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
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;
- 1999 *, Fellow of The Salzburg American Seminar, Schloss Leopoldskron, Salzburg, Austria.
- 1995 University of Ulster - Ph.D.
- 1988 University of Ulster - B.A.
- - Outgoing Visitor - Uppsala University -Sweden