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TESOL / Advanced Academic English
DigiFeed Conference 2023

"Spotlight on Language Teaching: Digital Feedback in Research and Practice"

International conference, organized by the TESOL team of TU Chemnitz, hosted by Jun.-Prof. Dr. Jennifer Schluer.

The conference will take place as a hybrid event from June 29-30, 2023, in Chemnitz (Lecture Hall Orangerie,

Reichenhainer Str. 90
) and online .

Konferenzsprachen: Englisch und Deutsch (weitere Informationen im Call for Papers)



To participate in the conference (presenters and audience), you need to complete the Registration Form.

A minimal fee will be charged for some groups of participants. Please see the Conference Guide for details. Attendance is free for students and occasional online listeners. However, a registration via the Registration Form is mandatory for everyone.

Important Dates

Abstract Submission Deadline: March 15, 2023

Registration: May-June, 2023

Conference Date: June 29-30, 2023

Full Paper Submission Deadline for Conference Proceedings: mid-October 2023.

Earlier submissions are welcome!


Digital feedback comprises a wide range of possible realizations, such as feedback in text editors, cloud documents, forums, wikis, chats and other social media, surveys, polls, mails, automated writing evaluation, multimodal feedback in video conferences as well as recorded audio, video and screencast feedback (Schluer, 2022).

The conference also serves as a dissemination event of the project “Pedagogical guidance for the use of digital feedback: Digital feedback map (DFM)”, funded by the Stiftung Innovation in der Hochschullehre (09/2022-08/2023).



Download Conference Program

There will be different thematic sections, including, but not limited to:

  • technology-mediated feedback in different modalities
  • technology-generated (automated) feedback
  • digital feedback literacy development among pre- and in-service teachers
  • learner engagement through participatory, interactional feedback approaches

Conference Proceedings

Authors will have the chance to publish their papers in an edited volume. They can choose between three different publication types:

  1. Empirical paper about a research project/ study (max. 7,000 words incl. references)
  2. Report about own teaching practice/ pedagogical designs (max. 4,000 words incl. references)
  3. Description of teaching ideas/ teaching units (max. 2,000 words plus appendix, e.g. handout with tasks, lesson plans)

Please consult the Style Guide for further details.

Submission link: https://mytuc.org/qzpl



We have made special arrangements with three hotels in Chemnitz. Please click on the hotel names to read more about the terms and conditions (errors excepted).

The conference venue is located at Reichenhainer Str. 90, 09126 Chemnitz.

The project “Didaktische Orientierung für digitales Feedback (Pedagogical guidance for the use of digital feedback): Digital Feedback Map (DFM)” has been funded by the Stiftung Innovation in der Hochschullehre (funding ID FRFMM-181/2022, project duration 09/2022-08/2023). Financial support for the implementation of the conference has been granted by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Fremdsprachenforschung (DGFF) and Chemnitz University of Technology (TUC).

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