JALT Pan-SIG Conference Proceedings

Page Index
(1) Introduction to the Proceedings of the 1st Annual JALT Pan-SIG Conference
(7) Developmental reform stages in the Japanese national university curriculum
(13) Themes to content: Curriculum innovation at Ritsumeikan University
(23) The evaluation of change: The role of evaluation in the curriculum renewal process
(41) Strawberry picking in Japan: Management, leadership, and change in a national university
(53) Caring for teachers in uncaring schools
(59) EFL curriculum reform in Thailand
(71) Emancipatory student higher learning: The role of autonomy, authenticity, and criticality
(79) Teaching autonomy: Exploring the paradox
(83) Video and learner enthusiasm: Stimulating personal interest as the first step toward autonomy
(87) Bringing religion and worldviews into a college EFL curriculum: Some personal insights
(95) English language entrance examinations: A progress report
(107) Assessing speaking in junior high school: Issues for a senior high school entrance examination
(114) Tokai University's Foreign Language Center
(116) Curriculum Change and Streaming in the Department of English at Kyoto Sangyo University
(120) Keisen University's Center for English Education and Research
(125) Improving test performance through a language test evaluation cycle
(133) Developing an EAP test for undergraduates at a national university in Malaysia . . .
(155) Communicative assessment in a personal curriculum at Kanda University of International Studies
(163) Annotated cloze: A viable alternative to verbal reports in data-elicitation?
(168) How C-tests work
(171) An application of a many-faceted Rasch model to writing test analysis
(i) Introduction to the Proceedings of the 2nd Annual JALT Pan-SIG Conference
(1) Promoting fluency in EFL classrooms
(13) Developing fluency through questioning strategies
(17) Is appropriate appropriate? An investigation of interpersonal semantic stability
(28) Advice giving and personality traits of Japanese university students . . .
(37) Gender variation in explicitness of proffering compliments
(46) Transcription approaches to multilingual discourse analysis
(52) Oral proficiency assessment: Dialogue test and multilogue test
(63) Testing communicative competence using mobile phone digital photos
(73) The role of the TOEIC® in a major Japanese company
(80) An approach to the validation of judgments in language testing
(i) Introduction to the Proceedings of the 3rd Annual JALT Pan-SIG Conference
(1) The interface between interlanguage pragmatics and assessment
(8) Effective writing instruction: From Japanese danraku to English paragraphs
(16) An examination of situational sensitivity in medium-scale interlanguage pragmatics research
(33) Triangulating perceptions of learners' needs: an alternate way of conducting needs analysis
(38) Focused tasks to proceduralize TOEIC® learning strategies
(45) A comparison of holistic and analytic scoring methods in the assessment of writing
(53) Learners to teacher: "Portfolios, please!" Perceptions of portfolio assessment . . .
(59) An investigation of method effects on reading comprehension test performance
(i) Introduction to the Proceedings of the 4th Annual JALT Pan-SIG Conference
(1) Vygotskyan concepts for teacher education
(10) Discovering the magic of Harry Potter: Adapting the Drama Method . . .
(21) An evaluation system for communicative learning activities
(32) Japanese high school students' L2 reading motivation
(44) Appreciation strategies of German and Japanese native speakers and German learners of Japanese
(64) An investigation of method effects on reading comprehension test performance
(76) Investigating student response patterns on a multiple-choice grammar and reading proficiency test
(87) Using the 'poster session' format in L2 contexts
(104) Scaffolding the academic writing process: A focus on developing ideas
(114) How entrance examination scores can inform more than just admission decisions
(122) Defining "Communicative"
(129) 2005 Pan-SIG Conference Photos and Sound Clips
(i) Introduction to the Proceedings of the 5th Annual JALT Pan-SIG Conference
(1) What is Authenticity?
(13) Authentic communication: Whyzit importan' ta teach reduced forms?
(25) Toward dynamic intercultural pragmatics for English as an International Language
(32) Preferred complaint strategies in Japanese and English
(48) Teacher development and assessment literacy
(74) So what are we listening for? A comparison of the English listening constructs in the . . .
(i) Introduction to the Proceedings of the 6th Annual JALT Pan-SIG Conference
(1) Evidence-based education: Benefits and challenges
(7) MEXT-authorized English textbooks: The writing and screening of a Japanese high school text series
(12) MEXT-authorized English textbooks: Designing a junior high school text series
(21) Learning more than English as a foreign language: Are textbook designs fit for OLE classrooms?
(42) Correlations between Japanese high school students' language learning beliefs, self-reported . . .
(56) Change-of-state token a in Japanese language proficiency interviews, The
(65) Criterion-referenced test administration designs and analyses
(75) Rasch & quality control: Controlling data, forgetting quality?
(84) A Rasch-based evaluation of the presence of item bias in a placement examination . . .
(97) A Rasch-based analysis of an in-house English placement test

(i) Introduction to the Proceedings of the 7th Annual JALT Pan-SIG Conference
(1) The collaborative wisdom of student voice
(8) Japanese high school students' emotional ratings of the four skills . . .
(21) Ethnographic research: Children's socializing processes
(27) The role of the passive participator: Investigating "silent" group members
(36) Correlation between STEP BULATS Writing and TOEIC® scores
(47) Response to Rasch & quality control: Controlling data, forgetting quality?
(52) A systematic approach to writing EFL self-study books for engineers
(60) Incorporating art into language education
(73) Classroom management and diversity: A panel discussion reflection

(i) Introduction to the Proceedings of the 8th Annual JALT Pan-SIG Conference
(1) The Infinite Possibilities of Scrapbooks
(12) Correlation between STEP BULATS Speaking and TOEIC® Scores
(26) Socio-cultural motivations for study abroad amongst a group of Japanese students in the UK
(45) Assessing extensive reading through written responses and comprehension tests
(54) Expanding opportunities through English drama
(70) Genderlects in Film: Representations of gender in an American movie screenplay

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Annual Indices: 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009