About my work

Dissertation

  • Smuda Đurić, M. (2019). Role of teachers and textbooks in developing reading strategies in the early learning of english as a foreign language.

Certificates

  • Instructional Design - Storyboarding. (July, 2021). LinkedIn Learning.
  • Instructional Design in Corporate Learning and Development. (July, 2021). Udemy
  • Lesson Planning. (July, 2018). i-to-i TEFL
  • GA Level 3 Certificate in TEFL. (June, 2018). i-to-i TEFL
  • Advanced Grammar. (June, 2018). i-to-i TEFL

Chapters

  • Smuda Đurić, M., Šamo, R. “EFL reading in young learners: The teacher’s perspective”. Facing heterogeneity in the young learner foreign language classroom. In: Rokita-Jaśkow, Joanna, Wolanin, Agata (Eds.) Facing Diversity in Child Foreign Language Education. Springer.

Papers

  • Smuda Đurić, M. (2018). Types of Reading Tasks in Materials for Early Foreign Language Learning. Croatian Journal of Education, 20 (Sp.Ed.2), 259-286. https://doi.org/10.15516/cje.v20i0.2895
  • Smuda, M. (2008). Teaching Methods, Types of Classroom Interaction and Media in Foreign Language Classes. In: Cindrić, M., Domović, V., Matijević, M. (eds.) Pedagogija i društvo znanja, 351-360. Zagreb: Učiteljski fakultet Sveučilišta u Zagrebu.

Learning materials

  • Smuda Đurić, M. (2014). New Building Bridges 8, radna bilježnica za pomoć u učenju engleskog jezika za 8. razred osnovne škole, 8.godina učenja / Zidanić Odak, M., Blagaić Kišiček, M., Šavrljuga, M. (eds.). Zagreb: Profil International, d.o.o.
  • Pavlek, B., Smuda Đurić, M. (2014). New Building Blocks 4, radna bilježnica za pomoć u učenju engleskog jezika za 4.razred osnovne škole, 4.godina učenja / Blagaić Kišiček, M., Šavrljuga, M. (eds.). Zagreb: Profil International, d.o.o.
  • Brezigar, B., Zupanić, J., Smuda Đurić, M. (2010). Znam za više 5 engleski; zbirka zadataka za peti razred osnovne škole. Zagreb: Profil Klett.

Presentations and workshops

  • To be held in September 2021 Smuda Đurić, M. “Attitudes towards L2 and L3: a case-study of multilingual twins”. Poster presentation at: The 12th International Conference on Third Language Acquisition and Multilingualism. IAM L3 Conference, Zagreb.

  • To be held in August 2021 Šamo, R. & Smuda Đurić, M. “EFL reading strategies in the Croatian teaching context”. AILA 2020. ReN: Symposium on Early Language Learning. Groningen.

  • December 15, 2019 Smuda Đurić, M. & Wünsch, A. „Importance of input language in language preference during role- play: a case study of multilingual twins”. Multilingual and Multicultural Learning: Policies and Practices. Charles University, Faculty of Arts. Prague.

  • September 2019 Smuda Đurić, M. & Šamo. R. “EFL reading in young learners: The teacher’s perspective”. 2nd international conference Child Foreign/Second Language Learning (CFSLL): Facing heterogeneity in the young learner classroom. Institute of Foreign Languages, Pedagogical University of Cracow. Cracow, Poland.

  • June 2019 Smuda Đurić, M. „Beyond reading- Workshops zum Thema frühkindliche Bildung und Leseförderung”. Mehrsprachigkeit in Wissenschaft und Praxis: Aktuelle Forschungsprojekte und Inspirationen für mehrsprachige Erziehung & Bildung. IFM, LMU, Munich.

  • June 2019 Smuda Đurić, M. „Multilingual education and upbringing- seminar for parents”. Mehrsprachigkeit in Wissenschaft und Praxis: Aktuelle Forschungsprojekte und Inspirationen für mehrsprachige Erziehung & Bildung. IFM, LMU, Munich.

  • November 2012 Smuda Đurić, M. “eTwinning in theory and practice”. Professional EFL teachers council. Matija Gubec, elementary school. Zagreb, Croatia.

  • November 13 and 14, 2008 Smuda, M. “Types of Reading Tasks in Materials for Early Foreign Language Learning”. 2nd Scientific research symposium: Pedagogy and the Knowledge Society. Zadar, Croatia.