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IJREL Reviewers:

 

2017

Maria-Teresa Becerra-Traver
,PhD, assistant professor (Department of Educational Sciences / Faculty of Education, University of Extremadura, Spain). Has been principal investigator of a research project and two teacher innovation projects, and member of the research team in several research projects. Author of more than twenty scientific communications to national and international conferences, an award-winning book and book chapters, as well as scientific articles in journals indexed in databases such as DICE, JCR, and Scopus. Has made research stays in national and foreign centres. Has ten years of university teaching experience. Areas of specialisation: text, speech, and communication in the classroom; educational counselling; special didactics; educational inclusion; attention to diversity; technological resources, digital culture; personal learning environments.

Martin Cápay, PhD (Department of Computer Science, Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovakia). Specialises mainly in the theory of teaching informatics, programming, electronic testing, students’ behaviour in e-environment, and activating methods of teaching informatics.

Miroslav Hrubý, PhD (Department of Communication and Information Systems (CIS), Faculty of Military Technology, University of Defence, Brno, the Czech Republic). A graduate of the Brno University of Technology, the Czech Republic. Responsible for the scientific projects of the CIS Department. Interested in computer programming and ICT usage in teaching and learning processes, but also in selected problems of distance learning and language learning. Co-organiser of two international conferences in Brno: Distance Learning, Simulation and Communication (http://dlsc.unob.cz) and Mathematics, Information Technologies and Applied Sciences (http:// mitav.unob.cz). Member of the international programme committee of the DLCC conference.

Daniel Kadłubiec, PhD, hab., professor (University of Bielsko-Biała, Poland). Worked at the Pedagogical Institute at the University of Ostrava since 1964, then at the Charles University. In the years 1990–1992 – Head of the Department of Polish Philology and Folklore, and from 1990 – Head of the Etnikum Institute of the Polish University of Ostrava. In 1996 became Head of the Department of General and Applied Folklore Studies at the University of Silesia in Katowice – Branch in Cieszyn. Also works at the Department of Pedagogy, Psychology, and Anthropology of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Bielsko- Biała. Active member of the Polish Cultural and Educational Association. Author of more than 600 books and scientific articles.

Marzanna Karolczuk, PhD (Institute of Eastern Slavic Philology, Faculty of Philology, University of Białystok, Poland). Scientific interests: e-learning, use of new technologies in education, teaching and learning of a second foreign language at school, foreign language teachers training, students’ special educational needs, and language as a reflection of the surrounding reality.

Piet Kommers, PhD, associate professor, professor UNESCO (Department of Media, Faculty of Behavioral Sciences, University of Twente, the Netherlands). Scientific interests: media, learning, and visual communication. Since 1990 has been increasingly involved as partner and coordinator in European research projects in media based and continuous learning. His role in initiating higher education in Eastern Europe led to his UNESCO chair, followed by the award of honorary doctor by Capital Normal University in Beijing in 2000. Main recent functions: Committee Member for the Academy of Sciences; Communication and Organisation, UT; Scientific Board Member for New Learning Projects, Ministry of Education, Singapore; Lector at Fontys University of Applied Sciences for the Integration of ICT in Education; Regular Visiting Professor for Human Factors in Multimodal Communication for the European PhD Academy IMPDET at Joensuu University, Finland; Visiting Professor at the Institute of Educational Multimedia and Telematics, University of Hokkaido, Sapporo, Japan; Member of the UNESCO Board Creative Media Interaction for a Better Future: Trends, Challenges and Priorities.

Rusudan Makhachashvili, PhD, hab., associate professor (Head of the Department of Romance Languages and Typology, Borys Grinchenko Kiev University, Ukraine). Areas of specialisation: linguistic philosophy, Germanic languages. Research activity and objectives: computer networks’ philosophic dimensions and linguistic parameters, language of the Internet, smart linguistics, modern English lexicon development, and sociolinguistic aspects of English vocabulary development.

Iwona Mokwa-Tarnowska, PhD (Gdańsk University of Technology, Poland). The topic of PhD dissertation: Traditional and Blended Approaches to Technical Writing English. Member of the SEA, Poland, and author of numerous scientific articles on the e-learning methodology, blended learning methodology, and ICT tools in education. One of the coordinators of the distance learning platform of Gdańsk University of Technology

Paulo Pinto, PhD, associate professor (Lisbon Lusíada University, Portugal). Develops his skills mainly in computer science; these skills proved to be useful while conducting research in education science mainly because of the use of so-called new technologies in teaching (virtual classrooms, e-round tables, and so on). Author, in conjunction with other colleagues, of two papers regarding education science and two more papers regarding computer science during his research for the PhD degree. Dedicated to teaching/researching since 2004 and responsible for some syllabuses in the faculty he works in.

Maryna Romaniukha, PhD, associate professor (Department of Translation, Dniprodzerzhinsk State Technical University, Ukraine). Scientific interests: ICT instruments for linguistic research, cognitive linguistics, ICTs in language teaching, aspects of social media in language learning, personal learning electronic environment, and current trends in blended learning. Has over 40 publications; the most recent of them deal with different aspects of e-learning in higher education.

