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Ms. Barbara Geraghty

Biography

Barbara Geraghty is lecturer in Japanese in the School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics at the University of Limerick and is a member of the Centre for Applied Language Studies (CALS). She is a member of the National Steering Committee of the Post-Primary Languages Initiative. Her research interests include motivation and affect in language learning, computer-assisted language learning, language and culture and Okinawan literature.

Research Interests

Japanese Language; Japanese Literature; Motivation in Foreign Language Acquisition; Materials development, Migration

Professional Activities

Award

  • 2013 - Japanese Ambassador's Commendation
  • 2007 - European Language Label
  • 2002 - University of Limerick Excellence in Teaching Award

Employment

  • 2007 University of Central Lancaster Department of Languages - External Examiner for Japanese

Committee

  • 2004 Royal Irish Academy Committee on Modern Languages, Literature and Culture,
  • 1899 Steering Committee Post-Primary Languages Initiative,

Association

  • 2001 Member, Japanese Language Teachers of Ireland
  • 1999 Member, British Association of Teachers of Japanese

Education

  • 1999 University of Sheffield - M.A.
  • 1988 National University of Ireland, Galway - Master of Arts

Language

  • Japanese

Outreach

  • I acted as a volunteer interpreter for the Japanese team during the pre-event programme for the Special Olympics in Ireland in 2003.

Publications

Book Chapters

2014

Migration and Language Contact
Jean E Conacher and Barbara Geraghty
(2014) Migration and Language Contact
In Intercultural Contact, Language Learning and Migration ; London and New York : Bloomsbury Academic pp. 19-22

2014

Introduction: Approaching Migration, Intercultural Contact and Language Learning,
Barbara Geraghty and Jean E Conacherc
(2014) Introduction: Approaching Migration, Intercultural Contact and Language Learning,
In Intercultural Contact, Language Learning and Migration; London and New York : Bloomsbury Academic pp. 1-18

2014

Conclusion
Barbara Geraghty and Jean E Conacher
(2014) Conclusion
In Intercultural Contact, Language Learning and Migration ; London and New York : Bloomsbury Academic pp. 222-224

2014

Migration and Contact: Community and Individual Experience
Jean E Conacher and Barbara Geraghty
(2014) Migration and Contact: Community and Individual Experience
In Intercultural Contact, Language Learning and Migration ; London and New York : Bloomsbury Academic pp. 167-170

2014

Language Learning: Communicating in the Contact Zone
Barbara Geraghty and Jean E Conacher
(2014) Language Learning: Communicating in the Contact Zone
In Intercultural Contact, Language Learning and Migration ; New York and London : Bloomsbury Academic pp. 83-87

2010

'The dangers of cosmopolitanism: Okinawa, China and the United States in Ôshiro Tatsuhiro's Cocktail Party'
Geraghty, Barbara
(2010) 'The dangers of cosmopolitanism: Okinawa, China and the United States in Ôshiro Tatsuhiro's Cocktail Party'
In The cause of cosmopolitanism: dispositions, models transformations; Bern : Peter Lang pp. 217-230

2009

Design and development of a digital learning resource to deliver online content to teach Japanese syllabaries
Marcus-Quinn, A; Geraghty, B
(2009) Design and development of a digital learning resource to deliver online content to teach Japanese syllabaries
In Critical Design and Effective Tools for E-Learning in Higher Education: Theory into Practice ; Hershey, Pennsylvania : IGI Publishing Hershey, Pennsylvania

2004

"�Amusing, terrifying and strange�: Culture and the Teaching of Japanese as a Foreign Language"
Geraghty, B.
(2004) "�Amusing, terrifying and strange�: Culture and the Teaching of Japanese as a Foreign Language"
In Readings in the Teaching of Culture; pp. 35-39

Edited Books

2014


(2014)
In Intercultural Contact, Language Learning and Migration; Geraghty, B. and Conacher, J.E.(Ed.) London, New York : Bloomsbury Academic pp. 1-234

