Toyohashi JALT Archive

Overview

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

2015 Archive

July 12th (Sunday) 2015
(1) Here we are now, motivate us; (2) Inspire or perspire? Getting students speaking
Speaker: Andy Boon (Toyo Gakuen University)
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

2014 Archive

September 7th (Sunday) 2014
The Heart of the Matter: Literature in Language Teaching Conference
Speaker: Marcos Benevides (Oberlin University), Literature in Language Teaching SIG, Hamamatsu JALT, Toyohashi JALT
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

2012 Archive

July 8th (Sunday) 2012
Mini-conference: Thinking Critically
Speaker: James Crocker, David Kluge, James Matchett, Steve Quasha, and Ken Slater
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

May 20th (Sunday) 2012
Annual Toyohashi Barbecue
Speaker: Everyone
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

April 15th (Sunday) 2012
Exploring our Philosophies of Learning and Teaching
Speaker: Bob Sanderson
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

February 18th (Saturday) 2012
Benefits of computer-mediated communication (CMC) through negotiated learning tasks using Text-chat and Voice
Speaker: Anthony Young, Sian Edwards
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

January 22nd (Sunday) 2012
Insights into Reading Fluency in the EFL Classroom
Speaker: Adam Murray
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

2011 Archive

December 11th (Sunday) 2011
Entering the conversation, joining the community: Legitimate participation in academic publishing / Annual Bonenkai
Speaker: Theron Muller
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

November 12th (Saturday) 2011
Instant Messenger Cooperative Development: Journeys of Discovery
Speaker: Andrew Boon
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

October 23rd (Sunday) 2011
Approaches to Communication
Speaker: James Matchett, Anthony Robins, Martha Robertson
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

September 18th (Sunday) 2011
What can be the goals of ELT in Japan?: Sharing and exploring some possibilities
Speaker: Misako Tajima
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

January 23rd (Sunday) 2011
Vocabulary: Meaning, Form, Pronunciation, and Beyond
Speaker: Brad Deacon
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

2010 Archive

December 19th (Sunday) 2010
In My Life: Conversation Strategies and Personalized Content to the Max
Speaker: David Kluge
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

May 16th (Sunday) 2010
The Communicative Classroom: What can be taught?
Speaker: Alastair Graham-Marr
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

April 11th (Sunday) 2010
Developing Personalized Portfolio Rubrics for the EFL Classroom
Speaker: Steve Quasha
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

March 28th (Sunday) 2010
Communication Breakdowns and Repair
Speaker: Douglas Jarrell and Naoko Hazumi
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

February 21st (Sunday) 2010
Extensive Reading and Reading Circles
Speaker: Kim Horne
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

January 17th (Sunday) 2010
(1) Power Teaching; (2) Intercultural Activities for Young Learners
Speaker: Kim Horne
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

2009 Archive

December 20th (Sunday) 2009
Task Sequencing and Student Motivation
Speaker: John Gunning
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

2008 Archive

December 14th (Sunday) 2008
Getting Back to Basics in English Language Teaching
Speaker: David Barker
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

November 16th (Sunday) 2008
Developing a Curriculum-Enhancing Website
Speaker: James Venema and Bruce McCaughan
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

October 19th (Sunday) 2008
Language Learning and the Lexical Approach
Speaker: Gary Littlecott
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

September 21st (Sunday) 2008
Learning from Errors
Speaker: Mark Rebuk
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

July 13th (Sunday) 2008
Learning Styles in the EFL classroom
Speaker: Jack Ryan
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

June 14th (Saturday) 2008
Toward a Synergistic Collaboration in English Education: JACET/JALT Joint Regional Conference
Speaker: Featured Speaker; Hideo Kojima (Hirosaki University)
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

May 25th (Sunday) 2008
Annual Picnic & Barbecue
Speaker: none
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

March 9th (Sunday) 2008
SELHi Project: Enriching EFL through the teaching of pragmatics
Speaker: Jeremie Bouchard (Sapporo Sacred Heart School)
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

February 17th (Sunday) 2008
Incorporating Intercultural Learning into EFL Classes
Speaker: Jon Dujmovich
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

January 20th (Sunday) 2008
A Treasure Chest of Songs, Chants and Games!
Speaker: Kim Horne
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

2007 Archive

December 16th (Sunday) 2007
Vygotsky in the Classroom
Speaker: Deryn Verity
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

November 28th (Wednesday) 2007
The Role of Teachers Associations in Professional Development
Speaker: Arifa Rahman
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

