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I am a language education consultant with over 30 years of experience.  For many years I was a senior lecturer in TESOL at a British university, but I now work with a wider variety of organisations both within and beyond academic institutions. I have an extensive publication record and I am a regular presenter at international conferences usually as a keynote or plenary speaker.  I travel widely in my work and I have been fortunate enough to deliver numerous presentations, consultancies, guest lectures and workshops in over 20 countries.  I have worked with a number of institutions across the globe to gather data for research.   I have significant experience in: internationalisation; marketing and recruitment; teaching and lecturing; research and scholarship. My teacher education expertise includes: education technology; methodology; syllabus design; teaching materials; research methods; English for Academic Purposes (EAP) - most recently (and for obvious reasons) I have become particularly interested in social media for continuing professional development (CPD) in TESOL.  I base myself in the UK for part of the year and in Thailand for the rest.  Having two hubs at times allows me to undertake regional activity at a fraction of the cost with no long haul flights.  I offer a support service for: PhD research proposals; research bids and submission of an article to a peer-reviewed journal.  I am a reader for a number of peer-reviewed journals including:  TESL-EJ TESOL Journal and System.  I have had commissions from Routledge and Oxford University Press to review works prior to publication.   I also have experience in external validation and examining at undergraduate, MA and PhD levels.   Now that I have left my role as Senior Lecturer in TESOL I am exploring possibilities of an associate or visiting lecturer\scholar with selected institutions across the globe.  Please get in touch if you  are interested in working together in any of these areas and\or you wish to commission other services.  

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Documented below are bullet points of recent work - a more comprehensive listing is available from my FULL CV

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Traditional Media - (indicative)

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Citations of  my recent work in Johnson, K. 2017. An Introduction to Foreign Language Learning and Teaching. 3rd Edition. Routledge. pp. 210-211.

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‘Help teachers resolve problems in the classroom, Dubai conference told.’ The National, UAE. (March, 2014). 

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'What’s the best way to teach languages?’ The Guardian Teacher Network, (June, 2013).

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 ‘The internet generation’s clear Call for knowledge.’ EL Gazette, (April, 2011).

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Academic publications, since 2013 (For full listing  0f 34 papers see CV) 

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Jarvis, H. (2017) ‘TESOLacademic.org - our ever changing story.’ ELT Research. Vol. 31. pp. 39-41.
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Jarvis, H. (2015). 'From PPP and CALL/MALL to a Praxis of Task-based Teaching and Mobile Assisted Language Use.' TESL-EJ. Vol. 19. No. 1. pp. 1-9. 

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Jarvis, H. (2014). 'Digital residents: Practices and perceptions of non native speakers.' Asian EFL Journal Teaching Articles. Vol. 75. pp. 21-35.  

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Jarvis, H. and Krashen, S. (2014). ‘Is CALL obsolete? Language Acquisition and Language Learning Revisited in a Digital Age.’ TESL-EJ. Vol. 17. No. 4. pp. 1-6.

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Jarvis, H. (2013). ‘Computers and learner autonomy: trends and issues.’  In S.Sheehan, (ed), British Council ELT Research Papers Volume 1. London: The British Council. pp. 387-409. (download the whole volume).

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Jarvis, H. and Achilleos, M. (2013). ‘From computer assisted language learning (CALL) to mobile assisted language use.’  TESL-EJ.  Vol. 16. No.4. pp. 1-18.

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Jarvis, H. (2013). ‘Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL):  Asian learners and users going beyond traditional frameworks.’  Asian EFL Journal.  Vol.15. No.1.  pp. 190-201.

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Digital Media (indicative)

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Interview about my IATEFL 2017 presentation "I link therefore I am: why does it matter". 

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Webinar from The British Council Teaching for Success Online Conference, October 2016. 'Online TESOL resources and networks for CPD: towards more active teacher engagement.' (You will need to sign in as a guest to Adobe connect to watch this 1/2 recorded talk, together with accompanying chat).  

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Blog Technology in PPP and Task-Based Language Teaching Lessons for the IATEFL Learning Technologies Special Interest Group. TESOL, Greece. 


Interview about the talk.  

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Summary blog of Digital ELT Ireland 2015 conference, including my plenary talk by Helen Legge. 

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Guest - #AusELT chat on Mobile-Assisted Language Use (MALU). Summary

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Gulf Education Solutions, Dubai 2014.  An overview of the event

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Conferences and related events - (recent, since 2016)

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May, 2017. ‘Education technology in traditional “presentation practice production” lessons and task-based alternatives Digital residence in English as an L2: What does this mean and why does it matter?’ Lancaster University, UK.

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June, 2017. CA Institute of Languages and Eaquals conference. Czech Republic. Plenary Speaker ‘From digital self and students, to professional self and teachers’.

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April, 2017. IATEFL, Glasgow. Speaker ‘I link therefore I am: why does it matter?’

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March, 2017. IATEFL Slovenia. Plenary Speaker ‘I link therefore I am: ideas and issues for CPD in an online environment.’

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February, 2107. Cambodia TESOL. Featured Speaker 'Building TESOL communities: from face-to-face to online'.

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December, 2016 and January 2017. 'The communications revolution: implications for humanities education ' and 'Digital residence in English as an L2: What does this mean and why does it matter?'  Thammasat University, Bangkok.    

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October, 2016. Guest lecture on ‘Digital residence in English as an L2: What does this mean and why does it matter?’ University of Leeds. 

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March, 2016.  TESOL Greece Annual Convention.  Supported Speaker (from the International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (IATEFL) Learning Technologies Special Interest Group (LTSIG). ‘Technology in Presentation Practice Production (PPP) &  Task-Based Language Teaching (TBLT) lessons.'

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