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Work experience

2019 - Present

Associate Professor

Faculty of Medicine, Department of Biology and Microbiology

2019 - Present

Researcher

Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Acting Researcher (Projects), Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Project "Development of Antiparasitic Phyto-agent Containing Herbal Extracts"

2009 - 2019

Assistant Professor

Faculty of Medicine, Department of Biology and Microbiology

2008 - 2011

Senior expert in biology

''National Centre for Education of the Republic of Latvia'' structural fund National project ''Natural scieneces and mathematics

2005 - 2011

Expert in evaluating questions

National Centre for Education of the Republic of Latvia

1996 - 2005

Biology teacher

Sigulda's gymnasium

Present

Associate Professor

Faculty of Medicine, Department of Biology and Microbiology

Education and training

1999 - 2005

PhD in pedagogy

Pedagogy doctorate studies, University of Latvia

1995 - 1996

Masters Degree in Biology

University of Pedagody in Daugavpils

1990 - 1995

Secondary school biology and Primary school chemistry speciality

DPU, Faculty of Biology and Chemistry

Achievements

Continuing education a.o. qualification upgrade

  • 2019. January RSU seminar "How to be a successful promotional supervisor?" Lecturers: asoc.prof. J.Aleksejūniene, The University of British Columbia. Vancouver (Canada), prof. Māra Pilmane, prof. Aivars Lejnieks, prof. Sandra Kaija, Elīna Dāce (RSU, Latvia ) Nr. 2019/70.
  • 2019. January RSU Guest lecture on test development and adaptation. Lecturer: doc.dr.psych.T.Kanonire Nr. 2019/39.
  • 2017. August Seminar „Assessment of Study Results: Theory and Application” Lecturers: Doctor of Educational Sciences Nomy Dickman (Bar-Ilan Universiti, Israel). Nr. 2017/618.
  • 2017. May RSU seminar „Evaluation in Higher Education: A North American Perspective.” Lecturer: prof. Andis Klegeris (The University of British Columbia. Canada. Nr. 2017/209.
  • 2017. March- May Thematic cycle „Research methodology and statistical processing of data”. Lecturers: doc. Inese Gobiņa, doc. Anda Ķīvīte, Dean of the Faculty of Communication Taņa Lāce, asoc. prof. Ritma Rungule. Nr. 2017/198.
  • 2017. January Thematic cycle „How Google Tools can help teach and learn?” Lecturer: Jānis Jakobs. Nr. 2017/19
  • 2016. September-2017. February English courses ​in 80 academic hour range in Alius Lingue (B.2.1) ​Certificate No.​1364-2017
  • 2016. December- May english courses ​in 80 academic hour range in Alius Lingue (B.1.1) Certificate No. 1320-2016
  • 2015. September - 2016. January - English learning Center New Horizons english B1 level/ Certificate No. 61N/2016
  • 2014. August - Southampton, UK, Lewis school of English. Certificate No. 454
  • 2014. June - RSU - Newest research in Cell and molecular pharmacology laboratory. Certificate No. 2014/1968
  • 2014. June - RSU - Problem-based studying in university pedagogy: method integration in study process. Certificate No. 2014/2054
  • 2014. January - RSU - Parasite infections: from animal to human. Society of Latvian Doctors conference certificate.
  • 2013. June - RSU - E-study environment usage. No. 00024
  • 2013. January - National Centre for Education of Latvia. Textbook in context of contemporary ​studying process. Scientific reviewer in biology certificate No. K-0088/2013

Conferences

Oral report:

1. The smokeless tobacco as xenobiotic compound. 1st International Conference on xenobiotics and endogens in biological matrices. Italy, Sassari university, 7 June 2019

2. Mapping as a Tool for Biomaterials Study Content Harmonization with Significant Research Findings. ATEE Spring Conference. Latvia, Riga, 7-8th June 2019

3. Factors effecting hydrolysable tannin solvent extraction. Rīga Stradiņš university international conference on Medical and Health Care Sciences «Knowledge For Use in Practice». Latvia, Riga. 1-3 April 2019.

