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Full Title: Foreign Language Instructional Technology: E-nnovative Learning

      
Short Title: FLiT II
Location: Nicosia, Cyprus
Start Date: 05-Dec-2013 - 07-Dec-2013
Contact: Shaunna Joannidou
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://lcweb.ucy.ac.cy/flit/
Meeting Description: The conference is being organized by the Language Centre of the University of Cyprus in Nicosia from December 5-7, 2013. There will be a morning Doctoral forum session and hands-on workshops in the afternoon followed by two days of conference presentations.

The conference will focus on the role of instructional technology in foreign language learning fostering innovative learning designs for the teaching of foreign languages. More specifically, it focuses on innovative technologies that can reach even beyond the classroom. The conference will address Second Language Acquisition research to instructional technology applications as well as the opportunity to experience cutting edge research. It is intended for those working in the field of Second Language Acquisition, foreign language pedagogy and Computer-Aided Language Learning as well as practicing and pre-service language teachers at the secondary and tertiary levels.
Linguistic Subfield: Language Acquisition
LL Issue: 24.1311


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