Gunma JALT:

Exploring Portfolio Assessment in the EFL Classroom

Date: Sunday, October 26th, 2008 Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Speaker: Steve Quasha

In this workshop, the presenter will demonstrate how portfolio assessment plays an integral part in his communicative English courses at a Japanese women's university. Participants will experience tasks and activities that will enable them to successfully develop their own grading rubrics, peer assessment projects and learn how the notion of shared accountability improves language acquisition based on interactional theories of language. Furthermore, the notion of sharing information is central to Task-Based Learning and Teaching; the reporting phase.

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

Cost: JALT Members: free
Non-members: 1000 yen; first-timers free

Venue: MIT: Maebashi Institute of Technology (Maebashi Koka Daigaku), 460-1 Kamisadori, Maebashi

Location: Maebashi City, Gunma Prefecture, Japan


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