Jennifer MacDonald

Director, English Language Studies and University Access

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Email: jennifermacdonald@dal.Ca
Research Topics:
  • Linguistics
  • English Language Studies


Education

  • Ed.D. Applied Linguistics (UCL Institute of Education, UK)
  • M.A. Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (Institute of Education, University of London, UK)
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Public Relations (Concordia University)
  • B.A. Linguistics and Music (McGill University)

Areas of Specialization     

  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Internationalization of the curriculum
  • English-medium instruction
  • Critical language policy and planning
  • Technology in language education

Achievements

  • 2019. Invited Keynote Speaker, TESL NS Conference. Exploring Teaching and Learning in English for Academic Purposes, (with Kate Morrison).
  • 2019. Invited Speaker, BALEAP Conference. Plenary Practitioner Roundtable: Looking to the Future.

Education

  • Ed.D. in Applied Linguistics (UCL Institute of Education, UK)
  • M.A. Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (Institute of Education, University of London, UK)
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Public Relations (Concordia University)
  • B.A. Linguistics and Music (McGill University)

Areas of Specialization     

  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Internationalization of the curriculum
  • English-medium instruction
  • Critical language policy and planning
  • Technology in language education

Achievements

  • 2019. Invited Keynote Speaker, TESL NS Conference. Exploring Teaching and Learning in English for Academic Purposes, (with Kate Morrison).
  • 2019. Invited Speaker, BALEAP Conference. Plenary Practitioner Roundtable: Looking to the Future.

Selected Publications and Media

Research interests

  • Dr. MacDonald’s research interests lie at the intersection of EAP, internationalization of higher education, and critical applied linguistics, with a focus on the Canadian university context.

Teaching

  • OLCD-DEAP0032-English Pronunciation
  • OLCD-DEAP0047-English Language Communication + English for Specific Purposes
  • OLCD-DEAP0052-Leading Professional Learning in International Higher Education
  • OLCD-DEAP0055-Innovación pedagógica en contextos de internacionalización

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