Monica Ward


Enterprise Computing First Year Head

Enterprise Computing Second Year Head

Academic Lecturing
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Research Group: 
Language and Intelligence
Associated Research Centres: 
National Centre for Language Technology (NCLT)
Research Interests: 
  • CALL (Computer Assisted Language Learning)
  • NLP techniques in CALL
  • CALL for Irish in Primary Schools (students, teachers, parents)
  • CALL for Endangered Languages
  • CALL for Nawat
  • CALL normalisation
  • CALL in non-traditional contexts
  • Software Engineering and CALL
Selected Publications: 

Ward, M., 2006. Using Software Design Methods in CALL. Computer Assisted Language Learning, Vol. 19, No. 2-3 , Special edition of CALL: Software Design and Development (Hemard, D., and Cushion, S. pp.129-147. Apr 2006 (Invited Paper)

Ward, M, 2004. The Additional Uses of CALL in the Endangered Language Context. ReCALL, Vol. 16, No. 2, November 2004.

Ward, M., and van Genabith, J., 2003. CALL for Endangered Languages: Challenges, Rewards. Journal of Computer Assisted Language Learning, Vol. 16, No. 2-3, July 2003, Special Issue on: CALL Professionals and the Future of CALL Research; (Ed.) Mike Levy, ISSN 0958-8221, pp.233-258

Ward, M., 2002. Reusable XML Technologies and the Development of Language Learning Materials. ReCALL, Vol. 14, No. 1, Nov 2002. See: