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CALLing all Brains! (2016)

call and brain 2016Are you interested in the role digital technology can play in second language learning? Do you want to find out more about the intersection of neuroscience and language acquisition?  If so, join us at the JALTCALL2016 Conference!

JALTCALL2016 will be held at Tamagawa University (Tokyo, Japan) from June 3rd to 5th. This year we are having a joint conference with the recently-formed BRAIN SIG (neuroscience). The theme is “CALL and the BRAIN” and we are planning to host a wide range of presentations and workshops on these topics.
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Our keynote speaker this year will be Mark Pegrum (University of Western Australia),  a key researcher in the field of digital literacies, and the author of Mobile Learning: Languages, Literacies and Cultures. 

 

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There will also be a virtual presentation by our plenary speaker, Tracey Tokuhama-Espinosa (FLACSO, Quito, Ecuador), leading researcher in the neuroscience of learning, and author of 
Making Classrooms Better and Mind, Brain, and Education Science.

The call for proposals is open so if you have something to share, please make a submission. The deadline is February   15th, 2016. For more information about submissions and the conference itself, please go to conference2016.jaltcall.org.

Hope to see you there!

 

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Don’t Miss JALTCALL 2014

The JALTCALL 2014 conference on June 6~8 represents the largest gathering in Japan ofScreenshot 2014-05-20 09.43.41 educators from around the world who are committed to using digital technology in the language classroom. This year’s conference has attracted a massive wave of applications to present, and the pre-conference registration figures indicate that the turnout will be stellar.

Amongst the mix of fantastic presentations you can find talks by most of the DMLL contributors:

Those of you who are interested in mobile learning should also make time to check out the plenary by JALTCALL Journal editor and mobile language learning guru Professor Glenn Stockwell.

A full list of presentations and workshops can be found here.

See you in Nagoya!