Kyoto Chapter

Get Going with Google: An introduction to Digital Pedagogy with G Suite for Education!

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 22 July 2017 - 5:00pm - 8:45pm
Speaker: 
Rab Paterson (Principal Instructor @ Toyo University-UCLA Extension Center for Global Education)
Speaker: 
Dr. Erin Noxon (English/Science Teacher and Tech Integrator - Sagano High School)

This session will cover digital pedagogy with practical examples drawn from the Just in Time Teaching, Flipped Learning, and Blog Journaling pedagogical approaches.

Location: 
Campus Plaza Kyoto (near Kyoto Station), 6th Floor
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
500 yen
Contact or Queries: 
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Turning speaking tasks into assessment activities

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 10 June 2017 - 10:00am - 11:50am
Speaker: 
Jerry Talandis Jr. (University of Toyama)

Presentation Summary

Location: 
Campus Plaza (near Kyoto Station) 2nd floor 第2会議室
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
500 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

The Why and How of Gamification in the Language Learning Classroom

Date and Time: 
Sunday, 28 May 2017 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Speaker: 
Gordon Bateson (Kochi University of Technology)

ABSTRACT
This presentation will consider ways in which ideas from game theory and game design can be applied in education to improve students' motivation and engagement. These ideas will be illustrated with examples from the presenter’s own experience creating activities and courses for language learning. 

Location: 
Campus Plaza Kyoto Dai-2 Kaigishitsu (第2会議室)
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
500 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

Introduction to Language Assessments

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 22 April 2017 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Speaker: 
J. Lake (Fukuoka Jogakuin University)
Speaker: 
Trevor Holster (Fukuoka University)
Speaker: 
Bill Pellowe (Kindai University)

This event will be a series of presentations/workshops that will serve as an introductory sequence to introduce test and assessment basics for language classrooms and programs. J. Lake will first discuss problems teachers often face concerning tests and assessments. He will then discuss test and item specifications, rubrics item writing.

Location: 
Campus Plaza Kyoto (5 minutes walk from JR Kyoto Station), 2F Hall
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
500 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

Challenging issues in bilingualism and biculturalism in the Japanese context

Date and Time: 
Sunday, 29 January 2017 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Speaker: 
Alexandra Shaitan (Birkbeck, University of London)
Speaker: 
Blake Turnbull (Kyoto University)

Alexandra Shaitan: Being mixed-race in Japan: Lived experiences and narratives of mixed-race individuals in Japan

Location: 
Campus Plaza Kyoto, 6th Floor 第1演習室
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
500 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

4 Corners Tour: Academic Skills Special (Co-sponsored with Kobe, Nara, and Osaka Chapters)

Date and Time: 
Sunday, 4 December 2016 - 1:30pm - 5:00pm
Speaker: 
Deborah West
Speaker: 
Dorothy Zemach

Deborah West - Presenters and presentation styles

Speaking in a learned language is a big challenge. I would like to
take a share some different kinds of presentations and presenters
styles and connect those skills to an appropriate age group or style.
The workshop will consist of exploring different styles, different
activities and techniques to using the basics, basic drama

Location: 
Lifelong Learning Center in Umeda 総合生涯学習センター 梅田, Eki-mae Dai-2 Building, 5F
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

Kansai SIETAR/JALT joint event: Hiroshima Hibakusha message of peace

Date and Time: 
Sunday, 16 October 2016 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Speaker: 
Koko Kondo

Koko Kondo is the youngest Hiroshima hibakusha (atomic bomb survivor) who has a very important message of peace for people all over the world.

Location: 
Takatsuki Shiritsu Sogo Shimin Koryu Center, 5th floor 視聴覚センター
Fee for JALT members: 
Free for JALT and SIETAR members and students
Fee for one-day members: 
500 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

Issues in secondary school English: A morning at Kyoto JALT

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 8 October 2016 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Speaker: 
Dr. Melodie Cook (University of Niigata Prefecture)
Speaker: 
Dr. Rintaro Sato (Nara University of Education)

This event brings together two diverse speakers to talk about separate yet crucial issues for teachers, both Japanese and non-Japanese, in secondary education. Current and former junior high school and high school teachers are especially welcome.

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Status, roles, and fairness: Expatriate secondary English teachers and entrance examination creation

Location: 
Campus Plaza Kyoto
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
500 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

Teaching English in Japan: Understanding Identity Development Through Teachers’ Stories

Date and Time: 
Sunday, 24 July 2016 - 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Speaker: 
Dr. Diane Nagatomo (Ochanomizu University)

Teaching English in Japan: Understanding Identity Development Through Teachers’ Stories

Location: 
Campus Plaza Kyoto, Hall (2F)
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
500 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

Contemporary methods in teaching foreign languages/外国語教育における現在の教授法 (Kyoto Chapter - Other Languages than English SIG Joint Event)

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 23 January 2016 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Speaker: 
西山教行(京都大学)/Prof. Noriyuki Nishiyama (Kyoto University)
Speaker: 
Prof. Rudolf Reinelt (Ehime University)
Speaker: 
Prof. Monika Szirmai (Hiroshima International University)

日本人はなぜフランス語を学ぶか−歴史に見る学習動機と目的 (日本語で)
Why do Japanese learn French - Learning motivation and goals from a historical perspective (in Japanese)

Location: 
Campus Plaza Kyoto
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
500 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

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