Staff Profile:

Dr Elisabeth Wilding
Job Title:
Associate Professor

I provide leadership and management of ISLI teaching programmes and facilities

• Institution-Wide Language Programme (IWLP)

• Academic English Programme (AEP)

• Pre-sessional Programme (academic year & summer vacation)

• International Foundation Programme (IFP)

• Self-Access Centre for Language Learning (SACLL)

Areas of Interest:

• Internationalisation and TNE

• Technology-enhanced learning and MOOCs. I was part of the ISLI team that produced A Beginner's Guide to Writing in English for University Study, on Futurelearn.

• Academic skills, especially issues related to online research and academic integrity.

Research groups / Centres:


  • Furneaux, C. Wright, C. and Wilding E. (2015). "From Darkness to Light: First Experiences in developing and facilitating a MOOC" in Corbeil, Corbeil and Khan (eds) The MOOC Case Book: Case Studies in MOOC Design, Development, and Implementation. Ronkonkoma, NY: Linus Books
  • Wilding, E. and Ward, J. (in press). Transferable Academic Skills Kit: Research and Online Sources. Reading: Garnet Education
  • "EAP: AN ALL-ROUND CHALLENGE 6 "in English Teaching Professional, Issue 74, April 2011
  • "Cite them right - is it an essential referencing guide?" in Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education, Issue 3, 2011
  • "Get Prepared: Using web-based technology for international student recruitment and induction activities" in InForm, Issue 5. April 2010
  • Manning, A and Wilding, E (2007) Transferable Academic Skills Kit: Seminars and Tutorials. Reading: Garnet Education
  • Manning, A and Wilding, E (2007) Transferable Academic Skills Kit: Presentations. Reading: Garnet Education
BA International Relations and French Literature (Brown University)
PhD French Literature (University of Pennsylvania)
TESOL Certificate (UCLA)

Conference Presentations:

  • "Designing MOOCs to bridge cultures" Intel Education Summit, Istanbul. November 2014 (with Shirley Williams).
  • "Establishing global connections to engage international students: lessons learned from an academic writing MOOC" HEA Annual Conference, Aston University. July 2014 (with Steve Thomas).
  • "Developing a voice; an example from the IFP sector" Foundation Year Network Conference Presentation. University of Keele. July 2012.
  • "Academic Take-Away" BALEAP PIM Presentation, University of Leicester. April 2011.
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Contact Details

+44 (0) 118 378 5646
242, HumSS building

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