Hello, my name is Ana Cristina Pratas  Passionate about education & using ICT to enhance learning, online/distance education, music & photography; can't live without sun, sea & open skies.
25+ years of teaching at Tertiary Education - Language and Content subjects; Experienced in Designing Online Courses Experienced in Online/Distance Tutoring In-company Consultant/Trainer for International Communication in the Business World Law Translation; German Language; Literary Studies; Cultural Studies; Translation Studies; Business Studies and Communication; EAP for the Medical Sciences; EAP for Management; EAP and ESP, and ELT. Have experience of teaching at Higher Education in: Portugal, Kuwait, Qatar, UAE, the UK and Japan. Experience in EdTech (Educational Technology) training in Developing Countries Experience in EdTech (Educational Technology) for Teacher Training Curator Digital Delights - Connecting Online Education Digital Delights for Learners Digital Delights - Avatars & Virtual Worlds Digital Delights - Image Editing Digital Delights for Digital Learning- Contemporary Digital Tribes Voices in the Feminine - Women's Writing Around the Web Blogs: CristinaSkyBox (Award winning EdTech blog in 2011, 2012) Mind Mirrors - Reflections on Change with Educators, Social Media Specialists Dreaming Weaving Learning - Blog on Current Education Nameste Nepal! Voices in the Mist Goals: Online Course Design and Online Teaching, Teacher Training Specialties: ICT for Education, Online/Distance Education, English for Academic Purposes, English for International Business Communication
Everyone Is Applauding This National Geographic Cover But The Real Shock Lies Inside The Pages…
May 25, 2018
Classroom training and E-Learning are the least valued ways of learning. This is what it means for L&D – Modern Wor…
May 23, 2018
Easy Steps to Create Your Own Project Wikis
May 23, 2018
Edit, Convert PDF Files Online for Free #edu
May 23, 2018
Open Lecture: 2018 Steve Wheeler- Literacies and competencies for learning in the digital age on…
May 23, 2018
Learning with 'e's: 12 tips for great speaking
May 23, 2018
What Counts as Student Agency? ~ Stephen Downes #edu
May 23, 2018
Rethinking Revision: The Real Work of Writing #edu
May 21, 2018
Teaching and Learning Resources - ConsumerClassroom #edu
May 21, 2018
How Well Do We Learn From Experiential Or Inquiry Learning Approaches?
May 21, 2018
16 Years of Web Hosting Changes with WordPress and Other Web Platforms: The Lessons Continue
May 15, 2018
Timelinely - Create Interactive Stories with Video #edu #edtech
May 15, 2018
Critical Thinking for Educators
May 7, 2018
Text Helper | Extensive Reading Central via @NikPeachey
May 7, 2018
How to Use Oral Presentations to Help English Language Learners Succeed 
April 25, 2018
Mind your Waste - Lessons in Digital Literacy via @NikPeachey
April 25, 2018
Jaron Lanier: How we need to remake the internet 
April 18, 2018
Can a New Approach to Information Literacy Reduce Digital Polarization? 
April 18, 2018
April 17, 2018
Proficonf - Online Meetings
April 13, 2018
Veteran online instructors share tips on improving their practices #elearning
April 13, 2018
'Humans Wanted': online learning and skills development | Tony Bates #elearning
April 13, 2018
How to deal with online learning 'deniers' in your institution | Tony Bates
April 13, 2018
Jaron Lanier: How we need to remake the internet 
April 13, 2018
What is an Empirical Educator? - #edu
April 13, 2018
Proficonf - Online Meetings
April 12, 2018
The Cambridge Framework For #Life #Competencies: Free Download #edu
April 12, 2018
Are we giving online students an education with all the nuance and complexity they deserve? 
April 12, 2018
Hand over my social media account to get a US visa? No thank you
March 31, 2018
Web Literacy for Student Fact-Checkers – Simple Book Production
March 24, 2018
Can a New Approach to Information Literacy Reduce Digital Polarization? 
