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Personal profile


Ward Peeters is Lecturer in Linguistics at LLCL and Visiting Professor at Kanda University of International Studies (Japan). His main research interests include studying digital discourse in language learning contexts, language acquisition and development, and learning analytics. 

Ward finished his BA and MA in English Language and Literature at the University of Antwerp (Belgium) before starting his PhD in Linguistics. He graduated in 2018 with a study on the affordances of digital language for language education, bridging between linguistic analysis and network theory. He has coordinated research projects in Australia, Belgium, Japan, the Netherlands and South Africa as part of an extensive study on computer-supported collaborative language learning.

Ward is the co-director of the Master of Applied Linguistics and editor of the Australian Review of Applied Linguistics (John Benjamins Publishing).

External positions

Visiting Professor, Kanda University of International Studies

28 Dec 2018 → …

Research area keywords

  • Digital discourse
  • Language acquisition and development
  • Learning analytics
  • Network analysis
  • Language learning
  • Corpus linguistics

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