Benjamin L. Stewart, PhD

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               Experience is not what happens to you. It is what you do with what happens to you. - Aldous Huxley

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My name is Benjamin Stewart and I´m an EFL teacher educator and researcher at the Universidad Autónoma de Aguascalientes in Mexico. My research interests include personal learning networks and teacher professional learning among EFL/ESL educators. I hold a master’s degree in education, curriculum and instruction: technology from Grand Canyon University and a doctoral degree in instructional and curriculum leadership.


I am the proud recipient of the UPE award for August of 2009 and for April of 2013.

EL4C51 - WikiEducator Learning4Content Workshop: "Becoming an Agent of Change through Openness"

I was proud to co-facilitating EL4C51! Why not visit my group's user pages and say hello! to each member!

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A WE Workshop for EFL educators in Aguascalientes, Mexico (August of 2010):

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WE Workshops (eL4C)


Guest book

Please sign the guest book by clicking on the "edit" button in the upper, right-hand corner of this pod!--Benjamin Stewart


Talks, Workshops, & Open Courses

EFL Educator Interview Series


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ELT Rants, Reviews, & Reflections
On tall tales in class
This is how I started class the other day: Hello folks, good morning! I hope everyone is doing well. It’s 9 so let’s get right into it. Today’s start is a bit differen...
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Kudos to KOTESOL
Sometimes I catch a vibe that I’ve developed something of a reputation in certain KOTESOL circles. Perhaps I’m seen as a bit of a thorn in their side. Or an outspoken critic. Or...
— mikecorea 2017-04-20 14:50:05
One bump, two perspectives
I wrote something about “Cultural Bumps” for an online course I’m teaching related to culture. In one course assignment, participants are asked to write about a conflict or misunderstanding t...
— mikecorea 2017-04-16 09:36:02
That one piece of feedback
It has been 159 days since my last blogging. I’m doing fine, thank you. And you? I’ve been busy and doing a lot of work online and the computer and sometimes the last thing I feel like doing is...
— mikecorea 2017-03-22 00:03:06
Guest post on eportfolios
A while back I made the unusual move of tweeting to ask for suggestions about what to blog about:  I am hoping to step up my blogging frequency in the next 20 days. I am accepting topic requests a...
— mikecorea 2016-12-19 00:42:57

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Wiki Syntax Support

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Software Freedom Day

On September 17, 2009, Software Freedom Day, the Open Education Resources Foundation will have an official launch. As part of this launch it will sign the Cape Town Open Education Declaration. It would also like to get as many Wikieducator members as possible to sign up on the same day.

You can read the Cape Town Open Education Declaration here. A fact sheet is available here.


OER Contributions

My OER Contributions: Classes, workshops, etc.

Applied Linguistics | Academic Writing