Dean, Teaching and Learning,
University of Limerick.
Dr Fiona Farr has been Dean of Teaching and Learning since 2013 at the University of Limerick. This is a seconded position from her academic post as Senior Lecturer in TESOL in the School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics. 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 Joan Cutting) of the EUP Textbooks in TESOL Series, and co-editor (with Laim Murray) of the Routledge Handbook of Language Learning and Technology (2016). She is currently Visiting Research Scholar at Lancaster University where she is part of a large ESRC-funded research project ‘Corpus Approaches to Social Science’. She is also leading 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).