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34th Annual JLTANE Conference

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Japanese Language Teachers’ Association of New England
Virtual Conference Hosted by Smith College

The 34th Annual Conference of the Japanese Language Teachers’ Association of New England (JLTANE) will be a virtual conference this year, hosted by Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, on Saturday, June 12, 2021. The conference includes a keynote address by Professor Wako Tawa, Willem Schupf Professor in Asian Languages and Civilizations and director of language study at Amherst College.

Virtual Conference Details

  • Date: Saturday, June 12, 2021
  • Time: 9 a.m.–5 p.m. (Tentative)
  • Abstract Deadline: Sunday, March 21, 11:59 p.m. (EST)
  • Host: Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts

Program Schedule for Saturday, June 12, 2021

 


Zoom Opens
8:30 a.m.

Opening Remarks
8:45–8:55 a.m.
Professor Kimberly Kono, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Smith College
 

Time

Session A

Session B

9–9:30 a.m.

標識を批判的につくりかえたら:言語景観プロジェクト、批判性の違いの分析
Re-making Signs Critically: Analyzing the Linguistic Landscape Projects from Different Critical Perspectives
Yuko Takahashi, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Akiko Hiratsuka, University of Technology Sydney
Yuri Kumagai, Smith College
Emi Otsuji, University of Technology Sydney

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幼少期から考えるSDG’s
SDG’s Thinking from Pre-K
Riisa Wada, Maloney Interdistrict Magnet School (J-LEAP)

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9:30–10 a.m.

ニューノーマル時代の日本語教育:
実践コミュニティとしてのZoom教室
で学習者を「つなぐ」
The “New Normal” in Japanese Education: Connecting Japanese Learners Internationally Between Communities of Practice
Kyoko Takahara, University of California, Berkeley
Fumi Yamakawa Otaru University of Commerce

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留学生と作る紙芝居
Making Kamishibai, Storytelling with Pictures, with Students
Yuriko Kataoka
スリーエイチ日本語学校

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10:15–10:45 a.m.

中上級日本語クラスにおける多文化
コミュニケーションとオンライン協
働学習
Building Global citizenship through Intercultural Communication and Online Collaborative Learning in College Intermediate-Advanced-Level Japanese Classes
Tomoko Graham, Harvard University
Noriko Okubo, Knox English Network, NPO
Sachiko Hiramatsu, Brown University

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パンデミック期におけるリモート学習
から学んだ学習指導法

Let’s Unlearn and Relearn: Takeaway Teaching Guides from Pandemic Remote Learning
Takako Aikawa, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Keynote Speech
11 a.m.–12:15 p.m.

基調講演「日本語教育における原点の再考察」
Revisiting the Starting Points of Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language
Professor Wako Tawa
Willem Schupf Professor in Asian Languages and Civilizations and Director of Language Study, Amherst College

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Lunch Break
12:15–1 p.m.

 

Time

Session A

Session B

1–1:30 p.m.

コネチカットカレッジ日本語303
JPN303: Japanese for the Professions 
の実践報告
Implementation of Japanese 303: Japanese for the Professions at Connecticut College
Hisae Kobayashi, Connecticut College

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SDG’s ゴールを含めた探求型概念教育による国語教育
(継承語教育も含め)
と日本語教育の21世紀的課題:トピ
ックベースの伝統的二次元的教育(事
実とスキル)から三次元的教育(概念
を中心にして事実とスキルを統合、転
移させる)へ
Inquiry-Concept-Based Curriculum and Instruction Including SDG’s goals: From the Traditional Two-Dimensional (Facts and Skills) Model of Topic-Based Curriculum to a Three-Dimensional Design Model (Factual Content and Skills with Disciplinary Concepts)
Kazuo Tsuda, United Nations International School

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1:30–2 p.m.

中級日本語クラスにおける「気づき
」を促す段階的個別音声指導の試み
Pronunciation Homework to Promote Learners’ Self-Awareness/Self-Correction of Pronunciation via Individual Feedback in a Third-Year Upper Intermediate Japanese Course
Mihoko Yagi, Harvard University

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Using Japanese Tea Ceremony Online Curriculum Materials to Teach Culture and Language
Anne Prescott, Five College Center for East Asian Studies
Yuko Eguchi, University of Pittsburgh

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2:15–2:45 p.m.

「 書く」の壁を探る試み:中級日本
語学習者の作文に見る
Searching for the “Obstacles of Writing”: An Analysis of Essays from Students in Intermediate Japanese Classes
Naofumi Tatsumi, Shigeru Eguchi and Miharu Nittono, Columbia University

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オンライン日本語コースにおけるゲー
ミフィケーション実践報告
Benefits of Gamification: How Students Reacted in an Online Japanese Course
Koji Tanno, University of Kentucky

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2:45–3:15 p.m.

「上級日本語のコースでの可能性 −
 外部者による講義を取り入れた授業」
Possibilities in a Post-Advanced Japanese Course—Invited Lectures and How to Implement Them
Kayo Nonaka, New York University

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オンライン教材を取り入れた初級レベ
ルの多読授業の試み
Beginning Level Extensive Reading Class Incorporating Online Materials
Junko Ikeda Schwartzman, Binghamton University

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3:30–4 p.m.

日本語オンラインクラスにおける映画
『聲の形』の使用の活動報告
―Communication, Connection, Critical Thinking
の育成を目指して
Report of Using a Movie, A Silent Voice, to Enhance Communication, Connection, and Critical Thinking Skills in the Online Japanese Language Classroom
Yasuko Shiomi, University of Massachusetts-Amherst

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手塚治虫の怖い話「ここにいる」
-オノマトペアと語り-
A Japanese Scary Folk Tale, “I Am Here”—Onomatopoeia and Storytelling
Keiko Ueda, Wakako Sera, North Carolina State University

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4–4:30 p.m.

エンパワメントプロジェクト:学生の
メンタルヘルス向上を目指す日本語
教授法
デジタルストーリーテリング、ディ
ベート、TED TALK
The Empowerment Project: Japanese Pedagogy for Improving Mental Health Digital Storytelling—Ted Talk
Yuko Kageyama-Hunt and Naomi Asakura, Harvard University

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4:35–4:45 p.m.

Closing Remarks

Atsuko Takahashi, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Smith College

4:50–5:30 p.m.

Happy Hour


Keynote Speaker

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Wako Tawa

Willem Schupf Professor in Asian Languages and Civilizations and Director of Language Study, Amherst College

基調講演「日本語教育における原点の再考察」
Revisiting the Starting Points of Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language

Wako Tawa directs the Japanese language program in the Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations at Amherst College. The program offers a variety of Japanese courses, from beginning to advanced levels. The two main areas of Tawa’s research are writing Japanese grammar from a non-Western grammatical view, and foreign language teaching and learning processes.

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Past Conferences