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Hokkaido University of Education
Faculty of Education, Sapporo Campus
Research funding number

Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 1997
Mar 2014
Asahikawa Jitsugyo High School teacher
Apr 2014
Mar 2017
Associate Professor
Apr 2017
Associate Professor
Apr 2017
Associate Professor


Apr 1993
Mar 1997
Department of English and Cultures, Faculty of Humanities, Hokkai-Gakuen University
Apr 2006
Mar 2008
Graduate School, Division of Education, Hokkaido University of Education

Published Papers

Teacher Use of L1: Different Class Situations
JALT2006 Conference   579-590   Nov 2007   [Refereed]
Proposing the ways to improve the rate of English use in the demonstration classes
Ayako Shiratori , Akinobu Shimura
HELES Journal   (9) 67-86   Dec 2009   [Refereed]
Combining MOLT Perspectives to COLT Schemes in Assessing Instructional Events
◎Akinobu Shimura Aiko Sano Yuko Sakai Yoshiki Yokoyama Yasushi Kawai
Reserch Bulletin of English Teaching   12 25   Mar 2015   [Refereed]
Language Teacher Cognition and Environmental Factors: Primary School Teachers in Different Working Contexts
◎Kaeko Nakamura,Akinobu Shimura, Makoto Mitsuki
ARELE   28 129-144   Mar 2017   [Refereed]
Assessing the Effectiveness of the COLT Scheme as a Reflection Tool for High School Teachers of English
Aiko Sano, Katagiri Noriaki, Sakai Yuko, Shimura Akinobu
JACET International Convention Selected Papers   5 85-114   Aug 2017   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

Teacher Use of L1: Different Class Situations
JALT 2006-32nd Annual International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning   Nov 2006   
Analysis of CLT Oriented Lessons by COLT part B
Pan Asian Consortium (PAC7) at JALT 2008 - 34th Annual International Conference on Language Teaching   Nov 2008   
Transition from Primary to Junior HIgh School English: Cahanges of Children's Motivation and English Language Skills
Ryuichi YOrozuya, Hiroki Ishizuka, Akinobu Shimura, Norio Nakamura
The Fifth Pacific Rim Conference on Education   Nov 2014   
VODCOLT, a handy and flexible classroom analysis platform
Hiroki Ishizuka, Ryuichi Yorozuya, Akinobu Shimura
EUROCALL 2015   Aug 2015   European Association for Computer-Assisted Language Learning
Assessing the effectiveness of the COLT scheme as a reflection tool for high school teachers of English
Aiko Sano, Yuko Sakai, Noriaki Katagiri, Akinobu Shimura
JACET 55th International Convention   Aug 2016   The Japan Association of College English Teachers

Association Memberships