Research related to emerging technologies and teachers’ training needs

Colleagues at Cadiz University are collaborating with Universdad Carlos III de Madrid on a research project related to emerging technologies and teachers’ training needs. The survey is part of a broader research project that aims to study the current use of emerging technologies in education as well as teachers’ needs when integrating such technologies in their teaching syllabus.
Since they are interested in reaching a very broad teacher community LinguaCoP members are requested to complete and forward the related questionnaire (3-5 minutes) to colleagues and teachers they are in touch with. Link to access the questionnaire:

New Journal about Computer-Assisted Language Learning

The New (Open Access) Journal of China Computer-Assisted Language Learning published its first issue.
The Journal, an initiative of Beijing Foreign Studies University, is the official journal of ChinaCALL, an affiliate of China Association for Comparative Studies of English and Chinese. The journal seeks to provide an international platform for exchanging ideas, innovations and fi ndings regarding computer-assisted language learning. Research articles and critical reviews are especially welcome in related promising fi elds. The journal is peer-reviewed, published in English, open-access and issued twice a year.

My recommended articles for LinguaCop members include:
Ma, Qing and Mei, Fang. “Review of corpus tools for vocabulary teaching and learning” Journal of China Computer-Assisted Language Learning, vol. 1, no. 1, 2021, pp. 177-190.
Shrestha, Prithvi N.. “Designing an online business communication course in English by responding to student needs through an evidence-based approachJournal of China Computer-Assisted Language Learning, vol. 1, no. 1, 2021, pp. 47-79.


EUROCALL 2020 online confererence

The theme of the EUROCALL 2020 conference is: CALL for Widening Participation. 
It is organised by the Centre for Internationalisation and Parallel Language Use (CIP) in Copenhagen and was planned to take place on South Campus from 19 to 22 Aug 2020.
Because of the Corona measures, this year’s conference cannot take place in the usual way. Alternatively, the Eurocall gathering, an online program of workshops and SIG symposia, will be organized during the originally planned days. For more details (program, registration, costs etc.), please get connected ready for our #eurocallgathering event