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Dr. Liam Murray


Senior Lecturer in French and Language Technologies in the School of Languages Literature Culture and Communication at the University of Limerick, Ireland and teaches courses on CALL, digital games-based language learning, French civilization and media, cyberculture, e-learning and evaluation at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Areas of research interest include CALL, Games-Based Learning and the application of Social Media and blog writing to second language acquisition. He is the software reviews editor of the international journal ReCALL

Research Interests

Computer-Assisted Language Learning; Blog Writing for Language Learning; Games-Based Language Learning; the evaluation and design of MOOCs; Technology Evaluation and Assessment; French Cinema; Computer Education/ Critical Digital Literacies; Computer Programming Languages Acquisition; E-Learning;

Professional Activities


  • 1999 *, Fellow of The Salzburg American Seminar, Schloss Leopoldskron, Salzburg, Austria.


  • 1995 University of Ulster - Ph.D.
  • 1988 University of Ulster - B.A.


  • Gaeilge
  • French

Research Collaborators

  • - Outgoing Visitor - Uppsala University -Sweden