Eric Yates

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Teaching Fellow School of Education

Courses

Teaching in 2019

Qualifications

MA (Applied Linguistics), Dip Teaching, Dip Humanities.

Profile

Eric's teaching specialisations include the teaching and learning of foreign languages (French and English, and English as a Second Language), and teaching English as a First Language.

Research interests

Eric's research interests include:

  • Intercultural Communicative Language Teaching
  • The comparison between New Zealand and Asian Language Teaching and Learning Methods
  • Motivation as a factor in Foreign and Second Language Learning.

Current research

Application tendered for research into "Managing Cultural Diversity in New Zealand Secondary Schools", and "Secondary Classroom Practices and Support for International Students".

Publications

Conference unpublished paper contribution

Yates E S, Newton J, Sheam S, Nowitzki W, 'Intercultural communicative language teaching (ICLT): guidelines for effective practice in language classrooms', British Educational Research Association Annual Conference (Birmingham, September 2010).

Newton J, Yates E S, Shearn S, Nowitzki W, Intercultural communicative language teaching: implications for effective teaching and learning (Wellington, Ministry of Education, 2010), 90pp. http://www.educationcounts.govt.nz/publications/curriculum/76637/5.

Newton J, Yates E S, Shearn S, Nowitzki W, Intercultural communicative language teaching: implications for effective teaching and learning (Wellington, Ministry of Education, 2010), 90pp. http://www.educationcounts.govt.nz/publications/curriculum/76637.

Yates E S, 'Strategic issues in the teaching and learning of languages in New Zealand', Languages Strategies Workshop (Wellington, February 2008).

Newton J, Yates E S, Winiata N, Shearn S, Nowitzki W, Intercultural language learning: Implications for effective teaching: Draft report submitted to the Ministry of Education, A report for Ministry of Education (Wellington, College of Education, Victoria University, 2007), 171pp. http://www.educationcounts.govt.nz/publications/curriculum/76637.

Newton J, Yates E S, Shearn S, Nowitzki W, 'What does it mean to teach and learn an additional language interculturally?', NZALT LangSem Waikato 2007 (Hamilton, September 2007).
Report for External Body

Loorparg A, Tait C F, Yates E S, Meyer L H, Managing cultural diversity in New Zealand secondary schools (Wellington, Ministry of Education, March, 2006), 41pp.

Chapter in book

Newton J, Milligan A, Yates E, Meyer L, 'Global-mindedness and intercultural competence: two responses to the challenge of educating for a linguistically and culturally diverse world', in Delving into diversity: an international exploration of issues of diversity in education, edited by Vanessa Green & Sue Cherrington (New York, Nova Science, 2010), pp. 287-299

Courses

Teaching in 2019