Magdalena Roszak, PhD (Poznań University of Medical Science, Poland). Member of the SEA, Poland, and author of numerous scientific articles on the e-learning methodology, blended learning methodology, and ICT tools in education. One of the coordinators of the distance learning platform of Poznań University of Medical Science, Poland.

Júlia Tomanová, PhD, assistant professor (Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Nature, Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovakia). Specialises in informatics. Author of scientific publications devoted to computer graphics, discrete mathematics, electronic testing, activating methods of informatics teaching, and students’ behaviour in e-environment. Participant of conferences focusing on e-learning and fields mentioned above. Participant in projects on new competence in teaching and dealing with learning/teaching in virtual environment using e-learning courses: Further education of the teachers of primary and secondary schools in the subject of Informatics; A-CENTRUM FNS CPU in Nitra – Centre of Innovative Education.

Olga Yakovleva, PhD, associate professor (Faculty of Information Technology, Herzen State Pedagogical University in Saint Petersburg, Russia). Teacher of the master’s programme in Information Technologies in Education. Developer of the content and teaching methods of disciplines: communication of virtual learning environment and educational activities in e-learning. Teacher training courses of teachers in the use of information technology in education. Teacher of the Intel – Teach to the Future.

 

2016

Xabier Basogain, PhD, ing., in telecommunications engineering at University of the Basque Country, Spain. Specialist and expert in the areas of Science Research Computer Science, Web 2.0, English Educational Technology, Qualitative Research, Curriculum, Design, Programming, Human Computer Interaction.

Martin Cápay, PhD (Department of Computer Science, Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovakia). Specialises mainly in the theory of teaching informatics, programming, electronic testing, students’ behavior in e-environment, and activating method of teaching informatics.

Sixto Cubo Delgado, PhD, Professor (University of Extremadura (UEx), Spain Faculty of Education, Director of Educational Sciences Department). Teaching and research. Lines of investigation: Research Methods, Data Analysis, New Technologies, ICT, Guidance or Counselling.

Agnieszka Heba, PhD (Higher School of Labour Safety Management in Katowice). Participant of international conferences with lectures from the field of e-learning in the Czech Republic and Poland. She realised in 2014 a doctoral thesis in Czech language on the subject: Development of mathematical competences with the use of e-learning at the Faculty of Pedagogy of the University of Ostrava at the major: Informational and Communication Technologies in Education.

Mirosłav Hruby, PhD, Ing., CSc. (University of Defence, Faculty of Military Technology, Department of Communication and Information Systems (CIS), Brno, Czech Republic). He is in charge of the scientific projects of the CIS Department, and his interests focus on computer programming and ICT usage in teaching and learning processes.

Barbara Kamińska-Czubała, PhD, hab., associate professor (Head of the Department of Culture Information, Pedagogical University in Cracow). Author of dissertation “Information behaviour in everyday life. Informative world Gen Y” (Warsaw 2013). Research interests: information theory, information behaviour, information culture, and information architecture.

Rusudan Makhachashvili, PhD, hab., associate professor (Head of the Department of Romance Languages and Typology, Borys Grinchenko Kiev University, Ukraine). Areas of specialisation: linguistic philosophy, Germanic languages. Research activity and objectives: computer networks philosophic dimensions and linguistic parameters, language of the Internet, smart linguistics; modern English lexicon development, sociolinguistic aspects of English vocabulary development.

Josef Malach, Doc. PhDr. CSc. (Pedagogical Faculty, University of Ostrava, Czech Republic). 35-year-long experience as a university teacher, dealing mainly with questions of pregradual and postgradual teacher training, ICT application in education, and evaluation of educational results in various academic and professional positions. Member of several commissions for doctor’s studies, including such subjects as information and communication technologies in education. Participant of an academic grant focused on studying theoretical and methodological questions of eLearning. Active participant in a periodical ICTE (Information and Communication Technology In Education). Coeditor of an international journal The New Educational Review and member of other editorial boards of journals (Kultura i Edukacja, PL, Kognitywistyka i Media w Edukacji, PL).

Tatiana Pavlova, PhD, Associate Professor (Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, Institute of Information Science and Technology Education). Employed at the Faculty of Information Technology. Developer of the master’s programme Information Technologies in Education. Developer of the content and teaching methods courses Electronic resource base of the educational environment, Multimedia technology in the cultural and educational environment, Psychopedagogical foundations of virtual reality in education, etc. Participant of the International Cooperation. The teacher of the Intel – Teach to the Future.

Maryna Romaniukha, PhD, associate professor (Department of Translation, Dniprodzerzhinsk State Technical University, Ukraine). Her scientific interests are: ICT-instruments for linguistic research, cognitive linguistics, ICTs in language teaching, aspects of social media in language learning, personal learning electronic environment, current trends in blended learning. She has over 40 publications, the most recent ones of them deal with different aspects of e-learning in higher education.

