(Last updated : 2023-03-25 03:09:04)
  Michael BARR
   Department   Kyoto Junior College of Foreign Languages  , Department of English Studies for Careers
   Position   Assistant Professor-lecturer
■ Academic conference presentation
1. 2022/11/05 Designing Promotional "Top-Ten" Multimedia Narrated Presentations (ATEM National Conference 2022)
2. 2022/09/22 Benefits of English 'Lingua Franca' COIL Projects in the Post-COVID-19 Era (The 3rd Barcelona Conference on Education, BCE2022) Link
3. 2022/07/10 Teaching the SDGs: Content-based Research and Virtual International Exchange via Multimedia (The European Conference on Arts, Design, and Education, 2022 (ECADE2022)) Link
4. 2021/12/23 An Andragogical Approach to Tandem Collaborative Learning (Special Invitation: Presentation for PingTung Board of Education)
5. 2021/07/03 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Collaborative Tandem Learning in a Post Covid-19 Era (2021 Joint International Conference on English Teaching and Learning in Korea)
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■ Books and academic papers
1. Book Creating a Global Virtual Tandem Community through Technology and Experiential Learning   (Collaboration) 2022/03 Link
2. Article Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) at Kyoto University of Foreign Studies SELL Studies in English Linguistics and Literature 39 (Collaboration) 2023
3. Article Teaching the SDGs: Content-Based Research and Virtual International Exchange via Multimedia iafor: The International Academic Forum: ECADE2022 proceedings pp.167-173 (Single) 2022/09 Link
4. Article Tandem Lessons for the Unprecedented 21st Century Languages and International Studies 25,pp.29--54 (Collaboration) 2021/06 Link
5. Article Tandem Up for 21st Century Language Competencies Journal of Shu-Te University 23(1),pp.145-158 (Collaboration) 2021/03 Link
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■ Academic background
1. 2011/02~2014/10 〔Master Course〕 Applied Linguistics, Department of Education, University of Southern Queensland, Australia, Completed, Master of Applied Linguistics
2. 1988/09~1992/06 History, concentration in Philosophy and Sciences, Bachelor of Arts; History, The University of Texas at Austin, Graduated, Bachelor of Arts: History
■ Business career
1. 2020/04~ Kyoto Junior College of Foreign Languages Department of English Studies for Careers Assistant Professor-lecturer
2. 2015~ Notre Dame Women's College English department Part time lecturer
3. 2015~2016 Kyoto University of Foreign Studies English Department Part-time lecturer
4. 2009/08~ Sakara Holiday Rentals Co-founder, designer, manager
5. 2007~2014 Kyoto Career College of Foreign Languages Part time lecturer
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■ Main Subject
English Workshop I - Presentation skills, Current issues, World History/ Humanities focus
■ Belonging society
1. 2019~ JALT - Japan Association of Language Teachers Link
2. 2019~ JALTCALL - Japan Association of Language Teachers - Computer Assisted Language Learning Link
3. 2018~ ATEM: The Association for Teaching English through Multimedia Link
■ Qualification and license
1. 2022/01/03 Introduction to Ancient Egypt and Its Civilization Link
2. 2021/02/27 History of the Modern World, Part Two: 1910 - present. Course Certificate Link
3. 2021/02/17 History of the Modern World, 1760 - 1910 - Course Certificate Link
4. 2020/12 Big History: Connecting Knowledge - Course Certificate Link
5. 2020/11/23 National Geographic Educator Certification Link
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■ Subject
1. English Workshop Ⅴ
2. Academic Writing Ⅴ
3. English Workshop Ⅵ
4. Academic Writing Ⅵ
5. Seminar: Global Studies Ⅰ(BZ201)
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■ Activity in society
1. 2022/09 Using the UNIPA LMS for Beginners Link
2. 2022/06 World Environment Day Event Link
3. 2022/05 100 Word Project: Dog in a Box Link
4. 2021/12 15th Annual Morita Cup Pair Presentation Contest on Japanese Culture, Event MC Link
5. 2021/12 TEDxCountdown Link
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■ Research topic, funded research, and department laboratory expense
1. 2022/04~  COIL Collaborative Online International Learning  (Key Word : Collaborative Online International Learning)
2. 2021/04~2022  Tandem learning and international collaborative projects  (Key Word : Collaborative Online International Learning)
3. 2020/04~  Tandem Learning and Online Language Learning Projects via Technology  (Key Word : International Projects, Tandem learning, Inter-institutional collaboration, Learning through technology)
4. 2020~  Big History - "ideas from many disciplines combined to create a broad context for understanding humanity"  (Key Word : Big History, Global History and Culture, Interdisciplinary studies, World trends, Modern Challenges)
5. 2019/04~  Tandem Learning Research Group  (Key Word : Simultaneous Language Exchange, Tandem learning, international community,)
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■ Lecturer and lecture
1. 2020/12/22 Open Campus Lecture Takarazuka Nishi H.S. (Takarazuka Nishi H.S. (virtual))
2. 2018/10/18 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Operation (KUFS - Kyoto University of Foreign Studies.)
3. 2018/07/28 The Business of Tourism and Accommodation in Kyoto, Japan (KUFS - Kyoto University of Foreign Studies.)
4. 2018/01/22 An Introduction to Sustainable Tourism (Kyoto University of Foreign Studies)
5. 2017/12 History of the English Language
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■ Committee and society
1. 2022/04~ Third Committee of KUFS Committee member
2. 2021/04~2022/04 Second Committee - Committee member
3. 2020/03/20~2021/03/31 2020 KUFS Online Learning Taskforce: Support, Teacher Training, Orientation, and Troubleshooting Team member
4. 2020~2021 Second Committee - Special University Events and Promotions Committee member
■ Teaching Experiences
1. Presentation Workshop(Notre Dame Women's College)