[Corpora-List] Registration EUROCALL2014 open

Sake Jager s.jager at rug.nl
Fri Apr 25 15:45:33 CEST 2014

Dear colleagues,

Registration for EUROCALL2014 is open. Almost 200 papers from presenters all over the world have been accepted, so we are looking forward to offering you an attractive and varied programme in our lively university city of Groningen.

Please register in time. You will find all the registration details, including accommodation, on:


Please note that early-bird rate ends on 31 May. If you are not a member of EUROCALL or one of the affiliated associations, allow for a few days for the registration to be completed.

You are urgently advised to book your accommodation in time, since Groningen is a busy city at the time of the conference.

Hoping to welcome you in Groningen in August,

Kind regards,

Sake Jager Local organising committee ---------------------


Groningen, The Netherlands, 20-23 August, 2014


The 21st EUROCALL conference will be held at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands from 20th to 23rd August 2014.

The program will include individual papers, symposia, workshops, presentations on EU-funded projects, and posters.

EUROCALL conferences are hosted under the auspices of the EUROCALL Association (http://www.eurocall-languages.org/). They bring together educators, researchers, PhD students, administrators, designers of software and language learning systems, policy makers and other professionals involved in Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) around the globe.


The conference theme is "CALL Design: Principles and Practice". Proposals addressing the theme from theoretical and practical perspectives in relation to the many forms and contexts of CALL are particularly welcome. Submissions may include, but are not restricted to: . Applying principles from SLA and TBLT in CALL . Applying specific instructional models in CALL . Preparing and delivering open educational resources, open courseware and open online courses for language learning . Designing for open and independent online language learning . Using competence or outcome-based frameworks (CEFR, IATFL, etc.) in CALL design . Designing, applying and evaluating computer-based language tests . Applying corpus-based designs and technologies . Learning analytics and CALL design . Synchronous and asynchronous CMC . Gaming and virtual worlds . Mobile apps for CALL . Telecollaboration and Online Intercultural Exchanges . Using NLP and AI-based designs and technologies . Using specific design tools (LAMS, CompendiumLD, etc.) for CALL . CALL for specific contexts and purposes (institutional setting, independent use) . CALL for specific skills . Successful CALL project designs . Developing strategies for teacher education and professional development

Specialists and practitioners from the various disciplines and research areas which help inform CALL design are invited to contribute.


Keynote speakers at EUROCALL2014 will be:

. Carol A. Chapelle (Iowa State University) on technology, language learning and applied linguistics research . Erik Duval (KU Leuven) on learning analytics and open education (cancelled) . John H.A.L. de Jong (VU University Amsterdam / Pearson English) on computer-supported language assessment

Important dates * Early-bird registration ends: 31st May 2014 * Deadline for submissions of short papers for proceedings: 30th June 2014

On behalf of EUROCALL,

Sake Jager Marjolijn Verspoor Estelle Meima

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