Gloria Angélica Ortiz Barroso & Rafael Márquez Flores

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Developing Cultural Identity through Online International Learning

This research aims to explain how Collaborative Online International Learning develops cultural identity, cultural awareness and cultural competence. Attendees leave the talk with helpful information and resources to support themselves in developing cultural identity inside their classrooms should they decide to embark on this endeavor.

Angélica Ortiz, is the academic director of UPAEP Languages B.A. on Languages, Teaching and Cultural Diversity. B.A. in Modern Languages (BUAP), M.A. in TESL (BUAP), and Specialist in ELE (UNAM). Professor, online facilitator, editor, academic reader, and translator of an international magazine and national Expo-Ciencias, CIEES, and CONCYTEP evaluator, and researcher in the fields of TESOL and ELE.

Rafael Márquez Flores, is a full time professor at UPAEP Languages B.A. on Languages, Teaching and Cultural Diversity. B.A. in Modern Languages and M.A. in Technology in Education. Professor, and online facilitator of the Self-Access Center (BUAP), COIL creator and promoter with international universities, member of EDUCAL, and researcher in the fields of TESOL and COIL.