Tokyo JALT Archive

Overview

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

2017 Archive

October 29th (Sunday) 2017
2017 Tokyo JALT Member Presentations Featuring Jim McKinley
Speaker: Jim McKinley (University of Bath); call for presentations due September 15
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

October 20th (Friday) 2017
Getting Published in JALT Publications
Speaker: Jerry Talandis Jr. (University of Toyama), Aleda Krause (Seigakuin University), Eric Hauser (University of Electro-Communications)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

September 24th (Sunday) 2017
Tokyo JALT Presents: Critical Thinking SIG and Brain SIG Conference
Speaker: TBA
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

February 14th (Tuesday) 2017
Specialized Vocabulary in Context: Challenges for learners, teachers and research
Speaker: Averil Coxhead (Victoria University of Wellington)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

February 3rd (Friday) 2017
2016 Member Presentations
Speaker: Tokyo JALT Members
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

January 24th (Tuesday) 2017
Emotion in SLA Self-Report Research
Speaker: Gabriele Kasper (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

2016 Archive

December 9th (Friday) 2016
Communication in workplaces in Asia: Questioning neoliberal ideology of English
Speaker: Ryuko Kubota (University of British Columbia)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

October 30th (Sunday) 2016
The Tokyo ELT Expo and Book Fair in Association with JALT (day 2 of 2)
Speaker: Prominent authors, trainers, and local teachers; Call for papers due September 3rd, 2016
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

October 29th (Saturday) 2016
The Tokyo ELT Expo and Book Fair in Association with JALT (day 1 of 2)
Speaker: Prominent authors, trainers, and local teachers; Call for papers due September 3rd, 2016
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

September 9th (Friday) 2016
Focus on Vocabulary: Three Presentations on Testing, Creating Wordlists, and Corpus Research
Speaker: Tess Fitzpatrick (Cardiff University), Steve Morris (Swansea University), Dawn Knight (Cardiff University)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

August 12th (Friday) 2016
Get Going with Google Apps for Educators (Japanese Language Series)
Speaker: Kaori Hakone, Makiko Ogasawara
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

July 22nd (Friday) 2016
State of the Chapter
Speaker: Tokyo JALT Board; Rab Paterson
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

June 10th (Friday) 2016
Formulating grammar rules with high school L2 Spanish learners through inductive consciousness-raising tasks
Speaker: Paul D. Toth (Temple University)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

April 8th (Friday) 2016
The Business of Language Education: Starting a business in Japan
Speaker: Yoshiko Aiba (Q-leap), Makiko Asaba (Q-leap); More to be announced
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

April 1st (Friday) 2016
Lesson study: a Japanese Model of Professional Development and Learning Community
Speaker: Kanako N. Kusanagi (Tokyo University)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

March 29th (Tuesday) 2016
Tokyo JALT: Effective use of Written Feedback
Speaker: Jim McKinley (University of Bath)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

March 11th (Friday) 2016
YouTube for Teaching and Learning
Speaker: Nate Gildart
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

January 31st (Sunday) 2016
The Tokyo ELT Expo and Book Fair in Association with JALT (day 2 of 2)
Speaker: Prominent authors, trainers, and local teachers; Call for papers due November 30, 2015
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

January 30th (Saturday) 2016
The Tokyo ELT Expo and Book Fair in Association with JALT (day 1 of 2)
Speaker: Prominent authors, trainers, and local teachers; Call for papers due November 30, 2015
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

2015 Archive

June 6th (Saturday) 2015
Second Conference on Critical, constructive assessment of CEFR-based language teaching in Japan and beyond (CriConCef)
Speaker: Prof. Yukio Tono (CEFR-J, TUFS)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

2013 Archive

November 1st (Friday) 2013
Why are we still teaching the wrong grammar the wrong way?
Speaker: Scott Thornbury (New School, New York)
Location: Kokubunji City, Tokyo Metropolis

July 3rd (Wednesday) 2013
Japan's Revised Labor Contract Law
Speaker: Yumiko Nakajima, general secretary of the National Union of General Workers, Tokyo Nambu; interpreter: Chie Matsumoto, journalist
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

June 28th (Friday) 2013
Teaching Materials in EIL (English as an international language)
Speaker: Aya Matsuda, Arizona State University
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

May 12th (Sunday) 2013
Reacting to the Past (a CLIL pedagogy) (Day 2 of 2)
Speaker: Nick Proctor (Simpson College)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

May 11th (Saturday) 2013
Reacting to the Past (a CLIL pedagogy) Special JALT Workshop
Speaker: Nick Proctor (Simpson College)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

2012 Archive

December 9th (Sunday) 2012
The 6th Joint JALT Tokyo Conference
Speaker: Keynote presentations by Andy Curtis (Anaheim University's Graduate School of Education), Shinichi Izumi (Sophia University)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

June 12th (Tuesday) 2012
A Seminar: Assessment without Evaluation: A Way Out of the Grammar-Feedback Dilemma
Speaker: Paul Kei Matsuda
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

May 21st (Monday) 2012
Technology in Language Teaching Series (4 of 4)
Speaker: Tom Edwards
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

April 17th (Tuesday) 2012
Technology in Language Teaching Series (3 of 4)
Speaker: Eucharia Donnery
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

March 23rd (Friday) 2012
Cooperative Learning Structures to Promote Language Acquisition
Speaker: Spencer Kagan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

