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How to get the most from your MA course

Thank you very much for following the link to this page. It contains just a few questions relating to your experiences as an MA student of English Language Teaching or of Applied Linguistics. The purpose is to help me to provide advice and information for people who are considering taking such a course in the future. I shall be presenting a session - 'How to get the most from your MA course' - on this topic at the IATEFL annual conference in Brighton on 18th April. If you are able to complete the questionnaire below this would be most appreciated. As you can see, the form is anonymous, although if you wish to provide your email address so that I can send you a report in the future, there is space at the end for you to do so. No names or other means of identifying individuals will be used in my session or any subsequent write-up. Thanks again! Shelagh Rixon
What type of MA course did you follow/are you following at the moment? Please choose the option which gives the closest description of your course (required)
What is the length of your MA course? (required)
What was/is your mode of study for your course? Full or part time? Please click on the response that represents your experience most closely. (required)
What made you choose this course and not others? Please click on all responses which are true for you. There is a text box below where you may type in any other ideas or comments of your own if you wish (required)
It would be interesting to know about what students find particularly challenging on their courses. There is a [large!] textbox below for you to write about this in detail, but there are also some ideas in the possible responses opposite (required)
During your studies, what were your best decisions? There are some ideas in the possible responses opposite. Please click on as many as are true for you, but, if you wish, you can also write your own responses and comments in the text box below. (required)
While you were following your MA course, did you make any decisions or do anything (with reference to your studies) which you now regret? There are a few ideas in the responses opposite. Please click on as many as are true for you, but it would also be helpful if you wrote your own details about any Bad Decisions that you are prepared to share in the text box below (required)
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