Dr Roderick Neilsen
This person does not currently hold a position at QUT.
BiographyDr Roderick Neilsen:
- has taught English to speakers of other languages since 1980
- has lived and worked in the UK, Saudi Arabia, Colombia and Brunei
- has been involved in teaching practitioner-based research projects
- speaks Spanish as a second language
- is interested in LOTE issues in Australia.
He moved to Australia in 1995 and taught TESOL for special and general courses and trained teachers on CELTA courses at The University of Queensland for several years before beginning a PhD in which he explored the relationship of expatriate TESOL teachers to the globalising process.
Since completion of the PhD, he has lectured in TESOL and language and linguistics-related subjects.
Specialist Studies in Education, Cultural Studies, Literary Studies
Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008
- Doctor of Philosophy (University of Queensland)
- MEd(TESOL) (Uni of South Australia)
- PGCE (University of London)
- BA(Hons) (University of Wales)
- Neilsen R, (2004) The role of the teacher, Teaching English language in Australia : theoretical perspectives and practical issues, pp. 157-170.
- Neilsen R, (2004) What is language and how is it learnt?, Teaching English language in Australia : theoretical perspectives and practical issues, pp. 3-17.
- Neilsen R, Gitsaki C, Honan E, (2007) Traveller's tales: ELT teachers in a globalising world. In C Gitsaki, Language and languages: global and local tensions, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 1-14.
- Neilsen R, (2009) Travellers' Tales: the expatriate English language teacher in the new global culture, Cambridge Scholars Publishing.