Senior Tutor of the Writing Lab@UNNC & In-Sessional Support
Centre for English Language Education
Trent Building 379
University of Nottingham Ningbo China
199 Taikang East Road, Ningbo, 315100, China
+86 0574 8818-0000 ext.6409
MA-Master of Second Language Teaching, Utah State University
BA-International Studies, w/ English Literature Minor, University of Utah
AS-Associate Degree of Science, Dixie State University
Cambridge International Certificate in Educational Leadership (Distinction)
I have been in English education since 2010, teaching a wide variety of modules and content in the United States, Japan, and China. I’ve been with UNNC since 2013.
Programs & Roles
I currently manage the Writing Lab@UNNC which provides university-wide in-sessional student support and programs for Preliminary Year through Post Graduate studies; I also manage the CELE International Internship Programme.
Advanced English Discourse Skills-module convener (post graduate), Reading and Writing in Academic Contexts (EAP), Listening and Speaking in Academic Contexts (EAP), International Studies (EAP), International Business (EAP), Academic Oral Presentations (EAP), Introduction to Academic Skills (EAP), Introduction to Analytical Thought (EAP)
Stauffer, M. & O’Connell, J. (2019). ‘Using Virtual Advising to Support Failing Students in EAP’. EAP Ireland: English in Academic Contexts: Drivers of Collaboration, Innovation and Creativity. 5 October, Cork, Ireland.
Stauffer, M. & O’Connell, J. (2019). ‘Support for Failing Students in an EAP Preliminary Year Programme: A Pilot’. Asia TEFL International: ELT for Glocal Synergies Across Disciplines and Multilingual Ambiences. 27- 29 June, Bangkok, Thailand.
Stauffer, M (2018). ‘Challenges & Solutions for EAP In-sessional Support in a Growing Sino-British University’. EAP Ireland: EAP as a Learning Community: New Directions and Opportunities. 6 October, Dublin, Ireland.
Stauffer, M. (2016). ‘EAP & International Communications: Challenges for Media Studies Curriculum in Asia’. TESOL Indonesia International Conference: Teaching & Learning English in Indonesia – Future Trends and Approaches. University of Mataram, 11-13 August Lombok, Indonesia.