Saturday, October 31st, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Panel discussion: Kathleen Brown, Kristie Collins, Jo Mynard, and Louise Ohashi
Online: The Zoom link will be posted on the Fukuoka JALT website ( https://fukuokajalt.org) the day before.
This presentation will begin at 18:30.
Preceding this, we will hold our Fukuoka JALT Annual General Meeting, starting at 18:00.
The four panelists introduce their experiences of building careers in tertiary education in Japan. Based on the narratives presented in the recently published volume, "Foreign Female English Teachers in Japanese Higher Education: Narratives from our Quarter (LIfe and Education in Japan)Foreign Female English Teachers in Japanese Higher Education" (Nagatomo, Brown & Cook, 2020), each panelist brings a different perspective to her own unique career path. This is followed by a lively interaction with audience members for discussion and a Q & A.
Panelist Topics: (in speaking order)
Kathleen Brown (EdD) is a Professor in the Institute of Foreign Language Education at Kurume University. Her research interests include needs assessment and program development as well as women's leadership roles in higher education.
Kristie Collins (PhD) is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Foreign Studies at Reitaku University. Her research focuses on the media representation and lived experiences of single women in the US, Japan, and Canada.
Jo Mynard (EdD) is a Professor, Director of the Self Access Learning Center (SALC), and Director of the Research Institute for Learner Autonomy Education (RILAE) at Kanda University of International Studies in Chiba, Japan. She is also the co-founder and Managing Director of Candlin & Mynard ePublishing.
?Louise Ohashi (PhD) is an Associate Professor at Meiji University. Her research interests include use of digital technology in language teaching/learning and learner autonomy. She is currently JALTCALL's publicity officer and JALT2020 Conference Co-chair.
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching (Fukuoka JALT)
Venue: Online: The Zoom link will be posted on the Fukuoka JALT website the day before