Rene Alejandro Munar Quiroga

Énfasis: ELT Education
Grupos de Investigación: Aprendizaje y Sociedad de la Información
Dirección: Carmen Helena Guerrero Nieto

EFL teachers and learners experiencing the abrupt changes in educative systems caused by world health related issues

Teachers, students and the whole educative community are facing an abrupt shift of the educative system in terms of policies, didactics, methodologies due to a world health situation. Because of this world situation, the educative system of traditional learning in which learners take their classes attending to their schools and universities has changed abruptly to another one in which classes are taken in different ways and physical contact must be avoided, it is called distance or virtual education.

In my role as a teacher researcher, I have found that this world situation has been causing some physical, psychological and economic issues in both the learners and teachers. Everybody has to stay at home, as a matter of fact, classes must be taken at that place. For this reason,...