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NameJim Smiley
AffiliationIwate University Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Department of Human Sciences and Cultural Studies
TitleAssociate Professor
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Homepage URLhttps://sendaismiley.org/
E-mail addressjsmiley@iwate-u.ac.jp
School Attended (except graduate school)
  1. Guildhall School of Music and Drama Music conservatoire Music performance and teaching
    • Classification of School : Others
    • Year completed : 1 Jul. 1992
    • Completion status : Graduated
Graduate School Attended, etc.
  1. King's College, University of London Graduate School, Division of Music Historical Musicology
    • Course of Graduate School : Master Course
    • Year completed : 1 Nov. 1997
    • Completion category : Completed
Degree
  1. Master's in Historical Musicology
    • Degree Field : Other Foreign Languages and Literatures
    • Degree Acquisition University : King's College, University of London
    • Acquisition year : 1 Nov. 1997
Employment Record in Research
  1. Iwate University Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Department of Human Sciences and Cultural Studies
    • [Key Role] Associate Professor (1 Apr. 2016 - )
Research Achievement (Published Thesis)
  1. Exploring epistemic cognition in Japanese university students [Studies on European and American Languages and Cultures, 3, (31 Mar. 2018), pp.123-153] Jim Smiley
  2. Assessing students' higher order thinking using epistemic cognition: A call for better epistemic matching between pedagogic aims and outcomes [Artes Liberales, (102), (1 Jun. 2018), pp.103-119] Jim Smiley
  3. Applying the Bechdel Test to EFL Textbooks in Japan [Between the Keys, 23(3), (1 Dec. 2015), pp.16-21] Jim Smiley
  4. Classical test theory or Rasch: a personal account from a novice user [Shiken, 19(1), (1 Apr. 2015), pp.16-31] Jim Smiley
  5. An analysis of an English test comparing classical test theory and the Rasch model. [The Bulletin of the Faculty of Policy Management Studies, Tohoku Bunka Gakuen University, (14), (1 Mar. 2015), pp.103-124] Jim Smiley
  6. Differentiated Instruction through tiered rubrics [Between the Keys, 23(1), (1 Mar. 2015), pp.19-26] Jim Smiley
  7. Educational Value Systems [Between the Keys, 20(2), (1 Mar. 2013), pp.31-35] Jim Smiley
  8. Publisher Profile: Perceptia Press [Between the Keys, 20(2), (1 Mar. 2013), pp.9-11] Jim Smiley
  9. The Anatomy of a Page in a Single Typeface [Between the Keys, 20(1), (1 Apr. 2012), pp.31-35] Jim Smiley
  10. Materials Development Project [Between the Keys, 20(1), (1 Apr. 2012), pp.14-16] Jim Smiley
  11. Publisher Profile: Fineline Press [Between the Keys, 20(1), (1 Apr. 2012), pp.10-13] Jim Smiley
  12. Making a class handout booklet [Between the Keys, 20(1), (1 Sep. 2011), pp.10-13] Jim Smiley
  13. Increasing dispersion between syntactic complexity and L2 learner test scores [The Bulletin of the Faculty of Policy Management Studies, Tohoku Bunka Gakuen University, (8), (1 Mar. 2009), pp.113-127] Jim Smiley
  14. The Missing Piece: A look at language modification [Between the Keys, 16(3), (1 Dec. 2008), pp.4-9] Jim Smiley
  15. Count me in! [The Language Teacher, 32(10), (1 Oct. 2008), pp.30-31] Jim Smiley
  16. Conference planning factoids: True or false [The Language Teacher, 32(4), (1 Apr. 2008), pp.29-30] Jim Smiley
  17. Questioning the Use of Music in English Language Teaching [The Bulletin of the Faculty of Policy Management Studies, Tohoku Bunka Gakuen University, (7), (1 Mar. 2008), pp.121-130] Jim Smiley
  18. Gentle Inspiration [Between the Keys, 16(1), (1 Mar. 2008), pp.12-14] Jim Smiley
  19. Discourse cards [The Language Teacher, 32(1), (1 Jan. 2008), pp.19-20] Jim Smiley
  20. Materials used in Japan: Coexisting traditions [English Language Learning Materials, (1 Jan. 2008), pp.245-262] Jim Smiley
