Sessions / Location Name: Room 26

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Performance in Education SIG Forum #2314

Sat, Nov 13, 10:45-12:15 Asia/Tokyo | LOCATION: Room 26

The performance in education (PIE) SIG forum will feature a series of mini presentations and performances with a number of PIE practitioners who are enthusiastic about bringing performative elements into their language classrooms. The forum will focus on the reflections of performance assisted learning (PAL) activities that were carried out during the pandemic and new perspectives towards the next academic year. The presenters are looking forward to seeing you in this informative and entertaining forum!

Looking Back, Thinking Forward: Literature in Language Teaching #2287

Sat, Nov 13, 13:25-14:55 Asia/Tokyo | LOCATION: Room 26

This forum includes presentations on the use of literature and creative writing in the classroom. The presenters will reflect on the benefits literature had for students and teachers during the 2020 academic year, and they will discuss new and innovative practices for reading and sharing stories across borders. Audience members will be invited to discuss these ideas and ask questions. Please join for a lively exchange of ideas.

JSL SIG Forum #2394

Sat, Nov 13, 15:25-16:25 Asia/Tokyo | LOCATION: Room 26

In this forum, two of the JSL SIG members will speak about the ongoing issues surrounding the radical decrement in the number of foreign or exchange students to their institutions and Japan at large. They will also share the ways in which their Japanese programs have given the flexibility to classroom management and curriculum development. This forum ends with an invitation to an open discussion with the audience.

JSL SIG Annual General Meeting #2393

Sat, Nov 13, 18:00-18:45 Asia/Tokyo | LOCATION: Room 26

The Japanese as a Second Language (JSL) SIG welcomes all current and prospective members to this annual general meeting (AGM). We will report on our activities, membership, publications, and the results of this year's officer elections. We will also share and discuss ideas for event plans.

GILE SIG Forum #2335

Sun, Nov 14, 10:45-12:15 Asia/Tokyo | LOCATION: Room 26

For the 15th successive year, the global issues SIG forum will be an idea-sharing session open to all interested people. This well-received session linked to global issues and international understanding will feature classroom teachers’ mini-reports and innovative ideas on teaching activities, materials writing, and curriculum design. Handouts, lesson plans, and teaching resources will be available to peruse and take home. Come join this unique session! Learn the latest teaching approaches and share your own ideas.

Perspectives on Accessible Language Learning in the Post-pandemic Classroom #2290

Sun, Nov 14, 12:45-14:15 Asia/Tokyo | LOCATION: Room 26

The move to online learning forced teachers to reconsider their pedagogies and how to provide equal educational opportunities for all learners. The virtual classroom created both challenges and opportunities for accommodating diverse needs. This forum provides a platform for discussions regarding accessible language learning in the post-pandemic classroom. Topics include special needs, learner diversity, universal design, and accessible LMS pedagogies. The goal is to raise awareness of learning differences and build an accessibility support network.

Vocabulary SIG Forum and Annual General Meeting #2392

Sun, Nov 14, 14:45-16:15 Asia/Tokyo | LOCATION: Room 26

This is an information session for the Vocabulary SIG and Annual General Meeting. The Vocabulary SIG provides a forum for focused research and discussion in regard to vocabulary acquisition. We offer both teachers and researchers a place to connect regarding how learners improve vocabulary knowledge, how to test their knowledge, and how these theoretical aspects connect to classroom practice.