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Publications:

Book Chapters

Ward, M. , 2015. Factors in Sustainable CALL. About WorldCALL: Sustainability and Computer-Assisted Language Learning. Editors: Gimeno Sanz, Levy, Blin and Barr. Bloomsbury Publishing.
Maritxalar, M., Donnchadha, E. U., Foster, J., and Ward, M., 2014. Quizzes on tap: Exporting a test generation system from one less-resourced language to another. In Human Language Technology Challenges for Computer Science and Linguistics pp. 502-514. Springer International Publishing.

Journal Articles

Ward, M. , 2006. Using Software Design Methods in CALL. Computer Assisted Language Learning, Vol. 19, No. 2-3 , Special edition of CALL: Software Design and Development (Hemard, D., and Cushion, S. pp.129-147. Apr 2006 (Invited Paper)
Ward, M, 2004. The Additional Uses of CALL in the Endangered Language Context. ReCALL, Vol. 16, No. 2, November 2004.
Ward, M., and van Genabith, J., 2003. CALL for Endangered Languages: Challenges, Rewards. Journal of Computer Assisted Language Learning, Vol. 16, No. 2-3, July 2003, Special Issue on: CALL Professionals and the Future of CALL Research; (Ed.) Mike Levy, ISSN 0958-8221, pp.233-258
Ward, M., 2002. Reusable XML Technologies and the Development of Language Learning Materials. ReCALL, Vol. 14, No. 1, Nov 2002. See: http://www.eurocall.org/news/research_award_2001.htm [Accessed 6 September 2002]

Conferences

2017

Ward, M., 2017. Technology and Formative Assessment: Affordances and Considerations.World Conference on Computers in Education (WCCE) 2017 Dublin, Ireland.
Ward, M., 2017. The Benefits of Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) Migrants and Migrant Families.Society for Intercultural Education, Traning and Research (SIETAR)2017 Dublin, Ireland.
Ward, M., 2017. Policies and practice for irish - how Irish WordBricks can help bridge the gaps.Education Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI) 2017 Cork, Ireland.
Ward, M., 2017. Coding and the Curriculum: Potential and Challenges. Symposium: Digital Learning Revisited: Exploring Some of the Big Questions.Education Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI) 2017 Cork, Ireland.

2016

Ward, M., 2016. Transforming language education for all languages. Japanese Association for Language Teaching (JALT) 2016. Nagoya, Japan.
Ward, M., 2016. Playful Computer Assisted Learning for Maths for Young Children.European Early Childhood Education and Research Conference (EECERA) 2016.Dublin, Ireland.
Ward, M. and Conway, G., 2016. Helping Teachers to Teach Coding. Science and Mathematics Education Conference (SMEC) 2016. Dublin, Ireland.
Ward, M., Undergraduate transition problems and how to address them.EDULearn 2016 Barcelona, Spain.
Ward, M., 2016.
Using Animated Visualisation in Computing Assisted Language Learning.9th Conference on Human System Interaction (HSI) 2016 Portsmouth, UK.
Ward, M., 2016. Curriculum Design - A complex process that needs a collective intelligence approach.Sixth Cambridge Conference on Language Endangerment 2016 Cambridge, UK.
Ward, M., Dialogue and Education - How Technology can help at Third LevelDialogue and Education Conference, 2016. Dublin, Ireland.
Ward, M., 2016. CALLIPSO - CALL for Irish for Parents Students and Others. Celtic Language Technology Workshop 2016 JEP-TALN conference, Paris, France.
Ward, M., 2016. CALL and less commonly taught languages - still a way to go'm a useful NLP tool - get me out of here. EUROCALL 2016. Cyrpus, 2016
Ward, M., 2016. Demystifying pronunciation with animation. EUROCALL 2016. Cyrpus, 2016
Ward, M., and Costello, E., 2016. Education reform with technology - worth the effort? ACCE Global Learn 2016. Limerick, Ireland.
Ward, M., 2016. Education as a public good - the case for Irish and Computer Assisted Language Learning. Education Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI) 2016 Galway, Ireland.

