Eurocall 2012

Pedagogen EUROCALL is a professional organization which aims to promote innovative research, development and practice in the area of Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) and Technology Enhanced Language Learning (TELL). EUROCALL conferences bring together educators, researchers, PhD students, administrators, designers of software and language learning systems, government representatives, equipment and software suppliers and other professionals involved in CALL and TELL.

The University of Gothenburg in Sweden would like to warmly welcome you to the EUROCALL 2012 conference, on 22-25 August, 2012. The conference will take place at the Faculty of Education in the centre of the city and is hosted by the Department of Education, Communication and Learning and the Linnaeus Centre for Research on Learning, Interaction and Mediated Communication in Contemporary Society (LinCS), in close collaboration with the Department of Literatures and Languages at University of Gothenburg and the Division for Language and Communication at Chalmers University of Technology.

The theme of the Gothenburg conference is CALL: using, learning, knowing, and will seek to explore how using technologies shapes what and how we learn, and what we know from research and development within CALL.

Sub-themes include, but are not limited to:

  • Theoretical perspectives in CALL
  • Hybrid spaces
  • Emergent technologies
  • Social media and networking
  • Perspectives on corpora
  • Interdisciplinarity and interculturality
  • Multimodality
  • The 21st century learner
  • New practices - new contexts
  • Assessment and feedback
  • Less widely taught languages
  • Mobile learning
  • Virtual learning environments
  • Computer-Mediated-Communication
  • Virtual worlds
  • Courseware design
  • Managing multimedia environments
  • Distance and collaborative learning
  • New pedagogical developments