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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

28/06/2019. Teachers' professional development programme "Latvian Learning Programme for Adults" (8 hrs.), Latvian Language Agency.

12/08/2019 - 15/08/2019. ERASMUS+ exchange programme, University of Munster, Germany.

1/04 - 3/04/2019. Riga Stradiņš University International Scientific conference on Medical and Health Care Sciences "Knowledge for Use in Practise". Presentation "The connection
between the course Medical terminology in the Latvian language and actual communication with patients in clinics".

13/08. - 16/08/2018. Teachers' professional development programme "Competences development approach in German language classes", Saulkrasti , 24 acad. h.

06/04 - 01/06/2018. Course "Getting started work with Microsoft Exel", 16 acad. h.

18/09/2017 - 16/04/2018. Course "Business English and correspondence. Effective presentation in English", 80 acad. h.


27/09 - 29/11/2017. Seminar " Formulation and Assessment of Learning Outcomes for Improvement of Study Programs", RSU, 2 acad. h.

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. Rīga Stradiņš University Scientific conference. Presentation "Significance of Communicative Approach in Acquisition of Latvian as a Foreign Language for Medical Students of RSU", Riga

11/04/2017. Workshop on "Online Testing in RSU e-learning (Moodle) environment, 2 acad. h.

05/04/2017. Pearson publishing house seminar on Interactive teaching methods and online test application in knowledge assessment.

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 h.

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.

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

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

14/06 -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.

04/08 -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)

Doctoral Examination in Foreign Language

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

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

Medical terminology in German (1990 - 2001)

Latvian Language (1989 - 1991)

Doctoral Examination in Foreign Language

Memberships

1989 - till now

Member of the Trade Union, Rīga Stradiņš University​

1991 - till now

Member of Latvian Association of German Teachers

Publications

Raksti​​

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.

Tēzes​​

Tetere, Daiga. Komunikatīvās pieejas nozīme latviešu valodas kā svešvalodas apguvē Rīgas Stradiņa universitātes medicīnas studentiem / D.Tetere, D.Žibala, A.Rubene // 2017.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2017.g. 6.-7.aprīlī) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2017. - 401.lpp.

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.

Docētie studiju kursi

Latviešu valoda medicīnā

Medicīnas terminoloģija latviešu valodā II

Promocijas eksāmens angļu valodā doktoranta starptautiskās kompetences izvērtēšanai

Promocijas eksāmens svešvalodā

Svešvaloda jurisprudencē

Vadītie studiju kursi

Latviešu valoda ārvalstu studentiem

Latviešu valoda māszinībās

Latviešu valoda medicīnā

Latviešu valoda medicīnā un informācijpratība

Promocijas eksāmens svešvalodā

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