English Professor--Faculty of International Social Sciences, Gakushuin University. Vice President--International Academic Forum.
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Another good article from TESL-EJ
Psychological Attributes of Unwillingness to Communicate and Task-based Instruction
November 2017 – Volume 21, Number 3
Faculty of Education, Shizuoka University, Japan
TESL-EJ Special Issue
Second Language Teacher Education (to appear November 2018)
Guest Editor: Thomas S.C. Farrell
Call For Papers: Second Language Teacher Education
"As a relatively new and growing profession, second language teacher education (SLTE) has evolved over the past few decades. Indeed, SLTE has taken on a more global perspective and the knowledge base of SLTE has greatly ex ..."
Why Economists Make Terrible Fortunetellers
"Economists try to make sense of quantitative phenomena which are inextricably linked to human behavior and desire—factors that can be notoriously unknowable, even to the individuals themselves."
via @ euanmckay on the birbsite this looks like a pretty good opportunity
The University of Tokyo is recruiting a research comms officer. Based in Tokyo, work as part of a team of 4 on English press releases and outreach. Applications by 23 January 2018, start April 2018. Salary 4.8 m yen. Japanese language not required.
Gakushuin ISS is looking for a part-time teacher for an academic reading & writing course (twice a week on Tuesday and Friday mornings, Period 1 and 2) to start in April 2018. The minimum requirement is a Master's degree and relevant experience in teaching at Japanese universities. Ping me.
pop-up public hackerspaces
I would like to hear about them
Erm... Kevin here, from Tokyo (33 years, anyway). Trying to get Japanese university students to use English better. I use lots of tech in the quest for bettering.
~ City Hall ~
Me: One brunch restaurant license please
Clerk: The remaining possible options for your mandatory egg-pun name are:
* Egg-cological disaster
* Trickle-down egg-conomics
Me: That's it?
Clerk: Yeah, a new horse-meat omelet place already took "Egg-questrian"
Hello all! I am an assistant prof. of computer science interested in data analysis and mining, computational geometry, computer game design and prototyping. I am working in Hacettepe University, Turkey. I wanted to give mastodon a try and hope to find a trusted medium for sharing my thoughts and collaborating with people. So, I really hope that this works :)
anyone know of good mapping tools?
in particular, if you wanted to produce a map you could use in a book rather than online. any suggestions?
(for a colleague)
Just met with staff from Teaching Certification Office. We have to set minimum entry requirements for 3rd year students next year so they can do practicum in 4th year. (New faculty, so that will be our first cohort through.) Amazing how little pedagogical education students get before going for three weeks of practice teaching.