CALICO members may join any of its Special Interest Groups (SIGs), each of which sponsors various events, including a meeting at the annual conference when elections for each SIG’s chair and associate chair take place.

SIGs may be established by members or the executive board and the past president serves as SIG liaison to the executive board.

CALICO’s current special interest groups are

Computer-mediated Communication (CMC)


Graduate Student

Language Teaching and Learning Technologies (LTLT)

Second Language Acquisition and Technology (SLAT)

Teacher Education


Immersive Realities (formerly Virtual Worlds)