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Aug312017

2017 Vocab SIG Symposium: Learning/Cognition and Corpus Linguistics

Organized and sponsored by Vocab SIG and co-sponsored by Osaka JALT

Event Theme: Vocabulary learning/cognition and corpus linguistics

Saturday, 9 September 2017 - 9:00am to 9:00pm

Event Speakers:
David Beglar, Jenifer Larson-Hall, Robert Nelson, Yu Kanazawa, Phil Bennett, Laurence Anthony, Dale Brown, Paul Lyddon, Rick Romanko, and Atsushi Mizumoto

Registration opens at 9:00, with the symposium starting from 10:00

10:00 to 12:00  Symposium One: Vocabulary and Corpus Linguistics
12:30 to 2:00    Lunch and Poster Session
2:15 to 4:15      Symposium Two: Vocabulary Learning and Instruction
5:00 to 10:00    Dinner and Drinks

In addition to the invited speakers, vetted poster presentations will also be included at the symposium with the themes of Tested vocabulary teaching and learning strategies and Ongoing vocabulary empirical research. The poster session will run throughout the extended lunch break in the common rest area. In previous events, we have found that this format encourages more interaction and lively discussion about the poster presentations.

Format:
Two Symposia of four speakers and one discussant along with poster presentations of Vocabulary SIG members during lunch.
Symposium:  2 hours: 20 minutes per speaker (x4), 20 minutes discussant, 20 minutes group discussion

Symposium Committee members:
Program Director: Jeffrey Stewart 
Site Coordinators: Stuart McLean
Treasurer: Phil Bennett
Review and Organization: Aaron Gibson, Mark Howarth, Raymond Stubbe

Location:
Osaka Jogakuin University,
2 Chome-26-54 Tamatsukuri
Chuo-ku
Osaka
, Osaka
540-0004
Japan

Cost:
JALT Members: 1000 yen
Non-members: 1500 yen, 500 yen for students (full-time graduate and undergraduate students not working full-time)

RSVP for the event and dinner party afterwards with nomihoudai course at Yataiya や台や, an izakaya near OJU and Tamatsukuri station.

For more information about this event, please see the Vocab SIG Symposium webpage.

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