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Work experience

2001 - Present

Head of the Language Centre

Riga Stradiņš University

1996 - Present

Lecturer

Riga Stradiņš University, Language Centre (till 2001 Dpt. of Humanities)

1989 - 2001

Senior laboratory assistent

Riga Stradiņš University, Dpt. of Humanities (till 1995 Dpt. of Foreign Languages)

1989 - 1995

Part - time lecturer

Riga Stradiņš University, Dpt. of Foreign Languages

1986 - 1989

Teacher of German

Riga Secondary School No. 19

Education and training

1997 - 1999

Master`s Diploma, University of Latvia/ master`s degree in Pedagogics

University of Latvia, Pedagogical and Psychological Institute

1981 - 1987

Diploma of Latvian State University/ philologist, teacher, interpreter (2013 MA in philology)

Latvian State University

Achievements

Continuing education a.o. qualification upgrade

29/08/2017. Seminar "Assessment of Study Results: theory and Application", Dr.N.Dickman (Bar-Ilan University, Israel), RSU, 7 acad.h.

17/05/2017. Seminar "Use of Digital Media in Pedagogy", prof. Dr. M.Ritter (Germany), Baltic German Liaison Office, Riga, 2 acad. h.

11/05/2017. Seminar "Evaluation in Higher Education: North American Perspective", prof. A. Klegeris ( University of British Columbia, Canada), RSU, 9 acad. h.

6/04/2017. Report "Significance of Communicative Approach in Acquisition of Latvian as a Foreign Language for Medical Students of RSU", RSU Scientific conference, Riga

12 -28/09/2016. Digital proficiency course "How Google Apps can help in teaching and learning", RSU, 6 acad.h.

15/06/2016. Professional development course for teachers of Latvian „Latvian for adults", Latvian Language Agency, Riga, 8 hours.

1/06/2016. Lecture „Experience in implementation of flipped classroom", visiting lect., prof. A.Klegeris (University of British Columbia, Canada), RSU, 3 acad. h.

April – May 2016. English language development workshops, lect. Andrea Mitchell (USA), RSU Language Centre, 6 acad. h.

25/03/2016. Seminar „Use of the antiplagiarism tool TurnItin in study process", RSU, 2 acad. h.

08- 29/10/2015. Professional development course „Teaching in an intercultural environment", RSU, 10 acad. h.

02 -16/04/2015. Pedagogical cycle „Formative assessment", RSU, 6 acad. h.

17/4/2015. Lecture „Learning expertise in practice", visiting lect., prof. P.Jarwis (UK), RSU, 3 acad.h.

August 2014. Leader Summer Workshop, RSU.

04/06/2014. Lecture and workshop „Problem based learning in university pedagogy", visiting lect., prof. A.Klegers (University of British Columbia, Canada), RSU, 3 acad.h.

05/12/2014. Annual Latvian German teacher conference, Riga

11/08/2013 – 17/08/2013. ERASMUS exchange programme, University of Trier, Germany

11-13/10/2012. Baltic German teacher conference, Riga.

March 2012. Development of pedagogical skills in adult teaching, RSU, 14 acad. h.

17- 31/05/2010. ERASMUS exchange programme (teaching), University of Bamberg, Germany.

29/11/2009. Annual Latvian German teacher conference, Riga.

11-16/10/ 2009. German teacher training course -workshop in Libeck, Germany.

12/-14/10/2006. Baltic German teacher conference, Riga.

June 2005. Seminar „Latest conceptions in methods of language teaching", visiting lecturer I.Plakans ( Iowa University, USA), RSU Language Centre.

28/11 – 03/12/2004. The 110th European Teacher Seminar in Strasbourgh, France.

21 – 23/10/2004. Baltic German teacher conference, Vilnius, Lithuania.

09 -16/05/2004. Seminar "Gespraech der Generationen- Ein Europaeischer Vergleich", Sonnenberg, Germany.

14 -16/06/2002. Alumni Conference organised by German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in Tallinn, Estonia.

October 2000. Course "The latest conclusions in teaching of Business German" in Libeck, Germany.

24/11 - 04/12/1998. Seminar "Education system in Germany" at University of Lineburg, Germany.

04 -30/08/1996. International Academic Summer Courses of German Language at University Stuttgart, Germany (DAAD Scholarship).

June – December 1995. International Seminar "Inovations in university pedagogy" at Latvian University, Riga.

Field of research

Teaching of Latvian as an foreign language

Supervised study course

Latvian Language in Medicine and Information Literacy

Latvian Language in Medicine

Medical terminology in Latvian (2001)

German (Levels A1, A2, B1, B2) (1999)

Head of study course

Latvian Language and I​nfor​mation Literacy

Latvian Language in Medicine

Medical Terminology in Latvian (2001 - 2010)

Lectured study course

Latvian Language in Medicine

Latvian Language and Information Literacy

Medical terminology in Latvian (2001 - 2010)

German (Levels A1, A2,B1, B2) (1990 - 2013)

Medical terminology in German (1990 - 2001)

Latvian Language (1989 - 1991)

Memberships

1989 - till now

Member of the Trade Union, Rīga Stradiņš University​

1991 - till now

Member of Latvian Association of German Teachers

Publications

Research articles​​

Rubene, Aija. Kompetenču pieeja mērķu un uzdevumu izvirzīšanā studiju kursam “Latviešu valoda medicīnā” Rīgas Stradiņa universitātē / A.Rubene, D.Žibala // Zinātniskie raksti : 2015.g. sociālo zinātņu nozares pētnieciskā darba publikācijas / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2016. - 14.-19.lpp.

Abstracts​​

Publications

Žibala, Dace. Komunikatīvās pieejas nozīme latviešu valodas kā svešvalodas apguvē Rīgas Stradiņa universitātes medicīnas studentiem/ Daiga Tetere, Dace Žibala, Aija Rubene//2017. gada zinātniskās konferences tēzes ( Riga, 6-7/04/2017)/ Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2017. - p.401

Žibala, Dace. Kompetenču pieeja mērķu un uzdevumu izvirzīšanā studiju kursam "Latviešu valoda medicīnā" Rīgas Stradiņa universitātē / D.Žibala, A.Rubene // 2015.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2015.g. 26.-27.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2015. - 430.lpp.

Žibala, Dace. Latviešu valodas kā svešvalodas apguve : pamatjautājumi / D.Žibala, A.Rubene // 2013.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2013.g. 21.-22.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2013. - 443.lpp.

Žibala, Dace. Kas ietekmē latviešu valodas apguvi ārvalstu studējošajiem / D.Žibala, A.Rubene // 2012.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2012.g. 29.-30.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2012. - 486.lpp.

Žibala, Dace. Latviešu valodas kā svešvalodas apguve Rīgas Stradiņa universitātē / D.Žibala, A.Rubene // 2011.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2011.g. 14.-15.aprīlī) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2011. - 469.lpp.

Contacts

Colleagues

Sarma Cire
Academic Staff
Māra Dirba
Academic Staff
Ieva Fībiga
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Inga Laizāne
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Inga Reinvalde
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Aija Rubene
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Daiga Tetere
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Vita Vīksne
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Olga Voika
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Ņina Zazerska
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Aija Zilvestre
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Inga Znotiņa
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