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Researcher: Kebble, PG (Dr Paul Kebble)

Fields of Research

English Language
English as a Second Language
Applied Linguistics and Educational Linguistics
Language in Culture and Society (Sociolinguistics)
Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development
LOTE, ESL and TESOL Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. Maori)
Sociology and Social Studies of Science and Technology
Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators

Research Objectives

Learner and Learning Achievement
Learner and Learning Processes
Communication Across Languages and Culture
Business Ethics
Teacher and Instructor Development
Learner Development
Education and Training
Education and Training Theory and Methodology
Resourcing of Education and Training Systems

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A practical introduction to task-based learning; English Australia Journal
Digital technologies & language teaching: real innovation or just another fad?; TasTESOL 2015 conference
Electronic professional development, action research and blogging: An ideal combination; Asian EFL Journal
How Good Is My English?
Learning Power and Politeness in International Business Communications: A reflective approach to researching learning and teaching in English for specific purposes (ESP) within a community learning environment and with particular reference to the language of respect; WEI International Academic Conference on Business and Economics
Making movies - an integrated skills task for motivating long-term ESL learners; English Australia Journal
Saudi Youths' Identity Construction Strategies in Online Communication: An Exploratory Study; 5th International Search Conference
The Cautioner’s Tale: A pilgrimage towards qualitative research in education affected through the ordeals of data collectio; Creative Approaches to Research
The IELTS Score Predictor
The production and critical analysis of the provision of an electronic professional development course for English language teachers designed to be culturally and pedagogically empathetic; International Journal of Innovative Interdisciplinary Research
‘I’m bored of studying English!‘ Three approaches for enhancing the motivation of ESL students; English Australia Journal

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision