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  • Sophie Ioannou-Georgiou
    ***** 2nd CALL FOR PAPERS - Deadline extended to 6th May, 2007 ****** New and Emerging Technologies in ELT Loyola College, Chennai (Madras), India, August
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      ***** 2nd CALL FOR PAPERS - Deadline extended to 6th May,
      2007 ******


      New and Emerging Technologies in ELT

      Loyola College,
      Chennai (Madras), India, August 3 – 5 , 2007

      This will be a three-day conference organized by ELTAI and
      the IATEFL Learning Technologies SIG. The event 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:

      podcast and vodcast technology 
      implementation of CMC technologies
       issues in teacher and learner training 
      blogs and wikis
       research on implementation and effectiveness of
      Learning Technologies
       the use of Virtual Learning
      Environments  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”

      For more information check the event’s website at:
      http://www.ltsig.org.uk/
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