Hokkaido Chapter

Published: Fri, 12/05/2008 - 9:08pm

Hokkaido JALT usually meets on the 4th Sunday of almost every month. They have also held the Hokkaido Language Conference annually for over twenty years.

Chapter Officers

Mary Virgil-Uchida
Shaun Hoggard
Haidee Thomson
Junior Koch
Michael Mielke

Joining or renewing membership

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JALT membership offers numerous benefits including: Member-rate admission to JALT conferences such as the annual JALT international conference; free or member-rate admission to JALT Chapter and SIG meetings and events; access to the latest JALT Publications, and more »

Upcoming Events

Greg Goodmacher
James Dunn
Jerry Halvorsen
Sunday, 18 June 2017 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Panel Discussion:
Global Issues in Language Education, Critical Thinking, & Teachers Helping Teachers : What, Why, and How
Greg Goodmacher, James Dunn & Jerry Halvorsen

Greg Goodmacher- Global Issues in Language Education (GILE)
James Dunn - Critical Thinking (CT)
Jerry Halvorsen - Teachers Helping Teachers (THT)

Featured Speaker 1 - Greg Goodmacher (GILE)
Teaching Global Issues Based Content-based EFL in Japan

Featured Speaker 2 - James Dunn (CT)
Critical Thinking as a Positive Experience in the Classroom

General sessions
Featuring various presentations and speakers from all three SIGs.

Plenary speaker: Professor Charles Browne
Sunday, 1 October 2017 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Call for papers

Teachers are always looking for better ways to teach the most useful words to their students. If you are a teacher and would like to share a class-room activity that you have found to be successful, please submit a proposal. If you are a researcher, who would like to share your research about word learning or language learning, please submit a proposal.

Paper Submission Link


The deadline for submissions is Sunday, July 16, 2017. Submitters will be notified of the result by July 31, 2017.

Presentation formats:

Poster presentation

20 minute presentation

40 minute presentation

Abstracts should be within 150 words in English. Japanese language abstracts are also welcome.


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