Teri McCarthy earned her PhD in second language acquisition from the University of Kansas, USA. She has taught both English and education in China, Russia, Afghanistan and most recently here in Lithuania. Her areas of interest are in English as a global language, education for the whole person, and the impact of English on the formal structures of education in non-native speaking countries. She and her husband Daryl have lived in Lithuania since 2010. Her recent book, Teaching in a Distant Classroom, co-authored with Michael Romanowski was highlighted as one of the most notable books of 2010 by World Magazine.
The first lecture "Your Actions Speak Louder Than Your Words: Significant Aspects of Non-Verbal Communication" took place on March 22.
The second lecture "Why English-Language Learning is Always a Student-Centered Activity" took place on April 19.
The third lecture "Pedagogy of the Depressed: Why Excitement in the Classroom is Imperative" took place on May 10.
The fourth lecture "Who's Managing Whom? Classroom Management in Our Changing World" took place on May 24.
October TBA - Men without Chests: Teaching Values in Today's Foreign Language Classrooms