Work Experience

March 2009, still on

Lecturer

Department of English Language and Literature

Faculty of Philosophy

Kosovska Mitrovica

Teaching English for academic purposes

June - November 2011

EFL teacher

Extra Curricular English Programme

Kosovska Mitrovica

Teaching general English to the students of the University of Pristina 

November 2007 - September 2011

Secretary of Department of English language and literature

Faculty of Philosophy

Kosovska Mitrovica

Logistics

September 2006 - July 2009

ESOL department coordinator

‘New Visions’ School of English

Novi Sad

Organizing prep courses, mock testing and application for the Cambridge exams

March 2006 - July 2009

Lecturer

Department of Informational technology

Faculty of Math and Science

Kosovska Mitrovica

Teaching English for specific purposes

July - August 2003

Teaching assistant

Academic Writing CourseSoros Foundation

KyrgyzstanTeaching English for academic purposes

November 2002 - November 2008

Teaching assistant

Department of English Language and Literature

Faculty of Philosophy

Kosovska Mitrovica

Teaching English phonetics and Academic writing

January 2002 - July 2009

ESL teacher ‘New Visions’ School of English

Novi SadTeaching Business Englsih

ESOL preparatory courses (FCE, CAE and CPE)

September - November 2001

ESL teacher (substitute) ‘Bora Stankovic’ Primary school

VranjeTeaching general English to young learners

December 2000 - August 2001

ESL teacher

‘Svetozar Markovic’ High school

Surdulica Teaching general English to highschoolers

Education

2014 MA in Philology

Faculty of Philosophy

Kosovska Mitrovica

2001 BA in English language and literature

Faculty of Philology

Pristina

Conferences/papers

  • Value of Student Self-Evaluation for Formative Assessment in Higher Education

November 2014, "Teaching Languages and Cultures in the Post-Method Era - Issues and Developments"

 University of Nis

  • Tempus BLATT: A Successful Dissemination Story

June 2014, Tempus RESARCH Conference

University of Pristina,

Kosovska Mitrovica

  • Quality Assurance in Blended Learning

May 2014, HERE Seminar

University of Pristina,

Kosovska Mitrovica

  • Tackling Blended Learning at the Department of English in Kosovska Mitrovica

April  2014, "Sinteza: Impact of Internet on Business Activities in Serbia and Worldwide"

Singidunum University

Belgrade, Serbia

  • Social Media and Foreign Language Learning

November 2013, NISUN Conference

University of Nis

  •  A pinch of CLIL, a dash of CALL: An Integrative Course of English for Endocrinology

August 2011, "Foreign Language for Specific Purposes" Conference

University for Foreigners

Perugia, Italy

  • Blended learning: Experience and Practice of an English Teacher at a Higher Education Institution 

April 2011, 9th ELTA IATEFL 2011 Conference

ELTA Serbia

Novi Sad

  • Some Considerations in Modernizing the Syllabus 

March 2011, "Modernizing literary and cultural studies" Conference

Faculty of Philology,

Banja Luka

  • English Teacher 2.0

August 2010, International conference ESSE 10

Turin, Italy

  • Application of the Multiple Intelligences Theory in Writing Courses for Students of English 

October 2009, International Conference on Applied linguistics

Society for Applied Linguistics, Serbia

Novi Sad

Professional development

  •  Creative Commons - Education Strategy and Projects

December 2014, Cable Green:

  • Motivation, imagination and L2 identity 

May 2014, Jill Hadfield

  • 7th Virtual Round Table Conference

April 2014

  • Task Based Language Teaching with Digital Tools

Brian Hutchinson, Gyeongju University, South Korea

March 2014

  • Webinar Didactics

January 2014, Alastair Creelman, David Roethler, and Mark Schneider 

  • Learning Analytics and Knowledge

George Siemens, Athabasca University

December 2013

  • Macmillan Online Conference 

November 2013 

  • Open Educational Resources in Higher Education—The Big Picture on OERs

October 2013, Una Daly 

  • Statistics in Education for Mere Mortals

Lloyd Reiber, University of Georgia

August 2013

Business English reference list

I have taught BE to top and middle management of the following companies:

  • MRodic, Novi Sad
  • LBFC, La Farge - Beocin Cement Factory, Beocin
  • Office for Eurpean Affairs, Novi Sad
  • Elektrovojvodina, Novi Sad
  • NIS - Naftagas, Novi Sad
  • Radio Vojvodina, Novi Sad
  • Trepca Mining, Zvecan
  • Rectorate of the UPKM, Kosovska Mitrovica

Intereset

Focal point of my professional and academic development is implementation of digital technology in language learning.

Membership in professional bodies

  • Serbian English Language Teacher Association (SELTA)
  • Society for Applied Linguistics Serbia (DPLS)
  • Serbian Chamber of Commerce, Section of Foreign Language Learning Centers 

Miscellaneous

project involvement

  • Tempus BLATT (Blended Learning Advanced Teacher Training) 2012-2015 (co-author)
  • Autonomous ‘Personal Learning Networks’ for Language Teachers (APLaNet) funded by the European Union http://www.celt.edu.gr/aplanet.htm
  • Promotion of Cultural Diversity Project funded by the Council of Europe
  • Tempus SEEPALS project (South East European Project for Advancement of Language Studies) 2010-2013  http://www.seepals.net/

References

Dragana Djurkovic - Tasic

Director of studies

‘New Visions’ School of English

Novi Sad

+381216368766

new.visions.school@gmail.com

Mirjana Loncar - Vujnovic

Faculty of Philosophy,

Kosovska Mitrovica

+381649608745

loncar.mirjana@gmail.com

Aleksandar Jovanovic

Faculty of Medicine

Kosovska Mitrovica

+381648412856

aleksandar.nenad.jovanovic@gmail.com

Bio

Date of birth: 30th August 1978.

Marital status: single

Residence: 15A/13 Prol. brigada st, Vranje

Skills

Skills

Computer literacy

German language

French language

English language