Osaka JALT:

Tech Day 2008

Date: Sunday, June 22nd, 2008 Time: 12:30 PM - 5:45 PM

Speaker: Mari Yamauchi, Marlen Harrison, Shawn White, Bill White, Craig Gamble, Troy Guze, Kevin Lucas, Sally Thelen, Trent Spriggs, and Matthew Rooks

Description:
This will be Osaka JALT's fourth annual Tech Day event to share technologically-oriented ideas helpful to language teachers and learners. This year's event is the biggest Tech Day yet, and is co-sponsored by the Nara JALT Chapter.

There will be nine 25-minute presentations on a wide range of topics. Dinner party afterwards at the superb Naomi Amore Italian restaurant in Hirano.

Mari Yamauchi, Kobe Kaisei College - Using Moodle to Enhance Learning and Foster Autonomy

Kevin Lucas, Kwansei Gakuin University - Using Free Online Forum Software to Encourage Asynchronous and Collaborative Discussion

Troy Guze, Hatsushiba Hashimoto High School - Using Mnemosyne to Facilitate Language Learning

Shawn R. White, Mukogawa Women's University and Kansai University, and William R. White, Himeji Dokkyo University and Mukogawa Women's University - CALL on a Stick

Marlen E. Harrison, Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Fostering Community through Technology: Using Joomla to Create a Class Website

Sally Thelen, Konan University - Podcasts for Outside Listening Practice

Trent Spriggs, Kinki University - Using Cell Phones and ICT in the Classroom

Matthew Rooks, Kwansei Gakuin University - Effective Use of Online Surveys

Craig Gamble, Kansai Gaidai University - Using Multimedia Tools in the Classroom: Introducing Weblogs as the First Step

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

Cost: JALT Members: 1500 yen
Non-members: 1000 yen

Venue: Hannan University main campus, 5-minute walk north of Kintetsu Kawachi-Amami station (15 minutes south of Tennoji/Abeno station) map

Location: Higashi-Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture, Japan

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