Hello, my name is Ana Cristina PratasPassionate 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 Education, Ethnographic Research, English for Academic Purposes, English for International Business Communication
Seth's Blog: Different people hear differently
December 14, 2017
A Roadmap of the Future of #Teaching and #Learning by Stephen Downes
December 14, 2017
Learning, Engaging, Enhancing with #Digital #Badging
December 14, 2017
SCOPE TV: Smartphone Science a short video on how to use smartphones in lessons #edu
December 14, 2017
December 14, 2017
EDU in 90: Quizzes in Google Forms
December 14, 2017
Doubting the intelligence, Trump pursues Putin and leaves a Russian threat unchecked - The Washington Post
December 14, 2017
Celebrities 'Weep Tears Of Joy' As Doug Jones Pulls Off Surprise Senate Win In Alabama -
December 14, 2017
It's Super Hard to Find Humans in the FCC’s Net Neutrality Comments - WIRED
December 14, 2017
The FCC will vote Thursday to repeal net neutrality — here's what that means for you
December 14, 2017
Best Travel Photos of 2017 #Images
December 14, 2017
2017 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year-View All Entries  #Images
December 14, 2017
Balance Over Ban: 5 Reasons Why We Shouldn’t Prohibit Smartphones in the Classroom
December 13, 2017
The Rhetorical “We” and the Ethics of Technology
December 13, 2017
Open Access: What should the priorities be today?
December 13, 2017
8 Lessons Learned from Teaching Online short video #elearning
December 13, 2017
Bloom's Digital Taxonomy for The Web #edu
December 13, 2017
December 13, 2017
A Model of Personal #Learning - Take Two - by Stephen Downes #edu
December 13, 2017
Higher Education, Digital Divides, and a Balkanized Internet #highered
December 13, 2017
This Striking Orangutan Photo Highlights a Grim Reality #Images #Nature #Wildlife
December 13, 2017
Seth's Blog: Modern laziness
December 13, 2017
Ethically Aligned Design, Version 2 ~by Stephen Downes
December 13, 2017
How To Ensure Students Are Actively Engaged and Not Just Compliant #edu
December 13, 2017
7 Helpful Hacks for Google Tools
December 13, 2017
December 13, 2017
Three #EdTech Trends to Watch in 2018
December 13, 2017
This Striking Orangutan Photo Highlights a Grim Reality - National Geographic
December 13, 2017
USA Today bashes Trump as 'not fit to clean the toilets' in Obama's presidential library
December 13, 2017
The Weaponization of Education Data
December 12, 2017
QUANTUM LEAPS WE CAN EXPECT IN TEACHING AND LEARNING IN THE DIGITAL AGE - A ROADMAP by Stephen Downes…
December 12, 2017
What Is Digital Pedagogy?
December 12, 2017
Bullying Is the Ironic Issue of Choice for the Women of the Trump Administration
December 12, 2017
Gloria Steinem thinks she has a way to get rid of Trump
December 12, 2017
Learning is....
June 11, 2017
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April 19, 2017
September 16, 2016
Online Student Success
March 15, 2016
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Web Conferencing Tools
June 7, 2015
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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
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Prepositions of Time
April 21, 2014
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Time Management Tips
April 11, 2014
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September 13, 2011
2011912_1 - Russell Stannard .mov
September 12, 2011
Interview with Russell Stannard
September 12, 2011