Meet the Author

Gordon Moulden has worked as an English-language teacher and teacher trainer for nearly thirty years in Asia and Canada. He currently teaches courses in language assessment and educational research methods to English teachers in Langley, British Columbia.


“Teaching and Learning by Design”. Workshop given in Xian and Xining, China for English teachers working in Chinese public schools, May 3-10, 2018 (co-presented with Carolyn Kristjansson and Adele Hammond, Trinity Western University)

“Enhancing Formative feedback through critical exchanges”. Workshop presented at the BC TEAL 2017 Annual Conference, Vancouver Community College, Vancouver, BC

“Exploring the relationships among  interactiveness, cognitive load, and test difficulty”. Workshop presented at the TESOL International Convention and English Language Expo, Seattle, WA, March 2017

Conference Presentations

“Reflective Learning Reports.: Encouraging student feedback and critical reflection”. Presentation given at the BC TEAL 2016 Annual Conference, Simon Fraser University, Surrey, BC

“A TESOL Word List for Teacher Training Programs”. Presentation given at the BC TEAL 2013 Annual Conference, New Westminster, BC.

“Anchoring Academic Word List Vocabulary: One Touch at a time”. Presentation given at the TESOLInternational Convention and English Language Expo, Dallas, TX., March 2013 (co-presented with William Acton, Mike Burri,, Karen Rauser, and Brian Teaman)


Moulden, Gordon, ESL Teacher, 2018 (July)