Kitakyushu JALT Archive

Overview

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

2018 Archive

January 13th (Saturday) 2018
neuroELT: Focusing on the Importance of Choosing the Right Levels for Our Students
Speaker: Ai Murphy
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

2017 Archive

November 11th (Saturday) 2017
Pecha Kucha Night
Speaker: Various speakers
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

October 14th (Saturday) 2017
Why Student Demotivation Is Normal (And What To Do About It)
Speaker: Joseph Shaules, Juntendo University Faculty of International Liberal Arts
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

September 9th (Saturday) 2017
Money 101: Personal Finance, Investing, and Retirement for Residents of Japan
Speaker: Ben Shearon
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

July 8th (Saturday) 2017
Summer Social
Speaker: It's a social!
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

June 10th (Saturday) 2017
The Brain is Built for Stories: Using them in ELT
Speaker: Curtis Kelly
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

May 13th (Saturday) 2017
Helpful Hints on How to Get Published in the EFL Market in Japan: Making your Proposal Count: Four Industry Perspectives: the Publisher, Editor, Salesperson, and Author
Speaker: Todd Jay Leonard
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

April 8th (Saturday) 2017
Developing a Sustainable Extensive Reading Program
Speaker: Paul Collett and Malcolm Swanson
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

2016 Archive

May 14th (Saturday) 2016
(1) Freeing Up Fluency in a Silent Speaking Class; (2) Katakana Usage
Speaker: (1) Steve Paton (Fukuoka University) (2) Yumiko Cochrane (Tokyo International Business College and Kyushu Sangyo University)
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

April 9th (Saturday) 2016
Student-Created Videos
Speaker: Bill Pellowe (Kindai University, Izuka)
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

2015 Archive

October 10th (Saturday) 2015
Adapting Websites and Games for the Classroom
Speaker: Stephen Case
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

September 12th (Saturday) 2015
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use: Two Case Studies from Japan
Speaker: Zack Robertson and Rick Eller
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

June 13th (Saturday) 2015
The Innovation Adoption Lifecycle and Teaching Practice
Speaker: Michael Phillips
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

May 9th (Saturday) 2015
Card Games and Vocabulary Building
Speaker: Adam Stone
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

February 14th (Saturday) 2015
(1) Creative Variations for Textbook Conversations; (2) Assessing Gains in Extensive Reading
Speaker: Bill Pellowe, J. Lake
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

January 10th (Saturday) 2015
Gamification and Language Learning
Speaker: Mark Yong (Kyushu Sangyou University)
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

2014 Archive

December 13th (Saturday) 2014
Year End Party!
Speaker:
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

November 8th (Saturday) 2014
Pechakucha Night
Speaker: Various speakers
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

October 11th (Saturday) 2014
Making money online
Speaker: Todd Beuckens
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

September 13th (Saturday) 2014
What Can Younger Learners Teach Us?
Speaker: Zack Robertson (Ashiya Town Board of Education, ALT)
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

June 14th (Saturday) 2014
English Circles and the ELF Class
Speaker: Michael Phillips
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

May 24th (Saturday) 2014
Principles of vocabulary acquisition - how well do textbooks do?
Speaker: Rob Waring
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

April 12th (Saturday) 2014
Creating Multimedia Content with Apple Technology
Speaker: Steve Paton and Malcolm Swanson
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

March 8th (Saturday) 2014
Task-Supported Language Teaching: Factors for communication and grammar use
Speaker: Colin Thompson
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

February 8th (Saturday) 2014
So you want to publish an EFL textbook? Four Points of View to Consider when Writing a Proposal -- The Myths and Realities of EFL Publishing in Japan
Speaker: Todd Jay Leonard
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

January 11th (Saturday) 2014
Connecting Neuroscience and ELT - What we learned in 2013
Speaker: Robert S. Murphy
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

2013 Archive

November 9th (Saturday) 2013
Pechakucha Night
Speaker: Various speakers
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

