Norbert Pachler is Professor of Teaching and Learning and Pro-director: Teaching, Quality and Learning Innovation at UCL Institute of Education, University College London. His areas of academic interest and expertise include foreign language education, new technologies in teaching and learning (with a particular emphasis on mobile learning, e-learning and technology-assisted language learning) as well as teacher education and development. He has led on, and contributed to numerous research projects, has taught on various teacher education and development and Masters programmes and supervises numerous research students. He is the author and editor of a number of books (Routledge, Springer, Continuum, Peter Lang) and has (co)authored a large number of chapters, journal articles and research reports. He has extensive expertise as journal editor.