Dr Christine Leahy is the Manager for the University Language Programme (ULP) and German Subject Coordinator for the ULP. She teaches German for advanced learners and contributes to the MA course in English Language Teaching. Christine is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Before moving to the ULP full time, Christine contributed to the BA course in modern languages. She was German subject leader as well as German year-abroad co-ordinator. She taught various language and thematic modules on the German degree course.
Christine’s research interests concentrate on language learning and technology.
The Time Abroad Project – German and British Students’ Expectations for their Stay Abroad. Journal of English Studies, issue 16, pp.
Studying language learning opportunities afforded by a collaborative CALL task, Leahy C, IAFOR Journal of Language Learning, 2016, pp. 14-32.
Electronic role-play as a manifestation of open task computer-assisted language learning: a case study (PhD thesis). Leahy CBL, 2011, Nottingham Trent University
Introducing ICT to teachers of an institution-wide language programme: principal considerations. Leahy C, The JALT CALL Journal, 2006, 2 (3), 3-14
Researching language learning processes in open CALL settings for advanced learners. Leahy C, Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2004, 17 (3-4), 289-313
Observations in the computer room: L2 output and learner behaviour. Leahy C, ReCALL, 2004, 16 (1), 124-144
Motivational factors and student attitudes in language specific classes with advanced learners of German. Leahy C, German as a Foreign Language, 2000, 3
Student centred legal language study. Leahy C, Computer Assisted Language Learning, 1998, 11 (3), 289-308
Leahy, C., 2018. “Introducing self-study language learning software to the provision of the university-wide language programme. Integration of materials and uptake by learners”; paper given at the AULC conference at Sheffield Hallam University.
Learner behaviour in a collaborative task-based CALL activity, Leahy C, 2012, In L. Bradley and S. Thouësny(Eds.) EUROCALL Conference Gothenburg, Sweden. CALL: using, learning, knowing. Dublin, Ireland: Research-publishing.net, 2012, pp. 167-171.See all of Christine Leahy's publications...