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Ancient Greek philosophers studied and analyzed the world around them using logic and reason and that is the way they taught their disciples. In that manner, learning was a very active process based on reasoning, something achieved through language. Heavens know how, through the years, the educational task was transformed into a procedure of transmitting knowledge from the ones...
Un punto de partida para organizarnos y tener una experiencia diferente y mejorada, en comparación a la que tuvimos el año pasado, podría ser el de ver el futuro inmediato bajo dos perspectivas. La primera, desaprender muchas experiencias del año pasado para encontrar formas nuevas, más efectivas, de enseñar en el entorno virtual. Esto, principalmente porque el año pasado...
Unquestionably, this year has been one of the most challenging ones, both in our professional as well as personal life. Yet, even though we have experienced demanding events, I do think that we all have learnt a lot. In circumstances like this, I keep the following saying in mind: “When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the...
Mankind has this year, once again, experienced one of its most distressing times. Nevertheless, we must consider that all experiences carry the possibility of learning from them and, therefore, developing. Closing the year, we want to take a moment to reflect on all that we have experienced in our field, and the improvements we can realize, despite the uncertain...
In virtual teaching, three methodological principles take on renewed importance, to the point that if not considered, the effectiveness of our teaching may be at risk. Those three principles are: keep students motivated in each session, develop autonomous learning skills in them, and provide the right degree of variation in our activities, enough to allow students to apply their...
Since the “new normality” happened to become part of our lives, we all had to sail on the same boat and try to adapt to the now generalized way of instruction: online. Indeed, this is not a new way of teaching; it has existed for quite some time, and in different modalities: either in synchronous or asynchronous courses and/or certificates,...
Language Teaching Bloggers
Centro de Idiomas de la Universidad del Pacifico is pleased to present our Research Group, which was created with the objective of being a place for reflection and debate on the pedagogical task in the field of language teaching. Within our initial activities, today we share with you the creation of the blog that we have nominated Language Teaching Bloggers.

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