Ms Anna Rolinska
- Lecturer (EAS) (English for Academic Study Unit)
- 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.
- 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
- 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 roles in SMLC
- TELT (Technology-Enhanced Learning and Teaching) Officer (Sep 2014 - Aug 2017)
- 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)
- 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)
- '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
- ISEJ (International Student Experience Journal) reviewer
- IELTS examiner (since 2010)
Publications and other written outputs
- Cresswell, E. and Rolińska, A. (2016) What can language teachers and teacher trainers learn from designers? International House Journal of Education and Development, Issue 40: July 2016.
- Rolińska, A. (2015) TEAP Course Design Templates. Online: https://goo.gl/v1TVFI
- Rolińska, A. (2015). Digital English – me, online, writing & academia. In K. Borthwick, E. Corradini, A. Dickens (Eds), 10 years of the LLAS elearning symposium: case studies in good practice (pp. 127-137). Dublin Ireland: Research-publishing.net. doi: 10.14705/rpnet.2015.000273
- Rolinska, A. (2015) Gathering real time feedback through mobile devices (a video case study as part of JISC Youtube channel)
- Digital English for International Students. In JISC (2015) Digital Student exemplars - enhancing the digital experience of students.
- Rolinska, A. (2014) Going multimodal: a design approach to writing. In: T. Pattison (Ed.) IATEFL 2013 Liverpool Conference Selections. Kent: IATEFL.
- Rolinska, A. (2013) MyStory. In: T. Pattison (Ed.) IATEFL 2012 Glasgow Conference Selections. Kent: IATEFL.
Presentations and conference papers
- Glasgow-Gaza Telecollaboration - a 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 EduTalk - an 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