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    CALICO Journal Special Issue Call for Papers

    Special Issue Title: Social media pathways: Using social media to help language learners access target-language communities Co-editors: Ellen Yeh (Columbia College Chicago) and Nicholas Swinehart (University of Chicago) This CALICO Journal special issue explores and investigates CALL practices through the concept of “social media pathways”: using social media to help language learners access target-language communities, both virtual and physical. Social media tools have the potential to help language learners retrieve and critically assess crowd-sourced information from the local community of a target culture (Yeh & Mitric, 2021), enhance intercultural communicative competence (Lomicka & Ducate, 2021), foster social media literacy (Vanwynsberghe et al., 2015; Yeh & Swinehart, 2020), form language learner…

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    Welcome to the Team, New Book Series Editor

    My pleasure to announce that Steph Link is our new Book Series Editor.  A huge thank you to Greg Kessler, our previous book series editor, for all of his work these years!  Welcome to Steph who has been a CALICOer now for quite a while and familiar to most of you.  We look forward to working more with you. See also our call for proposals for the next book series book.

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    Call for proposals: Spring 2024 Book Series Volume

    CALICO is now soliciting proposals for the next volume in the Advances in CALL Research and Practice book series to be published with Equinox Publishing in spring 2024!  The volume may be a single-authored monograph or edited volume and may treat any topic related to the field of CALL. Proposals are due July 15. You can find the full call at this link.  You can also email series editor, Steph Link (steph.link@okstate.edu), with questions or meet her at the CALICO conference in Seattle to talk through some ideas.  Looking forward to seeing your proposals!

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    New Issue of the Journal

    VOL 39, NO 1 (2022) Special Issue: Emergency Remote Language Teaching and Learning in Disruptive Times Guest Edited by Li Jin, Elizabeth Deifell, and Katie Angus Table of Contents Editorial Emergency Remote Language Teaching and Learning in Disruptive Times   Li Jin , Elizabeth Deifell , Katie Angus Articles When “Blended” Becomes “Online” : A Data-Driven Study on the Change of Self- Directed Engagement During COVID-19 Dennis Foung , Julia Chen , Linda Lin Connecting Through Flipgrid : Examining Social Presence of English Language Learners in an Online Course During the Pandemic Ellen Yeh , Grace Y. Choi , Yonty Friesem Pivoting, Partnering, and Sensemaking : How Teachers Navigate the Transition to Remote Teaching Together Jillian M. Conry , Ann M. Wernick , Paige Ware “Siempre…

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    Another new item by CALICO for members to enjoy but also nonmembers.  Take a moment and read a byte. I bet you’ll enjoy it and also learn something interesting. Infobytes Page

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    Graduate Student SIG Newsletter Spring 2021

    Our graduate student special interest group chair has been hard at work putting together events for our graduate students, like the panel in January on alternate career paths for PhDs.  She’s also produced this very informative newsletter that should be of interest to all CALICO members.   Grad Student SIG – Newletter – Issue 6 – February, 2021

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    Call for Papers, Journal Special Issue

    Call for Papers: Special Issue of CALICO JournalTitle: Emergency Remote Language Teaching and Learning: Computer-Assisted Language Teaching and Learning in Disruptive Times Co-editors: Li Jin (DePaul University), Elizabeth Deifell (University of Dubuque), and Katie Angus (University of Southern Mississippi) This special issue of the CALICO Journal is intended to explore various aspects of emergency remote language teaching and learning, which refers to temporary alternatives to face-to-face and hybrid courses during times of crisis (Hodges et al., 2020). Such crises include pandemics, natural disasters, sociopolitical turbulence, and other states of chronic and extended distress. Contributions will expand theoretical horizons, report on targeted empirical research, and explore innovative approaches to emergency remote…

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    Call for Chapter Proposals, Book Series

    CALICO Book Series: Advances in CALL Research and Practice (https://calico.org/book-series/) CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS 2022 CALICO Book Title: IDENTITY, MULTILINGUALISM, AND CALL Chapter Proposals due – August 1, 2020Guest Editor: Liudmila Klimanova, Ph.D. Interest in digital multilingual identity in the fields of applied linguistics and language education has been growing exponentially in recent years, encompassing new variables and realities of life, such as translanguaging, heightened multilingualism, linguistic superdiversity, multimodal computer-mediated communication, and even social justice and forensics (e.g., Chiang & Grant, 2018; Grant & Macleod, 2016). New theoretical assumptions and recent global challenges urge us to problematize the construct of virtual identity (Kramsch, 2009) in the face of globalization, increased…

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    Special Interest Group Newsletters

    For those of you interested in specific types of computer-assisted language learning, you might want to take a minute and look through CALICO’s special interest groups and see if you’d like to join one or more of them. Here are a couple of newsletters recently published by the Graduate Student SIG and the Virtual Worlds SIG Graduate Student SIG Newsletter May 2020 Virtual Worlds Newsletter June 2020