:/ELT & technology writing
Information about my content writing experience
I have many years experience as both and ELT writer and a technology writer and have been involved in a wide range of projects writing learning materials as well as teacher training materials, articles and software manuals.
Recent commissions include:
Premier Skills Video Tasks - I was commissioned to create a set of generic video activities to accompany some materials made for the teachers' section of the British Council and Premier League's Premier Skills website.
Action Research Toolkit - I was commissioned by the British Council in China to produce an Action Research Toolkit that could be delivered on their website with a range of articles activities and worksheets to encourage Chinese teachers to actively adopt action research practices.
Online Tools for Teachers - I was commissioned by The Consultants-E to produce a teaching manual with an assortment of free online tools and resources that teachers could use to create course content and motivating homework tasks.
English and Digital Literacy - I was commissioned by the British Council to assist Alison with the content and instructional design of the pilot for an interactive course combining the development of English language skills with digital literacies.
Instructional design manual for teachers - I was commissioned by The Consultants-E to produce and instructional design manual to enable teachers to create their own online course materials using the free CourseLab software.
New Technologies for Teaching English - I was commissioned by the British Council to write a series of short articles for the Transform section of the TeachingEnglish website outlining the relevance of new technologies to language teaching and development.
Teacher Training Sessions - I was commissioned by the British Council to write a series of teacher training session to enable teacher trainers to train teachers to use technology in a pedagogically effective manner.
Exploiting CD-ROM Materials - I was commissioned by Cambridge University Press to produce a teachers' manual to accompany their CD-ROM materials for the face2face English course.
Courses for Virtual Worlds - I was commissioned by LanguageLab to produce four pilot units for a Business English course to be delivered in their virtual school in Second Life.
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