Ibaraki JALT Archive

Overview

This is an archive of all of the past events of Ibaraki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching on ELT Calendar.

2013 Archive

June 1st (Saturday) 2013
JALT Ibaraki Chapter June 2013 Meeting (Overnight Mini-Conference)
Speaker: Robert Peacokc (Oxford University Press), Takeshi Kikuchi (Iwaki Meisei U), Clay Bussinger (Tokiwa U), Jeroen Bode (U of Tsukuba), and Debora Grow (Tsukuba U and The English Garden)
Location: Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture

2012 Archive

December 9th (Sunday) 2012
(1) TPR Storytelling; (2) Sign Language; (3) CEFR; followed by AGM and Bonenkai
Speaker: (1) Dominic Jones (Sendai Seiyo Gakuin University); (2) Mariko Miyao, Cecilia Ikeguchi, and Martin Pauly (Chapter Members); (3) Maria Gabriela Schmidt (University of Tsukuba)
Location: Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture

September 30th (Sunday) 2012
(1) Using brainstorming strategies for teaching argumentative writing; (2) Using TV commercials in English class
Speaker: (1) Naomi Takagi (Ibaraki University); (2) Joyce Cunningham (Ibaraki University)
Location: Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture

May 12th (Saturday) 2012
2012 May Two-day Overnight Conference
Speaker: David Barker, Atsushi Iida, Dan Waldhoff
Location: Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture

2011 Archive

December 11th (Sunday) 2011
(1,2) Teaching Reading; (3) Research Methods
Speaker: (1) Suzanne Bonn; (2) Atsuko Ueda; (3) Takayuki Nakanishi
Location: Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture

October 9th (Sunday) 2011
Teaching Children
Speaker: John Wilshier, James York, and Deborah Grow
Location: Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture

2010 Archive

December 5th (Sunday) 2010
Three Presentations
Speaker: Carolyn Graham, Anna Motohashi, and Adam Lebowitz
Location: Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture

May 30th (Sunday) 2010
Creativity in the Classroom (four presentations)
Speaker: Tomoka Kaneko, Tim Murphey, Atsushi Iida, and Samuel Nfor
Location: Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture

2009 Archive

December 13th (Sunday) 2009
December Meeting
Speaker: Several speakers
Location: Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture

2008 Archive

December 14th (Sunday) 2008
(1) JALT: History, Relations with Domestic & International Organizations, Challenges, (2) Chapter Member Presentations
Speaker: (1) Steve Brown, Former President of JALT National, (2) Chapter Member Presenters
Location: Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture

April 27th (Sunday) 2008
Actually Teaching Listening
Speaker: Alastair Graham-Marr, ABAX
Location: Hitachi City, Ibaraki Prefecture

April 27th (Sunday) 2008
Teaching Culture Ethnographically; Study Abroad Programs
Speaker: Elaine Gilmour, Miyagi Gakuin Women's University
Location: Hitachi City, Ibaraki Prefecture

February 17th (Sunday) 2008
How Did We Get Here? Understanding the Current Situation of Japanese Higher Education by Examining its History
Speaker: Joe Tomei, Kumamoto Gakuen University
Location: Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture

February 17th (Sunday) 2008
Teaching Phonetics for Multiple Purposes - One Approach
Speaker: Joe Tomei, Kumamoto Gakuen University
Location: Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture

2007 Archive

December 9th (Sunday) 2007
Part 1: Introduction to Translation Studies; Part 2: Reports on JALT2007
Speaker: Part 1: Jeroen Bode; Part 2: Chapter Members who attended JALT2007
Location: Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture

September 23rd (Sunday) 2007
Autumnal Equinox (Shuubun-no-hi)
Global Workforce Development through Business Internship Program
Speaker: Kevin Knight, Lecturer, Career Education Center, Kanda University of International Studies
Location: Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture

