• Cromore Road, Coleraine Campus

    BT52 1SA Coleraine

    United Kingdom

  • 9 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
20022017
If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile

Biography

A native of Ballymena, Dr David Barr studied at Ulster for his undergraduate and postgraduate studies.He wrote his PhD on the role of computer technology in language learning and teaching, which has since been published as a research monograph. As part of this project, he carried out work at the Universities of Cambridge and Toronto. David is a member of the Confucius Institute at Ulster and prior to his appointment to the Headship of the School of Education was Head of the School of Modern Languages.  He has significant experience of working with a range of employers, public and government bodies to promote awareness the importance of subject development for the local economy and has led significant developments in the modern languages as well as presently leading a review of provision in education. He is also a leading expert in computer-assisted language learning, serving as associate editor for two leading international journals in the area, and is a member of the WorldCALL steering committee: a seven- person advisory group with representatives from all over the world to support the development and direction of computer-assisted language learning internationally and is chair of the programming committee of the WorldCALL 2018 conference that is due to take place in Chile.Education2004: Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Teaching,  Ulster University2003: Ph.D. ('Computer Based Language Learning Environments for Foreign Languages'), Ulster University1999: B.A. (First Class Honours) in Applied Languages (French and Spanish),  Ulster UniversityResearch FieldsComputer-assisted language learning, Language Teaching methodologies, French cinema and cultural portrayal of Vichy period

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where David Barr is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • 66 Similar Profiles
language Social Sciences
learning Social Sciences
Teaching Social Sciences
multimedia Social Sciences
development project Social Sciences
learning environment Social Sciences
grammar Social Sciences
student Social Sciences

Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Research Output 2002 2017

  • 9 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
  • 4 Article
  • 3 Book
  • 1 Anthology
  • 1 Chapter

WorldCALL: Sustainability and Computer-Assisted Language Learning

Barr, D. (ed.), Blin, F. (ed.), Gimeno-Sanz, A. (ed.) & Levy, M. (ed.), 29 Jun 2017, London. 352 p.

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology

sustainability
language
learning
normalization
teacher training
4 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
File
Teaching
Students
experience
language
learning

Centre for Excellence in Multimedia Language Learning: Handbook of Good Practice

Barr, D., Duffner, K., Ó Dónaill, C. & Thornton, N., 7 Jan 2010, Coleraine. 30 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Open Access
File
Application programs
Students

Computer-enhanced grammar teaching

Barr, D., 2008, Handbook of Research on computer-enhanced language acquisition and learning. Zhang, F. & Barber, B. (eds.). p. 101-114

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
File
grammar
Teaching
learning
organization of teaching
learning performance

Multimedia Language Learning in UK Higher Education

Toner, G., Barr, D., Carvalho Martins, S. & Wright, V., Jan 2008, 19 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Open Access
File
multimedia
language
learning
education
Teaching