Anna Turula

Head of TELE Department

e-mail: anna.turula@up.krakow.pl

Office hours: Karmelicka 41/309; in Covid-19 distance education: online, Wed. 2pm or by appointment

An experienced CALL / EFL teacher and teacher trainer. Her research interests include: new technologies in language learning and teacher training; Online Intercultural Exchanges (telecollaboration; Task-Based and Cultura models) in language learning and teacher training; cognitive and affective factors in CALL; e-classroom dynamics. She is the proponent and organiser of the PL-CALL conference (2013, 2014, 2016, in Warsaw and Cracow).

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Degrees:

  • 1990 – MA in American Literature, University of Wrocław, Poland
  • 2002 – PhD in Applied Linguistics, University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland
  • 2012 – D. Litt. (habilitation) in Applied Linguistics, University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland

Teaching experience (including b- and e-learning courses):

  • CALL methodology
  • theory of language learning and teaching, on- and offline
  • ELT methodology
  • new tendencies in language teaching
  • BA and MA seminars
  • pragmatic and cultural aspects of communication
  • introduction to linguistics
  • introduction to semantics
  • pedagogical grammar
  • practical English

Professional organisations:

  • EuroCALL (national contact for Poland)
  • UniCollaboration.org
  • member of  the Association of Academic E-learning (SEA)

Scholarships / grants:

  • 2006 – Norre  Nissum Seminarium, Denmark
  • 2012 – Universidad  de Cadiz, Spain
  • 2015 – Pädagogische Hochschule, Freiburg, Germany
  • 2016 – University of Castilla La Mancha, Spain
  • 2017 – Pädagogische Hochschule,  Zurich, Switzerland
  • 2017 – Malmö University, Sweden
  • 2018 - Beit Berl College, Israel

Publications:

  • author of four monographs: Language Anxiety and Classroom Dynamics. Bielsko-Biała: Wydawnictwo Naukowe ATH (published in 2006); Teaching English as a Foreign Language. From Theory to Practice and All the Way Back. Częstochowa: Wydawnictwo Wyższej Szkoły Lingwistycznej (published in 2010); Form-Focused Instruction and the Advanced Language Learner. On the Importance of the Semantics of Grammar. Frankfurt: Peter Lang (published in 2011); E-learning akademicki. Perspektywa humanistyczna. Kraków: Wydawnictwo Naukowe UP (2018)
  • co-editor of five monographs: Studies in Cognitive Semantics. Częstochowa: Wydawnictwo Wyższej Szkoły Lingwistycznej (2010); Syntax in Cognitive Grammar. Częstochowa: Wydawnictwo Wyższej Szkoły Lingwistycznej (2011); Insights into Computer Enhanced Language Pedagogy. Frankfurt: Peter Lang (2015); CALL for Bridges between School and Academia. Frankfurt: Peter Lang (2015); Telecollaboration and virtual exchange across disciplines: in service of social inclusion and global citizenship. Research-Publishing (2019)
  • Series editor of the Peter Lang Studies in Computer Assisted Language Learning
  • author of 50+ (40+ after PhD) articles on: cognition and affect in language learning (on- and offline); individual differences in ELT and CALL; form-focused instruction and the advanced language learner; new tendencies in ELT; new technologies in language learning and teacher training

Link to publications

ORCID

Interests:

language, literature, mathematics, outdoor activities (long0distance running, sailing)