The Sixth GDUFS Forum on Applied Linguistics began on December 3rd. This forum was hosted by Guangdong University of Foreign Studies and organized by National Key Research Center for Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, Gui Shichun Institute of Linguistics and Applied Linguistics and Bilingual Cognition and Development Lab. On December 3rd, the workshop of ERP Technique, a warm-up activity of the forum, was successfully held at the north campus of Guangdong University of Foreign Studies (GDUFS).
On the morning of December 3rd, Prof. ZHAO Chen, the director of the Bilingual Cognition and Development Lab (the BCD Lab), gave a welcoming speech to all the participants and briefly introduced the research team of the Lab. This was followed by the theoretical session instructed by Mr. Guo and Mr. Xu. They introduced the principles of ERP technique and ERP devices. Things to pay attention to when using ERP equipment were also emphasized in this session.
In the afternoon, based on the theoretical learning, Mr. Guo and Mr. Xu demonstrated the process of data collection with the portable devices. In addition, audience who wanted a try were invited to have hands-on practice. Finally, engineers showed participants how to analyze the data and the workshop came to an end.
This workshop has attracted approximately 2700 online audience and nearly 120 people from various faculties to attend. It served as a platform for learning and exchange among teachers and students, and played an important role in promoting the development of scientific research of the university.