Digital Language Learning (DLL): Technology, Data, and the Brain

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk


How can we leverage advances in digital technology and data science to enhance language learning? In an era of widespread digital application and innovation, our understanding of the interaction between humans and technology has lagged behind. In this talk, I outline an approach that combines emerging technologies and computational data-driven approaches with current neuro-cognitive theories, with a particular reference to language learning and its representation. This approach highlights interactive mechanisms (bottom-up and top-down) and integrative processes (theory and application) that enable us to understand the differences between child and adult language learning, as well as individual differences in diverse language learning contexts. Computational and neurocognitive studies in this domain also have significant implications for applications of AI and machine learning methods for personalized education, thereby informing pedagogical designs and instructional innovations.
Period27 May 202329 May 2023
Event titleThe 29th Annual Conference of International Association of Chinese Linguistics
Event typeConference
LocationChinaShow on map
Degree of RecognitionInternational