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Krista Court

Senior Lecturer in Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Contact details

Email: krista.court@cumbria.ac.uk
Phone: 01524 384547
Room: Barbon 017


  • BA(Hons) Political Studies
  • MA Language Teaching: Applied Linguistics
  • RSA Cambridge CELTA
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Academic interests

  • Language teaching methodology
  • Assessment and feedback
  • Intercultural communication/competence and ethnographic enquiry

Current projects

Krista is part of a research team studying how essay feedback can be used to develop student teachers’ writing skills.

Selected Outputs

  • Court, K. (2014) ‘Tutor feedback on draft essays: developing students’ academic writing and subject knowledge’. Journal of Further and Higher Education. Vol. 38, no. 3, pp. 327 – 345.

  • Assessment in Higher Education Conference, University of Cumbria, Carlisle campus, 6 July 2011, ‘The use of feedback on draft essays: exploring impact on learning, students’ perceptions and practicalities'.
  • Hong Kong Institute of Education, June 2010, presentation of findings on research into the impact of a commissioned ethnography module on students' identities and intercultural (communicative) competence.
  • Why Are Boys Opting Out?: A Study of Situated Masculinities and Foreign Language Learning. 2002. Working Paper 57. Centre for Research in Language Education: Lancaster University.
  • Student Learning at Lancaster. (Editor) 2002. Higher Education Development Centre: Lancaster University.