(Last updated : 2021-05-17 03:08:39)
  Kate MAHER
   Department   Kyoto University of Foreign Studies  Department of British and American Studies, Faculty of Foreign Studies
   Position   Assistant Professor-lecturer
■ Academic conference presentation
1. 2021/06/27 A CBT-based approach to examine language anxiety: Negative emotions and coping strategies in the classroom (PLL4 2021)
2. 2021/06/26 Examining L2 learners’ silent behaviour and anxiety through a cognitive-behavioural theory-based approach (PLL4 2021)
3. 2019/08/30 Examining student silent behaviour and anxiety in the foreign language classroom (BAAL)
4. 2018/06/09 A CBT-based approach to helping anxious language learners: Investigating causes of speaking anxiety (PLL3 2018)
5. 2018/06/04 CBT-based classroom activities for language anxiety (2018 RILAE LAb)
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■ Books and academic papers
1. Book A Cognitive-behavioural Theory-based Approach to Examining L2 Learners’ Silent Behaviour and Anxiety in the Classroom (book chapter) King, J. & Harumi, S. (Eds.) East Asian perspectives on silence in English language education  (Single) 2020
2. Article A CBT-based approach to examine language anxiety: Negative emotions and coping strategies in the classroom Journal for the Psychology of Language Learning  (Collaboration) 2020/06
3. Article Observing Anxiety in the Foreign Language Classroom: Student Silence and Nonverbal Cues Journal for the Psychology of Language Learning 2 (Collaboration) 2020/06
4. Article Waiting to speak: Supporting Japanese students to take first steps in intercultural initial interactions Studies in English Linguistics & Literature 33,pp.29-44 (Single) 2017/03
5. Article Student evaluation of using self-reflection logs: The value of using self-reflection materials in an EFL university course in Japan PEOPLE: International Journal of Social Sciences 1(1),pp.1179-1193 (Single) 2015/12
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■ Academic background
1. 2012/04~2014/03 〔Master degree program〕 English Language education, Department of Foreign Language Education, Kyoto University of Foreign Studies Graduate School, Completed, Master of Arts in Language and Culture
2. 2005/08/01
Degree Acquisition
Royal Holloway, University of London, BA First Class Honours (1st)
■ Business career
1. 2015/06~ Zoshindo-jukenkenkyusha Publishing Co., Ltd Editing team Editor and proof reader Link
2. 2012/04~2014/03 Ritsumeikan University (OTC Inc.) College of Life Science, College of Sport and Health Facilitator for project-based learning program
3. 2012/04~2014/03 Kyoto University of Art and Design Faculty of Arts Part-time lecturer
■ Educational ability
● Practice example of education method
1. 2014/09~ Systemic functional linguistics and genre-pedagogy for academic writing Link
2. 2012/04~2014/03 Blended learning and flipped learning materials development
3. 2012/04~2014/03 Facilitated project-based learning curriculum and blended learning online materials
● Made textbook and teaching material
1. 2014/09~ ‘Journey through Genre’ – textbook and workbook series with online flipped learning materials Link
2. 2012/04~2014/03 E-bento – English for art students Link
■ Main Subject
■ Belonging society
1. 2019/05~ BAAL
2. 2016/04~ SIETAR Japan Link
3. 2014/04~ JALT
4. 2013/04~ J-LET Link
5. 2013/04~ JACET Link
■ Results on duty
● Special note of person who has experience of business
1. 2017/05 English subtitles for KBS and Kyoto Sanga F.C TV program - Interview with Yuto Iwasaki (U-20 world cup national team player) Link
2. 2015/03/13 京都サンガF.C.所属セルビア人選手(2015年当時)インタビュー記事 Link
■ Qualification and license
1. 2006/07/29 TESOL certificate
■ Subject
1. English Seminar Ⅰ
2. Academic Writing Ⅰ
3. English Seminar Ⅱ
4. Academic Writing Ⅱ
5. English Seminar Ⅲ
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■ Activity in society
1. Reviewer for language learning journals including 'Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching', 'Languages', 'Asian EFL', 'Studies in Educational Evaluation', 'TESOL International', ' and edited books, including Gkonou, C., Dewaele, J-M. & King, J. (Eds.) (forthcoming - 2020). Language teaching: An emotional rollercoaster. Bristol: Multilingual Matters.
2. 2020/12~ Citation 39: Maher, K., & King, J. (2020). Observing anxiety in the foreign language classroom: Student silence and nonverbal cues. Journal for the Psychology of Language Learning, 2(1), 116-141. Link
3. 2020/05~ Cognitive-behavioural theory and examining L2 learners' speaking-related anxiety in the classroom Link
4. 2019/04~ JUEMON faculty advisor
5. 2019/01 Kyoto City Global Leadership Program advisor
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■ Lecturer and lecture
1. 2017/07/30 Developing critical and creative thinking skills in the English language classroom (Kyoto University of Foreign Studies)
2. 2016/06 Power poses: Overcoming speaking anxiety (Kyoto University of Foreign Studies)
3. 2015/06 First steps in intercultural communication: Initial encounters with people from other cultures (Kyoto University of Foreign Studies)
4. 2014/12/15 The power of extensive reading (Osaka City Nishi Senior High School)
5. 2012/06/24 Balancing the Ideal of Communication and the Reality of Exam Culture (Kyoto University of Foreign Studies)
■ Teaching Experiences
1. Future leader studies IV(Kyoto University of Foreign Studies)
2. Communicative English(University)
3. Skills Workshop, speaking(University)
4. Skills Workshop, writing(University)
5. Skills Workshop, reading(University)
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