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Lecturer
University of York

Interests:
Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL); Computer-Mediated Communication; Speech and Language Technology; Pronunciation training; Computer-Based Testing (CBT); Research Methods; Teaching Research Methods; Group assessment

Biography:
Zöe obtained a first degree in French Language Technology BSc from the Centre for Computational Linguistics, UMIST in 2001 and a PhD in Informatics from the University of Manchester in 2006. As part of her undergraduate studies, Zöe worked as a research assistant in the Natural Language Processing Group at France Telecom R&D, Lannion, France (1999-2000). Since completing her doctoral studies which investigated the use of speech synthesis in Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL), Zöe has worked as a language specialist in the Speech Technology Group at Toshiba, Cambridge (2006-2007), and as a research fellow in the Learning Sciences Research Institute at the University of Nottingham (2007-2009) and the Education Department at the University of Oxford (2009-2011). Her research at the University of Nottingham focused on the development of pronunciation training software for learners of English as a Foreign Language (EFL). At the University of Oxford, she worked with Oxford University Press on a systematic review of research on the use of technology in primary and secondary EFL and an evaluation of interactive whiteboard activities. She joined the Centre for Language Learning Research in the Department of Education at the University of York as a lecturer in Language Education in September 2011.

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  1. What is oral fluency?
  2. Learner Engagement with eAssessment Practices (LEeAP)
  3. Linking CALL and SLA: Using the IRIS database to locate research instruments
  4. Using CMC in Secondary Business English
  5. Using Computer-Mediated Communication in Secondary Business English
  6. Using Computer-Mediated Communication in Secondary Business English
  7. On the use of speech synthesis in CALL
  8. Systematic Review Workshop
  9. Speech Technology in CALL
  10. Acoustic Phonetics I

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