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ELT Calendar for Okayama City

Events of professional interest to language teachers in Okayama City.

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Groups Active In Okayama City

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

Past Events in Okayama City

Here are some of the past events in Okayama City.

International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program (DP)
Date: June 21st (Sunday) 2020
Speaker: Akemi Morioka
Organization: ETJ Okayama
First line of description: Akemi Morioka will present about the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program (DP) offered at Okayama University of Science High School.

Kansai ETJ Expo Experience
Date: March 15th (Sunday) 2020
Speaker: Hisae Mitsueda, Ryan Wilson
Organization: ETJ Okayama
First line of description: The speakers will talk about their experience at the recent ETJ Kansai Expo and will share the great ideas and information that they received at the event from the large variety of presentations that they attended.

Bring Your Classroom to Life - Winter Tour 2020 (Okayama)
Date: January 19th (Sunday) 2020
Speaker: Mayumi Tabuchi, Julie Hwang, David White
Organization: National Geographic Learning
First line of description: Come and join National Geographic Learning for a fascinating day of practical workshops that showcase a range of skills and techniques for teaching young learners.

International Communication and Community Development Conference (day 2 of 2)
Date: November 17th (Sunday) 2019
Speaker: Joseph Shaules, Stephen Ryan, Kathryn Tanaka; call for papers due May 31
Organization: Notre Dame Seishin University
First line of description: The inaugural International Communication and Community Development Conference sponsored by Notre Dame Seishin University and held in co-operation with SIETAR Japan, the JALT Global Issues in Language Education SIG and the JALT Intercultural Communication in Language Education SIG, will be held in Okayama, Japan from November 16-17th, 2019.

International Communication and Community Development Conference
Date: November 16th (Saturday) 2019
Speaker: Joseph Shaules, Stephen Ryan, Kathryn Tanaka; call for papers due May 31
Organization: Notre Dame Seishin University
First line of description: The inaugural International Communication and Community Development Conference sponsored by Notre Dame Seishin University and held in co-operation with SIETAR Japan, the JALT Global Issues in Language Education SIG and the JALT Intercultural Communication in Language Education SIG, will be held in Okayama, Japan from November 16-17th, 2019.

ETJ Okayama Fall Meeting
Date: October 27th (Sunday) 2019
Speaker: Ryan Wilson
Organization: ETJ Okayama
First line of description: ETJ-Okayama will hold its fall meeting on Sunday, October 27th from 10 am to 12 pm at the Izushi Community House.

Labour Rights Education for Education Workers
Date: October 27th (Sunday) 2019
Speaker: Dennis Tesolat
Organization: General Union
First line of description: Unions affiliated with the National Union of General Workers which are involved in organising educational workers welcome all those teaching or working at a language school, cram school, university, college, and ANYONE else to attend our seminars to learn about your rights.

(1) The CEFR and the Companion Volume; (2) Implementation of the CEFR at a Japanese University
Date: October 26th (Saturday) 2019
Speaker: (1) Monika Szirmai; (2) Tim Wilson
Organization: Okayama JALT
First line of description: The first part of our presentation will provide background information about the creation of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: Learning, teaching, assessment (2001), and The Companion Volume (2018).

Okayama JALT Talks III Powered by PechaKucha
Date: September 28th (Saturday) 2019
Speaker: various
Organization: Okayama JALT
First line of description: Up to 10 presenters will give PechaKucha-style talks related to (language) teaching or learning, or intercultural understanding.

Changes in the English Teaching Environment
Date: June 23rd (Sunday) 2019
Speaker: Jane Manalang
Organization: ETJ Okayama
First line of description: The fundamental idea of ETJ-Okayama is for English teachers to support each other.

(1) Improving Student Motivation with Language Support Centers; (2) A Successful New Zealand Exchange Program for Medical Students
Date: June 15th (Saturday) 2019
Speaker: (1) Lynne Murphy; (2) John Telloyan (both of Shimane University)
Organization: Okayama JALT
First line of description: Presentation 1: Improving Student Motivation with Language Support CentersThe E-clinic, an English Language Support Center at Shimane University, Faculty of Medicine, provides various resources to students, hosts lectures and small-group meetings, and is a place for students to relax, study, and socialize.

Okayama JALT May Meeting: (1) Writing and leveling graded materials; (2) Effects of rater training on peer assessment
Date: May 11th (Saturday) 2019
Speaker: (1) Rob Waring (NDSU); (2) David Townsend (Shujitsu University)
Organization: Okayama JALT
First line of description: Writing and leveling graded materials Rob Waring I will explain how a series of graded readers comes into being from the initial concept stage though series formulation, author selection, story development, production, series manufacturing and release.

Poster Presentation Extravaganza
Date: April 20th (Saturday) 2019
Speaker: various presenters
Organization: Okayama JALT
First line of description: Local JALT members will display posters on subjects related to language teaching/learning, in a relaxed setting.

Great Group of Local Presenters
Date: February 9th (Saturday) 2019
Speaker: Susan Meiki, Naomi Fujishima, Luc Gougeon, and Akio Niiya
Organization: Okayama JALT
First line of description: Susan Meiki and Naomi Fujishima (Okayama University): Teaching Local to be Global: Strategies for Lifelong Language Learning This presentation focuses on a course called Independent Study, originally developed by Garold Murray (2009), to promote learner autonomy through self-reflection, planning of learning methods, and self-assessment.

Okayama JALT January 2019 Meeting: It's Not Just about Ganbaru: Avoiding the False Growth Mindset in the Japanese EFL Classroom
Date: January 19th (Saturday) 2019
Speaker: Adrian Leis
Organization: Okayama JALT
First line of description: In this presentation, I will discuss fixed and growth mindsets (Dweck, 2006), and how they can affect the attitudes of language learners, especially those in Japan.

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