From January 2021 Giedre Straksiene, PhD, is a postdoctoral researcher in the Global Science Opera, in the context of HVL’s University project. She came from Center for Studies of Social Changes (Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities) at Klaipeda University (Lithuania). Her main research area focuses on development of communicative competence; various teaching/learning drama methods which are applicable in development of communicative competence; aspects between information visualization and communication, and relationships of this phenomena for contemporary art-science context.
She also has over 10 years of experience as a drama teacher. “Working with students, my priority is to involve them into creative learning process, reaching to improve their knowledges and skills. It is important to allow students purposefully go through the creative process within certain specific tasks”.
Giedre is a wonderful and strengthening addition to the GSO-team, and we are so glad to have you with us!