prof. dr hab. Anna Michońska-Stadnik

prof. dr hab. Anna Michońska-Stadnik
Department Department of Second Language Learning and Teaching
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Anna Michońska-Stadnik
Research degrees and titles:

M.A. in English Contemporary Literature, University of Wrocław, 1977. Supervisor: doc. dr Maria Gottwald

Master of Education in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MEd TESOL), Victoria University of Manchester, UK, 1984/85. Supervisor: dr Patricia McEldowney

PhD in Second Language Acquisition Studies, 1989, University of Wrocław. Supervisor: Prof. Jan Rusiecki (UW)
Dissertation title: Basic theoretical principles for an English beginners’ course in Poland and their practical applications.

Post-doctoral degree (habilitacja), 1997, University of Wrocław
Book title: Strategie uczenia się i autonomia ucznia w warunkach szkolnych (Learning strategies and learner autonomy in classroom environment)

The title of full professor granted by the President of the Republic of Poland: 17 February 1915
Book title: Teoretyczne i praktyczne podstawy weryfikacji wybranych teorii subiektywnych w kształceniu nauczycieli języków obcych (Theoretical and practical bases for verification of selected subjective theories in training foreign language teachers)

Professional career development:

1/ 1 September 1977 - 31 October 1980:  teacher of English, VII Liceum Ogólnokształcące in Wrocław
2/ 1 November 1980 till now: employed in the Institute of English Studies, University of Wrocław
3/ 1 October 1992 - 30 September 2001: senior lecturer at the Teacher Training College in Wrocław
3/ 1 October 1999 till now: Position of professor extraordinarius at the University of Wrocław
4/ 1 October 2001 till now: professor at the Karkonosze State School in Jelenia Góra 

Research achievement (Hirsch Index=5)

1/ Over 70 original research papers published in Poland and abroad.
2/ Five books, one in cooperation with Weronika Wilczyńska (UAM). References:
  1. Grammar in a beginners’ course of English. 1993 . Anglica Wratislaviensia XXIII. Wrocław: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Wrocławskiego, 60 pages
  2. Jak nauczyć sie języka. 1993 . Wrocław: Wydawnictwo “Europa”, 109 pages.
  3. Strategie uczenia się i autonomia ucznia w warunkach szkolnych . 1996. Wrocław: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Wrocławskiego. ISBN 83- 229- 1504- 7, 169 pages. (34 cytowania)
  4. Wilczyńska, W. , A. Michońska-Stadnik. 2010. Metodologia badań w glottodydaktyce. Wprowadzenie. Kraków: AVALON, FLAIR, 295 pages (44 cytowania)
  5. Teoretyczne i praktyczne podstawy weryfikacji wybranych teorii subiektywnych w kształceniu nauczycieli języków obcych. 2013. Monografia, 12,5 arkusza. Wrocław: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Wrocławskiego. (20 cytowań)

3/ Papers delivered at over 60 conferences in Poland and abroad. Keynote speaker at 10 conferences.
4/ Participation in ERASMUS staff exchange programs at the universities of Aarhus, Denmark, Tromso, Norway and Riga, Latvia.

Research interest remains within the following topic areas:
1/ Learner strategies and learner autonomy in the classroom environment.
2/ The role of individual differences in SLA.
3/ Learner motivation in psychology and language learning.
4/ Teacher training and development.
5/ The role of subjective theories in language teaching and learning.
6/ Language teacher and learner identity. 

Supervised 18 PhD dissertations in second language acquisition studies
Supervised over 350 M.A. theses and more than 100 B.A. papers in KPSW Jelenia Góra
Reviewer in 6 post-doctoral procedures at the Universities in Katowice (2), Lódź, Warsaw, Gdańsk, Wrocław

Positions held so far:
1/ Deputy Director of the Institute of English Studies (1989-1997)
2/ Director of the Institute (1997 - 2002)
3/ Head of the Foreign Language Learning and Teaching Section (since 2005)
4/ Deputy Head of the Polish Neophilological Association (2010 - 2016)
5/ Editor-in-Chief of the  Anglica Wratislaviensia series (1997 - 2012)