Staff Profile: Karin Whiteside

Name: Karin Whiteside

Job title: Programme Director Academic English Programme


BA (Hons) History and MA Applied Linguistics, Victoria University, Wellington, NZ; PhD Applied Linguistics, University of Warwick; RSA CELTA (A) and DELTA

Conference Presentations

  • 'Towards meaningful contextualization and process in the teaching of research skills in a changing EAP context' (Co-presented with Stuart Wrigley), BALEAP Leicester, 17th April, 2015
  • 'The semantic patterning of grammatical key words: a cross-institutional, cross-disciplinary study of undergraduate writing', Work-In-Progress Paper, ICAME 35, Nottingham, 1st May 2014
  • 'Enabling international students to meet the challenges of postgraduate study', (Co-presented with Gerard Clough), UK Council of Graduate Education meeting at Leicester University, Challenges of Working with International Postgraduate Students, 10th October 2013
  • 'Disciplinary influence at the lexico-grammatical level in undergraduate student writing: A contrastive analysis of History and PIR (Politics and International Relations)' EATAW Budapest, 28th June 2013
  • 'Exploring practical applications of 'Scaffolding Academic Literacy' (Rose et al., 2008) in EAP reading and writing' (Co-presented with Stuart Wrigley), BALEAP Nottingham, 19th April 2013
  • 'The Extent of Disciplinary Difference in Undergraduate Writing from the Humanities and Social Sciences', June 2012, Genre 2012 Conference, Carleton University, Ottawa
  • 'Developing realistic approaches to respond to the subject-specific writing needs of postgraduate students', EATAW, Limerick, June 2011 (Co-presented with Vicky Collins)
  • 'Promoting Academic Literacy in a Foundation Programme', Inform Conference, Reading, June 2010 (Co-presented with Duncan Hunter)
  • 'Task-Based Learning', British Council Workshop, Applied Linguistics Association of Korea (ALAK) Conference, December 2003


  • Adapting the scaffolding academic literacy pedagogy for an EAP context, Proceedings of the 2013 BALEAP Conference (Co-written with Stuart Wrigley), 2015
  • Developing a Core Module for a Foundation Programme, Inform, Issue 6, October 2010 (Co-written with Duncan Hunter)
  • Civil Society and the Red Guards, The New Zealand Journal of East Asian Studies, 2:1, 1994

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