Okayama Chapter

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

Okayama JALT- May Meeting

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 14 May 2016 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Speaker: 
Tamara Swenson

Tamara Swenson of Osaka Jogakuin Daigaku will be the speaker for the May meeting.

Presentation title:
iPads & iBooks: Adding to the EFL Classroom

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

Okayama JALT- April Meeting

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 23 April 2016 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Speaker: 
Caleb Pritchard
Speaker: 
Carlos Ochante

Teacher Autonomy versus Program-wide Coordination in Japanese University EFL Programs

Caleb Pritchard, Okayama University

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- February Meeting

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 13 February 2016 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Speaker: 
Tony Walsh
Speaker: 
Matthew Davis

Tony Walsh -- International Pacific University

Utilizing International Students for Cultural Exchange and English Language Practice

Location: 
Notre Dame Seishin University, 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, 9 January 2016 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Speaker: 
Chad Godfrey

TITLE: CLIL in a Japanese EFL classroom: what is it and how to make it work?

NAME: Chad L. Godfrey

AFFILIATION: Saitama Medical University, Moroyama, Saitama JAPAN

EMAIL: chad@saitama-med.ac.jp

Location: 
Ai Plaza 4th floor
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

April 2016 Meeting

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 23 April 2016 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Speaker: 
Caleb Prichard
Speaker: 
Carlos Ochante

Caleb Prichard - Okayama University
Teacher Autonomy versus Program-wide Coordination in Japanese University EFL Programs

Location: 
Notre Dame Seishin University, Logos Hall, Room 7-2
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
500 yen

January 2016 Meeting

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 9 January 2016 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Speaker: 
Chad Godfrey

Chad Godfrey -- Saitama Medical University

Location: 
Ai Plaza, 4th Floor, Room 2
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
500 yen

February 2016 Meeting

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 13 February 2016 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Speaker: 
Tony Walsh
Speaker: 
Matthew Davis

Tony Walsh -- International Pacific University
Utilizing International Students for Cultural Exchange and English Language Practice

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

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