Kyoto JALT Archive

Overview

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

2018 Archive

November 4th (Sunday) 2018
Content and Language Integrated Learning: What, Why, and How?
Speaker: Featured Speakers: Sandra Kouritzin (University of Manitoba and Kwansei Gakuin Visiting Scholar), Shinichi Izumi (Sophia University)
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

April 15th (Sunday) 2018
Methods and Materials for Teaching Spoken Language
Speaker: John Campbell-Larsen (Kyoto Women's University), Cameron Romney (Doshisha University)
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

March 18th (Sunday) 2018
Kyoto JALT March Mini Conference
Speaker: Various speakers in concurrent sessions
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

January 13th (Saturday) 2018
Are You Listening? Responding to the Challenges of Diversity
Speaker: Parisa Mehran (Osaka University), Gerry Yokota (Osaka University)
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

2017 Archive

December 10th (Sunday) 2017
Teaching for Critical Thinking
Speaker: Gretchen Clark (Ritsumeikan University); Sean Gay (Kwansei Gakuin University); James D. Dunn (Tokai University)
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

July 22nd (Saturday) 2017
Get Going with Google: An introduction to Digital Pedagogy with G Suite for Education!
Speaker: Rab Paterson (Toyo University-UCLA Extension Center for Global Education), Erin Noxon (Sagano High School)
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

July 2nd (Sunday) 2017
Summer Seminar: Business and Intercultural Negotiation (day 2 of 2)
Speaker: Chris Bates (Interfas management consulting company, Taiwan), Kumiko Murata (Waseda University), Tim Craig (Doshisha University)
Location: Suita City, Osaka Prefecture

July 1st (Saturday) 2017
Summer Seminar: Business and Intercultural Negotiation
Speaker: Chris Bates (Interfas management consulting company, Taiwan), Kumiko Murata (Waseda University), Tim Craig (Doshisha University)
Location: Suita City, Osaka Prefecture

June 10th (Saturday) 2017
Turning Speaking Tasks Into Assessment Activities
Speaker: Jerry Talandis Jr. (University of Toyama)
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

April 22nd (Saturday) 2017
Introduction to Language Assessments
Speaker: J. Lake (Fukuoka Jogakuin University), Trevor Holster (Fukuoka University), Bill Pellowe (Kindai University)
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

2016 Archive

October 8th (Saturday) 2016
Issues In Secondary School English: A morning at Kyoto JALT
Speaker: Melodie Cook (University of Niigata Prefecture), Rintaro Sato (Nara University of Education)
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

September 17th (Saturday) 2016
LiLT in Kyoto, a festival of ideas
Speaker: Paul Hullah (Meiji Gakuin University)
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

July 24th (Sunday) 2016
Teaching English in Japan: Understanding Identity Development Through Teachers' Stories
Speaker: Diane Nagatomo (Ochanomizu University)
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

2015 Archive

December 20th (Sunday) 2015
English as Therapy
Speaker: Spencer M. Robinson (Reconstitutive Psychocognitive Training (RPT); National Institute for Stroke and Applied Neurosciences (NISAN), AUT University)
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

October 24th (Saturday) 2015
Encouraging speaking and motivation in L2 classrooms (plus, Kyoto Chapter AGM)
Speaker: Andy Boon (Toyo Gakuen University)
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

October 11th (Sunday) 2015
ICT and Language Education Conference
Speaker: Plenary Tom Robb (Kyoto Sangyo University)
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

July 4th (Saturday) 2015
Qualitative research: Methods, applications, questions
Speaker: Amanda Gillis-Furutaka (Kyoto Sangyo U.), Blake Hayes (Ritsumeikan U.), Jackie J. Kim-Wachutka (Ritsumeikan U.), Robert O'Mochain (Ritsumeikan U.), Thomas Amundrud (Nara U. of Education)
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

May 29th (Friday) 2015
Oh my English!
Speaker: Stefanie Pillai (University of Malaya)
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

April 12th (Sunday) 2015
Memory And Learning In Language Teaching
Speaker: Curtis Kelly (Kansai University)
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

