Conferences

I’ve only given links here to the event or host for recent talks, since the websites tend not to last.

 

Invited talks and plenary conferences

2020. Alex Boulton. Empirical evaluation and research methodology in data-driven learning. AILA symposium: Data-driven learning: Expanding corpus-based applications and evaluating their effectiveness. Groningen, Pays-Bas: Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, August.

2020. Alex Boulton. Trente ans de recherches en apprentissage sur corpus. ARDAA : Du recueil de données à l’analyse des corpus en didactique de l’anglais : éthique, procédure, outils, moyens. Nancy: Université de Lorraine, January.

2019. Alex Boulton. Data-driven learning in a nutshell: What, how why… and does it work? Discovering data-driven learning: How corpora can help translators and learners of a second language. Perugia, Italy: Università per Stranieri di Perugia

2018. Alex Boulton. Data-driven learning: Past, present, and future between ‘hard and soft’ practices. Data-driven learning for foreign languages and CLIL classes. Turin, Italy: Università degli Studi di Torino, September.

2018. Alex Boulton. Researching data-driven learning: Past, present, future. 13th Teaching and Language Corpora conference. Cambridge, UK: University of Cambridge, July.

2018. Alex Boulton, Angela Chambers, Lynne Flowerdew, Ana Frankenberg-García, Costas Gabrielatos, Susan Hunston, Anne O´Keeffe [round table].13th Teaching and Language Corpora conference. Cambridge, UK: University of Cambridge, July.

2018. Alex Boulton. Data-driven learning: Data from research, data for learning. 19th International CALL Research Conference: CALL your Data. Bruges, Belgium: KU Leuven, July.

2018. Alex Boulton. A data-driven approach to analysing and learning from text(s). Hwa Kang International Conference on English Language and Literature. Taipei, Taiwan: Chinese Culture University, May.

2018. Alex Boulton. Publishing research articles in CALL. Taipei, Taiwan: National Taiwan Normal University, May.

2017. Alex Boulton. Corpus et apprentissage – en classe et à distance. Entre Présence et Distance: Accompagner et Découvrir des Pratiques Pédagogiques en Langues à l’Université. Paris, France: Université Sorbonne Paris Cité, November.

2016. Alex Boulton. Des approches sur corpus en langues sur objectifs spécifiques : De la pédagogie à la recherche. International conference: Languages for Specific Purposes: Between Linguistics and Didactics. Grenoble, France: Université Grenoble Alpes, ILCEA/LIDILEM, November.

2016. Alex Boulton. Corpus techniques in ESP/EAP: Pedagogical tools and research practice. 15th International AELFE Conference (European Association of Languages for Specific Purposes): Today’s and tomorrow’s challenges in languages for specific purposes and translation. Guadalajara, Spain: Universidad de Alcalá, June.

2016. Alex Boulton. The internet as a language resource: Fostering learner autonomy in the real and virtual worlds. International conference: Humanitarian Educational Environment in Technical Universities. St Petersbourg, Russia: Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University, May.

2016. Alex Boulton. The publication process in applied linguistics: From idea to reality. St Petersbourg, Russia: Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University, May.

2016. Alex Boulton, Henry Tyne & Maï Leray. Les enjeux de l’analyse sur corpus en didactique des langues étrangères. Journée d’études: Quelle(s) utilisation(s) des corpus pour la didactique des langues? Lille, France: Université Lille 3, STL, May.

2016. Alex Boulton. Apprentissage sur corpus: Perspectives. Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium: Université Catholique de Louvain, Centre for English Corpus Linguistics, March.

2016. Alex Boulton. Apprentissage sur corpus: Une pratique ordinaire. Neuchâtel, Switzerland: Université de Neuchâtel, Institut de Langue et Civilisation Françaises, March.

2015. Alex Boulton. Une approche corpus en apprentissage des langues. Grenoble, France: Université Stendhal Grenoble 3, Lidilem, November.

2015. Alex Boulton. The many faces of corpus linguistics in language teaching, learning and use. Learning Analytics, Technology Adoption, and Language Learning in the Big-Data Era (LATALL 2015). Taipei, Taiwan: National Taiwan Normal University, June.

