Sendai JALT:

Positive Psychology in Language Teaching: A mini-conference on happiness in our classrooms

Date: Sunday, November 20th, 2016 Time: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Speaker: Sarah Mercer (University of Gratz, Austria), Marc Helgesen (Miyagi Gakuin Women's University), Joseph Falout (Nihon University), Tim Murphey (Kanda University of International Studies)

What does Positive Psychology - "the scientific study of how human beings prosper and thrive" - imply about how we learn language? Sendai will play host to a mini-conference including leaders in the field. This is a rare opportunity, so save the date! In addition to the four main speakers, poster sessions may also be added to the program. To propose a topic related to positive psychology, please email Marc Helgesen. Include a description of what you want to do in your poster session.

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

Cost: free

Venue: Asahigaoka Shimin Center (above Asashigaoka Station on the Nanboku Subway - 11 minutes from Sendai)(map)

Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan


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