CONSUELO GALLARDO Ph. D. Program Teaching, Curriculum and Learning

Brief Biography

Consuelo is an English educator from Pujilí, Cotopaxi, Ecuador.

She earned her first degrees as an Expertise in English Language, and as a Bachelor of Science with English concentration from Ambato Technical University, Ecuador. In 2007, she studied at Army Polytechnic School to get a Diploma in Teaching English as a Second Language. Then, she obtained two Go Teacher scholarships sponsored by the Ecuadorian government in 2013 and 2014. These allowed her to participate in an English Training Program as well as in a Master Program in Curriculum and Instruction with TESL concentration at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas, USA.

She has worked as an English as a Foreign Language (EFL) educator for eleven years in different public and private institutions at primary, secondary and university levels.

Research Interests

Teaching and learning practices, curriculum design

Publications & Conference Presentations

Cajamarca, M., Gallardo, C., & Soto, S. (2015). Approaches to EFL teaching: Curriculum, culture, instruction, assessment, & tech