February 9th (Thursday) 2012
Technology in Language Teaching Series (2 of 4)
Speaker: Scott Lockman
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

January 16th (Monday) 2012
Technology in Language Teaching Series (1 of 4)
Speaker: Christopher Shore
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

2011 Archive

October 20th (Thursday) 2011
Grammar Instruction and Processing Instruction
Speaker: Alessandro Benati
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

2008 Archive

October 3rd (Friday) 2008
Huh? Oh. Aha! Differences between rote memorization and active thinking
Speaker: John F. Fanselow
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

September 9th (Tuesday) 2008
Form-focused instruction: State of the art
Speaker: Sandra Fotos, Senshu University
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

2007 Archive

October 14th (Sunday) 2007
The 2nd JALT Joint Tokyo Conference - Innovation in Language Teaching
Speaker: Joe Falout, Yukio Tono, Bill Pellowe, Yuri Komuro, Chuck Sandy, and Tim Murphey
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

September 14th (Friday) 2007
Active Learning: Cooperative Learning in the College Classroom
Speaker: Roger Johnson
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

July 20th (Friday) 2007
Expressing Causation in English and Japanese
Speaker: Dr. Chikako Shigemori Bucar (University of Ljubljana)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

April 6th (Friday) 2007
Behavior Analysis in Second Language Teaching and Learning: Exploding the Myth of Monolithic Behaviorism
Speaker: Professor Peter Castagnaro
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

January 21st (Sunday) 2007
Second Kanto Junior and Senior High School Teaching Seminar
Speaker: John Letcher, Ivan Sorrentino, Nick Kendall, Roger Pattimore, Daniel Droukis, William Matheny, Chuck Sandy, Curtis Kelly and Martin Nuttall
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

2006 Archive

October 17th (Tuesday) 2006
Identity in Second Language Learning Research
Speaker: Dr David Block, Senior Lecturer, University of London
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

January 29th (Sunday) 2006
Kanto Junior and Senior High School Teacher Seminar
Speaker: 9 presenters including: Curtis Kelly, Chuck Sandy, Ivan Sorrentino, Richard Walker, Fergus MacKinnon, Adam Murray, Carolyn Pieroway, William Matheny and Martin Nuttal
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

2005 Archive

November 29th (Tuesday) 2005
Conversation analysis applied to the JSL classroom
Speaker: Gabriele Kasper ,University of Hawaii; Aug Nishizaka, Meiji Gakuin University
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

October 12th (Wednesday) 2005
Student Beliefs About Causes of Their Failure
Speaker: Chamreoun Koun
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

September 26th (Monday) 2005
DEUCE: a system design for evaluating ESL competence tests
Speaker: George Weir
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

September 16th (Friday) 2005
I Wanna Blog
Speaker: Scott Lockman
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

July 5th (Tuesday) 2005
Task based language teaching mini-course
Speaker: Dr. Zhaohong Han
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

May 20th (Friday) 2005
Language Learning and Identity: From Learner Variables to Co-Construction
Speaker: Gabriele Kasper (University of Hawaii)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

2004 Archive

December 23rd (Thursday) 2004
Emperor's Birthday (Tennou-tanjyou-bi)
Listening to the voices of learners: Discourse in the Japanese Classroom
Speaker: This talk will present a basic overview of how SLA may be researched using classroom discourse methods, with discussion of results of a longitudinal study of Japanese language learners.
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

November 17th (Wednesday) 2004
Interacting
Speaker: Ed Cousins
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

April 11th (Sunday) 2004
Tokyo JALT Chapter Special Election & Planning Meeting
Speaker: no speakers
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

2003 Archive

December 14th (Sunday) 2003
Annual General Meeting and Elections
Speaker: various candidates
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

November 29th (Saturday) 2003
Rules, Patterns and Words: A Pedagogic Description of Language
Speaker: Dave Willis
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

October 19th (Sunday) 2003
Presenting Different Opinions
Speaker: Richard McMahon
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

April 27th (Sunday) 2003
Recent Developments in Monkasho's English Educational Policy
Speaker: Kensaku Yoshida
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

March 23rd (Sunday) 2003
E-rater Software
Speaker: Megumi Kawate-Mierzejewska
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

March 16th (Sunday) 2003
Faulty Bridges: Strengthening the Interplay Between Theory and Classroom Practice
Speaker: Marshall Childs
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

2002 Archive

September 28th (Saturday) 2002
DramaWorks presents PopStars and Star Taxi
Speaker: Theo Steckler and the DramaWorks Team
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

March 23rd (Saturday) 2002
Round Table Event: Your Share
Speaker: Attendees are free to participate
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

March 9th (Saturday) 2002
Teaching English Through Storytelling
Speaker: Steven Morgan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

2001 Archive

June 16th (Saturday) 2001
Japan's Sakoku Defense Against English
Speaker: Marshall R. Childs
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

March 31st (Saturday) 2001
Getting Ready for Speeech
Speaker: Charles LeBeau, co-author of Discover Debate and Getting Ready for Speech
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

February 24th (Saturday) 2001
Star Taxi
Speaker: DramaWorks (Theo Steckler, Ian Franklyn, and Marc Sheffner)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

January 27th (Saturday) 2001
Roundtable about the past conference in Shizuoka
Speaker: Various speakers
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

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