PhDr. Šárka Ježková, Ph.D.

(previous surname / předchozí příjmení: Čáňová)
 
Education / vzdělání:
1979 - 1984    Charles University, Prague, Faculty of Philosophy and Arts, M.A. Study of Teaching English as a Foreign Language and Teaching Czech Language / Filozofická fakulta Univerzity Karlovy v Praze, magisterské studium - obor učitelství všeobecně vzdělávacích předmětů: čeština - angličtina
1997 – 2002    Charles University, Prague, Faculty of Philosophy and Arts, PhD. Study of Linguistics / Filozofická fakulta Univerzity Karlovy v Praze, doktorské studium -  obor obecná lingvistika, specializace: aplikovaná lingvistika s ohledem na angličtinu
 
Research interests / odborné zaměření:
Linguistics and applied linguistics, discourse analysis, syntax of the English language, corpus linguistics and concordancing, ICT in ELT, computer assisted communication
 
Professional experience / profesní praxe:
September 1985 - July 1987
secondary school teacher of English and Czech languages, Secondary Grammar School of Božena Němcová, Hradec Králové
 
September1987 - July 1992              
secondary school teacher of English and Czech languages, Business Academy, Pardubice
 
August 1992 - now    
senior lecturer of English, Faculty of Arts and Philosophy (former Faculty of Humanities, Institute of Languages and Humanities, Institute of Foreign Languages), University of Pardubice
 
October 1995 - October 2004          
head of Department of English and American Studies (former Language Department), Faculty of Arts and philosophy, University of Pardubice
 
November 2004 - now
Vice-Dean, Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, University of Pardubice
 
 
Publications / publikace:
ČÁŇOVÁ, Š. Using Computers in Foreign Language Teaching. In POLÁČKOVÁ, V. a kol. Studijní texty I pro učitelství cizích jazyků na základní škole. Pardubice: University of Pardubice, 1998. pp. 97-103.
 
ČÁŇOVÁ, Š. English Word Order – Czech Case: a Signal of the Degree of Control over an Action. In Scientific Papers of the University of Pardubice, Series C, No. 5, 1999. pp. 7-22. ISBN 80-7194-225-1. ISSN 1211-6629.
 
ČÁŇOVÁ, Š. Some Aspects of Evaluation of C&IT Effectiveness in ELT. In Multimedia in Language Learning and Teaching Proceedings. Thessaloniki: University of Macedonia, 2000.
 
ČÁŇOVÁ, Š. Multimedia in Language Learning and Teaching. In Syllabus Development Based on Research and Experience Conference Proceedings, Liberec: TU Liberec, 2000. pp. 47-53. ISBN 80-7083-438-2.
 
ČÁŇOVÁ, Š. Challenges imposed by ICT on English learning / teaching to any target audience. In PRESETT Research and Development Projects and Conference Attendance. Prague: British Council Prague, 2000. pp.11-12
 
ČÁŇOVÁ, Š. Review of Evaluation Cookbook, Editor Jen Harvey, Learning Technology Dissemination Initiative, Institute for Computer Based Learning, Herriot-Watt University, Edinburgh 1998, 88 pp. In Scientific Papers of the University of Pardubice, Series C, No. 6, 2000 pp. 335-336. ISBN 80-7194-341-X. ISSN 1213-3485.
 
ČÁŇOVÁ, Š. Selected Chapters from English Grammar - part II. Pardubice: University of Pardubice, 2001. 80 pp. ISBN 80-7194-234-0.
 
ČÁŇOVÁ, Š. Several questions on linguistic competencies. In PODRÁPSKÁ, K.; BALOGHOVÁ, M. (Eds.) Profil učitele cizího jazyka. Liberec: Faculty of Education, Technical University in Liberec, 2001. pp. 64-67. ISBN 80-7083-506-0.
 
ČÁŇOVÁ, Š. CALL – Potential Directions of Development. In PÍŠOVÁ, M., ČÁŇOVÁ, Š., ČERNÁ, M. (eds.) Promoting Reflection. Personal Theories in Teaching / Learning English as a Foreign Language – Conference Proceedings, Pardubice: University of Pardubice, 2001. pp. 45-50. ISBN 80-7194-379-7.
 
PÍŠOVÁ, M., ČÁŇOVÁ, Š., ČERNÁ, M. (eds.) Promoting Reflection. Personal Theories in Teaching / Learning English as a Foreign Language – Conference Proceedings, Pardubice: University of Pardubice, 2001. 86 pp. ISBN 80-7194-379-7.
 
