This international and interdisciplinary conference will again bring together a range of academics and practitioners to discuss new directions of research and discovery in language learning. As with IAFOR’s other events, ECLL2016 will afford the opportunity for renewing old acquaintances, making new contacts, and networking across higher education and beyond.
The European Conference on Language Learning 2016 (ECLL2016) will be held alongside The European Conference on Technology in the Classroom 2016 (ECTC2016), and The European Conference on Education 2016 (ECE2016) on June 29-July 3, 2016 in Brighton, United Kingdom at the Waterfront Hotel.
Conference Chairs and Keynote Speakers
- Prof Steve Cornwell – IAFOR International Director of Programme: Language Learning, Osaka Women’s University, Japan
- Prof Jean-Marc Dewaele – ECLL2016 Keynote Speaker, Birkbeck, University of London, UK
- Ken Wilson – ECLL2016 Keynote Speaker, Author
Conference Theme and Streams
Conference Theme: “Convergence and Divergence“
The conference theme for ECLL2016 is “Convergence and Divergence”, and the organisers encourage submissions that approach this theme from a variety of perspectives. However, the submission of other topics for consideration is welcome and we also encourage sessions across a variety of interdisciplinary and theoretical perspectives.
Submissions are organised into the following thematic streams:
- Alternative assessment
- Anxiety & Motivation
- Blended learning
- Constructivist approaches
- Conversation analysis
- Cross-Cultural Communication
- First language acquisition
- Gaming and Simulation
- Individual differences
- Innovative language teaching and learning methodologies
- Interactional competence
- Inter-group relations
- Knowledge management/LMS
- Language education
- Learner and teacher autonomy
- Learning Environments
- Learning Strategies
- Learning third languages
- Life long learning
- Open Learning Initiative (OLI)
- Phonetics and Phonology
- World Englishes
- Teacher training
- Testing and evaluation
- The good language learner
- Translation and Interpretation
The IAFOR Journal of Language Learning is an editorially independent journal. A small number of papers from the conference proceedings are selected by the journal editor. Articles may also be submitted directly by contacting the appropriate editor. IAFOR’s open access journals, which conform to the highest academic standards, reflect the interdisciplinary and international nature of our conferences and are organised thematically.
Once you have registered, you can submit your final paper via the online submission system anytime until August 3, 2016. Final papers are only accepted in a Microsoft Word .doc format. Please download our Final Paper Template and read the Final Paper Submission Guidelines. The Official Conference Proceedings will be published online in a PDF format under an ISSN issued by the National Diet Library of Japan on September 3, 2016.
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