September 23rd (Sunday) 2007
Autumnal Equinox (Shuubun-no-hi)
Motivating Learners Through Pain and Pleasure
Speaker: Kevin Knight, Lecturer, Career Education Center, Kanda University of International Studies
Location: Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture

June 23rd (Saturday) 2007
Ibaraki JALT Chapter Annual One-day Mini-Conference
Speaker: J. Owens, M. Rude, J. Cunningham, T. Yamaguchi, J. Rachine, J. Elwood
Location: Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture

April 22nd (Sunday) 2007
How To Get Your Foot In Publishing
Speaker: Satoko Shimoyama, Cambridge Univesity Press
Location: Hitachi City, Ibaraki Prefecture

2006 Archive

December 10th (Sunday) 2006
Enhancing Language Learning Awareness
Speaker: Steve Brown, JALT National President
Location: Tsuchiura City, Ibaraki Prefecture

October 22nd (Sunday) 2006
Storytelling in Language Teaching (A.M. Program)
Speaker: Charles Kowalski, Oberlin College
Location: Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture

October 22nd (Sunday) 2006
Versatile Video iPods as Classroom Tools (P.M. Program)
Speaker: Bill Pellowe, Kinki University
Location: Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture

June 18th (Sunday) 2006
Teachers Unions in Japan (and chapter members' presentations)
Speaker: Robert Aspinall, and Chapter Presenters
Location: Daigo City, Ibaraki Prefecture

June 17th (Saturday) 2006
Politics of English Teaching in Japan
Speaker: Robert Aspinall
Location: Daigo City, Ibaraki Prefecture

April 16th (Sunday) 2006
The Enneagram and Interpersonal Peace Workshop
Speaker: Lawrence Metzger
Location: Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture

February 19th (Sunday) 2006
Electronic Dictionary vs. Paper Dictionary: How Differences in Dictionary Interfaces Affect English Language Learning
Speaker: Natsue Nakayama, Kyoai Gakuen College
Location: Hitachi City, Ibaraki Prefecture

2005 Archive

December 11th (Sunday) 2005
Putting Reading and Listening Online
Speaker: Gordon Luster, Language Education and Research Network, Inc. (L.E.A.R.N.)
Location: Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture

November 20th (Sunday) 2005
What's In, What's Out in Current English? Update and Refresh Your English!
Speaker: James Banner, Hilderstone College, UK
Location: Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture

November 20th (Sunday) 2005
Pronunciation and Listening Techniques for Teachers of English
Speaker: James Banner, Hilderstone College, UK
Location: Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture

June 19th (Sunday) 2005
Annual Ibaraki Chapter Retreat and Miniconference (day 2 of 2)
Speaker: Featured speaker: Curtis Kelly (Osaka Gakuin University)
Location: Daigo City, Ibaraki Prefecture

June 18th (Saturday) 2005
Annual Ibaraki Chapter Retreat and Miniconference (day 1 of 2)
Speaker: Featured speaker: Curtis Kelly, Osaka Gakuin University
Location: Daigo City, Ibaraki Prefecture

April 24th (Sunday) 2005
Two presentations by Tim Murphey
Speaker: Tim Murphey, Dokkyo University
Location: Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture

February 27th (Sunday) 2005
International Students' Day
Speaker: Students from Other Countries Studying in Japan
Location: Hitachi City, Ibaraki Prefecture

2004 Archive

December 12th (Sunday) 2004
Content-Based Instruction for English Activities in Elementary Schools
Speaker: Tom Merner
Location: Daigo City, Ibaraki Prefecture

October 10th (Sunday) 2004
Pre-conference Presentations
Speaker: Wade Carlton, Machi Okamura and other local chapter members
Location: Daigo City, Ibaraki Prefecture

May 16th (Sunday) 2004
Ibaraki JALT Chapter Retreat (day 2 of 2)
Speaker: John Fanselow, Teachers College Columbia University
Location: Daigo City, Ibaraki Prefecture

