• 28 Citations
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19962019
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Personal profile

Biography

I am Languages Centre Manager and principal lecturer in the School of Humanities at Coventry University. I recently became a senior fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

I teach Multimedia in Language Teaching and Learning to undergraduate students and Computer Assisted Language Learning at Masters level and have been involved with numerous JISC/HEA projects including the Coventry On-line Writing Lab (COWL) and the Humbox, an OER project for the humanities.

Research:

My research interests include Digital Literacies; Social Networking Sites and Language Learning; and Mobile Assisted Language Learning. I am currently developing a beginners’ Italian language learning app, ImparApp, together with colleagues in the university’s Disruptive Media Learning Lab.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Computer Assisted Language Learning
  • Materials Design
  • German

Research Interests

German Language; Digital Literacies; Mobile Assisted Language Learning; Gamification of Language Learning; Computer Assisted Language Learning; Social Networking and Language Learning

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Research Output 1996 2019

Enhancing learners’ professional competence via Duolingo classroom

Brick, B. & Cervi-Wilson, T., 8 Jun 2019, Professional Competencies in Language Learning and Teaching. Goria, C., Guetta, L., Reisenleutner, S. & Speicher, O. (eds.). Research-publishing.net, p. 19-29 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
File
Module
Tutor
Language
Language Acquisition
Teaching

Multilingual immersive communication technology: repurposing virtual reality for Italian teaching

Brick, B., Cervi-Wilson, T., Graham, S., Tsankov, T., Ryan, K., Godson, N. & Loizou, M., 10 Jul 2019, New educational landscapes: innovative perspectives in language learning and technology. Research-publishing.net, p. 5-10 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
File
Virtual reality
Teaching
Students
Communication
Health care

ImparApp: Italian language learning with MIT’s TaleBlazer mobile app

Cervi-Wilson, T. & Brick, B., 4 Jun 2018, Innovative language teaching and learning at university: integrating informal learning into formal language education. Rosell-Aguilar, F., Beaven, T. & Fuertes Gutiérrez, M. (eds.). Research-publishing.net, p. 49-58 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
File
Italian Language
Language Acquisition
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Language
Mobile Technology

Student-teachers’ beliefs concerning the usability of digital flashcards in ELT

Alnajjar, M. & Brick, B., 20 Jun 2018, Flipping the blend through MOOCs, MALL and OIL – new directions in CALL. Orsini-Jones, M. & Smith, S. (eds.). Research-publishing.net, p. 67 -74 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
File
student teacher
English language
Blended Learning
website
Teaching

Blending Video Games Into Language Learning

Brick, B., 1 Dec 2017, In : International Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching (IJCALLT). 7, 4, p. 75-89 15 p., 6.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
computer game
language
learning
English language
teacher

Activities 2008 2018

  • 19 Participation in conference
  • 3 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
  • 1 Invited talk

Professional Competencies in Language Learning and Teaching

Billy Brick (Speaker), Tiziana Cervi-Wilson (Speaker)
12 Jul 201813 Jul 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

19th Annual Association of University Language Centres Conference

Billy Brick (Speaker)
8 Jan 20189 Jan 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Duolingo v uTalk. How do they compare?

Billy Brick (Speaker)
19 Apr 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

InnoConf17

Billy Brick (Speaker)
16 Jun 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference