Caroline is a second-year PhD student in the School of Linguistic, Speech and Communication Sciences. She is a recipient of the School’s Trinity Immigration Initiative studentship award. Her current research seeks to explore the effect that different teaching methodologies have on student-engagement with ePortfolios in EAP. Other research interests include language teaching and learning, CALL and blended learning.
Caroline holds a BA (Hons) degree in English and Spanish from University College Dublin and an M.Phil. in English Language Teaching from Trinity College Dublin. She has a wide base of teaching experience gained in Madrid and Dublin where she taught all levels of English to teenagers, young adults, migrants and professional clients such as the Spanish Department of Defence and Xerox. Additionally, Caroline brings a wealth of business and life skills to her PhD studies, having also worked for 20 years in a variety of roles at HP, Dell and Anglo Irish Bank, and run her own international art business.
Projects she has been involved with at Trinity include the Erasmus+ EUROMEC project and the Erasmus+ K2 XCELING Project which is ongoing.