Degree Title: Professor
Academic Degree: Professor
Affiliation: Laboratoire de Recherche sur le Langage (EA 999), Clermont Université
Field of activity: Computer Assisted language Learning, computational linguistics, corpus linguistics
Personnal Website: http://lrl.univ-bpclermont.fr/spip.php?rubrique98
Thierry Chanier is professor at the Université Blaise Pascal, France. His main domain of research over the 20 past years has been in technology enhanced language learning or Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL). Since 1999, he has been mainly concerned with online distance learning. He studies interactions in multimodal environments, where groups of learners of different countries and languages learn collaboratively. His has been the leader of the Mulce project. He is a member of the editorial board of several CALL journals, and co-creators of open access journals. He has been mandated in 2003 by the French Minister of Education and Research to develop the first open archive in Humanities in France.
He contributed, through the Mulce (Multimodal corpus exchange) project, to developp the concept of Learning & Teaching Corpus (LETEC), see http://mulce.org and http://repository.mulce.org