Okayama JALT:

1) Ethical ELT; 2) Popular Songs, Active Neurons, and High-frequency Vocabulary

Date: Saturday, October 15th, 2011 Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Speaker: Maggie Lieb (Meiji University)

Description:
There are two presentations today, both by Maggie Lieb of Meiji University.

1) Ethical ELT
In keeping with many professions that have ethical codes to guide their practice, this presentation will explore how to incorporate ethics into ELT and ensure our profession contributes to intercultural understanding and tolerance.

2) Popular Songs, Active Neurons, and High-frequency Vocabulary
The second session will explore the use of popular songs to teach high-frequency vocabulary. Citing evidence from neuroscience of the ability of music to stimulate the brain, the presenter will discuss advantages and pedagogical implementation.

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

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

Venue: Tenjinyama Bunka Plaza

Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture, Japan

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