LANGUAGE LEARNING IN COMPUTER MEDIATED COMMUNITIES (LLCMC) CONFERENCE
October 11-13, 2009
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI
The LLCMC Conference will explore the use of computers as a medium of communication in a wide variety of online language learning communities. Highlights will include a plenary talk by Dr. Gilberte Furstenberg (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), a special panel showcasing online cultural exchanges based at UHM, and fifteen exciting paper presentations. For more details as well as the conference schedule, visit the conference website.
Immediately preceding LLCMC will be a special pre-conference event entitled CULTURA: WEB-BASED INTERCULTURAL EXCHANGES on October 10-11. It will use the original web-based Cultura project, pioneered by Dr. Furstenberg and her colleagues, as a basic model and consist of a series of panels dealing with a variety of topics related to online intercultural exchanges, as well as a Tech Fair (electronic poster sessions) where some participants will demonstrate their own projects. For more details, visit the pre-conference webpage: http://nflrc.hawaii.edu/llcmc/cultura.html
PRE-REGISTRATION DEADLINE – SEPTEMBER 15, 2009
Preregister for the LLCMC Conference by September 15, 2009 to enjoy discount rates. There is no registration fee for the Cultura pre-conference event, but we encourage potential attendees to preregister in advance (whether or not they plan to come to LLCMC) to ensure they have a seat reserved for them.