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  BERGER Maiko
   Department   Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University Center for Language Education
   Position   Associate Professor
■ Education
1. 2009/10~2019/08 〔Doctorial Course〕, The University of Exeter, Completed, Doctor of Education Link
2. 2005/09~2007/04 〔Master Course〕, 外国語としての英語教育(TESOL), University of Exeter, Completed, Master of Education in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages with Merit
3. 1997/04~2002/03 Teaching English as a Foregin Language, Faculty of Education, Oita University, Graduated, Bachelor of Education, Faculty of Education and Welfare Science (Major in English teaching in primary school, secondary and senior high schools)(11677)
4. 2000/08~2001/07 San Francisco State University, Studying abroad
■ Academic and professional experience
1. 2012/04 Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University Center for Language Education Associate Professor
2. 2009/04~2012/03 Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University Center for Language Education Assistant Professor
3. 2008/04~2009/03 Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University Center for Language Education Senior lecturer
4. 2007/04~2008/03 Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University Center for Language Education Junior Lecturer
5. 2005/04~2005/08 Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University Language Institute Part-time Lecturer
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■ Message
Do you have a dream or goal for the future? You will find that you enjoy your studies a great deal more if you have a clear goal. For language learners, it’s important that you get as much contact with the language as possible so please make the most of APU’s unique campus environment. I hope that you all become outstanding global citizens with equally outstanding communication skills.
■ Current specialized field
Foreign Language Education, Education, Linguistics, English Studies, Educational Psychology, Educational Sociology (Key Word:Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Effect of Primary School English Education, Learner Autonomy, Pre-enrollment Education, Study Abroad Programs, Teacher Development) 
■ Books and theses
1. 2024/04 Article High-Frequency Vocabulary: Moving From Recognition to Recall Level on Quizlet SAGE Open 14(2),pp.1-12 (Collaboration)  Link
2. 2022/10/11 Other Is Study Abroad Really Effective? SALC blog  (Single)  Link
3. 2022/08 Article Cultivating Autonomous Learning with a Language Learning Strategy Database JALT Postconference Publication - Issue 2021.1; August 2022 2021(1),pp.53-62 (Collaboration)  Link
4. 2022/03/17 Article Cultivating Independent Learning for Assurance of Learning in University English Programs APU Journal of Language Research 7,pp.1-17 (Collaboration)  Link
5. 2020/06/05 Article Keep it Positive: Raising Young Bilingual Learners The 2019 PanSIG Journal. Roy, D. & Blake, J. (Eds.) pp.149-154 (Collaboration)  Link
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■ Academic or professional association memberships
1. 2008/01~ The Japan Association for Language Teaching (JALT) Link
2. 2009/05~ ∟ Membership Chair
3. 2012/01~2024/01 The Japan Association for Language Teaching Study Abroad SIG Link
4. 2006/09~ The Japan Society of English Language Education (JASELE) Link
5. 2006/09~ The Kyushu Academic Society of English Language Education Link
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■ Conference presentations
1. 2022/12/03 Case Study on Inclusive Lessons for University English Classes based on UDL Theory (The 4th Conference for the Association of Universal Design for English Language Learning) Link
2. 2022/02/19 Assurance of Learning in a university EFL Program: Mapping a quality culture (JALT Tokyo Chapter Event) Link
3. 2021/12/05 Applying Universal Design for Learning framework in English classes (Asia Pacific Conference 2021: Diversity and Inclusion) Link
4. 2021/11/13 Cultivating Autonomous Learning With a Language Learning Strategy Database (47th Annual International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning & Educational Materials Exhibition) Link
5. 2021/09/04 Making international friends at home, via online office hours (The Japan Association for Language Teaching (JALT) Study Abroad SIG Conference 2021) Link
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■ Works
1. 2023/01/25 Five Tips to Master English
2. 2022/12/17 Practical English for Intermediate Students
3. 2022/09/10 Englishes in Asia Pacific and the World (福岡県福岡市)
4. 2022/06/03 Five Tips on Mastering English (Beppu) Link
5. 2021/09/11 World Englishes 101 (福岡市) Link
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■ Research topic, funded research and KAKENHI
1. 2023/10~2024/09  Study Plan Needs Analysis for Standard Track English Program Students  (Key Word : )
2. 2020~2023/03  A case study of inclusive class development based on UDL concept: Improving the 1st year seminar and mandatory language subjects at Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University  (Key Word : ) Link
3. 2019/04~  Nurturing Autonomous Learners with Academic English for Study Abroad  (Key Word : )
4. 2012~2015  Enhancing Short-term Study Abroad Programs  (Key Word : )
5. 2012~2013  Promoting Extensive Reading in the English Curriculum to nurture Autonomous Learners  (Key Word : Extensive Reading)
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■ Awards and honors
1. 2021/07 Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University Ristumeikan Asia Pacific University Award for Outstanding Service in the Field of Teaching AY2020
2. 2019/08 Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University Ristumeikan Asia Pacific University Award for Outstanding Service in the Field of Teaching AY2018
3. 2018/09 Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University Ristumeikan Asia Pacific University Award for Outstanding Service in the Field of Teaching AY2017
4. 2012/07 Ristumeikan Asia Pacific University Award for Outstanding Service in the Field of Teaching AY2011
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■ Qualification and licenses
1. 2010/11/09 University of Cambridge ESOL Examiner
2. 2002/03/25 Elementary School Teacher's License First Grade
3. 2002/03/25 Secondary School Teacher's License in Foreign Language First Grade
4. 2002/03/25 Senior High School Teacher's License in Foreign Language First Grade
5. 2001/03 STEP Eiken First Grade
■ Educational ability
● Practice example of education method
1. 2017/10/01~2018/03/23 Lecturer for Intermediate English B
2. 2008/10/01~2013/03/31 Coordinator and instructor for Intensive Language Learning Overseas English Programs
3. 2008/04/01 Senior Lecturer , Level Coordinator for Introduction to English (Domestic Stream)
4. 2007/04/01~2007/10 Junior Lecturer at Language Institute , Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University Subjects: Fundamental English I , Intermediate English I , Intermediate English II
● Made textbook and teaching material
1. 2021/10/01~ The APU English Learning Strategies Link
● Announcement concerning education
● Matter that should be mentioned specially in others educational activity
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■ Professional contribution to Society
1. 2024/03~2024/03 Special Lectures at Kamegawa Elementary School, 5th grade, Beppu City
2. 2023/05~2023/10 Advisor for junior and senior high school teachers at 71st Kyushu English Teachers Conference Link
3. 2022/11~ Baiko Gakuin Senior High School Graduation Research Project
4. 2021/12~2022/03 Baiko Gakuin Senior High School Graduation Research Project
5. 2017/12~2017/12 Presented opinions on English education for primary schools for Oita Godo Newspaper
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■ Committee and society
1. 2024/04/08~2025/03/31 Oita Prefectural Senior High School Third Party Evaluation Committee Evaluation Committee Member, Team Leader
2. 2023/11/28~2024/02/10 English Four Skills and Inquiry-based Learning Association Preliminary round judge for the 6th Change Maker Awards Link
3. 2023/04/10~2024/03/31 Oita Prefectural Senior High School Third Party Evaluation Committee Evaluation Committee Member, Team Leader Link
4. 2023/10/15~2023/10/15 The 19th All Kyushu Senior High School English Debate Contest Oita Preliminary Chief Judge
5. 2022/04/15~2023/03/31 Oita Prefectural Senior High School Third Party Evaluation Committee Evaluation Committee Member, Team Leader Link
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