And Now? What is Next for Teachers? Thinking about the Activity of Online Teaching

By Angelita Quevedo and Alexandra Geraldini.

Published by The Learner Collection

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An article about teaching online courses in VLEs environments: new roles and functions for the teachers.

Keywords: online teaching, foreign/second language teaching, distant education

International Journal of Learning, Volume 12, Issue 6, pp.341-350. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 856.912KB).

Dr. Angelita Quevedo

Dr Angelita Quevedo has served as an English teacher at Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo, English Department, taught English as a Foreign Language, English for specific purposes in college and also worked with distance education (internet based courses) as continuing education for public school English teachers.

Dr. Alexandra Geraldini

Angelita Quevedo, doctor in Applied Linguistics from the Post-graduate Program of Applied Linguistics, PUCSP. She has investigated the English listening comprehension process in her masters. Her doctorate, in Applied Linguistics and Language Studies, focused the area of distance education. In her thesis, she analysed an online course on English listening comprehension using activity theory as theoretical background. Her major interests are English listening comprehension mediated by computer, distance education as continuing education for public school English teachers and teacher development for online courses. Alexandra F. S. Geraldini has a PhD in Applied Linguistics from the Post-graduate Program of Applied Linguistics, PUC-SP. She is a teacher at the French Department of the Communication and Philosophy Faculty and works with French as a foreign language, French for specific purposes, distance education (internet based courses) and language teacher development for online courses. In this area, she focuses the development of a reflective process and its influences in teachers’ practice. The interaction, teacher/language/medium mediation, participant’s roles and the linguistic aspects involved in this new social practice are some aspects she investigates.

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