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ELT Calendar for Gifu City

Events of professional interest to language teachers in Gifu City.

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Groups Active In Gifu City

Listed in decreasing order by the number of events on ELT Calendar by each group in Gifu City. (The ELT Calendar database goes back to 2001.)

Past Events in Gifu City

Here are some of the past events in Gifu City.

JALT2016 Four Corners Tour: Scaffolding the Writing Process
Date: November 29th (Tuesday) 2016
Speaker: Dorothy Zemach
Organization: Gifu JALT
First line of description: Do your students (or you!) regard "process writing" as a remedial technique designed for struggling writers or low-level language students? This workshop takes participants through all stages of the writing process: brainstorming, organizing, drafting, editing, and rewriting, to demonstrate its usefulness and efficiency for any level of young adult or adult writer (including native speaker).

They Like Reading What?! An Introduction to and Discussion of Boys Love Manga and Other Media in Japan
Date: October 22nd (Saturday) 2016
Speaker: James Welker (Kanagawa University)
Organization: Gifu JALT
First line of description: This talk will focus on the "boys love" --or BL-- genre of manga, anime, games, and other media in Japan.

Creative teaching for 21st century learners
Date: September 17th (Saturday) 2016
Speaker: Barbara Hoskins Sakamoto (International Teacher Development Institute)
Organization: Gifu JALT
First line of description: In this workshop, teachers will learn teaching techniques to help their learners become strong English users and also critical and creative thinkers.

Pidgin and Creole Languages
Date: July 16th (Saturday) 2016
Speaker: Craig Alan Volker (James Cook University)
Organization: Gifu JALT
First line of description: Pidgin and creole languages are the linguistic results of the globalised economy that since the Medieval Ages has brought together people speaking many different languages in circumstances that have often been catastrophic.

English Project classes and the Global Goals
Date: June 18th (Saturday) 2016
Speaker: Brent Simmonds (Aichi Gakuin University)
Organization: Gifu JALT
First line of description: Teachers at Aichi Gakuin University have been providing an elective courses connected to “The UN Millennium Development Goals” and “The Sustainable Development Goals” since 2014.

(1) Expatriate perceptions of entrance exams in Japan; (2) How to get published in JALT publications
Date: May 28th (Saturday) 2016
Speaker: Melodie Cook (University of Niigata Prefecture)
Organization: Gifu JALT
First line of description: In the first presentation, Dr.

Once upon a time: Folktale in Extensive Reading Class
Date: April 16th (Saturday) 2016
Speaker: Anna Loseva (Rikkyo University)
Organization: Gifu JALT
First line of description: Probably few teenagers and even fewer grown-ups return to reading folk tales past their childhood age, yet folklore in many cultures offers a simple way of learning about the world.

Creativity: East & West, Inside & Outside the Box
Date: March 19th (Saturday) 2016
Speaker: Cameron Smith (Aichi Gakuin University)
Organization: Gifu JALT
First line of description: Everyone knows that creativity is a Good Thing: Governments want more of it in schools, and teachers want more of it in classrooms.

Engaging with Challenging Texts and Content
Date: February 20th (Saturday) 2016
Speaker: Alan Thompson (Gifu Shotoku Gakuen University)
Organization: Gifu JALT
First line of description: Against a backdrop of extensive listening, reading, and fluency-building communication activities, there is a place for small doses of challenging material.

English as Therapy: Neuroscience in the classroom
Date: January 16th (Saturday) 2016
Speaker: Spencer Robinson (AUT University)
Organization: Gifu JALT
First line of description: Humans, through the biological determinants of evolutionary selection, have developed a uniquely social brain.

Gifu JALT Conference Preview
Date: November 7th (Saturday) 2015
Speaker: Brent Simmonds (Meijo University), David Barker (Gifu University), John Spiri (Gifu Shotoku Gakuen University)
Organization: Gifu JALT
First line of description: Three local chapter members who will be presenting at JALT2015 in Shizuoka will give their presentations and invite feedback from the audience.

Money 101: Personal Finance, Investing, and Retirement for Residents of Japan
Date: October 24th (Saturday) 2015
Speaker: Ben Shearon (Tohoku University)
Organization: Gifu JALT
First line of description: Many teachers in Japan would like to get their finances in order, but aren’t quite sure where to start.

Speaking Assessment: examiner training with worldwide clout
Date: October 11th (Sunday) 2015
Speaker: Jim George, Team Leader for Cambridge English Language Assessment and owner of JP004
Organization: Cambridge English Language Assessment - JP004 (Luna International)
First line of description: Professional development day-long session to train experienced and qualified teachers to be become Speaking Examiners (SEs).

Character Development for Meaningful Communication
Date: September 26th (Saturday) 2015
Speaker: Aya Kawakami (Nanzan Junior College)
Organization: Gifu JALT
First line of description: Role-plays, sample dialogues, and free conversation are staples of EFL classroom activities.

(1) Grading the Activity Not the Material; (2) Get Them to Ask You: Making Self-Intro Lessons More Student-Centred
Date: July 18th (Saturday) 2015
Speaker: (1) Mark Kulek (Gifu Kids); (2) Steven Charles (ALT, Gifu)
Organization: Gifu JALT
First line of description: There will be two short presentations.

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