David Brown

Département/Department: Département de Langues, Esstin, Ubiversité Henri Poincaré
Grade/Position: Enseignant-Chercheur/Teacher-Researcher
Titre/Title: Maître de Conférence/Lecturer

Domaines de recherche/Research Interests:
• La motivation dans l’apprentissage des langues (Motivation in language learning)
• La technologie appliquée à l’apprentissage des langues (Technology and language learning)

Diplômes/Degrees:
• Doctorate in Language Sciences, CRAPEL, University Nancy 2. Sujet de thèse: “L’autocorrection dans l’enseignement de l’anglais aux adultes. (Self-correction in Adult Learners of English as a Foreign Language” (1987)
• MA in English Studies (1982)
• BA in English Studies (1981)
• Diplôme Supérieur d’Etudes Françaises (1978)

Projets en cours/Current Projects: David Brown is currently working on a study on agency and motivation in language learning. The study involves almost 300 learners of English and is currently in the data-collection stage. The first findings are to be presented at a conference later in the academic year.

Bureau/Office: N/A
Adresse/Address: Esstin, parc R Bentz, rue Jean l4amour, 54500 Vandoeuvre
Téléphone/Phone: +33(0)3 83 68 50 00
Email: david.brown@esstin.uhp-nancy.fr

Publications et communications récentes/Recent Publications and Conference Presentations :
Revues internationales et ouvrages internationaux avec comité de lecture/International Peer-reviewed Book Chapters and Journal Articles
Performance orientation and motivational strategies in high-achievement language learners. Lidil N° 40, (2009), 105-121.

Revues nationales et ouvrages nationaux avec comité de lecture/National Peer-reviewed Book Chapters and Journal Articles
Language learner motivation and the role of choice in ESP listening engagement. A.Sp – La Revue du GERAS, 51/52, (2007), 159-77.

Student response systems in the foreign language classroom: an empirical analysis of potential benefits for learner engagement and language performance knowledge. Proceedings to the BALEAP Professional Issues Meeting Engaging and Motivating Students in the EAP classroom”. (2010), INTO, Newcastle University, UK.

Potential pedagogical benefits of eTandem in language-learning: motivation, self-esteem and language knowledge. Proceedings to the Fourteenth International CALL Conference Motivation and Beyond”. (2010), Linguapolis: Universiteit Antwerpen.

Communications/Papers Delivered
Learner orientation and L2 motivation. BALEAP Conference, (2009). Reading University, UK.

Vicarious learning, student response systems and motivation. “New Dynamics of Language Learning” Conference.” (June, 2011). University of Jyväskylä, Finland.