Vocabulary SIG annual Symposium

Event Speaker: 
Shigenori Tanaka, Andy Barfield, Dale Brown, Yoshiaki Sato, Charles J. Anderson, Masamichi Mochizuki, Aaron Batty, Tatsuo Iso, Rie Koizumi, Jeffrey Stewart
Fee for JALT members: 
2000 yen
Fee for non-JALT members: 
2500 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Saturday, March 3, 2012 - 9:00am to 4:15pm

The newly formed Vocabulary SIG will be holding its first Vocabulary Symposium on March 3rd, 2012 at Kyushu Sangyo University in Fukuoka. This full day of presentations will include panel discussions from a variety of top names in vocabulary acquisition in Japan.

The main event will be two symposium sessions on vocabulary learning and vocabulary assessment, with four presentations followed by a round-table discussion. The morning session will be chaired by Dr. Shigenori Tanaka of Keio University, while the afternoon session will be chaired by Dr. Masamichi Mochizuki of Reitaku University.

During the mid-day break, up-and-coming researchers and teachers will present their work in poster presentations. The poster themes are: vocabulary teaching and learning in practice and ongoing vocabulary empirical research.

For further details see:
http://jaltvocab.weebly.com/symposium.html