Vicky Papageorgiou is an ESL/EAP Lecturer with over 25 years of experience with mainly adult learners. She holds a BA from Aristotle University (with Distinction) and was awarded an MA in Education (Open Univ. of Cyprus) and an MA in Art History with her thesis on Derek Jarman’s last film, Blue, and Mark Rothko’s Houston Chapel (Goldsmiths College, UK). She also holds a PGCE in Technology Enhanced Learning from the University of Wales Trinity Saint David (with Distinction) . She studied in Greece, Hungary, Italy, Cyprus and the UK but also participated (at the age of 22-24 years) in an international project for the McLuhan program in Culture and Technology for the University of Toronto, Canada, translating an online dictionary in Linear Perspective (Distinction), under the supervision of Dr Kim Veltman, the Director at the time of the McLuhan Institute. In total, she has been awarded 5 scholarships (I.K.Y., Erasmus, Tempus, European Community Projects). Her fields of interest are ESL and Art, EdTech and MOOCs, creativity and Inquiry Based learning, use of video. She strives for a democratic education that gives the opportunity for critical thinking and continuous questioning through the use of art, images,film and video. She currently divides her time between Thessaloniki (Greece) working as an Adjunct Lecturer at Metropolitan College for the past 8 years, and Oxford working as a summer EFL instructor (Oxford St Clare’s College). She often publishes articles in International newsletters and Journals and is also a conference presenter. She is also a co-editor at ELTA Serbia Publications and the website editor of the Visual Arts Circle.
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