Tiziana Cervi-Wilson

Senior Lecturer in Italian

Tiziana Cervi-Wilson

School of Humanities
Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Coventry University
Priory Street
Coventry
CV1 5FB

George Eliot Building
Room: GE610
Email: lsx091@coventry.ac.uk


Main Duties: Coordinator for English and Languages ADD+Vantage Modules

Qualifications:
• M.A., Management by Work Based Learning, Coventry University
• Certificate, ILTM (Now FHE)
• Dott. Lett., Lingue and Letterature Straniere [Modern Languages and Literature] – English, German and French, University of Bari


Research Interests:
• Language learning and teaching
• Employment and students’ career prospects by work-based learning
• Language-learning and teaching methodology with reference to dyslexic students
• Motivation of students and self-efficacy
• E-learning


Selected Outputs:
• Cervi-Wilson, T., and Lewis, J. (2012) 'The Routes into Languages West Midlands Consortium: School/University Collaboration to Enhance Students' Employment Prospects at Coventry University'. In Orsini-Jones, M., and Pibworth, L. (eds.) Proceedings of the Joint Conference of the VLEs’ Languages User Group‘s VI Annual Conference and the Routes into Languages West Midland Consortium (Coventry) Conference, 'Language Learning and Teaching: Future Routes Conference'. Held 16 Mar 2012 in Coventry, UK
• Cervi, T. (2010) An investigation of the role of the Employability Tutors in BES. Internal report


Selected Funding:
• Routes into Languages Project, HEFCE and DCSF in partnership with HEA and CILT


Selected Professional Activities:
• Member of the newly established Pedagogical ARG Pedagogical Innovation in Literature and Languages (PILL)
• Business, Language and Culture Adviser
• 2007: Representative for Coventry University and the Routes into Languages West Midlands Consortium for the Launch of ‘Routes into Languages West Midlands Project’ Elgar Suite of Birmingham International Airport
• 2008: Representative for Coventry University and the Routes into Languages West Midlands Consortium for the National Launch of the Routes into Languages Project with the Minister of State for Lifelong Learning, Further and Higher Education at London’s Living Room
• Outreach promotional activities in schools in Coventry to increase the take up of languages. Links with School Heads of Modern Languages Departments


Teaching:
• Academic Personal Tutor
• Senior Lecturer and Module Leader in Add+Vantage modules from Beginner to Advanced Level


Other Responsibilities:
• Co-ordinator for English and Languages ADD+Vantage modules
• Mentor for GTA
• Academic personal tutor
• Co-Project leader for Routes into Languages Project for the West midlands Consortium
• Organiser of promotional activities in schools in Coventry and in the West Midlands area to increase the take up of languages
• Enhancing students’ employability
• Presentations in schools and FE institutions about career prospects, Revision Days and Creation of Material for Routes Into Languages

Coventry University No.1 Modern University No.1 Modern University in the Midlands
Coventry University awarded TEF GOLD Teaching Excellence Framework
University of the year shortlisted
QS Five Star Rating 2020
Coventry City of Culture 2021