School of Computing
Assistant Head for Teaching Excellence
Academic biographyMonica 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 interestsI 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