BRABS, P., ČÁŇOVÁ, Š., ROSS, B., ŠIGUTOVÁ, M. The British Council ICT for ELT Initiative in the Czech Republic Study. 2001. 105 pp.
http://www.volny.cz/brabbs/ictinitexecsum.htm
 
ČÁŇOVÁ, Š. Some Comments on Linguistic Schools and their Approach to Language Acquisition. In BUBÍKOVÁ, Š.; KAYLOR, M. (Eds.) Precursors, Predecessors, Precedents: The Continuing Influence of the 19th Century on Modern Texts and Contexts. Pardubice: University of Pardubice, 2002. pp. 53-57. ISBN 80-7194-426-2.
 
PÍŠOVÁ, M., ČÁŇOVÁ, Š. Wh-Questions of Teacher Evaluation. In BOUZIANE, A. (ed.) Enhancing ELT Quality through Evaluation and Information Technologies, Proceedings of 22nd MATE Annual Conference.  Rabat: MATE  Morocco, 2003. pp. 26-42.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. Positions of One-Word Adverbials; Placement of Verb Phrase Modifiers in the Perspective of Second Language Acquisition. Pardubice: University of Pardubice, 2004. 190 pp. ISBN 80-7194-704-0.    
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. (ed.) Learning Together – Proceedings of 4th International and 8th National ATECR Conference. Pardubice: University of Pardubice, 2004. 235 pp. ISBN 80-7194-724-5.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. Corpus-based activities in language learning. In HANUŠOVÁ S., NAJVAR, P., PODROUŽKOVÁ, L., VÁŇOVÁ T., VOJTKOVÁ, N. (eds.) ELT Signposts 2005. 7th National and International MSATE Conference, Brno: PedF MUNI, 2005. pp. 132-137, ISBN 80-210-3760-1.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. Concordancing for language development In Lingua Summit 2005 International Conference Proceedings, Trenčín: Trenčianska univerzita Alexandra Dubčeka v Trenčíně, 2005. pp. 91-94, ISBN 80-8075-102-1.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. ATECR is still TESOL affiliate and MITESOL partner. In ATE NEWSLETTER, Journal of English Language Teaching. Vol. 17, No. 2. Prague, 2006. pp. 11-13, ISSN 1210-0196.
 
PÍŠOVÁ, M., JEŽKOVÁ, Š. Development Through Self-Evaluation. In What next? Trends, Traditionen und Entwicklungen in der LehrerInnen-Ausbildung. Trends, Traditions and Developments in Teacher Education. Wien, 2007. pp. 177-200, ISBN 978-3-900 799-73-1.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. Aspects of Teaching English. In ATE NEWSLETTER, Journal of English Language Teaching. Vol. 18, No. 2. Prague, 2007. pp. 13-18, ISSN 1210-0196.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. Using corpora for teaching English subordinate clauses. In BETÁKOVÁ, L., KOY, Ch. English for Life, South Bohemian Anglo-American Studies 3. 2009. České Budějovice: Jihočeská univerzita, 2009. pp. 76-80, ISBN 978-80-7394-188-8.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. Complexity of Expression in Students’ On-line Chat Contributions. In TRUŠNÍK, R., NEMČOKOVÁ, K., BELL, G. J. Theories and Practice – Zlín Proceedings in Humanities, Volume 2. Zlín: Tomáš Baťa University in Zlín, 2011. pp. 121-126, ISBN 978-80-7454-089-9.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. Computer Mediated Discourse and Turn Taking Strategies. Discourse and Interaction, Volume 4, Issue 2, 2011, Brno, 19-30, ISSN 1802-9930. doi 10.5817/DI2011-2-19
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. Syntactic Deviations and Mistakes in Learners’ Spoken English Language. In TRUŠNÍK, R., NEMČOKOVÁ, K., BELL, G. J. Theories and Practices – Zlín Proceedings in Humanities, Volume 3. Zlín: Tomáš Baťa University in Zlín, 2012. pp. 223-232, ISBN 978-80-7454-191-9.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. Corpora, Concordancers and Dictionaries: Sources of Linguistic Information. In VÁLKOVÁ, S. (ed.) New Trends in Educating Future Teachers of English VII – Conference Proceedings, Faculty of Education, Palacký University, Olomouc, 2012. pp. 35-38. ISBN 978-80-244-3184-0.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š., URBANOVÁ, Z. Verb Forms in Learners’ Spoken English Language. In PODROUŽKOVÁ, L., VOJTKOVÁ, N. (eds.) ELT SIGNPOSTS 2011 – Selected papers, Faculty of Education, Masaryk University, Brno, 2012. pp. 28-37. ISBN 978-80-210-6043-2.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. Expressing Support and Encouragement in Online Discussions. In BELL, G. J., NEMČOKOVÁ, K., WÓJCIK, B. From theory to Practice 2012 – Zlín Proceedings in Humanities, Volume 4. Zlín: Tomáš Baťa University in Zlín, 2013. pp. 73-82, ISBN 978-80-7454-276-3.
 
