Monday, 25 January 2016
The School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies at the University of Nottingham hosted the fifth annual conference in the "Innovative Language Teaching at University" #InnoConf15 series. Under the heading "Enhancing participation and collaboration" the conference, organised by Cecilia Goria, Oranna Speicher and Sascha Stollhans, took place on 19 June 2015, and was attended by over 120 linguists, language teachers and language acquisition researchers from all over the world.
The edited volume of the conference contributions (freely available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.14705/rpnet.2016.9781908416322) contains 15 selected peer-reviewed case studies, research studies and reflective pieces which are concerned with a number of languages and most chapters deal with the innovative use of technology in language teaching and/or online collaborations. The volume also contains an invited contribution by Dr. Jan Hardman and a foreword by Professor Zoltán Dörnyei.