Kendall Richards

Kendall Richards

Dr Kendall Richards

Academic Support Adviser

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Measuring the effectiveness of English medium instruction shipping courses

Journal Article
Tseng, P., Pilcher, N., & Richards, K. (in press)
Measuring the effectiveness of English medium instruction shipping courses. Maritime Business Review, https://doi.org/10.1108/mabr-10-2019-0042
Purpose: Shipping courses contain much technical and specialist knowledge and present particular challenges for English medium instruction (EMI). This paper aims to investigat...

Agile Implementation and Expansive Learning: Identifying Contradictions and Their Resolution Using an Activity Theory Perspective

Conference Proceeding
Chita, P., Cruickshank, P., Smith, C., & Richards, K. (2020)
Agile Implementation and Expansive Learning: Identifying Contradictions and Their Resolution Using an Activity Theory Perspective. In Agile Processes in Software Engineering and Extreme Programming. , (3-19). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-49392-9_1
A key challenge organisations face when transitioning to agile delivery methods is that of quickly and effectively learning new ways of working. This study posits that fundame...

How a particular view of language enables neoliberalism in student support – and how to resist it.

Presentation / Conference
Richards, K., & Pilcher, N. (2020, May)
How a particular view of language enables neoliberalism in student support – and how to resist it. Paper presented at DPR20 Discourse, Power and Resistance the values of education, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal
In this presentation, extending previous research, the authors argue that a particular view of language which sees it as a concrete abstract objectivist entity separable from ...

Using physical objects as a portal to reveal academic subject identity and thought

Journal Article
Richards, K., & Pilcher, N. (2020)
Using physical objects as a portal to reveal academic subject identity and thought. Qualitative Report, 25(1), 127-144
We are lecturers who help students studying subjects that use word-based writing, non-word based writing such as Mathematics, and non-text based language such as visual semiot...

How a view of language underpins approaches to supporting higher education students that facilitate neo-liberalism, and how to resist this

Journal Article
Richards, K., & Pilcher, N. (2018)
How a view of language underpins approaches to supporting higher education students that facilitate neo-liberalism, and how to resist this. Power and Education, 175774381881180. doi:10.1177/1757743818811801
In this article we argue a particular view of language underpins approaches to supporting students in Higher Education, and that this view facilitates neoliberalism. Universit...

Research grounded support of student learning in Higher Education: The importance of dialogue and subject embedded, contextualised language and content.

Thesis
Richards, K. Research grounded support of student learning in Higher Education: The importance of dialogue and subject embedded, contextualised language and content. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1532248
This aim of this thesis is to demonstrate how the research that has been conducted by the author, as illustrated through the publications presented, adds to the domain of acad...

Western and Eastern Building Conservation Philosophies: Perspectives on Permanence and Impermanence

Journal Article
Forster, A. M., Thomson, D., Richards, K., Pilcher, N., & Vettese, S. (2019)
Western and Eastern Building Conservation Philosophies: Perspectives on Permanence and Impermanence. International Journal of Architectural Heritage, 13(6), 870-885. https://doi.org/10.1080/15583058.2018.1490827
In this conceptual paper, we illuminate Western building conservation philosophy practice with insights into Eastern conservation philosophy and associated aesthetic understan...

Constructing English-medium instruction indicators in the shipping courses of Taiwan’s higher education

Journal Article
Tseng, P., Richards, K., & Pilcher, N. (2018)
Constructing English-medium instruction indicators in the shipping courses of Taiwan’s higher education. Maritime Business Review, https://doi.org/10.1108/mabr-07-2017-0020
English is a common language in the global shipping industry and many universities in non-English speaking countries in the world are now moving towards the use of English as ...

What Is The ‘Academic Purpose’ Of ‘English’ In ‘English For Academic Purposes’?

Book Chapter
Pilcher, N., & Richards, K. (2017)
What Is The ‘Academic Purpose’ Of ‘English’ In ‘English For Academic Purposes’?. In L. Tuen Wong, & W. Lam Wong (Eds.), Teaching and Learning English for Academic Purposes: Current Research and PracticesNova Science Publishers
In this chapter, we suggest abandoning the current form of EAP for a form of EAP that is actively explorative of and taught within individual subject contexts. We argue that f...

Should we teach from materials developed with corpus linguistics?

Journal Article
Richards, K., & Pilcher, N. (2017)
Should we teach from materials developed with corpus linguistics?. English for Specific Purposes Special Interest Group Journal,
In our presentation for the IATEFL ESP-SIG in Athens our intention was to create ‘wobble’ and genuine dialogue around the issue of the importance of ‘context’ in relation to ...

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