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International Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching (IJCALLT)
Call for Papers: International Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching (IJCALLT)
The Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching (IJCALLT) would like to invite you to consider submitting a manuscript for inclusion in this scholarly journal. The following describes the mission, coverage, and guidelines for submission to IJCALLT.
Mission The mission of the International Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching (IJCALLT) is to publish research that addresses the impact of and innovation in information communication technologies in advancing foreign/second language learning and teaching. This journal expands on the principles, theories, design, discussion, and implementation of computer-assisted language learning programs. In addition to original research papers and systematic reports of practice, this journal welcomes CALL-related book and software/online program reviews.
Coverage Topics to be discussed in this journal include (but are not limited to) the following:
CALL and second language acquisition Computer games in language learning and teaching Corpus Courseware design Distance language education Evaluation of CALL program Intelligence in CALL Language testing in CALL environments Mobile learning and teaching Monitoring and assessment in online collaborative learning Multimedia language learning and teaching Research methodology in CALL Social networking in language learning and teaching Software programs for language learning and teaching Teacher education Teaching approaches in the CALL context
Submission Prospective authors should note that only original and previously unpublished articles will be considered. Interested authors must consult the journal's guidelines for manuscript submissions at http://www.igi-global.com/journals/guidelines-for-submission.aspx prior to submission. All article submissions will be forwarded to at least 3 members of the Editorial Review Board of the journal for double-blind, peer review. Final decision regarding acceptance/revision/rejection will be based on the reviews received from the reviewers. All submissions must be forwarded electronically.
There is an open deadline for this call.
All submissions and inquiries should be directed to the attention of:
Bin Zou Editor-in-Chief International Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
All manuscript submissions to IJCALLT should be sent through the online submission system: