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LINGUIST List 21.2147

Fri May 07 2010

Calls: Applied Ling, Lang Acq/Cyprus

Editor for this issue: Di Wdzenczny <dilinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Jack Burston, Foreign Language IT: Theory and Practice

Message 1: Foreign Language IT: Theory and Practice
Date: 06-May-2010
From: Jack Burston <jburstonucy.ac.cy>
Subject: Foreign Language IT: Theory and Practice
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Full Title: Foreign Language IT: Theory and Practice
Short Title: FLIT

Date: 03-Dec-2010 - 05-Dec-2010
Location: Nicosia, Cyprus
Contact Person: Jack Burston
Meeting Email: jburstonucy.ac.cy
Web Site: http://lcweb.ucy.ac.cy/Flit/index.htm

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Call Deadline: 12-Jul-2010

Meeting Description:

The conference is being organized by the Language Centre of the
University of Cyprus in collaboration with the language departments of the
School of Humanities and Department of Education as well as the Language
Centre of the Cyprus University of Technology and the Cyprus Ministry of
Education and Culture. It will be held at the University of Cyprus, Nicosia,
December 3-5, 2010, and will include one day of hands-on workshops
followed by two days of conference presentations.

The conference seeks to address, on the one hand, the contributions of
Second Language Acquisition research to instructional technology
applications and, on the other, the implications of practical applications to
learning theory. 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.

Plenary Conference Speakers:
Keynote - Professor Mike Levy, Head of the School of Languages and
Linguistics - Griffith University, Queensland, Australia.

Dr Phil Hubbard, Director, English for Foreign Students, Linguistics
Department - Stanford University, California, USA.

Dr Françoise Blin, Associate Dean for Learning Innovation in te Faculty of
Humanities and Social Sciences, Dublin City University, Ireland.

Professor François Mangenot, Université Stendhal, Grenoble, France.

Sophie Ioannou-Georgiou, Cyprus Pedagogical Institute

Call For Papers

Proposals for conference papers (30 minutes) are invited particularly in the
following areas, but other topics are also welcome:
Social networking
Computer-mediated Communication
Distance and blended learning
Self-access learning
Task and project based learning
Mobile learning
Networked learning in adult education/ professional development
Building Language Learning Communities
Innovative e-learning technologies
Multimodality and language learning
Individualization / differentiation in the language classroom
Computer-adaptive testing

Conference presentation proposals should be submitted on line at the FLIT
conference website (http://lcweb.ucy.ac.cy/Flit/index.htm) no later than July
12. Conference presentations may be in English, Greek or French.
Proposals, which should be written in the language in which they are to be
given, should be between 250-300 words and accompanied by a brief
biodata statement (75-100 words) of the person making the proposal.
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