Call for papers


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


Papers are invited on 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


Papers for the oral presentations are allotted 20 minutes. Applicants should send a MS Word document with the following information:
- Name of the author(s), contact information and institution
- Abstract in English (250-350 words)
- Preferred line of research (ICT in language learning, Audiovisuals in language learning, Translation & Language learning)

Send the MS Word document to cg.clipflair at by 10th January 2014. Abstracts will be blind peer-reviewed. A selection of the papers will be published.

Notification of acceptance will be sent by 10 February 2014.