2015

Ward, M., 2015. I'm a useful NLP tool - get me out of here. EUROCALL 2015. Padova, Italy, 2015
Ward, M., 2015. CALL and Less Commonly Taught Languages: challenges and opportunities. EUROCALL 2015. Padova, Italy, 2015
Ward, M., 2015. CALL for Irish for Parents for Pronunciation and Reading. XVIIth International CALL Research Conference. Tarragona, Spain, 2015
Ward, M., 2015. Light-touch Gamifications for Maths in the Primary School. EDULEARN15 Proceedings 2015.
Ward, M., 2015. Blended Learning for the Softer Side of Computing. European Conference on Technology in the Classroom (ECTC) 2015. Brighton, UK, 2015

2014

Ward, M., 2014. Using Irish NLP resources in Primary School Education. Proceeding of the Celtic Language Technology Workshop (CLTW), John Judge, Teresa Lynn, Monica Ward and Brian Ó Raghallaigh (eds.) ISBN 978-1-873769-32-4
Ward, M., 2014. Using a variety of technologies teach computer hardware. EDULEARN14 Proceedings 2014.
Ward, M., 2014. HCI Requirements for Young Primary School CALL Learners. In Learning and Collaboration Technologies. Technology-Rich Environments for Learning and Collaboration (pp. 339-348). Springer International Publishing.

2013

Ward, M., 2013. Factors for sustainable CALL. WorldCALL 2013, Glasgow, 10-13 July 2013.
Ward, M., 2013. CALL in developing countries. WorldCALL 2013 , Glasgow, 10-13 July 2013.

2011

Maritxalar, M, Uí Donnchadha, E, Foster, J, Ward, M., 2011. Quizzes on Tap: Exporting a Test Generation System from one Less-Resourced Language to Another, The 5th Language and Technology Conference (LTC 2011), Poznan, Poland , November 25-27, 2011, edited by Zygmunt Vetulani , 2011, pp75-79

Older conferences

Greene, C., Keogh, K., Koller, T., Wagner, J., Ward, M. and van Genabith, J., 2004. Using NLP Technology in CALL. Symposium organised by the NLP and Speech Technologies in Advanced Language Learning Systems Special Interest Group, Venice, Italy
Keogh, K., Koller, T., Ward, M., Ui Dhonnchadha, E. and van Genabith, J., 2004. CL for CALL in the Primary School. eLearning for Computational Linguistics and Computational Linguistics for eLearning. International Workshop in Association with COLING 2004, Geneva, Switzerland.
Ward, M., 2004. Building from the Bottom-up: Linguistics Rights for Extremely Endangered Languages. Proceedings of the Eight FEL Conference, Barcelona, Spain, 1-3 October 2004.
Ward, M., 2003. Language Documentation and Revitalisation - is there really a conflict? Proceedings of the Seventh FEL Conference, Broome, Western Australia, 22-24 September 2003. Editors: Joe Blythe & R. McKenna Brown
Ward, M. , 2003. Experiences in developing ICT support for the Endangered language Learning Situation. Language, Literacy and New Technologies: The challenge of culturally adpated content for development. World Summit on the Information Society, Geneva, 12 December 2003. ICT4Dev UNESCO Round Table Discussion (invited paper)
Ward, M., 2002. Call for Less Commonly Taught and Endangered Languages in Asia. Proceedings of CALL Asia, Bangkok, 3-5 April 2002.
Ward, M., 2002. Using new technologies to produce language material for minority and endangered languages. World Congress on Language Policies, Barcelona 16-20 April, 2002. Available at: http://www.linguapax.org/congres/taller/taller5/Ward.html [Accessed 6 September 2002]
Ward, M., 2002. The pedagogical and linguistic issues involved in the production of Endangered Languages materials - a case study of Nawat. Foundation for Endangered Languages Conference 2002 , Antigua, Guatemala, 8-10 August 2002.
Ward, M., 2002. Language maintenance and revitalisation - how CALL can help. Linguistics Association of Canada and the United States (LACUS) Conference , Toledo, Ohio, 31 July - 3 August 2002.

