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“Independence & Interdependence”
July 19–21, 2019 | Birkbeck, University of London & University College London (UCL), London, UK
The duality of our theme speaks to how each of us as learners, teachers, and researchers – people curious about the world and our place in it – act together to educate. We each bring our independent individual variables to any teaching and learning situation, yet work interdependently to learn from each other and create new connections and meanings.
Language learning and teaching are at once highly personal and individual while also social and embedded in an ecology of inter-relationships. Independence and interdependence cannot exist without each other, so how should this tension and integration inform our academic inquiry into language learning research and practice? Research in self-regulation, self-determination, learner and teacher autonomy, and motivation for language learning is one of several ways to approach these questions, and our host country for this conference, England, is a center for such work.
This conference provides opportunities to explore psychological, theoretical and practical aspects of language learning. Whether one’s focus is the impact of technology or the integration of emotions into the classroom, we can and must all rely on each other to best serve students and support them in becoming autonomous, independent language learners who can be successful in an increasingly interconnected and interdependent world. An international, intercultural, and interdisciplinary conference such as this brings us together; to surprise, support, and learn from each other.
ECLL2019 is organised by IAFOR in association with the IAFOR Research Centre at the Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP) in Osaka University, Japan.
Kwame Akyeampong, University of Sussex, UK
Anne Boddington, Kingston University, UK
Steve Cornwell, The International Academic Forum (IAFOR) & Osaka Jogakuin University, Japan
Jean-Marc Dewaele, Birkbeck, University of London, UK
Joseph Haldane, The International Academic Forum (IAFOR), Japan
Brian Hudson, University of Sussex, UK
Barbara Lockee, Virginia Tech., USA
Zachary Walker, University College London, UK
The Organising Committee of The European Conference on Language Learning (ECLL) is composed of distinguished academics who are experts in their fields. Organising Committee members may also be members of IAFOR's International Academic Advisory Board. The Organising Committee is responsible for nominating and vetting Keynote and Featured Speakers; developing the conference programme, including special workshops, panels, targeted sessions, and so forth; event outreach and promotion; recommending and attracting future Organising Committee members; working with IAFOR to select PhD students and early career academics for IAFOR-funded grants and scholarships; and overseeing the reviewing of abstracts submitted to the conference.
ECLL2019 Review Committee
- Dr Aliya Aimoldina, Kazakhstan Branch of Lomonosov Moscow State University, Kazakhstan
- Professor Chunlin Yao, Tianjin Chengjian University, China
- Dr Hasan Alwadi, University of Bahrain - Bahrain Teachers College, Bahrain
- Dr Joel Claassen, University of Cape Town, South Africa
- Dr Lam Nguyen, Vinh University, Vietnam
- Dr Maria Lemus-Hidalgo, Autonomous University of Aguascalientes, Mexico
- Dr Maria Nelly Gutierrez Arvizu, Universidad De Sonora, Mexico
- Dr Mohammed Nihad Ahmed, University of Mosul, Iraq
- Dr Rasha Osman Abdel Haliem, The Higher Technological Institute & AMIDEAST, Egypt
- Dr Rufaidah Kamal Abdulmajeed, College of Education For Women- Baghdad University, Iraq
IAFOR's peer review process, which involves both reciprocal review and the use of Review Committees, is overseen by conference Organising Committee members under the guidance of the Academic Governing Board. Review Committee members are established academics who hold PhDs or other terminal degrees in their fields and who have previous peer review experience.
If you would like to apply to serve on the ECLL2019 Review Committee, please visit our application page.