Bronagh Ćatibušić - Assistant Professor in Applied Linguistics
Assistant Professor in Applied Linguistics
Bronagh I am an applied linguist with particular experience in the Teaching of English as a Second Language (TESOL) and intercultural education. My research interests relate to language learning, curriculum development, and linguistic diversity in the context of migration.
What I teach
- Second Language Curriculum Planning and Implementation (M.Phil.)
- English Language Teaching Practice (M.Phil.)
- Language Testing (M.Phil.)
- Aspects of Written Language (Undergraduate)
- Language, the Individual, and Society (Undergraduate) on issues relating to migration.
What I research
- Language and migration: Investigating and responding to the language needs of refugees and migrants, both adults and children; supporting second language acquisition and recognising individual linguistic and cultural identities.
- Multilingualism and intercultural education: Promoting more inclusive approaches to education through engagement with migrant families and communities.
- Language pedagogy: Developing innovative approaches to language learning, teaching and assessment, including online learning.
- English for academic purposes: Exploring supports for international students from diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds, particularly during the Covid-19 pandemic, and enhancing inclusivity in higher education.
- Ćatibušić B., Gallagher F., & Karazi, S. (2019). Syrian voices: an exploration of the language learning needs, and integration supports for adult Syrian refugees in Ireland. International Journal of Inclusive Education. 23, 1-19. https://doi.org/10.1080/13603116.2019.167395
- Ćatibušić B., Gallagher F., & Karazi, S. (2019). An investigation of ESOL provision for adult Syrian refugees in Ireland: voices of support providers. In F. Mishan (Ed.), ESOL provision in the UK and Ireland: challenges and opportunities, pp. 133-154. Bern: Peter Lang. https://www.peterlang.com/view/title/64036
- Ćatibušić B., Gallagher F., & Karazi, S. (2019). Beyond ESOL provision: Perspectives on language, intercultural and integration support for Syrian refugees in Ireland. In F. Mishan (Ed.), ESOL provision in the UK and Ireland: challenges and opportunities, pp. 287–314. Bern: Peter Lang. https://www.peterlang.com/view/title/64036
- Ćatibušić, B. (2019). Minority language development in early childhood: a study of siblings acquiring Bosnian and English in Ireland. Teanga, Special Edition: Early childhood multilingualism, 139-161. https://doi.org/10.35903/teanga.v10i0.75
- Ćatibušić B. (forthcoming, 2020). Syrian refugee resettlement in Ireland: an overview of issues relating to language, cultural identity, and diversity in host communities beyond the metropolis. In L. Carson, C. K. Kwok, and C. Smyth eds. Language and identity in the European Union: the multilingual city and its citizens. Bern: Peter Lang. https://www.peterlang.com/view/title/71706