(Last updated : 2020-10-01 00:27:26)
  OHARA Tetsushi
   Department   Center for Language Education
   Position   Tenured Senior Lecturer
■ Education
1. 〔Doctoral course〕, University of New South Wales (UNSW), Completed, PhD
■ Message
Think critically. Be creative. Enjoy your journey at APU.
■ Current research
Learner Autonomy in language learning
Designing classroom activities for active learning
Roles of Self-Access Learning Center (SALC)
■ Current specialized field
Japanese Language Education, Foreign Language Education (Key Word:Japanese language education, Sociocultural theory, Learner autonomy, Design of classroom activities) 
■ Books and theses
1. 2020/09 Article Emergency remote support at the self-access learning center: Successes and limitations Studies in Self-Access Learning Journal 11(3),pp.235-249 (Collaboration) 
2. 2020/06 Article The role of self-access learning center in Japan: Accommodation of translingual practice amidst international educational reform JASAL Journal 1(1),pp.5-36 (Collaboration) 
3. 2019/01 Article A sociocultural approach to learner autonomy in the language classroom Relay Journal: Research and Practice in Autonomy 2(1) (Single) 
4. 2016/09 Article Gakushūsha ōtonomī o toshite miru kyōshitsu deno gakushū to gakushūsha no nōryoku ni kansuru ichikōsatsu [An analysis of learners’ ability in the classroom through the concept of learner autonomy] The International Conference on Japanese Language Education 2016 Conference Proceedings  (Single) 
5. 2014/08 Article Lost in research: An attempt to create a learning community for research students at an Australian university National Symposium: Japanese Language Education 2012 Proceedings pp.129-141 (Collaboration) 
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■ Conference presentations
1. 2019/11 Articulating the Role of the Self-Access Learning Center in a Translingual Environment (The Japan Association for Self-Access Learning 2019 Annual Conference)
2. 2018/12 Exploring the Roles of the Self-Access Learning Centre in a Multi-language Environment (The Japan Association for Self-Access Learning 2018 Conference (JASAL 2018 x SUTLF 5))
3. 2016/09 An analysis of learners’ ability in the classroom through the concept of learner autonomy (Bali-ICJLE2016)
4. 2013/07 Thinking through the classroom interpersonal relationships: An analysis of dynamic relationships among learners and teachers in Japanese language classrooms (The 18th Biennial Japanese Studies Association of Australia Conference)
5. 2012/11 Learner agency and participation in a Japanese language classroom as a community of practice (Dis/Connections Inaugural Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Postgraduate Conference 2012, UNSW)
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■ Works
1. 2014/12 Sociocultural Theory and Japanese Language Education: An Analysis of Japanese Language Courses and Classroom Activities through the Concept of Mediation and Community
■ Research topic, funded research and KAKENHI
1. 2008  The International Collaborative Research Curriculum, Graduate Program in Linguistic Science, Nanzan University (participated as a researcher/postgraduate student from a consortium institution)  (Key Word : )
■ Awards and honors
1. 2019 Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University 2019 Faculty Assessment: Award in the Field of Teaching
2. 2018 Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University 2018 Faculty Assessment: Award in the Field of Teaching
3. 2012/09 Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, UNSW, Dean's Student Leadership Award (Academic Leadership)
4. 2010/02 UNSW University International Postgraduate Award
■ Educational ability
● Practice example of education method
1. 2019/10 Target Activity
2. 2018/07/20 This Semester's Kanji
3. 2018/04/09 Self-Analysis Activity
4. 2017/04/10 Activity to promote awakening to languages
5. 2016/10/04 Speaking exam based on the concept of CEFR
● Evaluation such as universities concerning teacher's concerned educational ability
● Announcement concerning education
● Matter that should be mentioned specially in others educational activity
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■ Professional contribution to Society
1. 2012/07 Session Chair and Conference Support Member, Asian Studies Association of Australia 19th Biennial Conference
2. 2008~2012 Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT): Test Proctor
■ Committee and society
1. 2009/07 Japanese Studies Association of Australia - International Conference on Japanese Language Education 2009 Conference Committee Volunteer Liaison