Yokohama JALT:

Self Access Centers

Date: Saturday, July 20th, 2013 Time: 1:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Speaker: Brett Milliner (Tamagawa University), Travis Coyte (Tamagawa University), Darrell Wilkinson (Soka University) and Bob Morrison (Kanada University of International Studies)

Presenters from universities with active self-access centers (conversational lounges, writing centers, etc.) will speak about what it takes to set up, administer and get your students to effectively use them. Brett Milliner and Travis Coyte will present on a tutorial service recently established at Tamagawa University, in particular looking at communication and using data collection to inform decisions. Darrell Wilkinson will present on the conversation, writing and tutorial centers available at Soka University. Bob Morrison from Kanda University of International Studies will describe their self-access centre, its curriculum, advisors, materials and activities, looking at how they can be adapted to participants' own contexts.

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

Cost: JALT Members: free
Non-members: 1000 yen (500 yen for students)

Venue: Kanagawa Youth Center, under Kannai Hall map

Location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan


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