ELT Calendar for March 2015

March 1st (Sunday) 2015

Back to School: My Share and Discussion
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: round table discussion
Organization: ETJ Aichi (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Oxford Teaching Workshop Series 2015 - Nagoya
Time: 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Peter Ferguson, Yuko Suzuki, Ritsuko Nakata, Kathleen Kampa and Charles Vilina
Organization: Oxford University Press Kids' Club
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Games and Language Learning
Time: 1:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Atticus Sims
Organization: ETJ Kyoto (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

11th Annual CamTESOL Conference on ELT (day 2 of 2)
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: TBA; call for papers due September 13th, 2014
Organization: Cambodia Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
Location: Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh (Cambodia)

March 7th (Saturday) 2015

Center for English as a Lingua Franca Forum: Language teaching in the Asian context
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Speaker: Featuring Damian J. Rivers (Future University Hakodate) and Glenn Toh (Tamagawa University)
Organization: Center for English as a Lingua Franca Forum at Tamagawa University
Location: Machida City, Tokyo Metropolis

Pragmatics and Language Education Workshop
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:40 PM
Speaker: Noriko Ishihara (Hosei U.), Seiji Fukazawa (Hiroshima U.), Ryota Nagata (Hiroshima U.), Michiko Kasuya (University of Hyogo), Mayu Konakahara (Waseda U.), and Yoko Nogami (Matsuyama U.)
Organization: Hiroshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

March 8th (Sunday) 2015

Oxford Teaching Workshop Series 2015 - Osaka
Time: 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Kaj Schwermer, Yuko Suzuki, Setsuko Toyama
Organization: Oxford University Press Kids' Club
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

Teaching young learners of English
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker:
Organization: Association of Childrens English Teachers
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Pragmatics and Language Education Workshop (day 2 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Noriko Ishihara (Hosei U.), Seiji Fukazawa (Hiroshima U.), Ryota Nagata (Hiroshima U.), Michiko Kasuya (University of Hyogo), Mayu Konakahara (Waseda U.), and Yoko Nogami (Matsuyama U.)
Organization: Hiroshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

March 13th (Friday) 2015

Nightmare On Literature Street: Fight For Your Right To Use It
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Paul Hullah (Meiji Gakuin University)
Organization: NanKyu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture

March 14th (Saturday) 2015

SCBWI Japan Writers' Craft Workout
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Holly Thompson, Mariko Nagai, Naomi Kojima
Organization: The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Games and Activities that Work for Me
Time: 1:45 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Various
Organization: ETJ Kagoshima (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture

Teaching the Question of Culture
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Brett Hack (Aichi Prefectural University)
Organization: Gifu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Gifu City, Gifu Prefecture

March 15th (Sunday) 2015

Oxford Teaching Workshop Series 2015 - Fukuoka
Time: 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Ritsuko Nakata, Kevin Churchley, Naoko Ashikawa, Kathleen Kampa and Charles Vilina
Organization: Oxford University Press Kids' Club
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Lectures on Literature
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: TBA
Organization: Okinawa Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

Useful Websites and Apps for Language Education
Time: 2:15 PM - 4:20 PM
Speaker: Kevin Tang (Ehime University), Ian Brown (Matsuyama University)
Organization: Matsuyama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Matsuyama City, Ehime Prefecture

ETJ Tokyo Workshop: New School Year My Share
Time: 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Various (could be you)
Organization: ETJ Tokyo (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Basic applied statistics for language education research
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Matthew Apple (Ritsumeikan University)
Organization: Kyoto Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

March 27th (Friday) 2015

Coleridge and Contemplation (day 1 of 3)
Time: 9:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: Keynote lectures: J. C. C. Mays (University College, Dublin) Douglas Hedley (Cambridge University) David E. Cooper (Durham University) Plus 33 other speakers from many countries
Organization: Kyoto Notre Dame University English Language and Literature Association
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

March 28th (Saturday) 2015

Gamification and Language Learning
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: Markus Yong (Kyushu Sangyou University)
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Coleridge and Contemplation (day 2 of 3)
Time: 9:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: Keynote lectures: J. C. C. Mays (University College, Dublin) Douglas Hedley (Cambridge University) David E. Cooper (Durham University) Plus 33 other speakers from many countries
Organization: Kyoto Notre Dame University English Language and Literature Association
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

March 29th (Sunday) 2015

Coleridge and Contemplation (day 3 of 3)
Time: 9:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: Keynote lectures: J. C. C. Mays (University College, Dublin) Douglas Hedley (Cambridge University) David E. Cooper (Durham University) Plus 33 other speakers from many countries
Organization: Kyoto Notre Dame University English Language and Literature Association
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

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