Dr Chelo De Andres Martinez
Profiles

Dr Chelo De Andres Martinez

Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer) Spanish Studies

Plymouth School of Tourism & Hospitality (Faculty of Business)

Role

Associate Professor in Spanish Studies
Language e-Learning Academic Lead / Digilab Coordinator
Faculty Technology Enhanced Learning Facilitator
Chair of the Faculty Information Technology Committee

Qualifications

   I am passionate about enabling others to communicate in a second language and that remains the joy and pride of what I do.  I joined The University of Plymouth Business School in 1996 as a research-active lecturer in Spanish Language and Culture, having taught at The University of Sheffield and Exeter. I completed my First Degree at Universidad Complutense de Madrid and gained my PhD at The University of Sheffield. I am also a Learning Technologies facilitator at Plymouth University.

Professional membership

Certified Member of the Association for Learning Technology
Member of EUROCALL & AESLA

Roles on external bodies

 Assessor for the Association for Learning Technology the (CMALT) . Chief Examiner for Diploma of Spanish as a Foreign Language with the Instituto Cervantes.  
 Regular reviewer for journals, including: Languages and Culture, Computers & Education, ReCall, ALL, amongs others.  Regular reviewer of conference proceedings and conference abstracts.

Teaching interests

Spanish Culture and Society, The Spanish Civil War and its texts, Technology Enhanced Language Learning and Cultural Diversity.

Staff serving as external examiners

External Examiner for the Open University and The University of Nottingham UK, China (Ningbo) and Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur).

Research interests

Cultural Diversity in Spanish Culture & Literature, Technology Enhanced Learning and Second Language Acquisition.

Other research

Moizer J., Duckett , H., Lean, J., de Andrés Martínez, C. and Heffernan, T. (2011) ‘Inspiring Futures – Exploring the Adoption of Digital Technology in Curriculum Transformation’ BMAF Magazine, Issue 12, Spring 2011, pp.16-19.

Case Study for ConnectedEducation, SONY Virtuoso’s European Marketing and Distribution agency for educational software, 2010. http://www.connectededucation.com/images/plymouth.pdf 

Hincks-Knight, R. and de Andrés Martínez, C. ‘Experiences with Office Communications Server’, University of Plymouth Technology Enhanced Learning Show Case Day, June 2010.

de Andrés Martínez, C. Enhancing the Student Experience Using Tulip, Showcase Day at the University of Plymouth. 'Blogs a tool for reflection', June 2009.

Contribution to Microsoft case study on OCS by Gerald Haigh, 2009.

Presenter at JISC Regional Support Center-South West. E-tools workshop, Taunton. Strategies to use Blogs as a reflective learning tool, 2008.

 ¡Adelante! On-line resource promoting and supporting Spanish as a second language, Intranet online community, 2007. 
    
Plymouth Business School seminar series presentation: ‘E-learning Languages:   ¡Adelante!, 2006.     

European Studies Research Group Seminar Presentation:’ E-LEARNING: a Highway or a Traffic Jam?’, 2005. 
 
'Dueñas en el Libro de Buen Amor: cuerpo del delito y del deleite'. Actas del Congreso Internacional: El Arcipreste de Hita y su Libro de Buen Amor. Alcalá la Real, Jaén 2002. Diputación de Jaén y Área Cultural de Alcalá la Real.

'Veyla e rie e calla': La audiencia femenina en el Libro de Buen Amor'. Proceedings of the Fourthteenth Colloquium, PMHRS, Queen Mary and Westfield College, 2002.

 'Visions of Wealth: Leonor Lopez de Cordoba's Spiritual Experience', at Women's Studies Group 1500-1837. The Institute of Romance Studies, The University of London, April, 2001.

'Leonor Lopez de Cordoba: a sense of wellbeing', at Women in Spanish, Portuguese and Latino American Studies Annual Conference. The Institute of Romance Studies. The University of London. June 2001.

Grants & contracts

    Higher Education Academy UK Travel Fund. Successful on gaining funding to attend as a speaker  the Language Futures: Languages in Higher Education Conference 2012 at LLAS for £300. 

    Higher Education Academy Award (2010-2011), ‘Discipline-focused Learning Technology Enhancement Academy’. Inspiring Futures Project (£1000) to facilitate the adoption and diffusion of learning technology by academics and students. Lead by J. Moizer with C. de Andrés Martínez, Hilary Duckett, Jonathan Lean & Troy Heffernan (Plymouth Business School academics). http://www.pbs.plym.ac.uk/inspiringfutures/DfLTEAstory.html     

    Teaching Fellowship Award (2009-2011) ‘A Multimedia ’: Funded by the University of Plymouth TFA (£5,000), Lead by C. de Andrés Martínez with D. Masterson & P. McMahon (Plymouth Business School). http://www.pbs.plym.ac.uk/isap/

    de Andrés Martínez, C. Centre for Excellence in Placements and Work-Based Learning (CEPPL), small projects funding: ‘Exploring the perceptions of on-line conferencing tools to support students and staff communications during placement and work-based learning’. £1000

    1999-2005 Spanish Consultant Author, Cambridge University Press.

