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Call for submissions for an eBook on Second Language Teaching and Learning with Technology

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
  • Videoconferencing
  • 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 ebook@icall-research.net 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.

Reading Committee:

  • 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 ebook@icall-research.net, or visit http://icall-research.net/ebook.php

We look forward to hearing from you!

Sylvie Thousny and Linda Bradley