Dr. Theodore Burkett
Dr. theodore burkett Senior Lecturer Director

Contact Information
theodore.burkett@ku.ac.ae 0508105153

Biography

Dr. Theodore (Ted) Burkett is the Director of the General Education Unit at Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi.  He has more than 25 years of experience teaching EAP and academic writing in Istanbul and Abu Dhabi. His research interests include language testing, the use of frequency-based word lists, culture gaps in the language classroom and technology in language teaching.


Education
  • Doctorate of Education (EdD), TESOL, University of Exeter, 2017
  • Masters of Arts, English Education, University of Connecticut

Teaching
  • Academic English I (ENGL101)
  • Academic English II (ENGL102)


Research
Research Interests
  • Cultural Gaps in Language Learning Classrooms Vocabulary Acquisition Word Lists Language Assessment Educational Technology
  • Vocabulary Acquisition
  • Word Lists
  • Language Assessment
  • Educational Technology
  • Intensive English Programs