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ELT Calendar for Fukuoka Prefecture

Events of professional interest to language teachers in Fukuoka Prefecture.

September 23rd (Saturday) 2017

1st International Conference on Intercultural Dialogue through the Arts: Community Development, Education and Policy (day 3 of 4)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Featured speakers: TBA. Call for papers due 10th June 2017
Organization: Intercultural Dialogue through the Arts Conference
Venue: NPO Tiempo Iberoamericano, 3F Daimyo 11511 Bldg., 1-15-11 Daimyo, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka 810-0041 map
City: Fukuoka City
Brief description: This conference is co-organized by NPO Tiempo Iberoamericano in Fukuoka, and the Multicultural Fitness Community , which is based at Saga University, in Japan.

Listening Skills: Critical in Asian Contexts
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Alastair Graham-Marr
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: ACROS Building, 2F, Seminar Room 2 (map)
City: Fukuoka City
Brief description: Learners need huge amounts of comprehensible input to learn a foreign language. And listening is an easy way to get this.

September 24th (Sunday) 2017

1st International Conference on Intercultural Dialogue through the Arts: Community Development, Education and Policy (day 4 of 4)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Featured speakers: TBA. Call for papers due 10th June 2017
Organization: Intercultural Dialogue through the Arts Conference
Venue: NPO Tiempo Iberoamericano, 3F Daimyo 11511 Bldg., 1-15-11 Daimyo, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka 810-0041 map
City: Fukuoka City
Brief description: This conference is co-organized by NPO Tiempo Iberoamericano in Fukuoka, and the Multicultural Fitness Community , which is based at Saga University, in Japan.

October 21st (Saturday) 2017

Good Education Versus Gamification: Who Wins?
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: John Wiltshier (Miyagi Gakuin Women's University)
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: ACROS Building, 6F, Room 605, 1-1-1 Tenjin (map)
City: Fukuoka City
Brief description: Why do our students, spend so much time gaming, tweeting, clicking, liking, uploading, texting? As teachers we can critically observe students' online activities to determine what--if anything--can be utilized for good education.

December 2nd (Saturday) 2017

Motivating Learners to Speak
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: Rob Peacock (sponsored by Oxford University Press)
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: ACROS Building, 6F, Room 605, 1-1-1 Tenjin (map)
City: Fukuoka City
Brief description: In this session we will take some time to discuss the difficulties which learners face when developing their productive skills, and then look at some effective methods to motivate students to speak out.

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