Updated March 2016

English Plaza Workshops


Main Responsibilities:

  1. Faculty choose one topic and do at least one workshop per academic year.
  2. Faculty scheduled to teach a workshop in spring semester must inform George of the topic, date and time by April 22nd.  The workshop will replace the EL or AA duties for that day.
  3. If faculty do a workshop in a pair, they must do the workshop twice in one academic year.
  4. The workshop must be between 30 and 90 minutes in length.
  5. Workshops can also be designed for GTI faculty at a team development meeting.
  6. Consult the workshop schedule while choosing your workshop day.

2016-2017 Academic Year

Spring Workshops: Alexis, Amanda, Brandon, Cassie, Christine, Daniel, Ed, Eric, Hannah, Jeff, Jessica G., Jessica S., Jonathan, Joseph, Karissa, Kate

Fall Workshops: Kevin, Kodiak, Lorna, LeeLee, Lindsay, Michael, Michelle, Rachel, Ramon, Rick, Ryan F., Ryan M., Sara, Skyler, Stephen, Tracy, Vanessa

Here are some ideas for workshops:

  1. TOEIC Skills
  2. Study abroad (pre/post)
  3. Time management
  4. Travel
  5. Environment
  6. Grammar
  7. Writing emails
  8. Pronunciation
  9. Singing songs in English
  10. Presentation skills
  11. Explaining Japanese culture/food in English
  12. Job interviews
  13. Slang
  14. Other

Note: Students who attend these workshops may be eligible for bonus points (at the discretion of their Communication Basic or English Production instructor).

O = freshmen students available   X = sophomore students available
Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:10 – 10:40 X Half of the freshmen are available / All even number section sophomore students are available / 10:50 – Odd number sophomores are available X Half of the freshmen are available X
9:10 – 10:10 Even number sophomores are available X X
10:50 – 12:20
10:15 – 11:15 Odd number sophomores are available X X
11:20 – 12:20 X X X
13:10 – 14:40 O / X X O / X X O / X
14:50 – 16:20 O / X (some sophomores might be taking advanced courses) O / X O / X O / X O / X
16:30 – 18:00 O / X O / X O / X O / X