Barbara Geraghty

Lecturer Below The Bar

 
researcher

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

Book Chapters

Year Publication
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. [Details]
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. [Details]
2010 'The dangers of cosmopolitanism: Okinawa, China and the United States in shiro Tatsuhiros Cocktail Party'
Geraghty, Barbara (2010) 'The dangers of cosmopolitanism: Okinawa, China and the United States in shiro Tatsuhiros Cocktail Party' In: The cause of cosmopolitanism: dispositions, models transformations. Bern: Peter Lang. [Details]
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. [Details]
2014 'Conclusion'
Barbara Geraghty and Jean E Conacher (2014) 'Conclusion' In: Intercultural Contact, Language Learning and Migration. London and New York: Bloomsbury Academic. [Details]
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. [Details]
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. [Details]
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. [Details]

Edited Books

  Year Publication
2014
Geraghty, B. and Conacher, J.E (Ed.). (2014) Intercultural Contact, Language Learning and Migration. London, New York: Bloomsbury Academic. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

Year Publication
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'. Recall, 21 :227-240 [DOI] [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
2001 European Year of Languages Conference Culture: Mine, yours whose?
Geraghty, B. (2001) The Development of Japanese at Post-Primary level in Ireland . In: * eds. European Year of Languages Conference Culture: Mine, yours whose? , 24-NOV-01 - 24-NOV-01 , pp.*-* [Details]
2003 British Association of Teachers of Japanese Conference
Geraghty, B. (2003) Kara kado wo tsukatte hiragana no dounyuu hou hou Introducing Hiragana Using Colour Cards, SOAS . In: * eds. British Association of Teachers of Japanese Conference , 06-SEP-03 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
2003 Centre for Applied Language Studies Research Day
Geraghty, B., (2003) Learning styles and enhanced learning: Recognising Japanese kana characters . In: * eds. Centre for Applied Language Studies Research Day , 12-JUN-03 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
2003 In-service training day for post-primary level Japanese teachers, Dublin
Geraghty, B. (2003) Chutou leberu de no hiragana no dounyuu Teaching Hiragana at Second Level . In: * eds. In-service training day for post-primary level Japanese teachers, Dublin , 13-SEP-03 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
2004 Japanese Language Teachers of Ireland Conference
Geraghty, B. (2004) The NCCA's document on language policy; Implications for the teaching of Japanese . In: * eds. Japanese Language Teachers of Ireland Conference , 11-SEP-04 - 11-SEP-04 , pp.*-* [Details]
2004 British Association of Teachers of Japanese conference
Geraghty, B. (2004) Learner Diaries: Learner Training Beyond Autonomy in the JFL Classroom . In: * eds. British Association of Teachers of Japanese conference , 03-SEP-04 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
2005 Royal Irish Academy Symposium National Committee for ModernLanguage, Literary and Cultural Studies
Geraghty B. (2005) Between hammer and anvil: the Ryukyu Islands negotiations of identity between China, Japan and the US . In: * eds. Royal Irish Academy Symposium National Committee for ModernLanguage, Literary and Cultural Studies , 11-NOV-05 - 12-NOV-05 , pp.*-* [Details]
2006 EuroCALL 2006 Integrating CALL into Study Programmes
Geraghty B.& Marcus Quinn, A. (2006) An Evaluation of Independent Learning of The Japanese Hiragana System Using An Interactive CD . In: * eds. EuroCALL 2006 Integrating CALL into Study Programmes , 03-SEP-06 - 06-SEP-06 , pp.*-* [Details]
2007 NDLR Symposium
Geraghty, B and Marcus-Quinn, A. (2007) An Evaluation of Independent Learning of Japanese NDLR Symposium , 12-DEC-07 - 12-DEC-07 [Details]
2007 The second Interdisciplinary Conference of the Atlantic Alliance of Universities Crime Genre Research Group
Geraghty, B. (2007) `Important for its absence: History and amnesia in Haruki Murakamis A Wild Sheep Chase The second Interdisciplinary Conference of the Atlantic Alliance of Universities Crime Genre Research Group , 15-JUN-07 - 16-JUN-07 [Details]
2007 National Digital Learning Repository Symposium 2007
Geraghty, B., Marcus Quinn A. (2007) An Evaluation of Independent Learning of Japanese National Digital Learning Repository Symposium 2007 , 11-DEC-07 - 11-DEC-07 [Details]
2008 Symposium on the Integration of New Technologies in the language classroom
Geraghty, B and Marcus-Quinn, A. (2008) An Evaluation Of Independent Learning Of The Japanese Hiragana System Using An Interactive CD Symposium on the Integration of New Technologies in the language classroom , 28-MAR-08 [Details]
2008 Neither here nor there: Writing the Irish Diaspora
Geraghty, B. (2008) The pathos of distance: Padraic Colum and the poetry of emigrant nostalgia Neither here nor there: Writing the Irish Diaspora , 31-OCT-08 - 01-NOV-08 [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2005 The Royal Irish Academy Committee for Modern Language Literary and Cultural Studies Thirty-First Research Symposium,
Geraghty, B. (2005) ., Between hammer and anvil: the Ryukyu Islands negotiations of identity with China, Japan and the US. [Oral Presentation], The Royal Irish Academy Committee for Modern Language Literary and Cultural Studies Thirty-First Research Symposium, University College Cork , 04-NOV-05 - 05-NOV-05 [Details]
2006 EuroCALL conference,
Geraghty, B. and Marcus Quinn, A (2006) An Evaluation of independent learning of The Japanese hiragana system using an interactive CD. [Oral Presentation], EuroCALL conference, University of Granada , 01-SEP-06 - 02-SEP-06 [Details]
2007 the second Interdisciplinary Conference of the Atlantic Alliance of Universities Crime Genre Research Group,
Geraghty, B. (2007) Important for its absence: History and amnesia in Haruki Murakamis A Wild Sheep Chase. [Oral Presentation], the second Interdisciplinary Conference of the Atlantic Alliance of Universities Crime Genre Research Group, University of Limerick , 15-JUN-07 - 16-JUN-07 [Details]
2007 NDLR Symposium,
Geraghty, B and Marcus-Quinn, A. (2007) An Evaluation of independent learning of Japanese. [Oral Presentation], NDLR Symposium, Trinity College Dublin , 13-DEC-07 - 13-OCT-07 [Details]
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) [Conference Organising Committee Member], 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, , 09-NOV-07 - 10-NOV-07 [Details]
2008 Neither here nor there: Writing the Irish Diaspora Conference,
Geraghty, B. (2008) The pathos of distance: Padraic Colum and the poetry of emigrant nostalgia. [Oral Presentation], Neither here nor there: Writing the Irish Diaspora Conference, University of Limerick , 14-NOV-08 - 15-NOV-08 [Details]
2010 British Association of Teachers of Japanese conference,
Geraghty, B., and Uno, H., (2010) CD-ROM wo shiyoushita kana to kanji no gakushuu. [Poster Presentation], British Association of Teachers of Japanese conference, Reading University , 27-AUG-10 - 29-AUG-10 [Details]
2010 Japanese Language Teachers of Ireland Conference,
Geraghty, B., and Uno, H. (2010) CD-ROM wo shiyoushita kana to kanji. [Oral Presentation], Japanese Language Teachers of Ireland Conference, University of Limerick , 08-MAY-10 - 08-MAY-10 [Details]

