February 12, 2012

Call for Papers: Globalization and Localization in Computer-Assisted Language Learning

From http://glocall.org

GLoCALL 2012 Conference &
2012 International Symposium on CALL
October 18-20
Beijing Foreign Studies University, Beijing, China

The Globalization and Localization in Computer-Assisted Language Learning (GLoCALL) Conference aims to share knowledge, research and experience on how to use computer technology to make language learning more effective and pleasant; to explore how the technology can be adapted to better meet the local needs of students and teachers, while at the same time providing global perspectives on computer-assisted language learning (CALL); and to bring the technology within the reach of local teachers who wish to develop their professionalism in CALL. GLoCALL is jointly sponsored by APACALL and PacCALL.

GLoCALL 2012 invites proposals for presentations that are related to computer-assisted language learning (CALL). Proposals for ‘Papers’ (35 minutes), ‘Workshops’ (80 minutes), ‘Symposia’ (80 minutes), ‘Posters’ and 'Virtual Presentations' should be submitted here by 16 April 2012.

Proposals are encouraged within the sub-themes below, but are not limited to:

application of technology to the language classroom
localizing Internet materials to the classroom
using the Internet for cultural exchange
managing multimedia/hypermedia environments
e-learning, collaborative learning and blended learning
emerging technologies
fostering autonomous learning through technology
training language teachers in e-learning environments

Successful applicants will be notified by May 16th, 2012, although those who require an earlier decision for funding purposes may request so in the Comments area of the Proposal Submission Form.

View the full call for proposals at http://glocall.org/course/view.php?id=74&topic=0#section-1

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