Toshinobu Nagamine

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Name
Toshinobu Nagamine
Affiliation
Kumamoto University
Section
Graduate School of Social and Cultural Science
Job title
Associate Professor
Degree
Ph.D.(Indiana University of Pennsylvania), M.A.(Murray State University)
Research funding number
20390544
ORCID ID
0000-0002-0733-1932

Profile

Toshinobu Nagamine is Associate Professor of English teacher education at Kumamoto University, Japan. His research interests include applied phonetics, foreign language education policy, language teacher emotions and cognition, reflective practice, and teacher education and development.

Research Areas

 
 

Research Grants & Projects

 
Investigating and an Attempt at Theorizing "Dialogic Body" Situated in Teaching Contexts
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2022    Investigator(s): Yosuke Yanase
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Challenging Exploratory Research
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2018    Investigator(s): Toshinobu Nagamine
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2018    Investigator(s): Yosuke Yanase
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)
Project Year: Apr 2014 - Mar 2017    Investigator(s): Junko Kawano
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(若手研究(B))
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2015

Books etc

 
Emotions in Second Language Teaching: Theory, Research and Teacher Education
Juan de Dios Martínez Agudo (ed.) (Part:Joint Work, Chapters 9 and 15)
Springer, Switzerland   Apr 2018   ISBN:3319754378
This edited volume explores the multifaceted nature of teacher emotions, presenting current research from different approaches and perspectives, focused towards the second language classroom. Twenty three chapters by well-known scholars from the a...
西岡 宣明 編, 福田 稔 編, 松瀬 憲司 編, 長谷 信夫 編, 緒方 隆文 編, 橋本 美喜男 編 (Part:Contributor, Reflecting to Learn from Experience: Issues of Teacher Cognition and Affect)
開拓社   Mar 2018   ISBN:4758922551
Juan de Dios Martinez Agudo (ed.) (Part:Contributor, Chapter 8: The potential for non-native teachers to effectively teach speaking in a Japanese EFL context)
De Gruyter Mouton   Jun 2017   ISBN:1501512110
Despite being highly debated in applied linguistics and L2 teaching literature, the controversial issue of (non)nativeness still remains unresolved. Contemporary critical research has questioned the theoretical foundations of the nativeness paradi...
Kasajima, J., Seki, N., et al. (Part:Joint Editor)
Tokyo Shoseki   Mar 2015   ISBN:4487122937
Junior high school English textbook authorized by MEXT.
Kasajima, J., Seki, N., et al. (Part:Joint Editor)
Tokyo Shoseki   Mar 2015   ISBN:4487122929
Junior high school English textbook authorized by MEXT.

