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JALT Nstional Conference

 

 

Thursday
Jul312014

Call (deadline 9/20) for TechDay +Plus 2014 mini-conference at Otemae University (Itami campus) on Sun. Oct. 5

TechDay +Plus 2014 mini-conference at Otemae University (Itami campus) - co-sponsored by Osaka and Kobe JALT

Date and Time: Sunday, 5 October 2014 - 9:00am - 4:30pm
Speakers: TBA

The deadline for submissions is September 20 via http://tinyurl.com/TDPsub.

Tech Day Plus is one of our best-loved events of the year. Our goal is to share ideas on a wide range of topics, both tech-related and non-tech alike. Our "Tech" presentations will be in fully equipped computer labs, while our "Plus" (non-tech) presentations will be in regular classrooms.

This year's Tech Day Plus will again be held at Otemae University's Itami campus, co-sponsored by Osaka and Kobe Chapters of JALT.

Presentations can be in English, Japanese, or any language you like. Teachers and students of all kinds are welcome and encouraged to submit proposals for any kind of presentation including group presentations, workshops, posters, round-table discussions, you name it. Space and time permitting, we'll do our best to fit you in.

The deadline for submissions is September 20 via http://tinyurl.com/TDPsub.

Otemae University's Itami campus is just 75 meters from Inano station on the Hankyu line or 5 minutes walk from JR Inadera station on the Takarazuka line.

5:00 - 7:00 pm: dinner party at a nearby restaurant for those interested.

Photos and details of past years' Tech Day Plus events can be found at http://tdp.osakajalt.org/ .

Location: 
Otemae University - Itami campus, very near Hankyu Inano and JR Inadera stations
Fee for JALT members: 
1000 yen (500 yen for K-12 teachers and those 65+, free for students)
Fee for one-day members: 
2,000 yen (1,000 yen for K-12 teachers and those 65+, 500 yen for students)
Saturday
Jun212014

Summer Seminar 2014 at Kansai University of International Studies (Amagasaki campus)

Summer Seminar 2014 at Kansai University of International Studies (Amagasaki campus)

 

Date and Time: Saturday, 5 July 2014 - 9:30am - 5:30pm

Speakers: Matthew Apple, Toru Nakahara, Matthew Cook, and many more

This is an annual one-day mini-conference which aims to share ideas on a wide range of topics on language teaching and learning, hosted by the Research Institute for Communication and the Department of English Education of Kansai University of International Studies (KUIS). This year's co-sponsors include Osaka JALT, Kobe JALT, Nara JALT, JALT CUE SIG, JALT Jr/Sr High School SIG, Oxford Publishing, and Cengage Learning.

Invited speakers are 1) Matthew Apple of Ritsumeikan University who will talk about the recently published book on language learning motivation in Japan, 2) Toru Nakahara, Superintendent of Osaka City Board of Education, and 3) Matthew Cook, Sr. Manager at Osaka City Board of Education. Nakahara and Cook will explain reforms in Osaka's English language education.

KUIS Amagasaki campus is on the north side of JR (Japan Railroad) Amagasaki station, about a 5-minute walk from the station.

Location: Kansai University of International Studies - Amagasaki campus
Fee for JALT members: Free
Fee for one-day members: Free