ELT Calendar for November 2014

November 1st (Saturday) 2014

A four-step process for critical thinking instuction
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: David Gann
Organization: Nagasaki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Prefecture

TUJ Tokyo Distinguished Lecturer Series: Computer-assisted Language Learning
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Irina Elgort (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

The 2014 Tokyo ELT Expo and Book Fair in Association with JALT
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Speaker: Prominent authors, trainers, and local teachers.
Organization: ETJ Tokyo (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

November 2nd (Sunday) 2014

The 2014 Tokyo ELT Expo and Book Fair in Association with JALT (day 2 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Speaker: Prominent authors, trainers, and local teachers.
Organization: ETJ Tokyo (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

November 3rd (Monday) 2014

Today is Culture Day (Bunka-no-hi)

JALT2014 Four Corners Tour in Kansai: The Teaching Power of Stories
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Bill Harley, JALT2014 National Conference Plenary Speaker, Two-time Grammy-award winning musician, storyteller, and author
Organization: Osaka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

November 4th (Tuesday) 2014

Bill Harley - The Mark Twain of Contemopary Children's Music.
Time: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Speaker: Bill Harley
Organization: NanKyu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture

November 8th (Saturday) 2014

Symposium on Language Learning beyond the EFL Classroom
Time: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Margaret Franken, University of Waikato, New Zealand; Yukie Koyama, Nagoya Institute of Technology; Stephen Hesse, Chuo University; Gordon Bateson, Kanazawa Gakuin University
Organization: ACM Chapter on E-learning and Technical Communication
Location: Aizu-Wakamatsu City, Fukushima Prefecture

Meisei University Professional Development Forum
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Call for papers due Oct. 17th
Organization: Meisei University International Study Centre
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

TUJ Osaka Distinguished Lecturer Series: Computer-assisted Language Learning
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Irina Elgort (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

Gifu JALT Conference Preview
Time: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Brent Simmonds, Kathleen Cahill, Mike Stockwell, John Spiri
Organization: Gifu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Gifu City, Gifu Prefecture

Pechakucha Night
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Various speakers
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

November 9th (Sunday) 2014

November Meeting
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker:
Organization: Association of Childrens English Teachers
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

ETJ Kansai Expo
Time: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Speakers include School owners, educational leaders and teachers
Organization: ETJ Osaka (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Nishinomiya City, Hyogo Prefecture

November 15th (Saturday) 2014

We're Going Global? A look at Local Efforts to Implement Japan's National English Education Goals
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Tom Fast (Okayama University)
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

Fukuoka JALT's Ordinary General Meeting 2014
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Fukuoka JALT officers
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

November 16th (Sunday) 2014

English Activities for Intercultural Awareness
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Jon Dujmovich (Aichi University and director of Imagination Ink)
Organization: ETJ Aichi (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Shaping Learning Together: A Day with Oxford 2014
Time: 9:15 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Henry Widdowson, Barbara Seidlhofer, Nina Spada, Cheryl Boyd Zimmerman, Susan Stempleski, Peter Atkins, Timothy O'Donnell, Hiroyuki Obari, Robin Skipsey, and Hiroyuki Tsukamoto
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

November 21st (Friday) 2014

JALT 2014: 40th Annual International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning, and Educational Materials Exhibition
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Technology in Teaching Workshop speakers
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture

November 22nd (Saturday) 2014

JALT 2014: 40th Annual International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning, and Educational Materials Exhibition
Time: 9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Hundreds of interesting presentations
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture

November 23rd (Sunday) 2014

Today is Labor Thanksgiving Day (Kinrou-kansha-no-hi)

JALT 2014: 40th Annual International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning, and Educational Materials Exhibition
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Speaker: Hundreds of interesting presentations
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture

November 24th (Monday) 2014

Today is Labor Thanksgiving Day (observed)

JALT 2014: 40th Annual International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning, and Educational Materials Exhibition
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Several presenters
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture

November 28th (Friday) 2014

5th Presentation Session of the Research Station on Innovative and Global Tertiary English Education
Time: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Shinichi Hashimoto (UEC Tokyo), Jie Shi (UEC Tokyo), Takeshi Tarui (UEC Tokyo), Milan Hodoscek (National Institute of Chemistry, Slovenia), Siegfreid Hoefinger (Vienna University of Technology, Austri
Organization: University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo Research Station on Innovative and Global Tertiary English Education
Location: Chofu City, Tokyo Metropolis

Learning through English in Thai Schools: Policy, Concerns and Directions
Time: 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Sonthida Keyuravong
Organization: Tottori Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tottori City, Tottori Prefecture

November 30th (Sunday) 2014

University of Cambridge Teacher Knowledge Test (TKT) Examinations Modules 1-3
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:20 PM
Speaker: Matthew Reynolds (Invigilator), Centre Examinations Manager, Cambridge English Language Assessment Centre JP172
Organization: Cambridge ESOL Centre JP172 (English-Please!)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

The 2014 Tohoku ELT Expo (organized by ETJ Sendai and JALT Sendai)
Time: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Teachers and presenters living and working in the Tohoku area (proposals deadline extended to October 15th)
Organization: ETJ Sendai (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

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