Okinawa JALT Archive

Overview

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

2017 Archive

November 6th (Monday) 2017
JALT Speech, Drama, and Debate SIG 2nd Annual Conference in Okinawa (day 4 of 4)
Speaker: There is no keynote speaker. The conference will consist of short presentations, workshops and poster presentations
Location: Nishihara, Okinawa Prefecture

November 5th (Sunday) 2017
JALT Speech, Drama, and Debate SIG 2nd Annual Conference in Okinawa (day 3 of 4)
Speaker: There is no keynote speaker. The conference will consist of short presentations, workshops and poster presentations
Location: Nishihara, Okinawa Prefecture

November 4th (Saturday) 2017
JALT Speech, Drama, and Debate SIG 2nd Annual Conference in Okinawa (day 2 of 4)
Speaker: There is no keynote speaker. The conference will consist of short presentations, workshops and poster presentations
Location: Nishihara, Okinawa Prefecture

November 3rd (Friday) 2017
Culture Day (Bunka-no-hi)
JALT Speech, Drama, and Debate SIG 2nd Annual Conference in Okinawa: Teaching Skills for the 21st Century
Speaker: There is no keynote speaker. The conference will consist of short presentations, workshops and poster presentations
Location: Nishihara, Okinawa Prefecture

April 13th (Thursday) 2017
What You Have Always Wanted To Know About Studying In An International Environment: Insights from a German University
Speaker: Suzanne Gundermann
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

April 12th (Wednesday) 2017
Teaching Content Through English: How To Manage Students' Linguistic Challenges And Foster Their Learning
Speaker: Suzanne Gundermann
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

April 11th (Tuesday) 2017
Internationalizing higher education: A synopsis of English-medium instruction (EMI) and Content and language-integrated learning (CLIL) in Europe
Speaker: Suzanne Gundermann
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

2016 Archive

December 18th (Sunday) 2016
Okinawa Trends in Language Teaching Conference 2016
Speaker: Andy Boon, Toyo Gakuen University (Call for posters due Dec. 11)
Location: Naha City, Okinawa Prefecture

March 20th (Sunday) 2016
Vernal Equinox Day (Shunbun-no-hi)
Foreign Language and Literature Society of Okinawa Special Lecture: What a Look Inside the Mouth Can Tell Us About Language
Speaker: Diana Archangeli (Hong Kong University / University of Arizona)
Location: Naha City, Okinawa Prefecture

February 17th (Wednesday) 2016
2nd Joint International Methodology Research Colloquium (day 2 of 2)
Speaker: Takaaki Hiratsuka (University of the Ryukyus), Ken Urano (Hokkai-Gakuen University), Colin Walker (Myongji University), Kevin Watson (University of the Ryukyus), more
Location: Naha City, Okinawa Prefecture

February 16th (Tuesday) 2016
2nd Joint International Methodology Research Colloquium
Speaker: Takaaki Hiratsuka (University of the Ryukyus), Ken Urano (Hokkai-Gakuen University), Colin Walker (Myongji University), Kevin Watson (University of the Ryukyus), more
Location: Naha City, Okinawa Prefecture

January 17th (Sunday) 2016
Okinawa JALT New Year's 2016 Brunch
Speaker: TBA
Location: Naha City, Okinawa Prefecture

2015 Archive

December 19th (Saturday) 2015
Trends in Language Teaching Conference
Speaker: James Elwood and Andrew Meyerhoff
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

November 1st (Sunday) 2015
Speech, Drama, and Debate in Okinawa (day 2 of 2)
Speaker: TBA; call for papers due September 30
Location: Nago City, Okinawa Prefecture

October 31st (Saturday) 2015
Speech, Drama, and Debate in Okinawa
Speaker: TBA; call for papers due September 30
Location: Nago City, Okinawa Prefecture

July 5th (Sunday) 2015
Okinawa JALT 2015 Elections
Speaker: TBA
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

July 5th (Sunday) 2015
Technology and Language Learning
Speaker: TBA
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

March 15th (Sunday) 2015
Lectures on Literature
Speaker: TBA
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

February 14th (Saturday) 2015
Learning how to use FOCUS - a system for describing our teaching
Speaker: John F. Fanselow (Columbia University)
Location: Nago City, Okinawa Prefecture

January 18th (Sunday) 2015
New Year 2015 Brunch
Speaker: TBA
Location: Naha City, Okinawa Prefecture

2014 Archive

December 13th (Saturday) 2014
Trends in Language Teaching Conference
Speaker: Various speakers
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

October 19th (Sunday) 2014
The World of Part-Time Teaching
Speaker: TBA
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

October 19th (Sunday) 2014
Okinawa JALT General Meeting
Speaker: JALT officers and members
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

