Critical Thinking SIG of JALT:

Critical Thinking in the Classroom 2024

Date: Saturday, August 3rd, 2024 Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Speaker: Call for presentations due June 7 (extended deadline)

The JALT Critical Thinking SIG, in association with the JALT Tokyo Chapter and Ludic Language Pedagogy, is happy to announce that we are accepting proposals for presentations to be given at Critical Thinking in the Classroom 2024 (CTC 2024). The aim of this conference is to provide an opportunity for researchers and educators to share their research, methods, approaches, materials, and activities for encouraging critical thinking and the use of higher order thinking skills in the language learning classroom.

Presenters will receive a 45-minute slot (35 minutes for presenting and 10 minutes for Q&A). Areas of interest may include, but are not limited to, higher-order thinking skills, evidence-based thinking, problem solving, logical thinking, evaluating sources, thinking dispositions, viewpoint-taking, debate and argumentation, academic writing, and of course, critical thinking.

If you would like to submit a presentation proposal, please fill out the form at The deadline for submissions is May 31st June 7, 2024 (extended).

If you have any questions about the conference or the submission process, you can contact the conference organizers at

Organization: Critical Thinking Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching (Critical Thinking SIG of JALT)

Cost: JALT Members: 1000 yen (500 yen for JALT member students)
Non-members: 2000 yen (1000 yen for non-member students)

Venue: Meiji University, Izumi Campus, Learning Square 2nd Floor, Suginami City, Tokyo (map)

Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan


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