Ms Vanessa McDonagh

  • Lecturer (English for Academic Study Unit)

telephone: 0141 330 2362
email: Vanessa.Mcdonagh@glasgow.ac.uk

Research interests

  • teacher identity
  • teacher beliefs
  • reflection & reflective practice
  • initial teacher training
  • motivation
  • narrative inquiry

As part of my EdD dissertation I'm looking at teacher identity and initial teacher training. 

Working Title: An exploration of teacher identity through the lived stories of international students doing microteaching as part of their coursework.

Publications

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Number of items: 3.

2019

Lewis, S. and McDonagh, V. (2019) Assessed seminars for pre-sessional international post-graduate management studies. St Andrew's Learning and Teaching Conference 'Innovative Assessment in Higher Education, St. Andrews, Scotland, 23 October 2019. (Unpublished)

2018

McDonagh, V. (2018) An Exploration of Teacher Identity Through the Lived Stories of International Students Doing Microteaching as Part of their Coursework. 17th Annual School of Education Doctoral Research Conference, Birmingham, UK, 24 Nov 2018.

McDonagh, V. (2018) Students' Perceptions of Reflective Writing. Sabancı University School of Languages Conference: Pathways that Inspire Us, Istanbul, Turkey, 04-05 May 2018.

This list was generated on Thu Dec 2 08:02:07 2021 GMT.
Number of items: 3.

Conference or Workshop Item

Lewis, S. and McDonagh, V. (2019) Assessed seminars for pre-sessional international post-graduate management studies. St Andrew's Learning and Teaching Conference 'Innovative Assessment in Higher Education, St. Andrews, Scotland, 23 October 2019. (Unpublished)

McDonagh, V. (2018) An Exploration of Teacher Identity Through the Lived Stories of International Students Doing Microteaching as Part of their Coursework. 17th Annual School of Education Doctoral Research Conference, Birmingham, UK, 24 Nov 2018.

McDonagh, V. (2018) Students' Perceptions of Reflective Writing. Sabancı University School of Languages Conference: Pathways that Inspire Us, Istanbul, Turkey, 04-05 May 2018.

This list was generated on Thu Dec 2 08:02:07 2021 GMT.

Supervision

MEd and MSc TESOL dissertation supervision

Teaching

MSc TESOL

  • Classroom Processes
  • Developing Professional Practice (Course Convenor)

 

Teaching & Convening

  • Advancing English for Business (Speaking)
  • Advancing English for Business (Writing)
  • Year Round Pre-Sessional (Syllabus 2 & 3)
  • Summer Pre-Sessional English for Academic Purposes (Block A)
  • Summer Pre-Sessional English for Academic Purposes (Block B)
  • Summer Pre-Sessional English for Academic Purposes (Block C) - International Bridging Programme for Management (PMM) (Course Convenor)

Additional information

Qualifications

  • EdD (ongoing) Queen's University Belfast
  • MA Management in Education (2010) Bilkent University, Ankara
  • Cambridge DELTA (2009)
  • Cambridge ICELT (2006)
  • MA European Integration (2000) University of Limerick
  • BA History, Sociology & Politics (1999) National University of Ireland Galway

 

Membership

  • Individual member IATEFL (International Assocation of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language) and English for Specific Purposes Special Interest Group (ESP SIG)
  • Institutional member BALEAP (British Association for Lecturers in English for Academic Purposes)

 

Presentations/CPD Sessions

  • Nov 2018 An exploration of teacher identity through the lived stories of international students doing microteaching as part of their coursework, University of Birmingham School of Education 17th Annual Research Conference Education and Identity: New Directions, University of Birmingham, 24 November 2018
  • May 2018 Students’ Perceptions on Reflective Writing, Sabancı University School of Languages Conference Pathways that Inspire us, Sabancı University, Istanbul, Turkey, 4-5 May 2018
  • May 2018 Students’ Perceptions on Reflective Writing, Özyeğin University School of Languages ELT Conference How to do the "right things" by doing "things rights"? Özyeğin University, Istanbul, Turkey, 26 May 2018
  • Sept 2014 My experiences of teaching English in Turkey, Fulbright Instructor Induction, Ankara, Turkey
  • Sept 2013 Teaching English to Turkish Students as a Foreign Instructor, Fulbright Instructor Induction, Ankara, Turkey
  • June 2012 Narrative Inquiry into Experiences of a Teacher and MA Student, 11th International ELT Convention, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, 31 May-2 June 2012.
  • April 2012 A Narrative Inquiry into the Experiences of a Teacher and MA Student, 7th International ELT Research Conference, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Çanakkale, Turkey, 27-28 April 2012
  • June 2011 A Narrative Inquiry into the Experiences of a Teacher and MA Student, BUSEL Research Symposium, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey, 23-24 June 2011

 

External Previous roles

  • Oral Examiner for Cambridge Main Suite exams and Cambridge Young Learner exams
  • Involved with a self-study for the CEA (Commission on English Language Program Accreditation) Accreditation Process (2011-2014) for a programme in Turkey.