Distinguished Lecturer Series
Upcoming Seminars in Spring 2019
Instructed Second Language Acquisition
Dr. Roy Lyster, The Professor of Emeritus (McGill University, Canada)
Culture in the Language Classroom: Towards an Intercultural Pedagogy for Teaching English as a Foreign Language/World Language
Dr. Jonathan Newton (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand)
Optimizing Second Language Practice in the Classroom: Applying Insights from Cognitive/Educational Psychology to Second Language Learning
Dr. Yuichi Suzuki (Kanagawa University, Japan)
About the Distinguished Lecturer Series
Nine times a year, the Distinguished Lecturer Series brings internationally recognized TESOL and Applied Linguistics scholars to TUJ for intensive weekend seminars. Each seminar can be taken for elective credit for the master's and doctoral degrees.
The first three hours of each seminar (Saturday session from 14:00 to 17:00) are free and open to the general public. Alumni of TUJ's Graduate College of Education are welcome to attend the entire weekend without charge; the weekend auditing fee for others is ¥13,000. Registrants will be charged the amount of a credit-course (Tokyo: 87,550 yen Osaka: 84,200 yen).
How to Attend
Please sign up with the Seminar Sign-up Form below. Select the seminar you wish to attend from the drop-down list in the form.
- For current TUJ students & guests:
If you wish to audit the whole weekend, please indicate that on the form, and pay your auditing fee (¥13,000) before the second session starts on Saturday at 18:00. We only accept the cash payment.
- For TUJ Alumni:
If you are alumni of TUJ's Graduate College of Education, you may attend the entire seminar for free of charge.
Attention: Depending on the number of attendees, door might be closed at 14:00.