Teaching

Courses previously taught:
Anthropological Linguistics, Discourse Analysis, Field Methods, Introductory Linguistics, Languages of the World, Linguistic Typology, Morphology & Syntax, Phonetics, Phonology, Pragmatics, Semantics.

I have made a substantial contribution to teaching in the School of Humanities by developing curricula and teaching materials for 9 undergraduate modules and 5 graduate modules.

Nanyang Technological University
Graduate Courses Year Position & Role
HG7036 Linguistic Typology 2013 Course designer, coordinator and lecturer
HG7022 Meaning in Context 2012 Course designer, coordinator and lecturer
HG7007 Language Description & Documentation 2011 Course designer, coordinator and lecturer
HG7004 Advanced Morphosyntactic Analysis 2010-11 Course designer, coordinator and lecturer
HG7001 Topics in Linguistics Research 2010 Course co-designer and lecturer, co-taught with divisional colleagues

 

Undergraduate Courses Year Position & Role
HG8008 Linguarama: A globe trotter’s guide to the languages of the world 2016-18 Course designer, coordinator and lecturer
HG3023 Anthropological Linguistics 2015, 2017 Course designer, coordinator and lecturer
HG2003 Phonetics & Phonology 2012, 2015 Course co-designer and lecturer, co-taught with divisional colleague
HG447 Pragmatic Theory 2012 Course designer, coordinator and lecturer
HG346/3046 Language Universals & Language Types 2010-14, 2016-17 Course designer, coordinator and lecturer
HG345/3045 Field Methods 2011-13, 2016-17 Course designer, coordinator and lecturer
HG 202 Semantics & Pragmatics 2009-10 Course co-designer and lecturer, co-taught with divisional colleagues
HG801 The Language Puzzle 2009 Course co-designer and lecturer, co-taught with divisional colleagues
HG201/2001 Morphology & Syntax 2009-10, 2013-14, 2017 Course designer, coordinator and lecturer
HG2099 Languages of the World 2013-14 Course designer, coordinator and lecturer
HG8008 Linguarama: A Globe-trotter’s guide to the Languages of the World 2014 Course co-designer and lecturer, co-taught with divisional colleagues

 

La Trobe University
Course Year Position & Role
LIN3SYN Syntax 2007-9 Course designer, coordinator and lecturer
LIN1NLB Nature of language 2007-8 Course designer, coordinator and lecturer
B LIN2/3SEM Semantics & Pragmatics 2007-8 Course designer, coordinator and lecturer
LIN2/3SYN Syntax 2007-8 Course designer, coordinator and lecturer
LIN3DAS Discourse Analysis 2007-8 Course designer, coordinator and lecturer
LIN2/3SYN Syntax 2002 Course designer, coordinator and lecturer
LIN2/3PHT Phonetics 2002 Course designer, coordinator and lecturer
LIN2/3PHL Phonology 2002 Course designer, coordinator and lecturer
LIN1NLB Nature of Language B 2002 Lecturer, co-taught with Dr Hilary Chappell
LIN2/3PHL Phonology 2000 Lecturer, co-taught with Prof Barry Blake

 

North-East Hill University, Shillong (Meghalaya, India)
Course Year Position
Phonetics (for Linguistics MA course) 1999 Visiting (volunteer) Lecturer

 

Australian National University
Course Year Position
Introduction to the Study of Language 1996, 1998 Casual tutor
Phonetics and phonology 1996-8 Casual tutor

 

Department of Technical and Economic Cooperation, Bangkok, Thailand.
Course Year Position
English for Academic Purposes 1993 Lecturer

(for Thai IELTS candidates intending to undertake postgraduate study in Australia)
 

School of Architecture, Vientiane, Laos.
Course Year Position
 English as a Second Language 1991 Relief Lecturer

 


Teaching development activities

While teaching linguistics at La Trobe University, I sought to improve the effectiveness of my teaching and mentoring by undertaking the following development courses:

  1. Principles and Practices of Teaching and Learning Workshop, 19–21 February 2002
  2. Monitoring progress of research students, and managing lack of progress (2007).
  3. The thesis examination process and the advisory panel (2007)
  4. Academic supervisors’ responsibilities (2007)