Nagasaki JALT:

Investigating the world outside: Students and Teachers as Researchers

Date: Saturday, December 5th, 2015 Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Speaker: Andy Boon

Description:
1) Students as Researchers
Project work can be a powerful means of empowering students to take their learning beyond the borders of the classroom, to examine the world outside, to seek answers, and suggest change. This workshop will examine the process of engaging students in semester-long projects from equipping them with the necessary research tools to having them deliver the end-product via various media in the final class. It will also describe students? reactions to the overall learning experience

2) Teachers as Researchers
Our teaching context is the pedagogic world we inhabit and seek to understand. However, in the hectic activity of teaching, opportunities to gain valuable insights into our practice can be lost. Action research offers us a ?self-reflective, systematic? approach to exploring our teaching in order to bring about positive change (Burns, 2010). This workshop provides an overview of the presenter?s AR projects to date and encourages participants to plan their own classroom investigations. There will be a year-end party after the meeting.

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

Cost: JALT Members: free
Non-members: free (sponsored by OUP)

Venue: Dejima Koryu Kaikan (map)

Location: Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan

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