Other ELT Materials Development 

 

Academic Reference Materials

  • Guides for International Students. Trent University, Canada (2002–2012). Author of study skills guides (avg. 25,000 words). Titles: Research and Documentation | Successful Sentence Structure | Vocabulary Skills and Strategies | 101 Trouble Spots in English (co-author) | Starting Your Trent Degree: University Regulations and Study Skills.

ESP Materials

  • Present English Series. Alpha/SmartEducation, UAE (2015). Versioning of vocational English textbooks for the Middle Eastern and North African markets. Titles: English for Commerce / Tourism / Construction / Mechanics, Electronics and Technical Assistance / Cooking, Catering and Reception / Transport and Logistics.

General Adult ESL Materials

  • The Big Picture. Richmond ELT, UK (2021). Author of TOEFL practice pages.

  • Studio. Helbling, UK (2019). Co-author of intermediate-level workbook.

  • Skills Boost. Richmond ELT, UK (2014). Contributing author of online listening materials.

  • LearnEnglish Grammar, US Version. British Council, Hong Kong (2013). Co-author of US adaptation of app.

  • In Focus, Books 1–3. ELS International, S. Korea (1996–1997). Co-author of integrated adult EFL coursebooks.

  • Network, Books 1–6. ELS International, S. Korea (1995–1996). Co-author of grammar/conversation coursebooks.

 

Young Learner Materials

  • Core Curriculum for English. Young Digital Planet, Poland (2013). Contributing author of digital YL materials.

  • High School English. YBM Si-sa, S. Korea (1994). Co-author of Ministry of Education texts for Years 10−12.

 

Custom ELT Courses, Materials, and Curriculum Documents

  • King Abdulaziz University. Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (2022). Wrote study skills component of program to prepare students for overseas study through the King Abdullah Scholarship program.

  • Sir Sandford Fleming College. Peterborough, ON, Canada (2019). Wrote Communications course for international students in postgraduate Business courses.

  • Saskatchewan Polytechnic. Regina, SK, Canada (2018−2019). Wrote curriculum/materials for new EAP program.

  • Halton Catholic District School Board. Oakville, ON, Canada (2019). Wrote Pathways to Employment online course.

  • Coast Mountain College. Terrace, BC, Canada (2017). Wrote curriculum and materials for new English language course focusing on Business, Healthcare, and Environmental Sciences.

  • Sir Sandford Fleming College. Peterborough, ON, Canada (2015). Wrote six-level general EAP curriculum.

  • University of Victoria. Victoria, BC, Canada (2013). Carried out external evaluation/revision of curriculum for Academic and General ESL programs. Wrote report detailing strengths and weaknesses and presenting a revised six-level curriculum.

  • Trent University. Peterborough, ON, Canada (2001−2012). As Curriculum Coordinator, oversaw development of curriculum for six-level EAP program; wrote curriculum document, student handbook, and instructor handbook.

 

Teacher Training and Development Courses

  • Language Fuel. Auckland, New Zealand (2020). Author of online teacher training course Get Started with EAP.

  • British Council. Havana, Cuba (2020). Designed and delivered training in methodology for teaching EAP and writing skills for academic publishing for professors at the University of Havana.

  • TeachAway/Learnkit. Toronto, ON, Canada (2017). Author of Teaching Writing in-service teacher training course for Beijing Normal University, China.

  • Mount Royal University. Calgary, AB, Canada (2016–2017). Co-author, online Teaching English as a World Language course.

  • Sir Sandford Fleming College. Peterborough, ON, Canada (2016). Planned and delivered in-service teacher training course for visiting K−12 teachers from Panama.

  • Trent University. Peterborough, ON, Canada (2003−2009). Lead Instructor in TESL certification course. Wrote and delivered courses in language acquisition, teaching methodologies, teaching reading, and teaching writing.