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Fri Sep 24 2010

Confs: Applied Ling, Lang Acquisition/Cyprus

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <brunettlinguistlist.org>

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

Message 1: Foreign Language IT: Theory and Practice
Date: 24-Sep-2010
From: Jack Burston <jburstonucy.ac.cy>
Subject: Foreign Language IT: Theory and Practice
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Foreign Language IT: Theory and Practice
Short Title: FLIT

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

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition

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 the Faculty of
Humanities and Social Sciences, Dublin City University, Ireland.

Professor François Mangenot, Université Stendhal, Grenoble, France.

Sophie Ioannou-Georgiou, Cyprus Pedagogical Institute

Foreign Language Instructional Technology Conference
Nicosia, Cyprus, Dec 3-5

We are pleased to announce that program details are now available online at the
FLIT website:


Online registration for the conference is also now available. Please note that
the early bird deadline for reduced registration fees is October 15, 2010.
Special reduced hotel rates are also available. Consult the FLIT website for
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