Okayama Chapter

Okayama JALT April Meeting: Advanced Degrees and Continuing Education--Panel Discussion on Local and Distance Programs

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 15 April 2017 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Speaker: 
Panel

Panelists: Jason Lowes, Susan Meiki, Paul Moritoshi, David Townsend, Claire Uchida
Facilitator: Ian Nakamura

Thinking of going back to school to advance your career? Want to stay in Japan while you do it? Come and talk with some of us who have done it before.

Location: 
Notre Dame Seishin University (NDSU), Logos Hall, Room 7-2
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
500 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

Okayama JALT January Meeting

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 21 January 2017 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Speaker: 
Stephen Hampshire
Speaker: 
Tom Fast

Making English classes more active and communicative
by Steve Hampshire

Location: 
Notre Dame Seishin University (NDSU), Logos Hall, Room 7-2
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
500 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

2016 December JALT Meeting

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 17 December 2016 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Speaker: 
David Barker
Speaker: 
Mutsumi Kawasaki

How I learned English. / どうやって私が日本語を勉強したか。

Location: 
Notre Dame Seishin University (NDSU), Logos Hall, Room 7-2
Fee for JALT members: 
Free (for students as well)
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form
  • Chapter President: Lowes, Jason
  • Membership Chair: Moritoshi, Paul
  • Program Chair: Prichard, Caleb
  • Publicity Chair: Gardner, Scott
  • Treasurer: Potgieter, Anton

November Okayama JALT meeting

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 12 November 2016 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Speaker: 
Kenji Chida
Speaker: 
Eiko Nakamura

Presenter: Kenji Chida

Title: Okayama City Secondary School Japanese English teachers' Attitudes Toward Curriculum Change

Abstract:

Location: 
Okayama University, Tsushima Campus, L-cafe
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
Free

October meeting- Okayama JALT

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 22 October 2016 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Speaker: 
Douglas Sweetlove

A Survival Guide to Student Misbehavior
The classroom is the arena where student, teacher, and lesson all come together. Yet there is often friction between these elements as to what behavior is and is not acceptable.

Location: 
Notre Dame Seishin University Rm. 7-2
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
500 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

Okayama JALT- July Meeting/ Held in conjunction with Okayama University Department of Foreign Languages

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 9 July 2016 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Speaker: 
Atsuko Takase

The July Okayama JALT meeting (held in conjunction with the Okayama University Department of Foreign Languages), which will be held at the L-Cafe in Okayama University's Tsushima Campus will by on July 9th (just before the beer garden).

Location: 
Tsushima Campus of Okayama University
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
Free
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

Okayama JALT- September Meeting

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 24 September 2016 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Speaker: 
Alastair Graham-Marr

Saturday (September 24th) will be a great meeting.

Make plans to be there and see Alastair Graham-Marr give two presentations:
(1) Underdeveloped Listening Skills & Lost Learning Opportunities and,
(2) Underdeveloped Listening Skills & Lost Learning Opportunities Literature in Language Teaching: Taking a Lit Circles Approach to Academic English.

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

Event Report, Okayama Chapter January 2016

May 13, 2016 by Okayama Chapter

Speaker: 
Chad Godfrey
Event Date: 
Saturday, January 9, 2016

Godfrey started off the year with a very informative and interesting presentation. Following a brief history and explanation of Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL), he proceeded to discuss the benefits of the approach as experienced at Saitama Medical University (SMU), which had introduced CLIL six years ago.

Reporter: 
Jason Lowes

Okayama JALT- June Meeting

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 18 June 2016 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Speaker: 
Arnold Arao
Speaker: 
Jon Prevatt

We will have two presentations at the June meeting.

Presentation 0ne:

THEME: Social Emotional Learning (skills for the 21st century)

TOPIC: Non-cognitive factors

PRESENTER: Arnold F. Arao

ABSTRACT:

Location: 
Notre Dame Seishin University (NDSU), Logos Hall, Room 7-2
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
500 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

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