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Judy Barker

Language Adviser and Lecturer

Language Centre

Contact Details

email: j.barker@worc.ac.uk

tel: 01905 855492

Teaching

Teaching

Judy studied English Language and Literature at Radboud University in the Netherlands and at Oxford University (Manchester Harris College) as a one-year exchange student. After gaining a PGCE in TEFL she taught in Further and Adult Education and at Dutch secondary schools until her move to the UK in 1994.

She is an approved Assistant CELTA tutor. In addition to teaching EFL, she has taught Dutch and conducted GCSE and A level Dutch oral examinations since 1997.

Since being appointed at the University of Worcester in 2006, she has worked in a variety of roles related to language learning and teaching. Her main teaching responsibilities currently include the Pre-sessional programmes and CELTA courses.

Professional Bodies

Professional Bodies

Registry of Certified Interpreters & Translators (Bureau BTV), the Netherlands, registration no. 4145

Conferences and publications

Conferences and publications

Conference papers

‘Portfolio assessment: the fairest of them all?’ (with Tim Silk). InnoConf18, University of Liverpool

'Blended learning and continuous assessment: mixing and matching'. Association of University Language Centres Conference 2017, Queen's University Belfast

'English for Academic Studies: the Flipped Classroom Experience' (with John Hankinson). AULC Learning & Teaching Support SIG Event 2016, University of Worcester

'Developing Students’ Academic Communication Skills', University of Worcester Annual Teaching, Learning and Student Experience Conference 2016, University of Worcester

'English for Academic Studies: Tailored Online Support for International Students'. Learning, Teaching and Student Experience Conference 2015, University of Worcester

'Using English UK Campus on a Pre-sessional Course: Why, How and Again Next Year?' English UK Teachers' Conference 2014, London

'Filming and Streaming Student Presentations: Worth the Effort?' (with A. Harbuz). Supporting Student Learning & Teaching Conference June 2012, University of Worcester

'"Sorry, Course Cancelled"; What Do Students Think of Hybrid Language Learning as an Alternative?’ (with J. Lewin-Jones and P. Snookes). HEA LLAS Subject Centre Languages in Higher Education 2010 Conference: Raising the Standard for Languages, London

'WWW: Worcester, Warwick and Wimba - Connecting Learners' (with J. McKie, P. Snookes and T. MacKinnon). Association of University Language Centres Conference 2010, University of Exeter

'From Myth to Release: Providing On-demand Access to Free-to-air Broadcast Recordings' (with J. McKie). Association of University Language Centres Conference 2010, University of Exeter

'Blended Learning as a Means to an End' (with J. McKie and P. Snookes). E-Learning Symposium 2010, University of Southampton

'Establishing Blended Learning Provision in Your Department – Reflections on the Blended Language Learning Consortium Project' (with P. Snookes). Supporting Student Learning & Teaching Conference June 2009, University of Worcester

Publications

Barker, J. and Snookes, P. (2009) 'Blended Learning as a Means to an End', Worcester Journal of Learning and Teaching, Issue 3

External Responsibilities

External Responsibilities