InForm: a journal for international foundation programme professionals

InformInForm is the journal of teaching and learning related practice for members of the academic community associated with International Foundation Programmes (IFPs). It is produced under the auspices of the International Foundation Programme at the University of Reading with the aim of publishing articles from the wider IFP sector. Copies of InForm can be downloaded below.

Submitting an article

We are currently accepting articles for Issue 17 of InForm due to be published in December 2017. The deadline for submitting an article for Issue 17 is 30 September 2017. Please send your papers to inform@reading.ac.uk and be sure to read the writers guide below. 

InForm Writers Guide 2017

InForm Conference 2017 

Join other IFP professionals at the annual InForm conference. This year sees two events, both on Saturday 15 July 2017 with one at the University of Reading UK and the other at University of Reading Malaysia.

InForm YouTube video

More information about the conference can be found on the InForm Conference page and the value of InForm conferences is presented in this short video:

 

 

 

 

Download InForm

Please download the latest issue below. Past issues are available on the Download InForm page.

Latest Issue:

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InForm Issue 16:  December 2016

Theme: Working with Words: Supporting understanding of discipline-specific vocabulary in IFPs

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Inside Issue 16:

  • The vocabulary of academic speaking: an interdisciplinary perspective
  • Academic vocabulary in the subject classroom: Raising teachers' awareness through CLIL reflective practice
  • Using Moodle's glossary activity to promote the acquisition of historical and political terms on an International Foundation programme
  • Specialist Knowledge: An Interactive Approach 
  • The vocabulary of academic speaking: an interdisciplinary perspective
  • Academic vocabulary in the subject classroom: Raising teachers' awareness through CLIL reflective practice
  • Using Moodle's glossary activity to promote the acquisition of historical and political terms on an International foundation programme
  • Specialist Knowledge: An Interactive Approach
  • Making Sense of Global Society: Teaching key conceptual vocabularies in the Foundation year classroom
  • Vocabulary on the go: An academic vocabulary learning app for Arabic learners on an English foundation Program
  • Enhancing the Student Learning Experience: Developing a PBL resource for Foundation History students
  • InFormal Reflections on the InForm Conference 2016
  • How I survived teaching English for Mathematics
  • Providing focus, or limiting options? Lexis, disciplines and English for Academic Purposes
Past issues are available on the Download InForm page.

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