March 15th (Sunday) 2015
Basic applied statistics for language education research
Speaker: Matthew Apple (Ritsumeikan University)
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

2014 Archive

December 14th (Sunday) 2014
Teacher Employment Issues
Speaker: Richard Miller (Kobe Gakuin University), Michael Parrish (Kwansei Gakuin University)
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

November 3rd (Monday) 2014
Culture Day (Bunka-no-hi)
JALT2014 Four Corners Tour in Kansai: The Teaching Power of Stories
Speaker: Bill Harley, JALT2014 National Conference Plenary Speaker, Two-time Grammy-award winning musician, storyteller, and author
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

June 22nd (Sunday) 2014
EFL Teacher Journeys Conference
Speaker: Featured speakers: Bill Snyder (Kanda University of International Studies), Keiko Sakui (Kobe Shoin Womens University). Call for papers due April 28th.
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

March 30th (Sunday) 2014
My Share: Back to school edition
Speaker: Several speakers
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

January 12th (Sunday) 2014
Improving reading fluency through extensive reading and speed reading: Problems and applications
Speaker: Ann Flanagan (Ritsumeikan Junior and Senior High School), Amanda Gillis-Furutaka (Kyoto Sangyo University), Bjorn Fuisting (Ritsumeikan University)
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

2013 Archive

December 14th (Saturday) 2013
2013 all-Kansai JALT Bonenkai-Pub Quiz
Speaker: Quiz MC: Ray Franklin (Osaka JALT Publicity Chair)
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

November 17th (Sunday) 2013
Research methods in TESOL
Speaker: Robert Croker (Nanzan University), Dawn Booth (Kansai Gaidai)
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

September 21st (Saturday) 2013
My Share for younger learners
Speaker: Kazuyoshi Sato (Nagoya University of Foreign Studies)
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

July 6th (Saturday) 2013
Reflections on iPad Collaboration in Japanese and Indonesian Contexts
Speaker: Roger Palmer
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

May 25th (Saturday) 2013
Collocations and Word Lists
Speaker: Dongkwang Shin
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

March 30th (Saturday) 2013
MyShare
Speaker: James Rogers (Kansai Gaidai University), Kevin Stein (Clark Memorial International High School), Daniel J. Mills (Ritsumeikan University), Michael Sullivan (Nippon Steel, Sumikin-Intercom, Inc)
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

2012 Archive

December 15th (Saturday) 2012
Kansai JALT Year-End Bonenkai and Pecha-Kucha
Speaker: Steve Cornwell; George Schaaff; David Lees: John Rucynski; Sam Crofts; James Crocker; Margaret Bowden; Richard Miller
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

October 10th (Wednesday) 2012
JALT2012 Balsamo Asian Scholar: Four Corners Tour
Speaker: Inggy Yuliani Pribady
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

September 16th (Sunday) 2012
Practice Makes Perfect: JALT 2012 Presentation Practice Sessions
Speaker: JALT National Presenters
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

July 21st (Saturday) 2012
Using Corpora in the Classroom
Speaker: Laurence Anthony (Waseda University), plus others (call for proposals due June 10)
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

June 9th (Saturday) 2012
Kyoto JALT Summer Social
Speaker: Social event
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

April 8th (Sunday) 2012
Kyoto JALT and the JALT Learner Development SIG Joint Event
Speaker: Confirmed Presenters: Ann Mayeda (Konan Women's University), Phil Brown (Konan Women's University)
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

March 24th (Saturday) 2012
Continuing education for language teachers: A discussion
Speaker: T. Amundrud (moderator), T. Bonnah, G. Cochrane, JP DuQuette, D. Mills, J. Pigott, J. Rogers
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

January 15th (Sunday) 2012
Kyoto JALT January Workshop Day
Speaker: Justus Wallen, Robert Sheridan and Laura Markslag, Richard Silver
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

2011 Archive

December 17th (Saturday) 2011
A Joint Kansai JALT (Kobe, Kyoto, Nara, and Osaka JALT Chapters) Year-End Event with PechaKucha Night Nishinomiya #11
Speaker: 12 PechaKucha Format Presentations
Location: Nishinomiya City, Hyogo Prefecture

