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LINGUIST List 24.3536

Tue Sep 10 2013

Calls: Applied Linguistics/Tunisia

Editor for this issue: Bryn Hauk <brynlinguistlist.org>

Date: 09-Sep-2013
From: lamia Bach Baoueb <lamia_bachbaouebyahoo.fr>
Subject: International Symposium on ICT for Language Learning and Teaching
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Full Title: International Symposium on ICT for Language Learning and Teaching

Date: 05-Mar-2014 - 07-Mar-2014
Location: Tunis, Tunisia
Contact Person: lamia Bach Baoueb
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Oct-2013

Meeting Description:

International Symposium on ICT for Language Learning and Teaching
5-7 March-2014
University of Tunis El Manar

The symposium on ICT for language learning and teaching, sponsored by the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development ‘IBRD’ with the aim to improve and promote the quality of language learning and teaching, is an excellent opportunity for the presentation and exchange of novel methods in the application of information and communication technologies (ICT) to the fields of language learning and teaching. The symposium is intended to contribute to the sophisticated and challenging process of incorporating ICT into the educational system, which requires substantial changes at a myriad of levels: infrastructure, practices, training, testing, and logistics amongst many others.

Accommodation (for international participants) and catering during the conference are available and free of charge.

2nd Call for Contributions:

The Symposium on ICT for language learning and teaching focuses on (but is not restricted by) the following topics:

- Blended learning
- ICT based language learning and teaching methods
- E-learning resolutions
- ICT and the promotion of quality in language learning
- Language learning for specific purposes
- Bilingualism/multilingualism novel learning/teaching methods and ICT
- The use of ICT in TEYL and TEFL
- ICT teacher and student training
- TOEIC and TOEFL training and assessment
- CALL/CALT and Test Generators' assessments
- Certification and validation of language skills

The symposium welcomes contributions from teachers, experts and coordinators of language projects and programmes in three modalities : papers, posters and workshops. Applicants are invited to submit an abstract (500 words max) to the following email address: lamia_bachbaouebyahoo.fr no later than 15 October 2013.

Three languages are accepted: Arabic, French and English.

Applicants whose papers are accepted will have to confirm their participation by 20 December 2013. All papers should be submitted no later than 28 February 2014.

Important Dates:

Deadline: 15 October 2013
Notification of acceptance/refusal: 30 October 2013
Deadline for paper submission: 28 February 2014
Date of the symposium: 5-7 March 2014

For further information please contact us at the following email address: lamia_bachbaouebyahoo.fr.



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