Posts Tagged: Language teacher education

Why do I blog?


On Friday I was one panelist at  a seminar on blogging at CEDAM. It was a very interesting conversation about blogging, types of blogs, and various uses. I was asked my motivation to write blogs and as  a blogger this is my

Why do I blog?


On Friday I was one panelist at  a seminar on blogging at CEDAM. It was a very interesting conversation about blogging, types of blogs, and various uses. I was asked my motivation to write blogs and as  a blogger this is my

To be or not to be… a researcher?


To be or not to be… a researcher. That´s the question! identity issues? Well, as part of the PhD experience I have definitively been crafting a new identity: an identity which represents the practices and self of being  a learner, an academic, and a researcher.

To be or not to be… a researcher?


To be or not to be… a researcher. That´s the question! identity issues? Well, as part of the PhD experience I have definitively been crafting a new identity: an identity which represents the practices and self of being  a learner, an academic, and a researcher.

2011: the year of the code!


Here I am back in my office with  the Coding manual for qualitative researchers in one hand and my data on the other and I have got this feeling of what do I do now? I collected heaps of data: interviews, documents,

2011: the year of the code!


Here I am back in my office with  the Coding manual for qualitative researchers in one hand and my data on the other and I have got this feeling of what do I do now? I collected heaps of data: interviews, documents,

Back on the right track!


Here I am attending ACTA International conference on the goldcoast. After a few days in which I was tempted to to do a course on Activity theory at Helsinki University, now I’m back on my research topic: EFL teacher education.

Back on the right track!


Here I am attending ACTA International conference on the goldcoast. After a few days in which I was tempted to to do a course on Activity theory at Helsinki University, now I’m back on my research topic: EFL teacher education.

Mind Map EFL teacher education in Chile


I feel a bit uncomfortable about the changes and turns of the focus of my study. I started having in mind the design & implementation of a blended model to preservice teachers of English in Chile;. then I moved into the use of technology to transform the learning experience

Mind Map EFL teacher education in Chile


I feel a bit uncomfortable about the changes and turns of the focus of my study. I started having in mind the design & implementation of a blended model to preservice teachers of English in Chile;. then I moved into the use of technology to transform the learning experience

Does blended learning have a transformative potentiality?


Role of digital technologies in EFL teacher education The language proficiency component of the EFL teacher curriculum could be transformed with the use of technology. New technology, as suggested by Downes (2008)might allow new ways of learning. Information communications technologies

Does blended learning have a transformative potentiality?


Role of digital technologies in EFL teacher education The language proficiency component of the EFL teacher curriculum could be transformed with the use of technology. New technology, as suggested by Downes (2008)might allow new ways of learning. Information communications technologies

Foreign language teacher education


Last week I was reading on foreign language teacher education and these are some reflections on this topic. I have enjoyed reading, thinking and writing. I feel excited and  challenged by the experience of being a doctoral student, everyday is a new

Foreign language teacher education


Last week I was reading on foreign language teacher education and these are some reflections on this topic. I have enjoyed reading, thinking and writing. I feel excited and  challenged by the experience of being a doctoral student, everyday is a new