ELT Calendar for March 2016

March 5th (Saturday) 2016

TUJ Tokyo Distinguished Lecturer Series: Instructed Second Language Acquisition: How Effective is It?
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Shawn Loewen (Michigan State University, U.S.A.)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

March 6th (Sunday) 2016

Back-to-School Sunday Workshop
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: All of us sharing ideas
Organization: ETJ Aichi (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

March 11th (Friday) 2016

YouTube for Teaching and Learning
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Nate Gildart
Organization: Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

March 12th (Saturday) 2016

TUJ Osaka Distinguished Lecturer Series: Instructed Second Language Acquisition: How Effective is it?
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Shawn Loewen (Michigan State University, U.S.A.)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

Learning How to Learn
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: ETJ Fukuoka Committee
Organization: ETJ Fukuoka (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

March 13th (Sunday) 2016

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

SCBWI Japan Picture Book Day: Venturing Into Picture Books
Time: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Yolanda Scott (Editorial Director, Charlesbridge) (via Skype) and Satoshi Mitamura (Author and Illustrator)
Organization: The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) Japan
Location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture

March 15th (Tuesday) 2016

Specialised English at Art Universities in Japan
Time: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Will Hall and Eric Luong
Organization: NanKyu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture

March 19th (Saturday) 2016

A Fluency-First Approach: Building Students' Motivation and Fluency
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Akio Sakamoto (Fukuoka Jo Gakuin Junior and Senior High School)
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Creativity: East & West, Inside & Outside the Box
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Cameron Smith (Aichi Gakuin University)
Organization: Gifu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Gifu City, Gifu Prefecture

March 20th (Sunday) 2016

Today is Vernal Equinox Day (Shunbun-no-hi)

Think Read Write Workshop
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Eric Kane, Naoko Amano
Organization: ELF Learning
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

3rd Annual Saitama-Gunma MyShare Event
Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Speaker: David Gann, Joel Laurier, John Larson, Ray Hoogenboom, Daniel Hooper and Jacob Reed
Organization: Gunma Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture

Foreign Language and Literature Society of Okinawa Special Lecture: What a Look Inside the Mouth Can Tell Us About Language
Time: 9:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Diana Archangeli (Hong Kong University / University of Arizona)
Organization: Okinawa Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Naha City, Okinawa Prefecture

March 26th (Saturday) 2016

Critical, Constructive Assessment Of CEFR-based Language Teaching In Japan And Beyond
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Barbel Kuhn, University of Bremen, Germany: EPOS electronical Language Portfolio; Nhung Pham, Hue University of Foreign Languages, Vietnam: Language Policy 2020
Organization: CEFR and Language Portfolio Special Interest Group of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

March 27th (Sunday) 2016

Critical, Constructive Assessment Of CEFR-based Language Teaching In Japan And Beyond (day 2 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Barbel Kuhn, University of Bremen, Germany: EPOS electronical Language Portfolio; Nhung Pham, Hue University of Foreign Languages, Vietnam: Language Policy 2020
Organization: CEFR and Language Portfolio Special Interest Group of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

March 29th (Tuesday) 2016

SAC Tour at Chiba University
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: tour
Organization: The Japan Association for Self-Access Learning
Location: Chiba City, Chiba Prefecture

Tokyo JALT: Effective use of Written Feedback
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Jim McKinley (University of Bath)
Organization: Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

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