The 21st century is an era of great digital advancements and many children start school technologically literate. Such developments bring challenges to educators and an increasing awareness of the importance of the English language as a global language, the language of the internet, the language of social media. Indeed, the world of English language teaching has seen much of these advancements incorporated into the classroom, exploiting an environment where the 21st century learner feels very much at home.
The Japan Association for Language Teaching (JALT) is a nonprofit organisation dedicated to the improvement of language teaching and learning. JALT promotes excellence in language learning, teaching, and research by providing opportunities for those involved in language education to meet, share, and collaborate.
The 27th EUROCALL conference will be hosted by UCLouvain in collaboration with KU Leuven, in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, from 28 to 31 August 2019.
The guiding thread for EUROCALL 2019 will be ‘CALL and complexity’. This theme is to be seen as constituting a challenge to be embraced. Languages are known to be intrinsically complex linguistically and so are the determinants of learning (additional) languages.
The European Conference on Language Learning 2019 (ECLL2019) is a multidisciplinary conference held concurrently with The European Conference on Education 2019 (ECE2019). Keynote, Featured and Spotlight Speakers will provide a variety of perspectives from different academic and professional backgrounds. Registration for either conference will allow participants to attend sessions in both.
The Faculty of Arts and Humanities and the Department of English at the University of Macau is pleased to announce the AWL 2 Conference.
Future-Proof CALL: Language Learning as Exploration and Encounters
In conjunction with our Global Partners, including the University of Sussex and Birkbeck, University of London, we invite you to submit your abstract to the European Conference on Language Learning 2018 and join us in Brighton, UK.
The theme of the conference is "English language learning in a mobile world".
In the context of increasing local and global mobility for TESOL learners and educators, this conference will contribute to the ongoing examination of the theories and practices underpinning the TESOL field, and will project into future directions, whether as policy, pedagogy, materials design, assessment or community involvement.
The second conference on the role of individual differences in second language learning and teaching focuses in particular on the interactions between different individual difference factors, both within the individual and with contextual variables, such as the learning situation, the type of task, or the pedagogical options employed. The event will be of relevance and significance not only to academics, researchers, teacher educators, and materials writers, but also to language teachers wishing to enhance their instructional practices.