Mrs Jolanta Hudson

  • University Lecturer, English for Academic Purposes (English for Academic Study Unit)

Biography

Jolanta is a lecturer in English for Academic Purposes (EAP) and MSc TESOL in the English for Academic Study Department at Glasgow University. She is also convenor of the Academic English and Skills for International Undergraduates (EAP 1) course and the TELT (Technology-Enhanced Learning and Teaching) Officer for the School of Modern Languages and Cultures, which involves providing support and staff training on the use of educational technologies.

Her research interests focus on learning and teaching English with technology, EAP pedagogy and online educational research. She is a doctoral researcher and currently doing her PhD studies in E-Research and Technology Enhanced Learning at Lancaster University. 

Research interests

  • EAP Pedagogy
  • Technology-Enhanced Learning and Teaching
  • Learner's Motivation
  • Collaborative Learning
  • Educational Research
  • eResearch

Publications

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Supervision

MEd/MSc TESOL Dissertation Supervisor (2021/2022)

I currently supervise MSc/MEd TESOL students mainly in the areas of online language teaching.

Teaching

  1. Lecturer and Convenor of Academic English and Skills for International Undergraduates (EAP 1)
  2. Lecturer in Pre-sessional English 
  3. Lecturer in MSc TESOL Classroom Processes
  4. Lecturer in MSc TESOL Developing Professional Practice
  5. MEd & MSc TESOL Dissertation supervisor.

Additional roles and responsibilities

  1. Technology-Enhanced Learning and Teaching (TELT) Officer at SMLC.
  2. University TELT Network academic contact for the School of Modern Languages and Cultures.
  3. Member of the Learning and Teaching Enhancement and Change (LTEC) Forum 
  4. Web Publishing for the School of Modern Languages and Cultures.
  5. Mental Health First Aider (MHFA) at SMLC.

Professional activities & recognition

Prizes, awards & distinctions

  • 2018: Recognising Excellence in Teaching (RET) Fellowship (University of Glasgow)
  • 2017: TEAP Associate Fellow (BALEAP)

Additional information

Qualifications

  • PhD in E-Research and Technology Enhanced Learning, Lancaster University, 2024
  • M.Ed TESOL, University of Edinburgh, 2013.
  • Trinity Diploma TESOL, Trinity College London, 2016.
  • DipHE in Teaching English Language, University of Silesia, 2002.

Professional Recognition Awards

  • Certified Microsoft Innovative Educator, 2020
  • Recognising Excellence in Teaching (RET) Fellowship, University of Glasgow, 2018
  • BALEAP TEAP Associate Fellow, BALEAP, 2017.
  • Teaching Qualifications in Further Education (TQFE) in TESOL, General Teaching Council for Scotland, 2008.
  • Teaching Qualifications in Secondary Education (TQSE) in TESOL, General Teaching Council for Scotland, 2008.
  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) in English Language Teaching, National College for Teaching and Leadership, General Teaching Council for England, 2008.

Professional Membership

  • Association for Learning Technology (ALT). Associate Member since 2020.
  • National Association for Teaching English and Community Languages to Adults (NATECLA). Professional member, since 2017.
  • British Association for Lecturers in English for Academic Purposes (BALEAP). Institutional member since 2016.

Presentations/Conferences

  • CPD: Teaching Writing Skills. Workshop presented at the School of Modern Languages and Cultures, University of Glasgow, January 2017.
  • CPD: Teaching Writing Through Collaborative Activities. Workshop presented at the School of Modern Languages and Cultures, University of Glasgow, March 2017.
  • Flipping lessons with Moodle: using the H5P Moodle plugin to deliver online sessions. Talk at the 12th Annual Learning and Teaching Conference Blended and Active Learning: where are we now, and where do we want to be. University of Glasgow, April 2019. 

External Roles