WEBINAR: 5 Key Techniques to Transform Your Online Language Teaching

Over most of the last year, global language educators have been wrestling with the challenges of teaching online. And with no end to the pandemic in sight, online delivery will continue to underpin language teaching for some time. 

To help language educators flourish in this ‘new normal’, Sanako’s webinar aims to tackle some of the most common challenges associated with online teaching. Judging by the feedback we’ve received, teachers want to know how best to engage students, what resources to use and how best to adapt their offline teaching for online delivery. Sanako is here to help.

In this webinar, we’ll hear from global pedagogical expert, Professor Satoru Shinagawa of the University of Hawaii. He’ll share best practice insights from his 20+ years experience of teaching online and will outline five key techniques to transform your online language teaching.

This live Webinar was organised on 28th January 2021, but you can watch the full webinar recording for free below or clicking here.

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This webinar session helps language teachers to:

  • Build confidence in online teaching with best practice insights from a global expert in the field
  • Uncover tried, tested and trusted techniques to engage your students online
  • Make the most of easily accessible online teaching resources that will transform your teaching
  • Learn how to best support colleagues who are struggling with online delivery.
Keynote speaker

Satoru Shinagawa is a world-renowned American language educator. He is a professor of Japanese at the Kapi‘olani Community College, University of Hawaii. Satoru has been teaching Japanese online since 1999 and his research is focused on the use of technology to improve online language teaching.

Educated at the Universities of Iowa, Miami and Minnesota, he has received numerous awards and grants for his work including the Innovative Excellence award in 2005, the Innovation of Year award in 2007, and ACTFL Learning Faculty Development Program Award For Excellence In Foreign Language Instruction Using Technology with IALLT in 2016.

Satoru Shinagawa is a member of the National Council of Japanese Language Teachers. He has chaired the International Conference on Computer Assisted Systems For Teaching & Learning Japanese in 2007 and 2015.

Satoru Shinagawa