About Kerwin A. Livingstone
I Kerwin A. Livingstone, native of Guyana, have been a Modern Language Teacher since 2004. My specializations are Spanish and French. I have taught many students in the secondary and tertiary level institutions in Guyana.
I have a B.A. Degree in Modern Languages from the University of Guyana, Guyana (November, 2003) and an M.A Degree in Applied Linguistics from the Universidad de Concepción, Chile (November, 2008). My specialization is Second and Foreign Language Teaching.
After having completed my postgraduate studies in Latin America, I taught Spanish at the University of Guyana. I was also privileged to teach English as a Foreign Language (EFL/ESL/TESOL) courses at the Angels Academy of English, Trinidad and Tobago.
I completed a Master of Education (MEd) Degree, specialising in E-Learning in Higher Education, at the University of the South Pacific (USP), Fiji Islands (September, 2014).
I completed my Doctorate (PhD) in Language Sciences/Language Didactics at the Universidade do Porto, Portugal (November, 2017).
|Present||PhD Candidate in Language Sciences/Didactics, Universidade do Porto, Portugal.|
Applied Linguistics/Second and Foreign Language Teaching, Learning and Acquisition, Designing Language Courses and Teaching Modules, Bilingualism, Multilingualism, Modern Teaching Methodologies, Mixed Methods in Language Teaching (Task-Based Language Teaching and Cooperative Language Learning)
Honors and Awards
- Best Graduating Student – Elementary German
- Best Graduating Student - Spanish
- Certificate of Commendation – Guyana Association of Modern Language Teacher (GAMLAT)
- Certificates of Excellence – Best 2nd and 3rd yr. student in the Faculty of Arts, U.G.
- Certificate of Excellence – U.G. Guild of Graduates Ontario Award for a student with the highest G.P.A. in the Faculty
- 3rd Best Graduating Student in a Bachelor´s Progamme at U.G.
- Vice Chancellor´s Special Award – Best Graduating Student in the Faculty of Arts, U.G.
- Dept. of Modern Languages Prize – Best Graduating Student in the Dept. of Modern Languages, U.G.
- USP Inter-Faculty Gold Medal and Mechanical Services Prize - Student with Best Overall Results in a Postgraduate Diploma
Research Articles (31)
The Place of Information and Communication Technologies in Curriculum Design ...
International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology (2019)
With the introduction of more modern instructional practices, the traditional approach to learning and teaching is becoming ever more obsolete. ...
Educational Leadership and the University of Guyana: A Critical Look
World Journal of Educational Research and Reviews (2019)
In recent decades, Educational Leadership has been receiving considerable attention from all interested parties and education stakeholders within the educational ...
Examining the Use of Metadiscourse Markers in Academic Writing
International Journal of Literature, Language and Linguistics (2019)
Acquiring proficiency in academic writing is becoming increasingly important for academics, irrespective of the academic discipline, given that publications in ...
Students’ perception of the potential of elearning practices at the ...
International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning (ITDL) (2015)
The University of Guyana, up to the present time, continues to embrace a traditional learning and teaching approach, in its ...
Administration’s perception about the feasibility of elearning practices at ...
International Journal of Education and Development using ICT (2015)
Since the genesis of technology, some decades ago, the use of information and communication technologies in educational practices has been ...