  21. Using Music in EFL in Japan [The Language Teacher, 31(7), (1 Jul. 2007), pp.54-55] Jim Smiley
  22. Smoking out trouble: Problems and solutions to the on-campus smoking [The Bulletin of the Faculty of Policy Management Studies, Tohoku Bunka Gakuen University, (6), (1 Mar. 2007), pp.251-258] Jim Smiley
  23. A case for linguistic simplification [The Bulletin of the Faculty of Policy Management Studies, Tohoku Bunka Gakuen University, (6), (1 Mar. 2007), pp.105-122] Jim Smiley
  24. Semantic Distance as a Predictor of Linguistic Difficulty [Between the Keys, 14(3), (1 Dec. 2006), pp.21-31] Jim Smiley
  25. Classroom Materials: One Teacher’s Story [Between the Keys, 14(1), (1 Mar. 2006), pp.5-13] Jim Smiley
  26. ‘Yes/ No’ Questions: An investigation of their pedagogic value after separation of form, meaning and socio-political intention [The Bulletin of the Faculty of Policy Management Studies, Tohoku Bunka Gakuen University, (5), (1 Jan. 2006), pp.119-129] Jim Smiley
  27. ウィンドーズXPの日本語版ワードを使って日本語を学ぶ [13(1), (1 Jan. 2006), pp.3-11] Jim Smiley
  28. Little Sentences, Big Meanings: Forwarding a Theory for Activity Instructions [Between the Keys, 13(2), (1 Oct. 2005), pp.16-17] Jim Smiley
  29. Investigating Teacher Intuition [Explorations in Teacher Education, 13(3), (1 Oct. 2005), pp.3-10] Jim Smiley
  30. Adding Style [Between the Keys, 13(1), (1 Jul. 2005), pp.12-14] Jim Smiley
  31. Communicating Communicative [JALT Pan-SIG 2005 Conference Proceedings, (1 Jun. 2005), pp.114-120] Jim Smiley
  32. Improving Document Readability – part 2: Type [Between the Keys, 12(3), (1 Mar. 2005), pp.4-7] Jim Smiley
  33. Design Choices and Readability [The Bulletin of the Faculty of Humanities, Ohu University Journal., 15, (1 Dec. 2004), pp.72-79] Jim Smiley
  34. Materials Creation: A Whole Approach [JALT 2003 Conference Proceedings, (1 Nov. 2004), pp.649-655] Jim Smiley
  35. Teaching Paradigms and Materials Production [The Language Teacher, 28(11), (1 Nov. 2004), pp.31-34] Jim Smiley
  36. Improving Document Readability - Part One: Global Considerations [Between the Keys, 12(2), (1 Mar. 2004), pp.9-12] Jim Smiley
  37. Using Native Japanese Pronunciation in Material Design for English Language Activities [The Bulletin of the Faculty of Humanities, Ohu University Journal., 15, (1 Dec. 2003), pp.66-76] Jim Smiley
  38. Textbooks and Language Courses: Difficult Bedfellows [The Bulletin of the Faculty of Humanities, Ohu University, (14), (1 Dec. 2002), pp.66-78] Jim Smiley
Research Achievement (Book)
  1. Conversation Master [Perceptia Press (1 Sep. 2014)] Jim Smiley
    • Classification of Books : The textbook
  2. Therapy Care Workbook [Perceptia Press (1 Mar. 2014)] Jim Smiley
    • Classification of Books : The textbook
  3. Therapy Care [Perceptia Press (1 Mar. 2014)] Jim Smiley
    • Classification of Books : The textbook
  4. Frames [Perceptia Press (1 Mar. 2013)] Jim Smiley
    • Classification of Books : The textbook
  5. Taking Issue [Perceptia Press (1 Sep. 2013)] Jim Smiley
    • Classification of Books : The textbook
  6. Nursing Care [Perceptia Press (1 Mar. 2013)] Jim Smiley
    • Classification of Books : The textbook
  7. Nursing Care Workbook [Perceptia Press (1 Mar. 2013)] Jim Smiley
    • Classification of Books : The textbook
  8. English Care [Perceptia Press (1 Apr. 2009)] Jim Smiley
    • Classification of Books : The textbook
  9. English Care Workbook [Perceptia Press (1 Apr. 2009)] Jim Smiley
    • Classification of Books : The textbook
Oral Presentation
  1. Students Epistemic Cognition and Sourcing
    • Type of Presentation : The oral ( generality )
    • Date of Presentation : 9 Dec. 2018
    • All Speakers : Jim Smiley
  2. Ways of knowing: Understanding epistemic cognition
    • Type of Presentation : The oral ( generality )
    • Date of Presentation : 27 Feb. 2017
    • All Speakers : Jim Smiley
