News and Events
2020.08.21. LARA workshop by Manny Rayner and Branislav Bedi at EuroCALL 2020.
2020.03.13. LARA talk by Manny Rayner at Flinders University, Adelaide.
2020.03.06. Reading group based on LARA edition of the Völuspá started on Goodreads site
2019.12.23-2020.01.02. LARA working meeting in Geneva to create LARA version of Völuspá. Branislav Bedi, Cathy Chua and Manny Rayner
2019.11.27-29. Hands-on LARA workshop organised by enetCollect in Trnava, Slovakia was attended by 43 people.
- Here is the program.
2019.11.11-13. Three LARA papers presented at the iCERi 2019 conference. Below are the published papers:
- Easy Construction of Multimedia Online Language Textbooks and Linguistics Papers with LARA
- Vegetarian Vampires: Why the CALL Technology Provider Doesn't Have to Suck the Teacher's Blood
- LARA Portal: A Tool for Teachers to Develop Interactive Text Content, an Environment for Students To Improve Reading Skill
2019.09.20-21. Two LARA papers presented at the SLaTE 2019 workshop. Below are the published papers:
- Demonstration of LARA: A Learning and Reading Assistant
- Overview of LARA: A Learning and Reading Assistant
2019.09.20. Presentation of results from third edition of Spoken CALL Shared Task at the SLaTE 2019 workshop. Below is the published paper:
2019.09.10. LARA presentation at CIAMTE 2019. Click here to see it.
2019.08.18. Announcement of hands-on LARA workshop to be held Nov 27-29 (Trnava, Slovakia)
2019.08.12. Several Alexa CALL games posted on Amazon store.
2019.08.08. LARA blog started.
2019.6.26. Three papers presented at the enetCollect 2018 workshop published at CEUR-WS. Below are the published papers:
- Alexa as a CALL Platform for Children: Where do we Start?
- Decentralising Power: how we are Trying to Keep CALLector Ethical
- What do the Founders of Online Communities Owe to their Users?
2019.05.09. LARA presentation at Swinburne University, Melbourne Click here to see it.
2019.05.06. Results for third edition of Spoken CALL Shared Task posted Click here to see it.
2019.03.14. LARA presentation at the Joint WG1 & WG3 enetCollect meeting, Lisbon, Portugal. Click here to download.
2018.12.25-31. Initial LARA working meeting in Geneva. Branislav Bedi, Cathy Chua, Hanieh Habibi and Manny Rayner
2018.12.19. Third edition of Spoken CALL Shared Task announced.
2018.11.08. Interactive morning "Futur en tous genres", where children were invited to test speech-enabled educational games developed under CALLector.
2018.10.25. Three papers presented at the enetCollect workshop in Leiden, Holland. Below are the related presentations:
- Bait and switch: the core principle of the online community, and what we can do about it
- Decentralising power: how we want to keep callector ethical
2018.09.05. Presentation of results from second edition of Spoken CALL Shared Task at a special session of Interspeech 2018, Hyderabad, India.
2018.04.01. CALLector project officially started.