Programme

Tentative program for TISLID 18: Languages for digital lives and cultures, 24-26 May 2018, Ghent University.

 

Thursday 24

9:00-9:30 Registration

9:30 a 10:00 Conference opening by Veronique Hoste, Head of the Department of Translation, Interpreting and Communication (Faculty of Arts and Philosophy)and by Brian Holmes, (Director of the Executive Agency for Education, Audiovisual and Culture, European Commission), Honor President of TISLID 18: Mastering Diversity through Innovation: Insights into the European Union’s Support for Language Learning in the Digital Age

10:00-11:00 Plenary session by keynote speaker Aga Palalas (University of Athabasca, Canada): Mindfulness for human-centered digital learning

11:00 coffee break

11:30-13:00 Parallel sessions (three time slots): Language Technologies/ Technologically Enhanced Language Learning (TELL)/ Technologies for Intercultural and Multilingual Communication.

14:00-15:30 Parallel sessions13:00-14:00 lunch

15:30 coffee break

15:30-18:00 Parallel sessions (three time slots): Language Technologies/ Technologically Enhanced Language Learning (TELL)/ Technologies for Intercultural and Multilingual Communication.

18:00 – Reception


Friday 25

9:00-9:30 Registration

9:00 a 10:00 Plenary session by keynote speaker Inge de Waard (Open University, UK): Stuck between Realities of Informal Learning and Myths of Personalisation

10:00-11:00 Parallel sessions (two time slots): Language Technologies/ Technologically Enhanced Language Learning (TELL)/ Technologies for Intercultural and Multilingual Communication.

11:00 coffee break

11:30-13:00 Parallel sessions (three time slots): Language Technologies/ Technologically Enhanced Language Learning (TELL)/ Technologies for Intercultural and Multilingual Communication.

13:00-14:00 lunch

14:00-15:30 Parallel sessions (three time slots): Language Technologies/ Technologically Enhanced Language Learning (TELL)/ Technologies for Intercultural and Multilingual Communication.

15:30 Pecha Kucha: 1-minute Poster Pitches

16:00-17:00 Posters session – With coffee

17:00-18:00 Round table: MOONLITE, or MOOCs for Scaffolding language learning for refugees and migrants

18:00-22:00 Guided visit to the city center and walking dinner.


Saturday 26

Special workshops for “Reinventing language processing and classroom practice through technology”

9:15-11:15

Parallel session(s) (4 time slots)/ Patrick Goethals (Ghent University, Belgium): Boost your language research and teaching practice with PYTHON.

11:15-11.45 coffee break

11:45-13:30

Parallel session(s) (4 time slots)/ Cristina Calle (Complutense University of Madrid, Spain) and Ana Ibáñez (UNED, Spain): Apps for the gamification of language teaching and learning

13:30 – Closure