Wu Yan, Lecturer

 

Ms. Wu Yan joined OUC in 1992 after receiving her bachelor's degree from Beijing International Studies University. She has a good understanding of the problems and needs of adult learners of English thanks to her face-to-face teaching experience in the Xuanwu Study Centre and Xicheng Study Centre of OUC.

She has been a tutor for such courses as English I (an English course for non-English majors), English Listening Comprehension, English Teaching Methodology, and English in a Changing Worlds. She has also taken part in the compilation and making of such textbooks and audio-visual packages as TVU English, Integrated English, and This is English. In 2002, she received her M.Ed in Educational Technology and TESOL from the University of Manchester.

Her current research interest is in the application of educational technology to language teaching, in particular, the impact of Web 2.0 on distance English language teaching.