International conference on visual literacy and digital communication: The call is open cc @carmenherrero14

Date: 18-Dec-2020 – 19-Dec-2020
Location: MADRID, Spain (Virtual venue)
Meeting Email: vildic20@ucm.es

Field(s): Second / Foreign language teaching and learning (methodologies, pedagogy and interdisciplinary approaches)

Second Call Deadline: 15-Nov-2020

Meeting Description:

The International Conference on Visual Literacy and Communication (VILDIC’20) welcomes expert researchers and scholars from across the world to meet for a premier online conference experience. Scholars and educators will engage in professional development and explore a wide range of topics relevant to audio-visual culture and language teaching.

VILDIC’20 aims at providing a forum for researchers, teachers and educational representatives to share their knowledge and promote creativity and innovation in the area of visual literacy and digital communication.

Abstracts are invited on topics related, but not limited to:

critical visual literacy

media literacy

digital storytelling

audiovisual cultures

films, television, web series, and video

new video formats: creation and production

screens: Netflix generation

videos and accessibility

transmedia and participatory experiences

multimedia productions

‘copywright’ and ‘fair use’ for language teaching with media

educational media

multimodal compositions

interactive digital media

the role of emerging technologies for fostering student agency

teaching materials

new assessment models (video essays, wikis, blogs, and social networking activities)

multilingual media and multilingual learning

translanguaging and visual cultures

CLIL and digital /visual media

Guidelines for Submission: Please submit an anonymous copy of your abstract (max. 300 words, excluding references), in Word or PDF format, via email to: vildic20@ucm.es Please include paper title, name, affiliation, email address and any other contact details in the body of the e-mail message. Participants may submit a maximum of two abstracts, that is, no more than one single-authored paper and one joint-authored paper, or two joint-authored papers. All abstracts will be double blind peer-reviewed.

We invite submissions for two types of presentation:

INDIVIDUAL PAPERS: Oral presentations on original research by one or more authors within a 20-minute period with 10 minutes for questions.

LIGHTNING TALKS: A 10-minute long talk (following a ‘TED-talk’ format) using a maximum of 4 slides. This format may be of interest to postgraduate students wishing to present their subject area without yet having gathered/analysed their data. It may also be of interest to language teachers and other practitioners wishing to present on teaching methods/practices and developments.

Participants can send their contributions in English, Spanish or French.

Conference Publication: Selected papers presented at the conference will be published by an international publishing house as book chapters in an edited book. We will send you the related publishing guidelines after the conference.

Submission Deadlines:

Proposals should be sent by email to: vildic20@ucm.es

Deadline for Abstract proposals *second call: 15 November 2020

Notification of acceptance: 20 November 2020

Registration fee:

Until 27th November:

50 euros (25 euros for students)

After 27 November:

70 euros (35 euros for students)

Conference organisers:

Jelena Bobkina (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid)

Elena Domínguez Romero (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)

Carmen Herrero (Manchester Metropolitan University)

Isabelle Vanderschelden (Manchester Metropolitan University)

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