Published Papers

 
Facilitating Reflective Learning in an EFL Teacher Education Course: A Hybrid/Blended-Learning Approach
Toshinobu Nagamine
The Collected Articles on the English Language: TEFL   (46 Part 6) 439-450   Jun 2014   [Refereed][Invited]
Toshinobu Nagamine
English Language Teaching World Online: Voices from the Classroom (Special Issue on Bonding 2014)   1-10   May 2014   [Refereed][Invited]
Preservice and Inservice EFL Teachers' Perceptions of the New Language Education Policy to "Conduct Classes in English" in Japanese Senior High Schools
Toshinobu Nagamine
Multiculturalism in Asia: Proceedings of the Second Afrasian International Symposium   123-139   Mar 2013   [Refereed]
Aspects of Japanese EFL Teacher Cognitions on Communicative Language Teaching (CLT) [JACET-SIG on LTC]
Shigeru Sasajima, Takako Nishino, Yoshiaki Ehara, & Toshinobu Nagamine
JACET The 51st International Convention Proceedings   375-382   Aug 2012   [Refereed]
A Metaphor Analysis of Preservice EFL Teachers' Beliefs regarding Professional Identity
Toshinobu Nagamine
The Asian EFL Journal Quarterly: Special Issue on Teacher Education, Identity and Development   14(2) 141-171   Jun 2012   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Changing Teaching Practices to Avoid Potential Pitfalls of English Education Reform [Invited]
Toshinobu Nagamine
The 67th Prefectural English Education Research Seminar of Nagasaki   22 Nov 2019   
Effective Teaching Principles Pertinent to All School Levels: Avoiding Potential Pitfalls of Recent English Education Reform [Invited]
Toshinobu Nagamine
Prefectural English Education Research Seminar of Kagawa   7 Jun 2019   
Analyzing Current Issues of Classroom Interactions: Expected Roles and Skills of English Teachers [Invited]
Toshinobu Nagamine
The 25th Anniversary of the Establishment of Miyazaki Municipal University   22 Dec 2018   
Practical Tips for Effective Teaching: Aren’t you only educating the students’ minds? [Invited]
Toshinobu Nagamine
2018 JET Programme ALT Skill Development Conference in Kumamoto   29 Nov 2018   
Exploring EFL Learners' Psychological Factors [Invited]
Toshinobu Nagamine
The 57th Junior High School English Education Conference (Kumamoto City)   26 Oct 2018   
Effective Teaching Principles Pertinent to All School Levels: Avoiding Potential Pitfalls of Recent English Education Reform [Invited]
Toshinobu Nagamine
The 66th Kyushu Regional English Education Research Seminar   19 Oct 2018   
An Inquiry into the Verbalization Process of Practical Knowledge: Exploring Alternative Approaches to Reflection Activities
Toshinobu Nagamine, Yutaka Fujieda, & Atsushi Iida
The 34th Research Meeting of JACET LTC SIG   17 Mar 2018   
Critical Influences Caused by the Introduction of English Education as a Subject in Elementary Schools and What Teachers Should be Aware of [Invited]
Toshinobu Nagamine
Startup Conference on Elementary School English Education in Kumamoto   18 Jan 2018   School Education Division, Municipal Board of Education in Kumamoto
A Qualitative Case Study of a Multilingual Speaker's Pragmatic Competence and Awareness of Register: Pedagogical Implications for ESP Teachers
Toshinobu Nagamine & Ayaka Ikezuki
International Conference on ESP: New Technologies and Digital Learning, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong (7-9 December, 2017)   8 Dec 2017   
Early English Education and School Partnerships & Cooperation [Invited]
Toshinobu Nagamine
23 Nov 2017   JASELE & JES
Cutting "Today's English Education Reforms" into Pieces and Putting the Pieces Back Together: Crucial Points to Change Teaching Practices [Invited]
Toshinobu Nagamine
The 2017 Senior High School English Education Conference: The 21st Century Seminar   9 Jun 2017   
Reforming English Education in Japan: Issues, Problems, and Challenges [Invited]
Toshinobu Nagamine
2016 JET Programme ALT Skill Development Conference in Kagoshima   5 Nov 2016   
Exploring Pre-service Teachers' Practical Knowledge to Promote Innovative and Creative Pedagogical Approaches
Toshinobu Nagamine, Yutaka Fujieda, & Atsushi Iida
TEFLIN   10 Sep 2016   
Rethinking Teacher Research: Focusing on Teacher's "Mind" and "Body"
Toshinobu Nagamine
Shigeru Sasajima, Katsuhiro Chiba, Toshinobu Nagamine, & Atsushi Iida. JACET-SIG on LTC Symposium, Examining Teacher Research in the Contexts of English Teacher Education. The 55th JACET International Convention   2 Sep 2016   
What Should we Know to Teach English Differently and Innovatively? [Invited]
Toshinobu Nagamine
The 2016 2nd English Teachers' Seminar of Ashikita & Minamata region in Kumamoto   5 Aug 2016   English Division, Research Group of Junior High School Education, Ashikita & Minamata Region
The Perspectives of Active Learning and English Education [Invited]
Toshinobu Nagamine
2016 Kyushu Region Conference on English Education in Schools Attached to National Universities   28 Jul 2016   English Division, Research Group of Education Attached to National Universities in Kyushu
Changing English Learners into English Users: Practical Hints to Change Teaching Practices [Invited]
Toshinobu Nagamine
The 2015 Senior High School English Education Conference   4 Nov 2015   English Division, Research Group of Senior High School Education, Prefectural Board of Education in Kumamoto
Is English Teaching an Art/Craft or a Science? [Invited]
Toshinobu Nagamine
The 53rd Kagoshima Junior High School English Education Conference   23 Oct 2015   English Division, Research Group of Senior High School Education, Prefectural Board of Education in Kagoshima
Tips to Improve the Validity of Performance Assessments: Focusing on English Speaking Skills [Invited]
Toshinobu Nagamine
The 2015 3rd Seminar for Senior High School English Teachers in Kumamoto   28 Jan 2015   English Division, Research Group of Senior High School Education, Prefectural Board of Education in Kumamoto
Why have English education reforms been unsuccessfully implemented in Japan? [Invited]
Toshinobu Nagamine
JACET SIG Language Teacher Cognition Research the 8th Research Meeting   24 Jan 2015   
Developing Fundamental Knowledge and Skills through CLT: Alternative Approaches to Grammar Teaching [Invited]
Toshinobu Nagamine
The 2014 2nd English Teachers' Seminar of Uki region in Kumamoto   22 Jul 2014   English Division, Research Group of Junior High School Education, Uki Region
Critical Review of Foreign Language Education Policy and Practice in Japan
Shoichi Matsumura & Toshinobu Nagamine
Spring 2014 INLEPS (International Network for Language Education Policy Studies) Conference   15 Jun 2014   
Nonnative EFL Teachers' English Language Proficiency to Teach Classes in English: A Qualitative Case Study of Teacher Anxiety
Toshinobu Nagamine
The 10th Asian EFL Journal International Conference   31 Jan 2014   
Reconsidering Teaching Methodologies for Elementary School English Education
Toshinobu Nagamine
Workshop on English Education, Afrasian Research Centre, Ryukoku University   26 Jan 2014   Afrasian Research Centre, Ryukoku University
Alternative Approaches to English Language Teaching in Japan [Invited]
Toshinobu Nagamine
2013 English Teachers' Intensive Training Program in Kumamoto   20 Aug 2013   English Division, Research Group of Senior High School Education, Prefectural Board of Education in Kumamoto
Preservice and Inservice EFL Teachers' Perceptions of the New Language Education Policy to "Conduct Classes in English" in Japanese Senior High Schools
Toshinobu Nagamine
The 2nd Afrasian International Symposium: "Multiculturalism in Asia"   17 Nov 2012   
Aspects of Japanese EFL Teachers' Cognitions on Communicative Language Teaching (CLT) [JACET-SIG on LTC] Symposium
Shigeru Sasajima, Takako Nishino, Yoshiaki Ehara, & Toshinobu Nagamine
JACET The 51st International Convention: "The Application of Contemporary Language Theories to Higher English Education: Focusing on the Importance of Content-based and Context-based Approaches"   1 Sep 2012   
EFL Student-Teachers' Perceptions of World Englishes: A Research Proposal
Toshinobu Nagamine
Multicultural Dialogue: Social Participation through Language Education, Afrasian Research Centre, Ryukoku University   5 Feb 2012   
WTC and Its Interrelationships with Internal/External Factors
Risa Mtsueda & Toshinobu Nagamine
The 40th Conference of KASELE   10 Dec 2011   
ALTs and JTEs’ Roles and Responsibilities [Invited]
Toshinobu Nagamine
The 2010-2011 ALT Mid-Year Seminar in Kumamoto   11 Nov 2010   
Preservice Teachers' Development and Cognition
Toshinobu Nagamine
The 2nd SIG Meeting of Language Teacher Cognition, JACET   Sep 2010   
Effects of Hyper-Pronunciation Training Method on Japanese University Students' Pronunciation
Toshinobu Nagamine
International TESOL Asia Conference, The Cebu International Convention Centre & Cebu Doctors University, Cebu, The Philippines   Aug 2010   
Effects of Blended-learning Environment on Preservice EFL Teachers' Professional Identity Formation
Toshinobu Nagamine
The 38th Annual Conference of the Kyushu Academic Society of English Language Education   Nov 2009   
Preservice EFL Teachers’ Development Processes: A Qualitative Case Study
Toshinobu Nagamine
The 38th Annual Conference of The Japan Association for Language Education and Technology   Jun 2007   
Exploring Japanese Preservice Teachers' Beliefs through Collaborative Journaling: Observed Development Processes in an EFL Teacher Education Program
Toshinobu Nagamine
2007 Global EIL Congress: "English as an International Language: Setting the Global Standards", Korea University, Seoul,South Korea   May 2007   
English Pronunciation Program at Miyazaki Municipal University
Hugh Nicoll, Shigeru Takeno, & Toshinobu Nagamine
1996 English Education Forum of the Japan Association for Language Teaching   Nov 1996   

