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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

What influences reflective interaction in distance peer learning? Evidence from four long-term online learners of French (2003-02)
Lamy, Marie-Noëlle and Hassan, Xavière
Open Learning, 18(1) (pp. 39-59)
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.

News

Victoria Cumming, recipient of the Andrew Cornell Award 2017

WELS student wins Andrew Cornwell Award 2017

Victoria Cumming received her Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Social Work and was also given the Andrew Cornwell Award 2017 for the highest-performing graduate in the social work programme at the Open University's degree ceremony

6th November 2017
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