English for Specific Purposes

Contact person info
Name of contact person: 
Dr Amanda Muller
Email of contact person: 
Who are your partners?: 
School of Nursing & Midwifery
What is the rationale for this practice?: 
High demand from students
Supports university obligations/initiatives
ESOS legislation
Language proficiency initiatives
What support exists for this practice? (Institutional or other): 
Departmental strategic/operational plan
Administrative support
Extra funding support
Faculty support
What restrictions are there on this practice? (Institutional or other): 
Room availability and suitability
If you have evaluated this practice, please select evaluation type(s): 
ALL unit administered student surveys
Usage numbers
What are the strengths of this practice?: 

Discipline-focused development of language and study skills for undergraduate international (ESL) nursing and midwifery students.

What approaches/theories of language and/or learning underpin this practice?: 

Scaffolding, cognitive-based instructional design, task-based teaching, evidence-based practice.

Other publications/products arising from this practice? (Not already included in previous question): 

Presentation to faculty/university

Paper based resources

Online resources

ALL Publication