Basic Information

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Christopher Carl HALE


Title

Associate Professor

Nationality

UNITED STATES

Academic Background (Undergraduate Level) 【 display / non-display

  • California State University, Los Angeles, Faculty of Arts and Letters, English Literature

    University, 1997/04, Graduated, UNITED STATES

Academic Background (Graduate Level) 【 display / non-display

  • Northeastern University, Graduate School, Division of Education, Curriculum, Teaching and Leadership

    Doctor's Course, 2015/02, Completed, UNITED STATES

  • Columbia University, Teachers College, Graduate School, Division of Linguistic Sciences, Applied Linguistics

    Master's Course, 2009/02, Completed, UNITED STATES

  • Columbia University, Teachers College, Graduate School, Division of Linguistic Sciences, TESOL

    Master's Course, 2006/02, Completed, UNITED STATES

Degree Earned 【 display / non-display

  • Curriculum, Teaching and Leadership, Education, Northeastern University, Graduate School, Division of Education, 2015/02

  • Applied Linguistics, Linguistics, Columbia University, Teachers College, Graduate School, Division of Linguistic Sciences, 2009/02

  • TESOL, Linguistics, Columbia University, Teachers College, Graduate School, Division of Linguistic Sciences, 2006/02

  • English Literature, Literature in English, California State University, Los Angeles, 1997/04

Professional Career On-Campus 【 display / non-display

  • Akita International University Graduate School of Global Communication and Language English Language Teaching Practices, Associate Professor, 2016/09 -

External Career 【 display / non-display

  • New York University School of Professional Studies Tokyo Campus, Director, 2013/08 - 2016/07

  • International Christian University English for Liberal Arts Program (ELA), Lecturer, 2009/04 - 2013/07

  • City University of New York, Queens College English Language Institute (ELI), Lecturer, 2006/12 - 2009/03

  • Takezono High School. Tsukuba City, Ibaraki International Track, Lecturer, 2001/10 - 2006/07

Field of Expertise 【 display / non-display

  • Education on school subjects and activities

  • Sociology of education

  • Linguistics

  • Foreign language education

  • Education on school subjects and activities

 

Academic Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Conversation analysis in language teacher education: An approach for reflection through action research, Hacettepe University Journal of Education, vol.33 ((Special Issue)) (p.54 - 71) , 2018/05, Hale, C. C., Nanni, A., Hooper, D.

    DOI:doi.org/10.16986/HUJE.2018038796, Research paper (scientific journal), Multiple Authorship, English linguistics, Foreign language education, Education, English

  • Self-assessment as academic community building: A study from a Japanese liberal arts university, Language Testing in Asia, vol.5 (1) (p.1 - 12) , 2015/02, Chris C Hale

    DOI:10.1186/s40468-014-0010-0, Research paper (scientific journal), Single Author, Sociology of education, Education on school subjects and activities, English

  • Language teaching and learning for general education: Moving beyond the communicative paradigm to “English for Liberal Arts.” , General Education and University Curriculum Reform: An International Conference in Hong Kong (p.65 - 69) , 2014/06, Chris Carl Hale, Paul Wadden

    Research paper (international conference proceedings), Multiple Authorship, Foreign language education, Sociology of education, English

  • Power, position and autonomy: Student conflict in a communicative language classroom, Working Papers in TESOL & Applied Linguistics, vol.12 (1) (p.1 - 17) , 2012/09, Chris Hale

    Research paper (scientific journal), Single Author, Education on school subjects and activities, English linguistics, English

  • Student self-assessment of high-stakes tests: An exploratory study in an English for liberal arts Program., ICU Language Research Bulletin, vol.27 (1) (p.1 - 6) , 2012/03, Chris Hoskins, Chris Carl Hale

    Research paper (university, research institution), Multiple Authorship, English linguistics, Education on school subjects and activities, English

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Books 【 display / non-display

  • Teaching English at Japanese Universities: A new Handbook, Routledge, 2018/11, Paul Wadden, Chris Carl Hale

    Scholarly Book, Joint Editing and Writing, Foreign language education, Education, Sociology of education, English

  • Types of universities in Japan (Chapter in edited volume), Routledge, 2018/11, Chris Carl Hale, Paul Wadden

    Other, Joint Editing and Writing, Foreign language education, Education, Sociology of education, English

  • The landscape of Japanese higher education: An introduction (Chapter in edited volume), Routledge, 2018/11, Chris Carl Hale, Paul Wadden

    Other, Joint Editing and Writing, Foreign language education, Education, Sociology of education, English

  • Real world listening in the Japanese university classroom (Chapter in edited volume), Routledge, 2018/11, Chris Carl Hale

    Other, Single Author, Foreign language education, Education, Sociology of education, English

  • Policy, pedagogy and transformation: A professional development program for Japanese teachers of English (Chapter in edited volume), Routledge, 2018/06, Glasgow, G., Hale, C. C.

