|A. EDUCATION BACKGROUND|
|PhD (1989)||Université de Nancy II, France.|
MA (1983)MA (1978)
Université de Nancy II, France.Université de Provence, Aix-en-Provence, France.
|BA (1974)||Université de Provence, Aixen-Provence, France.|
|Cert.TEFL (1977)||Royal Society of Arts, London, UK|
|Dip.TEFL (1977)||Trinity College, University of London, UK.|
|B. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE|
|Conference Chairmanship||Organiser & director of 17th International ISAGA Conference, France (1986).|
|Consultant for several conferences (Italy, Japan, Spain).|
|Member of Honorary Committee for several conferences (Bulgaria, Estonia, Netherlands, USA).|
|Member of Selection Committee for several conferences (France, USA).|
Editor:Simulation & Gaming: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Theory, Practice, and Research (Sage Publications).
Editorial Board Member:
|Positions||Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis UNSA (France; Sept 1997-present).|
|National University of Singapore NUS (July 1998 - 2000).|
|Université de Technologie de Compiègne UTC (France; 1994-97).|
|Institut d’Etudes Politiques IEP (Lille, France; 1993-94).|
|University of Alabama (USA; 1989-93).|
|Pennsylvania State University (USA; 1988-89).|
|Université du Sud Toulon- Var (France; 1976-88)|
|Professional Services||President (past), ISAGA.|
|Vice-President (past), AMTESOL.|
|Executive Council member of several organisations (past or present), ISAGA, NASAGA, SAGSET.|
|C. RESEARCH INTERESTS|
|Communication||Cross-cultural communication, professional communication training (incl international business & academic presentation), leadership & teamwork, international understanding, intergroup behaviour, job interview skills.|
Computer- & Internet-mediated instruction, computerised simulation,blended learning, resource centres, research methods (multi-method research).
|Training||Experiential & active learning methods, simulation/gaming, simulation design, debriefing, self-directed learning, teacher development, learner training & learner responsibility, syllabus design & instructional materials development, professional presentation skills, leadership and teamwork, job interview skills.|
|Publication||Publishing, editing, writing, book and journal production.|
|Consultation||Ambassade de France, Estonia; Czech Republic; Malaysia; Singapore.|
|British Council, Malaysia; France; Czech Republic.|
Ecole Nationale d'Administration (ENA), Paris, France.
|BBC, UK.Chulalongkorn University, Thaïland. Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand,|
|Czech Technical University, Czech Republic.|
Foreign Service Institute , USA.
|Chiba Institute of Technology, Japan. KOEI, Tokyo, Japan.|
|IKIP, Bandung, Indonesia.|
|Management Training Centre, St.Petersburg, Russia.|
|Universiti Malaya, Malaysia.|
|Nanyang University of Technolgy (NTU), Singapore. National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore. Regional Language Centre (RELC), Singapore|
|Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Espagne|
Simulation and Gaming Across Disciplines and Cultures (1995), Global Interdependence: Simulation and Gaming Perspectives (1992),Communication and Simulation:From Two Fields to One Theme (1989), Simulation- Gaming in Education and Training (1988).
|Over 40 chapters in edited volumes and over 60 articles in journals (30 in peer-reviewed journals).||
Computer Assisted Language Learning; English Language Teaching J;
|E. KEYNOTE, INVITED SPEECH AND PROPOSED PRESENTATION|
|Over 15 invited & keynote presentations; over 50 proposed presentations.||
ABSEL (Assoc for Business Simulation & Experiential Learning), AILA (Assoc Internationale de Linguistique Appliquée), EDUCOM (Educational Technology),