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Conference Themes and Special Focus

The Twenty-seventh International Conference on Learning features research addressing the following annual themes.

  • Theme 1: Pedagogy and Curriculum
  • Theme 2: Assessment and Evaluation
  • Theme 3: Educational Organization and Leadership
  • Theme 4: Early Childhood Learning
  • Theme 5: Learning in Higher Education
  • Theme 6: Adult, Community, and Professional Learning
  • Theme 7: Learner Diversity and Identities
  • Theme 8: Technologies in Learning
  • Theme 9: Literacies Learning
  • Theme 10: Science, Mathematics and Technology Learning
  • 2020 Special Focus: Intercultural Learning in Plurilingual Contexts

Plenary Speakers

The Twenty-seventh International Conference on Learning will feature plenary sessions by some of the world's leading thinkers and innovators in the field.

Eva Alcón Soler

Eva Alcón Soler

Rector, Universitat Jaume I, Castellón de la Plana, Spain

"Learning Pragmatics: Insights from Language Learning Classrooms and Intercultural Contexts"

Kristi Jauregi Ondarra

Kristi Jauregi Ondarra

Associate Professor, Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands

Conference Chairs

Anna M. Devís Arbona

Anna M. Devís Arbona

Professor, Department of Language and Literature Didactics, Faculty of Education, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain

Ángela Gómez López

Ángela Gómez López

Associate Professor, Department of Language and Literature Didactics, Faculty of Education, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain

M. Begoña Gómez Devís

M. Begoña Gómez Devís

Professor, Department of Language and Literature Didactics, Faculty of Education, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain

Francesca Romero Forteza

Francesca Romero Forteza

Professor, Department of Applied Linguistics, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain

Research Network Chairs

Bill Cope

Bill Cope

Professor, College of Education, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL, United States

Mary Kalantzis

Mary Kalantzis

College of Education, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL, United States

José Luis Ortega Martín

José Luis Ortega Martín

Professor, University of Granada, Granada, Spain

Conference Partners

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