[GFD Time to TALK] Wellbeing in the Classroom: Takeaways from the JALT 2023 Conference

January 16, 2024


Type Lecture
Intended for Enrolled students / International students / University students / Academic and Administrative Staff
Date(s) January 24, 2024 12:15 — 13:00
Location Online
Capacity 100 people
Entrance Fee No charge
Registration Method Advance registration required

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Registration Period January 12, 2024 — January 24, 2024

Wellbeing in the Classroom: Takeaways from the JALT 2023 Conference

Date: Wednesday, January 24th, 12:15-13:00
Venue: Online
Language: English
Speaker: Greg Dalziel


In this session, Greg Dalziel will share their experience of attending the JALT (Japan Association for Language Teaching) conference in Tsukuba in November, 2023. The theme of the conference was “Growth Mindset in Language Education.” Greg will begin by briefly discussing the research they shared with colleagues about developing teaching materials for writing courses. They will then share some of what they learned from the conference, including talks on happiness, wellbeing, and implementing classroom activities informed by positive psychology.

Speaker Bio

Greg Dalziel is Project Assistant Professor in the Center for Global Education. He teaches English writing and speaking the ALESA and FLOW programs in the Junior Division, and courses on attention, identity, and nationalism for the Global Liberal Arts program in the Senior Division at the University of Tokyo. His research interests are in genre-based approaches to writing instruction.

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