Kyoto Chapter

MyShare for Younger Learners

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 21 September 2013 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Speaker: 
Dr. Kazuyoshi Sato
Speaker: 
Eric Kane
Speaker: 
Robert Peacock

Kyoto JALT is pleased to present an event that focuses on elementary school, junior high school, and high school teaching. We have three very experienced teaching professionals who will offer help and advice for new teachers, and provide fresh ideas for seasoned veterans. Come along and learn something new. Some light refreshments will be supplied courtesy of OUP.

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

MyShare

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 30 March 2013 - 1:15am - 5:00pm
Speaker: 
James Rogers (Kansai Gaidai University)
Speaker: 
Kevin Stein (Clark Memorial International High School)
Speaker: 
Daniel J. Mills (Ritsumeikan University)
Speaker: 
Michael Sullivan (Nippon Steel & Sumikin-Intercom, Inc.)

Kyoto JALT is happy to announce that our MyShare event will be happening on Saturday March 30th. MyShare is an opportunity for teachers to present on a wide range of classroom activities to an audience looking for fresh ideas for the new academic year. This year we have an exciting and varied lineup. Hope to see you all there.

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

2012 Pecha Kucha-Style Kansai JALT Year-end Event

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 15 December 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Speaker: 
Open to presenters

This year the baton for hosting the Kansai JALT end-of-year event has been passed on to Kyoto Chapter and it is to be held in the informal surroundings of Tadg's bar in downtown Kyoto.

Location: 
Tagd's Kyoto
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
free
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

JALT2012 Balsamo Asian Scholar: Four Corners Tour

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, 10 October 2012 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Speaker: 
Inggy Yuliani Pribady

This year’s speaker is Inggy Yuliani Pribady from Indonesia, and we are delighted to welcome her to Kyoto on the evening of October 10th, when she will be presenting her ideas on genre pedagogies. After the talk we will continue the discussion at a nearby restaurant so don’t miss this chance to hear a different perspective on language learning and teaching.

Location: 
Campus Plaza Kyoto
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen

Practice Makes Perfect: JALT 2012 Presentation Practice Sessions

Date and Time: 
Sunday, 16 September 2012 - 9:30am - 12:00pm
Speaker: 
JALT Presenters

This year JALT2012 will take place in Hamamatsu from October 12th to 15th. In mid-September we will hold our regular pre-conference event allowing Kyoto members that are presenting at the international conference the opportunity to practise their paper or workshop in a relaxed and supportive environment, and to receive some valuable feedback to make that perfect presentation.

Location: 
Campus Plaza Kyoto
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

Using Corpora in the Classroom

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 21 July 2012 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Speaker: 
Laurence Anthony
Speaker: 
TBA

We are extremely pleased to announce that Laurence Anthony, the developer of the widely used concordance program AntConc, will be giving a workshop titled "Applications of Corpus Linguistics in Language Teaching and Research". In addition, we are planning to include presentations from local teachers or researchers who would like to share their ideas of how they use corpora to help their teaching.

Location: 
Campus Plaza Kyoto
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

Kyoto JALT Summer Social

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 9 June 2012 - 5:30pm - 9:00pm
Speaker: 
None - Social event

At the beginning of June Kyoto JALT is planning to hold its first ever summer social event at the Gion Hotel beer garden. This will be an opportunity to meet and mix with other members of Kyoto JALT, while enjoying the food, drink and wonderful views from the roof of the Gion Hotel. We will be there from 17:30, when the beer garden opens, until 21:00.

Location: 
Gion Hotel
Fee for JALT members: 
3,500
Fee for one-day members: 
3,500
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

Continuing education for language teachers: A panel discussion

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 24 March 2012 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Speaker: 
Thomas Amundrud (PhD candidate, Macquarie University)
Speaker: 
Ted Bonnah (PhD candidate, Global Studies, Doshisha University)
Speaker: 
Glen Cochrane (MA Ed. candidate, Athabasca University)
Speaker: 
JP DuQuette (EdD candidate, TESOL, Temple University)
Speaker: 
Daniel Mills (EdD candidate, University of Wyoming)
Speaker: 
Julian Pigott (PhD candidate, Applied Linguistics, University of Warwick)
Speaker: 
James Rogers ( PhD candidate, University of Southern Queensland)

Many of us language teachers consider getting a Master's, PhD, or graduate certificate part-time to be essential to our advancement, both in our careers and in our personal development. However, there are a number of concerns when considering such programs, like: what are the time and financial
commitments, or will benefits outweigh the costs?

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

Kyoto -- Learner Development SIG Joint Event

Date and Time: 
Sunday, 8 April 2012 - 10:00am - 3:00pm
Speaker: 
Ann Mayeda (Konan Women's University)
Speaker: 
Phil Brown (Konan Women's University)
Speaker: 
Akiko Takagi (Aoyama Gakuin University)

In April, to kick off the new academic year, Kyoto JALT will be collaborating the Learner Development SIG to bring you a day of stimulating workshops and discussions. The three presenters will focus on very different areas with the overall theme of learner development and autonomy.

Location: 
Kyoto Kyoiku Bunka Centre
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

Kyoto JALT Workshop Day

Date and Time: 
Sunday, 15 January 2012 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Speaker: 
Justus Wallun; Richard Silver
Speaker: 
Robert Sheridan and Laura Markslag

This special event will be an afternoon of three workshop-style presentations with a focus on audience participation and collaboration which will be full of activities and ideas with practical classroom application.

Location: 
Campus Plaza Kyoto (near JR Kyoto Station) 4th floor, Dai 3 Kogishitsu
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

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