James Hobbs

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Name
James Hobbs
Affiliation
Iwate Medical University
Section
Center for Liberal Arts and Sciences, Department of Foreign Languages
Job title
Professor
Research funding number
50347887

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
1995
 - 
2002
Part-time instructor, Iwate University
 
1997
 - 
2002
Part-time instructor, Morioka College
 

Education

 
 
 - 
2003
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Language Studies Unit, Aston University
 

Awards & Honors

 
Jul 2012
The 8th Kenichi Uemura Award, Japan Association for Medical English Education (JASMEE)
 
Nov 2008
Best of JALT 2008 (Iwate), Japan Association for Language Teaching (JALT)
 
Certificate for best Iwate JALT presentation in 2008.

Published Papers

 
The chimp brain and public speaking: Lessons for teachers and learners
James Hobbs
Annual Report of Iwate Medical University Center for Liberal Arts and Sciences   52 31-30   Dec 2017   [Refereed]
Working Together: Clinicians and English teachers
Alan Hauk, Kazutoshi Shibuya, James Hobbs, Walter Davies, and Ruri Ashida
Journal of Medical English Education   15(3) 84-87   Oct 2016   [Refereed][Invited]
Rodis, O., Barroga, E., Barron, J., Hobbs, J., Jayawardena, J., Kageyama, I., Bukasa, K., Langham, C., Matsuka, Y., Miyake, Y., Seki, N., Oka, H., Peters, M., Shibata, Y., Stegaroiu, R., Suzuki, K., Takahashi, S., Tsuchiya, H., Yoshida, T., & Yoshimoto , K.
BMC Medical Education   14    Nov 2014   [Refereed]
EMP at work: Iwate Medical University.
Hobbs, J., & Kudo, Y.
Journal of Medical English Education   13(1) 31-34   Feb 2014   [Refereed][Invited]
Skills Lab English: An English-only approach to medical education
Hobbs, J., Masuda, T., & Aizawa, J.
Journal of Medical English Education   13(1) 24-29   Feb 2014   [Refereed]

Books etc

 
Task-based language teaching in foreign language contexts (Ed. A. Shehadeh & C. Coombe). Chapter 6: Task structure and patterns of interaction: What can we learn from observing native speakers performing tasks? (pp. 109~133).
James Hobbs (Part:Contributor)
John Benjamins B. V.   2012   
Teachers exploring tasks in English language teaching (Ed. C. Edwards & J. Willis). Chapter 12: Interactive lexical phrases in pair interview tasks. (pp. 143~156).
James Hobbs (Part:Contributor)
Palgrave MacMillan   2005