Presentation Title: “Music, Movement, and Media for the Active Learner!“
Miss Patricia Shukla is an American singer, songwriter, musician and keynote speaker. She is an internationally recognized expert in early childhood curriculum based music. She began her children’s music career by making educational-interactive music videos on YouTube in 2009. Now her channel is watched by hundreds of millions of people worldwide http://www.youtube.com/pattyshukla. She developed her own music show called “Musical PE For You & Me” that is based on interactive development skills for early childhood curriculum. When Miss Patty is not performing or creating new songs, she enjoys being a keynote speaker for educational workshops nationally and internationally.
Presentation Title: “The Role of Visuals on EFL Listening Comprehension“
Asst.Prof. Hümeyra Genç completed her BA degree in the English Language Teaching program at Uludağ University. She received her MSc degree in General Educational Studies and her post-graduate degree in Telecommunication for Multimedia and Internet-based Instruction from Johns Hopkins University, and her Ph.D. degree in English Language Education from Yeditepe University. She has worked as an English language instructor in different private primary, secondary, and high schools and has also served as a teacher trainer, language level coordinator, and testing and evaluation coordinator at the university level. Mrs. Genç is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of English Translation and Interpreting at Üsküdar University in Turkey.