ČERNÁ, M., IVANOVÁ, J., JEŽKOVÁ, Š. (eds.) Learner Corpora and English Acquisition. A Collection of Studies. Pardubice: Univerzita Pardubice, 2015. 227 pp. ISBN 978-80-7395-946-3.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. (2015). Hesitation in learners’ dialogues: distribution of individual means. In ČERNÁ, M., IVANOVÁ, J. JEŽKOVÁ, Š. (eds.) Learner Corpora and English Acquisition. Pardubice: University of Pardubice, 2015. pp. 47-55, ISBN 978-80-7395-946-3.
 
HORNOVÁ, L., & JEŽKOVÁ, Š. An Introduction to English Syntax. Pardubice: University of Pardubice, 2015. ISBN 978-80-7395-884-8.
 
 
Conference talks and presentations / vystoupení na konferencích:
International conferences / mezinárodní konference:
ČÁŇOVÁ, Š. Is it possible to evaluate ICT in ELT?
ESP and ICT Conference, University of Macedonia, Greece, 22-23 September 2000.
 
ČÁŇOVÁ, Š. CALL – Potential Directions of Development.
Promoting Reflection: Personal Theories in Teaching/Learning English as a Foreign Language Conference, University of Pardubice, 2-3 February 2001.
 
ČÁŇOVÁ, Š. English Language Teaching Contacts Scheme.
The Language Friendly School, The British Council Italy Annual National Conference for Teachers of English. Lido di Venezia, Italy, 15-17 March 2001.
 
ČÁŇOVÁ, Š. Evaluation of C&IT Effectiveness in ELT.
Teaching English Across Europe, 5th National and International MSATE Conference, Zlín, 7-9 September 2001.
 
PÍŠOVÁ, M., ČÁŇOVÁ, Š. Wh-Questions of Teacher Evaluation.
MATE 22nd Annual Conference: Enhancing ELT Quality through Evaluation and Information Technologies. M´diq, Morocco, 8 – 12 April 2002.
 
PÍŠOVÁ ,M., ČÁŇOVÁ, Š. Evaluation through (Self)Development.
Vienna Conference on Teacher Education and Development: “What´s … old, new, next? Trends, traditions & developments“, Verband Wiener Volksbildung, Vinna, Austria in collaboration with IATEFL Teacher Trainers and Educators SIG, Vienna, Austria, 5-7 December 2002.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. Concordancing for textbook evaluation.
EUROCALL 2003 – New Literacies in Language Learning and Teaching, University of Limerick, Ireland, 3-6 September 2003.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. Course of Concordancing for ELT in Pre-service Training.
TESOL Greece MM/CALL SIG Mini-convention, Athens, Greece, 30 November 2003.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. Concordancing for Beginners.
12th - HUPE - IATEFL - TESOL – Conference, Pula, Croatia, 22-25 April 2004.        
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. Authoring Tools for On-line Multimedia Exercises.
LEARNING TOGETHER – 4th International and 8th National ATECR Conference, Pardubice, 10-12 September 2004. 
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. Corpus-Based Activities in Language Learning.
ELT SIGNPOSTS 2005 – 7th National and International Conference of MSATE, Masaryk University Brno, 9-11 September 2005.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. Concordancing for language development.
Lingua Summit 2005 International Conference, Trenčianska univerzita Alexandra Dubčeka v Trenčíně, 22-23 September 2005.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. What can we find in a corpus?
15th  National  BETA Conference, University of Plovdiv, Bulgaria, 13-14 May 2006.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. ELT Study Programme Enhanced by ICT.
EUROCALL 2006 – „Integrating CALL into Study Programmes“. The Faculty of Sciences, University of Granada, Spain, 4-7 September 2006.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. Benefits of Data-driven Language Learning.
WAYS TO TEACHING AND LEARNING, 5th International and 9th National ATECR Conference. Hradec Králové, 8-10 September, 2006.
 
