Raelke Grimmer

Lecturer, Common Units

Raelke Grimmer is a lecturer in Common Units at Charles Darwin University, a linguist and a writer. She teaches predominately in academic literacies and ESL. Her research interests include text-based language learning, autonomous language learning, multiculturalism and monolingualism, and the role of genre in the creative writing process.

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Qualifications

2015- current

 

PhD Candidate in Creative Writing

Flinders University

 

2017-current

 

Graduate Certificate in University Teaching and Learning

Charles Darwin University

2013

Master of Arts (Applied Linguistics)

The University of Adelaide

 

2011

Bachelor of Creative Arts (Creative Writing)

Flinders University

Areas of teaching expertise

  • Academic literacies
  • Communication skills
  • ESL

Research Interests

Raelke’s research interests are text-based language learning, autonomous language learning, multiculturalism and monolingualism, and the role of genre in the creative writing process. For her Masters dissertation she researched text-based language learning for beginner, autonomous learners. Her PhD thesis explores the role of genre in the creative writing process.

Publications

Book chapters

Grimmer, R. (2017). ‘Self-learning a Foreign Language through Literature: A Case-study of a Self-learner’s Socialisation into Czech through Czech Literature’, in Mickan, P. & Lopez, E (eds). Text-Based Research and Teaching: A Social Semiotic Perspective of Language in Use. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

 

Journal publications

Grimmer, R. (2017). ‘Rethinking Genre: Genre as a tool for writers throughout the writing process’. Writing in Practice, volume 3. Online. [http://www.nawe.co.uk/DB/current-wip-edition-2/articles/rethinking-genre-genre-as-a-tool-for-writers-throughout-the-writing-process.html]

 

Conference publications

(2016). ‘Writing in Changing Social Contexts: Creating the Genre of Language Journalism’. Presented at the Australasian Association of Writing Programs Annual Conference [Canberra], ‘Authorised Theft’.

Contacts

T: 08 8946 7277
E: raelke.grimmer@cdu.edu.au

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School of Academic Language and Learning
Casuarina Campus
Charles Darwin University
Darwin NT, 0909