May 16, 2018

Ibaraki Chapter June Meeting in Mito


Ibaraki Chapter June Meeting
Presentations
    Morning 10:00 – 12:00
1.The brain’s many different memory processes: applications to language teaching.
By Assistant Professor Bruno Jactat,
University of Tsukuba (CEGLOC-centre)
Bruno currently teaches French but has used auditory processing devices for training children, teenagers and adults in different languages. In this workshop he will give an overview of the brain’s various memory functions and let you experience firsthand how this can empower further learning in your classes.

Afternoon 14:00 – 16:00
2. Language-in-Education Policy in Nepal: Status and Challenges
By Researcher Manita Karki, School of Education, Kathmandu University, Nepal.

 This presentation provides a brief picture of language policy and planning in Nepal especially English language education in particular. Further, it highlights some critical comments, and key challenges to language planning in Nepal.

3. Business Meeting (16:20~17:00)

Date: Saturday, June 16th, 2018, 10:00 – 17:00 (doors open: 09:00)
Venue: Ibaraki University, Kyoutsu-Kyoikku Bldg. No.2 
           (Meeting Room #11 (1st floor)) 
            Bunkyo 2-1-1, Mito-city

Doors open at 9:30. No Pre-registration necessary!
JALT Members: Free Non-members: 500 yen

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 further information for future events are available on the chapter website. http://ibarakijalt.blogspot.jp/

Support the Chapter Book Fair! Donate no-longer-needed educational materials – Get used ones for 50 yen.

February 7, 2018

Ibaraki JALT March All-day Meeting

Presentations:

Morning 10:00 – 12:00
1. Teaching Writing: Why and how can we include grammar and culture (context)?
By Nivedita Kumari, Assistant Professor, University of Tsukuba (CEGLOC-centre)

Kumari has taught EFL Japanese learners for four years and has been interested in research related to cross-cultural studies on pragmatics. With a background and PhD in linguistics, she intends to apply the theories of linguistics to classroom teaching.

Afternoon 14:00 – 16:00
2. Educational development in Nepal
By Pramila Neupane, Assistant Professor, University of Tsukuba (CEGLOC-centre)

With a Ph.D. in International Studies and a Master’s degree in English Language Education, her current research focuses on socioeconomic issues in education in developing countries. Also being interested in student motivation, she will talk about educational development issues in Nepal in the changing political situation and share her research on student’s motivation in learning English.

3. Business Meeting (16:20~17:00)

Date: Sunday, March 11th, 2018, 9:30 – 17:00
Venue: 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 meetings are open to all interested in learning and teaching languages. Abstracts for the presentations and access information for the venue, as well further information for future events are available on the chapter website. http://ibarakijalt.blogspot.jp/


Support the Chapter Book Fair! Donate no-longer-needed educational materials – Get used ones for 50 yen.