Osaka JALT:

Back to School 2017: 7th annual Osaka JALT spring mini-conference

Date: Saturday, May 27th, 2017 Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Speaker: Keynote speaker: Professor Gordon Bateson (Kochi University of Technology); call for participation due April 30

Back to School 2017 is Osaka JALT's 7th annual spring mini-conference which aims to share ideas on a wide range of topics to help everyone in the new school year. With long and short presentations, poster sessions, and plenty of time to socialize (including a dinner party afterwards at a nearby restaurant), there is sure to be something for everyone. This year's Keynote speaker is Professor Gordon Bateson of Kochi University of Technology, who will be speaking about Gamification in the language classroom, and about Moodle.

To get a sense of what last year's Back to School event was like, please see its webpage, and for previous years please see

Call for participation due April 30
Presentations can be in Japanese, English, or any language. We welcome students, teachers, and everyone interested to submit presentation proposals via by April 30. Any questions can be directed to us at osakajalt AT Further details will be posted closer to the date at the Back to School 2017 webpage. Back to School 2017 is co-sponsored by Osaka Jogakuin University's Research Institute of International Collaboration and Coexistence Research on Language Learning.

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

Cost: TBA

Venue: Osaka Jogakuin University, main building, near JR and subway Tamatsukuri station (map)

Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture, Japan


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