2015. Alex Boulton. Les TIC en langue étrangère: Du web au corpus. Grenoble, France: Université Stendhal Grenoble 3, GREMUTS, June.

2015. Alex Boulton. Corpus et didactique: Outils et méthodologies pour un apprentissage durable. 37e Congrès de l’APLIUT: Pour un apprentissage durable des langues en LANSAD. St Omer, France: IUT Saint Omer, Université du Littoral, May.

2015. Alex Boulton. The role of corpora in ESP: Researching pedagogical applications. 36e Congrès du GERAS: L’Intégration en Anglais de Spécialité – Ferment d’Intellection et d’Innovation pour la Recherche, la Didactique et la Pédagogie. Bordeaux, France: Université de Bordeaux, March.

2015. Alex Boulton. Apprentissage sur corpus: Applications concrètes pour l’enseignement. Paris, France: Université Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3, PRISMES/SeSyLIA, January.

2014. Tom Cobb & Alex Boulton. Using corpora in language learning: A meta-analysis of effectiveness and efficiency. AILA Congress: Symposium on Research Synthesis and Meta-analysis. Brisbane, Australia, August.

2014. Alex Boulton. Des documents authentiques aux corpus. Valoriser et Développer les Outils autour des Corpus dans une Perspective Didactique. Valence, France: Université Joseph Fourier, May.

2012. Alex Boulton. Corpus use in ESP: Linking research and practice. The Role of Corpora in LSP Learning and Teaching. Leeds, UK: University of Leeds Centre for Translation Studies / Higher Education Academy, June.

2011. Alex Boulton. Blending research methods: Qualitative and quantitative approaches to researching computer corpora for language learning. KAMALL 2011: New Directions for Blended Learning in EFL. Daejeon, Korea: Pai Chai University, October.

2010. Alex Boulton. Teaching and researching corpus use for language learning. BAAL/CUP Seminar: Using Corpus Evidence in the Classroom – Working with Teachers and Learners. Birmingham, UK: University of Birmingham Centre for Corpus Research, June.

2007. Alex Boulton & Richard Duda. Écouter pour comprendre encore une fois. Pluralité des Langues et des Identités en Didactique: Acquisition, Médiations (PLIDAM). Paris, France: INALCO, May.

2007. Alex Boulton. Français langue étrangère universitaire: Ressources et outils numériques (FLEURON). Lyon, France: Université Lyon 2, ICAR, February.

 

Conference papers & miscellaneous

2019. Alex Boulton. Apprentissage sur corpus : entre idée et réalité… et vers l’avenir. AFLA : Traiter, explorer, et analyser des corpus : quels apports pour la société ? Cergy-Pontoise: Université de Cergy-Pontoise, February.

2019. Alex Boulton Listening to students: feedback from novice corpus builders. 2ème colloque du PERL : Entre présence et distance Enseigner et apprendre les langues à l’université à l’ère numérique. Paris: IPGP, December.

2019. Eva Guerda Rodriguez, Natalie Kübler, Alex Boulton, Catherine Loisy & Eric Bruillard. Impact du numérique dans le champ du savoir [round table]. 2ème colloque du PERL : Entre présence et distance Enseigner et apprendre les langues à l’université à l’ère numérique. Paris: IPGP, December.

2019. Alex Boulton. Publishing in applied linguistics in English [series of 3 videoconferences]. Université Estadual de Campinas – Unicamp, Brazil, October.

2019. Alex Boulton First contact with language corpora: Perspectives from students. EUROCALL 2019: CALL and Complexity. Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium: UC Louvain, August.

2019. Alex Boulton (convenor), Muriel Grosbois, Bryan Smith, Jozef Colpaert, Jesús García Laborda, Ana Gimeno, Nobue Tanaka-Ellis, Phil Hubbard & Ursula Stickler [editors’ workshop]. Research methodology in CALL journals: “dos” and “don’ts”. EUROCALL 2019: CALL and Complexity. Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium: UC Louvain, August.

