Dr Jaime Hunt

Dr Jaime Hunt

Associate Lecturer

Centre for English Language and Foundation Studies (Linguistics)

Career Summary

Biography

I am an Associate Lecturer within the English Language and Foundation Studies Centre, where I coordinate the Study of Language (Linguistics) course at the Callaghan campus. I have a great deal of experience teaching linguistics within the School of Humanities and Social Science, and as an Academic Language and Learning Adviser.

Research Expertise
I have three areas in which I am actively researching. My main research focus is on English-German language contact, specifically the influence that English (in the form of anglicisms) has on the German language at a morphological and sociolinguistic level. A further area of research is within the field of Widening Participation (Enabling Education), namely improving student engagement. 

Teaching Expertise
Recipient of The English Language and Foundation Studies Centre Award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning 2014. I have a strong background in teaching Linguistics, Academic Literacies and English Language at the University of Newcastle, and in Germany at the University of Passau and the Martin-Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg. I currently coordinate the Study of Language (Linguistics) course for Open Foundation at the Callaghan campus.






Qualifications

  • PhD (Linguistics), University of Newcastle
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Newcastle
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours), University of Newcastle
  • Master of Applied Linguistics, University of Newcastle

Keywords

  • Academic Literacies
  • Academic Literacies / Skills
  • Anglicisms in German
  • Doctoral Writing
  • Enabling Education
  • English Language
  • English-German Language Contact
  • German Morphology
  • Linguistics
  • Linguistics in Education
  • Research Training
  • Student Engagement
  • Widening Participation

Languages

  • English (Fluent)
  • German (Fluent)

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
130103 Higher Education 30
200499 Linguistics not elsewhere classified 70

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department
Casual Lecturer University of Newcastle
Centre for English Language and Foundation Studies
Australia
Associate Lecturer University of Newcastle
Centre for English Language and Foundation Studies
Australia

Academic appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
1/01/2012 -  Membership - Association for Academic Language and Learning Association for Academic Language and Learning
Australia
1/06/2011 -  Casual Lecturer University of Newcastle
English Language and Foundation Studies Centre
Australia
1/01/2007 -  Membership - European Association for the Teaching of Academic Writing European Association for the Teaching of Academic Writing
United Kingdom
1/01/2006 - 3/07/2015 Academic Language and Learning Adviser University of Newcastle
Academic Division- Centre for Teaching and Learning
Australia
1/07/2005 -  Casual Academic University of Newcastle
School of Humanities and Social Science
Australia
1/01/2005 -  Membership - Australian Linguistics Society Australian Linguistics Society
Australia

Awards

Recipient

Year Award
2014 Excellence in Teaching and Learning
English Language and Foundation Studies Centre

Invitations

Participant

Year Title / Rationale
2014 Sydney Language Festival 2014
Organisation: The Language Festival Association and Esperanto Federation of New South Wales Description: The purpose of the Sydney Language Festival is to profoundly inform the interested public about the different languages and show how great is the variety of languages in the world. Our mission is to demonstrate that all languages in the world are equally important and valuable.
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Journal article (1 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2015 Spray E, Hunt JW, 'Measuring the academic literacies beliefs and researcher identity of research students', Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education, 1-16 (2015)

Conference (2 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2015 Hunt JW, Baker S, 'Embedding academic literacies in the enabling curriculum: innovations to enhance successful student transitions into undergraduate study', http://www.eenz.com/fabenz14/, Bay of Plenty Polytechnic, Bongard Centre, Central Tauranga, Tauranga, New Zealand (2015)
2013 Hunt JW, Christensen JJ, 'Views from the top: Academic staff views on engaging students in learning', National Association of Education Enablers Australia Conference 2013, Melbourne, Australia (2013) [E3]
Co-authors Joyleen Christensen

Thesis / Dissertation (1 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2012 Hunt JW, The impact of nominal anglicisms on the morphology of modern spoken German, The University of Newcastle, Australia (2012)
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Dr Jaime Hunt

Positions

Associate Lecturer
Open Foundation (ELFSC)
Centre for English Language and Foundation Studies
Academic Division

Casual Lecturer
Open Foundation (ELFSC)
Centre for English Language and Foundation Studies
Academic Division

Focus area

Linguistics

Contact Details

Email jaime.hunt@newcastle.edu.au
Phone 02 4921 6885

Office

Room MCLG36
Building McMullin
Location Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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