May 15th (Saturday) 2004
Ibaraki JALT Chapter Retreat (day 1 of 2)
Speaker: John Fanselow, Teachers College Columbia University
Location: Daigo City, Ibaraki Prefecture

April 25th (Sunday) 2004
Teaching Japanese Students Listening Strategies
Speaker: Hiroko Hagino, Ph.D., Waseda Unviersity
Location: Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture

February 8th (Sunday) 2004
Learner Autonomy through Newsletters
Speaker: Wade Carlton, Ibaraki University
Location: Hitachi City, Ibaraki Prefecture

2003 Archive

December 7th (Sunday) 2003
Echoes of Shizuoka 2003 - Reports on the National conference
Speaker: Chapter members who attended the National Conference
Location: Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture

October 12th (Sunday) 2003
Sign Language in the Language-Teaching Classroom
Speaker: Martin Pauly, Mariko Miyao, and Cecilia Ikeguchi
Location: Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture

September 21st (Sunday) 2003
Learning to Speak English in Bob's World
Speaker: Bob Betts, Ibaraki University
Location: Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture

May 18th (Sunday) 2003
I Say "Tomayto", You Say "Tomahto": Exploring Variation in Language
Speaker: Kathleen Yamane
Location: Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture

April 20th (Sunday) 2003
Genki English: Elementary School English
Speaker: Richard Graham, Will Jasprizza
Location: Hitachi City, Ibaraki Prefecture

February 16th (Sunday) 2003
Motivating Learners Through Pain and Pleasure
Speaker: Kevin Knight, Educational Director, Kanda Gaigo Career College
Location: Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture

2002 Archive

October 27th (Sunday) 2002
Elaborating Dialogue Texts: Elaboration of Texts by Total Group-based Learning
Speaker: Hisashi Azuma
Location: Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture

September 15th (Sunday) 2002
Respect for the Aged Day (Keirou-no-hi)
Two presentations: Reading and Sign Language
Speaker: Nakano Takeshige, Miyao Mariko, Cecilia Ikeguchi and Martin Pauly
Location: Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture

May 26th (Sunday) 2002
Which Kanji Dictionary Can Best Meet Your Kanji-Learning Needs?
Speaker: Mary Sisk Noguchi, Meijo University
Location: Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture

April 21st (Sunday) 2002
New language textbooks demonstrated
Speaker: Tim Kiggell, Macmillan
Location: Hitachi City, Ibaraki Prefecture

February 17th (Sunday) 2002
General Education English Reform at Ibaraki University
Speaker: Mary Lee Field and Nagai Noriko
Location: Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture

2001 Archive

October 2nd (Tuesday) 2001
Gender and Language Teaching
Speaker: Marie Nelson
Location: Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture

September 16th (Sunday) 2001
Paraphrasing: What's New? What's Old? What Works?
Speaker: William Teweles, Kwansei Gakuin University
Location: Hitachi City, Ibaraki Prefecture

June 10th (Sunday) 2001
Weekend Chapter Retreat with presentations (Day 2 of 2)
Speaker: Brendan Lyons and other chapter members
Location: Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture

June 9th (Saturday) 2001
Weekend Chapter Retreat with presentations (Day 1 of 2)
Speaker: Brendan Lyons and other chapter members
Location: Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture

May 20th (Sunday) 2001
Language Teaching Options and Ideas
Speaker: Mark Rossiter, Thomson Learning
Location: Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture

April 15th (Sunday) 2001
Use of Visual Aids for Tactile Learners
Speaker: Duane Isham, Ibaraki University
Location: Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture

February 18th (Sunday) 2001
Effective During-reading Strategies
Speaker: Mary Lee Field, Ibaraki University
Location: Hitachi City, Ibaraki Prefecture

January 28th (Sunday) 2001
Interactive Dictation: Integrating the Four Macro Skills
Speaker: P. Charles Brown, Ibaraki University
Location: Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture