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  PICKLES, David
   Senior Lecturer
   English for Liberal Arts Program, College of Liberal Arts, International Christian University
■ Academic Background
1. 1975/07
Degree Acquisition
The University of Iowa, M.A. (English)
2. 1973/06
Degree Acquisition
Bates College, B.A. (Mathematics)
■ Professional Background
1. 2014/04~2015/03 Assistant Director, ELA
2. 2007/04~ Senior Lecturer, ICU
3. 2004/04~2007/03 Assistant Director, ELP
4. 2000/04~2007/03 Lecturer, ICU
5. 1991/04~2000/03 Tenured Instructor, ICU
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■ Present Specialized Fields
Key Word:TESOL, TEFL, ESL, Applied Linguistics, Film Studies 
■ Books and Articles
1. Article Academic Reading and Writing in Stream Four: A Multi-Pronged Proposal for Change. (Collaboration) 2015 Link
2. Article EAP Materials Piloting: Process, Choices, and Framework. (Collaboration) 2015 Link
3. Other Learning Outcomes in the ELP (Collaboration) 2006/10
4. Other "ELP Web Page," April 2003 - March 2006 (Collaboration) 2006
5. Article Sophomore English (Collaboration) 2006
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■ Academic Conference Presentation
1. 2014/11/22 Writing Tutorials: From the Perspectives of Teachers and Students. (Symposium on Overseas Learning Experience and Global Human Resource Development: Diversification in Overseas Learning Experience and Accountability.)
2. 2008/11 Promoting Program-Wide C3 with Social Software (JALT Annual Conference, Tokyo)
■ Educational Achievements
● Practice example of education method
1. Developing techniques for improving student motivation. ~present
2. Developing techniques for stimulating creative and critical thinking in student reading and writing. ~present
3. Using web resources and Web 2.0 to supplement and complement traditional classroom teaching techniques. ~present
● Announcement concerning education
1. 2008/05~ Workshop on Tutorials
2. An Introduction to ICU's English Language Program and Sample Lecture on Perception and Intercultural Communication
● Matter that should be mentioned specially in others educational activity
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■ Professional Achievements
● Other note that should be mentioned specially on duty
1. Teaching Practices in the ELAStudent Evaluations (Grades) in the ELACourse Evaluations in the ELALectures as a Means of TeachingInformation Sharing and Materials Sharing in the ELAReview of ELA Reform (Including Course Goals, Learning Outcomes, and Learning Outcome Indicators)
■ Research Topics, Funded Research, and Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
1.   Course Evaluations in the ELA  (Key Word : )
2.   Information Sharing and Materials Sharing in the ELA  (Key Word : )
3.   Lectures as a Means of Teaching  (Key Word : )
4.   Promoting Critical Thinking  (Key Word : )
5.   Student Evaluations (Grades) in the ELA  (Key Word : )
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■ Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research Researcher Number