Victoria E. Wilson

Victoria E. Wilson
The University of Queensland | UQ · School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work

Master of Arts (Applied Linguistics)

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Citations since 2016
5 Research Items
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Introduction
PhD candidate, University of Queensland (Brisbane)/ Lecturer, University of Southern Queensland Research interests: Adult & English as a second language education, PTSD, psychological trauma, mental health and mental distress, discourses of wellness and resilience, neoliberalism
Additional affiliations
July 2014 - present
University of Southern Queensland 
Position
  • Lecturer
Description
  • Course leader, developer and instructor for English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS) Course instructor in pathway program
March 2009 - November 2011
Maki School - Global Spot M
Position
  • Teacher
Description
  • Primarily taught business English to employees at Ishikawajima Heavy Industries (IHI) TOEIC preparation English for specific purposes
April 2004 - August 2008
Various
Position
  • Teacher
Education
April 2018 - March 2022
The University of Queensland
Field of study
  • Trauma-informed teaching of English to adult speakers of other languages
March 2010 - May 2012
November 2006 - November 2006
Centro de Lenguas e Intercambio Cultural
Field of study
  • English language teaching to adults

Publications

Publications (5)
Presentation
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Keynote presentation for VALBEC2020 Conference. This keynote is about the importance of student voice in teaching and research, and also examines voice from a trauma-informed perspective.
Conference Paper
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This qualitative paper examines trauma-informed teaching of English as a second language (ESL) to adults. Trauma is highly prevalent worldwide, and post-traumatic stress negatively affects language learning. A review of the literature identified five major principles for trauma-informed learning: safety, agency, a foregrounding of student identitie...
Chapter
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This chapter looks at problems with the Australian Migrant English Program for refugee students wishing to access university education in Australia.
Conference Paper
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Reference Data: Wilson, V. (2017). Fukushima and beyond: Teaching trauma survivors. In P. Clements, A. Krause, & H. Brown (Eds.), Transformation in language education. Tokyo: JALT. Increasingly, many English learners come to the classroom with a history of trauma, which can impact on learning and behaviour. In this paper I examine posttraumatic str...

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Projects

Projects (2)
Project
Abstract has been accepted for an edited volume: Opening Up the University: Teaching and Learning with Refugees, initiated by OLIve (Open Learning Initiative) at Central European University