Fukuoka Chapter

Learning To Perform Narrative Tasks In The L2 Classroom: A longitudinal intact-group semester long study of task sequencing effects

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 26 January 2013 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Speaker: 
Craig Lambert (University of Kitakyushu)

The talk will consist of three section of 20 minutes each followed by discussion. The first will provide an overview the SSARC model of L2 task sequencing. The second will talk about a set of teaching material designed for Japanese university-level English majors based on this model. Finally, the third segment will discuss the results of a classroom-based research design which compared the gains of learners who were taught with these materials to those who were taught with a content-based approach to instruction.

Location: 
Seinan Community Center (1F), Nishijin, Fukuoka City
Fee for JALT members: 
free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

(1) Annual General Meeting; (2) The Learning Power of Music; (3) End-of-year Party

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 8 December 2012 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Speaker: 
(1) Fukuoka JALT Committee
Speaker: 
(2) Eric Kane (ELF Learning)
Speaker: 
(3) It's a party!

17:30 - 18:15
Annual General Meeting

Our Annual General Meeting is an opportunity to thank the outgoing Committee members, welcome the incoming ones, and voice any questions and comments concerning the past and upcoming year in Fukuoka JALT.

18:30 - 19:30 Presentation
The Learning Power of Music
Eric Kane

Location: 
Seinan Community Center, near Nishijin Subway station.
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

The language classroom and social interaction: How learners create classroom practice

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 8 September 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Speaker: 
Paul Stone

While communicative and task-based approaches to language pedagogy promote high levels of learner-learner interaction, research on language learning has tended to focus on the individual linguistic competence of particular learners, rather than classroom interaction itself.

Location: 
Seinan Community Center
Fee for JALT members: 
free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen

Fukuoka JALT Conference and Education Material Expo 2012

Date and Time: 
Sunday, 28 October 2012 - 9:00am - 7:00pm
Speaker: 
Several great speakers

Time: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Speaker: Plenary Speaker: Plenary Speaker: Marjo Mitsutomi. Plus many presentations, roundtables and workshops

Location: 
Seinan Gakuin Univerisity, Building 2. Take exit 1 from Nishijin Subway Station
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
Free
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

The Japanese Primary and Secondary English Curriculum and Role of ALTs

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 21 July 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Speaker: 
Aaron Hahn

Since most JALT participants work at universities, the majority of JALT presentations and publications focus on post-secondary students.

Location: 
Hakata Bus Terminal Building (9F, room 5), in front of Hakata Station
Fee for JALT members: 
free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

Apple Store iCloud Workshop

Date and Time: 
Friday, 2 March 2012 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Speaker: 
Apple Store staff

This joint JALT / Apple Store Workshop will introduce iCloud. The presenter will demonstrate how iCloud stores, syncs, and shares music, pictures, documents, calendars, apps, contacts and mails across multiple devices.

Spaces are limited to 14 attendees, so please contact Kate early to reserve your spot.

Location: 
Apple Store, Tenjin
Fee for JALT members: 
free
Fee for one-day members: 
free
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

Big Bucks in e-Publishing? (How to publish your articles, books, and texts on Amazon's digital publishing platform (Kindle) and Apple's iBooks)

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 21 April 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Speaker: 
Aonghas Crowe

This presentation will cover the current state of the e-book industry, the pluses and minuses of publishing electronically, as well as the nuts and bolts of publishing and promoting your works.

Aonghas Crowe is a writer, blogger, translator, and teacher. He has been working for Fukuoka Jo Gakuin University Junior College since 2011.

Location: 
Seinan Community Center, Near Nishijin Subway station.
Fee for JALT members: 
free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

Implementing Information and Communications Technology

Date and Time: 
Sunday, 19 February 2012 - 6:45pm - 9:00pm
Speaker: 
(1) Lauren Brumfield;
Speaker: 
(2) Panel: Todd Beuckens, Paul Collett, Robert Diem, Bill Pellowe

Not many of us are teacher trainers in technology, but many of us have introduced new technology to our colleagues or students. How do we help teachers and students to become more independent users of technology? How to we introduce technology to the wary or uninterested so that the technology is adopted rather than neglected or even rejected? In this event, we hope to shed light on these questions.

Location: 
Seinan Community Center, 1st floor, Nishijin, near Nishijin Subway Station
Fee for JALT members: 
free
Fee for one-day members: 
free
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

Little Tech for Big Results

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 23 June 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Speaker: 
Barbara Sakamoto

In this session, Barbara Sakamoto will demonstrate the small ways that she has incorporated technology tools in her classes with young learners.

Location: 
Seinan Community Center (2F), Nishijin, Fukuoka City
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

Moodle – Has your school got it? Do they want you to use it? What can you do with it?

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 19 May 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Speaker: 
Anne-Marie Tanahashi (Poole Gakuin University, Osaka)

In this presentation, Anne-Marie Tanahashi will talk about the Moodle site she uses and why she likes it. The audience will have a chance to see:

Location: 
Seinan Community Center (2F), Nishijin, Fukuoka City
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

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