November 18th (Sunday) 2007
My Share - Toyohashi
Speaker: Local chapter members
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

October 21st (Sunday) 2007
TPR-S Storybook Fun
Speaker: Melinda Kawahara
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

September 30th (Sunday) 2007
Graphic Organizers for Content Learning
Speaker: Heidi Evans
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

July 8th (Sunday) 2007
What Is Oral Interpretation? What Can It Do?
Speaker: Makoto Omi
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

June 17th (Sunday) 2007
Bring the World into your Classroom through Video
Speaker: Kip Cates
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

May 20th (Sunday) 2007
Annual Picnic and Barbecue
Speaker: No scheduled speaker
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

April 22nd (Sunday) 2007
Questions as a Precursor to Communication.
Speaker: Folake Abass
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

March 25th (Sunday) 2007
Teaching English with C.A.R.E.!
Speaker: Matthew Taylor
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

February 18th (Sunday) 2007
Tools of the Trade: Utilizing the Video-iPod to Deliver Engaging EFL Content
Speaker: Bill Pellowe
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

January 14th (Sunday) 2007
An Integrated Oral Communication Program
Speaker: Paul Mason
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

2006 Archive

December 10th (Sunday) 2006
Photographs and Memories: A Fun and Effective Way to Use Memorabilia in the Conversation Classroom
Speaker: David Kluge
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

November 19th (Sunday) 2006
National Conference Reports
Speaker: Toyohashi JALT members
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

October 15th (Sunday) 2006
A Longitudinal Tool for Enhancing Student Responsibility
Speaker: Brad Deacon
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

September 10th (Sunday) 2006
Interactive Writing for Senior High School and College Creative Writing Classes
Speaker: Takashi Miura
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

June 18th (Sunday) 2006
Portfolios as Alternative Assessment
Speaker: Suzanne Bonn, Nagoya University of Foreign Studies
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

May 21st (Sunday) 2006
Annual May Picnic
Speaker: It's a picnic!
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

April 16th (Sunday) 2006
Storytelling in Language Teaching
Speaker: Charles Kowalski
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

March 26th (Sunday) 2006
A Magical Journey Through English Land
Speaker: Lesley Ito
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

February 12th (Sunday) 2006
Obstacles facing efforts to improve English language learning in Japanese schools
Speaker: Robert Aspinall, PALE SIG coordinator
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

January 15th (Sunday) 2006
Creating Opportunities for Authentic Communication and Critical Thinking
Speaker: Laura Kusaka and Martha Robertson
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

2005 Archive

December 18th (Sunday) 2005
Orientation for College Studies outside the Classroom
Speaker: Steve Brown
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

November 20th (Sunday) 2005
JALT National Conference Reports
Speaker: Christopher Mefford and Toyohashi JALT members
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

October 16th (Sunday) 2005
Theater in the English Language Classroom: Learning Through Play
Speaker: Emily Roehl and the Nagoya Players
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

September 25th (Sunday) 2005
What About You?
Speaker: Kenneth Biegel (Sponsored by McGraw-Hill Education.)
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

July 3rd (Sunday) 2005
Teaching Young Learners, and Teaching Phonics
Speaker: Peter Warner
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

June 12th (Sunday) 2005
An Overview of Japanese English education from the Meiji period to the present
Speaker: Gregg McNabb
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

May 22nd (Sunday) 2005
Toyohashi JALT Annual Picnic
Speaker: It's a picnic!
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

April 17th (Sunday) 2005
Using short stories and poems in Japanese University English classes
Speaker: Hillel Wright
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

March 6th (Sunday) 2005
Make Reading Easy and Fun! - with the Potato Pals
Speaker: Oliver Bayley Oxford University Press
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

February 13th (Sunday) 2005
Loanwords: Lexical Hindrance or Latent Storehouse?
Speaker: Kate O' Callaghan and Robert McLaughlin: Lecturers, Tokoha Gakuen University
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

2004 Archive

December 12th (Sunday) 2004
Inter-City My Share Live: Nagoya and Toyohashi
Speaker: Anthony Robins (Aichi University of Education) in Toyohashi and Brian Cullen (Nagoya Institute of Technology) in Nagoya
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

November 28th (Sunday) 2004
Reporting on the 2004 JALT National Conference
Speaker: James Matchett, Simon Sanada, Laura Kusaka
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