2019. Alex Boulton. Citing science in applied linguistics: The case of data-driven learning. AFLA : Professionnel·le·s et Recherche en Linguistique Appliquée – Défis méthodologiques, enjeux sociétaux et perspectives d’intervention. Lyon: École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, 24–26 June.

2019. Henry Tyne, Alex Boulton, Françoise Olmo-Cazevieille, Denyze Toffoli, Martin Howard, Maï Leray, Shona Whyte [panel session]: Cross-linguistic perspectives on second/foreign language education: challenges and opportunities. AFLA : Professionnel·le·s et Recherche en Linguistique Appliquée – Défis méthodologiques, enjeux sociétaux et perspectives d’intervention. Lyon: École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, 24–26 June.

2018. Alex Boulton, Sylvie Thouësny, Ana Gimeno-Sanz, Mirjam Hauck, Marie-Josée Hamel, Fiona Farr. The reviewing process in CALL publication: Perspectives from editors, reviewers and authors [workshop]. 25th EUROCALL conference – Future-proof CALL: Language learning as exploration and encounters. Jyväskylä, Finland: University of Jyväskylä, August.

2018. Rencontres doctorales [session chair]. 39e Colloque international du GERAS. Les dimensions diachroniques en anglais de spécialité́ : Enjeux communicationnels, didactiques et traductologiques. Mons, Belgique: Université de Mons, March.

2018. Emma Marsden, Laura Collins, Carrie Jackson, Luke Plonsky et les éditeurs de 14 revues en « linguistique appliquée » (Canadian Modern Language Review, Computer Assisted Language Learning, Foreign Language Annals, Journal of Second Language Pronunciation, Language Awareness, Language Learning, Language Teaching Research, Language Testing, Modern Language Journal, ReCALL, Second Language Research, Studies in Second Language Acquisition, System, TESOL Quarterly). Extending the reach of second language research: The accessible summaries initiative [invited symposium]. IRIS : Open Accessible Summaries in Language Studies. Chicago IL, March.

2017. Alex Boulton, Sylvie Thouësny, David Barr & Brian Stone. Inside ReCALL: How CALL publishing works [workshop]. 25th EUROCALL conference – CALL in a climate of change: Adapting to turbulent global conditions. Southampton, UK: University of Southampton, August.

2017. James Thomas, Alex Boulton, Sharon Hartle & Francesca Coccetta. Integrating corpus use and classroom practice [symposium]. 25th EUROCALL conference – CALL in a climate of change: Adapting to turbulent global conditions. Southampton, UK: University of Southampton, August.

2017. Alex Boulton. Evaluating innovation in language teaching: A meta-analysis of corpus use. AILA 18th World Congress: Innovation and Epistemological Challenges in Applied Linguistics. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: July.

2017. Corpora in language learning and teaching (Discussant). American Association of Applied Linguistics. Portland (OR), USA, March.

2016.   Alex Boulton. The hidden questions of meta-analyses. 49th BAAL conference: Taking stock of applied linguistics – where are we now? Cambridge, UK: Anglia Ruskin University, September.

2016. Alex Boulton. Quantifying CALL: significance, effect size and variation. EUROCALL 2016: CALL Communities and Culture. Limassol, Cyprus: Cyprus University of Technology, August.

2016. Alex Boulton & Tom Cobb. A meta-analysis of DDL research 1: Rationale, methodology and outcomes. 12th Teaching and Language Corpora (TaLC) International Conference. Giessen, Germany: Justus Liebig University Giessen, July.

2016. Tom Cobb & Alex Boulton. A meta-analysis of DDL research 2: Variation, good practice and future work. 12th Teaching and Language Corpora (TaLC) International Conference. Giessen, Germany: Justus Liebig University Giessen, July.

2016. Alex Boulton. Narrative synthesis and meta-analysis: Case studies of data-driven learning for ESP. 37th International GERAS Conference: Mapping the narrative and poetic margins of English for specific purposes – Confronting theoretical issues, questioning the stakes raised in didactics and translation studies. Paris, France: Université Paris 8 Vincennes–Saint-Denis, 17–19 mars.