ČERNÁ, M., JEŽKOVÁ, Š. Some experience with creating blended courses.
BACK TO COMENIUS. 8th National and International Conference of the Moravian and Silesian Association of Teachers of English, Přerov, 7-9 September 2007.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. Corpora as a Source of Materials for Practising English Syntax in Pre-Service EFL Training.
EUROCALL 2008 – CALL: New competencies and social spaces, Székesfehérvár, Hungary, 3-6 September 2008.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. Creating supportive practice materials for the course of English syntax.
ENGLISH FOR LIFE. 6th International Conference of Association of Teachers of English of the Czech Republic, České Budějovice, 12-14 September 2008.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. Students' language of on-line discussion forum in university courses.
1st International Anglophone Conference, Pedagogical Faculty UHK, Hradec Králové, 2-3 April 2009.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. Ways of Interaction and the Language of Asynchronous Chat Forum.
EUROCALL 2009 – New trends in CALL: working together, Gandia, Spain, 9-12 September 2009.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. How to avoid English sentences which can puzzle others.
17th IATEFL Slovenia Conference – Coping with generation Z, Topolšica, Slovenia, 11-14 March 2010.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. Complexity of expression in students' on-line chat contributions.
Theories and Practice – Second Annual International Conference in English and American Studies, Faculty of Humanities, Tomáš Baťa University, Zlín, 7-8 September 2010.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. Ways of building sentences in English and Czech.
ELT: SHARING IDEAS AND EXPERIENCE – 7th  International and 11th National ATECR Conference, Faculty of Education, J. E. Purkyně University, Ústí nad Labem, 10-12 September 2010.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. Turn taking devices in on-line asynchronous communication.
Interpretation of Meaning in Spoken and Written Discourse – Fourth Brno Conference on Linguistics Studies in English, Faculty of Education, Masaryk University, Brno, 16-17 September 2010.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. Structural Deviations and Syntactic Mistakes in Learners’ Spoken English language.
Theories and Practices – Third International Conference on Anglophone Studies, Faculty of Humanities, Tomáš Baťa University, Zlín, 7-8 September 2011.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š, URBANOVÁ, Z. Did you learn, have you learned or were you learning?
ELT Signposts – 10th National and International Conference of the Moravian and Silesian Association of Teachers of English, Faculty of Education, Masaryk University, Brno, 9-11 September 2011.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. Expressing Support and Encouragement in On-line Discussions.
From Theories to Practice – Fourth International Conference on Anglophone Studies, Faculty of Humanities, Tomáš Baťa University, Zlín, 5-6 September 2012.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. Response Forms and Hesitators in Students’ Interviews.
SILSE 2012. Third International Conference of English and American Studies, Faculty of Philosophy and Science, Silesian University in Opava, Opava, 13-14 September 2012.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. I can’t hear my own mistakes.
New Ways to Teaching and Learning. Eighth International and Twelfth National ATECR Conference, Faculty of Education, University of Hradec Králové, Hradec Králové, 14-15 September 2012.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. Repetition as a Means of Pause Filling in Conversation.
English as the Lingua Franca of the Modern World: New Challenges for Academia. Fifth Brno Conference on Linguistic Studies in English, Faculty of Education, Masaryk University, Brno, 17-18 September 2012.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. Discourse features of spoken learners’ language: preparatory stage of a research project.
From Theory to Practice – Fifth International Conference on Anglophone Studies, Faculty of Humanities, Tomáš Baťa University, Zlín, 5-6 September 2013.
 
