Fiona Farr

Dean BA., MA., Ph.D.,

Contact Details

Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics and TESOL
T: 061202980
E: fiona.farr@ul.ie
 
researcher

Biography

Fiona Farr is Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics and 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 Liam 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).
                       

Research Interests

Spoken language corpora and their application; intervarietal comparative discourse analysis; Southern-Irish English; language teacher education/development, specifically teaching practice and feedback; language learning and technology

Books

  Year Publication
2015 Practice in TESOL.
Farr, F. (2015) Practice in TESOL. Edinburgh: EUP. [Details]
2011 The Discourse of Teaching Practice Feedback: an investigation of spoken and written modes.
Farr, F. (2011) The Discourse of Teaching Practice Feedback: an investigation of spoken and written modes. New York and London: Routledge. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2017 'Prospective and Practising Teachers Look Backwards at the Theory-Practice Divide Through Blogs and E-Portfolios'
Farr, F. and Riordan, E. (2017) 'Prospective and Practising Teachers Look Backwards at the Theory-Practice Divide Through Blogs and E-Portfolios' In: TESOL Voices: Insider Accounts of Classroom Life—Preservice Teacher Education. MD, USA: TESOL. [Details]
2016 'Introduction'
Farr, F. and Murray, L. (2016) 'Introduction' In: Routledge Handbook of Language Learning and Technology. London and New York: Routledge. [Details]
2015 'Turn initiators in professional encounters: Teacher education discourse in an Irish university setting'
Farr, F. and Riordan, E. (2015) 'Turn initiators in professional encounters: Teacher education discourse in an Irish university setting' In: Pragmatic Markers in Irish English. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. [ULIR Link] [Details]
2015 'Facilitating identity construction through narratives: A corpus-based discourse analysis of student teacher discourse'
Riordan, E. and Farr, F. (2015) 'Facilitating identity construction through narratives: A corpus-based discourse analysis of student teacher discourse' In: Advances and Current Trends in Language Teacher Identity Research. London: Routledge. [ULIR Link] [Details]
2012 'Using language corpora in initial teacher education: pedagogic issues and practical applications'
O'Keeffe, A. and F. Farr (2012) 'Using language corpora in initial teacher education: pedagogic issues and practical applications' In: Corpus Linguistics (Vol. 4). Los Angeles: Sage. [Details]
2012 '“I’m fine girl, and how are you?”: the use of vocatives in spoken Irish-English'
Murphy, B. and Farr, F. (2012) '“I’m fine girl, and how are you?”: the use of vocatives in spoken Irish-English' In: New Perspectives on Irish English. London: John Benjamins. [ULIR Link] [Details]
2011 'Polish teenagers’ integration into Irish secondary schools: language, culture, and support systems'
Baumgart, J. and Farr, F. (2011) 'Polish teenagers’ integration into Irish secondary schools: language, culture, and support systems' In: Polish-Irish Encounters in the Old and New Europe (Reimagining Ireland). Berlin: Peter Lang. [ULIR Link] [Details]
2010 'Corpora for materials’ development in language teacher education: underlying principles and useful data'
Farr, F., Chambers, A. and O'Riordan, S. (2010) 'Corpora for materials’ development in language teacher education: underlying principles and useful data' In: Perspectives on Language Learning Materials Development. Berlin: Peter Lang. [ULIR Link] [Details]
2010 'How can corpora be used in teacher education?'
Farr, F. (2010) 'How can corpora be used in teacher education?' In: Routledge Handbook of Corpus Linguistics. New York and London: Routledge. [Details]
2007 'Engaged listenership in spoken academic discourse: the case of student-tutor meetings'
Farr, F (2007) 'Engaged listenership in spoken academic discourse: the case of student-tutor meetings' In: Corpus Linguistics: Critical Concepts in Linguistics. London: Routledge. [Details]
2007 'Spoken language as an aid to reflective practice in language teacher education: using a specialised corpus to establish a generic fingerprint'
Farr, F. (2007) 'Spoken language as an aid to reflective practice in language teacher education: using a specialised corpus to establish a generic fingerprint' In: Spoken Corpora in Applied Linguistics. Berlin: Peter Lang. [ULIR Link] [Details]
2006 'Modality in context: spoken language, variety and the classroom'
Farr, F (2006) 'Modality in context: spoken language, variety and the classroom' In: Language Education in Ireland: Current Practice and Future Needs. Dublin: IRAAL. [Details]
2005 'Relational strategies in the discourse of professional performance review in an Irish academic environment: the case of language teacher education'
Farr, F (2005) 'Relational strategies in the discourse of professional performance review in an Irish academic environment: the case of language teacher education' In: Variational Pragmatics: The Case of English in Ireland. [ULIR Link] [Details]
2005 'Reflecting on reflections: the spoken word as a professional development tool in language teacher education'
Farr, F (2005) 'Reflecting on reflections: the spoken word as a professional development tool in language teacher education' In: Spoken English, Applied Linguistics and TESOL: Challenges for Theory and Practice. [ULIR Link] [Details]
2004 'The Limerick Corpus of Irish English: design, description and application'
Farr, F; Murphy,B; O'Keeffe, A (2004) 'The Limerick Corpus of Irish English: design, description and application' In: Teanga 21. [ULIR Link] [Details]
2004 'Plateaux in Pronunciation: the case of French learners of English as a foreign language'
Farr, F (2004) 'Plateaux in Pronunciation: the case of French learners of English as a foreign language' In: Teanga 20. [Details]
2002 'Would as a hedging device in an Irish context: an intra-varietal comparison of institutionalised spoken interaction'
Farr, F; O'Keeffe, A (2002) 'Would as a hedging device in an Irish context: an intra-varietal comparison of institutionalised spoken interaction' In: Using Corpora to Explore Linguistic Variation. [ULIR Link] [Details]

