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The 16th NEAR Language Education Conference (Co-Sponsored with Niigata Chapter)

     The 16th Annual NEAR Language Education Conference  (face-to-face)   Theme:  Creating and Sharing in the Language Teaching Context Date:  June 29 . 2024 (Sat.) Venue: NUIS (Niigata Univ. of International & Information Studies) Furumachi Campus in Niigata City   URL: com/ conference     JALT Ibaraki is co-sponsoring the 16th NEAR Conference held by JALT Niigata. Professor James Morris is representing our chapter.  Chapter Presenter:   James Morris Presentation Title:   Digital Tools and Japanese Language Learning:  Present and Future Abstract: To be announced Bio-data: To be announced Plenary Speaker: Marc Helgesen Marc is professor emeritus at Miyagi Gakuin and a prolific author with over 200 articles, books, and textbooks to his name. His notable works include “English Teaching and the Science of Happiness” published by ABAX and the “English Firsthand” series by Pearson. Marc will speak to us about “Happiness 3.0,” focusing on in