GLoCALL 2018 Conference & 15th ChinaCALL Conference 2018

Events

INTRODUCTION

Jointly sponsored by China Computer-Assisted Language Learning Association (ChinaCALL), Pacific Association for Computer Assisted Language Learning (PacCALL), and hosted by School of Online and Continuting Education, Beijing Foreign Studies University and the Language Centre, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, the GloCALL 2018 Conference & 15th ChinaCALL Conference 2018 will be held in Suzhou, China, from August 16th to 18th, 2018.

The conference aims to share knowledge, skills, and ideas on the integration of technologies and language learning in the forms of workshops, plenary sessions, paper presentations, symposia and colloquiums.

Selected papers will be published in three reputable journals - EJCALL (indexed in Scopus), IJCALLT (indexed in ESCI and Scopus), and Chinese Journal of Applied Linguistics (indexed in ESCI).

Time

16 - 18 August, 2018

THEME

New Technology and Foreign Language Instruction: Opportunities and Challenges

TOPICS RELEVANT

  • New technology and foreign language education
  • CALL environment
  • CALL & L2 teacher education
  • Web-based instructional design for foreign language instruction
  • Web-based language assessment
  • CALL learners
  • Modality of learning
  • Web-based & resource-driven learning
  • Using the Internet for cultural exchange
  • Corpus-based & data-driven learning
  • Mobile language learning and emerging technologies
  • Fostering autonomous learning through technology
  • Lessons learnt in CALL
  • E-learning, collaborative learning and blended learning
  • MOOCs
  • Managing multimedia/hypermedia environments
  • CALL in vocational education

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

  • Dr. Phil Hubbard (Stanford University, The U.S.A)
  • Prof. Regine Hampel (The Open University, The U.K.)
  • Prof. Thomas Robb (Kyoto Sangyo University, APACALL/PacCALL)
  • Dr. Vivien Berry (The British Council, The U.K.)
  • Prof. Yueguo Gu (Beijing Foreign Studies University, ChinaCALL)

OTHERS

  • Working Language: English
  • Conference Process: Expert Speech (50 minutes per person), Workshop (80-90 minutes per), Presentation (20-25 minutes per)
  • For more information visit the conference website