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Fri Jan 22 2010

Calls: Applied Ling/Belgium

Editor for this issue: Kate Wu <katelinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Ann Aerts, Antwerp CALL 2010: Motivation and Beyond

Message 1: Antwerp CALL 2010: Motivation and Beyond
Date: 21-Jan-2010
From: Ann Aerts <ann.aertsua.ac.be>
Subject: Antwerp CALL 2010: Motivation and Beyond
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Full Title: Antwerp CALL 2010: Motivation and Beyond

Date: 18-Aug-2010 - 20-Aug-2010
Location: Antwerp, Belgium
Contact Person: Ann Aerts
Meeting Email: ann.aertsua.ac.be
Web Site: http://www.antwerpcall.be

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Feb-2010

Meeting Description:

The editor, associate editors and editorial board of the CALL Journal extend a
cordial invitation to attend Antwerp CALL 2010, the XIVth International CALL
Research Conference.

Universiteit Antwerpen, 18-20 August 2010

Keynote speakers Antonie Alm (University of Otago, New Zealand), Maarten
Vansteenkiste (Ghent University, Belgium) and Ema Ushioda (Warwick University,
United Kingdom) will provide an overview of trends in L2 motivation research, an
introduction to Self-Determination Theory and a presentation of the L2 SELF model.

Call for Papers

You are hereby invited to present your current CALL activities, highlighting
aspects such as:

- the impact of CALL on motivation;
- designing for motivation;
- the role of ICT in the analysis of motivation;
- the relationship between motivation and proficiency level / attainment;
- learning styles;
- L2 anxiety;
- technophobia and willingness to use technology;
- Self-models and L2 identities;
- motivation of teachers
- motivation of policy makers;
- motivation in web 2.0 based learning environments;
- motivation and L2 gaming;
- the role of virtual, adaptive and intelligent systems;
- the role of mobile devices and applications.

We welcome proposals that address any of the above or related topics, as well
as those involving studies of other individual or group differences that may
directly or indirectly influence motivation to use technology effectively in
language teaching and learning.

Besides these topics, panels and discussion groups will also tackle questions
- How to transform your daily work into research ?
- How to carry out collaborative research ?
- How to get published ?

Deadline for submissions is 15 February 2010. Please send your abstract(s) to

Check the conference website for further information: www.antwerpcall.be.

Antwerp CALL 2010 will be combined with the second edition of the LINGUAPOLIS
Summer School: A Toolbox for Design-Based Research (22-27 August 2010). The
course will focus on methodological considerations in designing and conducting
empirical research. Our lecturers will highlight the practical issues involved
in the use of qualitative and quantitative research methods in language teaching
and learning. Participants of CALL 2010 get a reduction for the Summer School.

The maximum number of participants is limited, so enjoy the benefits of pre-
registration for both events by sending an e-mail to ann.aertsua.ac.be. Once
pre-registered, your seat is reserved, but you keep the right to cancel until
15 March 2010.

Jozef Colpaert
Conference director

Ann Aerts
Conference Manager
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