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Ibaraki Chapter December Meeting

  1. Presentation (14:00~15:00) Note-taking methods for academic and professional purposes by Jeroen Bode , University of Tsukuba 2.   15:10 – 16:00 Impressions on:  JALT International (Tsukuba) 3.   Business Meeting (16:20~17:00) Date: Sunday, December 10 th , 2017, 14:00~17:00 Venue: Ibaraki University Address:  (Classroom # 25, 2F “ Kyotsu-Kyoiku-To ”, 2nd Bldg)                   Bunkyo 2-1-1, Mito-shi Access: Access in Eng: Doors open at 13:00. No Pre-registration necessary! JALT Members : Free; Non-members : 500 yen …and afterwards join us for the Chapter Year-end Party Starts at 17:30 at Coji Coji! (Don't forget to bring an inexpensive gift for the Xmas Exchange.) JALT Ibaraki chapter meetings are open to all interested in learning and teaching languages. Abstracts for the presentations and access information for the venue, as well as further information for

First CEGLOC Conference at University of Tsukuba (Dec. 9, 2017)

The First CEGLOC (Center for Education of Global Communication) Conference Theme: Active Learning and Oral Communication Date: December 9th, 2017 Venue: University of Tsukuba     CEGLOC Center for Education of Global Communication     4th Floor, Tennodai 1-1-1, Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Pref. First CEGLOC Conference will be held at University of Tsukuba on December 9, 2017.  JALT Ibaraki Chapter is one of the co-sponsors and the admission is free.   For more information, please go to the conference website:  .  You can click "Timetable with room number and map (PDF)" which is the poster of the conference. Also, go to:  to check how to reach the conference venue.

Ibaraki Chapter October 2017 Meeting

Ibaraki Chapter October Meeting Date and Time:  Saturday, October 21st, 2017, 14:00 - 16:00 Venue:  Tsukuba Gakuin University (Meeting Room 2), Azuma 3-1, Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki-ken  1. Afternoon Program (14:00 - 16:00) Title:  Strategic competence: What is it, how to teach it, and how to assess it      Presenter:  Javier Salzar, University of Tsukuba       Javier has over 10 years of experience teaching English in Japan throughout all education levels (kindergarten to graduate level), and his teaching approach is centered around learner’s development. His research interests include: self regulated learning, active learning, strategic competence development, gamification and the use of humor in the classroom. 2.      Business Meeting (not this time) Saturday, October 21 , 2017, 14:00~16:00 Tsukuba Gakuin University (Meeting Room 2) Azuma 3-1, Tsukuba-shi Doors open at 13:30. No Pre-registration necessary! JALT Members: Free  Non-members: 500 yen JALT Ibaraki chapter meetings are open t

Ibaraki Chapter June Meeting

Ibaraki Chapter June Meeting Date and Time:    Saturday, 24 June 2017 -  2:00pm  -  5:00pm Speaker:   Roxana Sandu, University of Tsukuba Venue : Tsukuba Gakuin University (Meeting Room 2)            Azuma 3-1 Tsukuba-shi 1. Featured Presentation (14:00 - 16:00) Title: Educate for the future: Fostering 21st Century Skills in the English Language Classroom By: Roxana Sandu, University of Tsukuba 2. Business Meeting (16:20 - 17:00) Presentation Summary: Living in an increasingly globalized and digitized world, students nowadays should be educated in order to meet the expectations of tomorrow’s job market. Therefore, education, including foreign language education, should prepare students for the unpredictable future that lies ahead of them. The purpose of this talk is threefold. The first is to introduce some of the frameworks for 21st century skills, while focusing on the importance of teaching not only the 4Cs (communication, critical thinking, collaboration and creativity) of 21st Cen

Ibaraki Chapter March 2017 Meeting

The Japan Association for Language Teaching -JALT-  Ibaraki Chapter March Meeting  Presentations: Morning 1. “Keep your powder dry: A prepper’s guide to academic professional development” (10:00~12:00) by Michael Parrish,  - JALT National Job Information Centre (JIC) co-coordinator,  - Assistant professor at Kwansei Gakuin University Afternoon 2. “Dark side of Language Teaching” (14:00~14:35)  by Martin Pauly, Professor Emeritus Tsukuba University of Technology 3. “Building a publishing pipeline for academic success” (14:45~16:15) by Richard Miller,  - JALT National Job Information Centre (JIC) co-coordinator - Associate professor in business administration at Kobe Gakuin University 4. Business Meeting (16:30~17:00) Saturday, March 25th, 2017, 9:30~17:00 Click on the link below for an access map. Tsukuba Gakuin University (Meeting Room 2) Azuma 3-1 Tsukuba-shi Doors open at 9:30. No Pre-registration necessary! JALT Members: Free  Non-members: 500 yen JALT Ibaraki chapter m