Tokyo Chapter

Event Report, Tokyo Chapter November 2015

January 7, 2016 by Tokyo Chapter

Speaker: 
Dr. Alice Chik
Event Date: 
Thursday, November 19, 2015

Language learning histories have brought to the fore the diversity in affordances, trajectories and contexts of learning, but most language learning histories take the form of written texts. In this talk, she presented an alternate way of knowing our learners: draw and tell.

Reporter: 
Sayaka Amano

Event Report, Tokyo Chapter October 2015

January 7, 2016 by Tokyo Chapter

Speaker: 
Dr. Lesley Gourlay
Event Date: 
Thursday, October 29, 2015

The concept of 'open education¹ has entered the mainstream of higher education policy and practice in recent years in the UK and beyond, with the advent of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) and the prevalence of open access publishing.

Reporter: 
Sayaka Amano

Event Report, Tokyo Chapter October 2015

January 7, 2016 by Tokyo Chapter

Speaker: 
Asako Yamaguchi
Speaker: 
Kentaro Sawa
Event Date: 
Friday, October 16, 2015

With the rise of globalization, the number of companies looking to recruit foreign students increase every year, and about 60% of graduating foreign students want to work in Japan. However, in reality, only 28.2 % of foreign graduates were able to fulfill their dreams of finding full-time employment in Japan in 2010.

Reporter: 
Sayaka Amano

ORAL LANGUAGE TESTS AS INTERACTIONAL DATA

Date and Time: 
Friday, 4 December 2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Speaker: 
Eric Hauser, University of Electro-Communications and University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Today, oral proficiency in a second language (L2), or L2 oracy, is often treated as equally, or perhaps even more, important than L2 literacy. Oral language tests are therefore often an important component of L2 educational programs.

Location: 
NYU School of Professional Studies American Language Institute Tokyo
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen

VISUALIZING LANGUAGE LEARNING

Date and Time: 
Thursday, 19 November 2015 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Speaker: 
Dr. Alice Chik, Macquarie University

Language learning histories have brought to the fore the diversity in affordances, trajectories and contexts of learning, but most language learning histories take the form of written texts. In this talk, I will present an alternate way of knowing our learners: draw and tell.

Location: 
NYU School of Professional Studies American Language Institute Tokyo
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen

QUESTIONING 'OPEN' EDUCATION

Date and Time: 
Thursday, 29 October 2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Speaker: 
Dr. Lesley Gourlay, UCL Institute of Education

The concept of 'open education¹ has entered the mainstream of higher education policy and practice in recent years in the UK and beyond, with the advent of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) and the prevalence of open access publishing.

Location: 
NYU School of Professional Studies American Language Institute Tokyo
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen

GOOGLE EDUCATOR TECH SERIES: SEMINAR 4

Date and Time: 
Friday, 9 October 2015 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Speaker: 
Kaori Hakone
Speaker: 
Makiko Ogasawara

Manage your personal and professional schedules better with Google Calendar. We will first show how to change the way the calendar looks and acts to make it better suit your needs, and then we will move straight into creating single or repeating events and learn how to invite guests for events.

Location: 
NYU School of Professional Studies (ALI) Tokyo Center
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

Intersectionality and class, ethnicity, race and gender in sociolinguistics research

Date and Time: 
Friday, 25 September 2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Speaker: 
David Block

To focus on the particular arrangements that race or class or gender take in our time and place without seeing these structures as sometimes parallel and sometime interlocking dimensions of the more fundamental relationship of domination and subordination may temporarily ease our consciences.

Location: 
NYU School of Professional Studies (ALI) Tokyo Center
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

GOOGLE EDUCATOR TECH SERIES: SEMINAR 3

Date and Time: 
Friday, 4 September 2015 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Speaker: 
Brendon Madden
Speaker: 
Rab Paterson

This session will explore how Google Sites can be used as a personal or professional homepage, and how it can be taught to students for hosting students' group multimedia project work.

Location: 
NYU School of Professional Studies (ALI) Tokyo Center
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

Docs and Drive (part 1) - Forms, Sheets, Drive

Date and Time: 
Friday, 21 August 2015 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Speaker: 
Dan Ferreira, Google Certified Educator

ABSTRACT

Location: 
NYU School of Professional Studies (ALI) Tokyo Center
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

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