East Shikoku JALT:

Materials Creation for Professional Development

Date: Saturday, May 17th, 2008 Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Speaker: Neil Heffernan, English Education Center, Ehime University

Description:
Creating and writing textbooks can be a rewarding experience for professionals who wish to further their development as both EFL teachers and practitioners in Japan. Although writing a textbook can be a long and arduous task, it is a worthwhile experience for teachers who want to contribute to the field in a manner that will benefit other teachers and, of course, the learners in their classrooms. The presenter will show how through his involvement in the creation of two recent textbooks for Japanese learners this can be achieved and exactly how the process works. The specifics of finding a suitable publisher to suit one's ideas and needs will be discussed, along with the best ways of integrating one's ideas into the work for final inclusion in the textbook. This will be followed by an outline of the results of a recent survey of teachers' attitudes and actions towards copyright laws when developing and using materials in the EFL classroom, which have direct implications for what materials developers should consider when formulating materials for classroom use.

Organization: East Shikoku Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching (East Shikoku JALT)

Cost: JALT Members: free
Non-members: 500 yen

Venue: Kochi Women's University, Eikokuji Campus, Kochi City, 2nd floor, administration building (10 meters from main entrance). 5-15 Eikokuji-cho, Kochi City.

Location: Kochi City, Kochi Prefecture, Japan

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