Dr. Bao Kham
Dr. Bao Kham is the Rector of University of Foreign Languages, Hue University.
Plenary Presentation: Technology and the Development of Learners’ Communicative Repertoire
This paper aims at deconstructing the newly discovered concept of communicative repertoire and explores the role of technology in the development of the repertoire. ... more
Professor Dr. Cynthia White
Cynthia White is Professor of Applied Linguistics, Massey University, New Zealand.
Plenary Presentation: Language teacher agency in CALL: Local practices, virtual spaces and global forces
In this talk using a wide range of recent examples I will show how the concept of agency allows us to gain insight into not only the realities of CALL practice but also the ways in which teachers seek to bring together local practices, virtual spaces and global forces within their CALL classrooms. ... more
Workshop: Reflecting on CALL research and practice: Using guidelines to improve your skills
This workshop uses practical activities for language teachers, researchers and professionals to answer the following questions: (1) What are some current guidelines for teaching reflectively with technology and how can I use them to improve my practice? (2) What are current guidelines for best practice in CALL research and how can I use them to improve my research skills and my understanding of CALL research? ... more
Professor Dr. Karen Price
Karen Price is a former lecturer at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and former director of the ESL teacher-training program at Harvard University
Plenary Presentation: Artificial Intelligence in CALL: Now and / or coming soon to a school near you!
The goal of this talk is to provide an overview and critical analysis of emerging technologies relevant to CALL and promote reflection on the nature of meaningful uses of artificial intelligence in language learning. ... more
Workshop: Using Augmented Reality: Superimposing sounds, images and text on the world we see
Augmented Reality (AR) apps add content to what someone actually sees in the real world. AR is not just for the technology giants. Anyone can develop AR apps with free software. Bring your smartphones and iPads to learn how you might consider creating lessons for your students. ... more
Associate Professor Eric Hagley
Eric Hagley is an associate professor at Muroran Institute of Technology in the north of Japan.
Plenary Presentation: A new standard for communicative English teaching – the case for incorporating Virtual Exchange
Virtual Exchange” (VE) has a relatively short history within English language teaching but is becoming more popular with a number of countries promoting it at national levels. The theory and practice of how it is being implemented around the world will be covered in this plenary. ... more
Workshop: Bringing the world to your classroom – participation in international virtual exchanges
Join this workshop to find out how your students can become part of the IVEProject, one of the biggest language and culture learning groups in the world. ... more
Featured Speakers at GLoCALL 2019
Claire Bradin Siskin
Claire Bradin Siskin is an enthusiastic practitioner of computer-assisted language learning (CALL).
Featured Presentation: A Call for Clarity about CALL
There seems to be a wide communication gap between CALL specialists and the rest of the world. Indeed, there are varying perspectives among CALL practitioners themselves as to the “correct” implementation of CALL, and there is even disagreement about the term “CALL” itself. The lack of precise definitions for common terminology adds to the problem. In this presentation, we will explore these issues of and suggest a path toward clarity. ... more