IATEFL Learning Technologies SIG:

Wireless Ready: Interactivity, Collaboration and Feedback in Language Learning Technologies

Date: Saturday, March 29th, 2008 Time: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Speaker: Call for papers due January 10, 2008

A simultaneous real and virtual world / Second Life event.
There will be a second Wireless Ready one-day event examining the role of wireless learning technologies and language education on 29th March in Nagoya. Proposals are currently being accepted for papers in the following or related areas:
- wireless learning environments and language learning
- Interactive Whiteboards in the language classroom
- Virtual learning environments and language education (Second Life)
- Web 2.0 and language learning
- interactivity and CALL
- collaboration in the technology-enhanced classroom
- improving feedback in CALL technologies
- computer aided assessment and testing
- case studies on podcasting, wikis, blogs, photosharing, online video
- mobile learning
- one-to-one laptop programs
- ICT policy and language learning in wireless environments
- traditional versus emerging wireless technologies in CALL
- teacher training and professional development using wireless technology
- wired versus wireless learning environments
- other proposals related to the conference title.

Abstracts of approximately 300 words should be sent as Microsoft Word attachments by January 10th 2008, citing your name, institutional affiliation and short biography (100 words) to michael.thomas@nucba.ac.jp.

Organization: The International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language, Learning Technologies Special Interest Group (IATEFL Learning Technologies SIG)

Cost: TBA

Venue: NUCB Graduate School, Nagoya University of Commerce and Business, Nishiki 1-20-1, Naka-ku, Nagoya, 460-0003

Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan


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