Newsletter: Issue 4

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September 2002

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Contents

Editorial
  • Editorial
    Professor Philip Martin, Director, English Subject Centre, Royal Holloway, University of London.
Articles
  • What will English Be?
    Rick Rylance is Professor of Modern English Literature and Dean of the School of Arts and Letters at Anglia Polytechnic University. He is the current Chair of the Council for College and University English (CCUE). Here he gives an extensive survey and consideration of the future of English in higher education.
  • Now Read This
    Dr Jo Gill of the University of the West of England and Dr Alan Brown of the University of Gloucestershire raise some fundamental questions about what, and how much, students of English read.
  • Using the Full Range
    In the first of two articles for this Newsletter, Dr Martin Coyle, Chair of English Literature at Cardiff University, offers a personal reflection on marking ranges.
  • Mission Impossible?
    Dr Sean Matthews, Lecturer in Contemporary Literature at the University of East Anglia, discusses the changing role of the British Council, looking at its work in support of the subject community in the UK and abroad, and reports from the major, Council-sponsored, regional conference in Budapest, ‘Transmissions: Theory, Research and Teaching in British Literary and Cultural Studies in Europe’.
  • Why do Lecturers use C&IT in their Teaching?
    Frances Condron, Project Officer of ASTER (Assisting Small Group Teaching through Electronic Resources) reviews the outcomes of the project.
  • The Ghosts of TQA
    In the second of two articles for this Newsletter, Dr Martin Coyle, Chair of English at Cardiff University, rattles some ghostly chains.
  • Prize Winning Student Essays
Subject Centre News & Reports
  • Our New Website
    Dr Michael Hanrahan, Project Officer: C&IT, and Mr Brett Lucas, IT Project Assistant, both of the English Subject Centre, King’s College, University of London
  • Examining External Examining
    Jane Gawthrope, Manager of the English Subject Centre, Royal Holloway, University of London
  • Part-Time Teaching: Developing a Generic and Subject-Specific Pathway to ILT Associate Membership
    Dr Siobhán Holland, Project Officer, Academic Liaison and Research, English Subject Centre, Royal Holloway, University of London
  • Further Work on English Graduate Careers
    Jane Gawthrope, Manager, English Subject Centre, Royal Holloway, University of London
  • Curriculum and Teaching Survey
    Jane Gawthrope, Manager, English Subject Centre, Royal Holloway, University of London
  • The English Subject Centre’s IT Project
    Dr Michael Hanrahan, Project Officer: C&IT, English Subject Centre, King’s College, University of London.
  • Student Book Reviews
    Michael Warren, Lisa Shahriari and Sarah Lock present their reviews of English texts.
Information and Notices
  • The Windmills Programe
  • Behind the Acronym: RSS
  • C&IT in English Roadshows: Autumn 2002
  • English: The Condition of the Subject
    Our International conference – July 2003