Yokohama JALT:

Eureka! Finding a direction forward with research planning

Date: Saturday, June 27th, 2009 Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Speaker: Andy Boon (Toyo Gakuin University)

Description:
In this workshop, the presenter will provide an overview of Freeman's (1998) chapter on forming and developing lines of inquiry when researching one 's own teaching context. Participants will be encouraged to formulate or bring along research questions to work on. They will then be introduced to Cooperative Development (Edge, 1992) and Instant Messenger Cooperative Development (Boon, 2005, 2007, 2009), a non-evaluative interactional framework for supporting peer reflection, exploration and expansion of ideas and discovery. Through undertaking a Cooperative Development session with someone who is willing to listen and reflect back a participant's emerging thoughts, it is hoped that workshop members will go away with a much clearer and solid understanding of their individual research plans and how they would like to proceed with them.

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

Cost: JALT Members: free
Non-members: 1,000 yen

Venue: Kanagawa Labor Plaza, (Map)

Location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan

0

You can add this event to your iCal calendar.

  1. Click on the iCal icon. Your iCal software will start.
  2. Click 'Subscribe':
    click subscribe
  3. Under 'Auto Refresh', select 'Every day' in case the the basic details change:
    auto-refresh daily

You can add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.

  1. Click on the MS Outlook icon.
  2. See what happens.
  3. Tell us what happens. I don't have MS Outlook on a Windows computer, so I can't test it.
  4. If you click on the icon and nothing happens, do this:
    1. Right-click on the icon and save the file.
    2. According to Microsoft's support page, in Outlook's File menu, you should click Import and Export.
    3. Click to select Import an iCalendar or vCalendar file (*.vcs), and then click Next.
    4. Click to select the vCalendar file you've just saved, and then click Open.

Contact Yokohama JALT

Website: yojalt.org

Paul Nehls
Email QR Code:
Jonathon Campbell
Email QR Code:

Send email to Yokohama JALT (Paul Nehls)


Cheap ebook and audiobook ideas and activities for teachers