Dr Ornaith Rodgers

MA, BA, PhD

 
researcher
 

Biography

Ornaith Rodgers is a lecturer in the French Department in the National University of Ireland Galway where she teaches French to Biotechnology and Science students.   Her research interests are in language learning and teaching, and in gender and language.  She is particularly interested in new approaches to the teaching of Languages for Specific Purposes (LSP) in Higher Education.  

Research Interests

Gender and Language.

Languages for Specific Purposes.

Digital Video Creation in Language Teaching and Learning.

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2020) 'Good mothers breastfeed. Discursive constructions of good motherhood in infant feeding health promotional discourse in Ireland'
Rodgers, Ornaith (2020) 'Good mothers breastfeed. Discursive constructions of good motherhood in infant feeding health promotional discourse in Ireland'. Journal of the Motherhood Initiative for Research and Community Involvement, 11 (1) :137-155 [Details]
(2019) 'Towards a multimodal approach to languages for specific purposes (LSP) in higher education'
Rodgers, Ornaith (2019) 'Towards a multimodal approach to languages for specific purposes (LSP) in higher education'. The Language Scholar, :58-77 [Details]
(2018) 'Digital video creation in the LSP classroom'
Rodgers, Ornaith and Ní Dhonnchadha, Labhaoise (2018) 'Digital video creation in the LSP classroom'. The EuroCALL Review, 26 (1):43-58 [Details]
(2015) ''Relinquish the reins'. Persuasion and consensus in the discourse of pregnancy and childbirth advice literature'
Rodgers, Ornaith (2015) ''Relinquish the reins'. Persuasion and consensus in the discourse of pregnancy and childbirth advice literature'. Women And Birth, 1 (28):40-46 [Details]
(2013) '‘Chaque père doit trouver sa vraie place d’ homme et de père responsable’ : Discourses of fatherhood in pregnancy advice texts'
Rodgers, Ornaith (2013) '‘Chaque père doit trouver sa vraie place d’ homme et de père responsable’ : Discourses of fatherhood in pregnancy advice texts'. Irish Journal Of French Studies, 13 :129-141 [Details]
(2011) 'Corpora in the LSP classroom: A learner-centred corpus of French for biotechnologists'
Rodgers, Ornaith, Chambers Angela and Le-Baron Earle, Florence. (2011) 'Corpora in the LSP classroom: A learner-centred corpus of French for biotechnologists'. International Journal Of Corpus Linguistics, 15 (3):391-411 [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2013) 'Constructions of gender identities in the discourse of pregnancy. The role of pregnancy advice literature'
Rodgers, Ornaith (2013) 'Constructions of gender identities in the discourse of pregnancy. The role of pregnancy advice literature' In: Precarious parenthood. Doing family in literature and film. Paris: LIT Verlag. [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
(2019) BAAL Conference,
Rodgers, Ornaith (2019) Good mothers Breastfeed. Discursive Constructions of Good Motherhood in Infant Feeding Health Promotional Material in Ireland. [Conference Paper], BAAL Conference, Manchester Metropolitan University , 29-AUG-19. [Details]
(2019) Association of University Language Communities (AULC),
Rodgers, Ornaith (2019) Transitions in Languages for Specific Purposes (LSP). Towards a Multimodal Approach. [Conference Paper], Association of University Language Communities (AULC), King's College London , 10-JAN-19 - 11-JAN-19. [Details]
(2018) Languages for Specific Purposes in Higher Education (LSPHE) Conference,
Rodgers, Ornaith (2018) Multimodality in the LSP Classroom: Digital Video Creation as a Teaching and Learning Tool. [Conference Paper], Languages for Specific Purposes in Higher Education (LSPHE) Conference, University of Leeds , 14-SEP-18 - 15-SEP-18. [Details]
(2018) Media and Learning Conference,
Rodgers, Ornaith and Ní Dhonnchadha, Labhaoise (2018) Putting in Place Effective Video Assignments for Students. [Conference Paper], Media and Learning Conference, Leuwen , 14-JUN-18 - 15-JUN-18. [Details]
(2018) EdTech Conference,
Rodgers, Ornaith and Ní Dhonnchadha, Labhaoise (2018) Video for Assessment in Higher Education Language Learning. [Conference Paper], EdTech Conference, IT Carlow , 31-MAY-18 - 01-JUN-18. [Details]
(2016) IRAAL Conference,
Rodgers Ornaith and Ní Dhonnchadha, Labhaoise (2016) Video Production in the LSP Classroom. [Conference Paper], IRAAL Conference, Trinity College Dublin , 19-NOV-16. [Details]
(2015) Motherhood and Culture Conference,
Rodgers, Ornaith (2015) Fear of the Maternal. [Chaired Session], Motherhood and Culture Conference, Maynooth University , 17-JUN-15. [Details]
(2016) IRAAL National Conference,
Rodgers, Ornaith (2016) Video Production in the LSP Classroom. [Conference Paper], IRAAL National Conference, Trinity College Dublin , 19-NOV-16. [Details]
(2015) Motherhood and Culture Conference,
Rodgers, Ornaith (2015) 'One of life's most magical experiences': Constructions of Motherhood in the Discourse of Pregnancy Advice Literature. [Conference Paper], Motherhood and Culture Conference, Maynooth University , 16-JUN-15. [Details]
(2011) Contemporary Identities Paris International Conference,
Rodgers, Ornaith (2011) Pregnancy and identity. Constructions of Body Image in Contemporary Discourses of Pregnancy. [Conference Paper], Contemporary Identities Paris International Conference, Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris , 13-APR-11. [Details]
(2010) Sociolinguistics Symposium 18,
Rodgers, Ornaith (2010) Textual Constructions of Masculinity and Femininity in the Discourse of Pregnancy Advice Literature. [Conference Paper], Sociolinguistics Symposium 18, University of Southampton , 01-NOV-10. [Details]
(2009) Precarious Parenthood - the Performativity of Family,
Rodgers, Ornaith (2009) Constructions of Pregnancy and the Self in the Discourse of Pregnancy Advice Literature. [Conference Paper], Precarious Parenthood - the Performativity of Family, NUI Galway , 06-JUN-09. [Details]
(2008) IVACS Conference,
Rodgers, Ornaith, Chambers, Angela and Le Baron, Florence (2008) Corpora in the LSP Classroom: A Learner-Centred Corpus of French for Biotechnologists. [Conference Paper], IVACS Conference, University of Limerick , 13-JUN-08. [Details]
(2007) Sibéal Speaks Conference,
Rodgers, Ornaith (2007) New Directions in Language and Gender Research. The Construction of Gender Identities in the Discourse of Pregnancy. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Sibéal Speaks Conference, Women's Studies Centre. University of Limerick , 06-OCT-07. [Details]
(2005) CALS Research Day,
Rodgers, Ornaith (2005) Gender Bias in Language. Issues arising from Sociolinguistic Research in English and French. [Conference Paper], CALS Research Day, University of Limerick , 09-JUN-05. [Details]