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DOAJ -- Directory of Open Access Journals

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This site has a huge collection of open access journals across a range of disciplines and languages. Very useful for research.


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Instructed Second Language Acquisition

Instructed Second Language Acquisition is a peer-reviewed Journal that, twice a year, publishes research with a number of implications for language instruction. Second language acquisition is a rich and varied enterprise, carried out by researchers, whose interests and training often lie in broader disciplines of linguistics, psychology, sociology, and education. Second language research findings might have a direct application to instructional decisions or provide insights into the learning process that serves as a resource to inform teaching practice. Knowing how languages are learned will help language instructors develop a more innovative and effective way to teach a language and to create the necessary conditions for learners to learn more efficiently and appropriately. The overall aim of this Journal is to provide an opportunity for researchers, second and foreign language educators, and other language practitioners and policy makers to publish and read second language acquisition research that has direct relevance and impact for language teaching. Established in 2016, Instructed Second Language Acquisition, the journal is a forum for reporting and for critical discussion of language research and practice across a wide range of languages and international contexts. It welcomes quantitative and qualitative research to address the role of external manipulation (e.g., instruction, learner self-directed learning, input manipulation) on second language development.
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Colloque PERL : Entre présence et distance - pratiques pédagogiques en langues à l'université

Colloque PERL : Entre présence et distance - pratiques pédagogiques en langues à l'université | TELT | Scoop.it
Ce colloque a pour objectif d'étudier les possibilités et les usages du numérique dans l'enseignement/apprentissage des langues à l'université au sens large. Il permettra, en particulier, d’examiner les propositions de pédagogie universitaire grâce aux outils numériques dans un objectif de personnalisation et de responsabilisation de l'apprentissage. Dans la même perspective, il questionnera la pertinence et l’effet des dispositifs de formation et d'accompagnement des enseignant-e-s de langues dans des pratiques numériques d'enseignement hybrides ou 100 % à distance. Enfin, il permettra d’envisager la possibilité de mutualiser les ressources et l'ingénierie pédagogique pour offrir de nouvelles perspectives et répondre aux besoins de l'enseignement supérieur comme, par exemple, l'introduction des corpus (Boulton & Tyne, 2014) ou, encore, l'étude des besoins pédagogiques pour mieux cibler le développement des outils et des plateformes d'enseignement/apprentissage hybride ou à distance.
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Appel à communications 31 mai, colloque 16 novembre
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Webinaire : Environnements numériques pour l'enseignement-apprentissage des langues

Webinaire : Environnements numériques pour l'enseignement-apprentissage des langues | TELT | Scoop.it
Journée d'étude Webinaire organisée par le Centre de Linguistique appliquée de Besançon, en partenariat avec la revue Alsic (Apprentissage des langues et systèmes d'information et de communication) 28 mars 2017- Centre de linguistique appliquée - 6 rue Gabriel Plançon, 25000 Besançon
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Day of online presentations by French researchers in second language teaching and learning
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20 practical ways to use Google Forms

20 practical ways to use Google Forms | TELT | Scoop.it
Google Forms gives educators a powerful data collection tool. Check out these 20 ways to harness its power in school.
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Useful tips and tricks for collecting grades etc
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If you have access to technology, I recommend you check out Google Forms.  There are so many ways you can use it. This article has examples for each of the 20 ways so you can see what it looks like actually being used.
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Google Forms is an awesome tool!
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Text to speech technologies: OER examples

Four examples of open access text-to-speech tools, including one that also translates.

http://www.naturalreaders.com/index.html
http://text-to-speech.imtranslator.net (available in multiple languages) http://www.fromtexttospeech.com (available in multiple languages) https://text-to-speech-demo.mybluemix.net (with expressive SSML)
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Type your text in French, imtranslator will read it aloud in English
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Remove Line Breaks Online Tool

Online tool for removing line breaks from text and html. It automatically removes line breaks and preserves paragraph breaks.
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Beall’s List of Predatory Publishers 2017

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by Jeffrey Beall, January 3, 2017. Each year at this time I formally announce my updated list of predatory publishers. Because the publisher list is now very large, and because I now publish four, continuously-updated lists, the annual releases do not include the actual lists but instead include statistical and explanatory data about the lists…
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Increasing numbers of predatory journals and tips on detecting them.
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CFP formulaic language: TESL Canada Journal


Call for Papers 2017 Special Issue of TESL Canada Journal Formulaic Language in English language acquisition and teaching Guest Editor: David Wood, PhD

Formulaic language is a linguistic phenomenon which is basic to human communication. The term refers to multiword units, which may be continuous or not, which have a single meaning or function in communication, and which are probably prefabricated or stored and retrieved mentally as if a single word . Learners struggle with formulaic sequences and, for example, often fail to interpret their meanings accurately, even when given ample contextual clues .

