Nara JALT:

Critical Approaches to Teaching Writing: Mindfulness and the power of 'no'

Date: Saturday, June 21st, 2008 Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Speaker: Marlen Harrison

Description:
As "World Englishes" continue to dominate discussions of writing pedagogy, instructors ponder acceptable uses/performances of written language. In this lively discussion, we'll use Thich Nhat Han's Mindfulness Trainings as inspiration to consider L2 writing instruction and assessment, correcting student writing, and our identities as instructors.

Marlen Elliot Harrison is temporary faculty in the English Department at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) where he is also completing his doctoral studies in Composition and TESOL. Prior to IUP, Marlen spent 4 years teaching at Doshisha and St Andrews Universities in Western Japan and served as co-coordinator for the JALT Learner Development SIG.

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

Cost: JALT Members: free
Non-members: TBA

Venue: Tezukayama University Gakuenmae Campus (JALT2004 Conference Site) Facing South Exit of Gakuenmae Station on the Kintetsu Nara Line

Location: Nara City, Nara Prefecture, Japan

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