International Workshop on "Technology Enhanced Language Learning"

Organizer: Chiu-Jung Chen, Di Zou, Pei-Lin Liu

Style of the workshop

Mini-conference

 

A brief description / draft of CfP

 

The aim of this workshop is to provide a forum where international participants can share knowledge on the technology enhanced language learning (TELL). With the integration of pedagogy theories and careful design, TELL has the capability of providing learners with favorable conditions for language learning, such as independent and targeted skill practice, immediate corrective feedback, portability, social interactivity, context sensitivity, connectivity, individuality, and immediacy. As various kinds of exploration and implications have been emerging, more efforts should be devoted to make further understanding about the reasonable integration of language learning theories and latest technology development. The two-hour workshop will provide a forum where international participants can share knowledge, experiences and concerns on related issues in TELL, understand new era trends and strategies, as well as explore directions for future research collaborations.

 

Scope of interests includes, but not limited to: 

  • Theoretical foundations of technology enhanced language learning (TELL)

  • Soft technologies of TELL

  • Hard technologies of TELL

  • Emerging ICT tools and applications for TELL

  • Language learning strategies & learning styles in situated learning for TELL

  • Digital content development for TELL

  • Assessment & evaluation of TELL

  • Blended learning & hybrid course of TELL

  • Socio-cultural perspectives and implications of education in TELL

  • Teachers’ professional development for translation and scaling up of TELL

  • TELL in open, distance and flexible learning contexts

  • TELL in informal learning (e.g., libraries, academic support services, student societies/guilds, careers, alumni, marketing and recruitment)

 

Short biography of the workshop organizer

Dr. Chiu-Jung Chen is an Assistant Professor in the Department of e-learning design and management, National Chia-Yi University, Taiwan. He got his Ph.D. in University of Southern California, USA. He has experienced in developing, designing, implementing, using and evaluating ICT in education for more than ten years. His research interests include computer-assisted language learning, mobile learning, personalized learning and educational technology. Dr. Chen has published in several SSCI journals, such as Computers & Education, Computer Assisted Language Learning, The Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology, Interactive Learning Environments, and so on.

 

Dr. Di Zou is an Assistant Professor in the Department of English Language Education, The education university of Hong Kong, HK. Dr. Zou has published in several SSCI journals, such as International Journal of Innovation and Learning, Computer Assisted Language Learning, Educational Technology & Society, International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, British Journal of Educational Technology and so on.

 

Dr. Pei-Lin Liu is currently an Associate Professor of Department of Foreign Languages at National Chia-Yi University. Her research interests in the study of computer assisted language learning. She especially concerns about how to efficiently and effectively use mobile-learning devices to improve foreign language learners’ language proficiency. She has contributed her knowledge to develop and implement the curriculum, pedagogy, lessons, teaching materials, etc., for foreign language and mobile learning environments. Her research includes technology enhanced foreign language learning (TEFLL) to publish in many SSCI journals, such as Computers & Education, Computer Assisted Language Learning, The Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology, Interactive Learning Environments, and so on.

 

Please submit paper to chenc@mail.ncyu.edu.tw

Contact Me

Chiu-Jung Chen, National Chia-Yi University, Taiwan

+88652263411

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