Global Faculty Development The University of Tokyo


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1.24 Wellbeing in the Classroom: Takeaways from the JALT 2023 Conference 教室内のウェルビーイング: JALT2023会議からの学び

Event Details

Date/Time: January 24, 12:15-13:00 (JST)

Online: Zoom

Speaker: Greg Dalziel

Language: English(英語のみ)

Speaker Bio

Greg Dalziel

Greg Dalziel is Project Assistant Professor in the Center for Global Education. He teaches English writing and speaking the ALESA and FLOW programs in the Junior Division, and courses on attention, identity, and nationalism for the Global Liberal Arts program in the Senior Division at the University of Tokyo. His research interests are in genre-based approaches to writing instruction.



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In this session, Greg Dalziel will share their experience of attending the JALT (Japan Association for Language Teaching) conference in Tsukuba in November, 2023. The theme of the conference was “Growth Mindset in Language Education.” Greg will begin by briefly discussing the research they shared with colleagues about developing teaching materials for writing courses. They will then share some of what they learned from the conference, including talks on happiness, wellbeing, and implementing classroom activities informed by positive psychology.