September 27th (Saturday) 2014
Assistant Language Teachers Workshop
Speaker: TBA
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

September 21st (Sunday) 2014
CANCELLED Assistant Language Teachers Workshop
Speaker: TBA
Location: Nago City, Okinawa Prefecture

August 10th (Sunday) 2014
Skype Language Conference
Speaker: TBA
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

August 10th (Sunday) 2014
Sunday Brunch in August
Speaker: no speaker
Location: Naha City, Okinawa Prefecture

April 27th (Sunday) 2014
Okinawa JALT My Share, followed by Beach BBQ
Speaker: TBA
Location: Nago City, Okinawa Prefecture

2012 Archive

June 16th (Saturday) 2012
Workshop on Applying Conversation Analysis to Language Learning Contexts
Speaker: David Aline, Yuri Hosoda
Location: Nago City, Okinawa Prefecture

May 20th (Sunday) 2012
World of Adventure-Learning with National Geographic
Speaker: Rika Kojima
Location: Nago City, Okinawa Prefecture

May 19th (Saturday) 2012
Pathways to the world
Speaker: Rika Kojima
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

May 15th (Tuesday) 2012
Establishing and running an ESP for the staff and faculty of OIST
Speaker: Kevin A. Hunt
Location: Nago City, Okinawa Prefecture

April 28th (Saturday) 2012
My Share (in Nishihara)
Speaker: Local Teachers
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

April 21st (Saturday) 2012
My Share (in Nago)
Speaker: Local Teachers
Location: Nago City, Okinawa Prefecture

March 3rd (Saturday) 2012
Present Communities of Imagination (PCOIz)
Speaker: Tim Murphy
Location: Nago City, Okinawa Prefecture

2011 Archive

October 15th (Saturday) 2011
Establish and Coordinating a Successful Language Learning Centre
Speaker: Junko Tsukeyama
Location: Nago City, Okinawa Prefecture

September 24th (Saturday) 2011
Fabulous Fun Activities for Teaching English to Children
Speaker: Yoshihisa Nashiro
Location: Nago City, Okinawa Prefecture

May 15th (Sunday) 2011
Improve Your Memory and Learning: Practical Classroom Applications
Speaker: Robert S. Murphy
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

May 14th (Saturday) 2011
Improve your Memory and Learning:Practical Classroom Applications
Speaker: Robert S. Murphy
Location: Nago City, Okinawa Prefecture

April 16th (Saturday) 2011
My Share Sunday
Speaker: All Participants
Location: Nago City, Okinawa Prefecture

2008 Archive

August 2nd (Saturday) 2008
Annual Okinawa JALT Chapter Family BBQ Beach Party, Picnic, Pot Luck
Speaker: It's a Barbecue!
Location: Nago City, Okinawa Prefecture

July 26th (Saturday) 2008
Fostering Cultural Awareness in the Language Classroom
Speaker: Heather Linville
Location: Nago City, Okinawa Prefecture

June 21st (Saturday) 2008
Developing Aural Comprehension Skills Through Extracurricular Extensive Listening
Speaker: Masanori Tokeshi
Location: Nago City, Okinawa Prefecture

May 17th (Saturday) 2008
Annual Okinawa Chapter "My Share"!
Speaker: All participants
Location: Nago City, Okinawa Prefecture

March 1st (Saturday) 2008
SELHi Project: Enriching ESL Through the Teaching of Pragmatics
Speaker: Jeremie Bouchard
Location: Nago City, Okinawa Prefecture

February 23rd (Saturday) 2008
Giant Python Attack! From Reading to Role Play
Speaker: Ian Munby
Location: Nago City, Okinawa Prefecture

January 26th (Saturday) 2008
A Hands-On Approach to Teaching Young ESL Learners
Speaker: Elizabeth (Liz) Yoshikawa
Location: Nago City, Okinawa Prefecture

2006 Archive

December 17th (Sunday) 2006
Annual Okinawa JALT Christmas Party
Speaker: Santa Claus
Location: Naha City, Okinawa Prefecture

October 15th (Sunday) 2006
Global Education through Role Play and Simulations
Speaker: Kip Cates
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

July 16th (Sunday) 2006
Family Beach Barbecue
Speaker: It's a BBQ!
Location: Nago City, Okinawa Prefecture

June 18th (Sunday) 2006
Power of the Pen Awards
Speaker: TBA
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

May 21st (Sunday) 2006
Okinawa JALT May 2006 Event
Speaker: TBA
Location: Nago City, Okinawa Prefecture

April 16th (Sunday) 2006
Okinawa JALT April 2006 Meeting
Speaker: TBA
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

2005 Archive

November 20th (Sunday) 2005
Extensive Reading in the Junior High School: A Case of Trial and Error?
Speaker: Chris Lightfoot
Location: Nago City, Okinawa Prefecture

