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Davin Scampton

Curriculum Development Advisor

Academic Qualifications Obtained

2008 IELTS Examiner, Hamilton Centre (expired), New Zealand
2006 Masters in Applied Linguistics, University of Waikato, New Zealand
2005 Post Graduate Diploma in Second Language Teaching, University of Waikato, New Zealand
2004 Certificate in English Language Teaching, Waikato Institute of Technology, New Zealand
2001 Certificate in Teaching Japanese students, David English House, Oxford, Japan
2000 Certificate in Japanese Language Proficiency (Level 3), Monbusho, Japan
1994 Bachelor of Social Sciences, University of Waikato, New Zealand

 

Professional Certifications

  • 2011, HowToMoodle (Administrator), HowToMoodle, England
  • 2011, HowToMoodle (Course Creator), HowToMoodle, England

Teaching Expertise

2014 – PresentCurriculum Development Advisor, Bahrain Polytechnic, Bahrain 
2011-2014Head ICT Academic Application, Bahrain Polytechnic, Bahrain
2009-2011English/ e-Learning subject specialist, Bahrain Polytechnic, Bahrain
2007-2009Teacher CAEL (CALL) (Continuing) University of Waikato, Waikato Pathways College, New Zealand
2006-2007Fixed Term Teacher, University of Waikato Language Institute, New Zealand
1998-2004Owner, Kiwi House English Language School , Japan
1995-2004Head Teacher,  California Language Institute , Japan
1998-2004Head Teacher,  Zen Kyo Ken , Japan
1998-2004Head Teacher, Bridgestone English Centre , Japan

 

Publications

  • Scampton, D., Standing, M. & Vane, R. (2008). ‘CLESOL – Revisited’ Presented as part of in service professional development. University of Waikato, Waikato Pathways College, November 7th.
  • Barnard, R. & Scampton, D. (2009). ‘Teaching grammar: A survey of EAP teachers in New Zealand’ New Zealand Studies in Applied Linguistics, New Zealand.
  • Barnard, R. & Scampton, D. (2008). ‘EAP Teachers’ Attitudes to the Teaching of Grammar.’ Paper to be presented at the CLESOL (Community Languages and English for Speakers of Other Languages) Conference. Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Barnard, R. & Scampton, D. (2008). ‘A survey of some New Zealand teachers’ attitudes regarding the teaching of grammar.’ Paper presented at the ALANZ (Applied Linguistics Association of New Zealand) Seminar. University of Waikato, May 24th.
  • Nolting, J. & Scampton, D. (2007). ‘Post-graduate international students perspectives on the support services offered at a New Zealand University.’ Paper presented at the LED (Language, Education & Diversity) Conference, University of Waikato.
  • Barnard, R. & Scampton, D. (2006). The treatment of modality in a current course book series: A preliminary study.’ Paper presented at the CLESOL (Community Languages and English for Speakers of Other Languages) Conference. Napier, New Zealand. September 29th – October 2nd.
  • Barnard, R., Knock, G., Liang, L., Nolting, J. & Scampton, D. (2006). ‘Foreign language learning materials in primary schools: A preliminary study.’ Presented at the Regional Seminar of the Applied Linguistics Association of New Zealand, University of Waikato.
  • Poret, A. & Scampton, D. (2006). Phonology: a case study of errors committed by a Japanese learner. Working papers in Applied Linguistics. Vol. 8, pp. 17-30: University of Waikato.
  • Scampton, D. (2006). Mood and modality in textbooks: Some teacher considerations.’ Presented as part of in service professional development. University of Waikato Language Institute, September 15th.
  • Scampton, D. (2006). Modality in English Language course books: An interactive course.’ Presented to students and lecturers from Chun Cheon National University. University of Waikato. August 3rd.
  • Scampton, D. (2006). ‘Japan – employment opportunities and warnings.’ Presentation to teacher trainees in the Certificate in English Language Teaching, Waikato Institute of Technology. May 22nd.

 

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