Message from the Coordinator (November 2022)
Dear MW-SIG members,
I hope that the autumn semester is going well for you. The JALT International Conference is just around the corner! To help you decide which presentations to attend, here is a list of the MW SIG events. Hope to see you all in Fukuoka!
1. MW SIG Forum
Three Decades of EFL Publication: Insights and Advice From Todd Jay Leonard
Saturday, November 12th, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Carle, John - Kinki University
Leonard, Todd Jay - University of Teacher Education Fukuoka
The Materials Writers SIG is delighted to have Todd Jay Leonard, author of more than 20 books, to share his insights and advice on publishing in Japan. Todd will be interviewed by John Carle, program chair of the MW SIG. The discussion will cover a variety of topics, including how to connect with publishers, the changing landscape of the industry, and the risks and rewards of publishing.
2. MW SIG Annual General Meeting (AGM)
MW SIG Annual General Meeting
Saturday, November 12th, 6:45 PM - 7:10 PM
This AGM of the Materials Writers SIG will cover the following: reports from the MW-SIG Coordinator, Membership Chair, Treasurer, Program Chair, Publications Chair, and Members-at-Large. Officers will lay out plans for the upcoming year, including publication themes and deadlines, PanSIG, JALT International, and other programs. Contributions and ideas from all MW-SIG members are highly encouraged. New members and new officers are welcome! This is a great SIG to network and learn about materials writing.