Curriculum Vitale

Education

GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY, USA
Bachelor of Business Administration, Major in Finance May 2002
Relevant Coursework: American Lit, European Civilization, Public Communication, Marketing, Advanced Finance, Investment Banking, Business Ethics, Economics, International Business

UNIVERSIDAD DE ALCALÁ, Spain
Masters in Teaching English as a Foreign Language, Teaching English in Bilingual Schools September 2021
Relevant Coursework: Teaching & Learning in Bilingual Classroom, Creative Writing, Oral Communication in Bilingual Teaching, Observation & Research, Classroom Motivation

Tertiary Teaching Experience

Kwansei Gakuin University 関西学院大学
Instructor of English as a Foreign Language (IEFL) | September 2022 – Present
– Working together with a team of three coordinators, developing, refining, and facilitating the delivery of a range of EAP courses for the Division of English, School of Science and Technology.
– Pursuing research on language education, publishing articles, and participating in language-education conferences domestically and abroad.
– Delivering all facets (curriculum, lessons, assessment instruments) of a variety of EAP-focused courses designed for low to mid-level English learners.

Kwansei Gakuin University 関西学院大学
Part-time Instructor | April 2022 – December 2022
Teaching “Writing” and “Presentation” classes to the school of Policy Studies students. The classes cover research writing and presentation fundamentals. Responsible for implementing the specialized and curated curriculum set by the supervising teacher.

International Fashion College 国際ファッション専門職大学
Part-time Instructor | April 2022 – July 2022
Teaching “English I and II”. The classes will explore and engage students with articles, research papers, and book excepts related to fashion and retail. Presentations, activities, and discussions will be conducted in English.

Otemae University 大手前大学 – 国際看護学部
Part-time Lecturer | May 2021 – July 2022
Taught and created coursework for an intensive pilot class “Academic Writing” to students of the nursing college. Students were asked to submit modified abstracts and learn the basic structure of an academic paper. Responsible for giving individual feedback and support for the writing.

Osaka Gakuin University 大阪学院大学- 国際造学部
Adjunct Lecturer | October 2019 – July 2022
Developed the curriculum for “Media in Japan” & “Business & Industry in Japan” to international students. The classes explore and engage students with articles, research papers, and book excerpts related to the subject. Responsible for facilitating presentations and conducting discussions in English.

Kansai University 関西⼤学 – 政策創造学部
Part-time Lecturer | April 2019 – July 2022
Teaching “Professional English”, “Business English” and “Overseas Study” classes to second and third year Public Policy students. The class covers speaking, presentation, and discussion activities about current issues and events. In charge of supplementing the textbook and outlining the content for the syllabus.

YMCA College ⼤阪YMCA国際専⾨学校
Part-time English Teacher | October 2017 – Present
Ongoing classes where I teach English grammar, speaking, and listening to
international students. Responsible for grading, student counseling, and preparing audio/visual material. Classes include “Business English”, “English Arts”, “English Communication”, “TOEIC Preparation”, and “Hotel English”.

Trajal Vocational College トラベルジャーナル学園
Part-time English Teacher | April 2017 – February 2019
Taught English grammar and general communication to students of the hotel/tourism/airline courses. Handled creating exam material, preparing lesson plans, and syllabi. Classes included “Practical English”, “Global English”, “Hospitality English”, and “Entertainment English”.

Osaka University of Economics ⼤阪経済⼤学
Part-time English Teacher | May 2014 – June 2015
Taught 4 different English Conversation classes of up to 30 students English grammar, vocabulary, and conversation. Prepared unique lesson plans and engaging activities that promoted student English speaking and listening.

Kobe University 神戸⼤学⼤学院-法学部
Part-time Lecturer | May 2016 – July 2016
Instructed graduate law students and assigned homework for the purposes of improving their English Communication, vocabulary, and presentation. Students were asked to practice essay writing with a journal during the course of the semester.

Kobe International University 神戸国際⼤学
Part-time Lecturer | May 2016 – July 2016
Taught students and adult individuals beginner to intermediate English classes with discussion, journal writing, and grammar activities. Reviewed and graded all homework and critiqued conversation activities from the assigned textbook.

Osaka College of Aviation ⼤阪航空専⾨学校
Part-time English Teacher | April 2014 – June 2015
Taught “English Communication” to 6 different classes of up to 30 students. Prepared relevant lesson plans and activities that promote English learning and speaking within the context of the aviation industry.

Research Interests

My master research involved studying integrative and instrumental motivation on Japanese learners of English. My other research interests include curriculum development, task-based learning and computer assisted learning.