From Sylvie Thousny:
Call for submissions for an eBook on Second Language Teaching and Learning with Technology
Editors: Sylvie Thousny and Linda Bradley
Linda Bradley and myself (Sylvie Thousny) are proposing an edited peer reviewed eBook focusing on second language teaching and learning preferably using online technology. Online technology here refers to web-based computer applications and Internet technology in all its forms, including, but not limited to for instance:
- Social networks
- Shared online video
- Virtual worlds
- Web 2.0 technologies (podcasting, wikis, blogs, etc.)
Targeted to young researchers, having just completed or nearly completed their PhD, the eBook will be digital rights management free and accessible online free of charge.
If you are a young researcher, we would like to invite you contribute to this eBook. Please send a 500-word abstract to email@example.com by the 31st of March 2010, along with your name, affiliation and email address. The abstract should be submitted electronically as either a Rich Text Format (.rtf) or Microsoft Word (.doc) file. Abstracts and manuscripts will be peer reviewed to ensure that the articles to be published represent the best scholarship currently available.
- Dr. Francoise Blin, Dublin City University, Ireland
- Linda Bradley, University of Technology, Sweden
- Graham Davies, Emeritus Professor of Computer Assisted Language Learning
- Dr. Agnes Kukulska Hulme, The Open University, UK
- Dr. Meei-Ling Liaw, National Taichung University, Taiwan
- Dr. Hans Paulussen, K.U. Leuven Campus Kortrijk, Belgium
- Dr. Peppi Taalas, University of Jyvaskyl, Finland
- Sylvie Thousny, Dublin City University, Ireland
- Dr. Monica Ward, Dublin City University, Ireland
Deadlines and important dates:
- Submission of abstracts: March 31, 2010
- Decisions to authors: May 31, 2010
- Manuscript file due (chapter draft): August 31, 2010
- Manuscript file due (final draft): November 30, 2010
Any questions on the eBook project? You are more than welcome to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit http://icall-research.net/ebook.php
We look forward to hearing from you!
Sylvie Thousny and Linda Bradley
The Language Learning in Computer Mediated Communities (LLCMC) Conference will take place October 11-13, 2009, in Honolulu. A pre-conference, CULTURA: Web-based Intercultural Exchanges, will take place October 10-11.
Abstracts for papers on the topic of language learning or language teaching in computer mediated communities are welcomed. Abstracts are due by March 1, 2009, with notification of selection results by April 15, 2009.
View the full call for papers at http://nflrc.hawaii.edu/llcmc/call.html
The Center for International Business Research (CIBER) at Florida International University (USA) and the European Association of Languages for Specific Purposes (AELFE) hosted in Spain are jointly organizing the 1st International Seminar on Languages for Business: A Global Approach.
Date: 5-6 June 2009
Location: Avila, Spain
The seminar intends to be a meeting point for academics carrying out research on languages for business from multidisciplinary fields. Papers on textual and discoursal analyses of languages for business, pragmatic, intercultural and cross-cultural aspects on business communication, socio-rhetorical and genre views of professional practices, as well as pedagogical implications and applications of languages for business are welcomed.
Visit the seminar website at
or download the call for papers from
Eurocall 2008 Conference
3-6 September, 2008
EUROCALL is a professional organisation for the promotion of innovative research, development and practice in the area of Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) and Technology Enhanced Language Learning (TELL) in education and training. EUROCALL conferences bring together educators, researchers, administrators, materials developers, government representatives, vendors of hardware and software, and others interested in the field of CALL and TELL.
EUROCALL 2008 particularly welcomes papers focusing on integrating new technologies into language learning. Presentations focusing on any other aspect of CALL research, development and practice are also welcomed, especially innovative uses both of established and of leading-edge technologies. All submissions are subject to a blind refereeing process.
Abstract submission deadline: January 31, 2008.
For more information, go to