Angel Davila, PhD

Faculty Member

Angel Davila holds a Ph.D. in Education-Curriculum and Instruction from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, the United States. He also earned a Master’s degree in Adult Education, a Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and Applied Linguistics, and a Bachelor of Education focused on Teaching English as a Foreign Language. His pedagogical perspective has been significantly influenced by his teaching experience in Canada, the United States, Nicaragua, and Ecuador, emphasizing the paramount importance of learners within the educational framework. His research interests encompass examining lived experiences pertaining to self-regulated learning, language acquisition, language teaching, adult education, case-based and problem-based learning, and reflective pedagogy.

In 2020, he participated as the leading researcher in two qualitative studies and as a co-researcher in a quantitative study. His academic awards include a Dissertation Research Assistant Award, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2016-2017, and a Fulbright Scholarship, Fulbright Faculty Development Program, LASPAU, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2011-2013.

“As an educator, I place learners first. I believe all learners deserve to be valued in their social and learning environment to accomplish their best version. Learning and teaching become more meaningful when students participate actively and critically.”

Research Methodology Related Keywords: Qualitative research, phenomenology, lived experiences, mixed methods.


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