Tuesday, March 10, 2015

[ELTeCS_PERU] Fwd: [Webinar for English Teachers] Book Clubs for English Language Learners. March 11, 4pm

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  aWebinar for English Teachers
  Use of Book Club with
  English Language Learners

In this webinar, English Language Fellow, Ali Cullerton, Ph.D. will discuss the general theory behind using literary-based curriculum and Book Club strategies and activities to increase comprehension and oral language with learners of English. She will present with Mg. Inés Torres de Muñoz, Academic Director of the Centro Ecuatoriano Norteamericano in Loja, Ecuador.
What:     Use of Book Club with English Language Learners
Webinar on English teaching, organized by the Regional English Language Office for the Andean Region at the U.S Embassy in Lima.

Dr. Ali Cullerton
She is a longtime educator and researcher from Chicago, Illinois. She received her Ph.D. in Education: Literacy, Language and Culture at the University of Illinois at Chicago and is involved in research associated with literacy, language, education and immigration studies. Ali continues to teach, conduct research and work with teachers in order to prepare them for the shifting demographic makeup of youth in the United States and abroad. Dr. Cullerton specializes in teacher training on the themes of language learning and literacy. Cullerton is currently serving as an English Language Fellow with Georgetown University and the State Department at the Centro Ecuatoriano Norteamericano: Global Quality English in Loja, Ecuador. For more information, visit: www.alexiscullerton.com

MA Inés Torres de Muñoz 
She has a Masters in English Language Teaching from Nova Southeastern University; a Certificate of English Language Teaching for Young Learners at the University of Maryland; a Masters in Assessment, Management and Quality of Higher Education from the University of Seville in Spain. She was the Dean of the School of Languages of the Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja, Ecuador (UTPL); Director of the Research Center in English of UTPL; English Teacher for 10 years at UTPL and she was in charge of the Distance Education University Network of UTPL and in charge of International Networks at UTPL. She is currently the Academic Director of the Binational Center in Loja.

When:    Wednesday, March 11th, 4:00pm - 5:00pm (Peru Time).
Where:   Join us from a computer with audio and internet access at https://conx.state.gov/live-event/peru/. Sign in using your Facebook or Twitter account, or choose the option "Guest" and sign in using your name and city. (For example: Marcela - Lima). This webinar is free. Previous registration is not required.

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