Professor and Director of the Berkeley Language Center
- Office Location: 4214 Dwinelle
- Office Hours: Thursdays 12-2
Professor Kern teaches courses in French linguistics, applied linguistics and foreign language pedagogy. His research interests include second language acquisition, psycholinguistics, reading, writing, and technology. He is Associate Editor of the journal¬†Language Learning & Technology¬†and is currently co-editing a book on screens and representations in videoconferencing.
Language, Technology, and Literacy. Cambridge University Press, 2015.
‚ÄúLimitations and Boundaries in Language Learning and Technology,‚ÄĚ with David Malinowski, in Fiona Farr and Liam Murray (eds.) Routledge Handbook of Language Learning and Technology. New York: Routledge (in press).
‚ÄúTechnology as Pharmakon: The Promise and Perils of the Internet for Foreign Language Education,‚ÄĚ Modern Language Journal, 98, 1, 2014, pp. 330-347.
‚ÄúCommunicative Grammar and Communicative Competence,‚ÄĚ with Claire Kramsch, in Carol A. Chapelle (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics, Malden, MA: Wiley, 2014.
D√©crire la conversation en ligne: le face √† face distanciel, co-edited with Christine Develotte and Marie-No√ęlle Lamy. Lyon: ENS Editions, 2011
‚ÄúTeaching communication in a global age: New goals for language/culture teacher education,‚ÄĚ in H. W. Allen and H. Maxim (Eds.) Educating the future FL professoriate for the 21st century. Boston, Heinle (2011).
Literacy and Language Teaching, Oxford University Press, 2000.