  3. Reframing Success
    • Type of Presentation : The oral ( generality )
    • Date of Presentation : 25 Jan. 2014
    • All Speakers : Jim Smiley
  4. Sing It, Say It
    • Type of Presentation : The oral ( generality )
    • Date of Presentation : 20 Feb. 2013 - 21 Feb. 2013
    • All Speakers : Jim Smiley
  5. Lessons from Nothing
    • Type of Presentation : The oral ( generality )
    • Date of Presentation : 25 Apr. 2012
    • All Speakers : Jim Smiley
  6. Developing Speaking with Fluency Drills
    • Type of Presentation : The oral ( generality )
    • Date of Presentation : 30 Oct. 2011
    • All Speakers : Jim Smiley
  7. Integrating music into materials
    • Type of Presentation : The oral ( generality )
    • Date of Presentation : 15 Dec. 2008
    • All Speakers : Jim Smiley
  8. Quick computer-aided classroom materials
    • Type of Presentation : The oral ( generality )
    • Date of Presentation : 20 Oct. 2008
    • All Speakers : Jim Smiley
  9. Teacher aid techniques
    • Type of Presentation : The oral ( generality )
    • Date of Presentation : 10 Sep. 2008
    • All Speakers : Jim Smiley
  10. Designing supplementary materials
    • Type of Presentation : The oral ( generality )
    • Date of Presentation : 7 May. 2008
    • All Speakers : Jim Smiley
  11. Possible Futures
    • Type of Presentation : The oral ( generality )
    • Date of Presentation : 10 May. 2007
    • All Speakers : Jim Smiley
  12. Integrating music into materials
    • Type of Presentation : The oral ( generality )
    • Date of Presentation : 10 May. 2007
    • All Speakers : Jim Smiley
  13. Semantic Distance
    • Type of Presentation : The oral ( generality )
    • Date of Presentation : 10 May. 2007
    • All Speakers : Jim Smiley
  14. Routes to mastery
    • Type of Presentation : The oral ( generality )
    • Date of Presentation : 10 Nov. 2006
    • All Speakers : Jim Smiley
  15. A case for linguistic simplification
    • Type of Presentation : The oral ( generality )
    • Date of Presentation : 3 Nov. 2006
    • All Speakers : Jim Smiley
  16. Learners and test performance
    • Type of Presentation : The oral ( generality )
    • Date of Presentation : 8 May. 2006
    • All Speakers : Jim Smiley
  17. Modern Uses of Technology
    • Type of Presentation : The oral ( generality )
    • Date of Presentation : 20 Oct. 2005
    • All Speakers : Jim Smileyt
  18. Communicative Potential
    • Type of Presentation : The oral ( generality )
    • Date of Presentation : 1 Sep. 2005
    • All Speakers : Jim Smiley
  19. Questioning a Received Truth
    • Type of Presentation : The oral ( generality )
    • Date of Presentation : 30 Aug. 2005
    • All Speakers : JIM SMILEY
  20. Are Your Activities Really Communicative?
    • Type of Presentation : The oral ( generality )
    • Date of Presentation : 8 May. 2005
    • All Speakers : Jim Smiley
  21. Kanji Through Associative Learning
    • Type of Presentation : The oral ( generality )
    • Date of Presentation : 20 Jan. 2005
    • All Speakers : Jim Smiley
  22. Using Visual and Spatial Intelligence
    • Type of Presentation : The oral ( generality )
    • Date of Presentation : 1 Jun. 2004
    • All Speakers : Jim Smiley
  23. Materials Creation: A Whole Approach
    • Type of Presentation : The oral ( generality )
    • Date of Presentation : 1 Nov. 2003
    • All Speakers : Jim Smiley
  24. Error Correction
    • Type of Presentation : The oral ( generality )
    • Date of Presentation : 1 Nov. 2001
    • All Speakers : Jim Smiley
  25. Methods in error correction
    • Type of Presentation : The oral ( generality )
    • Date of Presentation : 1 Sep. 2000
    • All Speakers : Jim Smiley
  26. Digital Futures
    • Type of Presentation : The symposium workshop panel ( public offering )
    • Date of Presentation : 3 Nov. 2015
    • All Speakers : Jim Smiley