2017 Events Archive

October 2017

Developing the cognitive processes necessary for fluent reading through Extensive Reading and Xreading

October 28th, 2017 Event

  • Speaker: Stuart McLean & Paul Goldberg
  • Venue: Campus Plaza
  • Time: 10:15 – 1:00
  • Free for JALT Members, 500 yen for One-Day Members

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July 2017

Get Going with Google: An introduction to Digital Pedagogy with G Suite for Education!

July 22nd, 2017 Event

  • Speaker: Rab Paterson & Dr. Erin Noxon
  • Venue: Campus Plaza
  • Time: Registration: 17:00, Event 17:15 – 20:45
  • Free for JALT Members, 500 yen for One-Day Members

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June 2017

Turning Speaking Tasks Into Assessment Activities

June 10th, 2017 Event

  • Speaker: Jerry Talandis Jr., University of Toyama
  • Venue: Campus Plaza
  • 10:00AM (Registration) 10:30AM (Start) – 11:50AM (Finish)
  • Free for JALT Members, 500 yen for One-Day Members
  • Presenter Bios: Jerry Talandis Jr. has been teaching English in Japan since 1993 and is currently a professor at the University of Toyama. His research interests include pragmatics, materials design, language testing, and professional development through classroom-based research. He is also co-author of the textbook Conversations in Class, 3rd Edition and How to Test Speaking Skills in Japan: A Quick-Start Guide.

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June 2017

Turning Speaking Tasks Into Assessment Activities

June 10th, 2017 Event

  • Speaker: Jerry Talandis Jr., University of Toyama
  • Venue: Campus Plaza
  • 10:00AM (Registration) 10:30AM (Start) – 11:50AM (Finish)
  • Free for JALT Members, 500 yen for One-Day Members
  • Presenter Bios: Jerry Talandis Jr. has been teaching English in Japan since 1993 and is currently a professor at the University of Toyama. His research interests include pragmatics, materials design, language testing, and professional development through classroom-based research. He is also co-author of the textbook Conversations in Class, 3rd Edition and How to Test Speaking Skills in Japan: A Quick-Start Guide.

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May 2017

The Why and How of Gamification in the Language Learning Classroom

May 28th, 2017 Event

  • Speaker: Gordon Bateson (Kochi University of Technology)
  • Venue: Campus Plaza
  • 9:00am – 12:00pm
  • Free for JALT Members, 500 yen for One-Day Members

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April 2017

Introduction to Language Assessments

April 22nd, 2017 Event

  • Speaker: J. Lake (Fukuoka Jogakuin University),Trevor Holster (Fukuoka University), & Bill Pellowe (Kindai University)
  • Venue: Campus Plaza
  • 1:00pm – 5:00pm
  • Free for JALT Members, 500 yen for One-Day Members

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January 2017

Challenging issues in bilingualism and biculturalism in the Japanese context

January 29th, 2017 Event

  • Alexandra Shaitan (Birkbeck, University of London) & Blake Turnbull (Kyoto University)
  • Venue: Campus Plaza
  • 9:00am – 12:00pm
  • Free for JALT Members, 500 yen for One-Day Members