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ELT Calendar for Miyagi Prefecture

Events of professional interest to language teachers in Miyagi Prefecture.

April 22nd (Sunday) 2018

1) Positive Psychology in ELT; 2) Stress, Emotion Words, and Anxiety Reduction
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Marc Helgesen (Miyagi Gakuin Women's University); Harumi Kimura (Miyagi Gakuin Women's University)
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: Aobaku Chuo Shimin Center Room 5
City: Sendai City
Brief description: Talk 1: Happy students learn more, stay on task longer and have more grit. How do we share key positive psychology concepts? This session introduces a way with both language goals and psychology elements.

May 27th (Sunday) 2018

Grounded Theory in Applied Linguistics Research: A Method for Good Research Practice
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Gregory Hadley (Kellogg College, University of Oxford)
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: Talk Net Hall Sendai (formerly Sendai Shimin Kaikan)
City: Sendai City
Brief description: Although widely-used throughout the social sciences today, the Grounded Theory methodology (GTM) has been frequently misused by graduate students in Applied Linguistics and related fields, leading some scholars and thesis supervisors to question its suitability.

August 28th (Tuesday) 2018

The 57th JACET International Convention
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Call for papers open until February 7
Organization: Japan Association of College English Teachers
Venue: Tohoku Gakuin University, Tsuchitoi Campus 1-3-1, Tsuchitoi, Aoba-Ku, Sendai, Miyagi, 980-8511
City: Sendai City
Brief description: The theme of this year's international convention is "Assuring Quality Learning Outcomes in Primary to Tertiary English Education for Globalization.

August 29th (Wednesday) 2018

The 57th JACET International Convention (day 2 of 3)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Call for papers open until February 7
Organization: Japan Association of College English Teachers
Venue: Tohoku Gakuin University, Tsuchitoi Campus 1-3-1, Tsuchitoi, Aoba-Ku, Sendai, Miyagi, 980-8511
City: Sendai City
Brief description: The theme of this year's international convention is "Assuring Quality Learning Outcomes in Primary to Tertiary English Education for Globalization.

August 30th (Thursday) 2018

The 57th JACET International Convention
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Call for papers open until February 7
Organization: Japan Association of College English Teachers
Venue: Tohoku Gakuin University, Tsuchitoi Campus 1-3-1, Tsuchitoi, Aoba-Ku, Sendai, Miyagi, 980-8511
City: Sendai City
Brief description: The theme of this year's international convention is "Assuring Quality Learning Outcomes in Primary to Tertiary English Education for Globalization.