Getting ready for the CALL conference at UA – ANTWERP CALL 2010: Motivation and beyond

17 Aug

I’ll try to attend to international CALL (Computer Assisted Language Learning) at University of Antwerp for the next three days:

University of Antwerp

University of Antwerp

Keynote speakers Antonie Alm (University of Otago, New Zealand), Maarten Vansteenkiste (Ghent University, Belgium) and Ema Ushioda (Warwick University, United Kingdom) will provide an overview of literature on motivation, an introduction to Self-Determination Theory and a presentation of the L2 SELF model.

Here are some highlighted topics from the conference

* the impact of ICT on motivation;
* designing for motivation;
* the role of ICT in the analysis of motivation;
* the relationship between motivation and proficiency level;
* learning styles;
* anxiety;
* technophobia/technophilia;
* self-models;
* teacher motivation.

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Posted by on August 17, 2010 in Linguistics, Programlama


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