New Directions in Language Learning Psychology [Call for Chapters]

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Call for papers

Chapter proposals are invited for an edited collection which “aims to explore contemporary perspectives and possible future directions in the field of language learning psychology”. The collection, to be edited by Christina Gkonou (University of Essex), Dietmar Tatzl (FH Joanneum) and Sarah Mercer (University of Graz),  will be published by Springer.

The editors state that they are interested in submissions which:

examine either theoretical and conceptual developments, and/or innovative methodological approaches to researching constructs from the field […] the contribution must make explicit in what ways the author(s) feels it is illustrative of a ‘new direction’ in the field.

Prospective authors are invited to submit an abstract (300 words max.) to Christina Gkonou (cgkono[at]essex[dot]ac.uk) by 1 August 2014, stating the proposed content of the contribution and indicating how it relates to the subject matter of the collection.

Important dates
  • Deadline for proposal submission: 1 August 2014
  • Notification of acceptance/rejection: 1 October 2014
  • Deadline for first draft submission: 19 December 2014
  • Deadline for final submission: 20 April 2015

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