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Session
GALE Sun1300-1
Time:
Sunday, 20/May/2018:
1:00pm - 1:25pm

Location: 4401
S:30-40

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Investigating Diversity: An Exploration Of Conference Attendance

T. M. McCandie1, C. Fujishima2

1Meijo University; 2Shirayuri University

Diversity and inclusion are on the JALT radar with the 2018 National Conference centred on the topics. This presentation will discuss the results of a survey that explores the reasons why people attend, or do not attend, JALT chapter meetings and conferences. This survey was undertaken in response to a finding that some membership demographics are highly underrepresented at JALT chapter meetings. (McCandie, 2017). Analysis will provide insight into the reasons and suggest ways JALT can adapt and develop to become a more diverse and inclusive association. The results have application to improving the diversity of conferences in general.



 
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