Language and Educational Practices

Posts relating to activities of members of the Language and Educational Practices Research Cluster

  • New Publication: Identity construction in learning English academic writing in a Japanese university.

    Published, July 2017 Abstract The construction of writer identity in English L2 academic writing is not usually explicitly addressed in such writing classrooms, yet it plays a significant role for English L2 students learning to write in academic genres. This...

  • Forthcoming Article in Higher Education

    Rose, H. & McKinley, J. (2017). Japan's English medium instruction initiatives and the globalization of higher education, accepted for publication in Higher Education. This article analyses a recent initiative of Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) which...

  • New Edited Volume on Doing Research in Applied Linguistics

    Doing Research in Applied Linguistics: Realities, dilemmas, and solutions provides insight and guidance for those undertaking research, and shows the reader, through honest portrayals of the often glossed-over problems experienced in applied linguistics research, how to deal with the challenges of...

  • Psychology of Language Learning

      On Monday, 22/08/2016, I gave a presentation at the biannual Psychology of Language Learning Conference in Jyväskylä, Finland (https://www.jyu.fi/en/congress/pll2016). The abstract of the talk can be found below. Sources and relationships between self-constructs in foreign language learning in Poland...