Dr Kevin Balchin


NameDr Kevin Balchin
Job titleSenior Lecturer
Research instituteSchool of Language Studies and Applied Linguistics

Research outputs

Exploring the role of context and collaboration in normalising technology use in English language teaching in secondary schools in Malaysia

Balchin, K. and Wild, C. 2020. Exploring the role of context and collaboration in normalising technology use in English language teaching in secondary schools in Malaysia. Computer Assisted Language Learning. https://doi.org/10.1080/09588221.2020.1803360

It's all in the numbers: enhancing technology use in urban and rural environments

Balchin, K. and Wild, C. 2018. It's all in the numbers: enhancing technology use in urban and rural environments. in: Tafazoli, D. and Gomez Parra, M. (ed.) Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Technology-Enhanced Language Learning Hershey, PA Information Science Reference. pp. 203-221

Local perspectives through distant eyes: an exploration of English language teaching in Kerala in Southern India

Balchin, K. 2017. Local perspectives through distant eyes: an exploration of English language teaching in Kerala in Southern India. PhD Thesis Canterbury Christ Church University Faculty of Arts and Humanities

How learners learn, how teachers teach

Balchin, K. 2014. How learners learn, how teachers teach.

Teacher development – 21st century perspectives

Balchin, K. 2014. Teacher development – 21st century perspectives.

What’s the point of asking teachers to reflect?

Balchin, K. 2015. What’s the point of asking teachers to reflect?

Exploring the role of recently-qualified English teachers in developing technology use in language classrooms through communities of practice

Balchin, K. and Wild, C. 2016. Exploring the role of recently-qualified English teachers in developing technology use in language classrooms through communities of practice. London British Council.

Expanding the vision: a study of trainee teachers’ beliefs about using technology in the English language classroom

Balchin, K. and Wild, C. 2015. Expanding the vision: a study of trainee teachers’ beliefs about using technology in the English language classroom. Asian EFL Journal. 17 (4), pp. 37-67.

The place of technology in teacher training and teacher development programmes

Balchin, K. 2010. The place of technology in teacher training and teacher development programmes.

Using technology in second language learning: expanding the vision - a study of pre-service teachers

Balchin, K. 2010. Using technology in second language learning: expanding the vision - a study of pre-service teachers.

Communicative methodology and technology: fusion or confusion?

Balchin, K. 2010. Communicative methodology and technology: fusion or confusion?

Using technology in second language learning: what’s stopping you?

Balchin, K. and Lal, C. 2011. Using technology in second language learning: what’s stopping you?

Three years overseas: the impact of a substantial U.K.-based element in a training programme for English Language teachers

Balchin, K. and Saw, N. 2013. Three years overseas: the impact of a substantial U.K.-based element in a training programme for English Language teachers.

The influence of the activity type and of the teacher in promoting autonomous learning in the language classroom

Balchin, K., Manjit Singh, S., Saw, N. and Teoh, L. 2011. The influence of the activity type and of the teacher in promoting autonomous learning in the language classroom.

Activity-based language practice

Balchin, K. 2012. Activity-based language practice.

Where do we go from here? Practitioners’ views on the state of ELT in Kerala, Southern India

Balchin, K. 2012. Where do we go from here? Practitioners’ views on the state of ELT in Kerala, Southern India.

Classroom strategies for developing autonomous vocabulary learners

Balchin, K., Jamal, N. and Jenam, I. 2011. Classroom strategies for developing autonomous vocabulary learners.

Promoting learner autonomy among English language learners

Balchin, K. 2012. Promoting learner autonomy among English language learners. English Activities Update. 2 (1).

Towards a more communicative approach to ELT in India: the missing link between theory and practice

Balchin, K. and Lal, C. 2011. Towards a more communicative approach to ELT in India: the missing link between theory and practice. in: Jamuna, B. and Lal, C. (ed.) New Strides in English Teaching Kochi, India Gowli. pp. 93-99

Using technology in the English language classroom in Kerala: what's stopping you?

Balchin, K. 2011. Using technology in the English language classroom in Kerala: what's stopping you? Proceedings of International Conference on ELT: Pedagogical Strategies in the 21st Century.
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