I was recently sent a call for papers that may be of interest to anyone of you who’s doing English for Specific Purposes, or English for Academic Purposes, and has an interest in Educational Technology.
The Special Issue of Journal of Teaching English for Specific and Academic English for 2015 will focus on Language Learning Technologies, and a call has been put out for papers that help “to better understand the theoretical, practical, methodological and technical aspects of the language learning technologies” as well as “relevant research trends and societal needs” associated with such technologies. The issue, which will be edited by Milorad Tošić, Valentina Nejković, and Nadežda Stojković (all University of Niš, Serbia), is to be published at the end of 2015.
An indicative, but non-exhaustive, list of topics that will be considered includes the following:
- Social computing technologies for Language Learning
- Online communities for Language Learning
- Virtual environments and language learning games
- Technology enhanced assessment
- Ontology and Semantic Web driven language learning
- Big Data and Linked Data for language learning
- Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) for Language Learning
- Mobile Language Learning Technologies
- Best practices in language learning technologies
- Language Learning Technology Infrastructure
- Technology intensive learning methodologies
- Pedagogy for Language Learning Technologies
- Technology enhanced Language Teaching
Prospective authors are invited to view submission instructions at the journal website, and are advised that the call for papers is open until 1st October 2015.
So if you happen to have done research relating to Educational technology, or maybe have insights from a recent thesis which you’d like to share, this seems like a good venue to showcase your work.
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