Social CALL The XXth International CALL Research Conference

Call for Papers

Important Dates:

  • Call for abstracts (details available and submissions open): 10 December 2018
  • Deadline for submission of abstracts: 3 February 2019
  • Notification of acceptance: 28 February 2019
  • Deadline for submission of an optional conference paper: 30 March 2019
  • Registration opens: 4 April 2019
  • Deadline for early-bird registration:15 May 2019 30 May 2019
  • Conference: 10-12 July 2019

There will be four presentation types: papers, posters, panels and part-of-panels. Download this template and send it to Submissions that do not take into account the conference theme will not be accepted.

The best presentation by a PhD student will receive the Jaclyn Ng Shi Ing Award, in memory of our friend and colleague who passed away in the tragic event of Flight MH17.

Two paper presentations will be rewarded as ’Selected plenaries’.

Authors of accepted abstracts will be given the opportunity to submit a conference paper to be published as double-blind peer-reviewed publication in the conference proceedings with ISBN number. Selected papers will then be published later as scholarly articles in Computer Assisted Language Learning.

Recommended Readings

Darvin, R. (2017). Language, Ideology and Critical Digital Literacy. In S. Thorne, S. May (eds.), Language, Education and Technology, Encyclopedia of Language and Education. Springer.

Kramsch, C. (ed.) (2002). Language Acquisition and Language Socialization. Ecological perspectives. Continuum. London.

Mondahl, M., & Razmerita, L. (2014). Social Media, Collaboration and Social Learning--A Case-Study of Foreign Language Learning. Electronic Journal of E-learning, 12(4), 339-352.

Morris, S. M. (2017). Critical Pedagogy and Learning Online. Blog:"

Reinhardt, J. (2019). Social media in second and foreign language teaching and learning: Blogs, wikis, and social networking. Language Teaching, 52(1), 1-39. doi:10.1017/S0261444818000356

Thorne, S. L. (2010). The “intercultural turn” and language learning in the crucible of new media. Telecollaboration, 2, 139-164.

Vinther, J. (2011). Enhancing motivation with cultural narratives in computer-mediated communication. Computer Assisted Language Learning, 24(4), 337-352. doi:10.1080/09588221.2011.572898

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Important Dates
Call for abstracts (Announcement)
1 December 2018
Abstracts submission deadline
3 February 2019
Notification of acceptance
28 February 2019
Submission of conference paper
30 March 2019
Application for reduced conference rate for postgraduate students
31 March 2019
Notification of result for reduced conference rate
12 April 2019
Registration opens
4 April 2019
Social Programme launched
8 May 2019
Early-bird registration deadline
15 May 2019 30 May 2019
Conference dates
10 - 12 July 2019