March 24, 2018
March 24, 2018
Seth's Blog: Mobile blindness
March 21, 2018
Benefits of Online Learning
January 30, 2018
Online Training-- Created using PowToon -- Free sign up at http://www.powtoon.com/youtube/ -- Create animated videos and animated presentations for free. PowToon is a free tool that allows you to develop cool animated clips and animated presentations for your website, office meeting, sales pitch, nonprofit fundraiser, product launch, video resume, or anything else you could use an animated explainer video. PowToon's animation templates help you create animated presentations and animated explainer videos from scratch. Anyone can produce awesome animations quickly with PowToon, without the cos...
Learning is....
June 11, 2017
-- Created using PowToon -- Free sign up at http://www.powtoon.com/youtube/ -- Create animated videos and animated presentations for free. PowToon is a free tool that allows you to develop cool animated clips and animated presentations for your website, office meeting, sales pitch, nonprofit fundraiser, product launch, video resume, or anything else you could use an animated explainer video. PowToon's animation templates help you create animated presentations and animated explainer videos from scratch. Anyone can produce awesome animations quickly with PowToon, without the cost or hassle oth...
April 19, 2017
September 16, 2016
Online Student Success
March 15, 2016
E-learning, Distance Education-- Created using PowToon -- Free sign up at http://www.powtoon.com/youtube/ -- Create animated videos and animated presentations for free. PowToon is a free tool that allows you to develop cool animated clips and animated presentations for your website, office meeting, sales pitch, nonprofit fundraiser, product launch, video resume, or anything else you could use an animated explainer video. PowToon's animation templates help you create animated presentations and animated explainer videos from scratch. Anyone can produce awesome animations quickly with PowToon,...
Web Conferencing Tools
June 7, 2015
Online Conferencing Tools, WebConferencing Tools-- Created using PowToon -- Free sign up at http://www.powtoon.com/join -- Create animated videos and animated presentations for free. PowToon is a free tool that allows you to develop cool animated clips and animated presentations for your website, office meeting, sales pitch, nonprofit fundraiser, product launch, video resume, or anything else you could use an animated explainer video. PowToon's animation templates help you create animated presentations and animated explainer videos from scratch. Anyone can produce awesome animations quickly...
K is for Katherine
June 6, 2015
ELT Publishing, ELT Teacher Training, ELT, Blogging and Collaboration
M is for Mark
June 6, 2015
Education, Education in Finland, 21st Century Educators
Tips for Online Learning
October 30, 2014
How to succeed in online learning-- Created using PowToon -- Free sign up at http://www.powtoon.com/ . Make your own animated videos and animated presentations for free. PowToon is a free tool that allows you to develop cool animated clips and animated presentations for your website, office meeting, sales pitch, nonprofit fundraiser, product launch, video resume, or anything else you could use an animated explainer video. PowToon's animation templates help you create animated presentations and animated explainer videos from scratch. Anyone can produce awesome animations quickly with PowToon...
Prepositions of Time
April 21, 2014
None-- Created using PowToon -- Free sign up at http://www.powtoon.com/ . Make your own animated videos and animated presentations for free. PowToon is a free tool that allows you to develop cool animated clips and animated presentations for your website, office meeting, sales pitch, nonprofit fundraiser, product launch, video resume, or anything else you could use an animated explainer video. PowToon's animation templates help you create animated presentations and animated explainer videos from scratch. Anyone can produce awesome animations quickly with PowToon, without the cost or hassle...
Time Management Tips
April 11, 2014
None-- Created using PowToon -- Free sign up at http://www.powtoon.com/ . Make your own animated videos and animated presentations for free. PowToon is a free tool that allows you to develop cool animated clips and animated presentations for your website, office meeting, sales pitch, nonprofit fundraiser, product launch, video resume, or anything else you could use an animated explainer video. PowToon's animation templates help you create animated presentations and animated explainer videos from scratch. Anyone can produce awesome animations quickly with PowToon, without the cost or hassle...
September 13, 2011
2011912_1 - Russell Stannard .mov
September 12, 2011
Interview with Russell Stannard
September 12, 2011