1. MW SIG Annual General Meeting (AGM)

At this meeting, we elected the officers for 2017-2018.

2. MW SIG Forum Teaching Materials for Language & Culture Classes

The Material Writers SIG held a panel discussion of materials writers (Beukens, Goodmacher, Hamada, Kelly, Nagatomo, Nelson) who shared how they create teaching materials that develop communication skills and connect Japanese students with our multicultural world. Discussions included theories and practical tips for publishing such materials. The panel included authors who have self-published, have published with Japanese companies, and who have published internationally. Discussions included theories of materials development and practical tips for publishing textbooks.