Dr. Shanti Tejwani
Principal at Shri Vaishnav College of Teachers Training, affiliated with Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore, (Madhya Pradesh, India)
Presentation Title: Activity Based Learning and 360 Degree Evaluation: Need of the Society
Dr. Shanti Tejwani is currently Principal at Shri Vaishnav College of Teachers Training, affiliated with Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore, (Madhya Pradesh, India). Born in Indore, (Madhya Pradesh) Dr. Shanti Tejwani is graduated with a Bachelor degree in Humanities and Master degree in Economics, Philosophy, Social Work and Education. She has qualified UGC NET in Education, before spending 10 years serving in the School, gaining Ph.D. degree in Education, with embarking the services in the teacher training Colleges. She has the experience of more than 18 years of teaching graduate and post graduate students. Also she has taken the Ph.D. course work classes for Ph.D. Research Scholars. 7 research scholars have got their Ph.D. Degrees and 3 more research scholars are registered for Ph.D. degree.
Approx 30 Research Papers Published in National and International Journals and more than 25 Research Papers and Research Article presented in various National and International Conferences. She is invited as chair person in various national and international conferences, apart from it she has invited as a resource person in workshops and short-term program. Also a book namely, Research and Statistics in Social Science is published and one is in under process.
Assoc. Prof. Koichiro Kitamura
Koichiro Kitamura is an Associate Professor in the Department of International Communication at Kanda University of International Studies (Japan). His research interests include English Language Teaching and Sociolinguistics.
Dr. George Cremona
George Cremona is senior lecturer and Coordinator for German programmes and Media Literacy offered by the Faculty of Education at the University of Malta.
He also works on a research project called ‘Multimodal Encounters’. This aims to implement Multimodal concepts in practice, particularly in schools and through the media. For this, in 2017, 2019 and 2020 he was awarded the prestigious IGM national award.
Dr. Miguel Ferrando-Rocher
Miguel Ferrando-Rocher is an Associate Professor at Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain (UPV), actively involved in educational projects on flipped learning in engineering, particularly in signal theory and communications. With M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in telecommunication engineering, he has been honored with prestigious awards, including the Extraordinary Prize for Doctoral Theses (2020), AIRBUS Defense and Space Award (2019), and URSI Conference Best Student Paper Award (2017; 2019).
Dr. Asma Ahmed
Asma Ahmed is an Assistant Professor at Niagara University’s Faculty of Education. She has a PhD in Critical Policy, Equity and Leadership Studies from Western University, Canada. Asma regularly conducts workshops for universities across Canada and the United States on understanding Muslim students and challenging Islamophobia in educational institutions. She also facilitates courses with the Centre of Islamic Thought and Education (CITE) at the University of South Australia.
Ms. Marilyn P. Pescasio
A distinguished alumna of St. Paul University, Quezon City, Philippines, she holds a BA in Religious Studies with a minor in Values Education. She pursued both a Master’s in Religious Education and a Master’s in Teaching Philosophy at Ateneo De Manila University, also located in Quezon City, Philippines. Currently, she is dedicated in her doctoral program in Educational Administration at the University of the Philippines Diliman, also in Quezon City. With an extensive experience, she has adeptly fulfilled roles including Coordinator, Dean, and Moderator in her previous school, College of the Holy Spirit Manila. For 15 years and counting, she has been an unwavering faculty member at De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde, Philippines. Honored as a Research Contributor, she completed the CRITHNK(Critical Thinking) Learning Pack Grant Course, showcasing her commitment to education technology. Her research centers on Inclusive Education and Educational Management, highlighting her dedication to enhancing educational practices and inclusivity.
Dr. Saadet Ider
Saadet İder is a lecturer in the department of religious education at Necmettin Erbakan University. Dr. İder is graduated with a Bachelor degree in theology and English language teaching. She has a master and PhD in religious education.
Asst. Prof. Emily Hicks
Emily Hicks is an Assistant Professor of English and Culture and Director of Language Resources and Intercultural Integration at St. Mary’s Seminary & University in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A. She holds a Master’s in Theology and a Licentiate in Sacred Theology. Certified in Intercultural Readiness Training, she is interested in intercultural communication and effective English language teaching.
Ms. Diane Manuhuwa
Diane Manuhuwa is trained as an educational technologist and postdoctoral licensed psychologist. She also has experience in clinical practice, including neuropsychological diagnosis and treatment of young adults. She is a lecturer in higher education and a researcher in the Inclusive Society group where she is working on her PhD research on executive functions and self-regulated learning with student success.
Dr. Deniz Gyger Gaspoz
Deniz Gyger Gaspoz is Vice-Rector for Research and Documentation Resources at the University of Teacher Education of the cantons of Bern, Jura and Neuchâtel (Switzerland). She is responsible for the ” School transitions” research area. She is particularly interested in the transitions of students and young people in their educational pathways, from a social and cultural developmental psychology perspective.
