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20/05/2010

Language Conference

The 3rd edition of the International Language Conference on New Technologies for Language Learning and Teaching will take place in Florence 11 – 12 November 2010.
The third edition of the International Language Conference on ICT for Language Learning and Teaching will be organised in the framework of the LeTS GO project. The language conference will take place in Florence on 11 -12 November, 2010.

The aim is to promote the sharing of good practice and transnational cooperation in the field of the application of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) to Language Learning and Teaching. The language conference will also be an excellent opportunity for the presentation of previous and current projects and innovative initiatives in the field of languages.

The language conference focuses on the following topics:
• Innovative teaching and learning methodologies
• Languages for business and vocational purposes
• ICT based language teaching solutions
• Integrating e-learning in classroom based teaching
• Collaborative learning
• CLIL, Content and Language Integrated Learning

The Call for Papers is addressed to teachers and experts as well as to coordinators of projects and initiatives.

Two presentation typologies are available for the language conference:
• Oral Presentations - Each presentation will last for 15 minutes. A pc with Microsoft power point and video projector will be made available to all speakers. For other technical requirements please contact the language conference organisers by sending an e-mail to conference@pixel-online.net
• Poster Presentations - The language conference organisers will provide materials for displaying posters during the event. Authors will be able to make face to face presentations during the poster sessions.

In order to present a paper or a poster during the language conference it is necessary to submit an abstract of a paper or of a poster. The abstract should be written in English (300 – 500 words) and sent via e-mail to conference@pixel-online.net no later than 25 June 2010.

Full-length papers should be written in English (max 2500 words) and sent in Word format (using the template below) via e-mail to the following address: conference@pixel-online.net. A template for paper is available at the following web page: http://www.pixel-online.net/ICT4LL2010/callforpapers.php.

Important dates
• 25 June 2010: Deadline for submitting abstracts
• 9 July 2010: Notification of Acceptance / Rejection
• 1 October 2010: Deadline for final submission of papers
• 1 October 2010: Deadline for registration
• 11 - 12 November 2010: Dates of language conference

On the web site the following information are available:
• the objectives
• the organisational committee
• the fees
• the 1st edition of this language conference
• the 2nd edition of this language conference

For further information about the language conference, please do not hesitate to contact us or to visit the conference web site.

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