6th Annual Vocabulary Symposium 2017
Presented by JALT Vocabulary SIG
Date: September 9th, 2017
Location: Osaka Jogakuin University & Junior College
Osaka Jogakuin University and Junior College, 2nd Floor
〒540-0004 Osaka-fu, Osaka-shi, Chuo-ku, Tamatsukuri 2-26-54
9:00 to 9:50 Registration
10:00 to 12:30 Symposium One: Vocabulary and Corpus Linguistics
12:40 to 2:00 Lunch and Poster Session
2:00 to 4:30 Symposium Two: Vocabulary Learning and Instruction
4:40 to 5:20 Break out discussion session
6:00 to 10:00 Dinner and Drinks
In addition to the invited speakers, vetted poster presentations will also be included at the symposium with the themes of Tested vocabulary teaching and learning strategies and Ongoing vocabulary empirical research. The poster session will run throughout the extended lunch break in the common rest area. In previous events, we have found that this format encourages more interaction and lively discussion about the poster presentations.
Info on Dinner:
Lunch is included in the conference fee and is provided for all attendees.
A course dinner with nomihodai (all-you-can-drink) is 3000 yen, starting at 6 p.m.
The Dinner will be at Yataiya (や台や), an izakaya close to both the university and Tamatsukuri JR station:
Two Symposia of four speakers and one discussant along with poster presentations of Vocabulary SIG members during lunch.
Symposium: 2 hours: 20 minutes per speaker (x4), 20 minutes discussant, 20 minutes group discussion
Symposium Committee members:
Program Director: Jeffrey Stewart
Site Coordinators: Stuart McLean
Treasurer: Phil Bennett
Review and Organization: Aaron Gibson, Mark Howarth, Raymond Stubbe