Dr. Yifang Xu

Associate Tutor

Background

Dr. Yifang Xu works as an Associate Tutor in TESOL, Language Education and Language and Intercultural Communication at Moray House School of Education and Sport, contributing to postgraduate teaching and dissertation supervision. She is interested in Global Englishes, English as a Medium of Instruction, Internationalisation of Higher Education and Inclusive internationalisation, with a particular focus on (language) attitude

Postgraduate teaching

The sources of knowledge: Understanding and analysing research literature

Conceptualising research: Foundations, assumptions and praxis 

Research summary

  • Language Attitude
  • Internationalisation of Higher Education
  • Global Englishes
  • World Englishes
  • Multilingualism
  • Inclusiveness in Higher Education

Project activity

Research Assistant - Developing a framework for inclusiveness in internationalisation. Funder - Institute for Academic Development PTAS Award

Research Assistant - The effects of STEM and Sustainability on S5 and S6 learners' academic performance and on their attitudes towards STEM-related subjects. Funder - Regional Skills Program 

Chen, Q., Li, Y., Xu, Y., & Guo, Z. (2023). EMI Teachers in a ‘caught-between’situation? Insights from a case study of an internationalised Chinese university. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 44(4), 339-354.