CALL for Papers: New and Emerging Technologies
- ***CALL for PAPERS***
Conference: "New and Emerging Technologies in ELT"
Dates: 3- 5 August, 2007
Venue: Loyolla College, Chennai, India
Deadline for proposals: 20th April, 2007
A conference organized by the IATEFL Learning Technologies SIG and ELTAI (English Language Teachers' Association of India).
The conference will host a variety of practical and theoretical presentations centering on the conference's theme of new and emerging technologies. The talks and workshops will cater both to experienced and novice teacher-users of learning technologies.
Papers addressing a variety of aspects in the application and research of New and Emerging Technologies in language teaching and learning will be considered. Main area of interest to the conference is Web 2.0 and its effects on the learning and teaching of languages. Other proposals which are related to the general area of learning technologies will also be considered. Sample areas of interest to the conference are:
Fpodcast and vodcast technology
F implementation of CMC technologies
F issues in teacher and learner training
F blogs and wikis
F research on implementation and effectiveness of Learning Technologies
F the use of Virtual Learning Environments
F Virtual Worlds
CONFIRMED PLENARY PRESENTATIONS
Prof James Coleman, Open University, UK
"Eeyore and the pixel dropout: what's wrong with technology-enhanced language learning?"
Phil Hubbard, Stanford University, USA
"Learner Training: a central issue for CALL"
Gary Motteram, University of Manchester, UK
& Sophie Ioannou-Georgiou, Cyprus Pedagogical Institute, Cyprus
"Are language teachers fit for Web 6.0?"
Michael Coghlan, e-Learning Consultant, Australia
"Language learning in a connected world"
More information at: http://www.ltsig.org.uk/
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