Category Archives: Chile

My decolonizing path

The publication of our book: Women in Academia crossing North-South borders is a testament of a collective pursuit. Our voices became powerful as we weaved our stories sharing our lived experiences. I highly recommend to read the book as a whole.

My decolonizing path

The publication of our book: Women in Academia crossing North-South borders is a testament of a collective pursuit. Our voices became powerful as we weaved our stories sharing our lived experiences. I highly recommend to read the book as a whole.

SLTE curriculum in Chile- New paper

I am very happy to upload here my paper on SLTE curriculum. It offers a comprehensive exploration into second language teacher education from an EFl context with a focus on curriculum. Barahona, M.(2014) . Exploring the curriculum of SLTE in

SLTE curriculum in Chile- New paper

I am very happy to upload here my paper on SLTE curriculum. It offers a comprehensive exploration into second language teacher education from an EFl context with a focus on curriculum. Barahona, M.(2014) . Exploring the curriculum of SLTE in

Doing research that matters?

Originally posted on Una chilena en Australia:
As a PhD student I have been advised so many times that it is necessary and a must to participate in conferences to do networking, get to know what it is out there…

Doing research that matters?

Originally posted on Una chilena en Australia:
As a PhD student I have been advised so many times that it is necessary and a must to participate in conferences to do networking, get to know what it is out there…

It is just a PhD!

2012-2013 has been a crucial year in my PhD experience. Not only have I written my thesis, but my researcher persona has emerged. Despite that, I still feel like an academic fraud and my research assertions are very tentative. Submission

It is just a PhD!

2012-2013 has been a crucial year in my PhD experience. Not only have I written my thesis, but my researcher persona has emerged. Despite that, I still feel like an academic fraud and my research assertions are very tentative. Submission

From a topic to a thesis?

It is mid February, time is flying and I am struggling with the argument of my thesis. I procrastinate reading more papers, and writing posts on my blogs. I go back to my data and it seems a never ending

From a topic to a thesis?

It is mid February, time is flying and I am struggling with the argument of my thesis. I procrastinate reading more papers, and writing posts on my blogs. I go back to my data and it seems a never ending

Data collection

I am about to finish my data collection process and the question arises: Is the data collected enough to answer my research questions? I guess if I want to answer that I have to start from the beginning: my research

Data collection

I am about to finish my data collection process and the question arises: Is the data collected enough to answer my research questions? I guess if I want to answer that I have to start from the beginning: my research

The art of interviewing!

I have started interviewing the participants of my study and I’m absolutely thrilled! It’s so exciting to listen and talk to teachers and their views that motivate even more my determination to do this research.Interviewing can be tiring and time

The art of interviewing!

I have started interviewing the participants of my study and I’m absolutely thrilled! It’s so exciting to listen and talk to teachers and their views that motivate even more my determination to do this research.Interviewing can be tiring and time

What is the pedagogical Imperative?

Ten days ago I attended two courses as part of the UNSW summer school. The morning course was Classroom-based Research for Language Teachers by David Nunan and the afternoon course  was Sociocultural Theory and the Pedagogical Imperative by James Lantolf. The

What is the pedagogical Imperative?

Ten days ago I attended two courses as part of the UNSW summer school. The morning course was Classroom-based Research for Language Teachers by David Nunan and the afternoon course  was Sociocultural Theory and the Pedagogical Imperative by James Lantolf. The

Soy Chilena y qué? Vil Centenario (iii)

Hoy es 18 de Septiembre y con sentimientos encontrados leo la prensa chilena en relación con la celebración del Bicentenario de Chile. Por un lado, tenemos las celebraciones oficiales, los asados, las fondas, los discursos, los bailes, las comilonas, los

Soy Chilena y qué? Vil Centenario (iii)

Hoy es 18 de Septiembre y con sentimientos encontrados leo la prensa chilena en relación con la celebración del Bicentenario de Chile. Por un lado, tenemos las celebraciones oficiales, los asados, las fondas, los discursos, los bailes, las comilonas, los

Vil Centenario (ii)

Aquí en Canberra, la primavera ya llegó! Los aromos, conocidos aquí como Wattles están todos en flor, ciruelos, gravilleas y no se cuántas otras especies adornan la ciudad, la pintan de rosa, amarillo oro, fucsia y púrpura. Qué bonita se ve

Vil Centenario (ii)

Aquí en Canberra, la primavera ya llegó! Los aromos, conocidos aquí como Wattles están todos en flor, ciruelos, gravilleas y no se cuántas otras especies adornan la ciudad, la pintan de rosa, amarillo oro, fucsia y púrpura. Qué bonita se ve