Mick King, Dr.
Community College of Qatar
Mick is English Language Center Chair at the Community College of Qatar. His 17 years in the Arabian Gulf context have allowed him the opportunity to work in various tertiary environments and share his regional research.
It's not just about the English: Prepping learners for college (PP116), PaperThe presenter will draw on his own doctoral research and on classroom experiences to posit that in the Arabian Gulf context we are still falling short in integrating academic independent learning skills development into college preparatory ESL programmes. As an antidote to this, he will share both current and previous examples of how he has attempted to close this gap. Attendees are encouraged to reflect on the theory and use the practical solutions offered.