Fukuoka JALT:

Fukuoka JALT Conference and Education Material Expo 2012

Date: Sunday, October 28th, 2012 Time: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Speaker: Plenary Speaker: Marjo Mitsutomi. Plus many presentations, roundtables and workshops

Visit the Main Hall to see displays of all the latest textbooks, reference books, and classroom materials. Talk to the publishers about your particular requirements and order your sample copies.

This information is subject to change; see fukuokajalt.org for details as well as the latest information.

  • 10:00-11:45
    • My Share Sessions
    • CALL SIG Roundtable (Robert Chartrand, Kurume University
  • 11:00-11:45
    • ETJ Roundtable
    • Implicit and explicit instruction in classrooms of Japan (Misuzu Okada, Kyushu University Master Course)
    • Music as a means of building vocabulary and composition skills (Alan Milne, Saitama University)
  • 12:00-12:45
    • Plenary Speaker: Marjo Mitsutomi, Akita International University
      The Ten Commandments for English Teacher Practitioners: We CAN do this!
  • 112:45-13:15 Lunch
  • 13:15-15:00
    • Adapting Board Games for Language Practice: A Workshop (Margaret Orleans, Seinan Jo Gakuin University)
    • Roundtable: Useful apps for your classroom (iPad, iPod, iPhone) (Ian Brown, Kyushu University)
  • 13:15-14:00
    • The Cambridge English Placement Test (David Moser, Cambridge University Press
    • Blended Learning made easy with Digital eBooks (Darren Halliday, Macmillan Language House)
    • Adjustment Stories of Two Korean Study Abroad Students as Minority Individuals (Hohsung Choe, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Korea)
  • 14:15-15:00
    • The Communication Class: what can be taught? (Hugh Graham-Marr, ABAX)
    • Helping your students read their way to better English (Keiko Willhite, Oxford University Press)
    • Art Works: Visual Strategies in the Language Classroom (Workshop) Glichelle Pereyra, Karen Hoshino (Kanda University of International Studies)
  • 15:15-17:00
    • Learning English through a Tumblr Blog (Tamatha Roman, Kanda University of International Studies)
    • It's a Two-way Street: Explaining Your (Japanese) Culture Simon Capper, Japanese Red Cross Hiroshima College of Nursing)
  • 15:15-16:00
    • M.O.S.A.I.C. Six elements for academic success (Ayako Kondoh, McGraw-Hill)
    • Prepare to Speak (Paul Shimizu, englishbooks.jp)
    • Something's cooking in the kitchens of classroom practice: deconstructing formulas through reflection (Stephen J. Hall, CELS, Sunway University Malaysia)
  • 16:15-17:00
    • Extending your reach with Moodle materials (David White, Cengage Learning)
    • TBA (Jason Good, BookSmart Inc.)
    • Effective homework design: some guidelines (Robert Cochrane, Kyushu Sangyo University)

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

Cost: free

Venue: Seinan Gakuin University, Building 2. Near Nishijin Subway Station (map)

Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan


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Contact Fukuoka JALT

Website: www.fukuokajalt.org

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