Dr Michael Lynch

Senior Lecturer in Language Studies

Background

About the PGDE

Qualifications

MA Joint Hons (French & Italian)

PGCE Secondary in French and Italian

PhD

Responsibilities & affiliations

Academic Coordinator Placement

Undergraduate teaching

PGDE Secondary

Postgraduate teaching

Sources of Knowledge

Conceptualising Research

Planning Research

Open to PhD supervision enquiries?

Yes

Research summary

  • Modern Languages
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Bilingualism
  • Teacher Cognition

Current research interests

Article in preparation for Scottish Educational Journal. Title " What contribution can research make to initial teacher education in the field of second language learning to teachers’ continuing professional development?" - paper given at SERA 2016. Article in preparation for TESOL Quarterly Title "Evidence for the bilingual option". Co-written with Professor Wolfgang Butzkamm, Emeritus Professor, University of Aachen, Germany. Paper accepted for "The Second International Conference on Situating Strategy Use: Present Issues and Future Trends", Thrace, Greece in September 2017. Collaborative research with other Scottish universities involved in the SCDE Languages Group (formerly STEC Sub Group). The research will focus on pedagogy and teacher development with respect to identifying the most effective ways in which to support and develop the Scottish Government 1+2 languages policy.

Research activities

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Conference details

SERA 2016

Papers delivered

Title " What contribution can research make to initial teacher education in the field of second language learning to teachers’ continuing professional development?"