(Last updated : 2016-09-28 14:57:57)
  WATANABE-KIM, Izumi
   Lecturer
   English for Liberal Arts Program, College of Liberal Arts, International Christian University
■ Academic Background
1. 2001/05/16
Degree Acquisition
Teachers College, Columbia University, MA in TESOL
2. 1999/09~2001/05 TESOL, TESOL, Teachers College, Columbia University, Completed
3. 1991/09~1994/05 School of Management, Boston University,, Graduated
■ Professional Background
1. 1994/06~1997/12 The Mitsui Trust & Banking Co., Ltd. New York Branch
■ Present Specialized Fields
Foreign language education 
■ Books and Articles
1. Article L2 Learners' Exposure to and Production of Academic Vocabulary in Japanese Higher Education: A Corpus-based Study (Single) 2016/03
2. Article Lexical Features of the ELA Reader: What words are students exposed to? (Single) 2016/03
3. Other Final Report on Ministry of Education (MEXT) Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (Collaboration) 2016/03
4. Article The use of oral proficiency tests in the Japanese EFL context: Learners' perceptions (Collaboration) 2015/12
5. Other Observation Report: Application of CORI Principles (Collaboration) 2013/03
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■ Academic Conference Presentation
1. 2015/08 Attempts to Foster Autonomy: Creating 'Space' for Collaborative Dialogue among Learners, Resources and Practices (JACET 54th International Convention)
2. 2015/08 The use of oral proficiency tests in the Japanese EFL context: Perceptions and Problems (55th National Conference of the Japan Association for Language Education and Technology)
3. 2014/08 Learner Autonomy and the Curriculum: Collaborative Dialogue between People, Resources and Practices at Higher Education (World Congress of International Association of Applied Linguistics (AILA))
4. 2013/11 At the Crossroad of Theory and Practice: Fostering Learner Autonomy at Japanese Higher Education (20th Anniversary Conference, JALT Learner Development SIG)
5. 2011/11 An Integrated Reading Instruction for L2 Reading (The 37th JALT international Conference)
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■ Lectures
1. 2016/07 Global Leadership Studies (Business English)
■ Academic Society Memberships
1. 2003/04~ JALT (The Japan Association for Language Teaching)
■ Educational Achievements
● Practice example of education method
1. 2003/04~ Constant idea sharing with other teachers; material sharing with others.
2. 2003/04~ Student-centered teaching.
3. 2003/04~ Offering tutorials both in English and in Japanese
4. 2003/04~ Open-door policy to invite students to see me outside class.
5. 2003/04~ Meeting the needs of students with special needs.
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■ Qualification and Licenses
1. 2002/09/01 New York State Public School Teacher Certificate, TESOL K-12(218318051)
■ Academic Awards
1. 2006/03 International Academic Exchange Endowment Grant
■ Research Topics, Funded Research, and Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
1. 2010~2013  L2 Learners' Reading Motivation and Impact of reading Instruction  (Key Word : )
2. 2006~2010  The Identity and Practices of Non-native Writing Teachers in Japan  (Key Word : )
■ Social Activities
1. 2009/04~2010/03 English activities teacher training for Ome-city, Public Elementary School Number Five
2. 2008/03~2008/03 English activities teacher training for Mitaka Public School Number Six
3. 2007/08~2007/08 Primary English Education Seminar for Board of Education, Mitaka, Japan
4. 2006/08~2006/08 Primary English Education Seminar for Board of Education, Mitaka, Japan
■ E-Mail Addresses
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■ Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research Researcher Number
40365523