Ms. Bettina  Hermoso Gomez

Ms. Bettina Hermoso Gomez

Spanish Teaching Fellow

0113 343 7107

Summary: The effective use of new technologies in the language classroom; web 2.0 technologies in language teaching; blended learning; the role of women in contemporary Spanish cinema.

Research interests

  • Blended learning and the effective use of emerging technologies in foreign language teaching.
  • Assessment and feedback for/of learning.
  • The role of women in Contemporary Spanish Cinema with a special interest on the representation of domestic violence on films.

Articles, Book Chapters and Other Contributions

‘Video Enhanced Feedback Technology in Language Learning (forthcoming 2013)

Innovative Language Learning Assessment’ in Akbarov, A. “Intercultural Linguistic Competence and Foreign/Second Language Immersive Environments” (2012), Cambridge Scholarly Publishing. Conference Proceedings.

‘Volver a escribir historias in Fernández Colomer y Albeda Marco, Marta (2011), Foro de Profesores de E/LE, VII

‘19th Century Spanish History ( Dec 2010), Humbox Resource, Online at http://humbox.ac.uk/2602/

‘18th Century Spanish History” ( Nov 2010), Humbox Resource, Online at http://humbox.ac.uk/2587/

‘18th Century Spanish Literature ( Nov 2010), Humbox Resource, Online at http://humbox.ac.uk/2594/

‘Creative Collaborative Learning, Using Wikis in Language Learning” ( May 2009), Case Study for the SDDU at The University of Leeds

‘Creative Collaborative Learning, Using Blogs in Language Learning” ( May 2009), Case Study for the SDDU at The University of Leeds

El otro lado de la migración: El cielo gira y Aguaviva dos documentales sobre el éxodo rural in Glosas Didácticas, Universidad de Murcia, May 2008

El Laberinto del Fauno in "Las habilidades comunicativas en el aula" in Glosas Didácticas, Universidad de Murica, June 2007

Desconocidos, in Elenet, January 2007

KS3 French: Complete Revision and Practise (Complete Revision & Practice) for Coordination Group Publication September 2006

Spanish Revision Guide for Coordination Group Publications, September 2005

‘El laberinto del Fauno’ , in Revista Elenet (Jun, 2007) Online at www.elenet.org

‘Sofía’ , in Revista Elenet (Feb, 2007) Online at www.elenet.org

‘Papeles’ , in Revista Elenet (Jan, 2007) Online at www.elenet.org

‘En búsqueda de la lectura in Vida Hispánica. 34 (Autumn, 2006)

‘Online Feedback for Undergraduate Students: Proceedings of The Cardiff Conference’ CILT (Autumn, 2006)

‘Explotación de cortos: Historia de un búho‘, in Revista Elenet (Jul, 2006) Online at www.elenet.org

‘El buscador: una propuesta de lectura literaria”, Revista RedEle del Ministerio de Educación de España, (Oct 2005)

‘Propuesta didáctica de la película Te doy mis ojos”, Revista Frecuencia eLe, Edinumen 29 (Sep 2005) pp.22-26

‘¡Una de cine! El cine como acercamiento a problemas sociales”, Revista RedEle del Ministerio de Educación de España, (Oct 2005)

German Workbook for Coordination Group Publications, CGP Cumbria 2002

French Workbook Guide for Coordination Group Publications, Cumbria 2002

Selection of Papers Presented and Invited Lectures:

24 May 2013. University of Leeds, England. “New to Teaching: Languages and Linguistics”. Organized by The Higher Education Academy.

5-6 April 2013. Instituto Cervantes in Budapest, Hungary. Dinámica y participación en el trabajo de grupo I Congreso Internacional de Didáctica del Español como Lengua Extranjera. Organized by Instituto Cervantes.

28-30 October 2012. University of Antonio Nebrija, Spain. Beneficios del feedback audiovisual en la evaluación de la expresión escrita. I Congreso Internacional en Lingüística Aplicada a la Enseñanza de Lenguas: En camino hacia el plurilingüismo Organized by Universidad Antonio Nebrija.

