ELT Calendar for December 2015

December 5th (Saturday) 2015

Academic Writing: Cultivating Success in the Publishing Process
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Paul Beaufait and David Ockert
Organization: West Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kokubunji City, Tokyo Metropolis

Investigating the world outside: Students and Teachers as Researchers
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Andy Boon
Organization: Nagasaki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Prefecture

New frontiers in teaching writing: Exploring the feasibility and effectiveness of synchronous written corrective feedback
Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Scott Aubrey (Kwansei Gakuin University
Organization: Oita Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Oita City, Oita Prefecture

Internationalized Tertiary Education, followed by Bonenkai (Fukuoka JALT's annual end-of-year party)
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: Chris Haswell (Kyushu University)
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

December 6th (Sunday) 2015

Hiroshima JALT 2015 Mini-Conference and Book Fair
Time: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: Call for proposals due Sept 30
Organization: Hiroshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

December 12th (Saturday) 2015

Japan Association for Self-Access Learning Mini-Conference and Self-Access Centre Tour
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: TBA; call for papers due October 25
Organization: The Japan Association for Self-Access Learning
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Okayama JALT Monthly Meeting, followed by Bonenkai (end-of-year party)
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Bill Pellowe (Kinki University, Fukuoka Campus)
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

Inspire Or Perspire? Getting Students Speaking
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Andy Boon (Toyo Gakuen University, Tokyo)
Organization: Nara Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Ikoma City, Nara Prefecture

December 13th (Sunday) 2015

Creating Community: Learning Together 2
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Various
Organization: Learner Development Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Saitama JALT My Share
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Various
Organization: Saitama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture

December 19th (Saturday) 2015

Trends in Language Teaching Conference
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: James Elwood and Andrew Meyerhoff
Organization: Okinawa Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

JACET ESP SIG Kanto (December 2015 Meeting) Classroom practices
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Lawrie Hunter, Michael Sharpe, Uma Maheswari Rajagopalan and Shi Jie
Organization: JACET English for Specific Purposes SIG (Japan Association of College English Teachers) Kanto
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

December 20th (Sunday) 2015

English as Therapy
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Spencer M. Robinson (Reconstitutive Psychocognitive Training (RPT); National Institute for Stroke and Applied Neurosciences (NISAN), AUT University)
Organization: Kyoto Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

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