Keynote speakers


 

SANTIAGO SEVILLA VALLEJO

Neuronarrative. Approach to educational and identity value of fiction in transatlantic literature rethink the discourse of the quality of education today?

Dr. Santiago Sevilla Vallejo is an Assistant Professor at the University of Salamanca. He has been secretary of the Federation of Associations of Teachers of Spanish and he is the Director of Cálamo FASPE journal. He directs the International Conference “Las Desconocidas. Studies on the construction of female identity in literature”, which is part of the research group Writers and female characters in literature (University of Salamanca). He has been a finalist for the III Educa Abanca Award. Best Teacher in Spain, in the University category; and the research award of the First Edition of the International Conference of Writers and Artists; and the International Research Awards on Psychiatry and Mental Health (2021) in the Research award category. He is a member of the Innovation, Identity and Literature in Spanish Group (INILE, UNIR). Collaborator of the Language, Emotion and Identity Research Group (LEIDE), the Group of Innovation in Teaching the Spanish Language to Children (GIELEN, UAH) and the Research Center in Human and Educational Sciences (CICHE, Indoamérica Technological University, Ecuador ). His research line focuses on the study of narrative to establish the relationship between the elaboration of the discourse and the construction of identity, particularly gender identity. https://usal.academia.edu/SantiagoSevillaVallejo


 

KONSTANTINA KONSTANTINIDI

Educational strategies to promote student’s critical thinking

Dr. Konstantina Konstantinidi is an Associate Professor of Translation, Interpretation and English Language at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain. She has a degree in Translation and Interpretation from the Ionian University (Greece), and a PhD in the same area from the ULPGC. Her line of research focuses on the cognitive processes involved in Translation and Interpretation studies and their applications in teaching and learning. In addition, she has carried out studies on the motivational and emotional processes of the future translator, from a psychocognitive perspective and several other works on philosophical thought such as cognitive behavior in the classroom, learning and acquisition of L2, the impact of texts with emotional negative load in the translator, and the importance of the personality traits of the translator in training when making decisions for the resolution of translation problems. Since 2020, she is a member of the research group “Enactive Cognition in Interpretation and Translation” (CENIT).

 

 


 

JULIO CÉSAR TOVAR GÁLVEZ

Framework for the development of culturally inclusive didactic practices

Julio César Tovar Gálvez is a Postdoctoral researcher at Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) and funded by Fritz Thyssen Foundation, Germany. My PhD is in educational sciences at MLU. I earned a bachelor’s and a master’s in chemistry teaching at Universidad Pedagógica Nacional in Colombia. Throughout 7 years, I worked in different universities in Colombia, mostly in teacher education. I have also worked as a school teacher, for 3 years, in diverse contexts in Colombia. My research topics are science education, teacher education, environmental education, intercultural education, and higher education. Until March 2021, I count on 66 publications –35 papers in peer-reviewed and indexed journals, 14 full texts in proceedings, 2 books, 3 chapters, and 12 short communications in proceedings. I have participated in 46 education congresses –as an assistant, participant, speaker, and scientific committee. I have been a reviewer for 26 journals. I am editorial board member in Propósitos y Representaciones (ISSN 2310-4635, Peru), Revista Internacional de Pesquisa em Didática das Ciências e Matemática (e-ISSN 2675-4258, Brazil) and Interdisciplinary Journal of Environmental and Science Education (e-ISSN: 2633-6537, United Kingdom).

 


General program


Wednesday, September 29, 2021 – Educational Innovation – 

3:00 to 4:00 p.m. Opening and welcome to CIVINEDU 2021. Invited lecturer Santiago Sevilla Vallejo: Neuronarrative. Approach to educational and identity value of fiction in transatlantic literature rethink the discourse of the quality of education today? At the end there will be a question and answer session in the Conference forum.

4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Virtual communications and discussion forums (S1A).

5:00 to 6:00 p.m. Invited lecturer Konstantina Konstantinidi: Educational strategies to promote student’s critical thinking. At the end there will be a question and answer session in the Conference forum.

6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Virtual communications and discussion forums (S1B).


Thursday, September 30, 2021 – Educational Research –

3:00 to 4:00 p.m. Invited lecturer Julio César Tovar Gálvez: Framework for the development of culturally inclusive didactic practices. At the end there will be a question and answer session in the Conference forum.

4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Virtual communications and discussion forums (S2A).

6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Virtual communications and discussion forums (S2B).