Mr. Andrius Guoba
Dr. Birute Zygaitiene
Dr. Maria Mar Lopez
María Mar López graduated in Chemistry at the University of Málaga. Subsequently, she continued training in her research career, completed her doctoral studies at the University of Malaga and obtained her PhD in 2005 and an international PhD in 2021. She was a Faculty Assistant (2008-2011), Doctor Assistant Professor (2011-2016), Contracted Doctor Professor (2016 to 2019), in June of 2019 obtained the position of university professor. Her research work began in 2001 with a FPI Grant from the Ministry of Science and Technology in the Department of Analytical Chemistry, where he joined the FQM-180 research group, led by Professor Francisco García Sánchez. Later, she joined the FQM 117 group, led by Professor E. Vereda Alonso. Since that date, she has collaborated in seven I+D+ i National Research Projects. She has been principal investigator of five Educational Innovation Projects and coordinators of two Networks of Excellence for educative skills. She has participated in a prototype designed to extrapolate laboratory work to a Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP), on the elimination of phosphates from treated wastewater.
Ms. Necla Burçin Giritlioğlu
Ms. Natalie Piergentili
Natalie Piergentili is a LINC Instructor with the Centre for Skills Development in Burlington with experience in ELT, EAP and Conversation Circle. Natalie currently serves as a part-time faculty member of the Community and Justice Services department at Georgian College, Contract Lecturer in the Faculty of Education as well as Accessibility Advisor at Lakehead University. Her interest is implementing action research focused on the influence of peer/employer mentors in ELT on employment outcomes and grammatical proficiency for post-secondary.
Ms. Angela Spadafora
Angela Spadafora teaches Enhanced Language Training classes at the Centre for Skills Development in Burlington, LINC/ESL classes at Halton District School Board as well as Fashion Business Managementcourses as a part-time faculty member at Seneca College. Angela has guided and taught many students that are job readyand pursuing academic goals. Angela’s interest is in action research with a goal to improve the academic experience and the process to employment for students as well as trauma-informed pedagogy.
Dr. Tamara Díaz-Chang
Assoc. Prof. Inga Kepaliene
Dr. Sergio Zepeda
Dr. Sergio Zepeda completed his Ph.D. at the Center for Research and Advanced Studies of the National Polytechnic Institute, Mexico in 2009. He currently is professor-researcher at the Metropolitan Autonomous University.In 2012, he received the teaching award. His research interests include: New didactics, Gamification, Education, Information Retrieval, Human-Computer Interaction, Usability, and Interface Design.
Dr. Daniel Bosmans
Ph.D. Beth Bassima Bakkar
LECTURER AT THE LEBANESE UNIVERSITY OF BEIRUT
Presentation Title: Exploring the Complexities Higher Education Instructors Face when Teaching Non-English Speaking Students in the English Medium of Instruction
Beth B. Bakkar is a lecturer at the Lebanese University of Beirut, responsible for teaching academic courses. She has a Ph.D. in English Language and Literature, a Master in Education, and a Master in TESOL. Beth’s professional background in school leadership and curriculum coordinator has contributed to her research areas of focus. Her research interests lie in pedagogical development and educational reform and theory in teaching English foreign language and English second language students acquiring academic knowledge in the English Medium of Instruction. Beth has also participated in various national and regional conferences related to teaching, curriculum, and education.
Prof. Frederic Fovet
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR IN THE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION AND TECHNOLOGY
Presentation Title: Returning to inclusive practices in a post-pandemic landscape: what has changed for the worse and what has improved?
Frédéric Fovet is Associate Professor in the School of Education and Technology. He is an inclusion specialist with a specific interest in emotional and behavioural difficulties (EBD), critical pedagogy and universal design for learning (UDL). Fovet also has a strong grounding in Disability Studies. He has served as a teacher and principal in schools. Fovet was previously an assistant professor at UPEI for three years. He has also been director of Accessibility at McGill University. Fovet consults nationally and internationally in the area of UDL and was the instigator and program chair of the first three Pan-Canadian conferences on UDL.
Prof. Dr. Julia Torres
Full Professor of General and Inorganic Chemistry at Facultad de Química, Universidad de la República, Uruguay. Main research interests target both coordination chemistry and chemical education, especially involving technology-mediated active learning.
Dr. George Cremona
Dr. George Cremona is senior lecturer and Coordinator for German and Media Literacy at the Faculty of Education of the University of Malta. He is also a radio and tv producer and presenter of educational programmes. For this work, three times, he was awarded the prestigious national IĠM award.
Dr. Maria Balatsou
She has Ph.D., and currently is working in department of Humanities Social Sciences and Law, School of Applied Mathematical and Physical Sciences, National Technical University of Athens.
Prof. Anna Hakobjanyan
Anna is the Head of Marketing Master’s Degree Program at Yerevan State University, Deputy Head of the Management and Business Department at Yerevan State University, Candidate of Economic Sciences, Associate Professor.
