EASC/OATJ Virtual Fall Meeting 2022

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November 12, 2022
12:00PM - 2:00PM
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Add to Calendar 2022-11-12 12:00:00 2022-11-12 14:00:00 EASC/OATJ Virtual Fall Meeting 2022 Presented by the Ohio Association of Teachers of Japanese (OATJ):   OATJ Fall Meeting Magara Maeda University of Wisconsin River Falls Date/Time: 12:00pm - 2:00 pm (ET), Saturday, November 12, 2022 Venue: online via zoom Registration/Zoom meeting details: Registration Link OATJ Website: Link   The workshop is free of charge, but current AATJ/OATJ membership is required. Please renew your 2022 membership at http://www.aatj.org/membership, if you have not done so yet, or contact OATJ to become an OATJ member.  The deadline for registration is November 8, 2022. ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ Proficiency-Based Design: How to Build Assessments and Activities Fostering the Three Modes of Communication Students understand grammar, do their homework, and score well on grammar-based tests, but does this really mean that students are developing proficiency? This workshop aims to develop an understanding of proficiency-oriented instruction. Strategies to develop/re-design learning tasks and assessments fostering the three modes of communication (Interpretive, Interpersonal, and Presentational) through a university-level sample unit of instruction will be discussed. Applying the principles of backward design, participants will learn how to plan meaningful learning experiences in the target language. The workshop is conducted in Japanese. Presenter: Magara Maeda, Distinguished Lecturer in Japanese at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, is a recipient of the 2020 AATJ Teacher Award, and currently serves as president of the Wisconsin Association of Teachers of Japanese. Bio: Magara Maeda is from Kagoshima, Japan and currently a Japanese instructor in the Modern Language Department at UW River Falls. She teaches beginning and intermediate level Japanese courses, utilizing proficiency-oriented instruction. Magara has been teaching Japanese as a foreign language at the university level both in Japan and the U.S. She has also worked in Australia as an Japanese language specialist and was involved in their Japanese language teacher education program. Magara Maeda received the Compass Award 2008-2009 from UW River Falls. Along with her colleague, she has recently published the textbook, Advanced Japanese: Communication in Content (London: Routledge, 2010). Co-sponsors: This event is presented by the Ohio Association of Teachers of Japanese (OATJ) and sponsored in part by the Japan Foundation, the East Asian Studies Center, and a U.S. Department of Education Title VI grant to the East Asian Studies Center at The Ohio State University.       Online (Registration Required) East Asian Studies Center easc@osu.edu America/New_York public
Presented by the Ohio Association of Teachers of Japanese (OATJ):
 

OATJ Fall Meeting

Magara Maeda
University of Wisconsin River Falls

Date/Time: 12:00pm - 2:00 pm (ET), Saturday, November 12, 2022

Venue: online via zoom
Registration/Zoom meeting details: Registration Link
OATJ Website: Link
 

The workshop is free of charge, but current AATJ/OATJ membership is required. Please renew your 2022 membership at http://www.aatj.org/membership, if you have not done so yet, or contact OATJ to become an OATJ member. 

The deadline for registration is November 8, 2022.

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Proficiency-Based Design: How to Build Assessments and Activities Fostering the Three Modes of Communication

Students understand grammar, do their homework, and score well on grammar-based tests, but does this really mean that students are developing proficiency? This workshop aims to develop an understanding of proficiency-oriented instruction. Strategies to develop/re-design learning tasks and assessments fostering the three modes of communication (Interpretive, Interpersonal, and Presentational) through a university-level sample unit of instruction will be discussed. Applying the principles of backward design, participants will learn how to plan meaningful learning experiences in the target language. The workshop is conducted in Japanese.

Presenter: Magara Maeda, Distinguished Lecturer in Japanese at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, is a recipient of the 2020 AATJ Teacher Award, and currently serves as president of the Wisconsin Association of Teachers of Japanese.

Bio: Magara Maeda is from Kagoshima, Japan and currently a Japanese instructor in the Modern Language Department at UW River Falls. She teaches beginning and intermediate level Japanese courses, utilizing proficiency-oriented instruction. Magara has been teaching Japanese as a foreign language at the university level both in Japan and the U.S. She has also worked in Australia as an Japanese language specialist and was involved in their Japanese language teacher education program. Magara Maeda received the Compass Award 2008-2009 from UW River Falls. Along with her colleague, she has recently published the textbook, Advanced Japanese: Communication in Content (London: Routledge, 2010).

Co-sponsors: This event is presented by the Ohio Association of Teachers of Japanese (OATJ) and sponsored in part by the Japan Foundation, the East Asian Studies Center, and a U.S. Department of Education Title VI grant to the East Asian Studies Center at The Ohio State University.