October 12th (Saturday) 2013
Practical neuroELT for kids and adults
Speaker: Robert S. Murphy and Ai Murphy
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

September 14th (Saturday) 2013
Doing data analysis: Some tools and techniques
Speaker: Paul Collett and Trevor Holster
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

June 8th (Saturday) 2013
Language Codes: Helping teachers decode the 'L' in JALT
Speaker: Michael Phillips
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

May 11th (Saturday) 2013
Online Reading and Vocabulary Environments: Present and Future
Speaker: Rob Waring
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

April 13th (Saturday) 2013
Testing Interactional Speaking - A workshop
Speaker: Alun Roger
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

March 9th (Saturday) 2013
Between a rock and a hard place: What are our students doing on Facebook and YouTube?
Speaker: Neil Millington
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

February 9th (Saturday) 2013
Love That Dog: Making a Difference with Multimedia
Speaker: Linda K. Kadota
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

January 12th (Saturday) 2013
TOEIC vocabulary teaching: applying CLIL
Speaker: Takashi Uemura
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

2012 Archive

November 10th (Saturday) 2012
PechaKucha Night
Speaker: Various
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

October 6th (Saturday) 2012
Helping our students become multicompetent academic writers
Speaker: Carol Rinnert (Hiroshima City University)
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

September 8th (Saturday) 2012
Connectivism: A learning theory for the digital age. Fad or Future?
Speaker: Michael Phillips
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

July 14th (Saturday) 2012
FAB3: First Annual Brain Days (International Three-Day TEFL Certification Event)
Speaker: Curtis Kelly, Marc Helgesen, Tim Murphey, Robert Murphy
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

June 9th (Saturday) 2012
Issues Relating to Independently-Run English Language Schools
Speaker: Gareth Steele, Mike Mackay and Mark Gibson
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

May 12th (Saturday) 2012
Task complexity and second language development: tools to promote speaking
Speaker: Colin Thompson
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

April 14th (Saturday) 2012
Task repetition and fluency development in the Japan classes: How much is enough?
Speaker: Craig Lambert (University of Kitakuyshu)
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

March 10th (Saturday) 2012
Equipping Teachers to Incorporate Drama
Speaker: Covenant Players Drama Company
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

February 11th (Saturday) 2012
National Foundation Day (Kenkoku-kinen-no-hi)
Developing resources for self-directed learning
Speaker: Paul Collett (Shimonoseki City University), Kristen Sullivan (Shimonoseki City University)
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

January 14th (Saturday) 2012
Adapting Board Games for Language Practice: A Workshop
Speaker: Margaret Orleans (Seinan Jo Gakuin University)
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

2011 Archive

November 26th (Saturday) 2011
Strategies for Generating Student Motivation
Speaker: Andy Boon (Toyo Gakuen University)
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

November 12th (Saturday) 2011
Using effective search strategies to access available English language resources for research in Japan
Speaker: James Hicks
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

October 8th (Saturday) 2011
Pecha Kucha Night
Speaker: Various Speakers
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

September 10th (Saturday) 2011
A Fluency First Approach through Extensive Writing in the EFL Context
Speaker: Steven Herder
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

September 2nd (Friday) 2011
The Significance of the Implicit vs. Explicit Distinction for Language Pedagogy
Speaker: Rod Ellis
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

July 9th (Saturday) 2011
FAB1: Connecting Brain Science with EFL
Speaker: Marc Helgesen, Curtis Kelly, Tim Murphey, Robert Murphy, and more
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

June 11th (Saturday) 2011
Testing times: Ensuring success
Speaker: Michael Philips
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

May 14th (Saturday) 2011
How to get your students to read without really trying
Speaker: Thomas Robb
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

April 9th (Saturday) 2011
Dogme in ELT: A demonstration
Speaker: Barbara Hoskins Sakamoto
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

March 12th (Saturday) 2011
Behavior Management: Sleeping in class, playing with phones, teacher hair loss... arrgh!
Speaker: Matthew Jenkins
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

