David James Townsend

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Name
David James Townsend
Affiliation
Shujitsu University
Section
Department of Practical English
Job title
Associate Professor
Degree
Master of Apllied Linguistics (TESOL)(Macquarie University), Master of Arts (Political Science)(Acadia University), Bachelor of Arts (Joint Honors in Political Science and History)(Mount Allison University)

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2019
 - 
Today
Associate Professor, Faculty of Human Studies, Department of Practical English, Shujitsu University
 
Apr 2011
 - 
Mar 2019
Lecturer, Faculty of Human Studies, Department of Practical English, Shujitsu University
 

Education

 
 
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Apr 2008
Applied Linguistics (TESOL), Graduate School, Department of Linguistics, Macquarie University
 
 
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Sep 1997
Political Science, Graduate School, Department of Politics, Acadia University
 
 
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Sep 1994
Political Science, Faculty of Social Sciences, Mount Allison University
 

Published Papers

 
Anxiety and language learning in the Japanese University Classroom
David James Townsend & Laurence Dante
Shujitsu English Studies   (35) 65-83   Jan 2019
David James Townsend
JALT Postconference Publication   2017(1) 170-176   Aug 2018   [Refereed]
Effective Activities for Promoting Communication in the Language Classroom
David James Townsend
Language and Culture in a Global Era: Theories and Practices: Special Issue Volume IV: JOURNAL OF RESEACH AND PEDAGOGY of OTEMAE UNIVERSITY   4 109-120   Mar 2018   [Refereed][Invited]
The Critical Role of Assessment in the Language Classroom: Strategies for Remembering Students’ Names
David James Townsend
Shujitsu English Studies   (34) 71-82   Jan 2018
Creating Authentic Assessments for the Communicative Language Classroom: Exploring the Issues
David James Townsend
Shujitsu English Studies   (33) 37-50   Jan 2017
Understanding the Motivation of Second-Language Learners: From Gardner to Dörnyei
David James Townsend
Shujitsu Journal   (46) 77-87   2017
Peer Assessment of Oral Presentations: Are They Reliable?
David James Townsend
Selected Papers from 2016 PAC & the Twenty-fifth International Symposium on English Teaching   479-489   Nov 2016   [Refereed]
Student Perceptions of a TOEIC Preparation Course
David James Townsend & D.J. MacAnthony
Shujitsu English Studies   (32) 1-15   Jan 2016
Understanding Motivation in an EFL Context – A structured interview
David James Townsend
Shujitsu English Studies   (32) 17-31   Jan 2016
David James Townsend
JALT Conference Proceedings   2014(1) 443-450   Aug 2015   [Refereed]
An Introduction to Peer Assessment of Oral Presentations
David James Townsend
The 61st TEFLIN International Conference Proceedings Book 3   1027-1030   2014
Innovations in English Language Teaching – A Comparative Analysis
David James Townsend
Shujitsu Journal   (44) 57-70   2014
An Analysis of Native English Teachers (NESTS) and non-Native English Teachers (non-NESTS) in the Japanese English-language Classroom
David James Townsend
Shujitsu English Studies   (31) 69-80   2014
Tasks for Promoting CLT
David James Townsend
Shujitsu English Studies   (30) 197-216   2013
Reflections on Peer Assessment of Oral Presentations
David James Townsend
Shujitsu English Studies   (29) 223-248   2012

Books etc

 
English Proficiency
David James Townsend (Part:Joint Work)
Shoshigai kobo   2015   ISBN:978-4-915076-45-9
Electoral and Party Systems in Post-Communist Russia
David James Townsend
National Library of Canada   1996   
MONOGATARI
Hiroko Hosomi (Part:Joint Translation)
Chuo Printing Co., Ltd.   Oct 2012   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Can More Rater Training Improve Peer Assessments?
David James Townsend
JALT PanSIG 2019 Conference   18 May 2019   
Effects of Rater Training on Peer Assessment [Invited]
David James Townsend
Okayama JALT   11 May 2019   
Can More Rater Training Improve Peer Assessments?
David James Townsend
The 44th Annual JALT International Conference on Language Teaching & Educational Materials Exhibition   26 Nov 2018   
The Anecdotal English Teacher: Musings from living and teaching in Japan [Invited]
David James Townsend
Okayama JALT   22 Sep 2018   
Integrating a University Language Curriculum: How and Why?
David James Townsend & Laurence Dante
15th Annual CamTESOL Conference on English Language Teaching   17 Feb 2018   
Effective Classroom Activities for Promoting Communication
David James Townsend
14th Annual CamTESOL Conference on English Language Teaching   11 Feb 2018   
Effective Classroom Activities for Promoting Communication in the Classroom
David James Townsend
Hiroshima JALT 2017 Conference & Book Fair   3 Dec 2017   
An Integrated University Language Curriculum
David James Townsend & Laurence Dante
The 43rd Annual JALT International Conference on Language Teaching & Educational Materials Exhibition   19 Nov 2017   
Practical Advice for Integrating a University Curriculum [Invited]
David James Townsend & Laurence Dante
Okayama JALT   21 Oct 2017   
Can Native and Non-Native Teachers Collaborate?
David James Townsend
The 42nd Annual JALT International Conference on Language Teaching & Educational Materials Exhibition   28 Nov 2016   
Peer Assessments of Oral Presentations: Are They Reliable?
David James Townsend
ETA-ROC 25th International Symposium and Book Fair on English Teaching   12 Nov 2016   
Intercultural Communication: Filling the Gaps
David James Townsend
12th Annual CamTESOL Conference on English language Teaching   20 Feb 2016   
Crosswords
David James Townsend
Hiroshima JALT 2015 Mini-Conference & Book Fair   6 Dec 2015   
Native and Non-Native Teachers: Toward Better Collaboration
David James Townsend
The 24th ETA-ROC International Symposium and Book Fair on English Teaching   14 Nov 2015   
Intercultural Communication: Filling the Gaps
David James Townsend
The 40th Annual JALT International Conference on Language Teaching & Educational Materials Exhibition   23 Nov 2014   
Intercultural Communication: Filling the Gaps
David James Townsend
The 23rd ETA-ROC International Symposium and Book Fair on English Teaching   15 Nov 2014   
Focus on Canada [Invited]
David James Townsend
Okayama JALT   18 Oct 2014   
An Introduction to Peer Assessment of Oral Presentations
David James Townsend
The 61st TEFLIN International Conference   8 Oct 2014   
Classroom Management [Invited]
David James Townsend
Okayama JALT   24 May 2014   
Incorporating Crosswords in the Classroom
David James Townsend
The 39th Annual JALT International Conference on Language Teaching & Educational Materials Exhibition   26 Oct 2013