2ND National EFL, ELT and ELE USTA Tunja Congress
The Languages institute “Fray Bernardo de Lugo, O.P.” is pleased to invite you to participate in its second national EFL, ELT and ELE USTA Tunja Congress, presenting proposals related to research studies, reflections, workshops or posters in English and Spanish. This event is going to be held on Thursday 3rd and Friday 4th October 2019 at Santo Tomás University in Tunja.
This academic congress brings opportunities to reflect about the current EFL, ELT and ELE practices of the Colombian schools and universities to English and Spanish teachers, department directors, students, and in general, active participants of the academic community. Besides, participants create academic spaces to share about meaningful experiences in the field of teaching and learning English and Spanish.
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Jair Ayala Zárate. Ph.D (s)
Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas
M.A. in Applied Linguistics to TEFL. Lecturer, thesis advisor and juror for the Master program in Laguages Teaching at Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia. Director of Continuing education at UNICA. Thesis advisor and juror for the Master Programs in TEFL at Universidad de la Sabana. ASOCOPI board member. Currently, he is a Ph.D student and his research interest is Teacher Education and Evaluation. ETS Associate Director for iBT and GRE.
Chief of the English Department at BDL School
Originally from Bogotá, raised in the U.S, now living in Sincelejo Sucre. Chief of the English Department at BDL School* and Teacher at a University Language Center. 16 years teaching EFL. Studied Operational English at the Educational Centre of MFO** at Sinai, Egypt. Specialist in Educational ICTs Management, UDES***. AEP**** in Educational Research from St Miguel Technological Foundation. AEP in Assessment by Competencies and ICTs from Oxford Educational Network. TKT Certificate from Cambridge University. Currently accrediting international certifications to get a Colombian Bachelor in Teaching. Lecturer and Participant in diverse National ELT events and MEN ELT Projects.
*BDL: Bosques de León School in Sincelejo, Sucre.
**MFO: Multinational Force and Observers, UN Peacekeeping Organization in Sinai, Egypt.
***UDES: Universidad de Santander.
****AEP: Advanced Educational Program, independent postgraduate courses in diverse areas, offered by numerous universities worldwide.
Jaime Ancajima Alama
Universidad de Piura
Jaime Ancajima Alama holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, has finished his studies of TEFL Master, holds the CPE Cambridge University Certificate and has two TESOL Certificates he got in England and in Costa Rica. He also took a course on American Culture and Society at New York University.
He’s given workshops in Peru, Mexico, Costa Rica, Colombia, Spain and in Ecuador. He works at Universidad de Piura as the Teacher Trainer Unit Coordinator and Professor at the Education school. He’s also a Speaking Examiner for Cambridge ESOL Exams.
Fr. JAVIER ANÍBAL MORENO MOJICA, O.P.
M.A. in Linguistics, UPTC. Specialist in Applied Linguistics to the Teaching of English, UGC. Specialist in Teaching of Spanish as First Language, UPN. Specialist in Application of ICT for Teaching, UDES. Specialist in Educational Management, UT. Theologian, USTA. B.A. in Literature and Spanish, USTA. B.A. in Philosophy, USTA and B.A. in Modern Languages Spanish-English, UPTC. Teacher, researcher and Lecturer in the field of language studies, teaching and education.
M.A. Sandra Barbosa
Universidad de la Salle
Currently working in administrative and academic areas as the Director of an MA program in Colombia. Got expertise in ICT and with logistic abilities and design material and teach in different modes/methodologies (f2f, blended, virtual) of learning. Professional in the analysis of the English and Spanish languages. With solid humanistic and didactic training. holds an international certificate to teach English as a foreign language.