February 12th (Saturday) 2011
Active Participation through Student Response Systems
Speaker: Bill Pellowe and Paul Shimizu
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

January 8th (Saturday) 2011
Improve memory and learning: Practical classroom applications
Speaker: Robert S. Murphy (Murphy School of Education)
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

2010 Archive

November 13th (Saturday) 2010
Teaching and learning English humour: In principle and practice
Speaker: Richard Hodson (University of Nagasaki, Siebold)
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

October 9th (Saturday) 2010
Portfolios, Assessment and Institutions: An Interim Report
Speaker: Hugh Nicoll
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

September 23rd (Thursday) 2010
Autumnal Equinox (Shuubun-no-hi)
MASH ETJ JALT Kitakyushu Equinox 2010
Speaker: Scott Thornbury, Matthew J. Jenkins, Yukiko Arima, HIroshi Otani
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

September 11th (Saturday) 2010
My Share: Internet Resources
Speaker: Jose Cruz, Malcolm Swanson, Greg Holloway, and others
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

July 10th (Saturday) 2010
Dictionary Use Panel
Speaker: Mark Gibson, Eiki Hattori, Go Yoshizawa and David Latz
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

June 12th (Saturday) 2010
How and Why to Improve Reading Speed
Speaker: Ken Gibson
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

May 8th (Saturday) 2010
Developing Personalized Portfolio Rubrics for the EFL Classroom
Speaker: Steve Quasha
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

April 10th (Saturday) 2010
Implementing Differing SLA Theories into Teaching
Speaker: Matthew J. Jenkins
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

March 13th (Saturday) 2010
Using Manga translation for deeper understanding in the language classroom
Speaker: Robert S. Murphy
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

February 13th (Saturday) 2010
CALL in the classroom: Possibilities and outcomes
Speaker: Paul Collett and Malcolm Swanson
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

January 9th (Saturday) 2010
Developing Japanese learners' use of the English article system through task-based learning
Speaker: Neil Millington and Colin Thompson
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

2009 Archive

November 19th (Thursday) 2009
Functional Literacy and Contextual Learning Theories Applied to English Language Learning
Speaker: Amihan April C. Mella-Alcazar
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

November 14th (Saturday) 2009
Teaching for the TOEIC
Speaker: Kimiko Murata and Kristen Sullivan
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

September 26th (Saturday) 2009
What is Red?
Speaker: David Lisgo
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

July 11th (Saturday) 2009
Teaching/Learning Principles for Oral Communication Courses
Speaker: Kristen Sullivan
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

June 13th (Saturday) 2009
Learn through ENIE (English Newspaper in Education)
Speaker: Toshihiro Yamanishi
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

March 14th (Saturday) 2009
Japanese Culture Presentations
Speaker: David Pite
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

February 14th (Saturday) 2009
How SELHi has changed our students
Speaker: Matsushita Norie and Chiba Atsuko
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

January 10th (Saturday) 2009
Podcasting and Digital Recording for Pedagogical Purposes
Speaker: Kristen Sullivan, Shimonoseki City University
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

2008 Archive

December 13th (Saturday) 2008
Year End/Christmas Party
Speaker: All are welcome!
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

November 6th (Thursday) 2008
Development of an Online Speaking and Writing Test
Speaker: Robert Courchene
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

October 11th (Saturday) 2008
Two Christmas Activities
Speaker: Christopher Carman, Margaret Orleans
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

August 9th (Saturday) 2008
Kitakyushu JALT 2008 SUMMER SOCIAL
Speaker: It's a party!
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

July 12th (Saturday) 2008
Putting Our Heads Together
Speaker: Various speakers
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

June 14th (Saturday) 2008
TPR-S Storybook Fun
Speaker: Melinda Kawahara
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

May 10th (Saturday) 2008
Gender Equality: Teaching Beyond Grammar
Speaker: Stefanie Tacata
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

April 12th (Saturday) 2008
Effective Teacher Training
Speaker: Yosuke Yanase
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