While the body of research on formulaic language is large and growing in areas such as psycholinguistic processing, analysis of the role of formulaic language in specific genres and registers of language, and extraction from texts using corpus analysis tools, there are a number of issues yet to be addressed fully in researching the teaching and acquisition of formulaic language. For example, how can we be sure that acquisition of specific formulaic sequences is adequate in causing general language gain? Are there particular strategies which learners can be taught which will help them to be more readily capable of perceiving and integrating formulaic sequences in their own language repertoire without explicit teaching? Similarly, how can we be sure that our instructional techniques have lasting effects? Clearly, the teaching of formulaic language is an area still ripe for investigation by researchers and teachers alike.

This Special Issue of TESL Canada Journal will include papers sharing a focus on the teaching and acquisition of formulaic language, and may present empirical studies or literature reviews with fresh and practical conclusions. Book reviews and practical “In the classroom” short papers will also be included.

To review Author Guidelines and the three categories of Research, In the Classroom, and Perspectives articles, please refer to http://www.teslcanadajournal.ca/index.php/tesl/about/submissions.

As part of the submission process, authors are required to download the TESL Canada Journal Submission Form on that page and to send it to teslcan@ualberta.ca as an attachment, along with their manuscript.

Questions regarding this special issue should be directed to teslcan@ualberta.ca. Deadline:

Full manuscripts are due June 1, 2017.
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ACEDLE 2017 Bordeaux: programme définitif

ACEDLE 2017 Bordeaux: programme définitif | TELT | Scoop.it
Site du Colloque ACEDLE 2017, les 19,20 et 21 janvier à l'Université Bordeaux Montaigne. La médiation en didactique des langues.
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Recherches en didactique des langues et des cultures - Les cahiers de l'Acedle

Recherches en didactique des langues et des cultures - Les cahiers de l'Acedle | TELT | Scoop.it
Revue consacrée aux pratiques, représentations et modalités d'appropriation des langues/cultures,Journal focused on practices and cognitions pertaining to the appropriation of languages and cultures
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Les Cahiers de l'Acedle, désormais Recherches en didactique des langues et des cultures, arrive sur revue.org
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Apprentissage des Langues et Cultures en Tandem dans l’Enseignement Supérieur (ALCTES)

Organizers/Organisatrices :
Claire Tardieu et Céline Horgues EA 4398 - Langues, Textes, Arts et Cultures du Monde Anglophone (PRISMES)

Plenary speakers/Conférencier.e.s plénier.e.s :
Karin Kleppin (Bochum, Allemagne)
Lars Schmelter (Wuppertal, Allemagne)
José Maria Tejedor Cabrera (Sevilla, Espagne)

In partnership with/En partenariat avec : La Cité Universitaire Internationale de Paris (CIUP) (Collège Franco-Britannique, Fondation Biermans-Lapôtre, Colegio de España) L’Ecole des Ponts Paris Tech, Université Paris Est, IDEA, UPLEGESS EA 4398 - Langues, Textes, Arts et Cultures du Monde Anglophone (PRISMES) Call for papers/Appel à communication :

New: Abstract submission before October, 8th, 2016/Soumission des propositions avant le 8 octobre 2016 The submission Web page for ALCTES 2017 is/Pour soumettre un résumé, cliquez sur ce lien: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=alctes2017 Contacts : claire.tardieu@univ-paris3.fr celine.horgues@univ-paris3.fr

 The ALCTES International Conference will address the issue of how Tandem language and culture learning can be integrated in higher education environments and how the founding principles of autonomy and reciprocity are adapted according to various learning contexts and objectives. (See Call for papers)

Le Colloque International ALCTES s’intéresse aux modalités d’institutionnalisation de l’apprentissage des langues et des cultures en Tandem dans l’enseignement supérieur et en particulier à la manière dont les principes fondateurs d’autonomie et de réciprocité sont déclinés en fonction des différents contextes et objectifs d’apprentissage. (Voir l’appel à communications)
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ALOES : Journée d'études, mars 2017

ALOES : Journée d'études, mars 2017 | TELT | Scoop.it

Journées d’Etudes de l’ALOES 2017 La phonologie de l’anglais : théorie et terrain La langue orale : de la formation à la pratique pédagogique en classe avec le soutien du CeReS, Université de Limoges et du Rectorat de l’Académie de Limoges

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31 mars et 1 avril à Limoges
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Open Educational Practices in language education - Shona Whyte

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Workshop on Open Practices in language education in Limerick
 

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Nice group at the University of Limerick today!
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