25.3402, Calls: Applied Linguistics/USA

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LINGUIST List: Vol-25-3402. Fri Aug 29 2014. ISSN: 1069 - 4875.

Subject: 25.3402, Calls: Applied Linguistics/USA

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Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:47:41
From: Ruslan Suvorov [rsuvorovus at gmail.com]
Subject: New England Regional Association for Language Learning Technology

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Full Title: New England Regional Association for Language Learning Technology 
Short Title: NERALLT 

Date: 23-Oct-2014 - 24-Oct-2014
Location: Providence, RI, USA 
Contact Person: Conference Organizer
Meeting Email: nerallt.org at gmail.com
Web Site: http://www.nerallt.org 

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics 

Call Deadline: 15-Sep-2014 

Meeting Description:

The theme of the NERALLT 2014 Conference is Technology for language education: Making need-based and pedagogy-driven choices. The conference will be held on October 23-24, 2014, at Brown University in Providence, RI, USA.

It’s great when faculty and language support personnel have the luxury of choosing the technology they need for particular pedagogical purposes, but it’s probably not a reality at most institutions. Whether for budgetary reasons, the need for technology to meet needs of multiple departments, or for other reasons, institutions often make choices with varying degrees of input from language programs. This conference will present and explore a number of approaches to meeting instructors’ and learners’ needs.

We will consider these issues from an educational standpoint, identifying the whys and hows of technology choices. We will also hear from those who have experienced some of these choices, giving us a sense of how results vary with the use of differing technologies.

For more information about the conference and the call for proposals, check http://www.nerallt.org/

Call for Papers:

Abstracts due by Monday, September 15, 2014. 

Audience and Focus:

NERALLT seeks presentations that will provide professional development for language educators, technologists and administrators.

We invite proposals that describe the choice of language teaching and learning technologies accomplished through creatively

1. Networking & Collaborating with IT Staff and Decision Makers
2. Using Free or Inexpensive Alternatives to the Large-Scale Institutional Applications, or
3. Choosing Applications Relevant to the Needs of Individual Courses or Portions of the Curriculum within a Course

Types of Presentations:

NERALLT seeks presentation perspectives and formats that promote interaction, such as:

- 30 minute individual/group presentations (not including Q & A)
- Round table discussions or panels (30 minutes with a maximum of 3 presenters and 15 minutes Q & A)
- Electronic Poster Sessions
- Workshops (1-2 hours, hands-on)
- Lightning Round sessions (5 minute presentation followed by facilitated group discussion)

To submit a proposal go to the conference website:


The submission deadline is Monday, September 15, 2014. All proposals for consideration must be submitted online and will not be accepted after the deadline.

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