Thom Kiddle looks at principles and practices in asynchronous online learning – that is, online learning activities that students do at a time of their own choosing in a virtual learning environment (VLE), and which is supported by tutors and/or pre- programmed feedback. He also discusses the competences needed by teachers and tutors.
Thom Kiddle has worked at NILE since 2011 & is now the Director. He has previously worked in Chile, Portugal, the UK, Australia and Thailand in language teaching, teacher training and language assessment. He has published in Applied Linguistics, Language Assessment Quarterly, System, and in 2019, two chapters in Routledge Handbooks of Language Teacher Education. Thom is also a plenary speaker at IATEFL 2020