2015. Alex Boulton. For and against research synthesis in CALL: A case study in data-driven learning. EUROCALL: Critical CALL. Padova, Italy: Università degli Studi di Padova, August.

2015. Alex Boulton. Understanding the field: Meta-analyses in language teaching and learning. Terrains de Recherches en Linguistique Appliquée. Paris, France: Université Paris Diderot Paris 7, July.

2015. Francis Carton, Alex Boulton, Peggy Candas, Emmanuelle Carette & Maud Ciekanski. Les terrains de la linguistique appliquée: Analyse d’un corpus de résumés de communication. Terrains de Recherches en Linguistique Appliquée. Paris, France: Université Paris Diderot Paris 7, July.

2015. Alex Boulton. Learning and using English with corpora: Insights from a meta-analysis. English Linguistics and Corpus. Paris, France: Université Paris-Est Créteil, April.

2014. Alex Boulton & Tom Cobb. Assembling the data on data-driven learning: A meta-analysis of design issues and outcomes. 11thTeaching and Language Corpora (TaLC) International Conference. Lancaster, UK: Lancaster University, July.

2013. Alex Boulton. Stories from a specialised corpus: An analysis of published research in data-driven learning. Research Cultures in Applied Linguistics (CRELA) – International Conference. Nancy, France: Université de Lorraine, November.

2013. Alex Boulton. Separating fact and fiction: The real story of corpus use in language teaching. EUROCALL: 20 years of Eurocall – Learning from the Past, Looking to the Future. Évora, Portugal: Universidade de Évora, September.

2013. Alex Boulton. Applying linguistic corpora in translation: Uses, outcomes and reactions among novice users. Linguistique et Traductologie: Les Enjeux d’une Relation Complexe. Nancy, France: Université de Lorraine, October.

2013. Alex Boulton. First encounters with corpus-assisted translation: Processes and representations. Association for French Language Studies: Langue Française Mise en Relief(s) – Aspects Linguistiques, Didactiques et Institutionnels. Perpignan, France: Université de Perpignan Via Domitia, June.

2013. Alex Boulton. Using corpora in language teaching: What researchers talk about. American Association for Corpus Linguistics. San Diego CA, USA: San Diego State University, January.

2012. Alex Boulton. Wanted: Large corpus, simple software. No timewasters. 10thTeaching and Language Corpora (TaLC) International Conference. Warsaw, Poland: Uniwersytet Warszawski, July.

2012. Alex Boulton. Motivation and individual differences in learning with corpora. Corpus Technologies and Applied Linguistics: Technologies for Language Research, Teaching and Learning. Suzhou, China: Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University, June.

2012. Alex Boulton. LSP translation and non-LSP students: Adding corpora to the mix. 33rd International GERAS Conference: Nouveaux Visages de l’Anglais de Spécialité – Objectifs, Domaines, Approches et Outils de Demain. Grenoble, France: Université Stendhal Grenoble 3, March.

2011. Alex Boulton. What data for data-driven learning? EUROCALL 2011: The CALL Triangle – Student, Teacher and Institution. Nottingham, UK: University of Nottingham, September.

2011. Alex Boulton. Corpora in translation for non-translation students. Corpus Linguistics 2011: Discourse and Corpus Linguistics. Birmingham, UK: University of Birmingham at ICC, July.

2011. Alex Boulton. Corpus consultation for ESP: A review of empirical research. 32ndColloque du GERAS: Hégémonies et Singularités – Comment Orchestrer les Langues de Spécialité? Dijon, France: Université de Bourgogne, March.

2011. Alex Boulton. Motivation and corpus consultation for language learning. Authenticating Language Learning: Web Collaboration Meets Pedagogic Corpora. Tübingen, Germany: Universität Tübingen, February.

2010. Alex Boulton. Beyond concordancing: Multiple affordances of corpora in university language degrees. EUROCALL 2010: Languages, Cultures and Virtual Communities. Bordeaux, France: Université Bordeaux 4, September.

2010. Alex Boulton. Hands-on / hands-off: Varying approaches in data-driven learning. 9th Teaching and Language Corpora Conference. Brno, Czech Republic: Masarykova Universita, July.

