(Last updated : 2021-11-18 16:45:24)
  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:Critical thinking and cognitive bias / Self Determination Theory / Motivational theories / Well Being / Ed-tech) 
■ 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 A Starting Point for Mixed-Mode Classes - ICU FD Newsletter  (Single) 2021/03
2. Article Exploring Debiasing Strategies to Improve Small Group Reasoning and Decision Making Outcomes - Language Research Bulletin 35,pp.75-83 (Collaboration) 2021/01
3. Article Critical Thinking and Debiasing: Experimentation in an Academic Writing Course - JALT2019 Postconference Publication 2019(2019.1),pp.443-450 (Collaboration) 2020/08 Link
4. Article Introducing a Peer Review System Targeting Shared Understanding and Actionable Feedback - Language Research Bulletin 34,pp.47-53 (Single) 2020/03 Link
5. Article Decoding Classroom Behaviors with Self Determination Theory - Language Research Bulletin 33,pp.44-51 (Single) 2019/03 Link
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■ #Academic Conference Presentation
1. 2021/11/14 Practical Ideas to Stop Cognitive Bias Sabotaging Critical Thinking Tasks (JALT 2021)
2. 2021/09/11 The Future of Critical Thinking at College - Countering Cognitive Bias (College and University Educators 2021 Conference)
3. 2021/06/05 Mitigating Cognitive Bias in a Critical Thinking Program (7th Annual Conference on Global higher Education at Lakeland University)
4. 2021/02/07 Searching for a Theoretical Framework to Mitigate and Prevent Cognitive Bias in the Classroom;Guidelines for Teachers (CAMTesol 2021)
5. 2021/01/23 Research Supported Approaches for Teachers to Explore Mitigating and Preventing Cognitive Bias in their Classrooms (2021 Meisei University Professional Development Forum)
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■ #Lectures
1. 2016/08/13 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. 2015/02~ The Writing Centers Association of Japan
5. 2020/04 Mind, Brain, and Education Special Interest Group Link
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■ #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. 2016/04/01~ Reviewer for the Teacher Development Special Interest Group Publication, "Explorations in Teacher Education"
2. 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.   Critical thinking and cognitive bias, Self Determination Theory and well being in educational contexts, ed-tech.  (Key Word : )
■ #Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research Researcher Number