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Talking Points June 2015

Just imagine! Imagination in second language learning This month we would like to share with you an interview we had with Garold Murray. Garold is one of the pioneers of self-access learning in Japan, setting...

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Talking Points May 2015

Motivating Students through English Camp Naomi: Hi Jim! So, today we’re going to talk about an English camp that your students participated in at your university just recently. First of all, when was it?...

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Talking Points April 2015

This month, we have invited Mathew Porter to Talking Points. Mathew is a long-valued part of the Hiroshima LD Get-togethers, and of Hiroshima JALT, who has just moved to many new things in Fukuoka....

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Talking Points March 2015

The classroom as a social learning space Naomi: In our last column in February, we defined a social learning space to be a place where students or learners can come together to learn with...

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Talking Points February 2015

Jim Ronald and Naomi Fujishima discuss Social Learning Spaces Jim: Hello Naomi, long-time friend, long-time fellow LD-SIG member, with lots of shared or complementary interests in learner development and beyond… But in fact, we...

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Motivation and identity

Rachelle: Hi Kay! It’s been a while – as some of our readers may or may not know, I was away for most of the summer; however, I did really enjoy reading the interview...

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English teaching and football

An Interview with Damon Brewster (J.F. Oberlin University) and Damian Fitzpatrick (The Chinese University of Hong Kong) Kay: Hi Damian and Damon. Thank you for agreeing to be interviewed about languagecaster.com, your Learning English...

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Summer Reading (wish) List

Kay: Hi Rachelle. The end of a busy semester is in sight now, and I’m very much looking forward to it. Although my summer is actually looking rather short but I have so many...

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Talking Points June 2014

On Ethical Dimensions of Doing Research An Interview with Robert Croker (Nanzan University) Kay: Hi, Robert. It was nice to see you at Patsy Duff’s seminar on Case Study Research at Temple University Japan....