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Work experience

2011 - Present

Lecturer

RSU Language Centre

2011 - Present

Guest lecturer

RISEBA Language center

2005 - 2006

Foreign client manager

Patent agency "Intels-Latvija"

2005 - 2011

Assistant professor

RISEBA Language center

Education and training

2001 - 2004

Master of Business Administration

The University of Salford

"The Feasibility of Developing an Effective Measurement System for Monitoring and Improving the Performance of Academic Staff", professor Edward Doran

1994 - 1996

Master’s degree in Pedagogy

The University of Latvia, Pedagogy and Psychology Faculty

1976 - 1982

Diploma with distinction in Philology, English language and English literature teacher

The University of Latvia, Modern Languages Faculty

Achievements

Continuing education a.o. qualification upgrade

July 9-13, 2019. 4-th International Multidisciplinary Academic Conference (IMAC), presentation "Simulation-based Medical English Learning Model - Bridging the Gap between University Classroom and Medical Practice". Session Multidisciplinary Issues, Education & Teaching Methods Chairperson.

April 1-3, 2019. RSU International Conference on Medical and Health Care Sciences "Knowledge for Use in Practice". Presentation "Multidisciplinary Learning Approach Delivering Study Courses English for Dentistry and Medical Terminology in English”.

March 14, 2019. E-learning opportunities in a nutshell.

March 1, 2019. Oxford Professional Development seminar.

February 21, 2019. Workshop "Cross-cultural Communication in the Professional World".

February 18, 2019. Pearson Professional Development Programme for the English Language Teachers.

October 22, 2018. Pearson Professional Development Day for The English Language Teachers.

November 6-8, 2018. International Conference "Internalisation: from Words to Action".

July 10-14, 2018. 4-th International Scientific Symposium "Economics, Business & Finance". 1-st International Multidisciplinary Academic Conference (IMAC), presentation "Transversal Skills Development Delivering Study Courses English for Dentistry and Medical Terminology in English". Session Teaching Methods & Human Resources Chairperson. Scientific adviser of presentation "Multidisciplinary Learning Approach Delivering Study Courses English for Dentistry and Medical Terminology in English" delivered by Kitija Lūcija Gristiņa, RSU medical student.

September 23, 2017. Workshop "Simulation facilitator workshop - how to plan a run a simulation", Dr. Isabel Gross, Yale University.​

August 29, 2017. Workshop "Assessment of study results: theory and application​", Dr. Nomy Dickman, Bar-Ilan University.​

July 4-8, 2017. International Scientific Symposium "Economics, Business & Finance", presentation "Relevant skills and competences development delivering study course English for dentistry".​​ E-section "Marketing, Management & Finance" Chairperson.

May 30, 2017. Workshop "Academia's Possibilities for Research".​​

September 23, 2017. Workshop "Simulation facilitator workshop - how to plan a run a simulation", Dr. Isabel Gross, Yale University.​

August 29, 2017. Workshop "Assessment of study results: theory and application​", Dr. Nomy Dickman, Bar-Ilan University.​

July 4-8, 2017. International Scientific Symposium "Economics, Business & Finance", presentation "Relevant skills and competences development delivering study course English for dentistry".​​ E-section "Marketing, Management & Finance" Chairperson.

May 30, 2017. Workshop "Academia's Possibilities for Research".​

​May 17, 2017. Scientific evening "Application of digital media in pedagogy".​

May 12, 2017. Workshop "Assessment in higher education​: North American perspective".

May 10, 2017. Workshop "EBSCO database e-resources and Information retrieval".​

April 27-29, 2017. The 10-th Annual Scientific Baltic Business Management Conference ASBBMC 2017 "Sustainable Organisations: Creating and Managing in Turbulent Business Environment"​, presentation "The feasibility of building climate for creativity at the university classroom".​​

April 11, 2017. Workshop on "Online Testing in RSU e-learning (Moodle) environment".​

April 6-7, 2017. Riga Stradins University Scientific Conference, presentation "The feasibility of building climate for creativity at university classroom".​​

April 5, 2017. Pearson publishing house seminar on Interactive teaching methods and online test application in knowledge assessment.

February 3, 10, 17, 24, March 3, 10, 17, 24, 2017. Thematic cycle "Getting started with Microsoft Excel".

