ELT Calendar for April 2017

April 8th (Saturday) 2017

Current trends and future developments in language education: Implications for the classroom
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Howard Brown (Niigata university)
Organization: Niigata Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture

Developing a Sustainable Extensive Reading Program
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Paul Collett and Malcolm Swanson
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

April 11th (Tuesday) 2017

Internationalizing higher education: A synopsis of English-medium instruction (EMI) and Content and language-integrated learning (CLIL) in Europe
Time: 4:20 PM - 5:50 PM
Speaker: Suzanne Gundermann
Organization: Okinawa Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

April 12th (Wednesday) 2017

Teaching Content Through English: How To Manage Students' Linguistic Challenges And Foster Their Learning
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Suzanne Gundermann
Organization: Okinawa Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

April 13th (Thursday) 2017

What You Have Always Wanted To Know About Studying In An International Environment: Insights from a German University
Time: 4:20 PM - 5:50 PM
Speaker: Suzanne Gundermann
Organization: Okinawa Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

April 15th (Saturday) 2017

Meet the Real Iran
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Parisa Mehran (Osaka University) Mehrasa Alizadeh (Osaka University)
Organization: Kobe Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture

Okayama JALT April Meeting: Advanced Degrees and Continuing Education--Panel Discussion on Local and Distance Programs
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Panelists: Jason Lowes, Susan Meiki, Paul Moritoshi, David Townsend, Claire Uchida. Facilitator: Ian Nakamura
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

Developing Entrepreneurial Mindsets through Narrative
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Philip McCasland (Fukushima University)
Organization: Gifu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Gifu City, Gifu Prefecture

April 16th (Sunday) 2017

Developing Literacy Through CLIL For Young Learners
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Chiyuki Yanase
Organization: Shinshu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Matsumoto City, Nagano Prefecture

From Curriculum To Handout: Considerations for teacher-made ELT materials
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Cameron Romney (Doshisha University)
Organization: Saitama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture

"Sometimes, I think they are a kind of God." Metaphors for teachers, learners and language learning
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Darren Elliott (Nanzan University)
Organization: Nagoya Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

April 22nd (Saturday) 2017

Introduction to Language Assessments
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: J. Lake (Fukuoka Jogakuin University), Trevor Holster (Fukuoka University), Bill Pellowe (Kindai University)
Organization: Kyoto Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

Adapting Drama to the Language Classroom
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:40 PM
Speaker: Eucharia Donnery (Shonan Institute of Technology), Yoko Morimoto (Meiji University), and Gordon Rees (Yokkaichi University)
Organization: West Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kokubunji City, Tokyo Metropolis

Easing the Burden of Recordkeeping
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Soren Leaver (Kyushu Sangyo University)
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

April 23rd (Sunday) 2017

Insights from NeuroELT for you and your Classroom
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Steve Jugovic
Organization: Gunma Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Maebashi City, Gunma Prefecture

April 30th (Sunday) 2017

Today is Showa Day (Showa no hi)

Creating a Mindset for Active Learning
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Adrian Leis, Ph.D
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

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