CALL Teacher Education SIG

Why have a SIG in CALL Teacher Education?

The EuroCALL Teacher Education special interest group focuses on issues related to language teaching with technologies and in particular on how teachers learn to

  • integrate learning technologies into teaching practice
  • develop techno-pedagogical competencies
  • evolve with changing tools, methods and learners.

We are especially interested in

  • how teachers can be supported in CALL practice
  • research methods in teacher education
  • links between CALL research and teaching practice.

What are the SIG’s activities?

The activities of the SIG include:

  • Sharing information with other members through the SIG Google group TeacherEdSIG_EuroCALL
  • Organising dedicated symposia at EUROCALL conferences.
  • Organising regional workshops in members’ home institutions which will enable members to make others aware of EUROCALL’s work.
  • Collaborating together on the development of international project proposals.
  • Encouraging SIG members to visit each others’ institutions with the aim of developing collaboration.
  • Establishing links with other organisations’ special interest groups working in related areas.

EUROCALL members who are interested in joining the SIG and taking an active part in its activities should contact the chairs or join the Google group TeacherEdSIG_EuroCALL

 

People

Co-chairs

Euline Cutrim Schmid,  University of Education Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany

email: euline.cutrim.schmid@ph-gmuend.de

Shona Whyte, Université Nice Sophia-Antipolis, France

email: whyte@unice.fr

 

Forthcoming events

there are currently no events scheduled

Past events

28-29 May 2015, Cyprus University of Technology

Workshop: PedagogiCALL Perspectives on Curriculum Development and Implementation

21st August 2014, University of Groningen, Netherlands

Symposium: CALL teacher education for tomorrow’s world: designing courses for future teaching contexts

22-23 May 2014, University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France

29-30 March 2012, University of Bologna, Italy 

Joint Teacher Ed and CMC SIGs workshop: Learning through Sharing: Open Resources, Open Practices, Open Communication

 14-15 April 2011, Universitat Autònoma of Barcelona, Spain

 Joint Teacher Ed and CMC SIGs workshop: Getting the Bigger Picture – Language Teacher Competences in CMC Settings

26-28 May 2010, INRP Lyon 2, France

Workshop: Traditional and emerging methodologies in research on teacher on teacher education in CALL and CMC

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