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Programme

Please join us in April 2017 in Graz


for the ICC Conference and AGM.

The Conference will open with a Reception on Friday evening, April 21, 2017 and close Sunday lunchtime, April 23, 2017. The AGM meeting will be held Saturday morning, April 22, 2017. An outline of the Programme is below, and we will circulate a detailed programme in January 2017

Outline Programme (subject to change)

For updates on the programme, please visit this website from time to time.

 

Friday, April 21, 2017

18:00

Welcome Reception at Exerzitienhaus

18:15- 19:15

Pre-conference opening speaker: Virtual exchange & internationalising the classroom
Robert O’Dowd, University of Leon

20:15

Conference dinner (optional: at own costs)

 

Saturday, April 22, 2017

09:00

Conference registration

10:00

ICC AGM (ICC members only)

11:00 - 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 - 13:00

Welcome: ICC Co-Chairs Anthony Fitzpatrick and Ellinor Haase
Plenary 1: Teaching Languages at the OU with New Media
Ursula Stickler, Open University

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch (cost included in delegate fee)

14:30 - 15:30

Plenary 2: Speech Recognition and its impact on learners and teachers
Michael Carrier, Highdale Consulting

15:45 - 16:45

Group Workshops & discussions

Workshop 1: Rob Williams - Being virtually intercultural in the workplace

Workshop 2: Claudia Schuhbeck & Salvador Galindo - Eurolta Blended -Teaching Languages in Americas.

Workshop 3: Barry Tomalin - Language Technology and influence: How language and culture training technology supports national profile

Workshop 4: Thomas Kelly - Gamification: virtual worlds for teachers and CLIL?

16:45 - 17:15

Coffee break

17:15 - 18:15

Plenary 3: Automated Speech Recognition,

Michael Carrier, Highdale Consulting

Article published in TLC (Training Language and Culture Issue 1)

20:00

Conference Dinner (cost included in delegate fee)

 

Sunday, April 23, 2017

09:30 - 10:30

Plenary 4: Languages 4.0 - Teaching languages in the digital age
Eva Groestenberger, Pädagogische Hochschule Burgenland, Austria

10:30 - 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 - 12:30

Group Workshops & discussions
Workshop 1: Marjo Joshi - Becoming a Great Online Teacher – from Dreams to Reality with Eurolta
Workshop 2: Ian McMaster - Digital this, digital that: a publisher's perspective

12:30 - 13:00

Conference Summary: Bernd Rueschoff

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch (at own cost)

 

 

 

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