Professor of English as a Second Language at the Universidad Nacional de Tierra del Fuego. Antártida e Islas del Atlántico Sur (UNTDF).
Topic Presentation: Vienna 2023 talk: English in the Curricula: a Road to Equity and Excellence
Ethel N. Revello Barovero teaches in the area of second language acquisition and TESOL/TEFL. She taught all levels of primary and secondary school in English. Ethel is currently an English professor at UNTDF and at the only primary school in Antarctica. Her core interests are ESP and the democracy of education. She teaches courses in face-to-face. blended, and online formats. Her research focuses on English academic literacy. She has published articles and chapters on different areas of her expertise: Academic Literacies and Higher Education learning and teaching, English academic literacy and online teaching in primary school and distance learning in higher education.
Assoc. Prof. Nihal Yurtseven
Vice Dean, Faculty of Educational Sciences, Bahçeşehir University, Turkey
Topic Presentation: The Art of Teaching: Empowering Teachers through the Designer Role
Nihal Yurtseven holds a PhD in Curriculum and Instruction. She teaches and researches in the areas of instructional design, teaching, and learning at the Faculty of Educational Sciences, Bahçeşehir University, İstanbul, Turkey. Her research interests also include the notion of designer teacher, teachers’ professional development and action research. She has taken part in several projects about teachers’ professional development, quality education, sustainability, and climate change. She managed a TUBITAK (Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey) project, called Designer Teacher, on the design-oriented professional development of teachers. Currently, she is the vice dean of the Faculty of Educational Sciences and the director of Center of Teaching and Learning (CLT), a center which is established for the personal and professional development of the academics and the administrative staff as well as students.