Conference Proceedings Editor

Judge, J., Lynn, T., Ward, M. and Ó Raghallaigh, B. (eds.) 2014 Proceeding of the Celtic Language Technology Workshop (CLTW), ISBN 978-1-873769-32-4

Book Reviews

Ward, M., 2016 (forthcoming). Review of Endangered Langauges and New Technologies. Author: Mari C. Jones 2014. Cambridge University Press.Language in Society (Invited review)
Ward, M., 2005. Review of Artificial Intelligence in Second Language Learning (Raising Error Awareness). Author: Marina Dodigovic. Computer Assisted Language Learning, Vol. 18, No. 4. (Invited review)

Theses

Ward, M , 2002. A Template for CALL programs for Endangered Languages. MSc thesis, Dublin City University.
Ward, M. , 2007. The Integration of CL resources in CALL for Irish in the Primary School Context PhD thesis, Dublin City University.

Presentations

Ward, M., 2015. Learning to teach literacy in Irish - a tool for teachers and parents. Reading Association of Ireland 2015. Dublin, Ireland, 2015
Ward, M., 2015. I'm a useful NLP tool - get me out of here. EUROCALL 2015. Padova, Italy, 2015
Ward, M., 2015. CALL and Less Commonly Taught Languages: challenges and opportunities. EUROCALL 2015. Padova, Italy, 2015
Ward, M., 2015. CALL for Irish for Parents for Pronunciation and Reading. XVIIth International CALL Research Conference. Tarragona, Spain, 2015
Ward, M., 2015. Blended Learning for the Softer Side of Computing. European Conference on Technology in the Classroom (ECTC) 2015. Brighton, UK, 2015
Ward, M., 2015. SoTL for Computing Students and Soft Skills. EuroSoTL 2015 Conference. Cork, Ireland, 2015
Ward, M., 2015. Using Technology to Facilitate Learning and Assessment with a Large, Mixed Student Cohort. Irish Learning Technology Association 2015 Conference. Limerick, Ireland, 2015
Ward, M., 2015. Transitioning to Normalised Computer Assisted Learning. Education Studies of Ireland 2015 Conference. Dublin, Ireland, 2015
Ward, M., 2014. Using Irish NLP resources in Primary School Education. Celtic Language Technology Workshop (CLTW), COLING 2014, DCU, Ireland.
Ward, M., 2014. Using a variety of technologies teach computer hardware. EDULEARN14 Proceedings 2014.
Ward, M., 2014. HCI Requirements for Young Primary School CALL Learners. HCII 2014, Crete, Greece, June 2014.
Ward, M., 2013. Factors for sustainable CALL. WorldCALL 2013, Glasgow, 10-13 July 2013.
Ward, M., 2013. CALL in developing countries. WorldCALL, Glasgow, 10-13 July 2013.
Maritxalar, M, Uí Donnchadha, E, Foster, J, Ward, M., 2011. Quizzes on Tap: Exporting a Test Generation System from one Less-Resourced Language to Another, The 5th Language and Technology Conference (LTC 2011), Poznan, Poland , November 25-27, 2011
Ward, M., 2007. Normalising CALL in the Primary School Context. EuroCALL Conference 2007, Colraine, Northern Ireland, UK, August 2007.
Ward, M., 2005. Guided Autonomy in the Primary School Context. EuroCALL Conference 2005, Cracow, Poland, August 2005.
Ward, M. , 2005. Using Intelligence to Improve Feedback in CALL. NCLT Seminar Series 2005/2006, 9th November, 2005.
Keogh, K. and Ward, M., 2004. ICALL in the Primary School Environment. Fourth Pre-conferene workshop organised by the Special Interest Group in Language Processing in EuroCALL 2004, Vienna, Austria (1st September, 2004)
Ward, M., 2004. Integrating methodologies from other fields into CALL. 11th International CALL Conference, Antwerp Belgium, September 2004.
Daly, C., Donnellan, D., Walshe, R. and Ward, M., 2002. The lab tutor system of a large undergraduate class - the lab tutors' perspective. SED/AISHE 2002 Conference , Dublin, Ireland 11-12 April 2002.
Ward, M., 2002. Call for Less Commonly Taught and Endangered Languages in Asia. CALL Asia 2002, Bangkok 3-5 April 2002.
Ward, M., 2002. Linguistics, CALL and Endangered Languages - a Nawat perspective. Linguistic Association of Great Britain (LAGB), Spring Meeting, 9-11 April 2002.
Ward, M., 2002. Using new technologies to produce language material for minority and endangered languages. World Congress on Language Policies , Barcelona, 16-20 April 2002.
Ward, M., 2002. Updating our knowledge of Nawat via the production of CALL materials. Workshop on American Indigenous Languages (WAIL 2002), University of California at Santa Barbara, 27-28 April 2002.
Ward, M., 2002. Issues in the design, construction and use of language resources for Endangered Languages. LREC 2002 , June 2002.
Ward, M., 2002. Language maintenance and revitalisation - how CALL can help. Linguistics Association of Canada and the United States (LACUS) Conference 2002 , Toledo, Ohio, 31 July - 3 August 2002.
Ward, M., 2002. The pedagogical and linguistic issues involved in the production of Endangered Languages materials - a case study of Nawat. Foundation for Endangered Languages Conference 2002 , Antigua, Guatemala, 8-10 August 2002.
Ward, M., 2002. Catering for Less widely used, taught and Endangered Languages in CALL - a working example. EUROCALL 2002 , Jyväskylä, Finland 14-17 August 2002.
Ward, M., 2002. What next: CALL and Endangered Languages - an Interdisciplinary and Intercontinental perspective. CALL Conference 2002, University of Antwerp 18-20 August 2002.
Ward, M., 2001. "A template for a CALL system for Endangered Languages", Linguistic Symposium on Endangered Languages, Finland, 29 August 29 – 01 September 2001. [Presentation]

