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Ms Xaviere Hassan

Profile summary

  • Central Academic Staff
  • Lecturer (French)
  • Faculty of Wellbeing, Education & Language Studies
  • School of Languages and Applied Linguistics
  • Languages
  • xaviere.hassan

Professional biography

Lecturer in French

Research interests

- Computer-mediated communication in language learning (Virtual environments such as MOOs, WebCT, Lyceum), - Intercultural communication (Community building and intercultural competence online), - Systematic Reviewing and evidence based/informed education. Founding author, reviewer and editor of the Modern Languages Systematic Review Group (the main function of the group is to conduct rigorous peer-refereed evaluations of research in relation to specific pedagogy-related questions). Reviews include: - Strategy training in language learning - a systematic review of available research, an EPPI systematic review - The use and effectiveness of synchronous audio-graphic conferencing in modern language teaching and learning

Teaching interests

Head of French (2001- 2008)

Course team Chair (in presentation and/or in production)
Level 1 French L120: 1997 -1999
Level 3 French L310: 1999 -2001
Level 2 French L210: 1999 – 2003
Level 2 French L211: 2008- present

Course team member (in presentation and/or production)
Level 1 French L192: 2002
Level 1 French L120: 1996-1999; 2010- present
Level 2 French L(ZX) 211: 2001-2006
Level 2 French L211 Remake: 2006- present
Level 3 French L (ZX) 310: 2002- present
Level 2 French L221: 1997- 2001 (then discontinued)
Level 2 French L210: 1996 - 2004 (then discontinued)

Course Director and/or Tutor at residential schools
Level 2 French L221: 1996 (discontinued)
Level 2 French L210: 1997- 2004 (then discontinued)
Level 2 French L(ZX) 211: 1997-present

Chair and/or Member of Examinations and Award Boards
Level 3 French L (ZX) 310: 2002- 2009
Level 2 French L210: 1997- 2004 (then discontinued)
Level 2 French L(ZX) 211: 2001-2006; 2010- present

Founder and Convenor of Forum pédagogique
(project funded by the Learning and teaching fund in 2005-6)
http://forum-pedagogique.open.ac.uk

 

Research Activity

Research groups

NameTypeParent Unit
CREET: Language and Literacies Research ClusterClusterFaculty of Education and Language Studies

Publications

Mobile technologies for language learning and teaching: an exploratory investigation (2010)
Kukulska-Hulme, Agnes; Shield, Lesley and Hassan, Xavière
In: Gimeno Sanz, Ana ed. New Trends in Computer-Assisted Language Learning: Working Together (pp. 167-174)
ISBN : 978-84-7942-880-8 | Publisher : Macmillan ELT | Published : Gandia, Spain
Civilisation (2000)
Hassan, Xavière and Starkey, Hugh
In: Byram, Michael ed. Routledge Encyclopedia of Language Teaching and Learning (pp. 108-110)
ISBN : 978-0-415-12085-2 | Publisher : Routledge | Published : London
The use and effectiveness of synchronous audiographic conferencing in modern language teaching and learning (online language tuition): A systematic review of available research (2005)
Hassan, X.; Hauger, D.; Nye, G. and Smith, P.
EPPI-Centre, Social Science Research Unit, Institute of Education, University of London, London.
Strategy training in language learning - A systematic review of available research (2005)
Hassan, X.; Macaro, E.; Mason, D.; Nye, G.; Smith, P. and Vanderplank, R.
EPPI-Centre, Social Science Research Unit, Institute of Education, University of London, London.

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