LONTOC, Gina M.

LONTOC, Gina M.

Academic Qualifications

Research Highlights

Research Interests

Academic Qualifications

Degrees

  • Doctor of Philosophy (University of East Anglia – Norwich, United Kingdom), 2015
  • Master of Arts in English Language and Literature Teaching (Ateneo de Manila University – Quezon City, Philippines), 2007
  • Bachelor of Secondary Education, major in English (Saint Bridget’s College – Batangas City, Batangas, Philippines), 1999

Eligibility

  • Licensure Examinations for Teachers Passer

Research Highlights

  • Family literacy and sustainable development: how can we build on indigenous intergenerational learning?

    Funder: GCRF- Rapid Response, University of East Anglia, UK

    Role: Country Project Lead

  • e-thnography: Exploring the potentials of family literacy and virtual ethnography in achieving food security through  sustainable organic agricultural practices

    Funder: Global Response Translation Award, University of East Anglia, UK

    Role: Country Project Lead

  • Democracy: An educational urgency in multicultural and multi-religious contexts

    Funder: Gravissimum Educationis Foundation, Vatican

    Role: Project Team Member

Research Interests

  • English as a Second Language (ESL) writing and identity
  • Adult literacy
  • Visual participatory methods
  • Gender mainstreaming
  • Sustainable livelihood and indigenous peoples’ education and community participation

Courses Handled

Major Recognitions

Professional Activities

Courses Handled

Undergraduate Level

  • Purposive Communication
  • English in Multicultural Settings
  • Academic Writing Skills
  • Oral Communication in Context
  • Reading and Thinking Skills
  • Hospitality Research

Major Recognitions

  • Recipient, British Association for International and Comparative Education (BAICE) Travel Grant 2017, 14th UKFIET International Conference, Oxford University, United Kingdom, September 5-7, 2017
  • Recipient, Postdoctoral Bid Writing Award 2015, University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom
  • Recipient, Public’s Favourite Poster Award, UEA Postgraduate Research Showcase 2012, The Forum, City Centre, Norwich, United Kingdom June 2012

Professional Activities

  • Visiting FellowUniversity of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom
  • Journal ReviewerUniversal Journal of Educational Research, Horizon Research Publishing (ISSN 2332-3213)
  • Active MemberLiteracy and Development Working Group, University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom
  • Lifetime MemberLinguistic Society of the Philippines
  • Consultant for Research and DevelopmentMother Ignacia National Social Apostolate Center – Cebu City

Selected Publications

  • Lontoc, G. (Under Review) . Discourses and identities in formal schooling of sea nomads in Philippine urban settings: Exploring the self using visual participatory methods. International Journal of English and Education
  • Lontoc, G. (2021). Negotiating indigenous identities within mainstream community livelihoods: Stories of Aeta women in the Philippines. In S. Aikman & A. Robinson-Pant (eds.), Indigenous Women and Adult Learning, (pp.118-135), London, United Kingdom: Routledge.
  • Lontoc, G. (2020). Negotiating indigenous identities within mainstream community livelihoods: Stories of Aeta women in the Philippines. Studies in the Education of Adults, 52(2), 157-174, DOI: 10.1080/02660830.2020.1763099 [indexed in Scopus and Clarivate Analytics – Emerging Sources Citation Index]
  • Lontoc, G, (2017). “Transcribing language, translating culture?: Transcription convention and issues on translation in educational research”. in Robinson-Pant, A. & A. Wolf. The Routledge Guide to Researching Across Languages and Cultures: Doing research inter-culturally. London: Routledge
  • Lontoc, G. (2016). Bridging the Gap Project final report. [Online] Available from: http://baice.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/FINAL_Bridging-the-Gap-Final-Report_February-2016-2.pdf
  • Lontoc, G. (2014). Transcribing, translating and (re)constructing identities: the great cultural divide between us and them. CARE Working Paper (1) pp. 35-46, University of East Anglia
  • Lontoc, G. (2010). How teaching reading practices address the reading comprehension difficulties of selected high school freshmen – A case study. Far Eastern University English & Literature Journal. 2 (1): 26-4. Available at: www.ejournals.ph

Latest Paper Presentations

  • Discourses and identities in formal schooling of sea nomads in Philippine urban settings: Exploring the self using visual participatory methods. 2nd International Conference on Transformative Education Research and
  • Sustainable Development (TERSD), School of Education, Kathmandu University, Nepal, October 6-8, 2018
  • Aeta women and their negotiation of identities in livelihood activities. World Education Research Association 2019: Focal Meeting in Tokyo, University of Tokyo & Gakushuin University, Tokyo, Japan, August 5-8, 2019
  • Thinking beyond ‘inclusive’ education system: Exploring the role of diverse actors in facilitating learning for sustainable development. UKFIET 2019 Conference on International Education and Development, Examination Schools, Oxford University, United Kingdom, September 17-19, 2019
  • Developing capabilities for sustainable livelihoods. International Literacy Day, University of East Anglia, United Kingdom, September 8, 2017
  • Information literacies for improved rural livelihoods: Sustaining research-based livelihoods of farmer researchers. 2017 UKFIET Conference, University of Oxford, United Kingdom, September 5-7, 2017
  • Bridging the gap: research, policy and practice in women’s literacy. 13th UKFIET International, Conference on Education and Development , University of Oxford, United Kingdom, September 15-17, 2015

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