OHBA, Tomomi

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OHBA, Tomomi
Ryukoku University Junior College
Department of Social Welfare
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Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2016
Full-time lecturer, School of Global Studies, Tama University
Apr 2010
Sep 2013
Full-time lecturer (non-tenure), Department of Social Welfare, Ryukoku Junior College
Apr 2008
Mar 2010
Part-time lecturer, Faculty of Education, Shiga University
Mar 2008
Apr 1997
Part-time teacher, Osaka YMCA International High School
Mar 1997
Apr 1995
Part-time teacher, Takinogawa Girl's High School


Jan 2015
PhD candidate, UCL Institute of Education, University College London
Sep 2013
Nov 2014
Master of Research, Doctoral School, Institute of Education, University of London
Jul 1995
M.A. in TESOL, Teachers College, Columbia University
Apr 1991
Jun 1992
Institute of Education, University of London

Published Papers

Teaching English to Students in a Complicated Setting: Approaches and Challenges
OHBA, Tomomi
Tama University School of Global Studies Bulletin   9    Mar 2017   [Refereed]
Lunch Time English: Learners’ Foreign-Language Motivation and Autonomy in a Japanese University Extra-Curricular Program
OHBA, Tomomi (2nd author)
The Ryukoku journal of humanities and sciences   37(1)    Oct 2015   [Refereed]
The Role of English Language Teacher-Trainers in Japan as an Interface between Language Policies and Practising Teachers in the Era of Globalization
OHBA, Tomomi
Master of Research in Educational and Social Research, Institute of Eduacation      Nov 2013   [Refereed]

Books etc

Struggle to Teach World Religions in English as a Global Language: Teaching the World by Teaching the Words in Multi-Cultural Society
OHBA, Tomomi
Apr 2014   
The Second Report of Japan Under Article 44, Paragraph 1 of The Convention on The Rights of The Child.
OHBA, Tomomi (Part:Joint Translation)
Nov 2002   
World stamps and global issues
OHBA, Tomomi
『Global Issues in Language Education Newsletter vol. 27』   Jun 1997   

Conference Activities & Talks

Gaining Ethical Approval: What Researchers in Japan Need to Know When They Conduct Research Overseas
OHBA, Tomomi
Jul 2016   
The Future of English Language Education in Japan: Conditions for Success in a Global Era
OHBA, Tomomi
Dec 2015   

Research Grants & Projects

Developing a Web -based Preliminary Learning Program for Foreign Care Worker Candidates: Towards Understanding Linguistic and Cultural Issues
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2013
Task-based approach, Global issues, Multicultural education, Social inclusion

Social Contribution

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