Ms Anna Rolinska

  • Lecturer (EAS) (English for Academic Study Unit)

telephone: 01413308518
email: Anna.Rolinska@glasgow.ac.uk

Research interests

  • learner autonomy
  • learner identity
  • online facilitation
  • assessment for learning
  • integration of educational technology into learning and teaching
  • fostering creativity
  • multimodal approaches to pedagogy
  • effective (online) course design

 

I'm particularly interested in the use of educational technology to promote learner’s autonomy, reflection and creativity, building online communities and helping their members to find their voice as well as the interplay between multimodality and constructing academic discourse.


Teaching

Currently

  • Term 1: convening and teaching on English for Academic Purposes 1 (an in-sessional course in English and study skills for Erasmus and Study Abroad Year students)
  • Term 2: teaching on TESOL Teaching English for Academic Purposes (TEAP) module (online)

In the past

  • Advanced English for Business (credit-bearing)
  • Glasgow School of Art International Foundation Programme 

Also

  • Pre-Sessional English for Academic Purposes (Summer A)
  • Pre-sessional English for Academic Purposes (Summer B)
  • Pre-Sessional English for Specific Purpposes (Summer C) - Biomedical Sciences / Science, Engineering and Technology Strands
  • Year-Round Pre-Sessional English Course (Syllabus 2 and Syllabus 3)

Additional Information

Additional roles in SMLC

  • TELT (Technology-Enhanced Learning and Teaching) Officer (Sep 2014 - Aug 2017)

 

Qualifications

  • MSc in Digital Education (University of Edinburgh) - Distinction (2016)
  • MA in the English Language and Linguistics (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland) (2002)

 

  • Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (a professional qualification from Cambridge ESOL)
  • Certificate in Teaching with Technology (Trinity College London)
  • Certificate in Online Tutoring (International House Online Teacher Training Institute)
  • Moodle for Course Designers (a professional development course)

 

Membership

  • IATEFL (International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language) and Learning Technologies Special Interest Group, Member of the IATEFL ELectronic Committee (2014-17)
  • ALT (Association of Learning Technologists)
  • EATAW (European Association of Teachers of Academic Writing)

 

Project Participation

  • 'Where am I now and where do I want to be? A Roadmap for Graduate Attributes', Learning and Teaching Development Funded Project at the School of Psychology (Research Assistant) - finished December 2018
  • Developing an online resource assisting UoG students in developing academic writing skills, University Services Innovation Fund with LEADS (Research Assistant) - finished August 2018
  • EAST Project (Writing and research tele-collaboration between engineering students at the Islamic University of Gaza and University of Glasgow)
  • BOLD TEAP (converting an MEd module in Teaching English for Academic Purposes to online delivery) - finished March 2017
  • Online Video Resource to help students make a transition into academic writing (as part of Learning and Teaching Fund) - finished October 2015
  • Hands On ICT (EU-funded project) - finished June 2015
  • Work of Art (EU-funded project on developing blended learning resources for museum and gallery workers)
  • UK Club HQ (as part of the Encompass Award Scheme, a language and culture Moodle-based course) - finished July 2014

Other

  • ISEJ (International Student Experience Journal) reviewer
  • IELTS examiner (since 2010)

 

