Dr Tian Yan

26th January 2022 to present

Preparation for Educational Research and Dissertation

26th January 2022 to present

Personal tutor for postgraduate students

February 2017 to August 2019

Methodological Workshops for MEd TESOL

I co-designed and co-developed a series of workshops for MEd TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) students on research methods to support their dissertation writing in the Graduate School of Education. 

Workshops I delivered include: 

  • how to use tutor’s feedback effectively
  • how to develop a good dissertation topic
  • how to construct a literature review for a dissertation
  • in-depth interview/Interview data analysis
  • how to construct a discussion for a dissertation

January 2012 to February 2015

English teacher

I was a full-time English teacher from 2012 to 2015 in Shanghai China.