Education

 

My ever-developing education itinerary so far has consisted in graduate and postgraduate studies, as well as in professional and discipline-specific training through short courses in the following areas:

  • English Language Teaching
  • Education and New Technologies
  • Applied/Practical Phonetics and the Phonology of English, with a focus on prosody
  • Discourse Analysis: Enunciation Theories, Systemic Functional Linguistics
  • Pragmatics
  • Conversation Analysis
  • English Literature

Current Studies:

  • PhD in Language and Communication. Year 2. Supervisors: Dr. Richard Ogden & Dr. Merran Toerien (Period 2016/2017 also: Dr. Beatrice Szczepek-Reed). Department of Language and Linguistic Science. University of York
    • A summary of the training activities undertaken during my  PhD is available here:  Y1 – Y2 – Y3 (under construction)
  • York Teaching and Learning Award leading to an Associate Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (2017-2018)

Postgraduate Degrees/Diplomas

  • MA in English Language: Contemporary Uses (orientation:  Sociolinguistics and Pragmatics) – Final dissertation: “Affiliation and Alignment in Broadcast Interaction: Exploring the Functions and Prosodic Design of Interruptions in the Vanessa Feltz Phone In Programme” (Supervisor: Luisa Granato, PhD) – (October 2015)
  • Diploma in Social Sciences: Education and New Technologies.  (Diploma en Ciencias Sociales con mención en Educación y Nuevas Tecnologías) FLACSO (Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales) (September 2010)
  • Specialisation certificate in Phonetics and Phonology in English (Adscripción en Fonética y Teorías Fonológicas), 2004 –2006 Instituto Superior del Profesorado “Dr. Joaquín V. González” – Final research paper: “Phonological Processes in the Acquisition of Received Pronunciation: Interlanguage Phonology of Advanced Learners of English of a Riverplate Spanish Background” – August 2009

Degrees / Diplomas

  • Degree in Teaching of English as a Foreign/Second Language (“Profesora en Inglés”) – Instituto Superior del Profesorado “Dr. Joaquín V. González” (April 2004)
  • Diploma in English -University of London – Goldsmiths College – External Programme (Distance Learning via Asociación Internacional de Estudios, Buenos Aires, Argentina) (August 2006)

Short Courses

  • Course on Vocal Techniques and Public Speaking (“Técnica Vocal Integral”). 2009-2011 Instituto de la Voz.
  • Summer Course in English Phonetics – August 2010 -University College London
  • Online Course on Materials Design for Online and Virtual Environments. (“El Diseño Instruccional de Materiales”) 2008. Net-Learning and Universidad Tecnológica Nacional.
  • Short Postgraduate Course, Reading Comprehension Skills and Processing in a Foreign Language, October – November – 2008. Universidad de Buenos Aires
  • Short Postgraduate Course, Psycholinguistics: L1 and L2 Acquisition Processes – August-November, 2007 Universidad de Buenos Aires

Courses pending final evaluation 

  • Specialisation Course in Discourse Analysis (Adscripción en Análisis del Discurso). 2012-2013. Supervisor: Prof. Fernando Mortoro – ISP Dr Joaquín V González – Taught training completed. Final research paper pending.
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