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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition
During this 3 day workshop we will explore traditional and emerging methodologies in research on teacher education in computer-assisted language learning (CALL) and computer-mediated communication (CMC). We will also look at popular areas of research in this field to date in order to find potential gaps and to establish how they can most effectively be addressed. In this context we will also consider practical, theoretical and ethical issues which emerge when we engage in pre- and in-service language teacher education/tutor training. Our aim is to take stock of the current state of affairs in research on teacher education in CALL and CMC-based language teaching and to propose a tentative research agenda for the next few years.
The workshop will take the following structure:
-Guest presentations on some of the key theoretical approaches on teacher education in CALL and CMC-based language teaching -Presentations by participants in which they present and discuss with colleagues their own research findings to date and issues which emerged when researching in this area -Round table discussions where current and emerging methodological approaches areas in need of investigation and development can be discussed in greater detail