Reem Alrashidi

Thesis Title: The Effects of Data-driven Learning Approach on Language Learners’ Use of Metadiscourse markers in Academic Writing (an experimental study).

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Supervisors: Dr. Christian Jones (90%), Dr. Caterina Guadramagna (10%).


Previous Education:

MA Applied Linguistics and Cross-Cultural Communication, Birkbeck, University of London, 2017.

MA Applied linguistics and TESOL, University of Newcastle, 2009.

MA Foundations of Education, Kuwait University, 2007.

BA Teaching English as a Foreign Language, Kuwait University, 2002.


Research Summary: I am interested in corpus-based studies and Data-Driven Learning (DDL) applications in language pedagogy. My research aims to examine the impact of DDL intervention on the use of metadiscourse markers by language learners (B1 level) in academic writing.