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Communication,Education and Language

Subject Communication,Education and Language
 Professor Masataka Kizuka
   Assistant Professor Dana Lingley
Research Contents
1. Theory and practice in English Language Education.
・Methodological issues in Communicative Approach/Communicative
Language Teaching.
・Curriculum, class size, and practices in English Language Education in
primary and secondary school education.
2. Methodologies in professional education for school teachers and medical doctors.
3. Methods and approaches in “Lesson Studies”.
4.  Research on school education, schoolteachers, healthcare and medical doctors on remote islands in Japan and the United Kingdom.
The effectiveness of peer teaching using Near Peer Role Models (NPRMs).
  • Utilising NPRMs to improve both linguistic and intercultural competencies.
  • Utilising NPRMs to increase second language learning motivation.
Research Contents
1.Kizuka. M.2002.“A Consideration of the Class Size in Lower Secondary Schools: Views of the English Teachers”.Comprehensive Study of Class Size (Kuwahara, T. ed.).pp.365‐397.Tokyo: Taga Publishing Company.
2.Kizuka. M.2008.Curriculum Correlation in English Language Education for Primary and Lower Secondary Schools.Tokyo: Nihon Hyojun Publishing Company.
3.Kizuka. M.2009.“English Language Education in Primary Schools and its Curriculum”. School Curriculum (Yamazaki, J. ed.).pp.152‐158. Tokyo: Gakubun-sha Publishing Company.
4.Kizuka. M.2010.“A Consideration of Initial Teacher Education at the University of Toronto and its Implications for Japan”.Initial Teacher Education as a Professional Education (H. Mitsuishi & K. Kawade, eds.).pp.155‐177.Tokyo: Tokyo Gakugei University Press.
5.Kizuka. M.2013.“School Teachers and Medical Doctors as a Profession—Initial Teacher Education and the Education of Medical Doctors as Professional Education—”.A Sequel to theEstablishment of Teacher Education.pp.385‐393.Tokyo: Hyoron-sha Publishing Company.
6. Kizuka. M. 2018. "English Language Education in Primary Schools and its Curriculum". School Curriculum  (Yamazaki, J. ed.).pp.155‐162. Tokyo: Gakubun-sha Publishing Company.
7. Kizuka. M. 2019. "Lessons of English in Upper Secondary Schools", pp.80-87. "Lesson Study in Upper Secondary Schools", pp. 173-180. "5 Suggestopedia, 6 Community Language Learning, 7 Task-based syllabu",pp.206-209. English Language Education in the New Era--Theory and Practice throughout Primary and Secondary Schools-- (Kimura, M.ed.). Tokyo: Gakubun-sha Publishing Company.

Academic papers
1.Kizuka. M.2006.“Professionalism in English Language Education in Japan”.English Language Teacher Education and Development. Vol. 9. pp.55‐62.Centre for English Language Education, the University of Warwick.
2.Kizuka. M.2009.“Explorations of Initial Teacher Education in a University in England, with Special Reference to Trainees’ Views of Practical Teaching Experience”.The Journal of the Japan Association of National Universities of Education.pp.53‐66.The Japan Association of National Universities of Education.
3.Kizuka. M.2011.“A Consideration of Trainees’ Developmental Process in Enhancing the Reflectivity of Lesson Observations in Initial Teacher Education”.The Journal of the Japan Association of Teacher Education.Vol.20.pp.142‐154. The Japan Association of Teacher Education.
4. Kizuka. M. 2012. “Reflective Practice” in Professional Education—Seeking a Bridge between Teacher Education and the Education of Medical Doctors on the basis of Donald Schön’s Work—”.The Journal of Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine Vol.121/5.pp.1‐9. Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine.
5.Kizuka. M.2013.“Professional Standards Based on Global Standards and Quality Assurance—Suggestions for Teacher Education from the Education of Medical Doctors”.The English Language Teachers’ Magazine Vol.62 /10.pp.60‐62.Taishukan-shoten Publishing Company.
 6. Kizuka. M. 2016. "A Consideration of the Four-year Initial Teacher Education Program at a State University in the United States--Focusing on the Practical Teaching Experience at the Professional Development School in Illinois State University--".   The Journal of the Japan Association of Teacher Education. Vol.25.pp.126‐130.The Japan Association of Teacher Education.Tokyo: Gakuji Publishing Company.
  7. Kizuka. M., Kizuka. Y., Siderfin. C. and Diamond. P.  2016.A Research on Policy Making for Medical Care and School Education on Remote Islands in Japan and the United Kingdom with a Focus on Continuing Professional Development for Medical Doctors and School Teachers. (Research Report of the grant awarded by The Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation 2015).
  8. Kizuka. M. 2018.  “Back to Basics: What is Lesson Study?—The Way Forward—”. Paper Collection of The 11th Annual Conference of the World Association of Lesson Studies. The World Association of Lesson Studies.
  9. Kizuka. M. 2018. “Professional Expertise, Continuing Professional Development and Lesson Study”. Plenary Paper Collection of The 1st PGSD UST International Conference on Education. Yogyakarta: Universitas Sarjanawiyata Tamansiswa (UST) .
10. Kizuka. M. 2018. ”Teachers, Teacher Educators and Teacher Education in the Digital Era —Future Directions of Continuing Professional Development and the Way Forward—“. Plenary Paper Collection of The 2nd International Conference on Educational Sciences. Bandung: Indonesia University of education.
Academic Papers

Lingley, D. 2015. “An NPRM approach to study abroad-related motivation and anxiety”. In P. Clements, A. Krause, & H. Brown (Eds.), JALT2014 Conference Proceedings. Tokyo: JALT. pp. 299-306
Lingley, D. & Edwards, P. 2016. “Decoding Demotivators: Examining factors that weaken enthusiasm toward study abroad”. The 2nd IRI Language and Culture Research Forum. Kansai Gaidai University:Osaka. pp. 125-134
Lingley, D. 2016. “Peer mentoring: An NPRM-driven online group”. In P. Clements, A. Krause, & H. Brown (Eds.), Focus on the learner. Tokyo: JALT. pp. 202-207.
Lingley, D. 2017. “The power of peers: NPRMs in the EFL classroom”. The Journal of Inquiry and Research, 106, (9). Kansai Gaidai University: Osaka. pp. 185-196
tel 81-75-703-4936(Kizuka)
e-mail kizuka@koto.kpu-m.ac.jp

602-8566 Kyoto-shi, Kamigyo-ku Kajii-cho,
Kawaramachi-Hirokoji, JAPAN