doris3m.jpgLic. Doris Molero de Martins, Msc.
EFL Professor at Universidad Dr. Rafael Belloso Chacin in Maracaibo Venezuela. Currently pursuing a doctorate in Sciences of Education specializing in curriculum and instruction at URBE (scheduled to finish in 2009). Her doctoral research is based on the use of web 2.0 tools as multiliterate agents in the EFL Class at university level. Holds a master degree on Educational Informatics (2002) and graduated from Modern Language School at Universidad del Zulia (1991). Have taught English as a foreign language to high school and adult learners for 19 years.

Her online and face to face teaching and learning experiences includes joining the Webheads in Action, creating and moderating the ning social CoP EFL University where EFL students and teachers practice and learn together how to use web 2.0 tools in a social network. Also participates with her students at International Collaboration . Currently working in the tagging and aggregating blog project Writigmatrix. Her blog Doris3m EFL Center is a class blog where blogging is modeled and students subcribe to receive class annoucements or interesting posts in their mail boxes. Working with students from different levels and disciplines justified the creation of different blogs to satisfy their necesities: Doris3m EFL Center English for Work, Doris3m EFL Center Writing Group, Doris 3m EFL Center Speaking Group. All of these blogs use different Web 2.0 tools to promote social interaction and cultural understandig. Facebook came along and Doris3m EFL Center Facebook CoP is also there, too. Her teaching and learning style is an ecleptic approch that involes Project based learning, Connected Knowledge, construstivism, collaborative learning and commuicative language.

Recent projects include:

Global Peace Rally 2008
Connecting Online
Electronic Village Online 2009

Please feel free to contact me for further information and/or questions or comments about my fields of interest and other topics.