Another plenary speaker I am looking forward to listening to in Bratislava, on June 7-8, 2014 at the ELTForum.sk Conference, is Maggie Kubanyiova!
Originally posted on ELTforum.sk Conference 2015:
It is with great pleasure that we present to you our next plenary speaker, the outstanding Maggie Kubanyiova!
Maggie and her work
Maggie, originally from Slovakia, is a university lecturer and researcher at the University of Birmingham (UK) where she directs the MA Education TEFL programme which enables English language teachers from all over the world to develop their teaching skills and expertise. She has also lived and worked as a language teacher and teacher trainer in Slovakia, Thailand and the United Kingdom.
Expertise and Writing
Maggie’s areas of expertise include communicative language teaching, motivation, classroom interaction and language teacher development. Her writing activity includes published articles and chapters on those topics in a variety of ELT journals and books, including ET Professional, Modern Language Journal, and TESL-EJ. Her book ‘Teacher Development in Action’ (2012, Palgrave) delves into the development of English language teachers…
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