ARETL Keynote Speaker
Dr. Zuruzi Abu Samah
Chairman of the mechanical engineering department, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Topic: “Interdisciplinarity in engineering education”
Dr. Zuruzi Abu Samah is a professor at Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He has served as chair of the mechanical engineering department since 2019. After earning bachelors and doctoral degrees in materials from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and University of California, Santa Barbara, respectively, he held a postdoctoral fellowship at Agilent Labs, CA and then joined Intel, AZ as a senior engineer. His interest in teaching led him to academic positions in Nanyang and Temasek polytechnics in Singapore, Singapore University of Technology and Design, and Universiti Teknologi Brunei. He has taught fundamental and advanced engineering courses to electrical, industrial and mechanical engineering students. His research interests include students perceptions of learning as well as technical / engineering education.
Prof. Anabela Simões
Prof. Anabela Simões is Assistant Professor at the University of Aveiro (UA), where she teaches Languages for Specific Purposes and Intercultural Business Communication. She holds a PhD in Culture Studies and is a full member of the Research Centre for Languages, Literatures and Cultures (UA). Her main research interests include: intercultural communication, FL teaching & learning and global skills development.
Dr. Wilma van Staden
Dr. Wilma van Staden is an environmental researcher ad e-learning specialist focused on agriculture and environmental education as part of the Environmental Learning Research Center Team at Rhodes University South Africa. Her current research focuses on the development and implementation of digital learning platforms for trainers of trainers integrated with indigenous heritage knowledge, ethical land care and sustainable development.
Ass. Prof. Susana Marisa Loureiro Pais Batista
Ass. Prof. Susana Marisa Loureiro Pais Batista is a Specialist in Rehabilitation Nursing, by the Higher School of Health of Viseu in 2019, Doctoral Degree in Nursing Science in 2018/04/10 by the University of Porto Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar, Master’s Degree in Health Services Management in 2006/12/21 by ISCTE Business School, Degree in Nursing in 2001 by the Jean Piaget School of Health of Viseu She is currently an Adjunct Invited Professor at the Polytechnic Institute of Viseu – School of Health of Viseu, of which is a member of the scientific-pedagogical unit of rehabilitation nursing. Member of the Health Sciences Research Unit: Nursing. Areas of interest: nursing rehabilitation, neuro-rehabilitation, palliative care, spirituality in nursing care.
Mr. Tim Oswald
Mr. Tim Oswald is a lecturer in English language and intercultural business communication at the University of Aveiro in central Portugal. His research interests include the intercultural competence, training undergraduates in research methodology, representations of Portuguese culture online and the formation of the destination image in another language.
Ms Chanchal Singh
Ms Chanchal Singh has 39 years of experience teaching EFL/ESL learners. She imparts Voice and Accent Training at Shantou University. She has an MBA and has received ‘Outstanding Teaching Award’, won 1st Prize a TKT held by MPI Macao & Cambridge University, contributed book chapters to TESOL press, received ‘Best Paper Award’ at conferences. Learner motivation is her field of interest.
Ms Sohani Gandhioke
Ms Sohani Gandhioke has a Masters in English. She has been teaching ESL/EFL learners since 2004. She teaches English at Shantou University and has received the highest Teacher Evaluation Scores. She was awarded the ‘Certificate of Appreciation ‘by Business School. contributed book chapters to TESOL press, received ‘Best Paper Award’ at conferences. TBLT is her field of research.
Mr.Rasheed Al Rayah Sanhoury
Mr.Rasheed Al Rayah Sanhoury has been teaching English in the Sultanate of Oman since 2005. He has a BA in English Language and Literature and a CELTA. His research interests include the study of the Spatial Bias agency, Neurolinguistic, Discourse, Grammar, Material Design, and Professional Development.
Mr.Adam L. Miller
Mr.Adam L. Miller has been teaching in Japan for over 13 years. He is currently working in the department of Global Culture and Communication at Aichi Shukutoku University in Nagoya City, Japan. He is also currently enrolled in a Doctorate in Education through Open University Malaysia.
Mr. Igor Balan
Mr. Igor Balan (Master degree in Law, Odessa National Law Academy (Ukraine)), businessman (has several businesses and companies in Ukraine). The Owner and the teacher of Miniboss Dublin Business School (Ireland) – the Franchise branch of The International Miniboss Business School. He is opening in Dublin (Ireland) innovative school with an exclusive program and interactive methods of business education for children from 6 years old. MINIBOSS DUBLIN BUSINESS SCHOOL will implement educational learning objectives according to 8Q, Bloom’s Taxonomy, TRIZ, and other effective methods of mindset development for children in Ireland.
Miss.Xinran Wang studied Education Management and Finance at the University of Jinan and got her bachelor’s degree in June 2018. From 2020 to present, she is a Master student in Education Management at the University of Malaya.
Mr. Richard Cotterill
Mr. Richard Cotterill is a lecturer in Management at the University of York’s International Pathway College. He is in the final stages of completing his doctorate in education, which evaluates the use of visual metaphors in lectures as a way of unlocking meaning. Other research interests include how to strengthen the validity of group assessments and the use of online discussion forums. Richard is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and holder of the University of York Vice-Chancellor’s Teaching Award.