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Saturday, June 19
11:00~ 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

Individual Papers
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

4:45-5:45 Special Lecture

“What do grammar and technology have in common?”
Dr. Patricia Wetzel, Professor of Japanese at Portland State University

6:00-7:00 Special Event (Brooks-Rogers Hall)

An Evening with Marimba by Fumito Nunoya

7:30-9:00 Banquet (Faculty House Alumni Center)
Sunday, June 20
8:00-9:00 Breakfast (Schapiro Hall Atrium)
Individual Papers
9:00-9:30 “You are not lucky:” Identity Constructions in Stories by a Korean Learner of Japanese 

Erica Zimmerman, United States Naval Academy

9:30-10:00 Teacher vs. Student: The Perspectives on Cognitive Skills in Foreign Language Learning 

Ikuko Yoshida, Bennington College

Special Round Table Discussion: 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 (over lunch at Paresky Student Center Cafeteria)