Monday, November 21, 2005

12th International CALL Research Conference - Call for Submissions

12th International CALL Research Conference

How are we doing?
CALL & Monitoring the Learner

University of Antwerp Language Institute Antwerp, Belgium, 20-22 August 2006

Conference theme and topics: In general, the CALL Conferences focus on research topics and issues in CALL Theory, Practice and Engineering.

CALL 2006 topics include: Student monitoring, assessment and evaluation;
Evaluation of technologies and systems (pre-use and post-use);
Quantitative and qualitative data gathering;
Tracking and Logging;
Stand-alone courseware versus online;
Self-assessment for autonomous language learners;
Washback toward teacher assessment;
Phenomenographic and other approaches;
Scaffolding and Negotiation of Meaning;
Computer-Assisted Language Testing;
Curriculum and Syllabus design;
Managing Language Learning;
Answer Evaluation and Feedback;

Deadline for submission of abstracts: 24 December 2005

Sunday, November 20, 2005

Berlin ELT conference February 2006

British Council Germany invites you to its 4th Berlin ELT Conference

Date: 17-18 February 2006

Title: "Current trends and future directions in English Language Teaching"

Conference strands:
  • Early English and Transition
  • ICT (Information and Communication Technology)
  • CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning)
  • Promoting Learner Autonomy
Who is it for? - Trainers, researchers, policy makers, teachers working in the field of English
language teaching.
There will be contributions from over 30 speakers from 11 countries.

Venue: Berlin-Spandau, Evangelisches Johannesstift

For the preliminary timetable, registration and further information see the web site at

Wednesday, November 16, 2005

Who controls the Internet?

Information Summit Negotiates Oversight of Internet
United States favors limited governance to maintain innovation

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