October 30th (Sunday) 2011
Teaching Language and Teaching Gender in the EFL Classroom
Speaker: Todd Squires, Gerry Yokota
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

October 15th (Saturday) 2011
Presentation Practice Session: Practice Makes Perfect!
Speaker: Stephen Dalton; Itoko Fujita; Paul Evans
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

July 24th (Sunday) 2011
Kyoto - Project Based Teaching
Speaker: Oana Cusen; Oliver Kinghorn; Syuhei Kimura; Heidi S. Durning
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

May 7th (Saturday) 2011
The Potential of Cognates in Japanese to Aid Language Learning
Speaker: Frank Daulton and James Rogers
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

2010 Archive

October 24th (Sunday) 2010
Presentations: Practice makes perfect! and Annual Business Meeting
Speaker: Daniel Mills, Jhana Bach, Kelly Butler and Stephen Dalton
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

September 25th (Saturday) 2010
Garr Reynolds - Presenting Naked with Slides: How thinking like a designer can help
Speaker: Garr Reynolds
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

July 18th (Sunday) 2010
Teaching Gender-Related Issues in the Classroom
Speaker: Folake Abbass and Robert O'Mochain
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

April 18th (Sunday) 2010
Getting Back to Basics in English Language Teaching
Speaker: David Barker
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

March 27th (Saturday) 2010
Troubleshooting and My Share
Speaker: Various speakers (Call for papers due Feb 28th)
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

March 6th (Saturday) 2010
Privilege - A Photography Project of English Teachers in Japan
Speaker: Gary McLeod
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

January 17th (Sunday) 2010
Apple Day: Using iPods and iPhones in the ELT classroom (plus workshops)
Speaker: Matthew Walsh and Craig Haggerman
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

2009 Archive

December 13th (Sunday) 2009
JALT National Conference Reports and End of Year Luncheon
Speaker: Paul Evans and Glen Cochrane
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

July 12th (Sunday) 2009
Stories that Need to be Told - A Film Screening by an Award-winning Japanese-Canadian
Speaker: Linda Ohama
Location: Suita City, Osaka Prefecture

June 14th (Sunday) 2009
Brain-based teaching and Learning-Centered Activities
Speaker: Curtis Kelly and MASH Collaboration
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

May 31st (Sunday) 2009
Group Building in the Classroom
Speaker: Warren Decker
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

April 26th (Sunday) 2009
Workshop on D.R.E.A.M Management in the ELT Context
Speaker: John Honisz-Greens
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

February 22nd (Sunday) 2009
Meet, Ask, Share and Help: KYOTO MASH '09
Speaker: JALT members, MASH collaborators and language teachers
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

February 22nd (Sunday) 2009
Meet, Ask, Share and Help: Kyoto MASH '09
Speaker: JALT members, MASH collaborators and language teachers
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

2008 Archive

December 6th (Saturday) 2008
The Year in Review: Round Table
Speaker: Guests and members
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

October 11th (Saturday) 2008
Pre-Conference Presentation Workshops
Speaker: Oana Cusen, Thomas Amundrud
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

March 22nd (Saturday) 2008
Read a book, Sing a song, Come and play with us
Speaker: Mayuka Habbick, Naoko McLellan
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

2007 Archive

December 8th (Saturday) 2007
Student resistance in Japanese universities: What, Who, How, and Why?
Speaker: Keiko Sakui and Neil Cowie
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

October 20th (Saturday) 2007
Teaching Nonverbal Communication in English Classes
Speaker: Kathi Kitao
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

September 22nd (Saturday) 2007
My Share Activities and Pizza
Speaker: Members and guests
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

June 23rd (Saturday) 2007
Pedagogical Issues Relating to the Study Abroad Experiences of Japanese University Students
Speaker: Michael Furmanovsky
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

May 12th (Saturday) 2007
Effective Methods for Japanese as a Second Language Public Speaking
Speaker: Peter Sakura
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

January 19th (Friday) 2007
Concept mapping in content-based classrooms
Speaker: Heidi Evans and Todd Squires
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

