Dianne B. Davies

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Senior Lecturer, M.A.

Dianne B. Davies B.A. (Hons), M.A.
Senior Lecturer
Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck
Institut für Anglistik
Zi. 40314

3. Stock

Geiwi Turm
Innrain 52d/3
A-6020 Innsbruck
Austria


Tel: 0043 (0) 512 507 4168

 Dianne.Davies@uibk.ac.at

Office hour:  Tuesdays 11:45 – 12:45 (please email to secure a time slot)


Classes taught SS13

Listening/ Speaking I STEOP (coordinator), Listening/ Speaking III (coordinator), Language Awareness I (coordinator), Listening/ Speaking IV, Concepts, Contexts, Theories of Cultural Studies: British and Anglophone Cultures

 

Language Awareness I (E)

609714

Mon

08:30 - 10

40134

Listening/ Speaking I (D) STEOP

609704

Mon

10:15 - 11:45

40134

Concepts, Contexts, Theories of Cultural Studies:

British and Anglophone Cultures (A)

609765

Mon

13:45 - 15:15

52U105

 

 

 

 

 

Listening/ Speaking III

609724

Tue

08:30 - 10

40112

Listening/ Speaking IV (B) Lehramt only

609731

Tue

10:15 - 11:45

40112

Listening/ Speaking IV (C) BA only

609732

Tue

13:45 – 15:15

40901

 

Previous classes taught

Listening/ Speaking I, II, III

Reading/ Writing I, II

Awareness I, II

Concepts, Contexts, Theories of Cultural Studies: British and Anglophone Cultures

English Synchronic Linguistics (team taught with Reinhard Heuberger)

Translationsrelevante Fremdsprachenkompetenz I, Grammatik Englisch

 

Research Interests

Learning methodologies (especially using technology)

Testing and assessment


Presentations/ Publications

Suncheon National University, Suncheon, South Korea (Guest lecture)

November 26th 2012

Language didactics at Innsbruck University - recent changes and future developments (blended learning)

The 2nd Korea-EU ICI-ECP Conference, Chungbuk National University, Cheongju, South Korea

November 24th 2012

KE LeGE Program

Education in Austria – examples of current developments and changes (joint presentation with    Mag. Anna Oberrauch from Innsbruck University Geography Dept.)

IATEFL Glasgow

March 2012

Does Blended Learning have an impact on exam results?

Published in IATEFL 2012 Glasgow Conference Selections, edited by Tania Pattison

 

Anglistik Research Day Innsbruck

November 2011

Statistical analysis of the Awareness I SS11 final examination and how these results can be used to improve the course content of Awareness I

 

IATEFL TEA SiG Innsbruck

Sept 2011

Is it all in the blend?

 

Member/ Delegate

IATEFL, IATEFL TEA SiG, Ealta, ösgd, Teachers of English in Austria (TEA), IUT , Austro-British Society.

Qualifications

Completion April   2013  

Zeugnis Lehrkompetenz

http://www.uibk.ac.at/personalentwicklung/lehrkompetenz/zertifikat.html

Innsbruck University

4 week course  

Language Testing and Classical and Modern Test Theory

Lancaster University, England

M.A.  

European Studies

Cardiff University, Wales

B.A. (Hons.)  

 

European Studies with German

Erasmus Year

Northumbria University, England

Bremen University, Germany

TEFL  

Teaching English as a Foreign Language

TEFL Training Centre, Newcastle, England

Teaching Experience

since WS09  

Language, Linguistic and Cultural studies courses (see above)

Senior Lecturer Institut für Anglistik, Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck, Austria

2 ½ years  

UNIcert® courses, English for Political Scientists, English for Academic Purposes, Brückenkurse, Grundkurse, cultural studies courses in preparation for the Zwischenprüfung

Lektorin Philologie and HaF Depts Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany

1 year  

General English courses, lexical acquisition,  Wortschatz, communication practice, interview skills, grammar

Institut für Fremdsprachen   und Auslandskunde bei der Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany

3 years  

Translation into English (Steigreif and computer based), business interpreting (D-E, E-D), ESP Business English, Insurance English, LCCI examiner

Private language college Coburg, Germany

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