Dr. Joanna Baumgart



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Research Interests

Classroom discourse with particular focus on teacher talk and its impact on the teaching/ learning environment, reflective practice in initial TESOL teacher education and continuous professional development of TESOL teachers, TESOL teaching methodologies, corpus linguistics and discourse analysis approaches to the study of classroom talk.


Short CV

Since October 2019: Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin in TESOL, English Department, University of Hildesheim

Jan. 2019- Sep. 2019: Mature Student and Access Certificate Support, University of Limerick, Ireland

November 2018: PhD, School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics, University of Limerick, Ireland

Sep. 2016- Jan. 2019: Teaching Assistant in TESOL, Applied Linguistics & Academic Writing, School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics, University of Limerick, Ireland

Sep. 2012- Aug. 2016: Senior Lecturer in English, English Department, University of Innsbruck, Austria

January 2012: Specialist Diploma in Teaching, Learning and Scholarship (in Higher Education), University of Limerick, Ireland.

Sep. 2009- Aug. 2012: Tutor in TESOL and Applied Linguistics, School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics, University of Limerick, Ireland

Sep. 2008- Aug. 2012: Government of Ireland Scholar (Irish Research Council), School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics, University of Limerick, Ireland

Jan. 2008- June 2008: English as an Additional Language teacher, Primary School, Limerick, Ireland

September 2006: MA in ELT, School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics, University of Limerick, Ireland



Baumgart, J and Farr, F (2011) ‘Polish teenagers’ integration into Irish secondary schools: language, culture and support systems’ in Egger, S. and McDonagh, J. (eds.) Polish-Irish Encounters in the Old and New Europe, Peter Lang Publishing.

Baumgart, J. (2012) ‘Looking at the multicultural classrooms in Ireland – teacher educators’ perspective’ in F. Farr and M. Moriarty (Eds), Language, Learning and Teaching: Irish Research Perspectives, Peter Lang Publishing.

Farrell, A. and Baumgart, J. (2019) 'Current trends surrounding EAL provision in secondary schools in Ireland: building closer partnerships between schools and teacher education' in Mishan, F. (ed.) ESOL Provision in the UK and Ireland: Challenges and Opportunities, Peter Lang.

Baumgart, J. (2019) ‘The quality of teacher talk in TESOL Classroom: A critical-reflective analysis of discourse’ in Martinez, J.D. (ed.) Quality in TESOL and Teacher Education. From Results Culture Towards Quality Culture, Routledge.

Baumgart, J. (2021) Corpus Linguistics and Cross-Disciplinary Action Research: A Study of Talk in the Mathematics Classroom, Routledge

Baumgart, J. (forthcoming) "The impact of multiculturalism and multilingualism on teacher education in Ireland: meeting localised needs in a global classroom", in Brooks, G., Clenton, J., and Fraser, S. (eds.), EAL Research for the Classroom: Practical and Pedagogical Implications, Routledge.

Selected conference papers and presentations

Baumgart, J. ‘Using classroom data to facilitate teacher development and pedagogical changes in the classroom’, Issues in Applied Linguistics online-seminar series, Mary Immaculate College Limerick, 25 January 2019.

Baumgart, J. ‘Let’s talk about maths: using classroom data for collaborative professional development’ Inter-Varietal Corpus Studies International Biennial Conference, University of Malta, 13 – 15 June 2018.

Baumgart, J. and Canham, N. 'Teachers' voices: subject teachers as language instructors in secondary school classrooms', Language Education Across Borders, University of Graz, Austria, 8 – 10 December 2017.

Baumgart, J. 'Let's talk about discourse: opening up learning spaces in the classroom', Philologisch- Kulturwissenschaftliches Kolloquium, Universität Innsbruck, Austria, 10 December 2015.

Baumgart, J. ‘Integrating content and language in a multicultural classroom: from reflection to action’, The languages of Learning, 11th Annual Conference of the BAAL Language Learning and Teaching SIG, University of Edinburgh, UK, 02 – 03 July 2015.

Baumgart, J. ‘Mainstream teachers and language instructors – professional development of teachers in multilingual classrooms’, 5th International Conference on Foreign Language Teaching in Applied Linguistics, International Burch University, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina 07 – 09 May 2015.

Murray, L. and Baumgart, J. ‘Integrating blended learning’, Conversations in the Consortium Series, Centre for Teaching and Learning, University of Limerick, Ireland, 01 February 2012.

Baumgart, J. and Farr, J. ‘Teacher talk in multicultural classrooms’ workshop at “Supporting you-Supporting your ESL students” Event, University of Limerick, Ireland, 11 March 2011.

Baumgart, J. ‘The discourse of multiculturalism in teacher education – a snapshot from the Irish context’, ‘The Social Sciences in the Age of Uncertainty: Knowledge, Innovation, Society and Space’ Irish Social Science Platform (ISSP) Annual Conference, University of Limerick, Ireland, 02-03 December 2010.

Baumgart, J. ‘Looking at the Multicultural Classrooms in Ireland – Teacher Educators’ Perspectives’ Irish Association of Applied Linguistics Postgraduate Symposium, University of Limerick, Ireland, 01 October 2010.

Baumgart, J. ‘Multilingual encounters – English as an Additional Language pupils in Irish secondary education’, Sociolinguistic Symposium 18; University of Southampton, UK, 01-04 September 2010.

Baumgart, J. ‘Multilingualism in Irish secondary level’, Education and Integration Seminar Series, University of Limerick and Doras Lumini, University of Limerick, Ireland, 21 May 2010.

Baumgart, J. ‘Linguistic Accommodation of English as an Additional Language (EAL) Learners in the Mainstream – Considerations form the Irish Secondary Level Context’, New challenges for multilingualism in Europe (LINEE), Dubrovnik, Croatia,11-15 April 2010.

Baumgart, J. ‘Using classroom data as a tool for professional development in an ELT environment’, Inter-Varietal Corpus Studies Annual Symposium, University of Edinburgh, UK, 22 January 2009.

Mishan, F. and Baumgart, J. ‘Work in progress: ‘Withstanding washback: thinking outside the box in materials development’, Centre for Applied Language Studies Research Day, University of Limerick, Ireland, 04 June 2009.

Baumgart, J. and Farr, F. 'Polish students in second level education in Ireland: linguistic and cultural considerations for teaching and integration’, Irish Association of Applied Linguistics Language Policy and Language Learning Conference, University of Limerick, Ireland, 20 June 2009.