(Last updated : 2023-06-02 12:41:45)
   Hiroshima shudo University  The Faculty of Global and Community Studies
■ Present specialized field
●Specialized field
Japan Studies, Foreign Language Education, Intercultural Communication 
●The main research themes
1. Mixed L1 Communication Strategies Utilizing ELF and JLF in International Co-Learning 
●Capable of joint research and research consultation content
■ Academic background
1. 2004/05/25
Degree Acquisition
The University of Sheffield Master of Arts with Distinction
2. 1999/04~2003/09 The University of Sheffield School of East Asian Studies 〔Master degree program〕 Completed
3. 1986/06~1989/05 University of British Columbia Faculty of Arts Department of East Asian Studies Graduated Bachelor of Arts (First Honours)
■ Business career
1. 2018/04~ Hiroshima shudo University The Faculty of Global and Community Studies Professor
2. 2017/04~2018/03 Hiroshima shudo University The Faculty of Law Professor
■ Book and thesis
1. Thesis Using Yasashii Nihongo in Cross-cultural Virtual Exchange: Perceived Effects on the Mindsets of First-Year Japanese University Students (Collaboration) 2021/09
2. Thesis Examining Multicultural Co-learning Interaction in Contact Situations: Findings from a Quantitative & Qualitative Content Analysis (Collaboration) 2019/09
3. Thesis 鈴峯女子短期大学における「ネイティブスピーカー」教員の役割の変遷 (Collaboration) 2015/12
4. Thesis 成人向け英会話講座 ACEプログラム[2003-2014]の歩み (Single) 2014/12
5. Thesis 大学1年生の英語・語学学習に対する姿勢、観念及びモチベーションの変化を探る~鈴峯女子短期大学一般教養英語授業履修生のケーススタディ (Collaboration) 2014/12
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■ Academic conference presentation
1. 2019/11/02 Multicultural Classrooms: Learning to be Silent (JALT2019 "Teacher Efficacy, Learner Agency": 45th Annual International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning)
2. 2019/03/13 Discovering shared speaker resources through "dual" lingua franca tasks in university EMI (54th RELC International Conference)
3. 2019/02/15 Learner and teacher discoveries on mixed-L1 lingua franca communicative competencies in a Japanese university EMI course (The 15th Annual CamTESOL Conference)
4. 2018/09/15 Enriching the Study Abroad Experience - in Japan (JALT Study Abroad Special Interest Group Conference)
5. 2018/03/12 Meaning Negotiation: Mixed L1 Lingua Franca strategies in Japanese University Co-learning (53rd RELC International Conference on 50 Years of English Language Teaching and Assessment)
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■ Main Subject
Japan Studies, Cross-Cultural Communication, Multicultural Project (Popular Music in Modern Japanese Society), Multicultural Project (Japanese Culture in Hospitality and Service)
■ Activity in society
1. 2019/10 English as a Lingua Franca: A Challenge and Opportunity
2. 1999/10~2017/02 Suzugamine Women's College "Open College - Adult Conversational English Program
3. 2019/10 English as a Lingua Franca: Challenges and Opportunities