Misc

 
Toshinobu Nagamine
Junior Horizon Info Site for Elementary School English Education: Essays      Feb 2018   [Invited]
FAQs of English Education Reforms in Japan
Toshinobu Nagamine
Eigo Kyoiku (English Education)   (47)    Mar 2017   [Invited]
Is English Teaching as a Subject a Science?
Toshinobu Nagamine
The Journal of English Teachers in Kagoshima Prefecture   (53) 2-7   Feb 2016   [Invited]
English Education Reform as it Relates to the Development of BICS and CALP
Toshinobu Nagamine
New Horizon Newsletter   3 8-8   Feb 2015   [Invited]
"Empathy" will create "Hope." Book Review of "No, it isn't bad at all to be an English teacher in Japan (Eds. Yanase, Y., Kumita, K., & Okuzumi, K.) (2014; Hitsuji Shobo)
Toshinobu Nagamine
The English Teachers' Magazine   63(10) 90-90   Nov 2014   [Invited]

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2018
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Today
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Social and Cultural Science, Kumamoto University
 
Apr 2017
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Today
Concurrent Faculty, Graduate School of Professional Development in Education, Kumamoto University
 
Apr 2013
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Today
Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, Graduate School of Education, Kumamoto University
 
Apr 2008
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Mar 2013
Associate Professor, Faculty of Letters, Graduate School of Letters, Prefectural University of Kumamoto
 
Apr 2006
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Mar 2008
Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Letters, Prefectural University of Kumamoto
 

Teaching Experience

 

Awards & Honors

 
Nov 2018
Educational Achievement Award, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto University
Winner: Tou, T., Watanabe, S., Nagamine, T., et al.
 
2008
Received Leading Educators of the World - 2008.
 
2008
Selected for inclusion in IBC 2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century, 5th Edition
 
2006
Active-for-life member, Phi Kappa Phi, The Honor Society. [Indiana University of Pennsylvania Chapter, code 266]