Peter Hourdequin

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Name
Peter Hourdequin
Affiliation
Tokoha University
Section
Faculty of Foreign Studies, Department of English
Job title
Associate Professor
Degree
M.A., TESOL(Teachers College Columbia University), M.A. Asian Studies(University of Hawaii at Manoa), B.A. History / Asian Studies(St. Olaf College)
Other affiliation
Lancaster University

Research Areas

 
 

Education

 
May 2012
 - 
Today
Ph.D. program (in progress), Educational Research, Lancaster University
 
Aug 2008
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Sep 2011
M.A., TESOL, Columbia University Teachers College,
 
Sep 2005
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May 2007
M.A., , Asian Studies,, University of Hawaii at Manoa,
 
Sep 1993
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May 1997
History, Asian Studies, B.A., St. Olaf College,
 

Committee Memberships

 
Nov 2013
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Nov 2014
Japan Association of Language Teaching  Conference Co-Chair (JALT2014)
 
Jun 2012
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Nov 2014
Japan Association of Language Teachers (JALT)  Coordinator, Teacher Education and Development (TED) Special Interest Group (SIG)
 
Nov 2011
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Nov 2013
Japan Association of Language Teaching (JALT) Extensive Reading Special Interest Group  Publications Chair
 
Nov 2010
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Nov 2012
Japan Association of Language Teaching (JALT) Teacher Education and Development (TED) Special Interest Group  Programs Chair
 

Awards & Honors

 
May 2012
Applied Linguistics and Language Education (APPLE) Award Winning M.A. Project, Teachers College Columbia University
 

Published Papers

 
Participatory Game Design as Service Learning
Peter Hourdequin
Service Learning Research Symposium Report: Introducing educational community activities   11-16   Mar 2019   [Invited]
Peter Hourdequin, Seiji Tani, Tetsuya Bando, Jirayu Ponvarut
SET Journal   2018(3)    Dec 2018   [Refereed]
Peter Hourdequin
JALT Journal   39(2) 206-209   Nov 2017   [Refereed][Invited]
This review looks critically at "Languages and Identities in a Transitional Japan: From Internationalization to Globalization" an edited volume of chapters that explore the books theme from various angles. The review connects themes in the book to...
Peter Hourdequin & Seiji Tani
Language and Ecology   3(2) 1-18   Oct 2017   [Refereed]
This paper examines sustainability discourse on the websites of four universities in one region of Japan. The universities represent four different tiers of the Japanese higher education sector. We explore the prominence of sustainability discours...
Peter HOURDEQUIN, Tetsuya BANDO, Seiji TANI, Jirayu PONGVARUT
Tokoha University Faculty of Education Research Review   (38) 433-445   Dec 2017
This preliminary research report introduces a university self-access center-based project focused on the development of a multidisciplinary community of practice around table-top gaming. After situating our study in the context of sociocultural re...
Learning English and Other 21st Century Skills Through Games: Lessons for Japanese Higher Education from Learning Spaces in New York City
Peter Hourdequin
Tokoha University Faculty of Foreign Studies Research Review   (33) 41-59   Mar 2017
This paper explores progressive approaches to literacy through games as modeled by several educational institutions in the New York metropolitan area. After introducing some foundational concepts from the New Literacy Studies (NLS) tradition, the ...
Conversations in Class (Book Review)
Peter Hourdequin
The Language Teacher   41(1)    Jan 2017   [Refereed]
Mark Brierley, Peter Hourdequin, Brent Simmonds, Catriona Takeuchi, Tim Prichard
The 2015 PanSIG Journal   23-30   May 2016   [Refereed]
Many conference attendees and organisers are concerned about environmental issues. This paper looks at actions taken at the 2015 PanSIG conference relating to environmental issues, speci cally considering the carbon footprint of the conference, c...
Peter Hourdequin
The Journal of Literature in Language Teaching   4(2) 40-49   Dec 2015   [Refereed]
Dialogue, Performance, and Play in the Language Classroom
Peter Hourdequin
Albion   (28) 23-29   Apr 2015
Foreign Language Teaching and The Multilingual Subject
Peter Hourdequin
The Language Teacher   38(4) 8-11   Jul 2014   [Refereed]
Edmodo: a simple tool for blended learning
Peter Hourdequin
The Language Teacher   38(1)    Jan 2014   [Refereed]
Promoting student autonomy with a simple online learning management system
Peter Hourdequin
Learning Learning   20(2) 35-42   Oct 2013   [Refereed]
How we do it: a Japanese university's ER community of practice revisited
Peter Hourdequin
Extensive Reading in Japan   6(2) 8-12   Oct 2013   [Refereed]
Student narratives of extensive reading investment
Peter Hourdequin & Satomi Shibata
Extensive Reading in Japan   6(2)    Oct 2013   [Refereed]
Dialogic Teacher Development in the Internet Age: Tools and Opportunities
Peter Hourdequin
Explorations in Teacher Education   21(1)    Jul 2013   [Refereed]
Identity and Communities of Practice in Foreign Language Learning Contexts
Peter Hourdequin
Working Papers in TESOL and Applied Linguistics   12(2)    Dec 2012   [Refereed][Invited]
An Analysis of the Reading and Speaking Sections of a Community English Program (CEP) Placement Test
Peter Hourdequin
Tokoha University Department of Foreign Languages Journal   27    Mar 2012
The Longitudinal Development of an Extensive Reading Program in a Japanese University
Emiko Rachi, Satomi Shibata, Peter Hourdequin
Extensive Reading World Congress Proceedings      2012
TED Talking with Steve Herder
Peter Hourdequin
Explorations in Teacher Education   19(1) 3-8   2011   [Refereed]
Foreign Language is a Door
Peter Hourdequin
Albion   (24)    2011
A Communities of Practice Perspective on Foreign Language Extensive Reading
Peter Hourdequin
Extensive Reading in Japan   4(1)    2011   [Refereed]
A Task-Based Approach to Entrance Exam Essay Question Preparation
Peter Hourdequin
The Internet TESL Journal   15(2)    2009
Peter Hourdequin
International Relations of the Asia-Pacific   8(2) 175-190   2008   [Refereed]
Muslim Influences in Seventeenth Century Ayutthaya
Peter Hourdequin
Explorations   7(2) 37-46   2007   [Refereed]