4. Teaching approach and methods for development of the consultation competency in pharmacy studies. Rīga Stradiņš university international conference on Medical and Health Care Sciences «Knowledge For Use in Practice». Latvia, Riga. 1-3 April 2019.

5. Elective Course for Medical Students: Topicality, Development, Implementation, Benefits. 13th International Conference on Social Sciences. Austria, Vienna. 6-7 October 2017.

6. Formative assessment in higher education: from theory to practice. ICSS XI 11th International conference on social sciences. Finland, Helsinki. 20-21 January 2017.

7. Analysis of the content and realization of a new study course “Molecular Biology”. Latvia, Rīga. RSU. 16th scientific conference. 5 April 2017.

8. Formative assessment in higher education: analyse of experience. International scientific conference Society. Integration. Education. 27th-28th of May 2016. Section Higher education - I.Rēzekne

9. Formative evaluation: from theory to practice in Riga Stradins University. RSU 15th scientific conference​. Section - pedagogy. 18th of March, 2016.

10. Optional study course creation and realization experience analysis in university. International scientific conference Society. Integration. Education. 22.-23th of May 2015. ​Section Higher education - I.Rēzekne

11. ​Optional study course realization experience. RSU scientific conference​. Section - pedagogy. 26th of March, 2015.​

Seminars and courses prepare and conducted:

Training of young lecturers and exchange of experience at RSU and abroad:

1. Summative and formative assessment. RSU In Pedagogic Development Center. 2019, November.

2. Formulation and evaluation of learning outcomes. RSU. In Pedagogic Development Center. 2019, Oktober.

3. ERASMUS "International Week for Laboratory Staff" UNISS - Sassari, Italy, 3-7 June 2019

4. Open practical classes and lectures in the course of Human Molecular Biology. From 2017-until now

5. Teaching and learning approaches and methodologies. Latvia, Ventspils. Lecturers of Ventspils University. 2018, May

6. I'm a RSU lecturer. In Pedagogic Development Center. 2017, May.

7. RSU conference ISC Workshop „Medical plants in cosmetic" every year from 2016.

8. Seminar in the Department of Biology and Microbiology „Effective Genomics: Using mass spectrometry technology in modern science and diagnostics"cooperation with Charles Cantor, Piotr Grochowski, Tadeusz Malewski, Wieslaw Kawczynski. Museum and Institute of Zoology, PAS, Warsaw, Poland.​ 2016. September

9. Thematic cycle ''Different video lecture creation - experience in Wolverhampton University''; exchange of experience in Panopto idea laboratory. 2016, June

10. In Pedagogic Development Center leading thematic cycle ''Study result evaluation methodology'' seminars about realizing and practicing summary and formative evaluation. 2016. April- May

11. Exchange of experience about using voting console in RSU PhD seminar. 2016, April

12. Exchange of experience ​about three levels of student reference (after Bloom's taxonomy). 2015, May

13. Exchange of experience ​about creation of evaluation works (work structure, criteria, evaluation scale). 2010-2012

14. Exchange of experience ​about student scientific research succession. 2011.

15. 2012./2013./2014./2015./2016 Competence Development Centre of Zemgale's region contract No. 2-5/156 VPIAN perennial​ cooperation, every year given at least one seminar for students and teachers ''How to do a research work'' application. No.0088/2013. Reference: http://www.zrkac.lv/event.php?id=412

Head of study course

Medical plants and their use

Human molecular biology

Lectured study course

Medical plants and their use

Human molecular biology

Molecular and cells biology

Microbiology

Awards and recognitions

2017 RSU Teacher of the Year

2016. - Boris and Inara Teterev fond RSU study course modernizaion special purpose scholarship​

2008. - Luda Berzina international teachers award for innovations in school practice

Reviews

1. Editorial & Scientific Advisory Board member at EUSER scientific platform ar 2019.gada 4.janvāri Ref. Nr: 723-BE8

2. Reviewer for a collective monograph: Learning for Competence. LU Akadēmiskais apgāds. 2018.

3. Scientific reviewer in biology in publishing house ''Lielvārds''. Contract No. RL-2 and IZM VSIC

4. Revievew: Biology for 7th grade. Publishing house Lielvārds. 2011.; Biology for 8th grade, 2012; Biology for 9th grade, 2013; Biology for 8th grade. Publishing house ''Zvaigzne ABC'', 2013.