​December 3, 2016. Guest lecturer workshop "Principles of effective learning. Teaching, learning and assessment in harmony​".

November 8-10, 2016. International scientific conference ​"Internationalisation, Quo vadis?" ​​

October​ 9, 26, November 2, 9, 16, 23, December 7, 2016. Thematic cycle "Improvisation in pedagogical activity".

August 31, 2016. Workshop on e-learning environment and e-record book opportunities.

August 17, 2016. Oxford professional development conference for English language teachers.

July 19, 2016. Within the framework of the project BALTINFEST organised RSU Commercial Projects ACCELERATOR. Attracting Funding for Science Based Commercial Projects.

July 5-9, 2016. International Scientific Symposium "Economics, Business & Finance", presentation "'Flipped classroom' model application teaching the English language for non-linguistic students."

July 1, 2016. Within the framework of the project BALTINFEST organised RSU Commercial Projects ACCELERATOR. Pitching - from audience to presentation.

June 8, 2016. Wolverhampton University experience in another type of lectures delivery and Panopto idea laboratory.

June 2, 2016. Europass document portfolio workshop.

June 1, 2016. Canadian British Columbia university visiting professor lecture "Experience in 'flipped classroom' delivery".

May 3, 10, 17, 2016. Thematic cycle "Research work effective supervision".​

April 11, 25, 2016. Thematic cycle "English language teaching methodology" with Andrea Mitchell, Fulbright English teaching assistant (USA).

April 15, 2016. Workshop "How to get published in high impact peer reviewed scientific journals?"

February, 26, 2016. Pearson publishing house workshop for English language teachers in adult learning.

January, 27, 2016. Workshop "TurnitIn writing assessment and check for potential plagiarism toolkit application".

September 17, 24, October 1, 2015. Thematic cycle "Internet tools for academic staff competence enhancement".

August 28, 2015. Oxford university press workshop for English language teachers in adult learning.

June 25, 29, 30, July 2, 6, 8, 9, 15, 16, 21, 23, 30, 2015. Thematic cycle "Video and multimedia teaching materials production basics".

Field of research

  • 'Flipped classroom'model application teaching the English language for non-linguistic students;
  • Interactive approach as knowledge-intensive and student-empowering learning process;
  • How to build the climate for creativity at the university classroom.

Supervised study course

English in Dentistry

English in Economics and Business

English in Rehabilitation

Lectured study course

English in Economics and Business


English in Dentistry

English in Rehabilitation

Medical terminology in the English Language

Publications

Abstracts​​

Zakutajeva, Tatjana. Multidisciplinary Learning Approach Delivering Study Courses English for Dentistry and Medical Terminology in English. Rīga Stradiņš University International Conference on Medical and Health Care Sciences "Knowledge for Use in Practice" Abstracts, April 1-3, Riga, 2019, p.556.

Zakutajeva, Tatjana. Transversal skills development delivering study courses English for Dentistry and Medical Terminology in English: content and language integrated learning approach. Abstract book of International Scientific Symposium "Economics Business and Finance", July 10-14, Jurmala, 2018, ISSN 2500-9745, p.p.41-42.

Zakutajeva, Tatjana. Relevant skills and competences development delivering study courses English for Dentistry and Medical Terminology in English / T.Zakutajeva// 2018.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2017.g. 22.-23.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2018. - 273.lpp.​

Zakutajeva, Tatjana. Relevant skills and competences development delivering study course English for Dentistry. Abstract book of International Scientific Symposium "Economics Business and Finance", July 4-8, Jurmala, 2017, ISSN 2500-9745, pp.50-51.

Zakutajeva, Tatjana. Feasibility of building climate for creativity at university classroom / T.Zakutajeva // 2017.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2017.g. 6.-7.aprīlī) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2017. - 366.lpp.​

Zakutajeva, Tatjana. 'Flipped classroom' model application teaching the English language for non-linguistic students. Abstract book of International Scientific Symposium "Economics, Business & Finance", July 5-9, Jurmala, 2016, ISSN 2500-9745, p.18.​​

Zakutajeva, Tatjana. Interactive approach as knowledge-intensive and student-empowering learning process / T.Zakutajeva // 2012.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2012.g. 29.-30.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2012. - 485.lpp.

Contacts

Colleagues

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