    1998 - 1999 Spanish Consultant Author, The Open University.

    1996 The University of Sheffield Staff Development Fund £3,000 grant to develop an Advanced language learning exercises package.

    Translation to Spanish of Dr. A. Trippett’s ‘El desafío del parroco aldeano de Sender: Otra mirada a Réquiem por un campesino español’ GramayCal, Revista Insular de Filología, Universitat de les Illes Balears, 1, 1995 (pp 225-236).

Creative practice & artistic projects

SuperLearning Day Languages and e-learning for Secondary Education.

 2006 Adelante! On-line resource promoting and supporting Spanish as a second language, UoP’s Portal. http://intranet.plymouth.ac.uk/spanish/intranet.htm

 Traducimos

a set of advance translation practice exercises created with Toolbook authoring software, 1996.

      2012     'Developing metacognition at a distance: sharing students’ learning strategies on a reflective blog', in Tutoring at a Distance, Computer Assisted Language Learning, Volume 25, Issue 2, (199-212)   DOI:10.1080/09588221.2011.636056

      2011     ‘Growing pains: a proposal to adopt Aula Virtual de Español (AVE) for a blended learning beginners course' in MarcoEle , 13, (105-111). ISSN: 1885-2211 http://marcoele.com/descargas/13/09.londres-andres.pdf

      2007      ‘Needs And Limitations Of An Ideal E-Learning Resource In Second Language Acquisition: Traducimos + And The Case For Translating Skills’ Proceedings AESLA- XXIV International Congress of Applied Linguistics: Language Learning, Language Use, and Cognitive Modelling: Applied Perspectives Across Disciplines. (30 March -1st April 2006) Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED) Madrid (1685-1690). ISBN 978-84-611-6897-2. http://www.uned.es/aesla2006/documentos/abstractsimprenta.pdf

      2004       Camino al español: a comprehensive Spanish for beginners’ textbook, Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0521824036 HB; ISBN 052153075 X PB

      2004       Camino al español: audio cassette & CD set, Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0521530741; ISBN 0521540658.

      2001       ‘The Role of New Technologies in the Practice and Teaching of Translation’, in The Professional Translator in the New Millennium (February 1999), Universidad Europea de Madrid. CD-ROM. ISBN 84-9543300-1

      2000        A buen puerto: Tipos de cambios, The Open University Press. ISBN 074927414X 

      1998       ‘Traducimos: Translating: Assessing innovative technologies for Language Learning’, ELT98: Innovation in the Evaluation of Learning  Technology: Conference Proceedings, The University of North London, November 27th, 1998 (pp. 49-52).ISBN 1 85377-2569

      XXIV International Congress of Applied Linguistics AESLA: Language Learning, Language Use, and Cognitive Modelling: Applied Perspectives Across Disciplines: ‘Needs And Limitations Of An Ideal E-Learning Resource In Second Language Acquisition: Traducimos + And The Case For Translating Skills’.Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED) Madrid (1685-1690). ISBN 978-84-611-6897-2. 

      PUBLISHED BOOK REVIEWS
      J. Leakey, Evaluating Computer-Assisted Language Learning: An Integrated Approach to Effectiveness Research in CALL, Peter Lang, 2011, in ReCALL, May 2012.

      Edited by George, D and London, J., Spanish Film, Theater and Literature in the Twentieth Century, in Vida Hispánica, Issue 38, 2008.   ISBN: 9780708319345

      M. Allison and B. Jordan, Spanish Cinema: A student’s Guide, in Vida Hispánica, issue 34, 2007. 

      J. Merritt, Beyond Spectacle: Eliza Haywood's Female Spectators in Medieval Feminist Forum, 2006.

      S. Armon, Picking Wedlock: Women and the Courtship Novel in Spain, Michigan State University, in H-Mediterranean, 2002.       

      Reports & invited lectures

      REFEREED CONFERENCE S CONTRIBUTIONS
      Duckett , H., Moizer J., Lean, J., de Andrés Martínez, C. and Heffernan, T. (2011) ‘Inspiring Futures – Exploring the Adoption of Digital Technology in First Year Curriculum Transformation’ 9th VC’s Teaching and Learning Conference, Plymouth, UK, July 2011. [published abstract]

      de Andrés Martínez, C. and García Ruíz, I., 'AVE y la educación universitaria: una propuesta de adopción' in I Encuentro para profesores de centros universitarios y de centros de formadores de Londres, Junio 2011. http://encuentroelelondres.files.wordpress.com/2011/07/chelo-de-andrc3a9s.pdf

