Victor Felipe Prada Hernandez is an English professor and trainer with 11 years of experience at different levels of Educaction, holds and M.A. in Language Teaching from the Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia, some specializations in University teaching from the Jhons Hopkins University and Juan de Castellanos University, at the moment, is taking another specialization in University teaching with the Santo Tomas University. Has been trainer and coordinator in the last English teachers’ immersion of Secretaría de Educación de Boyacá and official interviewer of the last recruitment of official teachers in Boyacá with the Universidad de la Sabana and Comisión Nacional del Servicio Civil. Currently, is the director of the languages department at Santo Tomas University Tunja.
Eliana Edith Roberto Flórez
was born in Tunja - Colombia. She holds an MA in Language Teaching from UPTC. Currently, she is a full-time teacher at Universidad Santo Tomás in Tunja. She has been supporting the teaching process of English as a foreign language since 2005. Besides, she is a research teacher who has been working in different areas such as virtual tools as a complement of face to face classes, the way that students are involved in writing research articles in English collaboratively, teachers and students’ stereotypes about English classes. Her goal is to help students’ learning process of English according to their academic needs to understand social aspects around the world.
Adriana Maritza Rivera Barreto
is graduated from Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia with her Bachelor of Spanish-English. She holds an MA in English Language Teaching Autonomous Learning Environments from Universidad de La Sabana and the ICELT – In-Service Certificate in English Language Teaching issued by the University of Cambridge. Besides, she holds an MA in eLearning from Universidad Camilo José Cela. Currently, she is a full-time English teacher – researcher at Universidad Santo Tomás – Tunja.
Carol Anne Ochoa Alpala
holds a B.Ed. in Modern Languages: English-Spanish from Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia (UPTC), an M.A. in Languages Teaching from UPTC and an M.A. in Education and New Technologies from UDIMA, Spain. She has been an English professor at Santo Tomás University in Tunja for ten years. Her research line is e-learning.
Gladis Leonor Arias Rodríguez
M.A. in Language Teaching from Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia and M.A. in Pedagogy from Universidad Santo Tomas (USTA), Seccional Tunja, Colombia. She has experience in teaching English from primary to higher education and at the graduate level. Her latest investigations have been related to academic literacy practices, teaching through videos, curriculum, stereotypes, case studies for teaching in the law program and strategies analysis for teaching English in high school. Currently, she is full-time teacher and researcher at USTA-Tunja and editor of the Shimmering Words E-magazine.
Maria Alexandra Rincón Pardo
Is certified in Foreign Languages Teacher (English and French) degreed at Universidad Pedagogica y Tecnológica de Colombia and who has earned a degree in a Master of Teaching English as a Foreign Language in Universidad Internacional Iberoamericana - UNINI Puerto Rico y Universidad Internacional Iberoamericana - UNINI México. And who is coursing a Master in Educational Environments mediated by TIC at UPTC. Furthermore, Research Teacher who has circulated research products on investigative journals and as speaker in International lectures represented Universidad Santo Tomas Tunja. Moreover, who was working as a provider in English for Teachers of primary school in bilingual projects in Comfaboy. Teacher in Modern Languages and Foreign Languages at UPTC and Tutor in VUAD Santo Tomas a Distancia. My teaching style combines different communicative approaches as well as methodologies through E-Learning with an experience of over 11 years now.
James Adriel Ruiz Gonzalez
is a part time English teacher at Universidad Santo Tomás in Tunja. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Modern Languages from Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnologica de Colombia and a Master in Language Teaching from the same Unversity. He has worked at USTA Tunja since 2009, and since 2016 he is a full-time teacher at Boyaca school in Tunja, Boyacá. His current interests are the use and design of ICT’s for English teaching and the neurosciences principles to ease students’ language learning.
María Victoria Guzmán
is an English teacher at Santo Tomás University. She holds a Master in English Language Teaching for Self -Directed Learning - Universidad de La Sabana, a graduate Diploma in TESOL - Anaheim University, USA. She studied a specialization in Computer Tools for teaching - UPTC. She completed studies in English Phonetics and Pronunciation and Technology resources to enhance Language Learning - Hamline University, USA- Holds a bachelor degree in Modern Languages-UPTC. Her research interests include new teaching and -learning interests- research and technology for academic purposes.
William Ricardo Ortiz
holds a B, Ed. in Modern Languages: Spanish-English from Universidad Pedagógica Y Tecnológica De Colombia (UPTC) and also holds a specialization in Human Rights teaching from UPTC. He also holds an M.A. double degree in Higher Education from Universidad Internacional Iberoamericana, (UNINI) Puerto Rico and México. Currently, he is a full-time English and researcher teacher at Universidad Santo Tomas, Tunja. He is interested in researching about different and new EFL methodologies to teach English as a foreign language.
Andrea Ortiz Roa
Is a Professional in International Relations from Jorge Tadeo Lozano University, holds a CELTA from Cambridge University and has been working for Santo Tomas University in Tunja for the last 3 years, where she has been involved in projects with the language department, as well as the CAU (University Attention Center) in Chiquinquirá.
She has worked in the private sector in both Colombia and the United Kingdom, with the International Sanctions Department at Barclays Bank headquarters and the Bournemouth International Center for Conferences in the UK, prior to moving back to Colombia to work as a teacher.
Is a teacher in the Santo Tomás University Language Institute. He studied biology at the University of Bath in England and later discovered his passion for teaching and languages. He is currently studying for a Master's degree in Applied Linguistics and Education in the Open University, England. As a professor at Santo Tomás University, he has become interested in the processes of formative and summative evaluation, as well as teaching through the application of new technologies, such as Blended Learning and Flipped Learning. His long-term plans include the learning of other languages and a doctorate in language teaching.
Adriana Milena Avella Alvarado
She is a full English language teacher at Saint Thomas University. She holds a B.A degree in Modern Languages and a M.A degree in Language Teaching from the Pedagogical and Technological University of Colombia (UPTC) in Tunja. Her participation in some lectures conferences, seminars, and courses has increased her Pedagogical and Didactic skills and experience where Collaborative learning, Professional Development and Formative assessment are her areas of interest.
José Miguel Fagua Contreras
professional in modern languages from Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia. He is also a M.A. (candidate) in Language Teaching from the same university.
Enthusiastic and committed teacher with 6 years’ progressive experience in high school settings, local institutes and since 2015 Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia. His participation in national and international conferences, lectures and seminars has increased his pedagogical skill as a teacher and as a human being. Dedicated and promising to satisfy educational needs and well-being of the students by using different activities and materials that engage and challenge the students intellectually.
Moreover, he is a respectful and promoter of healthy relationships with all teaching and non-teaching staff members. Devoted to inculcate model behavior and good values in the students.
English teacher at Santo Tomás University. He holds a bachelor degree on modern languages and a Master’s degree on teaching from Universidad de La Salle. His recent investigations have been related to writing processes on students as well as new scopes to foster reading and writing skills. His experience as a bachelor teacher has also gave him new abilities and chances to improve his teaching practices.
Nathalia Ximena Moreno Novoa
English teacher at Universidad Santo Tomás, Tunja. She holds a Bachelor degree in Modern Languages from Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia (UPTC) and a Master Degree in Bilingual Education from Universidad Internacional de la Rioja (UNIR) Spain. She has worked in the Private sector with different levels of education for 4 years, this experience has increased her abilities in the teaching practices. Her recent research interests has been focused on different and innovative EFL methodologies.