Edited Books

  Year Publication
2016
Farr, F. and Murray, L (Ed.). (2016) Routledge Handbook of Language Learning and Technology. London and New York: Routledge. [ULIR Link] [Details]
2012
Farr, F. and Moriarty, M (Ed.). (2012) Language, Learning and Teaching: Irish Research Perspectives. Berlin: Peter Lang. [ULIR Link] [Details]
2004
Farr, F. and O'Keeffe, A (Ed.). (2004) Corpora, Varieties and the Language Classroom. Dublin: IRAAL. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2017 'PENSER: A Data-Informed Reflective Practice Framework for Novice Teachers'
Farr, F.; Farrell, A (2017) 'PENSER: A Data-Informed Reflective Practice Framework for Novice Teachers'. The European Journal of Applied Linguistics and TEFL, 6 (2):85-103 [Details]
2015 'Research in progress, Centre for Applied Language Studies, University of Limerick'
Chambers, A., Atkinson, D. and Farr, F. (2015) 'Research in progress, Centre for Applied Language Studies, University of Limerick'. Language Teaching, 48 (2):288-292 [Details]
2015 'Tracing the reflective practices of student teachers in online modes'
Farr, F. and Riordan, E. (2015) 'Tracing the reflective practices of student teachers in online modes'. ReCALL journal, 27 (1):104-123 [DOI] [ULIR Link] [Details]
2012 'Students’ engagement in reflective tasks: An investigation of interactive and non-interactive discourse corpora'
Farr, F. and Riordan, E. (2012) 'Students’ engagement in reflective tasks: An investigation of interactive and non-interactive discourse corpora'. Classroom Discourse, 3 (2):129-146 [DOI] [ULIR Link] [Details]
2012 'Research in Progress: Centre for Applied Language Studies, University of Limerick'
Chambers, A., Atkinson, D. and Farr, F. (2012) 'Research in Progress: Centre for Applied Language Studies, University of Limerick'. Language Teaching, 45 (1):135-139 [Details]
2011 'Language teachers with corpora in mind: From starting steps to walking tall'
Chambers A., Farr F., O'Riordan S. (2011) 'Language teachers with corpora in mind: From starting steps to walking tall'. Language Learning Journal, 39 (1):85-104 [DOI] [ULIR Link] [Details]
2009 'Religious references in contemporary Irish English: 'For the love of God almighty .... I'm a holy terror for turf''
Farr, F; Murphy, B (2009) 'Religious references in contemporary Irish English: 'For the love of God almighty .... I'm a holy terror for turf''. INTERCULTURAL PRAGMATICS, 6 (4):535-559 [DOI] [ULIR Link] [Details]
2008 'Evaluating the Use of Corpus-based Instruction in a Language Teacher Education Context: Perspectives from the Users'
Farr, F (2008) 'Evaluating the Use of Corpus-based Instruction in a Language Teacher Education Context: Perspectives from the Users'. LANGUAGE AWARENESS, 17 (1):25-43 [DOI] [ULIR Link] [Details]
2006 'Reflecting on Reflections: the Spoken Word as a Professional Development Tool in Language Teacher Education'
Farr, F,Hughes, R (2006) 'Reflecting on Reflections: the Spoken Word as a Professional Development Tool in Language Teacher Education'. Spoken English, Tesol And Applied Linguistics: Challenges For Theory And Practice, :182-215 [Details]
2003 'Engaged listenership in spoken academic discourse: The case of student-tutor meetings'
Farr F. (2003) 'Engaged listenership in spoken academic discourse: The case of student-tutor meetings'. Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 2 (1):67-85 [DOI] [ULIR Link] [Details]
2003 'Using language corpora in initial teacher education: Pedagogic issues and practical applications'
