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[Canceled]: The 22nd Japan Language Testing Association Annual Conference (JLTA2018)
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9/8/2018 to 9/9/2018
When: Saturday, September 8, 2018
Where: Hokkai-Gakuen University, Toyohira Campus (D20, 7th Building)
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September 6, 2018 Update:

We have decided to cancel the 22nd Annual Conference of the Japan Language Testing Association scheduled to be held at Hokkai-Gakuen University in Sapporo from September 8th to 9th, 2018 due to the earthquake that hit Hokkaido early in the morning of September 6th. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause on your part, but we hope you will understand the difficult circumstances we are working under. We will keep you posted on further updates on this site. In the meantime, we express our deepest condolences to those in the affected area, and pray for speedy recovery.

Yoshinori Watanabe
President, the Japan Language Testing Association 





Conference website:
http://jlta2016.sakura.ne.jp/?page_id=18
Day 1: Saturday, September 8, 2018
Workshop (Conducted in Japanese)
“Bayesian Statistics and its Application to Foreign Language Education Study”
Lecturer: Kunihiro KUSANAGI (Hiroshima University)
at Hokkai-Gakuen University, Toyohira Campus (D31, 3rd floor, 7th building)

Day 2: Sunday, September 9, 2018
8:20-    Registration (Hallway, 3rd floor, 7th building)
Conference Attendance Fee: JLTA Members & JALT TEVAL SIG Members:
1,000 yen; Non-members: 3,000 yen; Graduate students: 1,000 yen;
Undergraduate students: 0 yen

9:00-9:15 Opening Ceremony (D30, 3rd floor, 7th building)
Coordinator: Tomoko FUJITA (St. Andrew’s University)
Greetings: Yoshinori WATANABE (JLTA President; Sophia University)

10:45-12:00      Keynote Speech  (D30, 3rd floor, 7th building)
Title: An Ethics-based Approach to the Evaluation of Language Assessments
Lecturer: Antony John KUNNAN (University of Macau)

15:40-17:10       Symposium   (D30, 3rd floor, 7th building)

Theme: Evaluating Fairness and Justice of University Entrance English
Examinations in Japan
Coordinator: Hidetoshi SAITO (Ibaraki University)
Panelist 1: Hidetoshi SAITO (Ibaraki University)
Panelist 2: Yo IN’NAMI (Chuo University)
Panelist 3: Yasuyo SAWAKI (Waseda University)
Discussant: Antony John KUNNAN (University of Macau)

17:20-17:40       Closing Ceremony & JLTA Best Paper Award Ceremony
(D30, 3rd floor, 7th building)
Best Paper Award Recipient: Paul WICKING (Meijo University)

Additionally, there will be 21 research and assessment practice
presentations (16 in English and 5  in Japanese) and 6 company
exhibits.

 

 

 

 

 


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