SPELT Research SIG

Professional Development program 2008-9


Exhausted by the experience of teaching English in large classes and don’t know what to do? Here’s a chance for you to confront the challenge and change the way you look at your large classes.


Research SIG proudly offers a 45 hour modular course on

‘Teaching & Researching in Large Classes’

Course Leader: Dr Fauzia Shamim, University of Karachi

This modular course aims to enhance the participants’ skills and understanding of teaching English in large classes. Participants will also be supported for conducting action research in their own classrooms.

Module 1: 10 hours

Dates: 21-25 December 2008

Timings: 2.30-5.30 p.m

Venue: SPELT House

Module 2: 15 hours (January- May 2009)

During this module participants will undertake action research in their own classes. Monthly research clinics will be held to provide the participants the much needed space to share their research issues and get advice from peers and tutor.

Date & Timings: 3rd Saturday of the month, 3.00-6.00 p.m.

Module 3: 20 hours (June 2009)

Dates & Timings: To be negotiated with the participants


Course fee: Rs 4000 only!


Please note that Module 1 is also open to participants who may not wish to enroll for the entire course.


Enrollment forms available at SPELT house.

Last date for enrollment: 5 December 2008.


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