Other

Ward, M., 2016. CALL for Japanese and other Less Commonly Taught Langauegs. Presentation at University of Aizu, Japan, January, 2016.
Ward, M., 2016. Ireland - an overview. Presentation at University of Aizu, Japan, January, 2016.
Ward, M., 2005. Gramadoir - Irish Grammar Checker. Presentation to DCU ICALL group, April, 2005.
Ward, M., 2005. CALL Effectiveness Research. Presentation to DCU ICALL group, June 205.
Ward, M., 2005. Grammar Checkers in CALL. Presentation to DCU ICALL group, June 2005.
Koller, T., Wagner, J., Ward, M. and van Genabith, J., 2004. The Integration of Computation Linguistics Techniques in CALL. IRCSET Annual Sumposium, Dublin, Ireland, November 2004.
Ward, M., 2003. Integrating Technologies from Computation Linguistics into Computer-Assisted Language Learning: A CL/CALL Classification, Animated Grammars and Artificial Co-learners. IRCSET Annual Symposium 2003. The Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin (poster presentation/published abstract)
Ward, M., 2002. Presentation on the National Centre for Language Technologies (NCLT) given to Enterprise Ireland, May 2002.
Ward, M., 2001. "El uso de la tecnología informática en el mundo de enseñanza" (The use of information technology in teaching), University of Don Bosco, El Salvador (27 January, 2001) [Presentation and workshop – in Spanish]
Ward, M., 2001. "Como se puede usar el curso de aprendizaje de nahuat" (How to use the Nawat language learning course), University of El Salvador (13 July, 2001) [Presentation - in Spanish]
Ward, M., 2001. "El curso de aprendizaje de nahuat" (The Nawat language learning course), University of Don Bosco (20 July, 2001) [Presentation – in Spanish]
Ward, M., 2001. "El uso de las tecnologías XML en el desarrollo de página web" (The use of XML technologies in the development of web pages), University of Don Bosco (20 July, 2001) [Presentation – in Spanish]
Ward, M., 2001. "Como se puede agregar información cultural al curso de Nahuat" (How to add cultural information to the Nawat language learning course), University of El Salvador (27 July, 2001) [Presentation – in Spanish]
Ward, M., 2001. "The use of a Template for a CALL system for Endangered Languages", CALL workshop, 27th August, 2001. Dublin City University

Last updated: 21 Jan, 2016