Books etc

 
It's Your Turn: EFL Teaching and Learning with Tabletop Games.
James York, Jonathan deHaan, Peter Hourdequin (Part:Joint Work)
Mar 2019   ISBN:978-3-030-12567-7
Book Chapter in Reinders et al., Eds., "Innovation in Language Teaching and Learning: The Case of Japan"
Fluency Frames: An Active Learning Workbook and Portfolio
Peter Hourdequin
Apr 2017   ISBN:978-4-901580-37-3

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Participatory Game Design as Service Learning [Invited]
Peter Hourdequin
Service Learning Research Symposium: Introducing educational community activities   26 Feb 2019   
Gaming and Multiliteracies in a Japanese University's Self Access Center
Peter Hourdequin
International Academic Forum   9 Jan 2018   
This presentation will introduce a model for transdisciplinary game-based learning piloted in a Japanese university's foreign language self- access center. After introducing the research site and its context, I will outline some of the important a...
Peter Hourdequin
Center for Education of Global Communicatiion (CEGLOC) Conference   9 Dec 2017   
In this participatory workshop, attendees will experience (play!) a very simple table-top game. I will discuss how I’ve used the game in a university English oral communication class as a vehicle for raising pragmatic awareness (about register) an...
Re-Rolling SLA Methodology With Tabletop Games
Peter Hourdequin
Japan Association of Language Teaching (JALT)   19 Nov 2017   
This forum explores the use of tabletop games as an innovative means for language development that engages the imaginations and critical thinking faculties of EFL learners. We present three ethnographic case studies from our university contexts, e...
The Discourse of Campus Sustainability at Public and Private Japanese Universities
Peter Hourdequin
Hawaii International Conference on Education   3 Jan 2017   
This paper presents an analysis of campus sustainability discourse at four universities that are part of a growing higher education campus sustainability movement in Japan. Our research objective is to examine some of the different ways that the g...
Cultivating Campus Sustainability at a Japanese University: Student, Faculty, and Administration Perspectives
Peter Hourdequin
Hawaii International Conference on Education   5 Jan 2016   
This single-site case study uses ethnographic and auto-ethnographic research methods to explore faculty, student, and administrative engagement around sustainability issues on the campus of a medium-sized, private university in central Japan. A n...
EFL & Sustainability: Multiple Approaches
Peter Hourdequin
Japan Association of Language Teaching   21 Nov 2015   
This forum will feature short presentations and a moderated discussion on themes related to the intersection of English as a Foreign Language (EFL) and Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in higher education. Short presentations will expl...
Extensive Reading Communities of Practice in Context [Invited]
Peter Hourdequin
Japan Association of Language Teaching (Yokohama Chapter)   18 Oct 2015   
This presentation and workshop session will explore individual and contextual factors that drive the formation and maintenance of Extensive Reading (ER) Communities of Practice. After a brief introduction of communities of practice theory and an e...
Changing Discourses of Social Practice: Foreign Language Literacy and Digital Mediation in Japanese Higher Education
Peter Hourdequin
The Second Annual Conference on Global Higher Education at Lakeland College Japan   6 Jun 2015   
This presentation explores social practices and perceptions related to foreign-language digital media literacy in a Japanese univrsity. Based on qualitative data collected using narrative frames, I explore what Thorne (2003) calls “cultures of use...
Voyages of lifelong learning: stories of impact
Peter Hourdequin
39th Japan Association of Language Teachers Conference   26 Oct 2013   
As moderator, I convened this joint forum on EFL teacher education. The forum brought together the voices of a variety of EFL professionals who shared professional narratives of transformation. Using a rotating format for multiple short simultaneo...
