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Dr.

Ian McGrath
- DEGREES
PhD (Applied Linguistics), 1997. University of Edinburgh. Title: Evaluating inservice courses for language teachers.
MLitt (Applied Linguistics), 1987. University of Edinburgh. Title: Critical review of
second language acquisition research:1960-1985.
Postgraduate Certificate in Education (TEFL) with distinction in Practical Test, 1971.
Institute of Education, University of London.
MA (Cantab.) 1970
BA English, 1966Downing College, Cambridge
- PUBLICATIONS

McGrath, I. (forthcoming, 2013) Teaching Materials and the Roles of EFL/ESL


Teachers: Practice and Theory.Bloomsbury (formerly Continuum).
McGrath, I. (forthcoming, 2013) Materials Evaluation & Design for Language
Teaching(2nd ed.) Edinburgh University Press.
McGrath, I and Bailey, S.2009. Bridging programmes: preparation for undergraduate
study through the medium of English an international perspective. Reading:
Centre for British Teachers (pp 43).
McGrath, I. 2002. Materials Evaluation and Design for LanguageTeaching.
Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. Edinburgh Textbooks in Applied
Linguistics Series. Length: 310 pp. ISBN 0 7486 13307
[nominated in 2003 for annual book prize of British Association of Applied
Linguistics.]
Sinclair, B., McGrath, I. and Lamb, T. (eds) 2000. Learner Autonomy, Teacher
Autonomy: Future Directions. A critical appraisal of autonomy in teaching and
learning.London: Prentice Hall. Length:138 pp. ISBN 0 582 42963
Trappes-Lomax, H. and McGrath, I. (eds) 1999. Theory in Language Teacher
Education. London: Prentice Hall. Length: 192 pp. ISBN 058242961 7.
McGrath, I. (ed.) 1997. Learning to Train. London: Prentice Hall. Length: 232 pp
Howard, R. and McGrath, I. (eds) 1995. Distance Education for Language Teachers:
a UK Perspective. Clevedon, Avon: Multilingual Matters. Length: 209 pp.

Hu, Z. and McGrath, I. 2011. Innovation in higher education in China: are teachers
ready to integrate ICT in English language teaching? Technology, Pedagogy and
Education20.1: 41-59 (19pp)
Zhang, Y. and McGrath, I. 2009. Teacher-student relationships in an international
baccalaureate school in China. Journal of Research in International Education
8.2: 164-90 (19 pp)

Sinclair, B. and McGrath, I. 2008. Training e-tutors to support reflection in online


learners. Malaysian Journal of Distance Education 10.2: 51-69 (19 pp)
McGrath, I., Chen, Z. and Sinclair, B. 2007. Designing an innovative online course in
language teaching methodology for middle school teachers of English in China:
encouraging learner and teacherautonomy. In Spencer-Oatey, H. (ed.) eLearningInitiatives in China: Pedagogy, Policy and Culture. Hong Kong: Hong
Kong University Press: 57-77 (21 pp)
McGrath,
I.
2006.
Designing
e-learning
to
support
professional
development.International Journal of Learning 12.4: 43-54 (12 pp).
McGrath, I. 2006. Using insights from teachers metaphors. Journal of Educationfor
Teaching 32.3: 403-17 (15 pp)
McGrath, I. 2006.Teacher and learner images for coursebooks. ELT Journal 60.2:
171-80 (20 pp)
Gu, Y., Hall, C., McGrath, I. and Sinclair, B. 2005. Developing resources for MA in eELT. In Gu, Y. (ed.) Exploring Online Education. Beijing: Foreign Language
Teaching and Research Press
McGrath, I. 2004. The representation of people in educational materials. RELC
Journal 35.3: 349-56 (8 pp)
McGrath, I. and Lai, W. 2004. 'Learning' and lexicography. In Chan, S.-W. (ed.)
Translation and Bilingual Dictionaries'.Lexicographica Series Maior, Band 1.
Germany: Max Niemeyer Verlag: 71-87 (17 pp)
McGrath, I. 2000. Teacher autonomy. In Sinclair, B., McGrath, I. and Lamb, T. (eds)
Teacher Autonomy: Future Directions. A critical appraisal of autonomy in
teaching and learning:100-110 (11 pp)
McGrath, I. 1995. Some thoughts on evaluation in project design. In British Council.
1995. Evaluation in Planning and Managing Language Education Projects.
Second PRODESS Colloquium. Manchester: The British Council: 15-20 (6 pp).
Lynch, T. and McGrath, I.1993. Teaching bibliographic documentation skills. English
for Specific Purposes 12.3: 219-238
McGrath, I. 1979. What you need to know about testing. In Holden, S. (ed.) 1979.
Teacher Training. Modern English Publications: 35-41 (7 pp)
McGrath, I. 1975. Writing: function and form. LevendeTalen (Holland) 311: 161-75
(16 pp)
McGrath, I. 1974. Language skills and language teachers. English Language Teaching
(now ELT Journal) 28.4: 296-299 (4 pp)