ELT Calendar for October 2019

October 4th (Friday) 2019

JD Brown: Keys to Actually Doing Successful Mixed Methods Research
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: James Dean Brown (University of Hawai'i at Manoa)
Organization: Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

October 5th (Saturday) 2019

JALT Other Language Educators (OLE) SIG Conference: Focusing on Intercultural Communication
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Call for papers due July 31st
Organization: Other Language Educators Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kurume City, Fukuoka Prefecture

October 6th (Sunday) 2019

JALT Other Language Educators (OLE) SIG Conference (day 2 of 2)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Call for papers due July 31st
Organization: Other Language Educators Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kurume City, Fukuoka Prefecture

(1) Children's Author; (2) Halloween Song-writing
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: (1) Rishma Hansil; (2) Pieter Van Leuven
Organization: ETJ Tokyo (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

One-day certificate course in teaching children
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Sapporo City, Hokkaido Prefecture

October 12th (Saturday) 2019

TUJ Distinguished Lecturer Series: Analyzing Rating Data Using a Many-Facet Rasch Measurement Approach
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Carol Myford (The University of Illinois at Chicago, U.S.A.)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

CANCELLED: 8th Annual Vocabulary Symposium 2019
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Irina Elgort (Victoria University of Wellington), Tatsuya Nakata (Hosei University). Call for posters due August 31
Organization: Vocabulary Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

October 13th (Sunday) 2019

Cambridge Day Osaka
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:20 PM
Speaker: Hideaki Kogo (Keiai University), Tomoe Aoyama (Cambridge English Assessment), Yuko Hoshino (Chiba University), Chiho Nakagawa (Kogakuin Junior and Senior High School), James Dunn (Tokai University), Steven Gershon (J.F. Oberlin University )
Organization: Cambridge University Press
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

October 19th (Saturday) 2019

TUJ Distinguished Lecturer Series: Analyzing Rating Data Using a Many-Facet Rasch Measurement Approach
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Carol Myford (The University of Illinois at Chicago, U.S.A.)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

Shizuoka JALT AGM and International JALT Preview Mini-Presentations
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Patrick Harrington, Gregg McNabb, Peter Clements, Kinsella Valies, Jane Joritz-Nakagawa, Susan Laura Sullivan
Organization: Shizuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

Teacher's Voice, Gestures and Body Language (also, chapter elections)
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Mari Yoshizawa
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

October 20th (Sunday) 2019

Context-based teaching for very young learners
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Scott Crowe
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Story-based teaching for very young learners
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Scott Crowe
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

October 26th (Saturday) 2019

(1) The CEFR and the Companion Volume; (2) Implementation of the CEFR at a Japanese University
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: (1) Monika Szirmai; (2) Tim Wilson
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

October 27th (Sunday) 2019

ETJ Okayama Fall Meeting
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Ryan Wilson
Organization: ETJ Okayama (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

Songs, chants and rhymes in the classroom
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Herman Bartelen
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

4 Corners Tour and Practice Session for JALT 2019
Time: 12:45 PM - 4:50 PM
Speaker: Donna Brinton, Denise Haugh, Michael Hollenback, Leigh McDowell, and Liz Leigh
Organization: Kyoto Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

Labour Rights Education for Education Workers
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Dennis Tesolat
Organization: GU (the General Union)
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

Child-centered story telling
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Herman Bartelen
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

Developing Learner Agency using Ready-made Mind Maps
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Rob Morrain (Language Learning Centers Europe)
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

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