Staff Profile:Dr Liz Wilding

Name:
Dr Elisabeth Wilding
Job Title:
Associate Professor
Responsibilities:

Transnational Education (TNE) Programme Director

Active Projects: 
I oversee the development of TNE language and foundation provision at ISLI and am currently supporting Year 0 at the NUIST-Reading Academy in Nanjing China.

I am a member of the Editorial Board of InForm, the journal for international foundation programme professionals.

During the 2017/18 academic year I will be leading The International Student Food Project, funded by UKCISA.

Bio:
I have a background in language teaching (English and French), more recently specialising in English for Academic Purpose (EAP) and Academic Skills for international foundation students.

Areas of Interest: 
 -  Internationalisation and TNE

 - Supporting international students' transition to HE study

 - Leadership and management in EAP

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

I have been actively involved in a number of funded T&L projects:

2017 - The International Student Food Project (UKCISA)

2017 - Transition Experiences of international students: how networking helps to make sense of academic life in the UK (University of Reading UROP)

2014 - MOOCs at Reading - what, why and where next? (University of Reading TLDF)

2014 - Blended Learning Implementation Project (Intel Corporation)

2012 - What did I do wrong? Supporting independent learning practices to avoid plagiarism (University of Reading TLDF)

2011 - International Student Survival Guide (University of Reading Annual Fund

A Few Personal Comments:
I am currently pursuing an MA in the Anthropology of Food at SOAS.

Qualifications:
BA International Relations and French Literature (Brown University)
PhD French Literature (University of Pennsylvania)
TESOL Certificate (UCLA)

Recent Conference Presentations:
“Creating an EAP management network together.” BALEAP Conference. University of Bristol. April 2017 (with Sarah Brewer). 
“MOOC-topia or MOOC-lear disaster?” E-learning Symposium, University of Southampton. January 2016.
“Essay writing on a massive scale: delivering feedback to and through the crowd.” ALT Annual Conference. University of Manchester. September 2015.

Publications:
Furneaux, C., Wright, C. & Wilding, E. (2015). First experiences of MOOCS in the UK; the case of the University of Reading’s “Beginners’ Guide to writing in English for university study”. In J.R. Corbeil, M.E. Corbeil, and B.H. Khan (Eds.) pp 337-348. The MOOC Case Book: Case Studies in MOOC Design, Development and Implementation. New York: Linus Publications.
Ward, J. and Wilding, E. (2015). Transferable Academic Skills Kit: Research and Online Sources. Reading: Garnet Education. 
Manning, A. and Wilding, E. (2015; 2007). Transferable Academic Skills Kit: Presentations. Reading: Garnet Education.
Wilding, E. (2011). EAP: An all-around challenge 6. English Teaching Professional, Issue 74.
Wilding, E. (2011). Cite them right – is it an essential referencing guide?. Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education, Issue 3.
Wilding, E. (2010). Get Prepared: Using web-based technology for international student recruitment and induction activities. InForm, Issue 5.
Manning, A. and Wilding, E. (2007). Transferable Academic Skills Kit: Seminars and Tutorials. Reading: Garnet Education.

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Liz Wilding

Contact Details

Email:
e.a.wilding@reading.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0) 118 378 6560
Building:
229E Edith Morley

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