Dr. Mamiko Takeuchi
Mamiko Takeuchi is a professor of economics at Aichigakuin University. Her research interests include the impact of globalization and technological innovation on the career development of women.
Dr. Miguel Ferrando-Rocher
Dr. Miguel Ferrando Rocher holds a Ph.D. in Telecommunication Engineering from the Universitat Politècnica de València (Spain) and is currently an Assistant Professor at University of Alicante (Spain). In the last few years, he has been interested in improving teaching innovation in undergraduate courses.
Mr. Jorge Andrés Olivares Funes
He has a master in mathematics and serves as an academic in the department of mathematics of the University of Antofagasta in Chile.
He works on research on numerical solutions of differential equations and on the use of Geogebra in the learning of differential equations and differential calculus.
Mr. Adrian Estrela Pereira
Adrian Estrela Pereira is a Brazilian arranger, pianist, and music producer with a Bachelor’s degree in Composition and Arrangement for Popular Music at the Federal University of Bahia and a master’s degree in music education at the same university. Currently, Adrian investigates Power Relations in Curricula of Higher Education Music Courses as a Ph.D. student at the Eötvös Loránd University.
Mr. Mark Joel Pierce
Mark Pierce was an Educator in the Dallas Independent School District for 27 years. For 23 of those years, he was the Program Manager of the Dallas ISD Homeless Education Program. He retired from education in 2018 and is currently a Doctoral Candidate at Southern Methodist University. He will defend his dissertation on how COVID19 affected the lives of homeless children in July 2022.
Ms. Emily Anne Hicks
Emily Hicks, MA, is Lecturer in English and Academic Resource Specialist for International Students at St. Mary’s Seminary & University in Baltimore, MD, U.S.A
Mrs. Alice Azzalini
Alice Azzalini is a PhD Student in Educational Linguistics at the Department of Linguistic and Literary Studies (DISLL), University of Padua (Italy). Her main research areas are Gifted Education, students with Special Educational Needs and Specific Learning Disorders.
Mrs. Layla Halim Nasr
She is a mathematics teacher and a researcher on mathematics education in the Lebanese university, faculty of education. Research interest: conceptual learning, infinity concept, innovative teaching strategies.
Ms. Lee Wei-Chen
She is a student from the department of English instruction in a master’s degree at National Tsing Hua University (Taiwan).
Dr. Hakan Kilinc
Dr. Hakan KILINC is currently working as a research assistant doctor of Open and Distance Education at Open Education Faculty, Anadolu University. He received his Ph.D. Degree in the feld of Distance Education in 2020. Hakan Kilinc continues to work in the feld of distance education technology, information and communication technologies, synchronous, asynchronous, and interactive communications, learner-generated content and online group discussions.
Ms. Daria Borodina
She studies at Eotvos Lorand University, Hungary. She is a third-year Ph.D. student in European Doctorate in International Teacher Education and Higher Education (EDITE) program. The area of her professional interest is Academic motivation and Self-regulated learning among international students. Also, she is a member of the Association of Hungarian Ph.D. and DLA Candidates.
Mrs. Carole Vinick Rosbruch
She is an English teacher and a Ph.D. student of Applied Linguistics in the Faculty of Letters at the Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi. Her main research areas include teaching English to students at-risk, students with learning difficulties, and students with special educational needs.
Dr. Eleni Tsami
Dr. Eleni Tsami studied Mathematics at the University of Athens and she holds Masters in “Teaching Mathematics and Methodology” and in “Banking”, PhD thesis, “The use of new technologies in teaching economics”. She is a member of the Laboratory Teaching Personnel at the School of Finance and Statistics of the University of Piraeus.
Dr. Carol Johnson
Dr. Johnson is a bilingual educator and International Education Officer at Renaissance. She holds a PhD in Second Language Acquisition & Teaching, specializing in how people learn second languages.
Dr. Virginia Bodolica is The Said T. Khoury Chair of Leadership Studies and a Professor of Strategic Management in the School of Business Administration at the American University of Sharjah in the UAE. She is a passionate academic, an advocate of cross-disciplinary research and practice, and an award-winning case studies’ writer. Her research interests are related to corporate leadership dynamics and soft and hard governance issues in for-profit settings, family-owned enterprises and healthcare institutions. Virginia has published in the Academy of Management Annals, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of World Business, Strategic Organization, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Business Research, Business Ethics, the Environment & Responsibility, and Journal of Management & Organization, among other journals. She co-authored and co-edited several books, including Mergers and Acquisitions and Executive Compensation, Corporate Governance in Arab Countries, and Managing Organizations in the United Arab Emirates. Virginia serves on the editorial board of a number of academic journals, consults with local and international businesses, facilitates strategic retreats and delivers executive education sessions and customized programs, and is regularly invited as a guest speaker at professional conferences, workshops and events.