March 5, 2022 FLER Symposium「The Ethics and Practice of L+ Classroom Research」
Date and time
Saturday, March 5, 2022 6:00pm-8:00pm (Japan StandardTime)
This symposium will be conducted in English
Undergraduates, graduate students, teachers (primary, secondary, tertiary), teacher-trainers, researchers and others interested in practitioner research
Advanced registration is required.
Free to attend
Please register from the following website.
Center for Foreign Language Education and Research
|University of Warwick
Ema Ushioda is a Professor and Head of Applied Linguistics, University of Warwick, where she has been based since 2002. Ema is known for her work on motivation and autonomy in language learning, particularly for promoting qualitative approaches to researching motivation, and she has published widely in these areas. Her books include International Perspectives on Motivation: Language Learning and Professional Challenges (2013), Teaching and Researching Motivation (co-authored with Dörnyei, 2021), Motivation, Language Identity and the L2 Self (co-edited with Dörnyei, 2009), and Language Learning Motivation: An Ethical Agenda for Research (2020).
Richard S. Pinner is an Associate Professor in the Department of English Literature at Sophia University. He holds an MA in Applied Linguistics and ELT from King’s College London and a PhD from The University of Warwick. He is the author of four books, including Authenticity and Teacher-Student Motivational Synergy: A Narrative of Language Teaching (2019) and Complexity Perspectives on Researching Language Learner and Teacher Psychology (co-edited with Sampson, 2021). He has also published various articles which have appeared in international journals such as Language Teaching Research and Applied Linguistics Review. His research focuses on the dynamic relationship between authenticity and motivation in language teaching and learning.
|Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Sal Consoli is Assistant Professor in the Department of English and Communication at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU). His research focuses on the psychology of language learning and teaching with emphasis on learner motivation and engagement as well as language teacher wellbeing. He also has an active interest in research ethics and reflexivity in applied linguistics. Sal has developed the concept of life capital which offers a heuristic to account for language learners’ and teachers’ life stories and understand how these interact with learning and teaching experiences. Sal has recently co-edited a Special Issue on Narrative Inquiry for the journal System and one on Research Engagement for the journal Educational Action Research.
Richard J Sampson (PhD, Griffith University) is an Associate Professor at Rikkyo University, teaching courses in English communication and language learning psychology. His research focuses on the social and dynamic emergence of language learner and teacher psychology by drawing on complexity thinking. He uses action research approaches to explore experiences of classroom language learning from the perspectives of students and teachers. Richard has published widely in international journals, and is the author of Complexity in Classroom Foreign Language Learning Motivation: A Practitioner Perspective from Japan (2016), and co-editor (with Richard Pinner) of Complexity Perspectives on Researching Language Learner and Teacher Psychology (2021).