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Koen meigi for JALT2015

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 12:37pm

We have received Koen-meigi for JALT2015 from the following organizations.

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology - Japan (文部科学省)
The Japan Foundation(国際交流基金)
Science Council of Japan(日本学術会議)
City of Shizuoka (静岡市)
Shizuoka Prefectural Board of Education(静岡県教育委員会)
Shizuoka City Board of Education (静岡市教育委員会)

Free One-day Audience Admission to International Academic Forum ACLL/ACTC For JALT Members

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 12:51pm

Free One-day Audience Admission to ACLL/ACTC For JALT Members

The International Academic Forum (IAFOR) is moving to The Art Center of Kobe for its Asian Conference series this year, and is offering all members of JALT a free one-day pass to attend our Asian Conferences on Language Learning and Technology in the Classroom.

IAFOR is an international affiliate of JALT, and has offered JALT members free admission to the ACLL/ACTC conferences as an audience member for one day of their choice.

Date: May 1, 2, or 3
Venue: Art Center of Kobe, immediately adjacent to Shin-Kobe Station .
URL: http://iafor.org/conferences/acll2015/
Deadline: 27 April 2015

In order to take advantage of the free IAFOR Conference admission, click below to register. IAFOR will send you a confirmation email and prepare a lanyard for you to pick up at the registration desk on your chosen day of participation. NB: This offer only includes attendance as an audience member-not conference bags or social events.

Register: http://iafor.org/acll-actc-offer-for-jalt-members

New Plenary Speaker Information: Joan Kang Shin

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 11:06am

JALT2015 is pleased to announce Joan Kang Shin's Pleanary Address, "The 21st century meets professional development". Her presentation is sponsored by National Geographic Learning | Cengage Learning. Visit JALT2015 Plenary Speakers for more.

Announcing TnT for JALT2015

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 8:19am

Would you like to make more effective use of technology in and out of your classroom? Looking for new approaches to old problems? Has your school or university mandated use of digital devices? Or, maybe you are just one of those teachers always looking to improve their skills?

Each year the Technology in Teaching Workshops at the annual JALT International Conference offer workshops that really help teachers with good, practical uses of technology. This year's roster of presenters is up, and it promises to be another very informative afternoon of professional development. Please visit Technology in Teaching (TnT) Workshops: Digital technology for teaching and learning to find out more.


Wed, 02/11/2015 - 12:18pm

This year's PanSIG conference is scheduled for May 16 (Saturday) and May 17 (Sunday), 2015 in Kobe at the Kobe City University of Foreign Studies. The theme for PanSIG2015 is Narratives: Raising the Happiness Quotient. Submissions for presentations are due by February 28th.

You can find more information here: https://sites.google.com/site/jaltpansig/

JALT2014 Highlights

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 10:46am

Find out what the JALT International Conference is all about. And remember, JALT2015 is taking place 20-23 November 2015 in Shizuoka. More details: http://jalt.org/conference.

2014 JALT National Elections: Call for Nominations

Sun, 01/19/2014 - 3:56pm

JALT elections for national officers will be held in 2014. All current JALT members are invited to participate in the process. Voting will be held in September. Now, you are invited to nominate JALT members in good standing who have suitable experience for national office.


JALT2013 Conference Handbook

Sun, 09/29/2013 - 1:11pm

A PDF version of the JALT2013 Conference Handbook is available to download. Take a look and see what's planned for October 25-28th in Kobe!
Download the handbook here

First JALT Ordinary General Meeting for 2013

Sun, 06/16/2013 - 3:09pm

Special notice to JALT Members: The First Ordinary General Meeting (OGM) of 2013 will be held on Sunday, 30 June. For more information please check http://jalt.org/main/ogm. To cast your absentee ballot (very important!), please go to http://jalt.org/ogm-ballot. Thank you very much for your membership and your support!

12th Annual PanSIG Conference

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 6:20pm

The 12th Annual JALT PanSIG Conference is taking place at Nanzan University from May 18th-19th. With a theme of "From Many, One: Collaboration, Cooperation, and Community" it is sure to offer both opportunities for professional development and new ideas for the classroom. Visit the PanSIG website for more details:


and download the attached PDF poster to help publicise this event.


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