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  MCGRATH Darby
   Department   Center for Language Education
   Position   Tenured Senior Lecturer
■ Education
1. 2017
Degree Acquisition
Macquarie University, Master of Research
2. 2006/05/27
Degree Acquisition
Macquarie University, Master of Applied Linguistics
3. 1996/05/03
Degree Acquisition
University of Auckland, Bachelor of Arts
■ Academic and professional experience
1. 2015/10 * Tenured Senior Lecturer in English
■ Message
Aristotle said ‘The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.’ He was half right. Learning is about the process as well as the product; enjoy your studies! 
■ Current specialized field
Linguistics 
■ Books and theses
1. 2015/06 Article Research into written corrective feedback: An EFL teacher's perspective OnCUE Journal 8(2),pp.106 (Single) 
2. 2015 Article The learning assistance center in the school of policy studies Kwansei Gakuin University humanities review (25),pp.165-188 (Collaboration) 
3. 2014/06 Article Communication strategies in language learning: A case study Kwansei Gakuin University Humanities Review (19),pp.213 (Single) 
4. 2014/06 Article Monolingual dictionaries as a learning tool: An examination of the Collins Cobuild Advanced Learner's Dictionary The Journal of Policy Studies (48),pp.35 (Single) 
5. 2014/06 Article News reporting in the Second Intifada: A systemic-functional analysis The Journal of Policy Studies (48),pp.41 (Single) 
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■ Academic or professional association memberships
1. 2018/12~2019/02 Japan Association of Language Teachers
■ Conference presentations
1. 2019/11 Grammatical Metaphor and its Value (JALT International)
2. 2015/06 KGU's ELP Writing Center
3. 2008/11 Steps toward paraphrasing (JALT International)
4. 2002/08 Teaching grammar in context: Dictogloss in the classroom
5. 2002/06 Academic writing for EFL students
■ Research topic, funded research and KAKENHI
1. 2014  Establishment of the KGU SPS learning assistance centre  (Key Word : )
■ Awards and honors
1. 2006/05 The Vice Chancellor's Award for Academic Excellence in Coursework
■ Qualification and licenses
1. 1999/03 Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA)
■ E-Mail address
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