5-6 July 2012. University of Edinburgh, England. Enhancing feedback through screen capture “Language Futures: Languages in Higher Education conference 2012”. Organized by LLAS

2 May 2012. International Burch University, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Innovating Assessment in Language Learning

25 January 2012. University of Leeds, England. Using Wikis in Language Learning “Working collaboratively with students”.

14-15 December 2011. Universidad Pontificia de Comillas, Santander, Spain. Cómo escribir bien un artículo académico a través de una plataforma virtual “Congreso Leer y escribir en español en línea: aprendizaje, renovación y propuestas”.

12 December 2011. University of Leeds, England. Cómo escribir bien un artículo académico a través de una plataforma virtual “Congreso Leer y escribir en español en  línea: aprendizaje, renovación y propuestas”.

June 2011. University of York. The Use of Video for Effective Feedback. Paper. “Higher York e-Learning Conference”.

June 2011. University of Cyprus, Cyprus. Taller sobre el desarrollo de la expresión oral a través de las tecnologías emergentes. “III Jornadas de Formación de Profesores de Español como Lengua Extranjera en Chipre”.

May 2011. University of Newcastle. Video Enhanced Feedback for Language Learning. Paper. “Innovative Language Learning & Teaching Conference”.

February 2011. Universidad de Valencia. Spain. Volver a contar historias. “VII Foro de Profesore E/LE Universitat de València”.

December 2010. The University of Leeds. Member of the Roundtable Plenary “JISC Assessment and Feedback Week”.

March 2010. The University of Leeds. The Landscape of e-learning. “The Language Forum”.

December 2009. The University of Leeds. E-marking and feedback for languages in Blackboard. “The VLE Project”.

July 2009. Universidad de Valladolid. La Web 2.0 y su integración en el curriculum de español como lengua extranjera. International Conference “IV Encuentro de Innovación en el aula de ELE”.

July 2006. University of Cardiff, England. Automated Online Feedback. The Biennial British Language Conference “Crossing Frontiers: Languages and the International Dimension”.

May 2007. Leeds Metropolitan University "Including cinema in the language classroom", The MATSDA Conference,

January 2006. Instituto Cervantes, Leeds England. Introducción a la enseñanza por tareas. Workshop.

October 2005. Leeds Metropolitan University, England. ‘New Cinema Trends’. Guest Lecture. “Día de la Hispanidad 2005”.

June 2005. University of Leeds, England. Using IT to reduce teachers´ feedback The Teachers´Conference’

Reviews

  • Nuevo ¡Ya! Curso de español Activity Books 1 + 2 in Vida Hispánica, Spring 2003 Number 27, pages 31/32
  • Ambush Language Board Games, Spanish Version in Vida Hispánica, Spring 2003 Number 27, page 27
  • A Travellers´History of Spain by Juan Lalaguna in Vida Hispánica Spring 2004 Numbers 29, pages 31/32
  • Contemporary Latin America by Ronaldo Munck in Vida Hispánica Autumn 2005 Number 31
  • Spain 1812-2004 (Modern History for Modern Languages), Christopher J. Ross, in Vida Hispánica Spring 2007 Number 33

Major Research Projects and Grants

  • JISC Leeds Building Capacity Project Grant for a research project on Video Enhanced Feedback in Language Learning. 2011/2012
  • Teaching Quality Enhancement Fund 2003/2004/2005 for the development of online learning language resources for first and second year language modules.
  • Research project: Motivation strategies in language learning (2003/2006)

Other

  • Software evaluator for the Government company "Teem"evaluating MFL related software with educational purposes.
  • External examiner for the University of Hertfordshire
  • Peer Reviewer for the International Journal of Gender, Science and Technology.

Teaching

  • SPPO3010 Practical Language Skills in Spanish 3 (Co-ordinator)

Departmental Responsibilities

  • Liaison Officer with the Instituto Cervantes
  • E-Representative
  • VLE Support Officer
  • Member of the Blended Learning Steering committee.