Episode 38 - Monica Chavez profile

Dr Monica Chavez: Building communities of practice for educational development

Dr Monica Chavez is an Educational Developer at the Centre for Innovation in Education. She has a PhD in applied linguistics from the School of English in the field of scientific writing across cultures and the inequalities of academic writing across the social sciences. Monica has taught internationally in Mexico and Hong Kong. She won a University of Liverpool Learning & Teaching Fellowship due to her contributions to support teaching and learning with her 'champions model'. Her interests include communities of practice for education, decolonising the curriculum and digital storytelling as an assessment. See Monica's full profile here.

In this podcast we hear about the model for building communities of practice that Monica has developed and how this model took off to support colleagues to work with Microsoft Teams during the pandemic.  

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