JALTCALL is a Special Interest Group (SIG) of JALT (Japan Association for Language Teaching) for educators and researchers who share an interest in digital technology and language learning. JALT holds a major conference every year in early/mid June. There is also a refereed journal, the JALTCALL Journal, and regular articles in the Digital & Mobile Language Learning (DMLL) blog. Membership information can be found on the membership page of the JALTCALL website.
The JALT CALL conference will be held at the Meijo University, Nagoya, Nagoya Dome-Mae Campus. The theme this year is New Directions in Educational Technology and keynote speaker is Agnieszka (Aga) Palalas, President of IAmLearn & IABL, Assistant Professor, Athabasca University, Canada. She will be talking about “Technology and the Changing Role of the Teacher and Learner.”
The Virtually Connecting session will run on Saturday June 9th at 4:10 p.m. (local Japan time) with virtual buddy Teresa McKinnon (@warwicklanguage) and the on site buddies will be Parisa Mehran (@ParisaMehran) and Louise Ohashi (@OhashiLou). The guests include Agnieszka (Aga) Palalas and Kazunori Nozawa.
- Keynote Speaker Agnieszka (Aga) Palalas, President of IAmLearn & IABL, Assistant Professor, Athabasca University, Canada. Title: Technology and the Changing Role of the Teacher and Learner
- Plenary Speaker: Kazunori Nozawa, JALTCALL co-founder, Professor Emeritus, Ritsumeikan University, Japan. Title: CALL Integration into EFL: Successes and Challenges over the Years
The Twitter hashtag for this event is #JALTCALL2018.
To join this Virtually Connecting session from anywhere in the world, please add your contact details to this form. We will use this information to keep you informed about the session.