    Other, Multiple Authorship , Education, Foreign language education, Linguistics, English

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Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research 【 display / non-display

  • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C),2017/04 - 2019/04,Teacher Training, Curriculum Development

    1)Provide a series of teacher-development workshops individually tailored for elementary, junior and senior high school teachers working in the Tohoku region on successfully implementing the MEXT guidelines related to English teaching pedagogy, in particular, teaching English in English (EMI).

    2)To assess and measure the long-term pedagogical effects of this training and how it is internalized by teachers and, most critically, how it manifests in their teaching practices

Other External Funds Procured 【 display / non-display

  • Federal Assistance Award, US State Department ,2017/10 - 2019/10,English Teacher Training

    Program description and purpose: Akita International University (AIU) will organize, develop, deliver and oversee professional-training and development programs to practicing in-service primary and secondary-school English teachers in Japan. The two-year programming will be designed to provide these teachers with the skills needed to successfully implement the communicative approach to language teaching (CLT) set out by the Ministry of Education, with its growing emphasis on English as the Medium of Instruction (EMI) methodology.

    US Department of State

  • US Consulate General Sapporo,2017/08,Teacher Training, Curriculum Design

    Akita International University will offer an intensive TESOL training program to practicing in-service English teachers in the Tohoku region in order to provide them with the skills needed to successfully implement the communicative approach to language teaching set out by the Ministry of Education, with its growing emphasis on English as the Medium of Instruction (EMI) methodology. The ultimate aim of the program is to provide quality professional development in the under-served areas of Tohoku, with the belief that better trained teachers will result in better language proficiency skills of students, and increase the likelihood of their studying in the U.S.

    US Consulate General Sapporo

  • Federal Assistance Award, US State Department,2015/08 - 2016/08,Language Teacher Education

    US State Department

  • Fulbright and US State Department,2014/07 - 2015/07,Language Teacher Education

    Foreign Countries

Presentations 【 display / non-display

  • English Teachers in Japan (ETJ) Tokyo Expo, Domestic Conference, 2019/02, Project-Based Language Learning: Creating Lasting Engagement and Fostering Communicative Competence, Oral Presentation (general), Education on school subjects and activities, Foreign language education

  • Fourth International Symposium on Academic Writing and Critical Thinking, International Conference, 2019/02, Feedback and Assessment in the Japanese University Writing Classroom, Oral Presentation (general), Education on school subjects and activities, Foreign language education

  • Fourth International Symposium on Academic Writing and Critical Thinking, International Conference, 2019/02, Integrating Self-assessment in the Writing Classroom at the Japanese Liberal Arts University, Oral Presentation (general), Education on school subjects and activities, Foreign language education

  • 17th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, International Conference, 2019/01, Effects of Professional Development on Teacher Efficacy and Agency, Oral Presentation (general), Education on school subjects and activities, Foreign language education

  • Assessment for Learning (AfL), Domestic Conference, 2018/10, Assessment *as* Learning in the CLIL Classroom, Oral Presentation (general), Education on school subjects and activities, Foreign language education

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On-Campus Classes/Subjects In Charge of 【 display / non-display

  • 2018, Fall, ELT700-1_F, English Teaching Practicum with Seminar

  • 2018, Fall, ENG100-5_F, Composition I

  • 2018, Fall, ELT702-1_F, English Teaching Seminar II

  • 2018, Fall, ELT600-1_F, Introduction to Foreign Language Acquisition

  • 2018, Fall, GCP631-1_F, Language, Culture and Identity

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Community Activities Outside University 【 display / non-display

  • Invitation to International Liberal Arts,2018/10

    Open lecture to Akita high school students introducing them to the concept of "international liberal arts." Students learned about the historical underpinnings of Japanese higher education, and how the current focus on "liberal arts" is shaping the future of university education in Japan.

  • Professional Advisor, Obanazawa Junior High School, Yamagata Japan,2018/06 - 2018/11

    From July 2018, I served as a professional advisor to Obanazwa JHS in Yamagata Prefecture. Over three visits to the school, I observed several English classes, engaged in extensive discussion about the teaching observed, and provided guidance on how they can better adopt an "English class in English" pedagogical approach. I also provided workshops on communicative language teaching (CLT), and activities that can foster meaning-focused communication.

  • Coordinator of the US Embassy in Tokyo-sponsored teacher training programs,2014/07 -

    Design and provide a series of three multi-day training sessions for secondary school teachers in Japan. Focus is implementing the MEXT guidelines, and in particular, communicative language teaching methods (CLT).

  • TESOL Journal Reviewer,2012/04 -

    Since 2012, I have served as a reviewer TESOL Journal. I evaluate the submissions and when the submission meets publication standards, advise the author on how to revise their research for eventual publication with TESOL.

  • JALT National Conference Proceedings Reviewer,2008/04 -

    Since 2008, I have served as a reviewer for the submissions to the JALT National conference proceedings publication. I evaluate the submissions and when the submission meets publication standards, advise the author on how to revise their research for eventual publication with JALT.

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