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Dr. Liam Murray

Biography

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

Association

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

Education

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

Language

  • Gaeilge
  • French

Research Collaborators

  • - Outgoing Visitor - Uppsala University -Sweden

Publications

Book

2016

The Routledge Handbook of language learning and technology
Farr F.;Murray L.
The Routledge Handbook of Language Learning and Technology DOI: 10.4324/9781315657899

Book Chapter

2016

Introduction
Farr, F. and Murray, L.
Routledge Handbook of Language Learning and Technology

2016

CALL tools for listening and speaking
Clancy Ú.;Murray L.
The Routledge Handbook of Language Learning and Technology DOI: 10.4324/9781315657899

2014

Challenging Prensky's Characterisation of Digital Natives and Digital Immigrants in a Real-World Classroom setting
Murray, L. & Benini, S.
Digital Literacies in Foreign and Second Language Education

2013

Multiple literacies: professional, academic and web literacies in methods
Murray, L; Eyles, J
Changing Methodologies in TESOL

2009

Beyond the 'wow' factor - Evaluating multimedia language learning software from a pedagogical viewpoint; an Upgrade.
Murray, L; Barnes, A
Computer Assisted Language Learning: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

2006

Using Micropublishing to facilitate Writing in the Foreign Language,
Murray, L
Calling on CALL: From Theory and Research to New Directions in Foreign Language Teaching

2004

Essential evaluation criteria in multimedia CALL and WELL environments.
Murray, L
ICT and Language Learning: Integrating Pedagogy and Practice

2000

Précis Writing in a Multimedia Environment.
Murray, L; Barnes, A
Second Language Writing in a Computer Environment.

Conference Contribution

2019

Asia-Europe Institute Special Conference
Liam Murray, Marta Giralt

2019

EUROCALL. CALL and Complexity
Giralt, M.; Murray, L.; Benini, S.

2019

EuroCALL2019
L. Murray, M. Giralt, S. Benini

2019

EuroCALL2019
L. Murray, M. Giralt, S. Benini

2019
2019

Social Science and Humanities Workshop
Liam Murray, Marta Giralt

2019

EUROCALL. CALL and Complexity
Murray, L.; Giralt, M.; Benini, S.

2018

EnetCollect WG3/WG5 Workshop
Liam Murray & Marta Giralt

2018

IRAAL Annual Conference
Liam Murray; Mart Giralt

2018

EnetCollect WG3/WG5 Workshop
Murray, L.; Giralt, M.

2017

EuroCALL 2017
Farr, F. and Murray, L.

2017

IRAAL Annual Conference
Benini, S.; Giralt, M; Murray, L.

2017

EuroCALL 2017
Liam Murray, Silvia Benini, Marta Giralt

2017

EUROCALL 2017. CALL in a climate of change.
Benini, S.; Giralt, M; Murray, L.

2016

CALS Annual Research Day
Farr, F. and Murray, L.

2016

EuoCALL 2016
Farr, F., Blin, F., McLoughlan, L. and Murray, L.

2015

EuroCALL (European Association for Computer-Assisted Language Learning)
Benini, S., Le Baron-Earle, F., Riordan, E. and Murray, L.

2009

CAL (Computer-Assisted Learning)
Farr, F., Murray, L. and Riordan, E.

2009

IVACS Symposium
Farr, F., Murray, L. and O'Shea, M.

2009

CAL (Computers and Learning)
Farr, F., Murray, L. and Riordan, E.

2008

Eurocall conference 2008
Chambers, A., Murray, L. and Le Baron, F.

2008

CALL (Computer-Assisted Language Learning)
Riordan, E. and Murray, L.


Conference Publication

2019

CEUR Workshop Proceedings
Murray L.;Giralt M.

2019

PRME UK & Ireland 6th Annual Conference
Killian S.;Lannon J.;Murray L.;Avram G.;Giralt M.;O'Riordan S.

