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Ms Gloria Carolina Pallanez Dávila BA in ELT, MA in Competency Based Education

Professor of ELT at Universidad de Sonora, Mexico

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Ms. Carolina Pallanez is a Postgraduate Researcher within Applied Linguistics at the University of Southampton.

The University of Southampton has opened my perspective on research. Therefore, it has helped me to become even more critical about my area of expertise.

I hold a BA in English Language Teaching, and a Master’s degree on Competency-Based Education. I am currently studying for my Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics at the University of Southampton. Moreover, I have been an ELT and ESL professor at the foreign language department at the University of Sonora in Mexico.

Research interests

My main research interests are: assessment, education, competency-based education, language ideologies, curriculum design. language policy and critical discourse analysis.

PhD Supervision

Main Supervisor: Dr. Darren Paffey and Second Supervisor: Dr. Alasdair Archibald

PhD research

Analysing Teacher Agency in CBE Assessment in an BA in ELT in Mexico, a Case Study

Supervisors: Dr. Darren Paffey

                     Dr. Alasdair Archibald.

Funding agencies: PRODEP (Mexican Government Funding)


Ms Gloria Carolina Pallanez Dávila
Student Office, Building 65, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Southampton, Avenue Campus, Southampton. SO17 1BF United Kingdom

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