Mr John Anthony Tomlins

BA (Hons) University of the West of England, MEd (Distinction) (Manchester)

Biography

Senior Tutor   Biography John Tomlins joined the Department in November 2001. He has taught English as an Additional Language, English for Specific Purposes and English for Academic Purposes for over 30 years in the U.K., Japan, France, Papua New Guinea, Cyprus and New Zealand in both the private and public sectors. He has designed courses in Business Communication Skills, English for Cartography, English for Academic Purposes, Research Skills, Language in Society, and Developing Communication and Communicating Development over the past 20 years. Service Academic English Studies and English Writing Coordinator. 

Research | Current

Politics of Education, Sociology of Education, Critical Language Teaching, Praxis Current Research: Teaching English as an International Language in the Era of Globalisation.

Teaching | Current

ACADENG 103 Academic Presentations

ACADENG 210 Writing Research Reports

Postgraduate supervision

Jung, J.T. 2004. "The influence of the teaching of spoken language on learner anxiety in their completion of speaking tasks", Unpublished MA dissertation, The University of Auckland.

Responsibilities

Academic English Studies and English Writing Coordinator

Areas of expertise

English for Academic Purposes, Critical Pedagogy

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Tomlins, J. A. (2010). Invited lecture: The Design of Teaching and Learning Materials for Seminar Discussions. English Language Academy, The University of Auckland.
  • Tomlins, J. A. (2010). Review of Academic Interactions: Communicating on Campus by C.Feak, S Reinhart, T. Rohlck, Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2009. TESOLANZ Newsletter, 19 (3), 46-47.
  • Tomlins, J. A. (2009). Designing Materials for the Teaching and Learning of Seminar Discussion. Paper presented at IATEFL Testing, Evaluation and Assessment SIG Conference, Recent Approaches to Teaching and Assessing Speaking, Famagusta, Cyprus. 23 October - 24 October 2009.
  • Tomlins, J. A. (2008). Invited lecture: The Design of Teaching and Learning Materials for Seminar Discussions. Murdoch University, Perth, Australia.
  • Tomlins, J. A. (2008). Invited lecture: The Design of Teaching and Learning Materials for Seminar Discussions. Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia.
  • Tomlins, J. A. (2008). The Design of Teaching and Learning Materials for Seminar Discussions. Paper presented at 3rd International Symposium and Conference, English Language Teaching Materials, Melaka, Malaysia. 16 October - 17 October 2008.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/16873

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Contact details

Office hours

Tuesday 11am - 12 noon

Primary location

CLL - Bldg 207
Level 2, Room 209
18 SYMONDS ST
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand

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