HORNOVÁ, L., ČERNÁ, M., JEŽKOVÁ, Š., URBANOVÁ, Z. Do teachers benefit from academic research?
11th International and National Conference of the Moravian and Silesian Association of Teachers of English: Traditions and Innovations, Olomouc, 13-14 September 2013.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. Learners’ spoken English: Expressions of hesitation in students’ dialogues.
4th International Conference on Foreign language Teaching and Applied Linguistics, International Burch University. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 9-10 May 2014.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. Learner corpus of spoken English: analysis of Czech university students’ performances.
ICSE2014 – International Conference on Spoken English: Descriptive and Applied Perspectives. Santiago de Compostela, Spain, 4-6 June 2014.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. Selected syntactic features of the Czech learner corpus of spoken English.
11th Teaching and Language Corpora Conference. Lancaster University, United Kingdom, 20-23 July 2014.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. Corpus of university students’ interviews. 12th ESSE Conference. Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice, Slovakia, 29 August - 2 September 2014.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. Means of backchannelling in L2 spoken discourse.
From Theory to Practice – Sixth International Conference on Anglophone Studies, Faculty of Humanities, Tomáš Baťa University, Zlín, 4-5 September 2014.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. The use of response elicitors in learner conversation.
Sixth Brno Conference on Linguistics Studies in English: Communication across Genres and Discourses, Faculty of Education, Masaryk University, Brno, 11-12 September 2014.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. Designing, compiling and analyzing learner corpus.
In/Outside the frame. 12th International Cultural Studies Conference & 1st International Conference on Linguistics and Teaching/Learning English. Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, University of Pardubice, Pardubice, 20-21 October, 2014.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. Types of syntactic non-clausal units in the Czech learner corpus of spoken English.
Creating, Shaping, Signifying: 10th Brno International Conference of English, American and Canadian Studies. Masaryk University and the Czech Association for the Study of English, Brno, Czech Republic, 5-7 February 2015.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. Ways of building relationships in learner spoken corpus. GlobE 2015 Conference: Talking ‘Discourse’ in European Linguistics: Past, Present and Future. University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland, 14-16 May, 2015.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. Hesitation in learners’ dialogues: distribution of individual means.
English Acquisition and Corpora Building: international conference. Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, University of Pardubice, Pardubice, Czech Republic, 4 June, 2015.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. Use of discourse management devices in learner dialogues.
LCR 2015: Third Learner Corpus Research Conference. Radboud University, Cuijk/Nijmegen, the Netherlands, 11-13 September, 2015.
 
 
 
National conferences / národní konference:
ČÁŇOVÁ, Š. Multimedia in Language Learning and Teaching.
Syllabus Development Based on Research and Experience. Conference of PRESETT English Departments English Department of the Pedagogical Faculty of the Technical University in Liberec, 12 – 13 May 2000.
 
ČÁŇOVÁ, Š. Lingvistické kompetence absolventů oboru učitelství anglického jazyka.
Konference Profil absolventa pedagogické fakulty – učitel cizího jazyka, Pedagogická fakulta, Technická univerzita Liberec, 28 – 29 June 2001.
 
ČÁŇOVÁ, Š.  Linguistic Schools and their Approach to Language Acquisition
Precursors, Predecessors, Precedents: The Continuing Influence of the 19th Century on Modern Texts and Contexts – Conference, University of Pardubice, 22 – 23 October 2001.
 
ČÁŇOVÁ, Š. The linguistic module in EFL pre-service training.
Conference - Modely studijních programů přípravy učitelů cizích jazyků pro základní školy, Palacký University Olomouc, 29 November 2002.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. Free Authoring Software for Beginners.
V. Conference of English Teachers, Zlín, 4 November 2004.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. New ways of language discovery through authentic data.
VI. Conference of English Teachers, NIDV Zlín,10 November 2005.
 
ČERNÁ, M., JEŽKOVÁ, Š.. REIMANNOVÁ, I. To Blend or not to Blend ... that is the Question. Relevance of Blended Learning for Full-time Study Programmes.
New Trends in Educating Future Teachers IV, Pedagogical Faculty UP Olomouc, 14 October 2008.
 
JEŽKOVÁ, Š. System of Teacher Training Programmes: 3-year Bc. + 2-year Mgr. or back to 5-year Mgr.?  - plenary discussion, New trends in educating future teachers of English VIII, Faculty of Education, Olomouc, 20 November 2012.
 
 
 
Study and lecture visits / studijní a přednáškové pobyty:
18 January – 5 February 1993: Czech and Slovak Teacher Trainers’ Course, Morey House, Herriot-Watt University  Edinburgh, U.K.
 
February – June 1994: English for Specific Purposes Teacher Training Course, Czechoslovak Management Center, Čelákovice, C.R.
 
22 August – 2 September 1994: Central European Summer School in Generative Syntax, Palacký University Olomouc, C.R.
 
25 February – 15 May 1995: Visiting scholar at the Department of Learning and Teaching, Graduate School of Education, Rutgers University, New Jersey, U.S.A.
 
