Newsletter: Issue 3

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January 2002

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Contents

Editorial
  • Editorial
    Professor Philip Martin, Director, English Subject Centre, Royal Holloway, University of London.
Articles
  • English and the Audit Culture: An Introduction
    Dr Simon Dentith, Reader in English at the University of Gloucestershire considers theories and analyses of the audit culture in the broad context of contemporary politics and cultures in Higher Education.
  • English and the Audit Culture: From Sensibility to Competence
    Professor Ben Knights, Teesside University, offers a reading of the audit culture’s relation to the discipline of English as a historically specific series of practices.
  • On Transatlantic and Cross-Channel Teaching
    Dr Craig A. Hamilton is a lecturer in the School of English Studies at the University of Nottingham
  • The Bologna Declaration. Does it concern UK Universities?
    Professor Graham Caie, Head of English and Scottish Language and Literature at the University of Glasgow, explains the Bologna Declaration and its implications for HE qualifications in Europe.
  • Webbing the Classroom
    Dr. Stacy Gillis, Research Fellow in Cyberculture at the University of Exeter, details the web-based learning and teaching project in which the School of English is involved.
  • Computers in Teaching English and Scottish Literature and Language: the STELLA Project
    Jean Anderson, Manager of STELLA (Software for Teaching English and Scottish Literature and Language and its Assessment)School of English and Scottish Literature and Language (SESLL), University of Glasgow describes the project.
  • Paying Attention
    Katharine McMahon is the Royal Literary Fund Fellow in the Humanities Department of the University of Hertfordshire writes about her experience.
Subject Centre News & Reports
  • Supporting Part-time Tutors
    Dr Siobhán Holland Project Officer, Academic Liaison, English Subject Centre, Royal Holloway, University of London looks at an English Subject Centre initiative.
  • Project Funding Report
    Jane Gawthrope, English Subject Centre, Royal Holloway, University of London. Presents the Subject Centre Development Projects.
  • What the LTSN can do for American Studies
    Professor Mike Kelly is the Director of the LTSN Subject Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies.
  • Study of Admission Trends
    Jane Gawthrope, Manager of the English Subject Centre, Royal Holloway, University of London, previews the results of the Subject Centre study of Admission trends.
  • Consultation on Literature and Language
    Professor Philip Martin, English Subject Centre, Royal Holloway, University of London
  • Book Reviews
    Peter Buse from the Dept. of English at Salford University reviews two books for those interested in theory: Peter Barry’s Beginning Theory and An Introduction to Literature, Criticism and Theory by Andrew Bennett and Nicholas Royle
  • Personal Development Planning
    Dr Siobhán Holland Project Officer, Academic Liaison, English Subject CentreRoyal Holloway, University of London