María Luisa Renau Renau was born in Castellón, Spain. She holds a degree in English and German philology since 1993 at the Universitat de València, Spain. In 2004, she obtained her PhD with honour at the Universitat Jaume I, Castellón, Spain. Currently, she is a full-time professor in the English Studies Department at Universitat Jaume I in Castellón, Spain. She started working at the University in 2001. She has been teaching ESP for 17 years, mainly in the Computer Engineering and Computational Maths degrees. Moreover, she supervises students´ Final Degree Dissertations in the English Studies Degree. Since September 2016, she has been the coordinator of the Specialty of Languages in the University Master's Degree for Secondary Education, Vocational Training and Language Teaching. Likewise, she is actively involved in the Master´s Degree as a teacher and also supervising Final Master Dissertations with the topic of ICTs and the CLIL approach.
Her main research is in the ICTs in Education, especially in the ESP courses closely linked to the CLIL approach and the Innovation in Secondary and Tertiary education. Furthermore, she has been an active member in the Cognitive Linguistics research group (GRESCA) since 2009 with several relevant publications in this field; since 2016, she has been a member of the Inter-university Institute for Applied Modern Languages (IULMA).
Coordinador/a de la Subcomissió d'Especialitat del Màster Universitari en Professor d'Educació Secundària Obligatòria i Batxillerat, Formació Professional i Ensenyament d'Idiomes
(Facultat de Ciències Humanes i Socials)
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