Mr Patrick Farren


Contact Details

Lecturer Above The Bar
School of Education
Room 8
14 University Road
NUI Galway

T: Ext. 3840
E: patrick.farren@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher

Biography

Research Interests

Language teacher education, bilingualism, plurilingualism, interculturalism, European Language Portfolio (ELP) and Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR); language policy, curriculum reform. assessment for learning/AfL;
history and structure of education, educational policy, contemporary educational Issues.

Research Projects

  Project Start Date End Date
MF2003 MF3 03 M PATRICK FARREN 01-FEB-04 20-JUL-07

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(1999) International TESOL (Arabia)
Dr. Patrick Farren (1999) A Pedagogic, Communicative Grammar International TESOL (Arabia) [Details]
(2004) Association for Languages and Intercultural Communication
Dr. Patrick Farren (2004) Exploring the European Language Portoflio in the contexrt of the Higher Diploma in Education Association for Languages and Intercultural Communication [Details]
(2007) Educational Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI)
Dr. Patrick Farren (2007) Use of a Teaching Portfolio in Language Teacher Education Educational Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI) [Details]
(2008) International Association for Scientific Knowledge: Teaching and Learning (IASK, Portugal)
Dr. Patrick Farren (2008) Pre-Service Modern Language Teacher Education: autonomous teaching International Association for Scientific Knowledge: Teaching and Learning (IASK, Portugal) [Details]
(2009) Irish Research Association for Applied Linguistics (IRAAL) International Conference
Dr .Patrick Farren (2009) A Whole School of Education (NUIG) approach to Language Education Irish Research Association for Applied Linguistics (IRAAL) International Conference [Details]
(2010) International Language Conference on Autonomous Language Teaching and Learning
Dr. Patrick Farren (2010) Autonomous language Teaching: prequisite to autonomous language learning . In: Peter Lang eds. International Language Conference on Autonomous Language Teaching and Learning [Details]