Seminar by Dr Jackie Lou on walking as an ethnographic method.

Researching urban multilingualism on the move: Walking as research method Dr Jackie Lou, Birkbeck, University of London  [website here] Starts Friday 18th May, 2018 06:00 – 07:30PM Room tbc, Birkbeck University of London, WC1E To book a ticket please click her Event Description This paper explores walking as an ethnographic method in research on urban Read More …

Anxious learners, caring teachers and the emotional labour of teaching

Dr Christina Gkonou – University of Essex  Time: Tuesday May 2nd; Start at 3pm – it may last up to 90 minutes. Location: Ellen Wilkinson Building, Room B4.3 Anxious learners, caring teachers and the emotional labour of teaching This talk will centre on the concepts of language learner anxiety, caring, and emotional labour. To show Read More …

Book by Paul Breen

“DEVELOPING EDUCATORS FOR THE DIGITAL AGE A FRAMEWORK FOR CAPTURING KNOWLEDGE IN ACTION” Paul Breen Synopsis Evaluating skills and knowledge capture lies at the cutting edge of contemporary higher education where there is a drive towards increasing evaluation of classroom performance and use of digital technologies in pedagogy. Developing Educators for the Digital Age is a Read More …

Interested in exploring emotions and agency? do not miss this conference

  Manchester Roundtable on the role of emotions and agency in teaching and beyond 23 – 25 May 2018   Sociocultural approaches to human development and mind have become a prominent theoretical perspective in teaching, and have also served as a framework for empirical studies on how teachers act, make decisions, and design learning spaces that lead Read More …

2018 CARN conference

Colleagues, I am delighted to announce details of the 2018 CARN conference, to be held in Manchester UK, 25th – 27th October 2018.  More details can be found on the conference website: https://carnconference.wordpress.com/The call for papers is now open. We invite you to submit proposals, by 14th May, via this link: https://carnconference.wordpress.com/call-for-contributions/The theme for this year’s conference isVoicing Read More …

Vol. 9 of Research Papers in Language Teaching and Learning is now published

“Dear colleagues,I am happy to announce that vol. 9 of Research Papers in LanguageTeaching and Learning is now published. You can find it here:http://rpltl.eap.gr/  >  Current Issue, or, directly, here:http://rpltl.eap.gr/current-issue/volume-9-february-2018/volume-9-february-2018.This issue explores a wide variety of concerns. There are five paperson issues involving different aspects of applying online technology inEnglish language teaching, two papers on differentiated Read More …

BALEAP PIM – Intercultural Communication and EAP

    Nottingham Trent University is looking forward to welcoming you to a PIM on Intercultural Communication 18th November 2017 £100 This PIM is jointly held with the BAAL Intercultural Communication SIG. In today’s globalised, yet increasingly polarised world, communication skills, cultural knowledge, cultural sensitivity and open-mindedness towards others would seem to be more important Read More …

New Book

M. Wagner, D. Conlon Perugini & M. Byram (eds) Teaching Intercultural Competence across the Age Range: from Theory to Practice. Multilingual Matters October 2017. https://channelviewpublications.wordpress.com/2017/10/19/the-importance-of-intercultural-understanding-in-todays-world/

Congratulations to Khwan and Richard!

A paper Khwan and Richard are co-writing has been accepted for a conference in Thailand in 2018. Digital Literacy in English Language Learning and Teaching is the 2018 conference theme. Tantiniranat, S. and Fay, R. Teaching English for intercultural communication in Thai higher education: some challenges and possibilities. A paper to be presented at the Read More …

Distribution of call for papers for IJCALLT

This is an invitation to submit a paper to the special issue on: Flipped Learning in Foreign Language Environment, edited by Dr. Adrian Leis and Dr. Jeffery Mehring of the International Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching (IJCALLT) Introduction Flipped learning has received much attention and has proven to be a successful approach to teaching over Read More …