Melodie Cook

University of Niigata Prefecture


I am a full-time tenured Professor at UNP in Niigata. I am also the Director of Membership for JALT. I am happy to be associated with this committee -- doing workshops has helped me with my own professional development.


Non-Teaching Area JALT Membership Chairs Meeting more

Sat, Nov 13, 18:00-19:00 Asia/Tokyo

This is a meeting of JALT membership chairs to discuss issues, catch up, etc.

Melodie Cook

Non-Teaching Area Reflective Dialogue to Promote Professional Well-Being more

Sun, Nov 14, 12:45-14:15 Asia/Tokyo

The JALT Mentoring & Orientation Committee will hold one-on-one sessions for JALT members registered for JALT International 2021. The 90-minute workshop focuses on enhancing the participants’ professional well-being through the approach of reflective dialogue. The participants will receive a pre-workshop introduction on how to conduct reflective dialogue by watching an introduction video and will be paired up with a partner in the workshop to practice reflective dialogue by having an actual session online.

Satoko Kato Alessandro Grimaldi Grant Osterman Melodie Cook Dawn Lucovich (ルコヴィッチ ドーン) Colin Mitchell Kathleen Brown

Non-Teaching Area Zoom for Professional Development (ZPD) more

Sat, Nov 13, 14:45-15:45 Asia/Tokyo

Limited to the first 100 people. The ZPD is an informal space to meet, discuss, network, and collaborate in themed breakout rooms (some facilitated), including: New and Prospective Members, First-time Conference Attendees, Online Teaching, Eikaiwa/ALTs, Young Learners, Publishing, Research, Graduate Students, and more. 先着100名様限定 プロフェッショナル・ディベロップメントのためのZoomミーティング(ZDP) は、テーマ別のブレイクアウトルームにて、意見を交わし、共有し、協力するためのインフォーマルな空間です(一部進行役付き)。テーマは、新入会員・入会希望者、初めて大会に参加する方、オンライン教育、英会話・ALT、若年の学習者、出版、研究、 大学院生などです。

Dawn Lucovich (ルコヴィッチ ドーン) Bill Pellowe Melodie Cook

Non-Teaching Area Board of Directors Meet and Greet more

Sat, Nov 13, 12:05-13:05 Asia/Tokyo

What does the board of directors (BoD) do? Who is on the 2021-2022 BoD? How does a member become a director? This informal interactive session will be attended by the current board of directors who will briefly introduce themselves and what they do. The floor will then be open for questions and discussion about the BoD, its members, and their work. Come ready to interact and converse!

Dawn Lucovich (ルコヴィッチ ドーン) Wayne Malcolm Bill Pellowe Robert Chartrand Michael Mielke Melodie Cook