Student narratives of extensive reading investment
Peter Hourdequin & Satomi Shibata
39th Japan Association of Language Teachers Conference   26 Oct 2013   
Evaluating University Student Agency and Autonomy with Narrative Frames.
Peter Hourdequin
Extensive Reading World Congress (Korea)   15 Sep 2013   
Voice, Place, & Symbolic Competence in Foreign Language Teaching
Peter Hourdequin
EFL Teacher Journeys Conference   16 Jun 2013   
The contemporary ex-patriot foreign language teacher has been described as a “postmodern paladin” (Johnston, 1999)—a would-be global knight whose personal and professional existence however embodies a series of paradoxical conditions characterist...
New Media and Intercultural Learning in Asia: Challenges and Opportunities
Peter Hourdequin
Japan Intercultural Institute   11 Nov 2012   
What makes the difference: Stories from the field
Peter Hourdequin
Japan Association of Language Teachers   13 Oct 2012   
Designing Extensive Reading Communities of Practice [Invited]
Peter Hourdequin
37th JALT National Conference, ER Colloquium: Growing Extensive Readers   Nov 2011   
Condensing Culture: Intercultural Training Challenges for Newcomers
Peter Hourdequin
Japan Intercultural Institute Annual Conference   Oct 2011   
セルフアクセスセンターと多読支援のための環境整備
Emiko Rachi, Satomi Shibata, Peter Hourdequin
Japan Extensive Reading Association (JERA)   Sep 2011   
The Longitudinal Development of an Extensive Reading Program in a Japanese University
Emiko Rachi, Satomi Shibata, Peter Hourdequin
Extensive Reading World Congress   Sep 2011   
TED discussion panel on teacher development: Writing, research, & collaboration [Invited]
Peter Hourdequin, Wilma Luth, Theron Muller
The 10th Annual Pan-SIG Conference   May 2011   
From Good Language Learners to Good Language Learning Communities of Practice
Peter Hourdequin
Japan Intercultural Institute Annual Conference   Oct 2010   
Tests, technology and TBLT: Target task writing
Peter Hourdequin
35th Annual International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning   Nov 2009   

Research Grants & Projects

 
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2021    Investigator(s): Peter Hourdequin
Towards the Creation of a Tokoha Brand Textbook: English Communication 1 and 2 Textbook Research
Tokoha University: Tokoha University Joint Research Funding
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Prof. Shigenori Taniguchi
Campus Sustainability Assessment for Interdisciplinary and Intercultural Learning
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2018    Investigator(s): Peter Hourdequin
Tokoha University: Tokoha University Internal Competitive Research Funding
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2017    Investigator(s): GOTO Takaaki
Applied Research Promoting Learner Autonony in an English Language Program
Tokoha University: Internal Cooperative Research Funding
Project Year: May 2013 - Mar 2014    Investigator(s): Peter Hourdequin
仮想空間と現実空間をむすびつける学習環境デザインの構築 ―英語多読に焦点を当てて―
常葉学園大学: Internal Cooperative Research Funding
Project Year: May 2011 - Mar 2012    Investigator(s): 良知恵美子
Mixed Memories: War Memory in Japan and America
Goto of Hiroshima Foundation: Private Foundation Research Fellowship
Project Year: Aug 2006 - Feb 2007    Investigator(s): Peter Hourdequin
Special intensive Japanese language research
U.S. Department of Education: Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship
Project Year: Jun 2006 - Aug 2006    Investigator(s): Peter Hourdequin
Special Area Studies Research on Southeast Asia
U.S. Department of Education: Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship
Project Year: Sep 2005 - Jun 2006    Investigator(s): Peter Hourdequin
Special intensive Japanese language research
U.S. Department of Education: Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship
Project Year: Jun 2005 - Aug 2005    Investigator(s): Peter Hourdequin

Social Contribution

 
Instructor, MEXT Elementary Teacher Relicensing Program
[Lecturer]  2012 - 2015
Seminar on Japanese Culture for Employees of an International Pharmaceutical Manufacturer
[Lecturer]  2011
Multicultural Lecture Series
[Lecturer]  2009