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Groningen, The Netherlands, 20-23 August, 2014

The deadline for submission of abstracts has been extended to: 14 February 2014.


María Sánchez-Tornel  &  Pascual Pérez-Paredes
University of Murcia (Spain)
Sites of interest:
·       SACODEYL:
·       Alcaraz, J.M. & Pérez-Paredes, P. 2008. What do annotators annotate? An analysis of language teachers’ corpus pedagogical annotation. In Frankenburg-Garcia, A. (ed) Proceedings of the 8th Teaching and Language Corpora Conference, 2008. Lisbon, Portugal: Associação de Estudos e de Investigação Cientifíca do ISLA-Lisboa.
·       Braun, S. 2007. Integrating corpus work into secondary education: From data-driven learning to needs-driven corpora. ReCALL, 19 (3), 307-328. 
·       Braun, S., Kohn, K., & Mukherjee, J. (Eds.). 2006. Corpus Technology and Language Pedagogy: New Resources, New Tools, New Methods. Frankfurt: Peter Lang.
·       Kohn, K. (2013). Pedagogic corpora: From real language to relevant language learning activities. TESOL Arabia Conference. 16 March 2013.
·       Pérez-Paredes, P. (2010). Corpus Linguistics and Language Education in Perspective: Appropriation and the Possibilities Scenario. In T. Harris & M. Moreno Jaén (Eds.), Corpus Linguistics in Language Teaching (pp. 53-73). Peter Lang. 
·       Pérez-Paredes, P., & Díez Bedmar, B. (2010). Language corpora and the language classroom. Materiales de formación del profesorado de lengua extranjera Inglés (pp. 1-48). Consejería de Educación y Cultura. CARM.
·       Pérez-Paredes, P. Sánchez-Tornel, M. & Alcaraz Calero, J.M. (2011). The role of corpus linguistics in developing innovation in data-driven language learning. Actas del I Congreso de Innovación Docente. Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena
·       Pérez-Paredes, P., Sánchez-Tornel, M., Alcaraz Calero, J.M. & Aguado Jiménez, P. (2011). Tracking learners’ actual uses of corpora: guided vs non-guided corpus consultation. Computer Assisted Language Learning 24 (3), 233-253.
·       Sánchez-Tornel, M., Alcaraz Calero, J.M. & Pérez-Paredes, P. (2011). Collaborative Annotation for implementing corpora for content and language integrated learning web services. In A. Gimeno (Ed.) New Trends in CALL: Working Together. London: Macmillan.

EUROCALL 2013 – University of Évora, Portugal

Areas covered during the conference:

Recent developments in mobile learning
Language learning in virtual environments
Synchronous communication in language learning
European Language Portfolio, self assessment and ICT
Challenges of e-learning: the role of the institution
E-learning: student expectations and experience
Successes of e-learning through the eyes of the student
The use of new technologies for language teaching in schools
Promoting the use of new technologies amongst language teaching professionals
Developments in the pedagogy of online learning
Corpora and language learning
Courseware design
Cross-sector collaboration through e-learning
Supporting less widely taught languages through CALL
Improving intercultural competence through language learning
Managing multimedia environments
Distance and collaborative learning
Self access and learner autonomy