People in French

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Richard Kern

Professor and Director of the Berkeley Language Center

  • Office Location: 4214 Dwinelle
  • Office Hours: Wednesdays and Fridays 12-1 and by appointment

Richard Kern’s CV

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 entitled Online Multimodal Communication and Intercultural Encounters: Theoretical and Educational Perspectives for Routledge.

Recent Publications:

Language, Literacy, and Technology. Cambridge University Press, 2015.

“Network-based language learning and teaching,” with Paige Ware and Mark Warschauer, in Nelleke Van Deusen-Scholl and Nancy Hornberger (eds.) Encyclopedia of Language and Education, Third Revised Edition. Heidelberg: Springer (2017).

“The Development of Digital Literacies,” with Paige Ware and Mark Warschauer, in Rosa M. Manchón and Paul Kei Matsuda (eds.) Handbook of Second and Foreign Language Writing. Berlin: Mouton De Gruyter, 2016, pp. 307-328.

“Computer-mediated communication and language learning,” with Paige Ware and Mark Warschauer, in Graham S. Hall (ed.) Routledge Handbook of English Language Teaching. New York: Routledge, 2016, pp. 542-554.

“Limitations and Boundaries in Language Learning and Technology,” with David Malinowski, in Fiona Farr and Liam Murray (eds.) Routledge Handbook of Language Learning and Technology. New York: Routledge, 2016, pp. 197-209.

“Technology in Language Use, Language Teaching, and Language Learning,” with Dorothy Chun and Bryan Smith. Modern Language Journal, 100, 2016, pp. 64–80.

“Technology as Pharmakon: The Promise and Perils of the Internet for Foreign Language Education,” Modern Language Journal, 98, 1, 2014, pp. 330-347.

“Communicative Grammar and Communicative Competence,” with Claire Kramsch, in Carol A. Chapelle (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics, Malden, MA: Wiley, 2014.