To eagerly share innovative and interactive teaching activities for higher education context in English language, Dr. Jeneifer C. Nueva, Director of Instruction and faculty member of the Department of Languages and Literature, served as a plenary speaker on topic about “Reading and Writing Pedagogy: Innovative and Interactive Teaching Approaches,” during the first International Conference on English Language Teaching (CONELT) at Universitas Kuningan (UNIKU), West Java, Indonesia on July 30-31.
CONELT is the first free international conference organized by the Department of English Education, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education at Universitas Kuningan in cooperation with the Association of Indonesian Scholars of English Education (AISEE), and Language Center of UNIKU. The conference was intentionally designed as a premier medium of teaching and research sharing on ELT around the world.
Dr. Nueva is one of the six invited speakers across different countries. The speakers include one from Malaysia, three from Indonesia, one from England, and one from the Philippines.
She talked about innovating pedagogical approaches. She includes fun activities, with emphasis on the use of technology, which English language teachers can use in the teaching of reading and writing to promote interaction among the learners.
In an interview with Dr. Nueva, she revealed that it was her third-time plenary speakership engagement in international level.
A hundred participants attended the conference which consists of language researchers, teachers, practitioners, policy makers, and students from different countries.
The conference flow in a parallel session. There was a plenary talk on specific topics and key issues in the morning and paper presentation in the afternoon.
In her visit to UNIKU, Dr. Nueva met Fahrus Zaman Fadhly, Head of international linkages office and was able to discuss possible research and academic collaboration between CMU and UNIKU. She said that UNIKU wanted to link to CMU IT department [Institute of Computer Applications] and College of Education.
For now, Dr. Nueva is waiting for UNIKU to process the needed communication and pertinent documents relevant to the possible institutional academic partnership. (MJTalisay)