Personal profile

Research interests

EAP teacher beliefs and competencies; quality assurance and enhancement of EAP programmes

Roles & Responsibilities

Olwyn teaches EAP to students on applied science, engineering and management degrees.

Olwyn is the Academic Director of the EAP Section in the School of Management and Languages.

Teaching Specialism

  • Research methods and team-based working
  • EAP teacher development and teacher competencies
  • Discourse (text linguistic) approaches to teaching English

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Research Output 1999 2017

purpose
English for academic purposes
content
student
business management

Access EAP: Frameworks: Course Book with audio DVD

Argent, S. & Alexander, O. 2013 Reading: Garnet Education. 328 p. (Access EAP)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

DVD
integrity
competence
graduate
book

The leap into TEAP: the role of the BALEAP competency framework in the professional development of new EAP teachers

Alexander, O. Nov 2013 Professional and Academic English: Journal of the IATEFL English for Specific Purposes Special Interest Group. Reading, UK: Garnet Education, Vol. 42/2

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

teacher
purpose
university teacher
development
course

Uncovering teacher beliefs in EAP

Alexander, O. May 2013 Snapshots of EAP Research Journeys. BALEAP, p. 11-14 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

teacher
model
student
English language
specialist
discussion

Activities 2011 2015

  • 1 Editorial activity
  • 1 Publication peer-review
  • 1 Membership of committee

Journal of English for Academic Purposes (Journal)

Alexander, O. (Editorial board member)
9 Jan 20159 Jan 2018

Activity: Editorial activity

BALEAP (External organisation)

Alexander, O. (Chair)
Apr 2014Apr 2017

Activity: Membership of committee

Journal of English for Academic Purposes (Journal)

Alexander, O. (Peer reviewer)
2011

Activity: Publication peer-review