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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.

Okayama JALT Bonenkai 2018
Date: December 8th (Saturday) 2018
Speaker: various
Organization: Okayama JALT
First line of description: A nomihodai affair: 5000 yen RSVP please! to Nobuko Tahara or Jason Lowes.

Okayama JALT December Meeting
Date: December 8th (Saturday) 2018
Speaker: various
Organization: Okayama JALT
First line of description: "Ready for Monday Activities" -- Presenters share activities or lessons in several concurrent mini-presentations (similar to poster presentations).

JALT 4-Corners Tour: Teaching English in Laos
Date: November 21st (Wednesday) 2018
Speaker: Thongsouk Keomany
Organization: Okayama JALT
First line of description: The speaker will enliven you with his natural charm, wit and warm heart as he talks about his students, experiences and his work in the English Department at the National University of Laos.

Creating Engagement in the Language Classroom
Date: November 10th (Saturday) 2018
Speaker: Bill Snyder
Organization: Okayama JALT
First line of description: Language teachers are often concerned with student motivation.

CLIL Approaches to Post-truth Pedagogy
Date: October 20th (Saturday) 2018
Speaker: Sandra Kouritzin
Organization: Okayama JALT
First line of description: Today's iGeneration youth, those who do not distinguish cyberspace from "real" space in the same way that earlier generations have, are exposed to constantly-aggregating fake news, alternative facts, and other forms of post-truth posturing.

Okayama JALT Talks, Powered by PechaKucha
Date: September 22nd (Saturday) 2018
Speaker: Several
Organization: Okayama JALT
First line of description: Okayama JALT will hold a Pechakucha-style event on 22 September! Ten presenters will give 6-minute, 20-slide visual prsentations related to language teaching or learning.

Oxford Teaching Workshop Series 2018 - Motivate, Encourage and Empower: Smart approaches to help students grow as learners
Date: March 3rd (Saturday) 2018
Speaker: Kathleen Kampa and Charles Vilina, Kevin Churchley, Naoko Ashikawa
Organization: OUP Kids' Club
First line of description: Come and join Oxford at this years Oxford Teaching Workshop series! This interactive and informative event will feature lively and hands-on workshops for teachers of young learners and will stop at ten cities throughout Japan.

(1) Psychotherapy and Communication; (2) Prepping for Study Abroad
Date: January 20th (Saturday) 2018
Speaker: (1) Eric Des Marais; (2) Chris Creighton
Organization: Okayama JALT
First line of description: Psychotherapy and CommunicationLike foreign language education, the field of psychotherapy recognizes the importance of communicative processes.

2017 December JALT Meeting + Bonenkai
Date: December 16th (Saturday) 2017
Speaker: Ready for Monday Activities; Quiz Game; Annual General Meeting
Organization: Okayama JALT
First line of description: EVENT 1: "Ready for Monday" Activities (vacancies still open; see below) This will be poster-session style, with several concurrent mini-presentations around the room.

November Meeting: Research and Materials from Three Presenters
Date: November 11th (Saturday) 2017
Speaker: Neil Cowie and Keiko Sakui; Masayuki Teranishi; Paul Goldberg
Organization: Okayama JALT
First line of description: 1.

October Meeting
Date: October 21st (Saturday) 2017
Speaker: Ian Nakamura, David Townsend and Larry Dante
Organization: Okayama JALT
First line of description: An Introduction to Discourse Analysis for Language Teachers (Ian Nakamura) The presenter will show excerpts of interviews of the same guest, Larry David, conducted by two different interviewers.

Annual Okayama JALT Beer Garden
Date: July 8th (Saturday) 2017
Speaker: Everyone
Organization: Okayama JALT
First line of description: Come join us following Kip Cates' presentation at Okadai.

Teaching for Global Citizenship in the Language Classroom
Date: July 8th (Saturday) 2017
Speaker: Kip Cates (Tottori University)
Organization: Okayama JALT
First line of description: The English classroom can be more than just a place to practice language skills.

Resistance on the Brain: Why Student Demotivation is Normal (and what to do about it)
Date: June 17th (Saturday) 2017
Speaker: Joseph Shaules (Juntendo Faculty of International Liberal Arts)
Organization: Okayama JALT
First line of description: Many teachers complain about demotivated students.

Okayama JALT April Meeting: Advanced Degrees and Continuing Education--Panel Discussion on Local and Distance Programs
Date: April 15th (Saturday) 2017
Speaker: Panelists: Jason Lowes, Susan Meiki, Paul Moritoshi, David Townsend, Claire Uchida. Facilitator: Ian Nakamura
Organization: Okayama JALT
First line of description: Continuing education can lead to improved skills, knowledge, job prospects, and status.