NanKyu JALT:

DIY NeuroELT: 7 Keys for Making your Textbook More Brain-Friendly

Date: Saturday, July 9th, 2016 Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Speaker: Marc Helgesen (Department of Intercultural Studies and the Department of Modern Business at Miyagi Gakuin Women's University, Sendai)

Whoever wrote your textbook was thinking about grammar and vocabulary, perhaps tasks and motivation - and was probably not focused on brain science. But the brain is where learning occurs. This session will introduce 7 quick and easy ways to make your textbook (yes, even the Monkasho-approved books) more appropriate for brain-compatible learning. We'll look specifically look at modifying textbooks tasks to make them better.

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

Cost: JALT Members: free
Non-members: 1,000 yen (500 yen for students)

Venue: Kumamoto Gakuen University, Kumamoto City (map)

Location: Kumamoto City, Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan


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