Dr Louise Palmour

  • Lecturer in English for Academic Purposes (Modern Foreign Languages)

email: Louise.Palmour@glasgow.ac.uk
pronouns: She/her/hers

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Research interests

- Oracy development and oral assessment practices in English Medium Education and English for Academic Purposes contexts

- intercultural communication and English as a Lingua Franca research perspectives and their application to teaching and wider communication contexts

- Qualitative approaches to investigating classroom practices (ethnographic approaches, constructivist grounded theory) 

 

Publications

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Jump to: 2024 | 2023 | 2022 | 2020 | 2019
Number of items: 12.

2024

Palmour, L. and Elmslie, R. (2024) Fostering Inclusive Approaches to Oral Presentation Assessments: Student and Staff Perspectives on Presentation Style. 17th Annual University of Glasgow Learning & Teaching Conference, Glasgow, UK, 09 April 2024.

Palmour, L. (2024) Assessing speaking through multimodal oral presentations: the case of construct underrepresentation in EAP contexts. Language Testing, 41(1), pp. 9-34. (doi: 10.1177/02655322231183077)

2023

Palmour, L. (2023) Student and Teacher Orientations to Multimodality in EAP Summative Oral Presentation Assessments. BALEAP PIM Conference 2023: Multimodality in EAP Contexts, Edinburgh, Scotland, 03 Nov 2023.

Palmour, L. (2023) Assessing oral presentations: An analysis of score-reaching dialogue between EAP practitioners. Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 62, 101210. (doi: 10.1016/j.jeap.2022.101210)

2022

Palmour, L. (2022) Official and Unofficial EAP Constructs at Work: Pitfalls and Possibilities in Oral Presentation Assessment. LTF 2021, Language Testing Forum, Lancaster University, 26-27 November 2021.

Palmour, L. (2022) Navigating Sociolinguistic Fairness and Justice Issues in Oral Presentations. 55th BAAL Conference, Queen’s University Belfast, 1-3 September 2022.

Palmour, L. (2022) Developing and Assessing Academic Oracy in Oral Presentations: Current Practices and Future Action. BAAL Testing & Evaluation SIG, British Council, London, 24 June 2022.

Palmour, L. (2022) English as a Lingua Franca in the International University. Division of Human Communication, Development and Hearing [Webinar], Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health, University of Manchester, 1 June 2022.

Palmour, L. (2022) Researcher and Practitioner Engagement with ELF-Aware Assessment Theory and Practice. Centre for Global Englishes Seminar, University of Southampton, January 2022.

2020

Palmour, L. (2020) Overstepping the Mark or Knowing the Score?: Rating Oral Presentations on EAP Courses and the Role of Insider Knowledge. Language and Education Network, University of Exeter, March 2020.

Palmour, L. and Doubleday, J. (2020) Facilitating oral skills development: a guide for practitioners in higher education. Documentation. British Council, London.

2019

Palmour, L. (2019) Rating Academic Oral Presentations: The Human Dimension. BALEAP Biannual Conference, University of Leeds, 12-14 April 2019.

This list was generated on Sat Jun 15 14:23:37 2024 BST.
Number of items: 12.

Articles

Palmour, L. (2024) Assessing speaking through multimodal oral presentations: the case of construct underrepresentation in EAP contexts. Language Testing, 41(1), pp. 9-34. (doi: 10.1177/02655322231183077)

Palmour, L. (2023) Assessing oral presentations: An analysis of score-reaching dialogue between EAP practitioners. Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 62, 101210. (doi: 10.1016/j.jeap.2022.101210)

Research Reports or Papers

Palmour, L. and Doubleday, J. (2020) Facilitating oral skills development: a guide for practitioners in higher education. Documentation. British Council, London.

Conference or Workshop Item

Palmour, L. and Elmslie, R. (2024) Fostering Inclusive Approaches to Oral Presentation Assessments: Student and Staff Perspectives on Presentation Style. 17th Annual University of Glasgow Learning & Teaching Conference, Glasgow, UK, 09 April 2024.

Palmour, L. (2023) Student and Teacher Orientations to Multimodality in EAP Summative Oral Presentation Assessments. BALEAP PIM Conference 2023: Multimodality in EAP Contexts, Edinburgh, Scotland, 03 Nov 2023.

Palmour, L. (2022) Official and Unofficial EAP Constructs at Work: Pitfalls and Possibilities in Oral Presentation Assessment. LTF 2021, Language Testing Forum, Lancaster University, 26-27 November 2021.

Palmour, L. (2022) Navigating Sociolinguistic Fairness and Justice Issues in Oral Presentations. 55th BAAL Conference, Queen’s University Belfast, 1-3 September 2022.

Palmour, L. (2022) Developing and Assessing Academic Oracy in Oral Presentations: Current Practices and Future Action. BAAL Testing & Evaluation SIG, British Council, London, 24 June 2022.

Palmour, L. (2022) English as a Lingua Franca in the International University. Division of Human Communication, Development and Hearing [Webinar], Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health, University of Manchester, 1 June 2022.

Palmour, L. (2022) Researcher and Practitioner Engagement with ELF-Aware Assessment Theory and Practice. Centre for Global Englishes Seminar, University of Southampton, January 2022.

Palmour, L. (2020) Overstepping the Mark or Knowing the Score?: Rating Oral Presentations on EAP Courses and the Role of Insider Knowledge. Language and Education Network, University of Exeter, March 2020.

Palmour, L. (2019) Rating Academic Oral Presentations: The Human Dimension. BALEAP Biannual Conference, University of Leeds, 12-14 April 2019.

This list was generated on Sat Jun 15 14:23:37 2024 BST.

Teaching

I currently teach on the following courses:

- Teaching English for Academic Purposes 

- Developing Professional Practice in TESOL 

- Advanced English for Business Students 

 

I have previously taught in the following ares:

- Language Testing and Assessment in Society

- English as a Medium of Instruction in Global Edcuation

- Research and Enquiry in Applied Linguistics

- Dissertation Skills for Applied Linguistics/TESOL students

 

 

Additional information

ESRC Postdoctoral Fellowship, Centre for Global Englishes, University of Southampton, 2021

PhD in Applied Linguuistics from University of Southampton, 2020

Masters in Applied Linguistics for Language Teaching, University of Southampton, 2013

BA in Russian Studies, University of Nottingham, 2010 

 

I am a member of BAAL and BALEAP