Engaged Pedagogy Association:

7th Annual Conference of the Engaged Pedagogy Association

Date: Sunday, July 12th, 2009 Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Speaker: Darrell G. Moen, Chiyo Hayashi, Akiko Ebihara, Marie Cosgrove, Yuko Uesugi, Atsuko Tajiri

Description:
Time Schedule

13:00 - 13:50
Guest Speaker Presentation by Darrell G. Moen, Ph.D
Ethical Responsibility as Educators to Not Pretend to be 'Objective and Value Free': Inculcating a Critical Political Consciousness

14:10 -14:40
1) Q and A Session with Darrell G. Moen
2) Motivating EFL Readers to Read: Effects of Picture Books in College Classrooms by Chiyo Hayashi

15:00 -15:30
3) No textbooks! by Marie Cosgrove
4) Integration of Jitsugaku and Kyoyo Kyoiku at a Junior College by Akiko Ebihara

15:50 -16:20
5) Cogeneration of School and Community: A Case study of Indonesian Art Education by Atsuko Tajiri
6) Japanese Education for Care Workers by Yuko Uesugi

16:30-17:00
Annual General Meeting

Welcome everyone to the Engaged Pedagogy Association. Our group includes teachers, translators, students and people bring eclectic lifestyles from all over the world. We share a common vision that teaching and learning are constantly interchanging processes, that we can use our study for not just communication but as a tool of resisting illegitimate authority. Borrowing from feminist pedagogue bell hooks, we are teaching in from the margins and will soon meet to define a new middle, a more tolerant, diverse mainstream that flows into the ocean of peace and respect. We are creating a new biocracy and hope all of you will join us in the construction. EPA publishes a journal, The Journal of Engaged Pedagogy and is one of the sponsors of the Peace as a Global Language II Conference. We wish to work together with other groups whose purpose is similar to ours in the interest of raising consciousness, changing educational themes and methods and building a community of practice around our common goals. See you in the discussion room!

Organization: Engaged Pedagogy Association

Cost: EPA Members: 500 yen
Non-members: 1000 yen

Venue: Diato Bunka Kaikan 4F, Itabashi, Tokyo (5 min walk from Tobu Nerima station on Tobu Tojo Line Tel: 03-5399-7399)

Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan

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