Primary Department
School of Computing
Assistant Head for Teaching Excellence
Phone number: 01 700
Glasnevin Campus
Room Number

Academic biography

Monica Ward is the Assistant Head for Teaching Excellence in the School of Computing. She has extensive experience in teaching and assessment a range of subjects from technical to transversal skills modules.  She is a pioneer of the use of technology in education and she advocates a co-creation and culturally-responsive approach with academics and students.  Her research interest include Computer Assisted Language Learning with a special focus on Less Commonly Taught Languages and Endangered Languages and Human Factors in Computing.

Research interests

I am interested in CALL, CAL and HCI.

CALL CALL for Minorty and Endangered LanguagesCALL for IrishCALL for NawatNLP techniques in CALL CALL normalisation Software Engineering and CALL CALL in non-traditional contextsCAL CAI/CAL (Computer Assisted Instruction/Computer Assisted Learning) CAL in the primary school context (maths)CAL in the university context Human Computer Interaction (HCI) HCI for children HCI in the Primary School User Modelling User-Centered Design Language, Socio-Cultural Factors and Learning Socio-cultural factors and Irish Socio-cultural factors and Endangered Languages