Kitakyushu JALT:

Student-Created Videos

Date: Saturday, April 9th, 2016 Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Speaker: Bill Pellowe (Kindai University, Izuka)

With mobile technology ubiquitous among university students, students can use their mobile devices' built-in video cameras outside of class to create videos narrated in English. This brings the language they've studied in their coursework into a familiar context. They could, for example, describe their neighborhood, or introduce their hobby. When they bring these videos into the classroom to show to classmates, this serves as a catalyst for highly personalized conversations. In this presentation, Pellowe will discuss the types of assignments given, demonstrate a technologically simple way to collect these videos, and explain how these assignments were expanded through in- class tasks.

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

Cost: JALT Members: free
Non-members: 1000 yen

Venue: Wel Tobata Room 81, Kitakyushu City (map)

Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan


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