Fiona Farr

Prof. Fiona Farr, School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics


School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics,

University of Limerick.

Fiona Farr is Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics and TESOL in the School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics. She is also Director of the CALS (Centre for Applied Language Studies) research centre, and Research Director in MLAL. Her key areas of expertise are teacher education, reflective practice, continuous professional development, applied corpus linguistics, and technology-enhanced language learning.  She has been published widely in high impact journals in her field and is author of ‘Teaching Practice Feedback: an investigation of spoken and written modes’ (2011, Routledge) and ‘Practice in TESOL’ (2015, Edinburgh University Press). She is co-editor (with Brona Murphy) of the EUP Textbooks in TESOL Series and co-editor (with Liam Murray) of the Routledge Handbook of Language Learning and Technology (2016). Her latest book ‘Social Interaction in Language Teacher Education’ (with Angela Farrell and Elaine Riordan) was published in 2019 by EUP. She has recently been Visiting Research Scholar at Lancaster University where she was part of a large ESRC-funded research project ‘Corpus Approaches to Social Science’. She has also led a large-scale national project funded by the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning on ‘Enhancing Digital Literacies for Language Learning and Teaching’ (2016-2017). She is currently part of the project team for the EU-funded Shout4HE project, led by Cardiff Met University.

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