Newspaper Articles

  Year Publication
2014 My Education Week.
Barbara Geraghty (2014) My Education Week. Newspaper Articles [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2013 Japanese Ambassador's Commendation Japanese Ambassador to Ireland
2002 University of Limerick Excellence in Teaching Award
2007 European Language Label European Commission - Leargas is the coordinating body in Ireland

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
Japanese Language Teachers of Ireland Member 01-OCT-01 / 30-SEP-02
British Association of Teachers of Japanese Member 30-DEC-99 / 30-DEC-99

Committees

  Committee Function From / To
Royal Irish Academy Committee on Modern Languages, Literature and Culture Secretary 2004 / 2009
Steering Committee Post-Primary Languages Initiative Advisor on Japanese 1899 / 1899

Employment

  Employer Position From / To
University of Central Lancaster Department of Languages External Examiner for Japanese 01-SEP-07 / 01-JUL-11

Education

  Year Institution Qualification Subject
1988 National University of Ireland, Galway Master of Arts
1999 University of Sheffield M.A.

Languages

  Language Reading Writing Speaking
Japanese Fluent Fluent Fluent

Outreach Activities

  Description

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

Modules Taught

Term (ID)) Title Link Subject
2014-2015 Autumn Japanese Language, Culture and Society 1 JA4211Japanese language and culture at zero beginner (A1) level
AY 2014-2015 Autumn Japanese Language, Culture and Society 7 JA4247Japanese language, literature, translation and culture at lower intermediate (B1--B2) level.
AY 2014-2015 Autumn Japanese Language, Culture and Society 3 JA4213Japanese language (four skills) and culture A2-B1 level