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Dr Christina Delistathi

Senior Learning Development Tutor

Contact details

Room: 202, 18 Gower St (please note the office location is different from the previous Learning Development Office).

Email: c.delistathi@bbk.ac.uk

Tel: +44 (0) 207 631 6513

Office hours: click here to make an appointment.

 

Responsibilities

Christina provides pedagogic leadership in the development and implementation of learning initiatives to help fulfil the learning objectives of students and staff. She directs the study skills and learning development programme, including lectures, workshops, and tutorials, across the School of Law, leads projects on learning initiatives and delivers staff development activities across the School. Christina is also available to meet with students individually and discuss any specific needs they have during her office hours (see above).

The study skills programme can be found here and includes workshops on:

  • Critical thinking and writing
  • Analysing the essay question and planning an essay
  • Writing essays at UG and PG level
  • Writing a dissertation
  • Writing a literature review
  • Referencing and avoiding plagiarism
  • Giving presentations
  • Preparing for exams

Slides from past workshops and other learning materials can be found on Moodle, in the module ‘School of Law Learning Development’.

Background

Christina Delistathi joined the School of Law in 2015. She has taught academic skills, as well as theory and practice of translation to native and non-native speakers of English at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Christina’s teaching interests include translation and academic writing, legal translation, academic writing conventions in non-English speaking cultures, and tutoring students with non-traditional qualifications.

Christina is also an active researcher with a number of peer-reviewed publications and she employs this knowledge and experience in her teaching of learning skills. She has a BA in Politics, an MA in Bilingual Translation, a Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education and a PhD in Translation Studies; she is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.