Publications and other written outputs

Presentations and conference papers

  • Glasgow-Gaza Telecollaborationa presentation a E-learning Symposium, Southampton, Jan 2016.
  • Engineering language students collaborating across borders - a presentation at English for Specific Purposes SIG conference in Lublin, Jan 2016.
  • EAST on EduTalkan invited recorded conversation for Edu Talk online radio
  • The English for Academic Study Telecollaboration - a presentation with Bill Guariento as part of the Research and Work in Progress Seminar Series at SMLC, Dec 2015.
  • Transition to Academic Writing - a presentation with Carole MacDiarmid as part of an Learning Technologies in EAP webinar in Nov 2015.
  • Digital literacies and academic language development - a presentation at Digital ELT conference in Dublin, Oct 2015.
  • The EAST Project - a Glasgow-Gaza Telecollaboration - a presentation with Bill Guariento at Glasgow Explorathon (European Researcher's Night), Sep 2015.
  • Crossing the bridge – bridging the ‘gap’ doing academic writing differently – a presentation at EATAW conference in Tallinn, June 2015.
  • Assessment and Feedback - old, new or different ways of doing it online – a presentation at PL-CALL Between in Krakow, May 2015.
  • The benefits of using Wikis for formative feedback – a presentation with Katrin Uhlig at Focus on Assessment and Feedback event: Using technology to manage assessment and feedback, QAA conference in Edinburgh, March 2015.
  • Hands on ICT MOOC – an invited recorded conversation for Edu Talk online radio
  • Becoming Academics through Multimodal Activities - a presentation at E-learning Symposium, Southampton, Jan 2015.
  • Going Multimodal - a different approach to academic ariting  - presentations at MoodleMoot, Czestochowa, Poland (2012); IATEFL Liverpool (2013) and PL-CALL, Warsaw, Poland (2013)
  • Zoom in, Zoom out, Designing Multimodal Assignments - MATE ICT Conference in Marrakech, Morocco, Feb 2012
  • MyStory-Digital English - IATEFL conference in Glasgow, Scotland (2012)
  • Moodlising a face-to-face course - MoodleMoot in Czestochowa, Poland (2010)
  • Invited talks on topics related to e-learning as part of EU-funded projects: Innovative textbooks for vocational education and Special Needs Vocational  education and information technology

 

 

Publications

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2019

Guariento, B., Rolinska, A., Hutton, W. and de Moraes Garcia, D. N. (2019) BALEAP Webinar: Telecollaboration with the Global South. [Website]

Rolinska, A., Guariento, B., Abouda, G. and Nakprada, O. (2019) “Really Talking”: from Active to Transformative Learning in distributed environments and under highly pressured conditions. In: Phipps, A., Al-Masri, N. and Fassetta, F. (eds.) "Can You Hear Me?" Engaging Multilingually in Online International Academic Collaborations when Borders are Impassable. Multilingual Matters: Bristol, UK. (In Press)

2018

Rolinska, A., Swingler, M., Cleland Woods, H. and Barr, M. (2018) Employability Across Disciplines: a Roadmap for Staff. 15th Enhancement Themes Conference: Evaluation, Evidence & Enhancement: Inspiring Staff & Students, Glasgow, UK, 7 Jun 2018.

Swingler, M., Hendry, G., Rolinska, A., Cleland Woods, H. and Bohan, J. (2018) Cookie Cutting or Gaining a Broader Perspective? Embedding Graduate Attributes in the Curriculum. BPS DART-P Conference, Birmingham, UK, 06-07 Jun 2018.

Swingler, M., Roy, A., Rolinska, A., Armour, S., Hendry, G., Kirby, S., Woods, H. and Bohan, J. (2018) Enhancing Employability Through a Multi-disciplinary Approach to Graduate Attributes: Embedding Engagement and Developing Self Efficacy in Pre-honours Undergraduates. 11th Annual University of Glasgow Learning and Teaching Conference, Glasgow, UK, 28-29 Mar 2018.

Gomes, L. , Guariento, B. and Rolinska, A. (2018) UofG welcomes Palestinian students. [Website]

Guariento, W., Rolinska, A. and Al-Masri, N. (2018) Constructive content-based feedback in EAP contexts: lessons from a cross-border engineering-related pre-sessional course. Higher Education Research and Development, 37(3), pp. 514-532. (doi:10.1080/07294360.2018.1430124)

2017

Rolinska, A. and Guariento, B. (2017) Constructive Feedback Course. [Website]

Rolińska, A., Guariento, B. and Al-Masri, N. (2017) English for Specific Academic Purposes Student Partnerships Across Borders. Other. British Council.

