Temple University Japan/Fukuoka JALT 3rd Annual Applied Linguistics Colloquium
Date: Sunday, July 20th, 2008 Time: 11:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Plenary: David Beglar and presentations by 19 others
Plenary: Principles for Developing Second Language Learners' Lexical Knowledge (David Beglar, Temple University Japan)
Researchers have convincingly shown that the primary factor supporting communicative language use is lexical knowledge. The aim of this presentation will be to present six principles for developing second language learners' lexical knowledge and to provide concrete examples of how each principle can be implemented in second language classrooms.
BIO: David Beglar is the program coordinator in Temple University's M.S.Ed. and Ed.D. programs in Osaka. His primary research interests are vocabulary acquisition and language assessment. He is currently completing work on an academic listening textbook (Contemporary Topics, 3rd edition) and is beginning work on a dissertation and thesis writing textbook. He has lived and worked in Japan for 23 years.
TOEIC Bridge: Just a shorter version of TOEIC?, Miki Tokunaga
An introduction to online pop-up dictionaries, Nicholas Bovee
Drama-based Activities for the EFL Classroom, Michael Dailey
Low-context testing in high-context cultures, Kate Parkinson
Motivation through Autonomy at Cyber University, Robert Cvitkovic
Error in 1st & 2nd Year University English Essays, Huw Tyler
Comprehension of an online encyclopedia, Aaron Gibson
Integrating Learning Strategies into the Classroom, Robert Cochrane
Interactive Activities for Low-level TOEIC classes, Jane Harland
Testing low-level learners' knowledge of English vocabulary using bilingual tests: A pilot research report, Jeff Stewart
Teaching Politeness Markers, Yukiko Arita & J. Lake
Survey of mobile learning, Aaron Gibson & Jeff Anderson
Using popular game shows in the language classroom, Stella Millikan
Using Social Networking Websites to Encourage Interaction Outside the English Classroom, Aaron Sorensen
Elementary school teachers’ beliefs about teaching foreign cultures, Wakako Pennington & Cindy Daugherty
Quick, cheap, or good- pick any three: Cloze dictation tests in the classroom, Trevor Holster
Bilingualism: What factors can affect bilingualism, Kathleen Fukuhara
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching (Fukuoka JALT)
Venue: Fukuoka Jo Gakuin Tenjin Satellite Campus (9F), Tenjin 2-8-38, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka-shi map
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