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Universidad de la Amazonia English Language Teaching Program

Florencia - Caquetá May 9th – 10th, 2013 PLEASE, FILL THIS FORM OUT AND SEND IT BACK BEFORE MARCH 15th, 2013 PRESENTER(S) NAME (S): ALEJANDRO MCNEIL & ELIANA GARZÓN DUARTE SHORT INFORMATION ABOUT THE PRESENTER(S) (approx. 50 words) Full name: Alejandro McNeil Qualifications: B.A. in Language Teaching, Sp. in Distance Learning, M.A. in Applied Linguistics to TEFL. Current job: Full Time teacher-researcher at the B.A. Program in English Language Teaching at Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas (Bogotá, Colombia). Part-time teacher at Universidad de los Andes, Department of Language and Sociocultural Studies. HOME ADDRESS: Diagonal 183 A 20-80, Int. 4, Ap. 304 / Usaquén-BogotáColombia PHONE NUMBER: ____________Mobile: 3158514879 E-MAIL: amcneilf@udistrital.edu.co INSTITUTION NAME: Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas Full name: Eliana Garzón Duarte Qualifications: B.A. in Language Teaching, M.A. in English Language Teaching. Current job: Full Time teacher-researcher at the B.A. Program in English Language Teaching at Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas (Bogotá, Colombia). HOME ADDRESS: Calle 64 N° 2 - 85 / Chapinero Alto-Bogotá-Colombia PHONE NUMBER: ____________Mobile: 3118206297 E-MAIL: egarzond@udistrital.edu.co INSTITUTION NAME: Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas TITLE OF THE PRESENTATION: Understanding trends in ICT applied to education and turning them into decisions that re-shape and redirect research efforts and interests. ABSTRACT OF THE PRESENTATION (Approx. 100 words) This presentation intends to show the ways in which a group of researchers at a public university in Bogotá (Colombia) has examined / understood how some trends in education have emerged and evolved in the last couple of years. These changes have suggested that what the research group did in the past needs to enrich new efforts which aim in a somewhat different direction. The purpose of this presentation is to discuss the decisions that the group has

computer software and learning environments. X Teachers trainees. These changes have suggested that what the research group did in the past needs to enrich new efforts which aim in a somewhat different direction. the changes occurring now indicate that the group should now engage in exercises that focus on providing the students with opportunities for making decisions. These new efforts tend to focus on the configuration of learning experiences. 2013 DESCRIPTION OF THE PRESENTATION WHICH SHOULD INCLUDE ALL ASPECTS RELATED AND THE THEORETICAL SUPPORT (600 WORDS MAXIMUM). These new efforts are inspired in those students and teachers who still believe that the power of teaching-learning still .made and to share the ways in which these decisions have inspired new research efforts. The purpose of this presentation is to discuss the decisions that the group has made and to share the ways in which these decisions have inspired new research efforts. adapting available resources to personal needs and negotiating modes of interaction. the group of researchers has identified key areas which have remained almost intact over the last seven years and suggest that. the development of pedagogically sophisticated environments and the personalization of the learning process by favoring student decision-making. Previous research exercises have included the development of technological mediations. Laptop TYPE OF PRESENTATION: X Research Report AUDIENCE: X Secondary School Teachers. EQUIPMENT AND AUDIOVISUAL AIDS REQUIRED: Video-beam. I am interested in carrying out research which results in undeniable benefits for both teachers and students.Caquetá May 9th – 10th. This presentation intends to show the ways in which a group of researchers at a public university in Bogotá (Colombia) has examined / understood how some trends in education have emerged and evolved in the last couple of years. As a member of a research group. evaluation processes and criteria. X University professors NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: __________ Universidad de la Amazonia English Language Teaching Program Florencia . given the trends in education and technology. In this way. These trends keep changing every year as the results of improvements in technological mediations and of our understanding of what we believe education must do in order to help our students prepare for life in this ever-changing world. the efforts of teachers and policy-makers should be aimed in a given direction. However.

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