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ELT Calendar for Miyagi Prefecture

Events of professional interest to language teachers in Miyagi Prefecture.

January 29th (Sunday) 2017

Monthly meeting - PUSH Your Lessons Beyond the Classroom
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Todd Beuckens (Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University)
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: Miyagi University of Education (MUE), Room 230. Free on-site parking available; MUE is a short walk from Aobayama Sta (new Tozai subway line) (map)
City: Sendai City
Brief description: This one day training seminar will show participants how to take their lessons from the classroom to the virtual world with ease using various freeware online.

February 26th (Sunday) 2017

Ways of Knowing: Developing epistemic responsibility in the classroom
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Jim Smiley (Iwate National University)
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: Joho-Sangyo Plaza (6F in AER building) Seminar room (2) B. (map)
City: Sendai City
Brief description: Given that 2016 was the year of 'post-truth' and fake news, the need has never been greater to understand individuals' understanding of truth, methods of validating knowledge and their beliefs about the relationship between self, information and authority.

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