ELT Calendar for April 2014

April 6th (Sunday) 2014

Sai no Kuni: A joint-event with ETJ Saitama at Sakuragi Kouminkan
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Multiple presenters from ETJ Saitama and Saitama JALT
Organization: Saitama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture

Genki English in Fukuoka: the latest techniques from around the world!
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Richard Graham (GenkiEnglish.com)
Organization: Genki English: GenkiEnglish.com
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

April 12th (Saturday) 2014

Collaborative Critical Thinking For Real World Change
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Chuck Sandy
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

Engaging Learner Imagination in the Foreign Language Classroom
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Garold Murray (Okayama University)
Organization: Oita Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Oita City, Oita Prefecture

Creating Multimedia Content with Apple Technology
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Steve Paton and Malcolm Swanson
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

April 17th (Thursday) 2014

The Fourth Annual Asian Conference on Language Learning 2014
Time: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Steve Cornwell (Osaka Jogakuin) Barbara Lockee (Virginia Tech)
Organization: International Academic Forum
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

The Fourth Annual Asian Conference on Technology in the Classroom
Time: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Steve Cornwell (Osaka Jogakuin), Barbara Lockee (Virginia Tech), TBA
Organization: International Academic Forum
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

April 18th (Friday) 2014

The Fourth Annual Asian Conference on Language Learning 2014 (day 2 of 4)
Time: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Steve Cornwell (Osaka Jogakuin) Barbara Lockee (Virginia Tech)
Organization: International Academic Forum
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

Informal get-together
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: None
Organization: Kagoshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture

The Fourth Annual Asian Conference on Technology in the Classroom (day 2 of 4)
Time: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Steve Cornwell (Osaka Jogakuin), Barbara Lockee (Virginia Tech), TBA
Organization: International Academic Forum
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

April 19th (Saturday) 2014

Using Tasks with Extensive Reading
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Brendan Van Deusen (Nagasaki International University)
Organization: Nagasaki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sasebo City, Nagasaki Prefecture

The Fourth Annual Asian Conference on Language Learning 2014 (day 3 of 4)
Time: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Steve Cornwell (Osaka Jogakuin) Barbara Lockee (Virginia Tech)
Organization: International Academic Forum
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

Integrating Integrated Speaking Into Your Curriculum
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Sei Isomine
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Yardsticks of Quality in Japanese Higher Education
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Sarah Louisa Birchley (Toyo Gakuen University)
Organization: Gifu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Gifu City, Gifu Prefecture

The Fourth Annual Asian Conference on Technology in the Classroom (day 3 of 4)
Time: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Steve Cornwell (Osaka Jogakuin), Barbara Lockee (Virginia Tech), TBA
Organization: International Academic Forum
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

April 20th (Sunday) 2014

My Question
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Anyone Attending
Organization: Yokohama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture

ETJ Tokyo Workshop: Using Music Videos to Teach Global Issues
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Damian Lucantonio (University of Electro-Communications)
Organization: ETJ Tokyo (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Teachers College Columbia University My Share
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: My Share
Organization: Teachers College Columbia University Japan Alumni Association
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

The Fourth Annual Asian Conference on Language Learning 2014 (day 4 of 4)
Time: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Steve Cornwell (Osaka Jogakuin) Barbara Lockee (Virginia Tech)
Organization: International Academic Forum
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

The Fourth Annual Asian Conference on Technology in the Classroom (day 4 of 4)
Time: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Steve Cornwell (Osaka Jogakuin), Barbara Lockee (Virginia Tech), TBA
Organization: International Academic Forum
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

April 27th (Sunday) 2014

Okinawa JALT My Share, followed by Beach BBQ
Time: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: TBA
Organization: Okinawa Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nago City, Okinawa Prefecture

Osaka JALT Back-to-School 2014 mini-conference
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Various; submit your ideas by March 30th
Organization: Osaka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Itami City, Osaka Prefecture

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