An update on Paul Gruba – eLearning Launch keynote speaker:
Paul grew up in LA, earned a degree in journalism from the University of Alaska and first taught English as Peace Corps volunteer in Bamako, Mali in 1983. He then worked in Japan teaching EFL, and then returned to earn at MA TESOL at UCLA before heading, once again, back to Japan to develop language tests. From there, he migrated to Australia and earned a doctorate in applied linguistics by examining the role of digital video in second language listening comprehension. At the start of this century, he gained a full-time position and is currently a Senior Lecturer, School of Languages and Linguistics, University of Melbourne. His current research interests include language and technology, new media assessments and research methodologies.
And here he is: