Sessions / SIG AGM

TBL SIG Annual General Meeting #840


Mon, Nov 16, 16:00-16:45 JST | Zoom 3

This is the Annual General Meeting of the TBL SIG AGM. The main aim of the SIG is to help bridge the gap between task-based language teaching theory and practice, especially as it relates to Japan and Asia. At the AGM, we will report on and discuss SIG activities and publications. We welcome present members, as well as anyone who might be interesting in becoming involved with the SIG in the future.

Literature in Language Teaching AGM #842


Mon, Nov 16, 18:45-19:30 JST | Zoom 2

The Literature in Language Teaching SIG welcomes all current and potential members to the SIG AGM.

Teacher Development SIG Annual General Meeting #827


Tue, Nov 17, 17:00-17:45 JST | Zoom 3

In this annual general meeting, members of the Teacher Development (TD) SIG will report on the recent activities of the group. Officers will share information and news about the SIG’s events, membership, publications, and other related matters. As well as discussing previous work, ideas about the SIG’s future will be shared, and the results of this year’s officer elections will be announced. Current and potential SIG members are encouraged to come along to this session.

GALE SIG Annual General Meeting #835


Tue, Nov 17, 19:15-20:00 JST | Zoom 4

This is the Annual General Meeting of the Gender Awareness in Language Education (GALE) SIG. All members and prospective members interested in gender issues and awareness are welcome!

GILE SIG Annual General Meeting #838


Wed, Nov 18, 16:30-17:15 JST | Zoom 3

This is the annual general meeting for the Global Issues in Language Education SIG. We will give an update of what has happened over the last year and hold elections to fill officer positions. Come join us if you are already a member or thinking of joining. New ideas and perspectives are always welcome!

MW SIG Annual General Meeting #836


Wed, Nov 18, 20:45-21:30 JST | Zoom 3

This is the Materials Writers SIG’s Annual General Meeting. We will report on the 2019-2020 year and talk about plans for the upcoming year.

Pragmatics SIG Annual General Meeting #830


Thu, Nov 19, 17:15-18:00 JST | Zoom 3

Pragmatics SIG holds elections and provides reports to members.

Business Communication SIG AGM #829


Thu, Nov 19, 18:15-19:00 JST | Zoom 2

The Business Communication SIG will provide membership, treasury, program and publication reports and hold an election for officer roles. This is a period of transition for the SIG, but we have built a stable platform and legacy from which to take the SIG forward, so please come along to listen, offer your opinions and help to create a new vision for the future!

ICLE SIG Annual General Meeting #834


Thu, Nov 19, 19:15-20:00 JST | Zoom 4

This is the Intercultural Communication in Language Education (ICLE) SIG’s annual general meeting. We aim to promote discussion about various approaches to teaching intercultural communication in a foreign language classroom. At this meeting, we will report on our ongoing activities and discuss plans for future activities and publications. Members and anyone interested in joining our SIG in whatever capacity is warmly invited to attend. Don’t miss the opportunity to become part of our intercultural team!

Performance in Education (PIE) SIG AGM #832


Fri, Nov 20, 19:30-20:15 JST | Zoom 6

This is the annual general meeting for the JALT Performance in Education (PIE) SIG. In this meeting we will report on SIG related events that took place in the past year, announce the results of our online elections, discuss future events, introduce SIG publications, and carry out other necessary business involving SIG officers and membership. All interested people are warmly invited to attend.

Learner Development SIG Annual General Meeting #833


Fri, Nov 20, 20:00-20:45 JST | Zoom 5

This is going to be the AGM of Learner Development SIG in 2020. At the AGM, we will look through the 2020 Learner Development SIG Committee Review, and treasurer’s report for 2019-2020 and draft budget for 2021. Also, we will discuss and plan our SIG activities for 2021.

JSL SIG Annual General Meeting #826


Sat, Nov 21, 12:50-13:35 JST | Zoom 26

In this meeting, we will look back on our previous activities, discuss plans for future Japanese as a Second Language (JSL) SIG activities, publications, and elect officers for 2021. SIG members and interested people are encouraged to join.

Megumi Kawate-Mierzejewska /

College and University Educators SIG AGM #837


Sat, Nov 21, 12:50-13:35 JST | Zoom 27

This is the Annual General Meeting at which we present reports, introduce new officers, and discuss future plans.

JALT Program Chairs Meeting #839


Sat, Nov 21, 17:55-18:40 JST | Zoom 20

Program Chairs Meeting

OLE SIG Annual General Meeting #828


Sun, Nov 22, 09:30-10:15 JST | Zoom 23

Annual General Meeting of the OLE-SIG. Annual report of the coordinator, elections of the officers, and discussions on the plans for the next year. Please join the AGM if you want to get more involved with the SIG.

TYL SIG Annual General Meeting #831


Sun, Nov 22, 11:20-12:05 JST | Zoom 18

This will be the annual general meeting for Teaching Younger Learners (TYL) SIG.

Testing and Evaluation SIG Annual General Meeting #841


Sun, Nov 22, 11:20-12:05 JST | Zoom 23

Following brief reports on SIG activities and finances for the current year and selection of next year's officers, discussion will turn to what kinds of events, presentations, or published articles would most interest current or potential members. TEVAL is interested in both traditional and alternative approaches to learner evaluation and is interested in hearing what aspects of classroom and institutional assessment are most relevant to practicing teachers. All interested professionals are invited to attend.

Jim Sick / Nathaniel Carney /