Iryna Sekret, PhD hab., Professor (Abbant Izzet Baysal University, Turkey). In 1996 she graduated from Dnipropetrovsk State University as a specialist in Practical Psychology and Teaching English. In 2002 she defended PhD dissertation on Educational Psychology in Kyiv. During that period she was teaching in Verkhnyodniprovsk Agricultural College, Dnipropetrovsk State University and International Journal of Research in E-learning Dniprodzerzhinsk State Technical University. Since 2004 she has been heading the Foreign Languages Department and acting as a Vice Dean of the Philology and Sociology Faculty (2007, 2010–2011) in Dniprodzerzhinsk State Technical University. The defense of the dissertation for the degree of the Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences was held in 2012 in Kyiv. Her scientific interests are e-learning, methods of teaching, linguistics, educational psychology.

Jolanta Szulc, PhD, inż. (University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland, Faculty of Philology, Institute of Library and Information Science). Doctor of Humanities Sciences, specialty bibliology, engineer. Graduated from the University of Silesia Faculty of Philology (1991), Faculty of Theology at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin (1997), the Jagiellonian University Department of Management and Social Communication (2001), the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (2008) and the Faculty of Automatic Control, Electronics And Computer Science (2012) at the Silesian University of Technology. Assistant professor (adiunkt) at the Institute of Library and Information Science at the University of Silesia in Katowice since 2006. Specialises in descriptive cataloguing, subject cataloguing and indexing, information systems, information languages, expert systems and e-learning. Author of several articles in books and journals. Member of the Polish Society of Scientific Information and the ISKO: International Society for Knowledge Organization, member of Association of Academic E-learning, honorary member of the Federation of the Polish Church Libraries FIDES.

Julia Tomanová, PhD (Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovakia). Assistant professor at the Department of Computer Science, specialising in informatics. Author of scientific publications devoted to computer graphics, discrete mathematics, electronic testing, activating methods of informatics teaching and students’ behaviour in e-environment. Attendance of conferences focusing on e-learning and fields mentioned above. Participant in projects on new competence in teaching and dealing with learning/teaching in virtual environment using e-learning courses: Further education of the teachers of primary and secondary schools in the subject of Informatics; A-CENTRUM FNS CPU in Nitra – Center of Innovative Education

Olga Yakovleva, PhD, associate professor (Faculty of Information Technology, Herzen State Pedagogical University in Sankt Petersburg, Russia). Teacher of the master’s programme in Information Technologies in Education. Developer of the content and teaching methods of disciplines: communication of virtual learning environment and educational activities in e-learning. Teacher training courses of teachers in the use of information technology in education. The teacher of the Intel – Teach to the Future.

 

2015

Martin Cápay PhD(the Department of Computer Science at the Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovakia). Specializes mainly in the theory of teaching informatics, programming, electronic testing, students’ behavior in e-environment, and activating method of teaching informatics.

Franz Feiner PhD(Kirchliche Pädagogische Hochschule, Graz, Austria). Research focus: inclusive education, perception of heterogeneity, ICT in education and didactics, networking of human sciences, ethical bases.

Mirosłav Hruby, PhD, Ing., CSc. (University of Defence, Faculty of Military Technology, Department of Communication and Information Systems (CIS), Brno, Czech Republic). He is in charge of the scientific projects of the CIS Department, and his interests focus on computer programming and ICT usage in teaching and learning processes.

Barbara Kołodziejczak PhD(Poznań University of Medical Sciences, Department of Computer Science and Statistics). Research interests: tools and methods to create learning content of publishing education resources on portals, the construction standards for e-learning courses, the organization of process of distance learning in higher education.

Nataliia Lomovtseva Doc. PhD(Russian State Vocational Pedagogical University, Vice Director of the Institute of Electric Power Industry and Informatics for Science). Docent with the degree candidate of pedagogical sciences at the chair of Network information Systems and Computer Technology Training the Russian State Vocational Pedagogic University. Scientific interests: e-learning, enhancing the high school teachers’ readiness to use distance education technologies, network information systems, computer technology.

Rusudan Makhachashvili, PhD, hab., Associate Professor (Head of Department of Romance Languages and Typology at Borys Grinchenko Kiev University, Ukraine). Areas of specialisation: linguistic philosophy, Germanic languages. Research activity and objectives: computer networks philosophic dimensions and linguistic parameters, language of the Internet, smart linguistics; modern English lexicon development, sociolinguistic aspects of English vocabulary development.

Wojciech Malec PhD(Institute of English Studies, John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin). Assistant professor in the Department of ELT Typhlomethodology and Alternative Communication. His primary research interests are language assessment in general and web-based test development in particular. He is the developer of WebClass, an online learning management system. International Journal of Research in E-learning

Iwona Mokwa-Tarnowska PhD(Language Centre, Gdansk Technical University). Scholarly interests: e-learning and blended learning at the university, language and ICT competences, technical writing in English: language and editing guidelines.

Izabela Mrochen PhD(University of Silesia, Faculty of Philology). Her active interests have involve the trainee translators competence for the future job and support the basic objectives of the European Masters in Translation program; she is a trainer of implementing the software localization tools into academic curricula so as to make the students familiar with translating graphical elements of user interfaces.

Peter Švec PhDPaed Dr. (the Department of Computer Science at the Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovakia). Scientific interests: theory of teaching informatics subjects, computer networks, web mining, e-learning.