O'Keeffe, A; Farr, F (2003) 'Using language corpora in initial teacher education: Pedagogic issues and practical applications'. TESOL QUARTERLY, 37 (3):389-418 [ULIR Link] [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
2002 'Classroom Interrogations - how productive'
Farr, F (2002) 'Classroom Interrogations - how productive' The Teacher Trainer, 16 (1) :19-23. [Details]
2001 'The Word is Mightier than the Sword'
Farr, F (2001) 'The Word is Mightier than the Sword' FELT Ireland Newsletter, 2 (4) :2-6. [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
2016 2nd International Conference on Higher Education Advances, HEAd’16
Farr, F. and Murray, L. (2016) Digital Literacies for Language Learning and Teaching: developing a national framework 2nd International Conference on Higher Education Advances, HEAd’16 [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2017 EuroCALL 2017,
Farr, F. and Murray, L. (2017) The integration and assessment of digital materials for language learning and teaching in the Digilanguages Project. [Oral Presentation], EuroCALL 2017, Southampton , 23-AUG-17 - 26-AUG-17 [Details]
2016 Theory & Practice: Researching teaching and learning in higher education,
Farr, F. and Murray, L. (2016) Teaching into research into teaching: frameworks and findings from the Digilanguages project. [Chaired Session], Theory & Practice: Researching teaching and learning in higher education, NUI, Galway , 17-JUN-16 - 17-JUN-16 [Details]
2016 Paradigm Shigting in Applied Linguistics: New Theories and New Methods, IRAAL Annual Conference,
Farr, F. and Murray, L. (2016) Digital Literacies, Language Learners and Teachers: insights from the Digilanguages Project. [Chaired Session], Paradigm Shigting in Applied Linguistics: New Theories and New Methods, IRAAL Annual Conference, Trinity College Dublin , 19-NOV-16 - 19-NOV-16 [Details]
2016 2nd International Conference on Higher Education Advances, HEAd’16,
Farr, F. and Murray, L. (2016) Digital Literacies for Language Learning and Teaching: developing a national framework. [Chaired Session], 2nd International Conference on Higher Education Advances, HEAd’16, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain , 21-JUN-16 - 23-JUN-16 [Details]
2016 EuoCALL 2016,
Farr, F., Blin, F., McLoughlan, L. and Murray, L. (2016) Digital literacies for language learning and teaching: developing a national framework. [Chaired Session], EuoCALL 2016, Cyprus , 24-AUG-16 - 27-AUG-16 [Details]
2016 Language Learning in the Digital Era: Challenges and Opportunities for Global Universities,
Farr, F. (2016) Digital Literacies and Language Teachers: cornerstones and conundrums. [Invited Lecture], Language Learning in the Digital Era: Challenges and Opportunities for Global Universities, Universiteit Stellenbosch, South Africa, , 01-NOV-16 - 03-NOV-16 [Details]
2016 Quantitative Language Research: exploring the potential of corpus linguistics in education,
Farr, F. (2016) Corpus Linguistics and English Language Teaching: what do we learn from reflecting on practice?. [Plenary Lecture], Quantitative Language Research: exploring the potential of corpus linguistics in education, University of Stirling, Scotland , 08-SEP-16 - 08-SEP-16 [Details]
2016 CALS Annual Research Day,
Farr, F. and Murray, L. (2016) The Digilanguages Project. [Chaired Session], CALS Annual Research Day, University of Limerick , 25-MAY-16 - 25-MAY-16 [Details]
2015 European Conference on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (EUROSOLT): Bridging Boundaries through the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning,
