Dr. Mirjam Hauck is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Languages and Applied Linguistics at the Open University/UK and a Senior Fellow of the UK’s Higher Education Academy.
She has written numerous articles and book chapters on the use of technologies for the learning and teaching of languages and cultures covering aspects such as task design, tutor role and training, intercultural communicative competence and digital literacy. She presents regularly at conferences, seminars and workshops worldwide. Her most recent contribution is a keynote at the computer assisted language learning (CALL) conference at the University of Education in Hong Kong.
During her invited secondment to the SUNY Center for Online International Learning (COIL) in NYC between 2014-2016, she was responsible for the professional development in teaching and research of SUNY faculty and their international COIL partners. She is the President of the European Association for Computer Assisted Language Learning (EUROCALL) and training officer of UNICollaboration, a cross-disciplinary professional organisation for Telecollaboration and Virtual Exchange in Higher Education. She also serves as Associate Editor of the CALL Journal and is a member of the editorial board of ReCALL. Currently her scholarly work and publications focus on the impact of mediation and the relevance of critical digital literacy skills in collaborative online learning and teaching across the curriculum. Her publications are available here. She is also a co-investigator in the EU-funded EVALUATE, EVOLVE and ERASMUS PLUS Virtual Exchange projects which link teachers and learners from Higher Education Institutions round the world in Virtual Exchange initiatives.