Presenters

Wade Alley

Wade Alley is a professor and researcher in the at the Centro de Lenguas of the Universidad Panamericana in Guadalajara, Mexico. Wade holds an M.A. in Foreign Languages (Emphasis in German Language, Literature and Culture) from the Illinois State University.  He has taught in public and private schools and universities in the United States and Mexico, including the Ohio State University, the University of Minnesota and the University of Southern Indiana.  Wade’s research interests include student autonomy, CALL, CLIL and gamified learning.

Lindy Merwin is a professor at Universidad Panamericana in Guadalajara, Mexico. She works in both the language center teaching Advanced English classes and with the school of Pedagogy in the area of Linguistics. Currently, working on research linking teaching creativity and critical thinking in the development of the L2. Prior to joining the team at Universidad Panamericana Lindy worked as an elementary school teacher in an American School in Guadalajara while studying her Masters and prior to that in a preschool in the Chicago Public Schools.

Lindy Merwin is a professor at Universidad Panamericana in Guadalajara, Mexico. She works in both the language center teaching Advanced English classes and with the school of Pedagogy in the area of Linguistics. Currently, working on research linking teaching creativity and critical thinking in the development of the L2. Prior to joining the team at Universidad Panamericana Lindy worked as an elementary school teacher in an American School in Guadalajara while studying her Masters and prior to that in a preschool in the Chicago Public Schools.