2016

Fox, A., Rolinska, A. and Guariento, B. (2016) Absolutely Intercultural Podcast 207: The EAST Project. [Audio]

Guariento, B., Almasri, N. A.-S. and Rolinska, A. (2016) Investigating EAST (A Scotland-Gaza English for Academic Study Telecollaboration between SET Students). In: ASEE's 123rd Annual Conference & Exposition, New Orleans, USA, 26-29 Jun 2016,

Guariento, B. and Rolinska, A. (2016) An Online EAP Collaboration for Science Graduates. In: Annual International IATEFL Conference & Exhibition, Birmingham, UK, 13-16 April 2016, pp. 169-170. ISBN 9781901095890

2015

Uhlig, K. and Rolinska, A. (2015) Using Moodle Wikis for Formative Feedback. QAA Conference: Focus on Assessment and Feedback, 15 Mar 2015.

This list was generated on Thu Sep 19 17:47:18 2019 BST.
Number of items: 13.

Articles

Guariento, W., Rolinska, A. and Al-Masri, N. (2018) Constructive content-based feedback in EAP contexts: lessons from a cross-border engineering-related pre-sessional course. Higher Education Research and Development, 37(3), pp. 514-532. (doi:10.1080/07294360.2018.1430124)

Book Sections

Rolinska, A., Guariento, B., Abouda, G. and Nakprada, O. (2019) “Really Talking”: from Active to Transformative Learning in distributed environments and under highly pressured conditions. In: Phipps, A., Al-Masri, N. and Fassetta, F. (eds.) "Can You Hear Me?" Engaging Multilingually in Online International Academic Collaborations when Borders are Impassable. Multilingual Matters: Bristol, UK. (In Press)

Research Reports or Papers

Rolińska, A., Guariento, B. and Al-Masri, N. (2017) English for Specific Academic Purposes Student Partnerships Across Borders. Other. British Council.

Conference or Workshop Item

Rolinska, A., Swingler, M., Cleland Woods, H. and Barr, M. (2018) Employability Across Disciplines: a Roadmap for Staff. 15th Enhancement Themes Conference: Evaluation, Evidence & Enhancement: Inspiring Staff & Students, Glasgow, UK, 7 Jun 2018.

Swingler, M., Hendry, G., Rolinska, A., Cleland Woods, H. and Bohan, J. (2018) Cookie Cutting or Gaining a Broader Perspective? Embedding Graduate Attributes in the Curriculum. BPS DART-P Conference, Birmingham, UK, 06-07 Jun 2018.

Swingler, M., Roy, A., Rolinska, A., Armour, S., Hendry, G., Kirby, S., Woods, H. and Bohan, J. (2018) Enhancing Employability Through a Multi-disciplinary Approach to Graduate Attributes: Embedding Engagement and Developing Self Efficacy in Pre-honours Undergraduates. 11th Annual University of Glasgow Learning and Teaching Conference, Glasgow, UK, 28-29 Mar 2018.

Uhlig, K. and Rolinska, A. (2015) Using Moodle Wikis for Formative Feedback. QAA Conference: Focus on Assessment and Feedback, 15 Mar 2015.

Conference Proceedings

Guariento, B., Almasri, N. A.-S. and Rolinska, A. (2016) Investigating EAST (A Scotland-Gaza English for Academic Study Telecollaboration between SET Students). In: ASEE's 123rd Annual Conference & Exposition, New Orleans, USA, 26-29 Jun 2016,

Guariento, B. and Rolinska, A. (2016) An Online EAP Collaboration for Science Graduates. In: Annual International IATEFL Conference & Exhibition, Birmingham, UK, 13-16 April 2016, pp. 169-170. ISBN 9781901095890

Audio

Fox, A., Rolinska, A. and Guariento, B. (2016) Absolutely Intercultural Podcast 207: The EAST Project. [Audio]

Website

Guariento, B., Rolinska, A., Hutton, W. and de Moraes Garcia, D. N. (2019) BALEAP Webinar: Telecollaboration with the Global South. [Website]

Gomes, L. , Guariento, B. and Rolinska, A. (2018) UofG welcomes Palestinian students. [Website]

Rolinska, A. and Guariento, B. (2017) Constructive Feedback Course. [Website]

This list was generated on Thu Sep 19 17:47:18 2019 BST.