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June 20

Posted June 20th, 2010 in Calendar by Mika Hirai

Sunday, June 20

8:00-9:00    Breakfast (SchapiroHall Atrium)


9:00-9:30 “You are not lucky:” Identity Constructions in Stories by a Korean Learner of Japanese

Erica Zimmerman, United States Naval Academy

930-10:00 Teacher vs. Student: The Perspectives on Cognitive Skills in Foreign Language Learning

Ikuko Yoshida, Bennington College


10:10-11:50 Teacher Training in Asian Language Pedagogy

Moderator: Reiko Yamada, Williams College

Discussant: Patricia Wetzel, Portland State University

Teacher Training for High School Teachers: Grammar Instruction

Wako Tawa, Amherst College

Pedagogy of Authentic Spoken Language

Emiko Konomi, Williams College

First Steps to Becoming Effective Language Teachers: An Introduction to the Teacher Training Program at the Middlebury Summer Chinese School

Cecilia Chang, Williams College

11:50-12:00 Closing Remarks

12:00-1:00 Lunch (Paresky Student Center Cafeteria)

12:00-2:00 Board Meeting  (Paresky Student Center Cafeteria)

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June 19

Posted June 19th, 2010 in Calendar by Mika Hirai

Saturday, June 19

11:00-12:30  Registration  (Schapiro Hall Atrium)

Tuttle publishing exhibition

11:30-12:30 Lunch (Paresky Student Center Cafeteria)

12:30 Opening Remarks (Schapiro Hall Room 129)

Kasumi Yamamoto, Associate Professor of Japanese, Williams College

Bill Wagner, Dean of the Faculty, Williams College

The Honorable Masaru Tsuji, Consul General of Japan in Boston


1:00-2:25      中級日本語に関するパネル・ディスカッション(Creative Approaches for

Teaching Intermediate Japanese)

会話プロジェクト:日本語三年生の応用力を促すための足がかり (Conversation Project: an Approach to Helping Third Year Japanese Learners Improve Their Application Skills)

Etsuko Takahashi, Wesleyan University

文末表現の徹底化:事実/意見/感想の述べ方の練習 - 教材「電車男」を使って (Acquiring Effective Sentence Ending Expressions in Intermediate Level Spoken Japanese)

Rieko Wagoner, Trinity College

TVのCMを中級日本語に取り入れる一案 (Effective Use of TV Commercial in Intermediate Level Japanese

Kazuko Ozawa, Wellesley College

中級日本語に関する問題点の提起と解決策(The Challenges of  Teaching Intermediate Japanese and Possible Solutions)

Mariko Henstock, Boston University


2:25 -2:55 教室の枠を超えた文章表現活動の試み —POP作成の実践報告—( Creative Writing Beyond the Classroom: a Report on the POP Project)

Fumi Yamakawa, Waseda University

2:55-3:25 リスニング・スピーキング能力練習の為の一案−オンライン録音プログラム導入の試み− (An Attempt to Improve Listening and Speaking Skills- Use of Online Recording Programs in Curriculum -)

Hiroyo Nishimura, Yale University

Mari Stever, Yale University

3:25-3:45   Coffee Break

3:45-4:15 日本語学習者の教室外言語活動の実践例 (An Application Exercise for Japanese Learners beyond the Classroom — Conducting Surveys in Japanese with Native Speakers in Tokyo –)

Hisae Kobayashi, Connecticut College

4:15-4:45 読解アシスタントー上級学習者教材作成ツール (Dokkai Assistant: A New Tool for Learning and Teaching Advanced Reading Materials)

Yoshimi Nagaya, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


4:50-5:40 What Do Grammar and Technology Have in Common?

Dr. Patricia Wetzel, Portland State University


6:00-7:00    An Evening with Marimba by Fumito Nunoya  (Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall)

7:30-9:30 Banquet (Faculty House Alumni Center)