Dr. Aitor Garcés-Manzanera

The case of English for Specific Purposes (ESP) in training pre-service teachers: the intersection between professionalism and language objectives in undergraduate degrees of Education

Aitor Garcés-Manzanera holds a PhD in Applied Linguistics, a MA in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics and a MA in English Language Teaching. Since 2016, he has been an Associate Lecturer in English Language Teaching at the Department of English Language Teaching (University of Murcia, Spain), where he currently lectures English in the different degrees at the Faculty of Education. He was a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Salerno (Italy). He is a member of the research group “E020-14 Lingüística Aplicada. Aprendizaje de Segundas Lenguas en contextos educativos (LA_L2)”, and is a team member of two nationally funded research projects from the Spanish Ministry of Education. His research interests lie in the exploration of language skills in both pen-and-paper and computer-mediated communication. He has published a number of papers in national and international academic journals. Furthermore, he has authored and co-authored several books published in prestigious editorial presses (Dykinson, Adaya Press, Editorial Académica Española, EditUM – Servicio de Publicaciones de la Universidad de Murcia, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, John Benjamins, and IGI Global).


Dr. Judit Ruiz Lázaro

El ABC del acceso a la universidad en España: el país de las 17 selectividades

Judit Ruiz Lázaro holds a PhD in Education (2021) with international mention and extraordinary doctorate award from the Complutense University of Madrid. Director of the Master’s Degree in Educational Innovation at the European University of Madrid. She has completed a Master in Research in Applied Psychology from the University of Castilla-La Mancha (2022), a Master in Research in Education (2016) and she is a Graduate Teacher of Primary Education with a mention in therapeutic pedagogy (2015). She enjoyed a predoctoral contract at UCM-Santander in the Department of Research and Psychology in Education (area of ​​Research Methods and Diagnosis in Education). Her doctoral thesis is focused on the evaluation of access to the university. She is a member of the research group Measurement of Evaluation and Educational Systems (MESE). She has carried out training stays at The University of Eastern Finland (Joensuu, Finland) (2014) and research stays at the Educational Research and Development Institute -IIDE- of the Autonomous University of Baja California (Mexico) (2018) and at The University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) (2019). She is the winner of the VIII José Manuel Esteve Award (2018) with an international character. Her latest publications are framed in the evaluation for university access and in the analysis of teacher training in Spain.

 


 

EDUNOVATIC Conference 2022 will be held on December 14 and 15, 2022 from 3 p.m. (Madrid, Spain). Your local time can be check HERE

(Please note that this is a provisional program. The final Conference program will be available in the virtual platform from December 12, 2022).


December 14th – Session 1 –

3 p.m. Welcome to the Conference. Keynote speaker Dr. Aitor Garcés-Manzanera “The case of English for Specific Purposes (ESP) in training pre-service teachers: the intersection between professionalism and language objectives in undergraduate degrees of Education”. At the end there will be a question and answer session in the Conference forum.

4 to 6 p.m. Virtual communications and discussion forums “Education, Innovation and ICT at university settings”. 

6 to 8 p.m. Virtual communications and discussion forums  “Education, Innovation and ICT at non-university settings”. 


December 15th – Session 2  –

3 p.m. Welcome to the second session of the EDUNOVATIC Conference. Keynote speaker Dr. Judit Ruiz Lázaro El ABC del acceso a la universidad en España: el país de las 17 selectividades”. At the end there will be a question and answer session in the Conference forum.

4 to 6 p.m. Virtual communications and discussion forums “Education, Innovation and ICT at university settings”. 

6 to 8 p.m. Virtual communications and discussion forums  “Education, Innovation and ICT at non-university settings”.