2018

Procedia Computer Science
Alakrot A.;Murray L.;Nikolov N.
DOI: 10.1016/j.procs.2018.10.473

2016

EuroCALL 2016
Blin, F., F. Farr, L. Mcloughlin and L. Murray

2016

Learning, Teaching & Student Experience 2016
Lannon, J; Killian, S; Murray, L

2015

Eurocall 2015
Murray, L. G. Exton

2015

Eurocall 2015
Benini, S. E. Riordan, L. Murray

2015

Eurocall 2015
Murray, L.

2015

IHPST Conference
O Imren, S Erduran, L Murray

2007
2007

EPAL
Murray, L.

2006

CALS Research Day
Murray, L.

2005

UCALL
Murray, L.

2005

CALS Research Day
Murray, L.

2004

EuroCALL'04
Murray, L.

2003

CAL'03
Murray, L.

2002

ICEM Conference
Murray, L.

2002

OILTE Conference
Murray, L.

2002
2001

EuroCALL¿01
Murray, L.

1999

CiLT CALL Conference
Murray, L; Barnes, A

1999

EuroCALL¿99
Murray, L.

1999

CiLT CALL Conference
Murray, L. Barnes, A.

1998
1997

CAL'97
Murray, L.

1997

CAL'97
Murray, L.

1997
1995

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Murray, L.

Edited Book

Other Publication

2018

Just how much of social media is enough? RTE Brainstorm
Liam Murray, Marta Giralt, Silvia Benini

2016

Introduction: Language learning and technology
Farr F.;Murray L.
The Routledge Handbook of Language Learning and Technology DOI: 10.4324/9781315657899

2012

Peer Reviewed Journal

2019
2019

Applying Digital Learning to Facilitate Student Transitions within Higher Education Mobility Programmes: Implementing the ‘Digilanguages.ie’ portal
Giralt, M., Murray, L., Benini, S.
AISHE-J: The All Ireland Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

2019

Social Media for Social Good: Student engagement for the SDGs
Killian S.;Lannon J.;Murray L.;Avram G.;Giralt M.;O'Riordan S.
The International Journal of Management Education DOI: 10.1016/j.ijme.2019.100307

2018

Procedia Computer Science
Alakrot A.;Murray L.;Nikolov N.
DOI: 10.1016/j.procs.2018.10.491

2018

A Gamification–Motivation Design Framework for Educational Software Developers
Murray, Liam; Exton, Geraldine; Exton, Chris; DeWille, Tabea; Buckley, Jim
The Journal of Educational Technology Systems DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/0047239518783153

2017

Duolingo: An Evaluation of Gamification for CALL
Murray, L. & G. Exton
Greta Journal for Teachers of English

2016

CALL tools for listening and speaking
Clancy, U,Murray, L,Farr, F,Murray, L
Routledge Handbook Of Applied Linguistics

2016

A comparison of the utilisation of E-learning management systems in the Republic of Ireland and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: a case study
Murray, L; Aljuhney, Y
International Journal on Recent and Innovation Trends in Computing and Communication

2012

Sharing and collaborating between an online community of novice teachers: CMC in language teacher education
Riordan, E. and Murray, L.
Journal of e-Learning and Knowledge Society

2011

The Role of Fantasy in Videogames: A Reappraisal
Murray, L; Maher, J
Eludamos Journal for Computer Game Culture

2010
2010
2007

Blog writing integration for academic language learning purposes: towards an assessment framework
Murray, L; Hourigan, T; Jeanneau, C
Iberica ,Journal Of The European Association Of Languages For Specific Purposes

2006

Digital Games in the twenty‐first century
Murray, L
Learning, Media And Technology

2005

Netskills and the current state of beliefs and practices in student learning: an assessment and recommendations
Murray, L.; Hourigan, T; Jeanneau, C; Chappell, D
British Journal Of Educational Technology DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8535.2005.00475.x

2004
1998

Beyond the 'wow' factor - evaluating multimedia language learning software from a pedagogical viewpoint
Murray, L; Barnes, A
System(Int.J.Educational Technology & Appl. Linguistics

1997

Advanced CALL to WALL
Murray, L
Francophonie