Research Output per year
Chris has worked as an Academic Skills Tutor in the University of Huddersfield since 2002.
Previously, Chris was a Tutor of English for Academic Purposes at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.
Chris started out as a secondary school teacher, working in Surrey, Spain, the UAE and Brunei. He moved into teacher education when studying at Exeter University in 1996 and later worked for Leeds University as a tutor in Oman on the BA (Hons) Educational Studies for three years. In his role as a teacher educator he became particularly interested in the skills that the students require for successful study at University.
Chris gained a first degree in Economics from Kingston Polytechnic and a PGCE in Economics and Social Studies from Thames Polytechnic in the 1980s. He later studied for a Master of Education at Exeter University for which he was awarded a distinction.
He is a member of the European Association for the Teaching of Academic Writing and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Research Expertise and Interests
- Student oral presentations with a focus on public speaking anxiety, peer assessment and self efficacy
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Conference contribution