Projects

Acting Researcher (Projects), Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Project "Development of Antiparasitic Phyto-agent Containing Herbal Extracts"

Publications

Research articles​​

Mapping as a tool for biomaterials study content harmonization with significant research findings / R.Koka, N.Jansone-Ratinika, T.Koķe, M.Sīlis, R.Strods // Proceedings of ATEE Spring Conference "Innovations, Technologies and Research in Education" (Riga, Latvia, June 7-8, 2019) / University of Latvia. - Riga : University of Latvia Press, 2019. - P.691-702.

Elective course for medical students : topicality, development, implementation, benefits / R.Koka, T.Koķe, J.Kroiča, L.Meškovska // 13th International Conference on Social Sciences (ICSS) (Vienna, Austria, Oct.6-7, 2017) : Conference Proceedings / European Center for Science Education and Research (EUSER). - Vienna, 2017. - Vol.2, p.650-655. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā. - T.p. žurn. "European Journal of Social Sciences Education and Research". - Vol.11, No.2 (2017, Sept./Dec.), p.175-181.

Koka, Rudīte. Formative assessment in higher education : from theory to practice / R.Koka, A.Jurāne-Brēmane, T.Koķe // 11th International Conference on Social Sciences (ICSS) (Helsinki, Finland, Jan.20-21, 2017) : Conference Proceedings / European Center for Science Education and Research (EUSER). - Helsinki, 2017. - Vol.2, p.355-360. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā. - T.p. žurn. "European Journal of Social Sciences Education and Research". - Vol.9, No.1 (2017, Jan./Apr.), p.28-34.

Koķe, Tatjana. Formative assessment on an individual and an institutional level on the way to quality culture in higher education [Elektroniskais resurss] / T.Koke, N.Jansone-Ratinika, R.Koka // Problems of Education in the 21st Century [PEC] [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Vol.75, No.1 (2017), p.54-71. - Resurss aprakstīts 2017.g. 14.martā. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://www.scientiasocialis.lt/pec/view/biblio/year/2017/vo…. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Mutes mikrobioma īpatnības bezdūmu tabakas lietotājiem / S.Miļuna, D.Rostoka, I.Skadiņš, A.Reinis, V.Priedīte, R.Koka, D.Lauva, J.Kroiča // Zinātniskie raksti : 2016.g. medicīnas nozares pētnieciskā darba publikācijas / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2017. - 284.-291.lpp.

The oral microbiome of smokeless tobacco users in Latvia / D.Rostoka, I.Skadiņš, A.Reinis, R.Koka, D.Lauva, J.Kroiča ...[et al.] // Proceedings of the Latvian Academy of Sciences. Sect.B. - Vol.71, No.1/2 (2017), p.33-37. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Abstracts​​

Koka, Rudīte. Jauna studiju kursa “Molekulārā bioloģija” satura un realizācijas analīze / R.Koka, Z.Daneberga // 2017.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2017.g. 6.-7.aprīlī) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2017. - 361.lpp.

Contacts

Colleagues

Jānis Gardovskis
Head of the Unit, Academic Staff, Chair of the Senate
Ilze Grope
Dean, Academic Staff
Sandra Lejniece
Dean, Head of Study Programme
Gunta Lazdāne
Academic Staff, Director
Edvīns Miklaševičs
Academic Staff, Director
Gunta Ancāne
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Maija Eglīte
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Dace Gardovska
Head of the Department, Academic Staff, Director of Strategic Relations
Ilona Hartmane
Academic Staff
Regīna Kleina
Academic Staff
Juta Kroiča
Head of the Department, Academic Staff, Deputy Chair of the Senate
Gaida Krūmiņa
Academic Staff
Guna Laganovska
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Ināra Logina
Academic Staff
Gunta Purkalne
Academic Staff, Leading Researcher
Ilze Štrumfa
Head of the Department, Academic Staff