2010. Alex Boulton. They do corpora in different ways: Comparing hands-on and paper-based data-driven learning. 31st International GERAS Conference: A l’Intersection des Discours de Spécialité: Hétérogénéité et Unité. Nice, France: Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis,

2009. Alex Boulton. Language awareness and medium-term benefits of corpus consultation. EUROCALL 2009 Conference: New Trends in CALL – Working Together. Valencia, Spain: Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, September.

2009. Alex Boulton. Corpora for all? Learning styles and data-driven learning. 5th Corpus Linguistics Conference. Liverpool, UK: University of Liverpool, July.

2009. Alex Boulton. Styles d’apprentissage et consultation de corpus. 31e Congrès de l’APLIUT: Le Dictionnaire dans tous ses États – Dictionnaires et Enseignement des Langues. Dijon, France: IUT de Dijon, June.

2009. Alex Boulton. Data-driven learning: The perpetual enigma. Practical Applications in Language and Computers – 7th International Conference (PALC 2009). Łódź, Poland: Uniwersytet Łódzki, April.

2009. Corinne Landure & Alex Boulton. À la découverte des corpus: À la charnière de l’anglais général et de spécialité. 30th International GERAS Conference: Du non Spécialisé au Spécialisé – Les Différentes Voies Menant à la Spécialisation de l’Anglais. Rennes: Université de Rennes 1, March.

2009. Corinne Landure & Alex Boulton. Corpus et traduction pour spécialistes d’autres disciplines. Cercle des Linguistes Anglicistes de Nancy (CLAN): Analyse Linguistique des Textes Littéraires et/ou de Civilisation. Nancy, France: Nancy-Université, February.

2008. Alex Boulton. Off-the-peg materials for data-driven learning. Corpus Linguistics: New Trends in Language Teaching and Translation Studies – In Honour of John Sinclair. Granada, Spain: Universidad de Granada, September.

2008. Alex Boulton. DDL: Reaching the parts other teaching can’t reach? 8th Teaching and Language Corpora International Conference (TaLC 2008). Lisbon, Portugal: Instituto Superior de Línguas e Administração, July.

2008. Alex Boulton & Henry Tyne. Learning with corpora: Changing learning practices. 4th Inter-Varietal Applied Corpus Studies (IVACS) Group Conference: Applying Corpus Linguistics. Limerick, Ireland: University of Limerick, June.

2008. Alex Boulton. Evaluating corpus use in language learning: State of play and future directions. American Association of Corpus Linguistics. Provo UT, USA: Brigham Young University, March.

2007. Alex Boulton. DDL is in the details… and in the big themes. 4th Corpus Linguistics Conference. Birmingham, UK: University of Birmingham, Centre for Corpus Research, July.

2007. Alex Boulton. But where’s the proof? The need for empirical evidence for data-driven learning. 40th Annual Meeting of the British Association for Applied Linguistics (BAAL): Technology, Ideology and Practice in Applied Linguistics. Edinburgh, UK: University of Edinburgh, September.

2007. Alex Boulton. Esprit de corpus: Promouvoir l’exploitation de corpus en apprentissage des langues. 4e Journées de Linguistique de Corpus. Lorient, France: Université de Bretagne Sud, September.

2007. Alex Boulton & Myriam Pereiro. Nearly synonymous (almost): Rules, patterns, and the power of corpus linguistics to find order in a fuzzy world. Cercle des Linguistes Anglicistes de Nancy (CLAN): Ordre et Désordre. Nancy, France: Nancy-Université, April.

2007. Alex Boulton. Looking (for) empirical evidence for DDL at lower levels. Practical Applications in Language and Computers (PALC 2007). Łódź, Poland: Uniwersytet Łódski, April.

2007. Anne Chateau, Myriam Pereiro & Alex Boulton. Some autonomy is the key – but how much exactly? EUROCALL: Mastering Multimedia – Teaching Languages Through Technology. Coleraine, UK: University of Ulster, September.

