(Last updated : 2018-03-10 17:47:10)
  SMITH, Guy A.
   Tenured Instructor
   English for Liberal Arts Program, College of Liberal Arts, International Christian University
■ Academic Background
Degree Acquisition
University of Technology Sydney, English Language Teaching
2. 1987/12/12
Degree Acquisition
The University of Auckland, B.A. (Major in Asian Studies)
■ #Present Specialized Fields
Educational psychology, Foreign language education (Key Word:Self Determination Theory/ Motivational theories / Well Being) 
■ Profile
I am a member of 2 special interest groups in JALT, Critical Thinking in Language Learning and Teacher Development. I am also a member of The Writing Centers Association of Japan, focusing on developing a higher level of academic writing excellence in Japan.
■ #Main Course Titles
Academic Reading and Writing
■ #Books and Articles
1. Article Facilitating Faster Feedback in a Google Apps Work Environment (Collaboration) 2018/02 Link
2. Article Facilitating Teaching English Through English in Japanese Junior and Senior High Schools Through Applications of the MERRIER Approach (Collaboration) 2018/02 Link
3. Article Building a Base: Critical Thinking Skills and a Question Habit (Single) 2017/12 Link
4. Article Take the Director's Chair (Single) 2017/11 Link
5. Article Turn or Click? Considerations on the Adoption of a Digital Delivery System for an Extensive Reading Program (Single) 2017/03 Link
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■ #Academic Conference Presentation
1. 2018/03/09 Critical Thinking in Peer Review (Tenth Symposium on Writing Centers in Asia)
2. 2017/11/20 Turn or Click? Considerations on Student Reading (JALT 2017)
3. 2017/10/20 Facilitating Voluntary Student Participation in Large Group Discussion (English for Liberal Arts 2017 Retreat)
4. 2017/07/16 First Steps to Discussion Skills for EFL Learners
5. 2017/07/06 Easing and Enhancing Your Teaching with Google Classroom (Thammasat University International EFL Conference 2017)
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■ #Lectures
1. 2016/08 Critical Thinking - Be an Expert (ICU)
■ #Academic Society Memberships
1. 2008/04~ Japan Association of Language Teachers
2. 2009/04~ Teacher Development Special Interest Group
3. 2012/04~ Critical Thinking Special Interest Group
4. 2014/04~ Community for Critical Thinking
5. 2015/02~ The Writing Centers Association of Japan
■ #Teaching Experience
1. Empowerment Program for Teachers(International Student Advisor)
2. Global Leadership Studies(International Christian University) Link
3. Teaching English Through English(International Christian University)
■ Professional Achievements
● Special note of person who has experience of business
1. 2017/03/06~2017/03/06 Co-organizer of the Writing Centers Association of Japan Ninth Symposium at ICU Link
● Other note that should be mentioned specially on duty
1. Educational Psychology, Social Psychology, Self Determination Theory, Critical Thinking
■ #Qualification and Licenses
1. 2016/07/07 Google Certified Educator Level 1
2. 2016/09/15 Google Certified Educator Level 2 (Advanced)
■ #Research Topics, Funded Research, and Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
1.   Self Determination Theory and other motivational theories applied to well being in educational contexts.  (Key Word : )
■ #Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research Researcher Number