Fukui

The Motivation of Second Language Acquisition

Date and Time: 
Sunday, 14 June 2015 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Speaker: 
Robert Dykes

English education in Japan has its own unique set of issues to overcome.

Location: 
The Global Hub – University of Fukui Bunkyo Campus (2F Daigakusei Kaikan)
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen (500 yen for students)
Contact or Queries: 
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The Recolonization of English Language Education

Date and Time: 
Thursday, 28 May 2015 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Speaker: 
Dr. Stefanie Pillai

English language education in Malaysia has gone through various changes in post-­‐independent Malaysia due to ever-­‐changing education policies. I will start by talking about the major policies and their impact on (i) English anguage education in schools and higher education, and (ii) the status of English in present-­day Malaysia.

Location: 
The Globa Hub, University of Fukui Bunkyo Campus (2nd floor of Gakusei Kaikan)
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
Free (This is a special event free to all.)
Contact or Queries: 
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The Contact Hypothesis, and the Idioglossia of Shape Analysis

Date and Time: 
Sunday, 15 February 2015 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Speaker: 
Peter Edwards

Speaking up in an L2 class risks harsh judgment from classmates in the fearful hearts of many students. This interactive presentation will explain and demonstrate various techniques for utilising the Contact Hypothesis conditions in the L2 classroom, including creating a “private language” [idioglossia] with shapes, in order to create an “in-group culture” where students feel they belong.

Location: 
The Global Hub – University of Fukui Bunkyo Campus (2nd floor of Gakusei Kaikan)
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

Looking at Teacher Talk Through Teachers’ Personal Narratives

Date and Time: 
Sunday, 12 April 2015 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Speaker: 
Suzanne Bonn

Do you share personal experience stories with students in the classroom? In this interactive workshop-presentation, the presenter will discuss her study on teachers’ use of personal stories or teacher personal narratives (TPNs) in the language classroom. Participants will learn of significant research findings which may affect the way language teachers instruct at all levels of education.

Location: 
The Global Hub – University of Fukui Bunkyo Campus (2nd floor of Gakusei Kaikan)
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

Drama in the Classroom? That’s a Good Thing!

Date and Time: 
Sunday, 8 March 2015 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Speaker: 
Gordon Rees
Speaker: 
David Kluge

Wondering how to use drama in your classroom? Already using drama, but you are always looking for new ideas? Look no further this presentation is for you. Actually, it is two presentations followed by some workshops to tie it all together. We hope to see you there!

Location: 
The Global Hub – University of Fukui Bunkyo Campus (2nd floor of Gakusei Kaikan)
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen

University Language Centers in Fukui Prefecture: An Introduction to What They Offer

Date and Time: 
Sunday, 18 May 2014 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Speaker: 
Dee Boyd
Speaker: 
Robert Dykes
Speaker: 
Wayne Malcolm
Speaker: 
Matthew Hauca

Over the past few years four universities in Fukui Prefecture have established language centers. The overall purpose for these centers is
the further promotion of foreign language education and study. A representative from each university/language center will provide a
presentation outlining the facilities, events and programs specific to

Location: 
Open University of Japan Fukui Campus, AOSSA, 7th floor
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen (Students 500 yen)
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

Activating Extensive Reading

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 15 February 2014 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Speaker: 
Thomas E. Bieri

The first part of this presentation will focus on describing the principles and practices of Extensive Reading. The presenter will also demonstrate a resource that many learners can use independently to gain an understanding of ER. The second part of the presentation will involve practical techniques and activities for encouraging and managing ER, whether for children, adolescents, or adults.

Location: 
Open University of Japan Fukui Campus, AOSSA, 7th floor
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen (Students 500 yen)
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

The SIOP (Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol) Model

Date and Time: 
Sunday, 17 November 2013 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Speaker: 
John Moale

Teachers are always held accountable for student learning and ESL students are no exception. The SIOP (Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol) model presents eight research-based interrelated components that can increase student achievement and academic language and content skills.

Location: 
The Open University of Japan Fukui Campus, AOSSA, 7th Floor
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen (Students 500 yen)
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

Cooperative learning: making students the center of learning

Date and Time: 
Sunday, 9 June 2013 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Speaker: 
Joël Laurier

Current reforms in the educational landscape are pushing toward a more student-centered approach to education. The talk is now of learning more than teaching. Cooperative Learning (CL) is a research based teaching pedagogy that provides an effective teaching approach, especially in language learning. Through interactive, task based activities, students learn to take control of their own learning.

Location: 
Open University of Japan Fukui Campus, AOSSA, 7th floor
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen (Students: 500yen)
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

Action research of task-based language teaching towards vocational high school learners: From the viewpoint of motivating learners

Date and Time: 
Sunday, 26 May 2013 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Speaker: 
Takuro Fujita

This presentation will report action research for the purpose of motivating vocational high school learners. Frameworks of task-based language teaching (TBLT) were employed as the means by which to motivate learners. Among the variations of existing frameworks proposed by researchers of TBLT, this study applied Nunan’s (2004) and Willis’ (1996) framework.

Location: 
Open University of Japan Fukui Campus, AOSSA 7th Floor
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen ( 500 yen for students)
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

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