Issues 101-110

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Issue #102 (April 2017)

Williams, David - The Asia Summer Program: An Asian Experience

Bajaj, Monisha - Five Steps for Starting a Human Rights Club

Sugihashi, Tomoko - Learning Through Volunteering: Translating for NGOs

This spring edition of our GILE Newsletter comes out as the Golden Week holidays in Japan are about to begin. This issue features: (1) a description by David Williams of how his university hosted a summer program for Asian students, (2) an article by Monisha Bajaj on how to set up a human rights club in your school, and (3) a report by Tomoko Sugihashi on a Volunteering in English course in which students translated letters between Japanese sponsors and foster children in developing countries. Our special theme for this issue is Teaching about Jackie Robinson, the first black baseball player in the US Major Leagues whose achievement is marked each year on April 15th. This special section includes ideas, activities and resources on Robinson’s life and on the US civil rights movement. We finish with a report on last fall’s JALT 2016 conference in Nagoya as well as a round-up of all the latest global education news. 

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Issue #101 (December 2016)

Shrosbree, Mark - Global Issues Through Youtube Video Clips

Staley, Kentra - Transforming Stereotypes, Classism, Racism and Misogyny through Social Media

Tanaka, Kathryn - The Otemae-Nagashiima UNESCO World Heritage Service Learning Project

Greetings for the New Year! This (much delayed!) fall 2016 issue of our GILE Newsletter features: (1) a description by Kendra Staley of how she and her EFL students in Colombia, South America use social media to combat prejudice and stereotypes, (2) a practical article by Mark Shrosbree explaining how Youtube videos can be used to help teachers bring global issues into the classroom and (3) a report by Kathryn Tanaka on a service learning project which engages Japanese university students in learning English translation skills in order to support a national hospital for Hansen’s Disease. Also included is an overview of last summer’s JACET 2016 national conference in Hokkaido, a report on the recent 15th Asian Youth Forum held in Taiwan, profiles of resource books on the topic of “service learning”, a list of upcoming events and anniversaries for the year 2017 plus a round-up of all the latest global education news and information. 

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