Kieran Donaghy is a teacher, trainer and award-winning writer. He teaches at UAB Idiomes, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. He has a special interest in the use of film and writes extensively about film and education. He is the co-author of Films in Health Sciences Education and he is currently writing a methodology book on film in ELT.
His website on the use of film http://film-english.com/ has won numerous awards including a British Council ELTons Award for Innovation in Teacher Resources in 2013. Kieran is the founder of The Image Conference: Film, Video, Images and Gaming in English Language Teaching.
The advent of the digital revolution and the Internet, the proliferation of mobile devices; the introduction of user-friendly editing tools; and the emergence of video distribution sites, have changed the way moving images relate to society, education and language learning. This session examines and offers guidance on using film critically and creatively in language teaching in a world of screens.