Yokohama JALT:

Critical Thinking Mini Conference

Date: Sunday, May 15th, 2011 Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Speaker: David Gann, Jennie Roloff, Hugh Graham-Marr

On May 15th, the Criticial Thinking SIG and Yokohama JALT will co-host an event on critical thinking. We have three presenters. The first is David Gann who will present on his experiences of teaching critical thinking in an ESL setting. The second presenter, Jennie Roloff, will present on a university course that focuses on aiding greater awareness of global politics and what it is to be a global citizen. Lastly, Hugh Graham-Marr will present on using the text, Fiction in Action: Whodunit, as a means to developing critical thinking skills.

For a greater description of each of the presentations as well as access to the venue please go to the website. Doors open at 1:00 with the first presentation starting at 1:15.

Venue: Yokohama City University. Kanazawa-Hakkei Campus, 22-2 Seto, Kanazawa-ku, 236-0027, map, a 5 minute walk from Kanazawa-Hakkei station (Keikyu Line) After exiting the station, turn left and head through the pedestrian tunnel under the train tracks. By following that path you will (3-6 minutes) pass directly in front of the campus gates. The event is being held in Room 201 in the Honkousha building. This information as well as full abstracts can be found at

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

Cost: JALT Members: free
Non-members: 1000 yen

Venue: Yokohama City University. Kanazawa-Hakkei Campus

Location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan


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