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ELT Calendar for Osaka Prefecture

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Call for papers due September 20th (Saturday) 2014
TechDay +Plus 2014 mini-conference
Osaka and Kobe JALT chapters will hold the annual TechDay +Plus 2014 mini-conference on October 5th, 2014 at Otemae University's Itami campus.

September 13th (Saturday) 2014

TUJ Osaka Distinguished Lecturer Series: Research-based Curriculum and Pedagogy in Second Language Writing
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Eli Hinkel (Seattle Pacific University, U.S.A.)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Venue: Temple University Japan, Tokyo map
City: Osaka City
Brief description: The Temple University Distinguished Lecturer Series brings internationally-recognized TESOL scholars to TUJ for intensive weekend seminars.

October 4th (Saturday) 2014

TUJ Osaka Distinguished Lecturer Series: Crosslinguistic Influence
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Scott Jarvis (Ohio University, U.S.A.)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Venue: Temple University Japan, Tokyo map
City: Osaka City
Brief description: The Temple University Distinguished Lecturer Series brings internationally-recognized TESOL scholars to TUJ for intensive weekend seminars.

October 5th (Sunday) 2014

TechDay +Plus 2014 mini-conference (co-sponsored by Osaka and Kobe JALT)
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Various. Plenary Charles Browne (Meiji Gakuin University)
Organization: Osaka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: Otemae University - Itami campus, very near Hankyu Inano and JR Inadera stations (map)
City: Itami City
Brief description: Tech Day Plus is one of our best-loved events of the year. Our goal is to share ideas on a wide range of topics, both tech-related and non-tech alike.

October 13th (Monday) 2014

Today is Sports Day (Taiku-no-hi)

TEMI 1st carat Seminar in Osaka
Time: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Helene Jarmol Uchida (NPO TEMI Founder)
Organization: NPO Teaching English Methods Institute
Venue: Eru Osaka (Osaka Furitsu Rodo Center) 5F Seminar Room 3 3-14 Kitahama Higashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi
City: Osaka City
Brief description: TEMI is pleased to announce that TEMI Seminar 1st Carat Osaka will be held in October. This special seminar will be led by Helene Jarmol Uchida, and attendees will be able to upgrade their credentials through interactive workshops and demonstrations.

October 26th (Sunday) 2014

Curiosity to Competency: Intercultural Activities for the Language Classroom
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Jon Dujmovich (Aichi University)
Organization: Osaka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: Namba Shimin Gakushu Center (Osaka City Municipal Lifelong Learning Center - Namba Branch), (O-CAT 4F, 06 6643-7010) map
City: Osaka City
Brief description: Language educators often speak of using techniques, and activities appropriate for each stage of language learning.

November 3rd (Monday) 2014

Today is Culture Day (Bunka-no-hi)

JALT2014 Four Corners Tour in Kansai: The Teaching Power of Stories
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Bill Harley, JALT2014 National Conference Plenary Speaker, Two-time Grammy-award winning musician, storyteller, and author
Organization: Osaka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: Namba Shimin Gakushu Center (Osaka City Municipal Lifelong Learning Center - Namba Branch), (O-CAT 4F, 06 6643-7010) http://www.osakademanabu.com/namba/
City: Osaka City
Brief description: The Teaching Power of Stories: A teacher is someone who gives stories to others so they can make their own.

November 8th (Saturday) 2014

TUJ Osaka Distinguished Lecturer Series: Computer-assisted Language Learning
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Irina Elgort (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Venue: Temple University Japan, Tokyo map
City: Osaka City
Brief description: The Temple University Distinguished Lecturer Series brings internationally-recognized TESOL scholars to TUJ for intensive weekend seminars.

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