March 8th (Saturday) 2008
New Ideas to Change Junior High English Lessons
Speaker: Koichi Kawamura
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

February 9th (Saturday) 2008
Dichotomies and Issues in Japanese Elementary School English Education ? A Tale of Two Teachers
Speaker: David Latz and James Burdis
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

January 12th (Saturday) 2008
Themed Tasks for the Communicative Classroom
Speaker: Marcos Benevides
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

2007 Archive

December 8th (Saturday) 2007
A Wine, Juice, and Cheese Evening
Speaker: Kitakyushu National College of Technology students
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

October 14th (Sunday) 2007
Poems for Mother Earth
Speaker: David McMurray
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

September 23rd (Sunday) 2007
Autumnal Equinox (Shuubun-no-hi)
Something for Everyone -- Kitakyushu JALT Mini-Conference
Speaker: Main speaker: Tetsuhito Shizuka. Various others.
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

August 11th (Saturday) 2007
KQ-JALT Summer Event
Speaker:
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

July 14th (Saturday) 2007
The New TOEIC Tests: Understanding the challenges, preparing for success
Speaker: Grant Trew
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

June 9th (Saturday) 2007
Focus on Content: Materials and Techniques for Teaching Beginning Academic Writing
Speaker: Cindy Daugherty, Seinan Gakuin University
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

May 12th (Saturday) 2007
Incorporating Thinking Skills and ESD in the FL Classroom
Speaker: Judith Johnson
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

April 14th (Saturday) 2007
Writing Class: A great fun part of senior high school
Speaker: Takashi Inomori
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

March 10th (Saturday) 2007
My Share: First Day Icebreakers
Speaker: All welcome!
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

February 10th (Saturday) 2007
Dialogue and Vocabulary Journals
Speaker: Hudson Murrell
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

January 14th (Sunday) 2007
Kitakyushu JALT Hot Spring Social Event
Speaker: All welcome!!
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

January 13th (Saturday) 2007
Cultural codes and the Immediate Method
Speaker: Bruno Vannieu
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

2006 Archive

December 9th (Saturday) 2006
Wine, Juice, and Cheese Evening
Speaker: All Welcome
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

October 14th (Saturday) 2006
Kitakyushu International Week featuring Two Bi-Lingual Events
Speaker: Various
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

September 1st (Friday) 2006
Immersion and Immediate Conversation Techniques
Speaker: Lynda Batty
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

August 12th (Saturday) 2006
Kitakyushu JALT Summer Party!
Speaker: It's a party
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

July 8th (Saturday) 2006
Putting Reading and Listening Online
Speaker: Ken Gibson and Gordon Luster
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

June 10th (Saturday) 2006
Two presentations: (1) Using podcasts - even without an iPod! (2) Using your iPod in the classroom
Speaker: Bill Pellowd, Kinki University (Iizuka)
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

May 20th (Saturday) 2006
Strategies to Help Students Communicate Now
Speaker: Roger Palmer
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

April 8th (Saturday) 2006
Preliminary Report on Linguistic Readiness of Japanese Students Studying at an American University
Speaker: L. Dennis Woolbright, Kazuko Nishioka, and Yuji Hayashi
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

March 11th (Saturday) 2006
Can Internet Technology Solve Age-Old Teaching Problems?
Speaker: Mark Cowan
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

February 4th (Saturday) 2006
Electronic Dictionary Workshop
Speaker: Takashi Inomori
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

2005 Archive

December 10th (Saturday) 2005
Managing Students' On-line Learning with MOODLE
Speaker: Nigel Stott and Malcolm Swanson
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

November 12th (Saturday) 2005
Extensive Reading Activities
Speaker: Ronan Brown
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

October 15th (Saturday) 2005
Vocabulary Acquisition through Storytelling
Speaker: Beniko Mason
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

October 13th (Thursday) 2005
Simply Read: Developing a reading habit in your learners
Speaker: Clyde Fowle
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

September 10th (Saturday) 2005
Examining Friends: Using Genre Analysis to analyze TV Scripts
Speaker: Raymond Stubbes
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

