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Literature in Language Teaching as Community #265

Mon, Nov 16, 17:00-18:30 JST | Zoom 2
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In this forum, presenters will introduce ways in which literature and approaches to it can be used by students and educators to understand, contribute to, and participate in, various notions of community. Audience members will then be invited to discuss the effect and effectiveness of literature and teaching/learning methodologies in both defining, and existing in, a greater whole. Please join us in an exchange of ideas and a sharing of experiences.


Presentation Assets

Sue Sullivan

Sue Sullivan

Tokai University
Susan Laura Sullivan teaches at Tokai University. Areas of interest are student creativity, autonomy, lifelong learning and intercultural communication. She is a co-editor of the anthology, Women of a Certain Age (Fremantle Press). She has taught creative writing at a university and community level. She holds a Master of Creative Arts (University of Wollongong) in creative writing, and a Master of TESOL/APL from the University of Southern Queensland
Regan Tyndall

Regan Tyndall

Sophia University
- Canadian; living in Tokyo - Teaches in Center for Language Education & Research at Sophia University - Pursuing Doctoral Degree in Educational Leadership via The University of Calgary - Research Areas: Diversity awareness in teacher training at Canadian universities; English as an International Language
Tara McIlroy

Tara McIlroy

Rikkyo University
Tara McIlroy is an associate professor at Rikkyo University in Tokyo, Japan in the Center for Foreign Language Education and Research. Her research interests are L2 language acquisition, uses of literature in the language classroom, teacher education and language curriculum design.
Luke Draper

Luke Draper

Kwansei Gakuin University
Luke Draper is an Associate Lecturer of English at Kwansei Gakuin University (Sanda, Hyogo SPS campus) and specialises in writing pedagogy, material development and EAP teaching. He is also a PhD student at the University of Surrey (UK). His thesis is on stylistic instruction in the Higher Education Creative Writing classroom, its effect on workshop peer feedback interactions and impact on revisional decisions. He is interested in the potential function of literature in the language classroom and Creative Writing education for non-L1 speakers of English.
Cristina Tat

Cristina Tat

Kwansei Gakuin University
Cristina Tat is an Assistant Lecturer of English in the School of Policy Studies at Kwansei Gakuin University. Her research interests include extensive reading and comparative education.