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Emerita Bañados is a professor of English and Master in Educational Technology. She is an Associate professor at the Departamento de Idiomas Extranjeros of the Facultad de Humanidades y Artes at Universidad de Concepción , Chile. She is Director of the UdeC English Online Program and Quality Management System Coordinator for the Program, certified under ISO 9001:2000 and the Chilean Norm 2728 Of. 2003.
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My research interests, work scope and experience include:

Applied Linguistics.
TEFL/ TESOL (Teaching English as a Foreing Language / Teching English to Speakers of Other Languages).
Information Comunication Technology (ICT) in Second Language Acquistion (SLA), TEFL.
CALL / ICALL (Computer Assisted Language Learning, Intelligent Computer - Assisted Language Learning).
CALL materials and Courseware design.
Design of e-learning and b-learning language learning environments.
Web 2.0.
Telecollaboration, video-Web intercultural interaction through CMC tools.
Analysis of foreign/native speaker interaction through computer videoconferencing.
Network-based language learning systems.
Task-based language teaching (TBLT) in online systems.
CSCL (Computer Supported Collaborative Learning).
Teacher Training.
Competence-based curriculum design.
Educational engineering.