July 24th (Sunday) 2005
Laugh and Learn / All Together Now!
Speaker: Linda Witting / Chris Hunt
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

July 9th (Saturday) 2005
Helping Exchange Students Respond to Intercultural Conflicts and Dilemmas
Speaker: Bob Long
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

June 25th (Saturday) 2005
Engaging Learners in Their Own Learning with a Drama Approach
Speaker: Steve Brown
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

May 14th (Saturday) 2005
My Share: Listening Activities for the High School Classroom
Speaker: Various
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

April 9th (Saturday) 2005
Ambiguity, Neutralization, and Telling the Truth: A phonetic approach to the teaching of EFL listening comprehension
Speaker: Hiroshi Matsusaka
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

March 12th (Saturday) 2005
My Share: The High-Tech Classroom
Speaker: Hiroshi Otani and others
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

February 12th (Saturday) 2005
Multiple Intelligences Theory and the Second Language Classroom
Speaker: Ronald Schmidt-Fajlik
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

January 8th (Saturday) 2005
New Year Social Event
Speaker: TBA
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

2004 Archive

December 11th (Saturday) 2004
The Lesson Clinic
Speaker: Margaret Orleans (Moderator)
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

November 27th (Saturday) 2004
The Psychology of Difficult Students
Speaker: Curtis Kelly
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

November 15th (Monday) 2004
Attainable Goals and Self-Drected Learning
Speaker: Peter Viney
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

November 13th (Saturday) 2004
High School Reading Classes
Speaker: Takashi Inomori, Meiji Gakuen High School
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

October 16th (Saturday) 2004
Teaching Presentation Skills
Speaker: Kay Hammond
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

September 18th (Saturday) 2004
English in the Elementary School
Speaker: Tom Merner
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

August 31st (Tuesday) 2004
Kitakyushu JALT's Summer Social Event
Speaker: All Welcome
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

July 10th (Saturday) 2004
Polishing Your Presentation (Redux)
Speaker: Nigel Stott, Malcolm Swanson, Dennis Woolbright, and Paul Collett
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

June 12th (Saturday) 2004
Elementary English Education: Questions and Answers
Speaker: Curtis Kelly
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

May 27th (Thursday) 2004
Using Graded Readers in the Classroom: An Integrated Skills Approach
Speaker: Merinda Wilson, Oxford University Press
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

May 8th (Saturday) 2004
When Are Rights Wrong?
Speaker: Tim Allen
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

April 10th (Saturday) 2004
Students Speak Out: Class Presentations
Speaker: Chris Carman and Paul Collett
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

March 6th (Saturday) 2004
Drama Techniques for Teachers
Speaker: The Covenant Players
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

February 7th (Saturday) 2004
Cartooning and Drawing Techniques for Teachers
Speaker: Christopher Chase
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

January 11th (Sunday) 2004
Kitakyushu JALT Hot Spring Social Event
Speaker: Christopher Storey and Nigel Stott
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

2003 Archive

December 13th (Saturday) 2003
Creative and Productive Testing
Speaker: Mike Guest
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

November 8th (Saturday) 2003
Building Better Dialogues
Speaker: Christopher Storey and Nigel Stott
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

October 11th (Saturday) 2003
The Learner-Centered Revolution
Speaker: Christopher Chase
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

September 21st (Sunday) 2003
Kitakyushu JALT Southwest Regional Meet
Speaker: seven speakers
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

August 9th (Saturday) 2003
Summer Social Event
Speaker: All Welcome
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

July 26th (Saturday) 2003
I've got a Problem
Speaker: John F. Fanselow
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

July 12th (Saturday) 2003
Lateral Thinking
Speaker: L. Dennis Woolbright and Margaret Orleans
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

June 14th (Saturday) 2003
Putting Words in Their Mouths: Taking Dictogloss, Shadowing and Summarizing
Speaker: John Small
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

May 10th (Saturday) 2003
The Envelope Please (Nominations for best websites for language teachers)
Speaker: Various speakers, with Nigel Stott as moderator
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

