Language Education

Aims and vision of the TIG:
This TIG has a focus on the learning and teaching of languages in different educational settings, from pre-school to university level (second and foreign language acquisition; content language and integrated learning/CLIL; plurilingual and intercultural education). It promotes collaboration between teachers educators through dialogue, research and exchange of good practices with an emphasis on new and innovative approaches to language learning, teaching and assessment. The TIG also seeks to encourage the effective use of new technologies and didactic approaches in language learning and communication.
Topics:
Second and Foreign Language Acquisition; Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL); Innovative Approaches; Assessment of and for Learning; Differentiation; Language Education in Teacher Training; Didactic Approaches to Langauge Teaching and Learning; Plurilingual and Intercultural Education; Translanguaging

Format of the sessions:

  • Paper presentations with Q & A (20′ + 10′).
  • Interactive presentations with discussions (10’+ 20′).
  • Workshops (45′).
  • Posters with Q & A.

Topic/theme for next conference in Vienna, April 21-23, 2022:
Human Rights in Education – The Human Right to Education

We welcome papers, presentations, workshops and posters on any of the topics listed above, related to the overall topic of the upcoming conference at Kirchliche Pädagogische Hochschule in Vienna /Krems. 

Call for presentations:
Please send abstract, 300 words maximum, to both TIG-leaders no later than March 1, 2022. Please use the template below.

Presentations in the Language Education TIG  at the ETEN-conference in Vic, 2019:

Developing teacher students’ digital ability and critical thinking about the use of digital assets
Angela Casale, Ulrika Jonsson and Karmen Johansson (University of Gothenburg) 

Differentiating for the young adult ESL learner: sharing successes
Amy Klipp and Anouk van der Wel (Leiden University of Applied Sciences)

A Virtual exchange using Padlet
Amy Klipp (Leiden University of Applied Sciences) and Àngel Raluy (University of Vic- Central University of Catalonia)

Teacher Cognition about writing: conceptual bases and perception of practice
Marilisa Birello (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) and Llorenç Comajoan 
(University of Vic-Central University of Catalonia)

Making Short Films in a Foreign Language: A Performative Pedagogy
Maher Bahloul(American University of Sarjah)

Making the most of graded readers for young EFL learners
Anna Vallbona (University of Vic-Central University of Catalonia)

European Centre for Modern Languages: bundling resources and disseminating knowledge for educators
Amy Klipp(Leiden University of Applied Sciences)

Storyboarding, storytelling, the digital camera and language learning
Maher Bahloul(American University of Sarjah)

Analysis of the beliefs of primary education teachers on the teaching of writing
Mariona CasasLlorenç Comajoan (University of Vic-Central University of Catalonia) and Alicia Santolaria 
(Universitat de Valencia)

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Dr. Anna Vallbona
University of Vic – Central University of Catalonia, Spain
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Dr. Karmen Johansson
University of Gothenburg, Sweden
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