Rosa Alonso-Perez’s is an active researcher in the field of Audiovisual Translation (AVT). Her research also includes language pedagogy through AVT. She holds a Master’s Degree in Audiovisual Translation (Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona) and in Teaching Foreign Languages (Universidad de Granada). Other research interests include Language Learning Motivation and Intercultural Awareness. Alonso-Perez has successfully managed a short-film subtitling project with level 5 university students learning Spanish that culminates in a Spanish Short Film Festival designed to showcase students’ work to an international audience. The film directors take an active part during the project and participate in Q&A sessions at the Festival, which is held at The Void. The project was awarded the Pedagogic Innovation Fund from the Sheffield Business School in 2015. She has also worked as voice-over and subtitling assistant for a specialist translation company in Sheffield.
- 2015: Masters Degree, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
- 2015: PGC Learning and Teaching In Higher Education, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
- 2010: Teaching foreign languages in Secondary School (PGCE in MFL), Universidad de Granada, Spain
- 2009: English Philology, Universidad de Granada, Spain
- 2015 to date: PhD in Applied Linguistics, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED), Spain
CPD/ Attendance at annual conferences
- 2015: , Higher Education Academy (HEA)
Sheffield Business School
ALONSO-PEREZ, Rosa and SANCHEZ REQUENA, Alicia (2017). Teaching foreign languages through audiovisual translation resources: teachers’ perspectives. Journal of Applied Linguistics and Language Research.
Conference Paper: ALONSO-PEREZ, M. (2015), 'Enhancing student motivation through film subtitling projects'. Paper presented at International Conference "Using Film and Media in the Language Classroom: Reflections on Research-led Teaching, Manchester Metropolitan University
Conference Paper: ALONSO-PEREZ, M. (2015), 'Enhancing student motivation through film subtitling projects'. Paper presented at International Conference on Cultural Transfers in Audiovisual Media: Television and Translation
Conference Paper: ALONSO-PEREZ, M. (2015), 'Enhancing student motivation through film subtitling projects'. Paper presented at Subject Interest Group in Applied Linguistics and Intercultural Communication, Sheffield Business School, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield (UK)
Conference Speaker: ALONSO-PEREZ, R. (2016), 'La subtitulación como herramienta didáctica', in Posibilidades didácticas del uso de la traducción audiovisual en la enseñanza de idiomas, Posibilidades didácticas del uso de la traducción audiovisual en la enseñanza de idiomas
Research funding or grant
- 2016: SBS Pedagogic Innovation Fund, Sheffield Business School, United Kingdom
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