Siwon Park

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Name
Siwon Park
Affiliation
Kanda University of International Studies
Section
Faculty of Foreign Languages Department of English
Job title
Professor
Degree
PhD(University of Hawaii at Manoa)

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2018
 - 
Today
Professor, Department of English, Kanda University of International Studies
 
Apr 2017
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Mar 2019
Deputy Director, Academic Success Center, Kanda University of International Studies
 
Apr 2013
 - 
Mar 2017
Deputy Director, Center for Foreign Language Proficiency, Kanda University of International Studies
 
2011
 - 
Mar 2017
Associate Professor, Department of English, Kanda University of International Studies
 
Apr 2006
 - 
Mar 2008
English Language Institute, Kanda University of International Studies
 
Sep 2005
 - 
Mar 2006
English Language Institute, Kanda University of International Studies
 
Jan 2005
 - 
May 2005
Department of Second Language Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa
 
Aug 2004
 - 
May 2005
University of Hawaii at Manoa
 
Jan 2004
 - 
Jul 2004
School of International Studies, English Division & International Education Institute, Youngsan University
 
Aug 2003
 - 
Dec 2003
International Education Institute, Youngsan University, Korea
 
May 2002
 - 
Aug 2003
Department of Second Language Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa
 
Aug 2002
 - 
May 2003
University of Hawaii at Manoa
 

Education

 
 
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2008
Second Language Acquisition, University of Hawai`i at Manoa
 
 
 - 
2000
English as a Second Language / Second Language Studies, University of Hawai`i at Manoa
 

Awards & Honors

 
Dec 2000
Best Scholarly Work of the Year, Department of Second Language Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa
 

Published Papers

 
Issues in developing English reading and listening tests based on the CEFR-J scales
Siwon Park
Studies in Language Sciences   25 57-71   Mar 2019
Effects of short-term study abroad program
Siwon Park
Studies in Linguistics and Language Teaching   29 161-180   Nov 2018
The influences of a peer tutoring program on its participants at a Japanese university
Siwon Park
The Journal of Kanda University of International Studies   30 69-92   Mar 2018
Testing the Comparability of Different L2 Oral Test Tasks
Siwon Park
The Journal of Asia TEFL   14(4) 717-734   Dec 2017   [Refereed]
The effect of test method on L2 reading and listening performance
Siwon Park
Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics   21(1) 45-63   Jul 2017   [Refereed]
Comparability of TOEFL ITP and TOEIC IP: Analyzing Test Materials and Scores
Siwon Park
Studies in Linguistics and Language Teaching   27 59-80   Nov 2016
Learners' Perception of Task Difficulty and Actual Performance in L2 Speaking
Siwon Park
The Journal of Kanda University of International Studies   28 49-65   Mar 2016
Development of Level-specific Test Based on the ACTFL Reading Guidelines: an Item Response Theory Approach
Siwon Park
The Journal of Kanda University of International Studies   27 23-41   Mar 2015
エキスパートになる―翻訳(学習)者の翻訳能力向上に関する予備的調査―
Siwon Park
言語教育研究   25 129-151   Nov 2014
KUIS students’ development and changes of foreign Language motivation, aptitude, and proficiency: a longitudinal study
Siwon Park
The Journal of Kanda University of International Studies   26 445-463   Mar 2014
Comparability of tasks in assessing L2 learners’ speaking performance
Siwon Park
The Journal of Kanda University of International Studies   25 259-281   Mar 2013
L2 input, language aptitude, and acquisition of L2 grammar
Siwon Park
Studies in Linguistics and Language Teaching   23 139-154   Nov 2012
Parents’ beliefs and children’s code-switching
Siwon Park
Studies in Linguistics and Language Teaching   23 183-214   Nov 2012
Effects of Quantity and Quality of Speech on Group Oral Tests
Siwon Park
The Journal of Kanda University of International Studies   24 137-155   Mar 2012
保健医療系大学における学生の英語と国際社会に関する意識調査
Siwon Park
Bulletin of Chiba Prefectural University of Health Sciences   3 61-69   Feb 2012   [Refereed]
A study on the construct equivalence of the multiple versions of a reading test
Siwon Park
Bulletin of Chiba Prefectural University of Health Sciences   3 37-43   Feb 2012   [Refereed]
Effects of L2 test-tasks on learners’ speech performance
Siwon Park
Studies in Linguistics and Language Teaching   23 85-100   Nov 2012
Translation and Interpreting Education at the Undergraduate Level
Siwon Park
Studies in Linguistics and Language Teaching   22 173-185   Nov 2011
A study on the test bias of an English placement test at a university
Siwon Park
Bulletin of Chiba Prefectural University of Health Sciences   2 3-10   Mar 2011   [Refereed]
Task difficulty in language testing
Siwon Park
The Journal of Kanda University of International Studies   23 27-47   Mar 2011
Corpus-based genre analysis for language assessment
Siwon Park
The Journal of Kanda University of International Studies   22 275-294   Mar 2010
Translation and interpretation program at an undergraduate level: Survey and interview analysis of students’ perception at Kanda University of International Studies
Siwon Park
Interpreting and Translation Studies   10 243-258   2010   [Refereed]
Verbal report in language testing
Siwon Park
The Journal of Kanda University of International Studies   21 287-307   Mar 2009
Kanda learner corpus of spoken English
Siwon Park
Studies in Linguistics and Language Teaching   19 125-141   Nov 2008
Differential effects of EFL tasks on learners’ speech production
Siwon Park
Studies in Linguistics and Language Teaching   19 185-205   Nov 2008
A FACETS analysis of the sub-traits of the KEPT oral rating scale
Siwon Park
The Journal of Kanda University of International Studies   20 385-404   Mar 2008
Differential item and test functioning in KEPT Mexico
Siwon Park
Studies in Linguistics and Language Teaching   18 55-89   Nov 2007
Action research in an English reading class
Siwon Park
Bulletin of Chiba College of Health Science   25 39-44   Mar 2007   [Refereed]
A study of gender- and academic major-based differential item functioning (DIF) in KEPT 2006, Mexico
Siwon Park
The Journal of Kanda University of International Studies   19 307-329   Mar 2007
Corpus linguistics for second language research
Siwon Park
Bulletin of Chiba College of Health Science   25(1) 13-19   Dec 2006   [Refereed]
An experimental short-term study-abroad program in the United States: Its design, implementation, and effects on the participants’ oral proficiency
Siwon Park
Studies in Linguistics and Language Teaching   17 167-193   Nov 2006
L2 learners’ acquisition of preposition stranding and pied-piping
Siwon Park
Korean Journal of English Linguistics   5(2) 327-351   Sep 2005   [Refereed]
A sensitive period for the acquisition of English syntax by Korean learners of English
Siwon Park
A sensitive period for the acquisition of English syntax by Korean learners of English   21(1) 37-67   Jul 2005   [Refereed]

