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    January 2018

    Seminario 2018: De la práctica en el aula a la investigación en ELE

    En este taller se trataran de manera práctica y accesible aspectos claves de la investigación en la enseñanza de idiomas y la lingüística aplicada que los profesores de ELE podrán adoptar fácilmente en su práctica docente. Se presentarán también aspectos metodológicos y consideraciones éticas. Además, tendremos ocasión de compartir la experiencia investigadora de los asistentes.

    Contaremos con la presencia de Investigadores y directores del proyecto ‘Language Acts and Worldmaking’ quienes además de presentárnoslo, nos hablarán de una de sus ramas de investigación, ‘Diasporic Identities’, a la que los asistentes serán invitados a participar.

    El seminario ofrecerá espacio para establecer contactos con otros profesionales ELE.

    Día y hora: Sábado, 20 de enero, 2018; 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Lugar: King's College, Sala K2.40 (segundo piso), Strand, Londres

    Reserva tu plaza aquí.

    PROGRAMA

    10.00     Investigación en ELE

    Introducción a conceptos clave y métodos de investigación en enseñanza de idiomas y lingüística aplicada para profesores de ELE, Dr. Carlos Soler Montes

    Consideraciones Éticas,  Isabel Pérez Lamigueiro

    Action Research en ELE, Dr. Elina Vilar

    11:50    Pausa café

    12:15     ‘Language Acts and Worldmaking’

    Presentación de esta iniciativa patrocinada por AHRC (https://languageacts.org/),  Dr. Inma Álvarez

    12:35     ‘Diasporic Identities’: Identidades transculturales: el recorrido profesional del  profesorado de ELE en el RU;  

    Dr. Matilde Gallardo

    El objetivo de esta sesión es propiciar el debate sobre la identidad profesional entre   profesores de ELE-UK, mediante un ejercicio de auto-reflexión sobre el recorrido profesional de los participantes. Partiendo de investigaciones y teorías claves sobre el tema, se explorarán narrativas de eventos críticos (crítical incidents) en la construcción de los valores profesionales de los participantes.

    13:50     Experiencias y Q&A

    Speakers:

    Dr Carlos Soler Montes is e-Learning Coordinator at The University of Edinburgh where he also teaches Spanish Language and Linguistics courses. His research lies in the field of Sociolinguistics, Applied Linguistics and Second Language Pedagogy, with a particular emphasis on Language Variation, Language Contact and Discourse Analysis.

    Isabel Perez Lamigueiro is Spanish Teaching Fellow at University College London and a PhD candidate. Her research lies in the field of Social Pragmatics and the Theory of Courtesy.

    Dr Elina Vilar Beltrán is a language instructor at Queen Mary, University of London. Modern languages education, digital literacies and inclusiveness have been her main areas of research. She is actively engaged in teacher training in schools and universities.

    Dr Inma Alvarez is Senior Lecturer in Spanish and Programme Leader of the Doctorate in Education at the Open University. Interested in researching language teachers’ professional development, she co-leads the strand “Diasporic Identities and the Politics of Language Teaching” within the Language Acts and Worldmaking project.

    Dr Matilde Gallardo is Visiting Research Fellow in the Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies at King’s College London.

    January 2016

    Twitter in Higher and Adult Education

    ELE UK Conference attendees

    Speaker: Lourdes Hernández-Martín, Language Coordinator (Spanish projects and Arabic), London School of Economics.

    In this workshop, we will have the opportunity:

    • to learn the basis of this tool such as how to create and manage a Twitter account, how to write tweets and to create hashtags, how to follow other Twitter users, how to follow events, etc.
    • to reflect on Twitter styles and the creation of one´s identity using different Twitter accounts samples
    • to analyze Twitter uses for teaching/learning languages

    PLEASE, do not forget to bring a computer, a tablet or a smartphone.

    The workshop is also an excellent occasion to meet and share our current academic projects. The Committee will update participants on the latest developments in Encuentro ele-uk 2017.

    December 2014

    Let’s equip students of SFL with learning strategies for developing autonomy

    Speaker: María Blanco Hermida, Open Language Programme Spanish Coordinator, University of Westminster.

    Objectives of the workshop:

    • to reflect on the benefits of introducing specific language learning strategies in SFL programmes
    • to present a sequence of classroom-based language learning strategies activities already piloted successfully in an HE context in UK
    • to present the feedback received from students during the piloting of the activities
    • to explore ideas for designing language learning strategy training programmes which are suitable for the teaching contexts of the workshop participants

    PLEASE, bring a syllabus of a Spanish course you are teaching and the assessment dates.

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