Farr, F. and Riordan, E. (2015) Enhancing the quality of teaching and learning through online communication tools: reflective practice and digital literacy. [Chaired Session], European Conference on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (EUROSOLT): Bridging Boundaries through the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning, University College Cork , 08-JUN-15 - 09-JUN-15 [Details]
2015 Legal Pedagogy in Transition,
Farr, F. (2015) The First Year Transition: what we think we know. [Plenary Lecture], Legal Pedagogy in Transition, University of Limerick , 30-APR-15 - 30-APR-15 [Details]
2015 European Conference on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (EUROSOLT): Bridging Boundaries through the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning,
Denny, E., O’Keeffe, A., Brosnan, G., Farr, F., Fitzgerald, M., Dowling, F (2015) Transition from Second Level and Further Education to Third Level: insights from a qualitative study. [Chaired Session], European Conference on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (EUROSOLT): Bridging Boundaries through the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning, University College Cork , 08-JUN-15 - 09-JUN-15 [Details]
2015 National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning Leadership Panel,
Farr, F. (2015) Strategic and Leadership Perspectives on Digital Capacity in Irish Higher Education: Are we ready for a step change?’. [Invited Oral Presentation], National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning Leadership Panel, RIA, Dublin , 10-MAR-15 - 10-MAR-15 [Details]
2015 ELSTA (English Language Support Teachers’ Association) Annual Conference,
Farr, F. (2015) Using technology to support teachers and students in EAL contexts. [Keynote Address], ELSTA (English Language Support Teachers’ Association) Annual Conference, Dublin , 21-MAR-15 - 21-MAR-15 [Details]
2015 EdTech 2015,
Farr, F. and L. Murray (2015) Using technology to support language learners and teachers: current and future trends. [Chaired Session], EdTech 2015, University of Limerick , 28-MAY-15 - 29-MAY-15 [Details]
2015 EdTech 2015,
Farr, F. and E. Riordan (2015) The role of electronic portfolios and blogs in the enhancement of reflective practice and digital literacy for language teachers. [Chaired Session], EdTech 2015, University of Limerick , 28-MAY-15 - 29-MAY-15 [Details]
2015 Acedle Annual Conference,
Farr, F. (2015) English language teacher discourses: what a corpus can and can't tell us. [Chaired Session], Acedle Annual Conference, Lyon, France , 15-JAN-15 - 17-JAN-15 [Details]
2015 EdTech 2015,
Riordan, E. and Farr, F. (2015) The role of electronic portfolios and blogs in the enhancement of reflective practice and digital literacy for language teachers. [Chaired Session], EdTech 2015, University of Limerick , 28-MAY-15 - 29-MAY-15 [Details]
2015 EuroSoTL (European Conference on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learnig),
Farr, F. and Riordan, E. (2015) Enhancing the quality of teaching and learning through online communication tools: Reflective practice and digital literacy. [Chaired Session], EuroSoTL (European Conference on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learnig), University College Cork , 08-JUN-15 - 09-JUN-15 [Details]
2015 CALS (Centre for Applied Language Studies) Research Day,
Farr, F. and Riordan, E. (2015) Enhancing the quality of teaching and learning through online communication tools: Reflective practice and digital literacy. [Chaired Session], CALS (Centre for Applied Language Studies) Research Day, University of Limerick , 10-JUN-15 - 10-JUN-15 [Details]