Peer Reviewed Journals

2009

An evaluation of independent learning of the Japanese hiragana system using an interactive CD
Geraghty, B; Quinn, AM
(2009) An evaluation of independent learning of the Japanese hiragana system using an interactive CD
In Recall; pp. 227-240
DOI: 10.1017/S095834400900022X

Conference Publications

2008

Symposium on the Integration of New Technologies in the language classroom
Geraghty, B and Marcus-Quinn, A.
(2008) Symposium on the Integration of New Technologies in the language classroom

2008

Neither here nor there: Writing the Irish Diaspora
Geraghty, B.
(2008) Neither here nor there: Writing the Irish Diaspora

2007

The second Interdisciplinary Conference of the Atlantic Alliance of Universities Crime Genre Research Group
Geraghty, B.
(2007) The second Interdisciplinary Conference of the Atlantic Alliance of Universities Crime Genre Research Group

2007

National Digital Learning Repository Symposium 2007
Geraghty, B., Marcus Quinn A.
(2007) National Digital Learning Repository Symposium 2007

2007

NDLR Symposium
Geraghty, B and Marcus-Quinn, A.
(2007) NDLR Symposium

2006

EuroCALL 2006 "Integrating CALL into Study Programmes"
Geraghty B.& Marcus Quinn, A.
(2006) EuroCALL 2006 "Integrating CALL into Study Programmes"
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2005

Royal Irish Academy Symposium National Committee for ModernLanguage, Literary and Cultural Studies
Geraghty B.
(2005) Royal Irish Academy Symposium National Committee for ModernLanguage, Literary and Cultural Studies
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2004

Japanese Language Teachers of Ireland Conference
Geraghty, B.
(2004) Japanese Language Teachers of Ireland Conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2004

British Association of Teachers of Japanese conference
Geraghty, B.
(2004) British Association of Teachers of Japanese conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2003

British Association of Teachers of Japanese Conference
Geraghty, B.
(2003) British Association of Teachers of Japanese Conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2003

Centre for Applied Language Studies Research Day
Geraghty, B.,
(2003) Centre for Applied Language Studies Research Day
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2003

In-service training day for post-primary level Japanese teachers, Dublin.
Geraghty, B.
(2003) In-service training day for post-primary level Japanese teachers, Dublin.
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2001

European Year of Languages Conference Culture: Mine, yours whose?
Geraghty, B.
(2001) European Year of Languages Conference Culture: Mine, yours whose?
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

Conference Contributions

2010

Japanese Language Teachers of Ireland Conference
Geraghty, B., and Uno, H.
(2010) Japanese Language Teachers of Ireland Conference
University of Limerick

2010

British Association of Teachers of Japanese conference
Geraghty, B., and Uno, H.,
(2010) British Association of Teachers of Japanese conference
Reading University

2008

Neither here nor there: Writing the Irish Diaspora Conference
Geraghty, B.
(2008) Neither here nor there: Writing the Irish Diaspora Conference
University of Limerick

2007

32nd Research Symposium Royal Irish Academy's Committee for Modern Language, Literary and Cultural Studies "In/Difference: Current and Historical Perspectives on Cultures in Contact
Geraghty, B.
(2007) 32nd Research Symposium Royal Irish Academy's Committee for Modern Language, Literary and Cultural Studies "In/Difference: Current and Historical Perspectives on Cultures in Contact

2007

NDLR Symposium
Geraghty, B and Marcus-Quinn, A.
(2007) NDLR Symposium
Trinity College Dublin

2007

the second Interdisciplinary Conference of the Atlantic Alliance of Universities Crime Genre Research Group
Geraghty, B.
(2007) the second Interdisciplinary Conference of the Atlantic Alliance of Universities Crime Genre Research Group
University of Limerick

2006

EuroCALL conference
Geraghty, B. and Marcus Quinn, A
(2006) EuroCALL conference
University of Granada

2005

The Royal Irish Academy Committee for Modern Language Literary and Cultural Studies Thirty-First Research Symposium
Geraghty, B.
(2005) The Royal Irish Academy Committee for Modern Language Literary and Cultural Studies Thirty-First Research Symposium
University College Cork

Newspaper Articless

2014

My Education Week
Barbara Geraghty
(2014) My Education Week
In Irish Times;