Wednesday, 4 July 2012


Many people gave their time and expertise to make the 12th Middlesex University Annual Learning and Teaching Conference a successful event. The conference organising team would like to share their sincere thanks and gratitude to everyone involved especially those mentioned here.

Thanks to:

Professor Margaret House, DVC and Dr Nicky Torrance, Director of Learning and Teaching for chairing the keynotes

Ridhima Galhotra for administrative support and help on the day

All session presenters and chairs

Joyce Clancey for her support and loan of the pin boards and table cloths

Angus Macdonald and John Parkinson for filming and producing videos of the keynote sessions and several parallel session  and Art & Design for the loan of an extra camera.

Diana Tamics-Bahadoor and Edina Kurdi for persuading participants to share their conference impressions on video and the Business School for lending their Flip camera's

Louis Slabbert and media support services at Hendon

Colleagues in the Centre for Learning and Teaching Enhancement for their support, contributions and report writing

EFMS  and the excellent catering for the event from Chartwells' Catering Services

Tuesday, 3 July 2012

Presenter profile - Track G: Luciano Celini

International Students' Learning Journey

Luciano Celini, Senior Lecturer in Academic Writing and Language, Learner Development Unit.
Luciano Celini
Luciano joined Middlesex University in 2009 as a lecturer in English for Academic Purposes. Since then, he has taught in-sessional Academic Writing and Language in the Business School, the School of Art & Design and the School of Health & Social Sciences. Earlier this year, Luciano was appointed Coordinator of Academic Writing and Language for the Business School.

Special interests: Luciano is particularly interested in the relationship between technology and pedagogy in writing instruction, and has been involved in various projects developing online academic writing materials for the Learner Development Unit at Middlesex University. Luciano is also interested in professional writing instruction in higher education. He is currently researching the use of professional writing simulations in undergraduate Business School programmes.