2014 EuroCALL (European Association for Computer-Assisted Language Learning),
Farr, F. and Riordan, E. (2014) Continuous professional development through reflective practice for experienced TESOL professionals: The place of off and on-line activities. [Chaired Session], EuroCALL (European Association for Computer-Assisted Language Learning), University of Groningen , 20-AUG-14 - 23-AUG-14 [Details]
2014 New Horizons for Reflective Practice,
Farr, F. and Riordan, E. (2014) Heads and tails in professional encounters: Teacher education talk as a window on reflective practices. [Chaired Session], New Horizons for Reflective Practice, Aston University, Birmingham , 14-MAY-14 - 14-MAY-14 [Details]
2013 New Perspectives on Irish English,
Farr, F. and A. O'Keeffe (2013) The Limerick Corpus of Irish English – an overview and appraisal. [Oral Presentation], New Perspectives on Irish English, University College Dublin , 21-MAY-13 - 22-MAY-13 [Details]
2013 EuroCALL (European Association for Computer-Assisted Language Learning),
Farr, F. and Riordan, E. (2013) Reflective blogs in LTE: Facilitating identity construction through narratives. [Chaired Session], EuroCALL (European Association for Computer-Assisted Language Learning), Évora, Portugal , 11-SEP-13 - 14-SEP-13 [Details]
2013 British Association of Applied Linguistics,
Farr, F. and Riordan, E. (2013) Identity construction through narratives in language teacher education: an investigation of reflective blogs. [Oral Presentation], British Association of Applied Linguistics, Edinburgh , 05-SEP-13 - 07-SEP-13 [Details]
2013 EuroCALL,
Farr, F. and Riordan, E. (2013) Reflective blogs in language teacher education: facilitating identity construction through narratives. [Oral Presentation], EuroCALL, Evora, Portugal , 11-SEP-13 - 14-SEP-13 [Details]
2012 IVACS (Inter-Varietal Applied Corpus Studies),
Farr, F. and Riordan, E. (2012) Heads and tails in the Teacher Education Talk (TET) corpus: Speaker relationship and mode of interaction. [Chaired Session], IVACS (Inter-Varietal Applied Corpus Studies), Leeds Metropolitan University , 21-JUN-12 - 22-JUN-12 [Details]
2012 MATSDA,
Chambers, A. and Farr, F. (2012) Elicited and spontaneous speech: Using corpora for materials development. [Oral Presentation], MATSDA, Limerick , 09-JUN-12 - 10-JUN-12 [Details]
2012 Inter-Varietal Applied Corpus Studies,
Farr, F. and Riordan, E. (2012) Heads and Tails in the Teacher Education Talk (TET) Corpus: Speaker relationship and mode of interaction. [Oral Presentation], Inter-Varietal Applied Corpus Studies, Leeds , 21-JUN-12 - 22-JUN-12 [Details]
2012 Observation and Feedback,
Farr, F. (2012) Looking over shoulders and feeding back: where's the moving forward?. [Plenary Lecture], Observation and Feedback, British University of Dubai , 17-MAY-12 - 18-MAY-12 [Details]
2012 Observation and Feedback,
Farr, F. (2012) Exploring and reflecting on my feedback practices. [Invited Oral Presentation], Observation and Feedback, Dubai , 17-MAY-12 - 18-MAY-12 [Details]
2011 Reflection in the Round: Discourses and Practices of Reflection in Higher Education,
Farr, F. (2011) True thinking or cosy chats? Reflective talk in language teacher education. [Plenary Lecture], Reflection in the Round: Discourses and Practices of Reflection in Higher Education, Oxford , 24-JUN-11 - 24-JUN-11 [Details]
2010 British Association of Applied Linguistics,
Farr, F. and Riordan, E. (2010) Using multi-modal pedagogic corpora to explore language varieties: the Backbone Project. [Oral Presentation], British Association of Applied Linguistics, Aberdeen , 09-SEP-10 - 11-SEP-10 [Details]