Books etc

 
中学・高校におけるスピーキング評価 - なぜ、何を、どのように評価するのか?
Siwon Park (Part:Contributor)
Aug 2014   
Life in a multilingual and multicultural society: グローバル時代の異文化コミュニケーション
Siwon Park (Part:Editor)
研究社   Oct 2013   
Listening Expert (Vol. 2)
Siwon Park (Part:Contributor)
The Japan Times   May 2013   
Listening Expert (Vol. 1)
Siwon Park (Part:Contributor)
The Japan Times   Nov 2012   
会話上手になるための 英会話の鉄則
Siwon Park (Part:Joint Work)
研究社   Aug 2011   
The relative contribution of listening to L2 proficiency
Siwon Park (Part:Contributor)
Mar 2011   
University of Hawaii, Second Language Teaching & Curriculum Center
Park Siwon (Part:Joint Work)
2005   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Development of Level-Specific Tests Based on the CEFR-J Reading Descriptors
Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics   Aug 2017   
TOEFL Speaking and TOEIC Speaking: How Comparable Are They?
Siwon Park
The 15th Asia TEFL International Conference   Jul 2017   
Self-regulatory strategies among university EAP writers and their self-assessment of writing proficiency
Symposium on Second Language Writing   Jul 2017   
Effects of Test Format in Assessing Vocabulary Knowledge
JALT   Nov 2016   
Effects of Short-term Study-abroad Programs
JALT   Nov 2016   
TOEFL and TOEIC: How Comparable Are They?
JALT   Nov 2015   
Development of a CEFR-J Based Reading Test
KATE   Aug 2015   
Parents’ beliefs and children’s codeswitching
JALT   Oct 2012   
Changes in the Nature of Children’s Code-switching
JALT   Nov 2011   
Issues and Directions in Implementing Content-Based English Instruction in the Japanese University Context
JACET   Aug 2011   
Study-abroad: Development in Oral Proficiency and Changes in Language Learning Strategy Use
Siwon Park
The 16th World Congress of Applied Linguistics (AILA2011)   Aug 2011   
Age of onset, amount of input, and L2 grammar
JALT   Nov 2010   
Keeping grading consistent across classes
JALT   Nov 2010   
大学学士レベルにおける通訳翻訳課程
日本通訳翻訳学会   Sep 2010   
Effects of linguistic quality and amount of speech on group oral rating
Second Language Research Forum (SLRF)   Oct 2008   
Differential effects of EFL test-tasks on learners' speech production
JALT   Nov 2008   
Effectiveness of a short-term study abroad program
JALT   Nov 2008   
Compatibility of video- and audio-based listening tests
JALT   Nov 2008   
Equating different test forms to measure growth
JALT   Nov 2008   
Constructing a learner corpus of spoken English
JALT   Nov 2007   
Effectiveness of a short-term study abroad program
JALT   Nov 2007   
Validating oral assessment rating scales
JALT   Nov 2007   
Effects of a short-term study-abroad program on participants’ English proficiency
he American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL)   Apr 2007   
Test equivalence: CLOZE vs. multiple-choice
JALT   Nov 2006   
Reevaluating the construct of an oral proficiency test
JALT   Nov 2006   
Detecting test bias
JALT   Nov 2006   
Validation of the ACTFL Reading Guidelines
JALT   Nov 2005   
Validity issues for selected versus constructed response Internet-based language tests
The American Association of Applied Linguistics (AAAL)   Mar 2003   
Trait/method structure for selected versus constructed response web-based language tests
The Language Testing Research Colloquium (LTRC) Conference   Dec 2002   

Research Grants & Projects

 
Investigating multiethnic students' learning of their heritage languages at Japanese universities (課題番号: 19K00797)
日本学術振興会: 科学研究費補助金研究: 
Project Year: Apr 2019 - Mar 2022    Investigator(s): Siwon Park
The development of test specifications based on the CEFR-J reading and listening scales
日本学術振興会: 科学研究費補助金研究: 
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Park Siwon
Study abroad: how the experience affects learner proficiency, attitudes, learning styles, and motivation
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2018    Investigator(s): Siwon Park
TOEFL vs. TOEIC: How comparable are they?
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2017    Investigator(s): Siwon Park
Bilingual children’s attitudes and perceptions of code-switching between Japanese and English
Project Year: Apr 2010 - Mar 2011    Investigator(s): Siwon Park
A comparison of spontaneous and source-based interview exams
Project Year: Apr 2009 - Mar 2011    Investigator(s): Siwon Park
Kanda Learner Corpus of Spoken English
Project Year: Apr 2008 - Mar 2009    Investigator(s): Siwon Park