2016/10/23 Anne Burns

Gunma JALT / Gunma University Action Research Workshop
by Anne Burns

Have you ever wanted to explore challenges in your teaching or work to further understand learners and their engagement with activities in your classroom? JALT Gunma and Gunma University were the proud co-sponsors of an action research workshop with Professor Anne Burns from the University of New South Wales (Australia). This was a very hands-on session that provided attendees with some steps to get started with their own action research. Participants were given opportunities to share their ideas about language teaching and learning with other teachers and to develop some new ways to understand what goes on in their classrooms.

Professor Anne Burns began her career in TESOL working as an English teacher in France, Kenya and Mauritius. After she moved from the UK to Australia with her family in the early 1980s, she taught newly arrived immigrants and refugees to Australia. She is currently Professor of TESOL at the University of New South Wales in Australia and Professor Emerita in Language Education at Aston University, Birmingham. She is also an Honorary Professor at the University of Sydney and an Honorary Associate at Macquarie University. Her research interests include language teacher education, language teacher cognition, applications of genre theory to language teaching, curriculum development and change, literacy, and written and spoken discourse analysis. She is well known for her work in the theory and practice of action research.

Gunma University Aramaki Campus

Gunma University Aramaki Campus, Muse Hall
4-2 Aramaki-machi, 
Maebashi, Gunma, Japan

October 23rd, 2016
1:30 to 4:30PM

Members, students, and 1st-timers: FREE