29 November – 3 December 1995: ESP Teacher Training Course in Business English, Czech Management Center Čelákovice, C.R.
 
1 – 19 July 1996: British Council International Seminar: Video, Audio and Computers in the Teaching of English, University of Brighton, U.K.
 
23 – 28 June 1997: Council of Europe Seminar: Introduction to language policy: methods of analysis, evaluation, fields of intervention, European Centre for Modern Languages Graz, Austria.
 
1 – 6 September 1997: Council of Europe Seminar: From the authentic video document to multimedia hypertext. How to design and use specific pedagogical materials for language teaching and learning, European Centre for Modern Languages Graz, Austria.
 
24 – 28 February 1998: Council of Europe Seminar: The Internet as a communication tool in the modern language classroom: developing strategies for effective implementation of the Internet as a communication and information tool, European Centre for Modern Languages Graz, Austria.
 
24 November 1999: Evaluation of Learning Technology 1999 Conference, The Learning Centre, University of North London, U.K.
 
20 – 24 March 2000: Data Driven Learning for ELT, Workshop at The Pedagogical Faculty of J. E. Purkyně University, C.R.
 
2 – 7 April 2001: ICT in Education, Arion Study Visit, Direccao Regional de Educacao do Norte, Porto, Portugal.
 
30 October – 5 November 2002: study visit, University of Birmingham, University of Liverpool, U.K.
 
22 – 23 November 2002: Beyond Words, TESOL Italy National Convention, Rome, Italy.
 
9 – 16 February 2003: Multimedia in foreign language teaching, Socrates Comenius Course NL-032-2002, EuroSchool Talenacademie Maastricht, Netherlands.
 
12 – 15 May 2003: visiting teacher under Socrates–Erasmus Programme, Universiteit van Amsterdam, EFA Amsterdam, Faculteit Educatie Hogeshool van Arnhem en Nijmegen, Netherlands.
 
3 – 10 December 2004: visiting teacher under Socrates–Erasmus Programme, Universidade da Madeira, Portugal.
 
10 – 14 October 2005: The Learning Object planning in a Blended E-Learning Environment. Arion Study Visit, Uni.Versus - Consorzio Universitario per la Formazione e l'Innovazione Training and Innovation University Consortium, Bari, Italy.
 
21 – 25 November 2005: visiting teacher under Socrates–Erasmus Programme, Filozofska fakulteta, Univerza v Ljubljani, Slovenia.
 
29 November 2005: New Trends in Educating Future Teachers of English, Conference. Faculty of Education, Palacký University Olomouc, C.R.
 
14 – 19 February 2006: preparatory visit for Comenius 2 project, Institut Universitaire de Formation des Maitres Nimes, France.
 
15 – 18 March 2006: The 40th Annual TESOL Convention – DARING TO LEAD, Tampa, Florida, U.S.A.
 
14 – 25 August 2006: Course: Educational Management: Skills and Approaches, International House, London, U.K.
 
5 – 12 October 2006: Course: Preparation of full proposal and management of European Education Projects, Intercollege Nicosia, Cyprus.
 
29 April – 7 May 2007: E-learning: Learning for the Future – visiting teacher under Socrates–Erasmus Programme, Universidade da Madeira, Portugal,
 
9 – 20 July 2007: Aspects of Teaching and Learning English, Course for teachers of English, The English Language Centre, Brighton, U.K.
 
23 – 28 October 2007: preparatory visit LLP – Erasmus, Daugavpils Universitātes, Latvia.
 
27 April – 4 May 2008: visiting teacher under LLP – Erasmus Programme, Kaunas College Kedainiai Jonusas Radvila Study Centre, Kedainiai, Lithuania.
 
17 – 24 May 2008: visiting teacher under LLP – Erasmus Programme, Anadolu University, Faculty of Education, Eskişehir, Turkey.
 
3 – 10 May 2009: visiting teacher under LLP – Erasmus Programme, Universidad Pablo de Olavide, de Sevilla, Spain.
 
22 – 29 September 2009: visiting teacher under LLP – Erasmus Programme, Marmara Universitesi, Istanbul, Turkey.
 
8 – 16 May 2010: How to benefit from ICT in learning and teaching. Arion Study Visit, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey.
 
20 – 26 September 2010: visiting teacher under LLP – Erasmus Programme, Universidad del País Vasco, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain.
 
18 – 25 September 2011: visiting teacher under LLP – Erasmus Programme, Orebro University, School of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences, Orebro, Sweden.
 
