English language support programmeelsp@uthm<br />Presented by:<br />Hemmy Abd Jalal<br />Technical Coordinator <br />ELSP@UTHM Committee<br />Prepared by:<br />ZainalAbidinSayadi<br />Head<br />Dept. of Teaching & Learning<br />Centre for Academic Development<br />Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia<br />
Objective of elsp<br />To develop competence and confidence among students and academic staff in the use of English for academic and professional purposes by:<br /><ul><li>emphasising learning and the learner’s responsibility for self-development.
supporting learning through the provision of language services and support materials.
creating an acquisition-rich environment conducive for the development of communicative competence.
emphasising collaboration among all parties to ensure optimal utilisation of university resources and expertise.</li></li></ul><li>ELSP@UTHM<br />
Online resources for Learning in English<br />Launched by MOHE on 16 Sept 2008<br />Managed by CTL, UTM.<br />Accessed by all IPTAs (registration required)<br />http://myline.utm.my<br />Periodical online quizzes<br />Some Data <click here><br />
ELSP@UTHM PROMOTIONs<br />ELSP@UTHM was launched on 14th January 2009.<br />Encouraging students to use the resources during English classes.<br />Encouraged students to take part in National Online Quiz.<br />Promotion through Facebook (very popular social networking sites among students and staff).<br />
Short Courses for students<br />To help students to improve their English language skills<br />Volunteer basis<br />2-hour courses<br />Academic reading<br />Writing skills (paragraph, essay, thesis, etc)<br />Speaking skills (pronunciation, public speaking, presentation, etc)<br />Listening skills (note taking, etc)<br />Grammar revision<br />Job hunting skills (resume, letter writing, interview)<br />2/3-day courses<br />Language Camp<br />TOT for students (Students have been identified)<br />Community Services<br />FoE (Friend of English)<br />
Short courses for staff<br />Grammar revision<br />Writing skills (research writing, report writing etc)<br />Speaking skills (effective lecture, conversation, presentation etc)<br />Other English language courses organized by CAD & the Registrar Office.<br />
Student publications<br />News, activities, announcements<br />News Bulletin <br />Mostly contributed by students<br />(need to train students to be reporters)<br />
Collaboration efforts<br />Centre for Academic Development<br />English Unit, Faculty of Science, Arts & Heritage<br />Faculties<br />Student Affairs Office<br />Registrar Office<br />Continuing Education Centre<br />Residential Colleges<br />Student Representative Council<br />English Language Societies<br />