MATSUMURA Shoichi

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Name
MATSUMURA Shoichi
Affiliation
Ryukoku University
Section
Faculty of International Studies,Department of Global Studies
Job title
Professor
Degree
Ph. D. (Language Education)(The University of British Columbia (Canada)), Master (Education)(Kobe University)

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2015
 - 
Today
Professor, Department of Global Studies, Ryukoku University
 
Apr 2011
 - 
Mar 2015
Professor, Department of Intercultural Communication, Ryukoku University
 
Sep 2011
 - 
Aug 2012
Visiting Scholar, Graduate School of Education, University of California, Berkeley
 
Sep 2003
 - 
Mar 2011
Associate Professor, Department of Intercultural Communication, Ryukoku University
 
Apr 2007
 - 
Mar 2008
Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education, University of British Columbia
 

Education

 
Sep 1995
 - 
Nov 2000
Ph.D. in Language Education (Teaching English as a Second Language), University of British Columbia
 

Awards & Honors

 
1999
Government of Canada Award
 
1999
University of British Columbia Graduate Fellowship
 

Published Papers

 
Directions of research on teaching pragmatics in elementary school foreign language activities.
Matsumura, S.
Journal of the Socio-Cultural Research Institute   (19) 31-39   2017
“You can speak, therefore you can teach”: A critical reexamination of the role of native English teachers in Japan.
Matsumura, S.
Journal of the Socio-Cultural Research Institute   (17) 187-196   2015
Narrowing the gap between language teacher cognition and practice.
Matsumura, S.
Journal of the Socio-Cultural Research Institute   (16) 221-227   2014
Implementation of Japan’s Elementary School English Education: Challenges and Potential Pitfalls.
Matsumura, S.
Proceedings of the 3rd Afrasia International Symposium.   74-83   2014
Debunking the myth of the importance of native speakers in EFL classrooms.
Chapple, J., & Matsumura, S.
Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on END (Education and New Developments)   66-70   2013   [Refereed]

Misc

 
Current issues in studies of interlanguage pragmatics.
Matsumura, S.
Invited lecture at Kumamoto University      Jul 2017

Books etc

 
Voices from teachers: A critical look at team teaching in Japan’s elementary school English education.
Matsumura, S. (Part:Contributor, pp. 19-38)
In Wen-ching Ho (Ed.), Foreign language education at home and abroad: Pedagogy in the contexts of language, literature, and translation   Mar 2016   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Examining pragmatic impact of study abroad on Japanese EFL learner’ strategy choice in offering advice.
Matsumura, S., & Chapple, J.
Poster presented at the 15th International Pragmatics Conference, Belfast Waterfront Center, Northern Ireland, UK.   20 Jul 2017   
Who says it’s effective to teach English in English in EFL contexts in Japan?
Matsumura, S., & Chapple, J.
Paper presented at the Multidisciplinary Approaches in Language Policy and Planning Conference, Rozsa Center at the University of Calgary, AB, Canada.   2 Sep 2016   
Should English be taught in English? A critical assessment of the teaching policy in Japanese high schools.
Chapple, J., & Matsumura, S.
Paper presented at the 4th International Conference on Language, Education and Diversity (LED), University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.   25 Nov 2015   
Another look at foreign language education policy in the Japanese elementary schools.
Takakuwa, M., & Matsumura, S.
Paper presented at the Multidisciplinary Approaches in Language Policy and Planning Conference, Rozsa Center at the University of Calgary, AB, Canada.   3 Sep 2015   
Teaching English in English: A critical examination of the policy in Japanese high schools.
Matsumura, S., & Chapple, J.
Paper presented at the Bridging Language Acquisition and Language Policy Symposium, Lund University, Lund, Sweden.   17 Jun 2015   

Research Grants & Projects

 
小学校英語コミュニケーション活動に求められる語用論的意味解釈力に関する実証研究
科学研究費補助金(基盤研究C)
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): 松村 省一
小学校外国語活動指導に関する実証研究:オーラシーとリテラシー融合の可能性について
科学研究費補助金(基盤研究B)
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2016    Investigator(s): 松村 省一
英語科教員の専門的指導力に関する実証研究-日本・韓国・台湾の国際比較からの示唆
科学研究費補助金(基盤研究B)
Project Year: Apr 2008 - Mar 2012    Investigator(s): 松村 省一
良質な教員採用試験(英語専門筆記)の研究開発及びその波及効果について
科学研究費補助金(基盤研究C)
Project Year: Apr 2006 - Mar 2010    Investigator(s): 脇田 博文
英語学習者の語用力レベルを測定するためのテスト開発
科学研究費補助金(若手研究B)
Project Year: Apr 2005 - Mar 2008    Investigator(s): 松村 省一