Annual Vocabulary Symposium 2014

Vocabulary SIG

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 14 June 2014 - 9:00am - 5:30pm
Featured discussants: Batia Laufer (University of Haifa) Akiyo Hirai (Tsukuba University)
Symposium 1: Charles Browne (Meiji Gakuin University), Cherie Brown and Rachael Ruegg (Akita International University), Makoto Yoshii (Prefectural University of Kumamoto), Junko Yamashita (Nagoya Univerisity)
Symposium 2: Stuart McLean, Nicholas Hogg & Brandon Kramer (Temple University Japan), Tadamitsu Kamimoto (Kumamoto Gakuen University), Dawn Luchovich (The Writing Center at Teachers College Colombia University), Aaron Gibson (Kyushu Sangyo University)

A full day of presentations with two symposium style
sessions (5 speakers x 20 minutes each) on the topics of vocabulary
teaching/learning and vocabulary assessment.

Symposium Schedule:

0. 8:30 ~ Registration & poster setup
1. 9:15 to 9:45 Plenary: Batia Laufer (University of Haifa)
2. 10:00 to 12:10 Learning Symposium 1
3. 12:20 to 13:50 Lunch and poster session
4. 14:00 to 16:10 Testing Symposium 2
5. 16:30 ~ Breakout sessions
6. 18:00 ~ 23:00 Conference Dinner

Symposium: 2 hours: 20 minutes per speaker (x4), 20 minutes discussant, 20 minutes group discussion

Kyushu Sangyo University
Fee for JALT members: 
1000 yen for Vocabulary SIG members
Fee for one-day members: 
2500 yen for non-SIG members (1000 yen for students and ES/JHS/HS teachers)
Contact or Queries: 
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