JALT International Conference:

Technology in Language Teaching (TnT) Workshops (Part of PAC7 at JALT2008 International Conference))

Date: Friday, October 31st, 2008 Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Speaker: Leading Technology Specialists in Japan

This year, the JALT Pre-Conference Workshops (formerly the 'Skills Up ' Workshops) will be entitled the 'Technology in Teaching ' (TnT) Workshops. Participants at these workshops will be able to develop the technology side of their teaching skills through a series of practical, hands-on workshops. The workshops will be lead by experts in the field of language teaching and technology, with a particular focus on motivating uses of newer technologies. There will also be workshops aimed at developing expertise with more conventional technology. Features of this year 's workshops:
- a diverse selection of workshops, covering such areas as Podcasts (iPods), blogs and wikis, Web 2.0 tools for language learning and course management systems (Moodle)
- guidelines outlining technical difficulty of each workshop ( 'no previous knowledge required ', 'some previous knowledge required ', etc.)
- a choice of any workshop you wish to attend
- a 'mixed bag ' session, with a series of short workshops on ideas for the classroom
- hands-on practice for participants who bring their own laptop computer.

Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching (JALT International Conference)

Cost: JALT Members: 3000 yen (for this day only)
Non-members: 4000 yen (for this day only)

Venue: National Olympics Memorial Youth Center, Tokyo

Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan


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