      Duckett , H., Moizer J., de Andrés Martínez, C., Lean, J. and Heffernan, T. (2011) ‘Inspiring Futures – Exploring the Adoption of Digital Technology in Curriculum Transformation’ BMAF Annual Conference, Bournemouth, UK, May 2011. [published abstract]

      de Andrés Martínez, C., ‘E-cards from Plymouth: considering the practical and socio-cultural experience of international students’, Into something rich and strange-Making sense of the sea change, Association for Learning Technology Conference (ALT-C 2010), University of Nottingham, September 2010. http://altc2010.alt.ac.uk/talks/15060

      de Andrés Martínez, C., Bishop, D., Guijarro-Fuentes, P. and Stacey, S.: Producing global citizens workshop, 8th VC’s Teaching and Learning Conference, Plymouth, UK, July 2010. [published abstract]

      de Andrés Martínez, C., 'Spousal Abuse in XXI Century Spanish Cinema: a reflection of the New Law on Gender violence'. The University of Plymouth ‘Law, Literature and Film Symposium’, September, 2009.

      de Andrés Martínez, C., 'Blog off!: a reflective learning tool?', The University of Plymouth e-learning Conference: Strategies for Transformation. April, 2008.      

      de Andrés Martínez, C., ‘Translating Skills: ‘From the cold into the CALL? Embedding learning technologies: an experience in British Higher Education’ The University of Granada, EUROCALL, 2006.

      de Andrés Martínez, C., White, S. and Palmer, F. ‘From little acorns big oaks grow...’, The University of Plymouth, Proceedings of Vice-Chancellor’s Teaching & Learning Conference, 2006:      

      de Andrés Martínez, C., ‘Violencia Doméstica De Juan Manuel A Icíar Bollaín ¿Mujer Brava / Mujer Fuerte?’, The University of Cergy-Pontoise, Paris; Coloquio Internacional: ‘Verdades cansadas: Fabricación y empleo de estereotipos sobre el mundo hispánico en Europa, December 2006.

      de Andrés Martínez, C., ‘E-Learning Resources in Second Language Acquisition’, The University of Plymouth e-learning Conference: Strategies for Transformation, 2006. 

      de Andrés Martínez, C., 'Domestic Violence in Medieval Castilian Literature', at International Medieval Congress. The University of Leeds, July 2001.

      OTHER RESEARCH AND ENTERPRISE OUTPUT
      - Editorial Board for PEleCON proceedings 2012
      - Moizer J., Duckett , H., Lean, J., de Andrés Martínez, C. and Heffernan, T. (2011) ‘Inspiring Futures – Exploring the Adoption of Digital Technology in Curriculum Transformation’ BMAF Magazine, Issue 12, Spring 2011, pp.16-19.
      - Case Study for ConnectedEducation, SONY Virtuoso’s European Marketing and Distribution agency for educational software, 2010. http://www.connectededucation.com/images/plymouth.pdf
      - Hincks-Knight, R. and de Andrés Martínez, C. ‘Experiences with Office Communications Server’, University of Plymouth Technology Enhanced Learning Show Case Day, June 2010.
      - de Andrés Martínez, C. Enhancing the Student Experience Using Tulip, Showcase Day at the University of Plymouth. 'Blogs a tool for reflection', June 2009.
      - Contribution to Microsoft case study on OCS by Gerald Haigh, 2009.
      - Presenter at JISC Regional Support Center-South West. E-tools workshop, Taunton. Strategies to use Blogs as a reflective learning tool, 2008. 
      - ¡Adelante! On-line resource promoting and supporting Spanish as a second language, Intranet online community, 2007.     
      - Plymouth Business School seminar series presentation: ‘E-learning Languages:   ¡Adelante!, 2006.     
      - European Studies Research Group Seminar Presentation:’ E-LEARNING: a Highway or a Traffic Jam?’, 2005.     

      Other academic activities

      Assessor for the peer-reviewed professional accreditation scheme (CMALT) developed by Association for Learning Technology to enable professionals whose work involves learning technology to have their experience and capabilities certified.

      Member of the Committee and Award Board for the Santander Scholarships Awards with Plymouth University 2012.           

      CONFERENCE AND SHOWCASE POSTER PRESENTATIONS
      de Andrés Martínez, C., Masterson, D. and McMahon, P., ‘‘IS@P E-cards: Web2 guide for International Students at Plymouth’. Poster for Internationalization VC Teaching and Learning Conference, University of Plymouth, July 2010.

      de Andrés Martínez, C., Giles, R. and Thomson, L.: Digital Laboratory at PBS. Poster for Internationalization VC Teaching and Learning Conference, University of Plymouth, July 2010.

      de Andrés Martínez, C. ‘Can we bring China Home?’, University of Plymouth, May 2010. http://video.plymouth.ac.uk/tvb/24-05-10Equality_CD.wmv (RESSC Showcase Presentation)

      Links


      http://www.plymouth.ac.uk/pages/view.asp?page=38459

      http://www.uned.es/aesla2006/documentos/abstractsimprenta.pdf
       
       
      http://www.ouw.co.uk/bin/ouwsdll.dll?COURSEL314_Languages