2007. Alex Boulton & Jeanne-Marie Debaisieux. Alors la question c’est…? Questions pragmatiques et annotation pédagogique des corpus. Association for French Language Studies: Les Français des Corpus 2. Bristol, UK: University of the West of England, January.

2006. Alex Boulton. Bringing corpora to the masses: Free and easy tools for language learning. 7th Teaching and Language Corpora International Conference. Paris, France: Université Paris 7 Denis Diderot / BNF, July.

2006. Alex Boulton. Tricky to teach, easier to learn: Empirical evidence for corpus use in the language classroom. American Association of Applied Corpus Linguistics. Flagstaff AZ, USA: University of Northern Arizona, October.

2006. Alex Boulton. When linguistics isn’t linguistics: Interdisciplinary applications of corpus linguistics. Interdisciplinarité en Question. Nancy, France: Université Nancy 2, February.

2006. Alex Boulton & Jeanne-Marie Debaisieux. The wise whys and hows of spoken corpora in language learning and teaching. 3rd Inter-Varietal Applied Corpus Studies (IVACS) Group International Conference: Language at the Interface. Nottingham, UK: University of Nottingham, July.

2006. Alex Boulton & Myriam Pereiro. Learning to learn and learning to listen. BAAL Applied Linguistics Seminar: Research Perspectives on Listening in L1 and L2 Education. Coventry, UK: University of Warwick, May.

2005. Alex Boulton & Stephan Wilhelm. Habeant corpus – they should have the body: Tools learners have the right to use. 27th International GERAS Conference: Cours et Corpus. Lorient, France: Université de Bretagne Sud, March.

2005. Alex Boulton. Apprendre à apprendre à écouter pour comprendre: Un outil multimédia. Journées de l’ASDIFLE: Apprendre avec les Multimédias, Langues et Cultures, Formations Ouvertes et Autoformations. Lille, France: Université Lille 3, October.

2005. Alex Boulton. To er is human: Silent pauses and speech dysfunctions of the 2004 US presidential debates. Cercle des Linguistes Anglicistes de Nancy. Nancy, France: Université Nancy 2, April.

2004. Alex Boulton. Autonomy and the internet in distance learning: Reading between the e-lines. 1e Congrès International: TIC et Autonomie Appliquées à l’Apprentissage des Langues. Castellón, Spain: Universitat Jaume 1, May.

2003. Alex Boulton. Transfer and translation in L2 word associations: Comparing learner data across languages. 24th International GERAS Conference: Transfert(s). Le Havre, France: Université du Havre, March.

2003. Alex Boulton. Tu parles! J’écoute. Je comprends. Intercompréhension face à la diversité linguistique. 31e Congrès de l’UPLEGESS. Dijon, France: ESC Dijon, June.

2001. Alex Boulton & Paul Booth. Communication in the void and communication avoided: Medium and mediation in on-line language teaching. 22th International GERAS Conference: Médiation(s). Bordeaux, France: Université Bordeaux 2, March.

2001. Alex Boulton & Harvey Moulden. Écouter pour comprendre. 29e Congrès de l’UPLEGESS. Clermont-Ferrand, France: ESC Clermont, June.

2000. Alex Boulton. From oxidation to Paf the Dog: Mental images of student engineers in EFL vocabulary association and retention. 21st International GERAS Conference: Texte/Images dans les Discours Spécialisés. Dijon, France: Université de Bourgogne, March.

2000. Alex Boulton & David Brown. ID reçue: Les mythes modernes et l’identité de l’apprenant L2. 28e Congrès de l’UPLEGESS. Brest, France: ENSIETA, May.

1999. Alex Boulton. Anciennes et nouvelles technologies: Métaphores de l’esprit linguistique. 20th International GERAS Conference: Réseaux. Cachan, France: ENS Cachan, March.

1999. Alex Boulton. Associations lexicales interculturelles. 27e Congrès de l’UPLEGESS: Langues, Transversalité, Interculturalité. Évry, France: INT Évry, May.

1998. Alex Boulton. L’acquisition du lexique en langue étrangère. 26e Congrès de l’UPLEGESS. St Étienne, France: ENS des Mines, May.