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Centre for Modern Languages
Joseph Hopkins
 Director of the Centre for Modern Languages
Av. Tibidabo, 39-43
08035 Barcelona (Spain)
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MA in Applied Linguistics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (USA). He has over 25 years of experience in foreign language teaching in the United States and Spain. In 2001, he was appointed lecturer in English as a foreign language at the UOC, where he is currently the Director of the Centre for Modern Languages.

His research interests are CALL (Computer-Assisted Language Learning), training of language teachers in the use of ICTs, distance language learning, computer-supported collaborative learning, and computer-mediated communication. He has given numerous conference presentations and published various articles and book chapters on these topics.

He has also taken part in several projects related to online teaching and learning, such as ICT-REV, funded by the European Centre for Modern Languages and the European Commission.