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Full Title: 2nd International Workshop on Technological Innovation for Specialized Linguistic Domains

Short Title: TISLID’14
Location: Ávila, Castille and Leon, Spain
Start Date: 07-May-2014 - 09-May-2014
Contact: Blanca Garcia-Riaza
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.tislid14.es
Meeting Description: TISLID’14 - Second International Workshop on Technological Innovation for Specialized Linguistic Domains: Lifelong Learning on the Move (www.tislid14.es) - will be hosted by the ATLAS research group (http://atlas.uned.es) at the University of Salamanca’s campus in Ávila (Spain), 7 – 9 May 2014. This event will include keynotes, workshops, paper presentations, posters and roundtable debates, including a EUROCALL Special Interest Group (SIG) session on MALL (Mobile Assisted Language Learning).

The following experts have confirmed their participation as keynote speakers:

Jozef Colpaert (Universiteit Antwerpen, Belgium)
Designing for personalization and contextualization

Gavin Dudeney (The Consultants-E, Weymouth, Dorset, United Kingdom)
Digital Literacies: Teachers & Learners

John Traxler (University of Wolverhampton, United Kingdom)
Language, Literacy and Mobiles

The following experts will run workshops on a number of relevant topics:

Mª Dolores Castrillo (UNED, Madrid, Spain) & Jorge Arús (Complutense University of Madrid, Spain)
Building a MOOC for language learning: a research-oriented workshop

Nicky Hockly (The Consultants-E, Weymouth, Dorset, United Kingdom)
Teaching with mobile devices: choices and challenges

Isabel Pérez (Consejería de Educación de Andalucía, Spain)
Designing CLIL materials using open educational resources and ICT tools

Stravroula Sokoli (Hellenic Open University, Patrai, Greece)
Audiovisual Translation for Foreign Language Learning: new multimodal resources
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics; Computational Linguistics; Translation
LL Issue: 24.4133

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