NEWFIELDS Timothy

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Name
NEWFIELDS Timothy
Alternative names
新田博・黄月武
URL
http://tnewfields.info
Affiliation
Toyo University
Job title
Professor
Degree
M.A. Degree (in TESOL)(School for International Training.Brattleboro, VT, U.S.A.)
Research funding number
40246161

Profile

My research interests include study abroad, linguistic identity, and language testing. I also teach a graduate-level TESOL teacher training course.

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
1991
 - 
1993
 English Instructor. SHIZUOKA University
 
1991
 - 
1997
 English Instructor. HAMAMATSU Jr. College
 
1992
 - 
1998
 English Instructor. TOKAI University
 
1995
 - 
1998
 English Instructor. University of SHIZUOKA
 
1998
 - 
2000
 English Instructor. MING CHUAN University(Taiwan)
 

Education

 
 
 - 
1994
English as a Second language, School for International Training.USA
 
 
 - 
1978
Maharishi International University (Fairfield, IA, USA)
 
 
 - 
1978
Interdisciplimary Studies, Maharishi Int. University USA
 

Committee Memberships

 
2000
   
 
JALT : Japan Association for Language Teaching  Editor of JALT Testing and Evaluation SIG Newsletter
 
1994
 - 
1996
JALT:Japan Association for Language Teaching  National Recording Secretary
 

Published Papers

 
An Information Theory Perspective on Study Abroad: Evidence from Taiwan & Japan.
NEWFIELDS Timothy
Ryuugaku: Explorations in Study Abroad. (11) 1. 2-11   (11)(1) 2-11   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Online Identities of Taiwanese and Japanese EFL Learners.
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第43(1号) 1-21   Dec 2017   [Refereed]
Linguistic Identity: What is it? Why is it important? And how can it be learned? 
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42-56   Mar 2017
Introducing Study Abroad On Screen: English Vinglish.
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9(2) 16-27   Aug 2016   [Refereed]
A contrastive case study of four Japanese language teachers in Taiwan
NEWFIELDS Timothy  with Xu Sanyi
Toyo Univ. Human Science Inst. Special Research Project: Cross-Cultural Understanding & Language Learning - 2015 Report   10-17   Mar 2016   [Refereed]

Misc

 
Creative Note Taking and Study Skills.
Journal of Nanzan Junior College.   28(59-78)    2000
Naza Naza: A Classroom Adaptation of a Cross-Cultural Trainig Session. 
Journal of Nanzan Junior College.   29(107-129)    2001
Helping Asian EFL Students Acquire Academic Writing Skills.
Journal of Nanzan Junior College.   30 99-120   2003
Book Review: "Criterion-reference Language Testing" by J. D. Brown and Thom Hudson.
JALT Testing and Evaluation SIG Newsletter.   7(3 6-8)    2003
Deconstructing Cinderella - Helping Students Explore their Personal Myths.
2nd Peace as a Global Language Conference Proceedings & Supplement. Tokyo: PGL2 Committee.   (38-50)    2004

Conference Activities & Talks

 
"Designing Study Abroad Pre-Departure Trainings"
NEWFIELDS Timothy with Andy Hockersmith
41st Annual JALT Int'l. Conference on Language Teaching and Learning.Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture   22 Nov 2015   
"Shaping Linguistic Identities – A Pilot Program at One University"
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24th Annual ETA-ROC Int'l. Symposium.Chien Tan Overseas Youth Center, Taipei, Taiwan   14 Nov 2015   
"Bloom's Taxonomy of Learning - What it means in terms of testing"
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NT003659   22 Feb 2015   
"Seven Sins of Testing - and Possible Ways to Avoid Them"
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NT003659   20 Feb 2015   
"Developing Pragmatic Awareness: Classroom Easification Strategies"
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NT003659   17 Feb 2015   

Works

 
JALT Testing & Evaluation SIG Newsletter Editor.(see www.jalt.org/test/pub.htm)
Artistic Activity   2000

Research Grants & Projects

 
Testing and Evaluation
Project Year: 2001   
Academic Writing Skills
Project Year: 1997   
Cross-Cultural Training
Testing and Evaluation
8 Tips Towards Better Listening

Others

 
Nov 2015   Book Review: Multiple Perspectives on the Self in SLA Edited by S. Mercer & M. Williams [with Anna Ogawa]
Ryūgaku: Explorations in Study Abroad. Vol. 8. No. 2. (p. 16 – 18).
Nov 2015   Book Review: Social and Cultural Aspects of Language Learning in Study Abroad Edicted by C. Kinginger
Ryūgaku: Explorations in Study Abroad. Vol. 8. No. 2. (p. 3 – 6).
Nov 2015   Study abroad perspectives: An Interview with Celeste Kinginger
Ryūgaku: Explorations in Study Abroad Vol. 8. No. 2. (p. 7 – 12).
Nov 2015   Text Review: Study Abroad! by K. Tsuji, S. Tsuji, & M. Lieb.
Ryūgaku: Explorations in Study Abroad. Vol. 8. No. 2. (p. 19 – 22).
Apr 2015   Book Review: Intercultural journeys from study to residence abroad by Jane Jackson [with Allan Goodwin]
Ryūgaku: Explorations in Study Abroad. Vol. 8. No. 1. (p. 6 – 8).
Apr 2015   Scaffolding the meta-language of study abroad
Ryūgaku: Explorations in Study Abroad. Vol. 8. No. 1. (p. 21 – 30).
Nov 2014   Book Review: Second language identity in narratives of study abroad by Benson, Barkhuizen, Bodycott, & Brown.
Ryūgaku: Explorations in Study Abroad. Vol. 7. No. 2. (p. 15 – 17).
Nov 2014   Book Review: Language, Identity and Study Abroad: Sociocultural Perspectives by Jane Jackson
with Allan Goodwin] Ryūgaku: Explorations in Study Abroad. Vol. 7. No. 2. (p. 8 – 10).
Jul 2014   Study Abroad Perspectives: An Interview with Hirozumi Asai.
An Interview with Hirozumi Asai. Ryuugaku: Explorations in Study Abroad. Vol. 5. No. 1. (p. 32 - 40).
Available online at http://jalt-sa.org/PDF/5-1-Asai(J).pdf
Jul 2014   Text Review: Travel Abroad Project by Richard McMahon.
Ryūgaku: Explorations in Study Abroad. 7 (1). (p. 38 – 41).