ClipFlair Conference 2014 Barcelona

innovation in language learning: multimodal approaches

The European project ClipFlair (Foreign Language Learning through Interactive Captioning and Revoicing of Clips, organises the international conference Innovation in Language Learning: Multimodal Approaches to be held at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona on 18 and 19 June 2014.

The conference is organised around three main lines of research:

- ICT in language learning
- Audiovisuals in language learning
- Translation & Language learning


New audiovisual and ICT environments for language learning, including the following topics:

- Language learning in multilingual societies
- E-learning and blended language learning
- Language learning and mobile devices
- Subtitling and captioning in language learning
- Revoicing in language learning
- Language for specific purposes (LSPs)
- Audiovisual materials in language testing and assessment
- Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) and audiovisual resources
- Video games and virtual reality for language learning
- Social networks in language learning
- Copyright issues in e-learning
- Quality and innovation in foreign language learning
- Training language teachers
- Promoting minoritised languages


English, Spanish and Catalan are the languages of the conference for oral presentations.

keynote speakers

18/06/2014: David Little (Trinity College, Ireland) [Confirmed]
19/06/2014: Olga Esteve (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

important dates

- Deadline for submission of abstracts: 10 January 2014
- Notification of acceptance: 10 February 2014
- Early bird registration deadline: 15 April 2014
- Registration: 10 February – 10 June 2014

Speakers should register by 23 April

This conference is part of the project Foreign Language Learning through Interactive Captioning and Revoicing of Clips, funded by the Life Long Learning Programme of the European Commission.