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Hot Topic 9 am 14th

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CALL-IS Hot Topics 


9:00 - 10:15 am EDT

Thursday, March 14

Technology Showcase, Expo Hall - Booth 1111

Live broadcast link: http://tinyurl.com/call-is-youtube




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These sessions focus on the latest trending topics in CALL, such as “Communities of Practice”, “Online Teacher Training”, “Digital Writing”, “Teaching Reading Online”, “Augmented Reality”, “Social Media” and “Game-Based Learning.”


Time  Speakers  Title  Summary  Materials 
  Judith O'Loughlin, Language Matters Education Consultants, LLC, USA  Choosing and Using Electronic Picture Books in the Elementary ESL Classroom  Young English learners learn vocabulary, language, and story schema with traditional picture books introduced in their English language classroom. The e-book storybook can also be an effective way to developing language and introduce new vocabulary for this learner. The presenter describes selection criteria, with example e-books that meet the criteria.   
  Syeda Farzana Bukhari, University Of The Punjab, Pakistan  From CALL to MALL: Do smart work not hard work  Mobile-only users now outnumber desktop-only users. There is no denying the fact that mobile devices are changing corporate learning forever and language learning is no exception. The term computer-assisted language learning (CALL) has become outdated. The limitations of CALL can be overcome by mobile-assisted language learning (MALL).   
  Joshua Antle, Tsuda University, Japan  An Online Vocabulary Depth Test for New General Service List Words  The presenter will introduce the online version of a newly developed vocabulary depth test. This test measures several common yet problematic aspects of vocabulary knowledge for words on the New General Service List. The test's usefulness for English language learners and instructors will be demonstrated.   



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