The Japan Language Testing Association:

The 16th JLTA Annual Conference (JLTA 2012)

Date: Saturday, October 27th, 2012 Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Speaker: David Beglar (Temple University, Japan). Call for papers due July 8th

The Japan Language Testing Association (JLTA) invites presentation proposals for its annual conference. We look forward to receiving your proposals related to the conference theme and language testing in general. This year, a participant can present for 20 minutes and have a 10-minute question-and-answer session. S/he can present only once as the first presenter; however, s/he can present multiple times when s/he is not the first presenter.

Keynote speech: Evaluating extensive reading
Speaker: David BEGLAR (Temple University, Japan)

Symposium: Evaluating extensive reading at school

  • Coordinator: Yo IN'NAMI (Shibaura Institute of Technology)
  • Panelist: Atsuko TAKASE (Kansai University)
  • Panelist: Rob WARING (Notre Dame Seishin University)
  • Discussant: David BEGLAR (Temple University, Japan)

Pre-Conference Workshop:
Confirmatory Factor Analysis (Conducted in Japanese)
October 26, 2012 (Friday)
Lecturer: Yo IN'NAMI (Shibaura Institute of Technology)

Organization: The Japan Language Testing Association

Cost: JLTA Members: 1,000 yen
Non-members: 3,000 yen (Students: 1,000 yen)

Venue: Senshu University, Higashimita 2-1-1 Tama-ku Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture (map)

Location: Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan


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