October 24th (Sunday) 2004
English Games and Short Activities
Speaker: Mary Hughes
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

September 26th (Sunday) 2004
Building Grammar Programs into the Writing Curriculum of a LowerIntermediate Writing Class
Speaker: Peter John Wanner, Ph.D.
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

July 4th (Sunday) 2004
Using the Internet in Classes Without Computers
Speaker: Thomas Robb, Ph.D., Professor at Kyoto Sangyo University
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

June 6th (Sunday) 2004
Music as a Global Language for Interactive Communication
Speaker: Keiko Abe-Ford
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

May 16th (Sunday) 2004
Toyohashi JALT Annual Picnic and Barbecue
Speaker: It's a picnic!
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

April 25th (Sunday) 2004
Blockbuster Methods for Teaching English Through Films
Speaker: Mathew White
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

March 7th (Sunday) 2004
Cooperative Activities for Language Learners
Speaker: Jane Nakagawa, Aichi University of Education
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

February 15th (Sunday) 2004
Using Learning Theories to Motivate Students
Speaker: Gregory O'Dowd
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

2003 Archive

December 3rd (Wednesday) 2003
JALT National Convention Reports, followed by Bonenkai
Speaker: James Matchett, Angus MacIndoe, Laura Kusaka
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

October 19th (Sunday) 2003
Language Learning and Teaching Histories
Speaker: Brad Deacon
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

July 6th (Sunday) 2003
Teach the Brain, Not the Intellect
Speaker: Marshall R. Childs
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

June 22nd (Sunday) 2003
The Impact of Performance Tests on Teacher and Student Learning
Speaker: Kazuyoshi Sato and Keiko Takahashi
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

May 18th (Sunday) 2003
Annual Potluck Picnic
Speaker: none; bring something!
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

April 13th (Sunday) 2003
DramaWorks Workshop
Speaker: Marc Sheffner
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

March 9th (Sunday) 2003
The Magic of MAT: Put Speed and Rhythm into your Lessons
Speaker: Ritsuko Nakata
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

February 16th (Sunday) 2003
Making Homepages Worthwhile
Speaker: Anthony Robins
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

January 26th (Sunday) 2003
The Cultural and Institutional Context of JTE - AET Team-Teaching
Speaker: William Matheny, AET
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

2002 Archive

December 15th (Sunday) 2002
Reports from JALT National, followed by Bonenkai
Speaker: Fred Lackmance and Patrick Davis
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

October 13th (Sunday) 2002
Supplemental Material Review
Speaker: Fumihiko Hara, Longman Publishing
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

September 29th (Sunday) 2002
Using Movies to Motivate Language Development and Critical Thinking Skills
Speaker: Beverly Gallagher and Shauna Waters
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

July 14th (Sunday) 2002
Conversational Storytelling in the Language Class
Speaker: Bob Jones
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

April 21st (Sunday) 2002
Textbooks: Who needs them?
Speaker: Simon Tanton
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

March 31st (Sunday) 2002
Comprehension Checking: Finding Out What Your EFL Students Really Know
Speaker: Alan Bossaer, Sapporo Gakuen University
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

February 17th (Sunday) 2002
Telling Stories in English Class
Speaker: Don Cherry, Hokuriku University
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

January 27th (Sunday) 2002
Facilitating English Language Learning
Speaker: Ruth Cohen, University of Technology, Sydney
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

2001 Archive

November 11th (Sunday) 2001
How to Improve Strategic Interaction
Speaker: Miura Takashi, School of Education, Shizuoka University
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

October 21st (Sunday) 2001
Enhancing Perceived Value in the Language Classroom: From Apathy to Autonomy in Language Learning
Speaker: Paul Doyon, Asahi University, and Brad Deacon, Nanzan University
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

September 16th (Sunday) 2001
Alphabet Starters Gets the Kids Going
Speaker: Derek Mackrell, Thomson Learning
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

April 15th (Sunday) 2001
(1) Creative Note Taking, (2) English Education in Taiwan
Speaker: Tim Newfields, Nanzan University
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

February 11th (Sunday) 2001
National Foundation Day (Kenkoku-kinen-no-hi)
Doing A Needs Analysis For Your Classrooms
Speaker: Charles Adamson, Miyagi University
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

January 28th (Sunday) 2001
Enhancing Perceived Value in the Language Classroom. From Apathy to Autonomy in Language Learning
Speaker: Paul Raymond Doyon (Asahi University) and Brad Deacon (Nanzan University)
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

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