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AAAL CALL wrap up

This is my final AAAL wrap up post, this time focusing on Computer Assisted Langauge Learning (CALL). There were a few interesting presentations (I guess for more CALL stuff I need to go to the CALICO conference) at AAAL on computer assisted language learning. One presentation (from a colleague at UMass Amherst if I am not mistaken) focused on using WIMBA to teach Japanese completely online. David
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AAAL, Research from down under

Despite the couple of mis-steps (i.e. hand wringing sessions) there were a lot of great presentations at AAAL this year. There were a couple of presentations that I attended that dealt with the learning of native languages of Australia by the natives themselves. The people presenting were from the University of Melbourne - it seemed like a delegation, or at least a group of colleagues that work together
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Hand wringing at AAAL

I guess I will start with the "m'eh" of the conference considering that we can only go up if we start at the bottom (and it just so happens that one of the first session I went to was one of these two).  So, I think this was partly my fault for not really reading the abstracts prior to going to the sessions (mostly going by the title), and even when I read the abstracts, not really looking up
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AAAL wrap up

Well, the AAAL (American Association of Applied Linguistics) conference is over and I am really really tired.  I can't believe that there are people that right after AAAL they are headed over to Pennsylvania for the TESOL conference... Me, I need a few days of sleep to recuperate from those four days of non-stop presentations.There were a number of really interesting sessions, and some
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AAAL Conference, Day 4 Liveblog

Highlihgts of AAAL 2012 Day 4 (Tuesday 3/27) -Boston, MA.Check back for liveblog updates[View the story "AAAL 2012 Day 4" on Storify]
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AAAL Conference, Day 3 Liveblog

My Highlights from AAAL 2012 in Boston for Monday 3/26 (Day 3 of the Conference).Check back for liveblog updates[View the story "AAAL 2012 Day 3" on Storify]
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AAAL Conference, Day 2 Liveblog

My Highlights from AAAL 2012 in Boston for Sunday 3/25 (Day 2 of the Conference).[View the story "AAAL Boston Day 2" on Storify]
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American Association of Applied Linguists 2012 - Boston Conference

My Highlights from AAAL 2012 in Boston for Saturday 3/24 (Day 1 of the Conference).Also, my first foray into live blogging with storify[<a href="http://storify.com/koutropoulos/aaal-boston-saturday" target="_blank">View the story "AAAL Boston - Saturday" on Storify</a>]
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