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Dr Qian Kan
Dr Kan moved to the UK from China in 1988. She gained a PhD in Linguistics at the University of Lancaster before translating and broadcasting for the BBC World Service and teaching Chinese at the University of Lancaster and the University of Cambridge. She joined The Open University in 2009 to lead the development of Beginner’s Chinese course. She is now leading the development of short courses in Chinese language and culture.
Dr Kan has also written many Chinese learning resources, including Colloquial Chinese, now in its 3rd ed., for Routledge.
Jonathan Culpeper and Qian Kan (2019) Communicative styles, rapport and student engagement: An online peer mentoring scheme, In Applied Linguistics
Qian Kan and Jinlan Tang (2018) Researching mobile-assisted English language learning among adult distance learners in China: Emerging practices and learner perception of teacher role, In International Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching 3(8)
Qian Kan, Nathaniel Owen and Professor Stephen Bax (2018) Researching mobile-assisted Chinese-character learning strategies among adult distance learners, In Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching 1(12)
Joanna Fayram et al. (2018) Investigating the benefits of Online Peer Mentoring for Student Confidence and Motivation, In International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education 4(7)
Qian Kan and Professor Stephen Bax (2017-06-28) Introduction to Beyond the language classroom: researching MOOCs and other innovations, Research-publishing.net
Qian Kan and Professor Stephen Bax (editors) (2017-06-28) Beyond the language classroom: researching MOOCs and other innovations, Research-publishing.net
Valérie Demouy et al. (2016-03) Why and how do distance learners use mobile devices for language learning?, In The EuroCALL Review 1(24)
Fernando Rosell-Aguilar and Qian Kan (2016) Design and user evaluation of a mobile app to teach Chinese characters., China Central Radio & TV University Press
Valérie Demouy et al. (2015-08-26) Exploring trends, motivations and behaviours in the use of mobile devices for language learning in a higher education distance learning setting, In Eurocall 2015
Fernando Rosell-Aguilar and Qian Kan (2015-04) Design and user evaluation of a mobile app to teach Chinese characters, In JALT CALL Journal 1(11)