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Jane Robbins

Senior Teaching Fellow

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Address:
Room AG647
English Language Centre
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hung Hom
Kowloon
Hong Kong

Academic Details:

Self-introduction:
I am a Senior Teaching Fellow in the English Language Centre of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

I have been working ELC since 2007. Before that I worked for PolyU's Centre of Professional and Business English.

My experience has been as an English language teacher, teacher-trainer, and university lecturer. Currently, I am the Assessment Coordinator.

I am also the Chair of the Centre's Learning & Teaching Committee & oversee the Centre's projects.

Qualifications:
PhD. DipTEFL

Publications:

Robbins, J. M. (2018). Two Steps Forward, One Step Back (and a few to the side): Embedding English Language Teaching in a Discipline Subject. In The Asian Conference on Language Learning 2018: Official Conference Proceedings.. International Academic Forum, Web site: https://papers.iafor.org/submission40093/
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Conference Presentations:

Revising assessment rubrics for a university language centre by Jane Robbins on 05/06/2019 at Continuing Professional Development Symposium for Hong Kong University Language Centres, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong Show abstract

The journey: A digital story by Jane Robbins on 17/05/2019 at Writing Roundtable 2019, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong Show abstract

Two steps forward, one step back(and a few to the side): Embedding English language teaching in a discipline subject by Jane Robbins on 28/04/2018 at Asian Conference on Language Learning 2018, Art Center, Kobe, Japan Show abstract

OPTIMUS: A Web-based Corpus Resource for Enhancing University Speaking by Jane Robbins, David Gardner (HKU), James King (CityU), Ken Lau (HKU), Kevin Pat (HKU), Hebe Wong (CityU) on 02/06/2017 at Faces of English 2, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Show abstract

The dance of collaboration: Embedding English language teaching in a discipline subject by Jane Robbins on 14/12/2015 at International Conference on the Development of English Across the Curriculum , Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong Show abstract

Digital stories: alternative to the ubiquitous presentation assessment by Jane Robbins on 09/07/2014 at 2nd European Conference on Language Learning , Brighton, UK Show abstract Open webpage

Projects:

Completed Projects

Developing an online independent learning course site in Blackboard for Practical English for University Studies (PEUS) Show details

Online Project for the Improvement of University Speaking (OPTIMUS) Show details

Language enhancement for Capstone Projects Using Interactive Apps Show details

Hong Kong Continuing Professional Development Hub Show details