Bickerton, David M.

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BICKERTON, David M. British, b. 1944. Genres: Librarianship. Career: University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, lecturer, 1969-86, senior lecturer in French, 1986-93, director of Language Centre, 1983-93; University of Plymouth, Plymouth, England, professor of modern languages, 1993-98, research professor, 1999-2001, director of modern languages, 1993-98; Institut National de Recherche Pédagogique, member of scientific council, 2001-. Centre for Modern Languages, member of national advisory board for Computers in Teaching Initiative, 1995-99; French Ministry of Education, member of Comité national de co-ordination de la recherche en éducation, 1996-99; University Council for Modern Languages, member of executive, 1998-2001; Subject Centre for Languages, Linguistics, and Area Studies, chair of Specialist Advisory Group, 2000-. Satellite Materials in Language Education, project director, 1989-93; University of Bergano, partner in Produzione di Materiali Didattici in Lingue inglese per orientatori nei Centri Informagiovani, 1992-94; Language Object Coding for Educational Purposes, project member, 1993-96; Rapid Authoring of Packages Using Innovative Development Tools, coordinator, 1997-98; Web Guide to Good Practice in Teaching and Learning Languages, Linguistics, and Area Studies, coordinating editor, 2001-02; consultant to University of Southampton. Producer of television documentaries. Publications: Marc-Auguste and Charles Pictet, the Bibliothèque britannique (1796-1815), and the Dissemination of British Literature and Science on the Continent, 1986, rev ed, The Bibliothèque britannique (1796-1815), 2002. EDITOR: (with J. Proud) The Transmission of Culture in Western Europe, 1750-1850: Papers Celebrating the Bicentenary of the Foundation of the Bibliothèque britannique (1796-1815) in Geneva, 1999; (with M. Gotti) Language Centres: Integration through Innovation, 1999; (with R. Sigrist) Marc-Auguste Pictet, Correspondance: Sciences et techniques, Vol 3: Les Correspondants britanniques, 2000. Contributor to books and periodicals. Address: 13 Albert Sq., London SW8 1BT, England. Online address: [email protected]