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International Conference MOOCs, language learning and mobility: design, integration, reuse

Dates
Friday, October 25, 2019 - 10:00 to Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 17:00
Location
Walton Hall Campus

 

The School of Languages and Applied Linguistics at The Open University (UK), as one of the partners of the project "LMOOCs for university students on the move" (MOOC2Move) funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union, will host an international conference on ‘MOOCs, language learning and mobility: design, integration, reuse’. The conference will take place at The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK, on 25th and 26th October 2019.

Confirmed keynote speaker: Anna Comas-Quinn, the Open University

 

Call for papers (deadline: 31 May 2019)

We invite proposals including research-related papers, presentations of case studies and projects as well as posters on the subject of LMOOCs (Language MOOCs), including language learning and teaching with MOOCs; OER/ OEP for language learning and teaching; and MOOCs and student mobility. Topics include but are not limited to:

  1. Current trends in LMOOCs

  2. OER / OEP for language learning and teaching

  3. Pedagogical approaches in language MOOCs

  4. Designing LMOOCs

  5. Synergies between LMOOCs and OER/OEP

  6. LMOOCs and skills development

  7. LMOOCS and (student) mobility

  8. LMOOCs and learners’ motivation and achievement

  9. The role of the teacher in LMOOCs

  10. Assessing students’ linguistic competence in MOOCs

  11. Researching LMOOCs

  12. MOOCs and OERs for language teachers: new tools for professional development

We welcome proposals from researchers, practitioners and doctoral students.

Abstracts are invited for a 20-minute presentation or a poster. The conference presentations and posters can be in English, French or Spanish. Please send your abstracts (specifying whether it is a presentation or a poster) in a titled attachment of not more than 300 words in length, with name, address and affiliation.

Email the abstract to ou-mooc2move@open.ac.uk by 31 May 2019 and we will notify you by 10th June.  

We plan to publish a selection of papers in a monograph. Details about how to submit the full paper will be announced in due course.

The conference is free to attend, and you can register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/international-conference-moocs-language-learning-and-mobility-tickets-60747851459

Conference Scientific Committee:

  • Tita Beaven (Open University, UK)
  • Catherine Carras (Université Grenoble Alpes)
  • Barbara Conde-Gafaro (Open University, UK)
  • Mara Fuertes Gutiérrez (Open University, UK)
  • Ana Rosa Gago (Universidad de León)
  • Francisco Iniesto (Open University, UK)
  • François Mangenot (Université Grenoble Alpes)
  • Maryse Pêchoux (Université Grenoble Alpes)
  • Fernando Rosell-Aguilar (Open University, UK)

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