22 – 29 September 2012: visiting teacher under LLP – Erasmus Programme, University of Valencia, Department of English and German, Valencia, Spain.
 
21 – 27 April 2013: Language learning spaces: diversity and transversality. Arion Study Visit, Generalitat de Catalunya, Department d´Ensenyament, Barcelona, Spain.
 
15 – 22 September 2013: visiting teacher under LLP – Erasmus Programme, University of Tartu, Department of English Language and Literature, Tartu, Estonia.
 
 
 
Projects and grants / projekty a grantové úkoly:
Využití interaktivních multimediálních systémů pro studium a výuku cizích jazyků (projekt FRVŠ 1999) – řešitel
 
British Council Czech Republic’s ICT Initiative and Regional ICT Pilot Project (prosinec 2000 - červen 2001) – členka výzkumného týmu
 
Rozšiřující studium učitelství anglického jazyka (projekt v rámci Programu podpory rozvoje učitelských vzdělávacích programů a jiných vzdělávacích aktivit MŠMT ČR, 2002) – řešitel
 
Anglický jazyk pro hospodářskou praxi (projekt v rámci Programu podpory rozvoje učitelských vzdělávacích programů a jiných vzdělávacích aktivit MŠMT ČR, 2002) – řešitel
 
ICT pro filologické a humanitní obory (projekt v rámci Programu podpory rozvoje učitelských vzdělávacích programů a jiných vzdělávacích aktivit MŠMT ČR, 2002) – řešitel
 
Příprava kurzu „Concordancing for English Language Learning“ (projekt FRVŠ 2048/2002) – řešitel
 
Anglický jazyk pro hospodářskou praxi (projekt v rámci Programu na podporu a rozvoj vzdělávací činnosti veřejných vysokých škol MŠMT ČR, 2003) – řešitel
 
Internet pro výuku anglického jazyka (projekt v rámci Programu na podporu a rozvoj vzdělávací činnosti veřejných vysokých škol MŠMT ČR, 2003) – řešitel
 
Počítačová učebna pro studenty Fakulty humanitních studií (projekt FRVŠ 197/2003) – spoluřešitel
 
Anglický jazyk pro hospodářskou praxi (projekt v rámci Programu na podporu a rozvoj vzdělávací činnosti veřejných vysokých škol MŠMT ČR, 2004) – řešitel
 
Vybudování počítačové učebny pro filologické obory a samostudium jazyků (projekt FRVŠ 1352/2005) – řešitel
 
Inovace předmětu Syntax anglického jazyka zařazením korpusové lingvistiky (projekt FRVŠ 2205/2006) – řešitel
 
Inovace a rozšíření činnosti Informačního a poradenského centra FF (projekt FRVŠ 763/2007) – spoluřešitel
 
Multimediální opora kursu Příprava na klinický rok (projekt FRVŠ 1659/2007) – spoluřešitel
 
Interaktivní cvičebnice anglické syntaxe (projekt FRVŠ 118/2008) – řešitel
 
Inovace předmětu Multimedia pro učitele (projekt FRVŠ 1617/2009) – řešitel
 
Vybavení učeben pro jazykovou přípravu studentů Fakulty filozofické a rozvoj jejich prezentačních dovedností (projekt FRVŠ 608/2012) – řešitel
 
Aspects of English Language Acquisition of Czech Students on the Onset of Teacher Education (projekt GAČR 13-25982S), 2013 – 2015, spoluřešitel
 
Integrace a inovace výuky v rámci studijních programů na Univerzitě Pardubice (CZ.1.07/2.2.00/28.0272), 2013 – 2015, vedoucí klíčové aktivity 01, fakultní koordinátor
 
Inovace předmětů lingvistického modulu (IRS2015/058), 2015, Interní rozvojová soutěž, Ministerstvo školství, mládeže a tělovýchovy, řešitel
 
 
Other professional activities / další odborná činnost
1995 – 2000: member of the Scientific Board of the Institute of Languages and Humanities, University of Pardubice
1996 – 2004: external evaluator of the Czech School Inspection
2001 – 2004: member of the editorial board Faculty of Humanities, University of Pardubice
2002 – 2009: member of the editorial board MATE, Morocco
2004 – 2008: president of the Association of Teachers of English of the Czech Republic
2005 – now: member of the Scientific Board of the Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, University of Pardubice
2008 – 2012: member of the Executive Committee of the Association of Teachers of English of the Czech Republic