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;
E-portfolios;
Curriculum and Syllabus design;
Managing Language Learning;
Grading;
Answer Evaluation and Feedback;
Reporting

Deadline for submission of abstracts: 24 December 2005

http://www.didascalia.be/welcome.htm

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
www.britishcouncil.de/e/english/conf2006.htm
email: elt.germany@britishcouncil.de

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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