2006 Archive

October 21st (Saturday) 2006
Using Newspapers for Language Reinforcement
Speaker: William M. Balsamo
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

June 24th (Saturday) 2006
Advanced Learners' Dictionary Use
Speaker: Yoshiko Okuyama, University of Hawaii
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

May 20th (Saturday) 2006
ESP in Japan: What it has been and what it can be
Speaker: Judy Noguchi
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

2005 Archive

December 10th (Saturday) 2005
Learning about the TOEFL-iBT
Speaker: Megumi Kawate-Mierzejewska
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

October 22nd (Saturday) 2005
Storytelling Festival and Symposium
Speaker: Various
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

September 30th (Friday) 2005
Visual Communication and Presentation Design: What Educators and Trainers Need to Know
Speaker: Garr Reynolds
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

January 22nd (Saturday) 2005
Dealing with the x-factor: Group dynamics in the language classroom
Speaker: David Barker, Nagoya Womens University
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

2004 Archive

December 10th (Friday) 2004
Teacher talk, student comprehension and training for elementary teachers
Speaker: Emiko Yukawa, Kyoto Notre Dame University
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

October 9th (Saturday) 2004
3rd Annual Kyoto JALT Conference: 'Innovations in Teaching'
Speaker: Rob Waring, Marc Helgesen, Curtis Kelly and more!
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

June 12th (Saturday) 2004
Developing Bilingual Literacy in Children
Speaker: Panel Discussion (includes Shi Jie, Mary Goebel Noguchi and Eric Bray)
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

February 6th (Friday) 2004
Companion Website Resources for Teachers
Speaker: Nevitt Reagan and Owen Murray
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

2003 Archive

December 12th (Friday) 2003
Using Digital Technology to Develop Teaching Materials
Speaker: Rex Tanimoto
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

August 29th (Friday) 2003
Your Rapport Was Great But...
Speaker: John D. Fanselow
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

May 11th (Sunday) 2003
Kyoto JALT 2003 PANSIG Conference (day 2 of 2)
Speaker: Featured speakers J.D. Brown & Gabriele Kasper, University of Hawaii, and Bob Gibson; many other conference speakers
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

May 10th (Saturday) 2003
Kyoto JALT 2003 PANSIG Conference (day 1 of 2)
Speaker: Featured speakers J.D. Brown & Gabriele Kasper, University of Hawaii, and Bob Gibson; many other conference speakers
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

February 7th (Friday) 2003
Coaching Success in the Classroom
Speaker: Coach Jimmy Yagi
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

2002 Archive

December 6th (Friday) 2002
The Influence of Early Education on Japanese University Students' Performance
Speaker: Michael Furmanovsky, Ryukoku University
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

October 26th (Saturday) 2002
Using Information Technology (IT) to Improve Language Teaching: Kyoto JALT's Annual IT Conference
Speaker: Keynote speakers: Charles Kelly, Kenji Kitao, Kathi Kitao, and Tom Robb.
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

April 26th (Friday) 2002
Testing for Reliability: Test Item Analysis on a TOEIC Listening test
Speaker: Paul Hackshaw
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

February 8th (Friday) 2002
Uh! I don't understand...Teaching students to ask questions
Speaker: John F. Fanselow
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

2001 Archive

December 15th (Saturday) 2001
Implementing an Oral Proficiency Testing Program at Your School
Speaker: Dean Williams
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

December 15th (Saturday) 2001
Christmas Party with Kyoto JALT
Speaker: all participants
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

September 28th (Friday) 2001
Introducing Public Elementary School English and the Monbusho Handbook
Speaker: Tom Merner, Japan College of Foreign Languages
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

July 13th (Friday) 2001
Implementing Group Learner Self Evaluation Video
Speaker: Peter Wanner
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

June 15th (Friday) 2001
Using the Internet in Classes without a Computer
Speaker: Dr Tom Robb
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

April 13th (Friday) 2001
Philosophy of Teaching Difficult Students
Speaker: Curtis Kelly, Heian Women's University
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

February 16th (Friday) 2001
Two presentations
Speaker: Tim Newfields, Nanzan University
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture