SICK, James

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Name
SICK, James
Degree
Doctor of education(Temple University Japan), Master of Education(Coursework) Doctor of Education(Thesis)

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
 
   
 
Tokunin-koshi, International Christian University College of Liberal Arts English for Liberal Arts Program
 
1995
 - 
1999
:Chuo University, part-time lecturer
 
1997
 - 
1999
:Obirin University, part-time lecturer
 
1999
 - 
2001
:Saitama Junior College, English Lecturer
 
2001
 - 
2009
:Obirin University English Lecturer
 

Education

 
 
 - 
2007
TESOL-Curriculum and technology, Temple University Japan
 
 
 - 
1993
Teaching English to Speakers of other languages, Temple University Japan
 
 
 - 
1975
New College of the University of South Florida University (Humanities, Music )
 

Committee Memberships

 
2007
   
 
Japan Association of Language Testing  
 
2005
   
 
Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium  
 
Nov 2007
   
 
Japan Association for Language Teaching(JALT)  Testing and Evaluation SIG Coordinator
 
Nov 1991
   
 
Japan Association for Language Teaching(JALT)  
 

Misc

 
Rasch Measurement in language education Part 6: Rasch Measurement and Factor Analysis
SICK, James
Shiken: JALT Testing and Evaluation SIG Newsletter   15(1)    2011
Rasch measurement in language education Part 5: Assumptions and requirements of Rasch measurement
SICK, James
Shiken: JALT Testing & Evaluation SIG Newsletter   14(2) 23-29   2010
Rasch measurement in language education Part 4: Rasch Analysis Software Programs
SICK, James
Shiken: JALT Testing & Evaluation SIG Newsletter   13(2) 13-16   2009
Rasch measurement in language education part 3: The family of Rasch models
SICK, James
Shiken: JALT Testing & Evaluation SIG Newsletter   13(1) 4-9   2009
Interview with Jack Stenner: Matching readers with texts
SICK, James
The Language Teacher   32(5) 11-14   2008

Books etc

 
"So Did I" : A communicative technique for teaching the past tense. New ways in Using Communicative Games in Language Teaching.
TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages)   1999   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Measuring progress in speaking ability
Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics (GURT) 2012   2012   
Techniques for teaching the TOEFL iBt integrated speaking tasks.
The 8th annual CamTESOL conference   2012   
Practical item writing workshop: Jointly presented by JALT Tesing and Evaluation Special Interest Group and the STEP Eiken Foundation
2010 JALT National Conference, Nagoya, Japan   2010   
What’s on the test? Test security versus the need to know
2009 JALT national conference, Shizuoka, Japan   2009   
Single Rater Observations: Constructing and evaluating measures under less than optimal conditions.
The 5th annual Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium (PROMS)   2009   

Research Grants & Projects

 
Language learning Aptitude testing
Research Field: Social psychology , Science education , European language literature(Individual)
Blended e-Learning to increase class external English interaction