MURATA, Kumiko

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Name
MURATA, Kumiko
Affiliation
Waseda University
Section
Faculty of Education and Integrated Arts and Sciences School of Education
Job title
Professor
Degree
PhD (Docter of Philosophy)(University of London), MA (Master of Arts)(University of London)
Research funding number
10229990

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
1987
 - 
1990
External Service Department, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, Instructor(part-time)
 
1987
   
 
The Department of the Language and Culture of the Far East, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, Language Assistant
 
1990
 - 
1995
Department of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Toyama Prefectural University, Associate Professor
 
1991
 - 
1995
National University of Toyama, Lecturer(part-time)
 
1995
   
 
School of Education, Waseda University
 

Education

 
 
 - 
1975
Department of English Language and Literature, Faculty of Arts and Science, Tsuda College
 
 
 - 
1990
Applied Linguistics Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Institute of Education University of London
 

Published Papers

 
An investigation into the use of and attitudes towards ELF (English as a lingua franca) in English-medium instruction (EMI) classes and its implications for English language teaching.
Murata, K., Iino, M., and Konakahara, M.
Waseda Review of Education   31(1) 21-38   2017
Review of English as a Lingua Franca in the International University:The Politics of Academic Language Policy by Jennifer Jenkins,
ELT Journal   68(2) 205-207   2014
Review of English as a Lingua Franca in the International University:The Politics of Academic Language Policy by Jennifer Jenkins
Murata, K.
ELT Journal   68(2) 205-207   2014
Voices from the Unvoiced: a comparative study of hidden values and attitudes in opinion-giving.
Kumiko Murata
Language and Intercultural Communication   11(1) 6-25   2011   [Refereed]
「批判的談話分析で読み解くメデイア言説」
村田 久美子
月刊『言語』   36(12) 60-67   Dec 2007   [Invited]

Books etc

 
EMI in higher education: An ELF perspective. In Jenkins, J., W. Baker, and M. Dewey. (eds.). The Routledge Handbook of English as a Lingua Franca.
Murata, K & M. Iino (Part:Joint Work)
Routledge   2018   
‘English’-medium instruction in a Japanese university: exploring students’ and lecturers’ voices from an ELF perspective. In K. Murata (ed.) English-Medium Instruction from an English as a Lingua Franca Perspective: Exploring the higher education context.
Konakahara, M., K. Murata and M. Iino (Part:Joint Work)
Routledge   2018   
Exploring EMI in higher education from an ELF perspective: Introduction. In K. Murata (ed.) English-Medium Instruction from an English as a Lingua Franca Perspective: Exploring the higher education context.
Murata, K.
Routledge   2018   
Introduction: ELF and Assessment.
Murata, K. , T. Ishikawa & M. Konakahara (Part:Joint Work)
Waseda ELF Research Group   2018   
English-Medium Instruction from an English as a Lingua Franca Perspective: Exploring the higher education context.
Murata, Kumiko (Part:Editor)
Routledge   2018   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
‘Multilingual and translanguaging communication in Asian workplace settings: the role of ELF and local languages among multilingual business people in Asia’
Murata, K., Iino, M., Konakahara, M., and Terauchi, H.
The 11th International Conference of English as a Lingua Franca   5 Jul 2018   
Changing attitudes through ELF experience in business and EMI settings
Murata, Kumiko, Iino, Masakazu, Konakahara, Mayu, and Toyoshima, Noboru.
the 3rd EMI-ELF Workshop   11 Nov 2017   
ELF Research in the Japanese context and its implications for language pedagogy
Murata, K.
The Convention Plenary Symposium 1   29 Aug 2017   
The realities of the use of English in the globalised world and the teaching of English: a discrepancy?
Murata, K.
the 44th JACET Summer Seminar   26 Aug 2017   
Introducing an ELF perspective in language policy and practice: an epistemological challenge
Murata, K. & M. Iino
The World Congress of Applied Linguistics 2017   24 Jul 2017   

Works

 
Teacher Talk : Its relevance to language teaching classrooms'
1986
Communicative Language Teaching in a Large, Mixed-Ability Class through Information Transfer'
1986
Error Analysis in the Use of Articles'
1981

Research Grants & Projects

 
Research on the realities of the use of ELF in multilingual business settings and implications for the development of global human resources
Project Year: Apr 2019 - Mar 2023
The Use of English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) in Academic and Business Contexts in Japan – An analysis of its use and implications for language education
Project Year: Apr 2011 - Mar 2015
The contribution of the current research is classfied into the following three:① the deepening of understanding of the concept of English as a lingua franca (ELF) ② detailed description and understanding of the use of ELF in actual situations and...
An Investigation into Gender Bias in the Media and Its Critical Analysis : A contribution towards the realization of equal participation by women and men in society
This research has investigated gendered discourses at home and in the media in order to promote gender equal participation at home and work and as a result also to help solve the problem of the low birth rate. The result of the investigation has c...
Comparative Studies of Language Education Process in the UK and Japan in Terms of Thinking, Self-expression, and Problem-solving Ability
This study analyses how student thinking and self-expression are encouraged in some British and Japanese classrooms. It also goes on to examine how entrance examinations influence language education, and a case study of a"body-expression"workshop ...
Regeneration of news studies in the age of globalization
This research pays particular attention to political reality that presented through the relationship between television news and its audience. It examines three sides, the actual condition of media using, the characteristic of news text of televis...