Tottori Chapter



Group Dynamics in the Language Classroom (with Lots of Songs) 「言語学習における集団力学について~ 歌を効果的に利用しながら~」

Date and Time: 
Sunday, 12 February 2017 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Speaker: 
Tim Murphey, PhD

Tottori JALT's next event will be on February 12 (Sunday) from 2pm to 4pm at Tottori University. The title will be “Group Dynamics in the Language Classroom (with Lots of Songs)” in English or 「言語学習における集団力学について~ 歌を効果的に利用しながら~」in Japanese. The presenter will be Tim Murphey, professor at Kanda University of International Studies and past plenary speaker at JALT’s International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning.

Presentation Abstract:
Based on my book with Zoltan Dornyei first, I will give an overview of the importance of teachers attending to group dynamic processes and stages to help students learn more socially and interactively in language classrooms. We will then go through the four main stages in group life (forming, transition, performing, and dissolution), and look at the special needs and problems that seem to occur in most classrooms.
Time permitting, in the second half of the workshop we will look more closely at the use of songlets (short songs) in getting students to bond and acquire good learning strategies and life-skills.

概要:
本講座は、ゾルタン.ドーンイェイ氏とティム.マーフィーの共著に基づいて、言語教育における集団力学への教師の理解の重要性を解説する。具体的には、集団の成長過程を表す4つの段階(形成期、成長期、円熟期、衰退期)のそれぞれの中で、教師がどのように働きかけるべきか、どのような問題が起こりうるか、について注目する。
講座の後半は、ソングレットと呼ばれる短い歌を言語教育に取り入れることで、学習者間に繋がりを生み出すなどといった効果があることについて取り上げる。

We hope to see you all at Tottori JALT's next event “Group Dynamics in the Language Classroom (with Lots of Songs)” 「言語学習における集団力学について~ 歌を効果的に利用しながら~」 with Tim Murphey on February 12 (Sunday) from 2pm to 4pm at Tottori University's Koho Center.

Warm regards,

Tottori JALT (The Japan Association for Language Teaching)
“Learning to Teach, Teaching to Learn”
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Location: 
Tottori University - Tottori Campus - Koho Center Room 2C (Building just inside of main gate)
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen
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