1st International Conference on Written Corrective Feedback in L1 and L2 (WCF23)


Universitat de Vic-Universitat Central de Catalunya

Vic (Spain), April 14-15, 2023

New deadline for abstract submission: 31 OCTOBER 2022

We welcome you to the site of the 1st International Conference on Written Corrective Feedback in L1 and L2 (WCF23).


The WCF23 conference has four main goals:

    1. To bridge the gap between research in corrective feedback and classroom practice

    2. To discuss similarities and differences in written corrective feedback in L1 and L2 contexts

    3. To discuss the connection between research in written corrective feedback and teacher training

    4. To disseminate research on written corrective feedback at all educational levels (compulsory and non-compulsory educational contexts)


The conference will take place in person at the Universitat de Vic-Universitat Central de Catalunya (Spain) on Friday April 14 and Saturday April 15, 2023.

We invite researchers, teachers, and teacher trainers to submit proposals for 20-minute papers (followed by questions) on the following topics:

    • Written corrective feedback practices in the classroom

    • Teacher and student beliefs about written corrective feedback

    • Teacher training and written corrective feedback

    • Written corrective feedback in elementary and secondary school contexts (in L1 or L2)

    • Written corrective feedback at the university level (in L1 or L2)

    • Research methodologies in studies of written corrective feedback

    • Research evidence on written corrective feedback and its impact in the classroom

    • Connections between written and oral corrective feedback

    • Interactional written corrective feedback

    • Online written corrective feedback

    • Collaborative written corrective feedback

    • The efficacy of written corrective feedback


Presentations can be done in any language, but note that there will be no translation services.


Scientific committee:

  • Carme Bach, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

  • Sonia Bailini, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

  • Mariona Casas, Universitat de Vic-Universitat Central de Catalunya

  • Daniel Cassany, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

  • Joaquim Dolz, Université de Genève

  • Anita Ferreira, Universidad de Concepción

  • Debra Friedman, Indiana University

  • Eva Kartchava, Carleton University

  • Jessica Mackay, Escola d'Idiomes Moderns, Universitat de Barcelona

  • Teresa Ribas, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

  • Naymé Salas, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

  • Neus Sanmartí, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

  • Alícia Santolària, Universitat de València

Organizing committee:

  • Marilisa Birello, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

  • Mariona Casas Deseures, Universitat de Vic-Universitat Central de Catalunya

  • Llorenç Comajoan-Colomé, Universitat de Vic-Universitat Central de Catalunya

  • Alba González Cabassa, Universitat de Vic-Universitat Central de Catalunya

  • Núria Medina, Universitat de Vic-Universitat Central de Catalunya

  • Tania Salguero Garcia, Universitat de Vic-Universitat Central de Catalunya


This conference is organized by the Glossa research group of the Universitat de Vic-Universitat Central de Catalunya, with the collaboration of the Elbec research group of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. The conference is in part financed by the projects “Mestres i retroacció correctiva escrita / Teachers and written corrective feedback” (2020ARMIF 0025, Secretariat of Universities and Research of the Business Department, Generalitat de Catalunya), PIRE2021 (Universitat de Vic-Universitat Central de Catalunya), and the Grants for the organization of activities in the field of scientific dissemination and research training at the UVic-UCC (Vice-Rectorate for Research and Knowledge Transfer).


Contact: wcf23@uvic.cat