ELT Calendar for January 2002

January 10th (Thursday) 2002

IPOs and Java & wireless
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Tom Sato, Tokyo IPO and Greg Glassman, Linc Media
Organization: Tokyo PC Users Group
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Study Group meeting
Time: 9:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Contact IIEEC for speaker details.
Organization: Institute for the International English Education of Children
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

January 12th (Saturday) 2002

Teaching English to Young Learners
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Mitsue Allen-Tamai, Bunkyo Women's University
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

Charting the future: Kitakyushu JALT in 2002 and beyond
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Roundtable discussion (Chairperson: Paul Collett)
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

January 13th (Sunday) 2002

Introductory Certificate in Teaching English to Children, one day course
Time: 10:15 AM - 5:15 PM
Speaker: David Paul, author of Finding Out, Communicate, and more.
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

The Cancer of Competition: Games in the ESL Classroom
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Chris Hunt, Wise Hat
Organization: Saitama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture

The Use of Proverbs in Teaching Communicative English
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Bill Dare
Organization: Yokohama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture

The Gothic Tradition, Past and Present
Time: 2:15 PM - 4:20 PM
Speaker: Francoise Carter, Ehime University
Organization: Matsuyama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Matsuyama City, Ehime Prefecture

Study Group meeting
Time: 9:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Contact IIEEC for speaker details.
Organization: Institute for the International English Education of Children
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

January 17th (Thursday) 2002

An Introduction to Neo-Vygotskian theory: Sociocultural Perspectives
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Dr. Roger Barnard, Waikato University, New Zealand
Organization: Nagasaki Junshin Catholic University
Location: Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Prefecture

January 19th (Saturday) 2002

Seminars for Teachers of English to Children
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Mayumi Tabuchi, Greg Cossu
Organization: Pearson Kirihara
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

Getting Published in JALT
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Scott Gardner
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

English in Elementary Schools: What Will It Mean for Secondary School Teachers?
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Kensaku Yoshida, Sophia University and Tom Merner, Japan College of Foreign Languages
Organization: Junior / Senior High School Teachers Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Looking at Action Research
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Chris Creighton
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

New Year Get-together (2002)
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: Johann Junge, Creative Services International
Organization: Osaka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

January 20th (Sunday) 2002

Hiroshima Book Fair 2002
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Various speakers
Organization: Hiroshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

Seminars for Teachers of English to Children
Time: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Greg Cossu, Katherine Mackay
Organization: Pearson Kirihara
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

Introductory Certificate in Teaching English to Children, one day course
Time: 10:15 AM - 5:15 PM
Speaker: David Paul, author of Finding Out, Communicate, and more.
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Developing English Skills in Young Learners
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Speaker: Michelle Nagashima
Organization: Nagoya Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Reading & Writing Workshop Level 2
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Contact IIEEC for speaker details.
Organization: Institute for the International English Education of Children
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Reading & Writing Workshop Level 2
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Contact IIEEC for speaker details.
Organization: Institute for the International English Education of Children
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

A Psychodynamic Approach to Enhancing Perceived Value in the Language
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Paul Doyon and Brad Deacon
Organization: Shizuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

Creating New Materials: Making and Using Your own Materials in the Elementary Classroom
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: David Lisgo and Robert Monk
Organization: ETJ Kagoshima (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture

Innervoice, Time Planning and Practice
Time: 2:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Marc Helgesen
Organization: Nagoya Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Games for Little Children
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Shizuka Mori
Organization: ETJ Aichi (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Aichi City, Aichi Prefecture

Study Group meeting
Time: 9:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Contact IIEEC for speaker details.
Organization: Institute for the International English Education of Children
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Study Group meeting
Time: 9:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Contact IIEEC for speaker details.
Organization: Institute for the International English Education of Children
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

January 25th (Friday) 2002

Teacher training & development for teachers of English in junior and senior high schools
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: British Council
Organization: The British Council Tokyo Centre
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

January 26th (Saturday) 2002

Distance Learning: A Workshop
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: John and Paula McAndrew, Siebold University of Nagasaki, and others
Organization: Nagasaki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Prefecture

International Haiku
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: David McMurray
Organization: Kagoshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture

Teaching English to Young Learners
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Mitsue Allen-Tamai, Bunkyo Women's University
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

TBA
Time: 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: TBA
Organization: Kanto Chapter of the Japan Association of College English Teachers
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

January 27th (Sunday) 2002

Introductory Certificate in Teaching English to Children, one day course
Time: 10:15 AM - 5:15 PM
Speaker: David Paul, author of Finding Out, Communicate, and more.
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

My Share
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Speaker: various
Organization: Iwate Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Morioka City, Iwate Prefecture

Facilitating English Language Learning
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Ruth Cohen, University of Technology, Sydney
Organization: Toyohashi Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

Desuggestopedia and Other Methods of Accelerating Language Learning
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Charles Adamson
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

Introducing Public Elementary School English and the Monkasho Handbook
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Tom Merner, Japan College of Foreign Languages
Organization: Gunma Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Gunma City, Gunma Prefecture

Creating A Teacher Friendly Home Page
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Douglas Dreistadt
Organization: Okinawa Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

Bookfair in Fukuoka
Time: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: various
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Living and Working in Hokkaido Co-sponsored by HIBA
Time: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Mary Virgil as featured speaker; also various speakers and panels
Organization: Hokkaido Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sapporo City, Hokkaido Prefecture

Teaching the Tenses (IIEEC MAT Teacher Training Seminar, session 2 of 4)
Time: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Ritsuko Nakata
Organization: Institute for the International English Education of Children
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

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