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Dr Sam Duncan
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UCL Institute of Education, University College London
20 Bedford Way
London
WC1H 0AL
Appointment
  • Senior Lecturer in Adult Education And Literacies
  • IOE - Education, Practice & Society
  • UCL Institute of Education
Biography

Languages spoken
  • French (intermediate), Russian (basic), Spanish (basic)

Languages written
  • French (intermediate)

Summary
  • I am an adult literacy teacher, teacher educator and researcher with particular interests in adult reading development, community education, cinema in language teaching, reading circles and adult reading aloud practices. I am also interested in forms of non-formal adult education, the use of literature in language learning, and informal literacy learning across the life-course.

Research Summary

My research areas
  • Literacy - adult literacy, reading aloud, reading development
  • Informal learning - adult literacy development
  • Lifelong learning
  • Post-Compulsory
  • English - Adult English
  • Community - Community education, libraries
  • Workplace learning - workplace literacy practices

Teaching Summary

I teach on the Post-Compulsory PGCE (Adult Literacy and ESOL), the MA modules Lifelong Learning: Theories and Perspectives and Perspectives on Adult Literacy, Language and Numeracy, and the EdD programme.

I am module leader of the MA module Perspectives on Adult Literacy, Language and Numeracy, and course leader of the Erasmus Mundus MA Lifelong Learning: Policy and Management.

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