Garry Maguire

  • gmaguireIn-Sessional Postgraduate Support Subject Co-ordinator  

    Tel: +44 (0)1865 484358

    MA ELT, Reading
    City & Guilds T&D Assessor award

  • Since 1985, I have worked as a teacher, lecturer, manager, course designer and marketer, consultant, trainer and staff developer in English for General, Specific purposes and Academic Purposes. I manage the postgraduate in-sessional support.
    Responsible for postgraduate academic literacy provision across all faculties for students and researchers for whom English is an additional language.

    Module Leader for undergraduate modules in critical reading, in discipline-specific academic English and in language teacher education.
    Staff–student communication.
    Cognitive load theory, information processing and noticing.
    Initial trainee cognitive style and teacher training input delivery modes.
    Critical thinking pedagogy,  course design and assessment in an internationalized HE environment.
    Gilbert, F., and Maguire, G., (2013). From a Reflective Audit of Assessment Feedback Practices emerges a Framework for ‘Paving the Way for Feedback’.  Brookes Journal of Learning and Teaching. Vol. 5:2. Available at:
    Maguire, G. 2011 Critical thinking in EAP; worth the graft? The 2011 BALEAP Biennial Conference: EAP Within the Higher Education Garden: Cross Pollination Between Disciplines, Departments and Research. University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom.

    Maguire, G. 2012 The Scholarship of Teaching for Learning. BALEAP Research Training Event Series (ResTes) Sheffield. November 2011

    Maguire, G. 2012 TEAP CPD and New Technology. BALEAP PIM: The EAP Practitioner. Durham University. 9th June 2012

    Maguire, G. 2012 The TEAP Practitioner Competency framework; professional development and accreditation. BALEAP PIM: Teacher Education. 9th June 2012
    Maguire, G. & F. Gilbert 2012 Do staff and student voices echo the literature on assignment brief design? Brookes Teaching & Learning Conference. June 26th 2012

    Maguire, G. 2012 Feedback on Writing Oxford University. MAKE . 9th May 2012.

    Maguire, G. 2012 eAssessment and feedback; is this the future? BALEAP PIM: Blending Technology with EAP. Southampton. November 2012.

    Maguire, G. 2014 Implementing the TEAP Scheme in your institution. BALEAP PIM: EAP and Teacher Education. Sheffield. November 2014
    Oxford Brookes Teaching Fellowship.
    BALEAP Teaching English for Academic Purposes Officer.
    Spanish, French, Basque.