2010 Inter-Varietal Applied Corpus Studies,
Farr, F. and Riordan, E. (2010) The Backbone Project: Exploring local varieties of spoken language. [Oral Presentation], Inter-Varietal Applied Corpus Studies, Edinburgh , 18-JUN-10 - 19-JUN-10 [Details]
2010 New Perspectives on Irish English,
Murphy, B. and Farr, F. (2010) I’m fine girl, and how are you?’: the Use of Vocatives in Spoken Irish-English. [Oral Presentation], New Perspectives on Irish English, University College Dublin , 11-MAR-10 - 13-MAR-10 [Details]
2010 Supporting you – supporting your ESL students,
Baumgart, J. and Farr, F. (2010) Teacher talk in multicultural classrooms. [Oral Presentation], Supporting you – supporting your ESL students, Limerick , 11-MAR-10 - 11-MAR-10 [Details]
2010 ISSP (Irish Social Sciences Platform),
Farr, F. and Riordan, E. (2010) Exploring audio-visual corpora with English language learners: The Backbone project. [Chaired Session], ISSP (Irish Social Sciences Platform), University of Limerick , 02-DEC-10 - 03-DEC-10 [Details]
2010 BAAL (British Association for Applied Linguistics),
Farr, F. and Riordan, E. (2010) Using multi-modal pedagogic corpora to explore language varieties: The Backbone project. [Chaired Session], BAAL (British Association for Applied Linguistics), University of Aberdeen , 09-SEP-10 - 11-SEP-10 [Details]
2010 Translation, Technology and Autonomy in Language Teaching and Learning,
Farr, F. and Riordan, E. (2010) 'The Quality of Reflective Practices among Third Level Students: investigating on-line and face-to-face modes. [Oral Presentation], Translation, Technology and Autonomy in Language Teaching and Learning, NUI Galway , 10-DEC-10 - 11-DEC-10 [Details]
2010 First International Language Conference: Translation, Technology and Autonomy in Language Teaching and Learning,
Farr, F. and Riordan, E. (2010) Virtual Learning Environments in language learning and teaching: Issues of quality in reflection. [Chaired Session], First International Language Conference: Translation, Technology and Autonomy in Language Teaching and Learning, NUI Galway , 10-DEC-10 - 11-DEC-10 [Details]
2010 Irish Social Sciences Platform,
Farr, F. and Riordan, E. (2010) Exploring audio-visual corpora with English Language Learners: the Backbone Project. [Oral Presentation], Irish Social Sciences Platform, Limerick , 02-DEC-10 - 03-DEC-10 [Details]
2010 CALS (Centre for Applied Language Studies) Research Day,
Chambers, A., Farr, F. and Riordan, E. (2010) The Backbone project. Corpora for Content and Language Integrated Learning. [Chaired Session], CALS (Centre for Applied Language Studies) Research Day, University of Limerick , 25-MAY-10 - 25-MAY-10 [Details]
2009 EuroCALL,
Riordan, E. and Farr, F. (2009) From Diaries to Blogs: The Development of Student Teachers. [Oral Presentation], EuroCALL, Gandia, Spain , 10-SEP-09 - 12-SEP-09 [Details]
2009 Language Planning and Language Learning,
Baumgart, J. and Farr, F. (2009) 'Polish students in second level education in Ireland: linguistic and cultural considerations for teaching and integration. [Oral Presentation], Language Planning and Language Learning, Limerick , 18-JUN-09 - 20-JUN-09 [Details]
2009 BAAL/CUP (British Association for Applied Linguistics/Cambridge University Press) Seminar,
Farr, F., Murray, L. and Riordan, E. (2009) Towards a definition of reflective learning among third level students: What can academic language corpora tell us?. [Chaired Session], BAAL/CUP (British Association for Applied Linguistics/Cambridge University Press) Seminar, University of Edinburgh , 07-MAY-09 - 08-MAY-09 [Details]
