Patricia Merlin

Position: Lecturer
Email: merlinp@regents.ac.uk
Faculty: Institute of Languages and Culture

Professional Biography

Patricia Merlin joined Regent's University London in 2003. Since then she has been teaching French for business to undergraduates and post graduate students, and been involved in the design of course syllabus. Patricia is also lecturing at the London Metropolitan University, King’s College and the London Business School.

Qualifications

  • Master in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, London Metropolitan University
  • PGC-HE, Westminster University
  • BA in French literature, Université d’Orleans, France
  • Certificate in Teaching French as a Foreign Language, Cambridge, Royal Society of Art

Relevant Past Employment

  • 2003 –  present: Lecturer in French and Module Leader, Regent's University London
  • 2014 – present: Lecturer in French on the MBA program, London Business School
  • 2015 – present: Lecturer in French, evening classes and intensive courses, King’s College London
  • 2006 –  present: Principal Lecturer in French on the Subject Knowledge Enhancement on behalf of the Department of Education, London Metropolitan University
  • 1998 – present: Visiting Lecturer in French, London Metropolitan University
  • 1998 - 1999: Language Tutor, International House, Londo
  • 1995 – 2004, Language Tutor of French in companies such as: AXA, Freshfields, L'Oréal, Compass, British Telecom, Royal Mail and the FA

Professional Affiliation(s)/Accreditation

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Fellow of the Staff and Educational Development Association

Teaching & Course Development

  • Teaching and developing diverse French Modules for the BAIB Programme for undergraduate students
  • Teaching and developing the Language for Business: French at MA level

Research Interests

  • Implementing mindfulness practices at work for students and staff
  • E-learning and blended learning
  • Fostering students' engagement and motivation
  • Supporting students with learning difficulties

Publications

  • Merlin, P. (2012), Supporting Learning and Teaching of Languages Using e-Learning: the importance of VLEs and the rise of students’ agency, Investigations in university teaching and learning Journal

Last updated: 08 December 2017