April 12th (Saturday) 2003
Testing Spoken English
Speaker: Woody Hodgson
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

March 8th (Saturday) 2003
Cognitive Teaching Techniques
Speaker: Roger Fusselman
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

February 22nd (Saturday) 2003
The English Language Communication Program
Speaker: The Covenant Players
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

January 12th (Sunday) 2003
New Year Party
Speaker: All welcome
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

2002 Archive

December 14th (Saturday) 2002
American Headway
Speaker: Julian Warden
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

November 18th (Monday) 2002
Story-telling Activities in the Young Learner Classroom
Speaker: Jane Willis, Aston University (UK)
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

November 9th (Saturday) 2002
Creating Learning states With Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)
Speaker: Francesco Bolstad
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

October 12th (Saturday) 2002
Non-verbal Communication for Language Teachers
Speaker: Stephen M. Ryan
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

September 14th (Saturday) 2002
Shuffling Strategies
Speaker: Joy Jarman-Walsh
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

August 3rd (Saturday) 2002
Kitakyushu JALT 1st Annual Summer Event
Speaker: All Welcome
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

July 13th (Saturday) 2002
Deconstructing TLT, Part II
Speaker: Various members (Moderator - Kimiko Murata)
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

June 8th (Saturday) 2002
Homework - My Share
Speaker: Christopher Carman, Judith Johnson and Mike Vrbanac
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

May 11th (Saturday) 2002
Homework -- A Panel Discussion
Speaker: Patricia Kasamatsu, Erika Matsui, Tony Ruiz, Andrew Zitzmann
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

April 13th (Saturday) 2002
On the Edge: Integrating Technologies in the Curriculum
Speaker: Paul Collett, Nigel Stott, Malcolm Swanson
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

March 9th (Saturday) 2002
English in Elementary Schools: What Will It Mean for Secondary School Teachers?
Speaker: Kensaku Yoshida, Sophia University and Tom Merner, Japan College of Foreign Languages
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

February 9th (Saturday) 2002
Deconstructing TLT
(The Language Teacher publication of JALT)

Speaker: Various speakers (Moderator - Kana Higashijima)
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

January 12th (Saturday) 2002
Charting the future: Kitakyushu JALT in 2002 and beyond
Speaker: Roundtable discussion (Chairperson: Paul Collett)
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

2001 Archive

December 8th (Saturday) 2001
Reverse-engineering communication tasks
Speaker: Craig P. Lambert, Kitakyushu University
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

October 13th (Saturday) 2001
Looking at Asian EFL Students' Silent Actions
Speaker: Ian Nakamura
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

September 8th (Saturday) 2001
Project Work for the University- Based Classroom
Speaker: Joe Tomei, Kumamoto Gakuen Daigaku
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

July 14th (Saturday) 2001
Collaborative, Student-Centered Activity: Does it work in language classrooms in Japan?
Speaker: Miki Niiyama
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

June 9th (Saturday) 2001
Ten Reasons Why Not to Teach Culture in the Language Classroom
Speaker: Michael Guest, Miyazaki Medical College
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

May 12th (Saturday) 2001
Using American and British Movies and TV Programmes for Learning English and Its Culture
Speaker: Lyudmila Fudzikata
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

April 14th (Saturday) 2001
Two Presentations: (1) Exploring Ideas in the Pre K Through 12 Range, (2) Involvement and Motivation in the Junior High School EFL Classroom
Speaker: (1) Michelle Nagashima (co-author of SuperTots), (2) Katherine Mackay (ELT consultant)
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

March 10th (Saturday) 2001
Sign Language Contact Between Japanese Sign Language and American Sign Language
Speaker: Yoshizawa Go, Meiji Gakuen
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

February 10th (Saturday) 2001
Star Taxi
Speaker: DramaWorks (Theo Steckler, Ian Franklyn, and Marc Sheffner)
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Cheap ebook and audiobook ideas and activities for teachers