2009 CAL (Computers and Learning),
Farr, F., Murray, L. and Riordan, E. (2009) 'The integration of a VLE (Virtual Learning Environment) in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Programmes: student and teacher reflections. [Oral Presentation], CAL (Computers and Learning), Brighton , 23-MAR-09 - 25-MAR-09 [Details]
2009 IVACS Symposium,
Farr, F., Murray, L. and O'Shea, M. (2009) A corpus-based examination of synchronous chat communication: unique and shared features. [Oral Presentation], IVACS Symposium, Edinburgh , 22-JAN-09 - 22-JAN-09 [Details]
2009 CAL (Computer-Assisted Learning),
Farr, F., Murray, L. and Riordan, E. (2009) The integration of a VLE (Virtual Learning Environment) in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences programmes: Student and teacher reflections. [Chaired Session], CAL (Computer-Assisted Learning), Brighton , 23-MAR-09 - 25-MAR-09 [Details]
2009 EuroCALL (European Association for Computer-Assisted Language Learning),
Riordan, E. and Farr, F. (2009) From diaries to blogs: The development of student teachers’ metacognitive strategies. [Chaired Session], EuroCALL (European Association for Computer-Assisted Language Learning), University of Valencia , 09-SEP-09 - 12-SEP-09 [Details]
2009 BAAL (British Association of Applied Linguistics)/CUP (Cambridge University Press) Applied Linguistics Seminar,
Farr, F., Murray, L. and Riordan, E. (2009) 'Towards a definition of reflective learning among third level students: what can academic language corpora tell us?. [Oral Presentation], BAAL (British Association of Applied Linguistics)/CUP (Cambridge University Press) Applied Linguistics Seminar, Edinburgh , 07-MAY-09 - 08-MAY-09 [Details]
2009 IRAAL Language Policy and Language Learning Conference,
Baumgart, J. and Farr, F. (2009) 'Polish students in second level education in Ireland: linguistic and cultural considerations for teaching and integration. [Oral Presentation], IRAAL Language Policy and Language Learning Conference, University of Limerick , 20-JUN-09 - 20-JUN-09 [Details]
2008 IVACS (Inter-Varietal Applied Corpus Studies),
Farr, F. and Riordan, E. (2008) Teacher education discourse: A corpus-based analysis of modes and contexts. [Chaired Session], IVACS (Inter-Varietal Applied Corpus Studies), University of Limerick , 13-JUN-08 - 14-JUN-08 [Details]
2008 Inter-Varietal Applied Corpus Studies,
Farr, F. and Riordan, E. (2008) Teacher Education Discourse: a corpus-based analysis of modes and contexts. [Oral Presentation], Inter-Varietal Applied Corpus Studies, Limerick , 13-JUN-08 - 14-JUN-08 [Details]

Published Reports

  Year Publication
2015 ‘Research in progress: Centre for Applied Language Studies, University of Limerick, Ireland.’.
Chambers, A., Atkinson, D., Farr, F. (2015) ‘Research in progress: Centre for Applied Language Studies, University of Limerick, Ireland.’. Language Teaching, Cambridge, UK. [Details]
2012 ‘Research in progress: Centre for Applied Language Studies, University of Limerick, Ireland.’.
Chambers, A., Atkinson, D. and Farr, F. (2012) ‘Research in progress: Centre for Applied Language Studies, University of Limerick, Ireland.’. Language Teaching, Cambridge, UK. [Details]

Editorial

  Year Publication
2011 Introduction to Special Issue of the International Journal of Corpus Linguistics.
Farr, F; O'Keeffe, A (2011) Introduction to Special Issue of the International Journal of Corpus Linguistics. Editorial [DOI] [Details]