By Tarun Patel
Tarun Patel (http://tarunpatel.net/blog/) is an ELT and Communication skills teacher, working with Charotar University of Science & Technology (CHARUSAT - http://charusat.ac.in/). He has been dealing with the Language learning processes for last seven years. ‘Technology in Teaching English’ is his favorite domain and he has presented several papers in national and international conferences on the same theme. He is the founder editor of ELTWeekly (http://eltweekly.com/), India’s first weekly ELT eNewsletter which reaches in more than forty countries and benefits more than 1600 teachers of English and Communication Skills. Have a look at his personal blog http://tarunpatel.net/blog/.
Dr. Naveen K Mehta is presently working as a Faculty- Board of Studies in the renowned and prestigious premier Accounting Body of India” The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India”, New Delhi. He has more than seven years of research, academic and teaching experience. He has been honoured by the Prime Minister of India and Ministry of Human Resource Development of India on account of his meritorious and outstanding academic career. He is UGC- NET & SLET qualified as well triple post graduate in Business Management, Education and English Literature.
His several research papers have been published in National – International Journals of repute. He has attended/participated/contributed in several National/International Seminars/Workshops/Conferences.
You may contact him at drnknmehta73 AT gmail DOT com
Karen Widl is an EFL teacher and teacher trainer in Austria with extensive experience working with young learners. In 2006, after numerous years working in the public teaching sector, she launched her own business (www.storytime.at) in order to focus on storytelling and drama techniques. She is also the Director of a community youth theater that specializes in producing bilingual plays in German and English (www.showtime.or.at). Karen is currently finishing up her MSc TESOL (TEYL) with Aston University where her research interests lie in young learner literacy, language teaching methodology and course design.
You may contact her at karen AT storytime DOT at
Dr. Dilip Barad is senior lecturer and Head-in-Charge of Department of English, Bhavnagar University. He is teaching English Literature and Language to the Post Graduate students of the University. He has wide experience of teaching to students belonging to various faculties like commerce, management, computers, humanities and social sciences. His area of interest is CALL, innovative use of ICT in teaching English and Literary theories. He has conducted workshops on use of Web tools for teaching in national and international conferences. He has penned books and articles on Thomas Hardy, Kamala Das and Web tools for English teaching. Recently Ministry of HRD (Govt. of India) has awarded special financial assistance for e-Content development and he is working on UGC research project on ‘Technology and Teaching English’.
You may contact him at dilipbarad AT gmail DOT com