Okayama JALT:

Motivating Non-English majors in English Classes

Date: Saturday, April 25th, 2009 Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Speaker: Paul Moritoshi, Himeji Dokkyo University

This 2-hour workshop has two parts. The first hour is an opportunity to consider and discuss issues relating to motivating students in general, but particularly university students. This includes the symptoms and underlying causes of low motivation and practical solutions. The second hour outlines and exemplifies a framework for developing discipline-specific projects intended to increase motivation among non-English majors. Though this relates more to tertiary level students, it could be applied to other settings.

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

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

Venue: Sankaku A Bldg. 2F near Omotecho in Okayama City

Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture, Japan


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