October 16th (Sunday) 2005
Process Writing
Speaker: Robert Taferner
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

September 10th (Saturday) 2005
Annual Beach Party and BBQ
Speaker: It's a party!
Location: Nago City, Okinawa Prefecture

June 19th (Sunday) 2005
Learning Kanji Through Picture Images
Speaker: Hoshin Nakamura, Okinawa University
Location: Naha City, Okinawa Prefecture

May 15th (Sunday) 2005
Elementary School English Communication
Speaker: Masanori Tokeshi and Yoshi Nashiro
Location: Nago City, Okinawa Prefecture

April 17th (Sunday) 2005
Oral Communication Benchmarks
Speaker: Marcos Benevides, University of the Ryukyus
Location: Naha City, Okinawa Prefecture

January 16th (Sunday) 2005
Okinawa Chapter General Board Meeting
Speaker: 2005 Chapter Executive Board
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

2004 Archive

December 19th (Sunday) 2004
End-of-Year Party
Speaker: It's a party!
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

October 17th (Sunday) 2004
Making Effective Use of Textbooks and Other Teaching Materials
Speaker: Keiko Yonaha, Meio University
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

August 8th (Sunday) 2004
Annual Family Beach BBQ
Speaker: Prof. Keiko Yonaha, Meio University
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

June 20th (Sunday) 2004
Pause, Prompt and Praise
Speaker: Steven J. Donald (Junshin University)
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

May 16th (Sunday) 2004
Communicative Competence: Can we Really Teach and Assess It?
Speaker: Masanori Tokeshi
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

April 25th (Sunday) 2004
Teaching and Testing: A Debilitating Divide
Speaker: Randolph Thrasher, Okinawa Christian University
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

March 21st (Sunday) 2004
Drama Techniques for Language Teachers
Speaker: The Covenant Players
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

January 18th (Sunday) 2004
JALT Okinawa Executive Board Meeting
Speaker: New officers
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

2003 Archive

December 14th (Sunday) 2003
JALT Okinawa Pot-Luck Bonenkai
Speaker: New officers
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

July 13th (Sunday) 2003
Annual Okinawa JALT Beach Party
Speaker: All current and potential members
Location: Naha City, Okinawa Prefecture

June 15th (Sunday) 2003
Using Music in the Classroom
Speaker: Andrew Meyerhoff, Okinawa Christian Jr. College
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

April 20th (Sunday) 2003
Student Responsibility for Learning: Increasing Student Participation
Speaker: Timothy Kelly
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

March 16th (Sunday) 2003
Putting Words in Their Mouths: Dictogloss, Shadowing and Summarizing
Speaker: John Small, Kumamoto Gakuen University
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

2002 Archive

December 15th (Sunday) 2002
Annual Bonnenkai (end of year party)
Speaker: Okinawa JALT Officers
Location: Naha City, Okinawa Prefecture

October 27th (Sunday) 2002
Local Presentation (tba)
Speaker: Officer of JALT
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

August 9th (Friday) 2002
Summer Members Event: Discussion on the Future of Okinawa JALT
Speaker: all present
Location: Naha City, Okinawa Prefecture

July 14th (Sunday) 2002
Okinawa JALT Annual Family Picnic
Speaker: Executive Board (to talk about JALT Okinawa's future goals)
Location: Naha City, Okinawa Prefecture

June 30th (Sunday) 2002
Comprehensibility: Improving Student Speaking
Speaker: Tim Kelly
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

June 30th (Sunday) 2002
Pronunciation skills in the English Language Environment
Speaker: Tim Kelly
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

June 9th (Sunday) 2002
Power of the Pen Writing Contest
Speaker: All Okinawa JALT members and Executive Board
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

May 19th (Sunday) 2002
The Psychology of Difficult Students
Speaker: Curtis Kelly
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

April 21st (Sunday) 2002
Building Debate Skills: A Workshop for Japanese English Language Classrooms
Speaker: Lyle E. Allison
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

March 24th (Sunday) 2002
English is an International Language
Speaker: Amy Stotts
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

February 17th (Sunday) 2002
Adapted Activities for EFL and Culture Classes
Speaker: Marilyn Books
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

January 27th (Sunday) 2002
Creating A Teacher Friendly Home Page
Speaker: Douglas Dreistadt
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

2001 Archive

October 28th (Sunday) 2001
Activities in the Language Classroom
Speaker: Ed Hays
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

September 30th (Sunday) 2001
Triumphs and Catastrophes in the Language Classroom: Some Cultural Considerations
Speaker: Peter Simpson MA (TESOL)
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

June 24th (Sunday) 2001
What Do You Mean By "Native-like Pronunciation"?
Speaker: Hayakawa Yasukiyo and Shibata Miki
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

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