Oita Chapter

Taking advantage of a multicultural campus

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 3 June 2017 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Speaker: 
TBA
Location: 
Holt Hall Oita
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

Creative Teaching for 21st Century Learners

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 4 February 2017 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Speaker: 
Barbara Hoskins Sakamoto

Barbara Hoskins Sakamoto will give a presentation entitled Creative Teaching for 21st Century Learners. Barbara is co-author of one of the world’s best-selling textbook series for children learning English, Let's Go, and one of the Directors of the International Teacher Development Institute.

Location: 
Holt Hall, Room 407
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

Interweaving Culture, Environmental Issues, and Language Studies

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 3 December 2016 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Speaker: 
Greg Goodmacher

On December 3rd the Oita chapter will hold its final event for 2016. We will be hosting Greg Goodmacher from Niigata prefecture who will be giving a presentation entitled 'Interweaving Culture, Environmental Issues, and Language Studies'. Greg has authored five global issues content-based EFL textbooks and is an active member of JALT's Materials Writers SIG.

Location: 
Room 409, Holt Hall, Oita
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

7th Oita Language Teaching Symposium

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 1 October 2016 - 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Speaker: 
Various (x5)

JALT Oita will again hold its 7th Language Teaching Symposium just prior to the International Conference in November. The Symposium will consist of five 30 minute presentations on several issues in language teaching, and in education in general.

Speakers and Topics will include:
*Todd Beuckens: Build your own LMS — for free
*Soren Leaver: Automating your gradebook with excel

Location: 
Holt Hall Oita
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,500 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

Annual Summer Social Outreach

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 6 August 2016 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Speaker: 
None

JALT Oita would like to invite both members and interested family/friends/coworkers to shake off the Spring Semester blues and kick-start your summer in style with us at our annual JALT Oita summer social event!

To shake things up a bit, this year will be a bit more adult oriented - 3 thrilling hours at a Beer Garden!!

* Where: Heike Beer Garden, Ishigaki, Beppu
* Cost: 3800 yen

Location: 
TBA
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
Free
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

Ideas and Inspiration for Raising Bilingual Kids

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 4 June 2016 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Speaker: 
Adam Beck

Adam Beck, author of the book Maximize Your Child’s Bilingual Ability and founder of the popular blog Bilingual Monkeys (http://bilingualmonkeys.com/) and the lively forum The Bilingual Zoo (http://bilinguualzoo.com/), shares ideas and inspiration for greater success at raising bilingual children in Japan.

Location: 
Holt Hall Oita
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

2nd PechaKucha Seminar

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 2 April 2016 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Speaker: 
Various (x9)

Join JALT Oita for its 2nd Pechakucka Seminar. A Pechakucha or PK is a short 20 slide PowerPoint presentation. A PK event involves multiple speakers each sharing ideas about language teaching, aspects of personal teaching philosophy, or simply something interesting about teaching or language learning the presenter would like to discuss.

Location: 
Holt Hall Oita
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

Global Education and Global Issues in Content-based Language Teaching

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 30 January 2016 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Speaker: 
Kip Cates

Global Issues in Language Education: Teaching for a Better World

Location: 
Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

New frontiers in teaching writing: Exploring the feasibility and effectiveness of synchronous written corrective feedback

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 5 December 2015 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Speaker: 
Scott Aubrey (Kwansei Gakuin University)

With increasing access to technology in the classroom and the increasing importance of collaboration both inside the classroom and in the community, this presentation explores the novel application of new technology in the language classroom to increase learner writing proficiency and to provide near real-time feedback and error correction to language learners.

Location: 
Compal Hall Oita
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
500 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

6th Oita Language Teaching Symposium

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 3 October 2015 - 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Speaker: 
Various (x5)

Oita JALT will hold its 6th Language Teaching Symposium on October 3rd, 2015 at Holt Hall in Oita City, just across the street from Oita Station. The symposium will consist of five presentations on several issues in language teaching, and in education in general.

Speakers and Topics will include:

Steven Paton
- Freeing up Fluency in a Silent Speaking Class

Miles Pennington

Location: 
Holt Hall Oita
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
500 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

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