日本語
顔写真
College of Economics  /
Department of Economics

 (Female)
 Marisa   UEDA  Professor

■Graduate school/University/other
03/2015  Osaka University  Graduate School of Language and Culture  Studies in Language and Culture  Doctoral course  Completed
09/1993  The University of Sussex, England  The School of Cognitive and Computing Sciences  Doctoral course  Withdrawal
07/1991  The University of Reading, England  Applied Linguistics  Applied Linguistics  Master's course  Completed
07/1990  The University of East Anglia, England  School of Europian Language Studies  Diploma in TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language)  Completed
■Academic degrees
Ph.D. (Langauge and Culture) (03/2015 Osaka University)   M.A. (Applied Linguistics) (07/1991 The University of Reading (England))   Diploma (TEFL) (07/1990 The University of East Anglia (UK))  
■Career history
09/1991-08/1992  Tenure Instructor as a Language for A levels and G.S.C.E.
at Concord College, Shrewsbury, England
09/1991-08/1992  Part-Time Lecturer in Japanese at Shrewsbury Technical College,
Shrewsbury, England
05/1994-03/1995  Staff Writer, The Mainichi Daily News, Japan
(https://mainichi.jp/english/)
04/1995-09/1997  Part-Time Lecturer in English as a Foreign Language
at Ritsumeikan University, Japan
10/1997-03/2004  Tenure Lecturer in English as a Foreign Language
at Faculty of Economics, Ritsumeikan University, Japan
04/2004-03/2016  Tenure Associate Professor in English as a Foreign Language
at Faculty of Economics, Ritsumeikan University, Japan
09/2006-08/2007  Visiting Researcher at Department of Linguistics and Language, University of Lancaster, England
04/2016-  Tenure Professor in English as a Foreign Language
at Faculty of Economics, Ritsumeikan University, Japan
09/2019-07/2020  Visiting Researcher at Institution of Education, University of Reading, England
■Committee history
04/2018-03/2021  JACET (The Japan Association of College English Teachers)  a member of Kansai JACET Project Committee
■Academic society memberships
JACET (The Japan Association of College English Teachers)  
BAAL (British Association for Applied Linguistics)  
The Japan Association for Language Teaching (JALT)  
■Licenses and qualifications
Teaching qualifications of English as a foreign language at both lower and upper secondary schools in Japan   
■Subject of research
1. Diagnostic listening instruction methods and learning methods based on evidence and theories of Anderson’s Cognitive Psychology Theory (2010) and
Human Information Processing Theory (Shiffrin & Schneider, 1977) 2. Teacher Development in Diagnostic listening instruction methods
■Research summary
Listening Strategies in EFL for Japanese Intermediate Listeners

 1. Description of my current research interests

My current research interests are ‘Diagnostic teaching methods in EFL listening based on theories and evidence’. In Japan, students are generally left to work out for themselves where and why their understanding breaks down and how to overcome their problems by being given many handouts such as a Japanese translation, an audio script and a word list.

However, I found that it is possible for teachers to pinpoint precisely where and why learners’ understanding breaks down and how to overcome their problems based on the theories of Cognitive Psychology Theory (Anderson, 2010) and Controlled and Automatic Human Information Processing Theory (Shiffrin and Schneider, 1977). With my 18-months empirical research data from 259 participants, I have completed my Ph.D. thesis about diagnostic and effective teaching methods in EFL listening.
Based on my Ph.D. thesis, published in 2015 with research fund, a five-year research fund has been awarded by the Japanese government since 2017: Japan Society from the Promotion of Science, KAKENHI, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C), Grant Number JP17K03037, ¥ 2.21 million (≒ €17839).



2. Research plans for the immediate future

Thus, I have my own and a concrete research plan during my stay as a visiting professor at The University of Vienna. The followings are the concrete plans.

1. To collect information about the contents of university curricula for those who would like to become teachers of English from 10 different universities in Japan.
2. To write a research paper about the current curricula of universities in Japan from the viewpoint of EFL listening instructions.
3. To update my research web site based on both 1. and 2. above. http://listening-marisa.com/en-GB/
■Research keywords
Listening, Listening strategies, EFL (English as a Foreign Language), Adult learners 
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Books
Towards Effective Teaching Methods in EFL Listening for Intermediate Learners  Keisuisha  09/2015  978-4-86327-300-9
British English in Action  Iain Davey  Goken Ltd.  第2刷  12/2007  4-87615-090-7
聽見英國 —英式英語實境聽力練習
The content of my book published in 2004 was translated into Chinese and has been on the market in Taiwan.  Ueda, M. & Davey, I.  眾文  2005
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Papers
立命館大学びわこ・くさつキャンパスにおける英語再履修教育について
ー必修英語科目で単位を習得できない原因と対策 その1 (第1期および第2期)ー  Marisa Ueda (PhD)  The Ritsumeikan economic review : the bi-monthly journal of Ritsumeikan University  65/ 5, 314-325  02/2017
Necessity of a Standardised Language Proficiency Test to Measure Participants' Proficiency and Compare Research Results in EFL Listening  Marisa Ueda (PhD)  The Ritsumeikan economic review : the bi-monthly journal of Ritsumeikan University  65/ 4, 229-237  02/2017
Towards Effective Teaching Methods in EFL Listening for Intermediate Learners  Marisa Ueda  http://ir.library.osaka-u.ac.jp/dspace/bitstream/11094/52092/1/27254_論文.pdf  2015
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Research presentations
Diagnostic Teaching Method in EFL Listening Based on Theories and Evidence (Workshop)  The 57th JACET International Convention  08/28/2018
Scientific and Diagnostic ELF Teaching Methods Based on Theories and Evidence  Research Seminar of Education Development with ICT  08/09/2018
Teaching Methods in EFL Listening Based on Theories and Evidence  Open Seminar for English Teachers by Graduate School of Language and Culture, Osaka University  08/07/2018
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Other research achievements
立命館大学 研究推進PG(科研費獲得推進型) 20万円取得  英語教育における診断的リスニング指導法と教材の開発  06/01/2016-03/31/2017
学術図書出版推進プログラム(立命館大学)  04/01/2015-03/31/2016
Shared Growth & Shared Development Project/ Ritsumeikan University: Faculty of Economics (Research Budget: 200,000 yen)
Research Topic: Effective Teaching Method in EFL Listening for Intermediate Learners  04/01/2011-03/31/2012
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Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI)
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Competitive grants, etc. (exc. KAKENHI)
コミュニケーション活動としてのリスニング能力の養成と指導法 - 中位層学習者を対象としたリスニング指導法の効果検証  立命館大学 経済学部研究推進プロジェクト  2011  2011  Main representative
日本人が英国人に、自分の意見を効果的に伝える方法  立命館大学 経済学部研究推進プロジェクト  2010  2010  Main representative
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Achievements of joint / funded research
a reviewer of STSTEM (an International Journal of Educational Technology and Applied Linguistics)  01/1900-01/1900  Commisioned research  Main representative
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Research exchange preferred theme
リスニングにおける推測問題と脳の働き
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■Teaching experience   (Even top three results are displayed. In View details, all results for public presentation are displayed.)

Courses taught
2017  Study Skills 12  Lecture
2017  Study Skills 22  Lecture
2017  English 3  Lecture
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Teaching achievements
The most appropriate llearning methods in EFL listening is provided in my class depends on a learner's level. These methods were gained through some experimental studies when I was reading my PhD.  10/2012-
Most 1st-year university students in Japan try to read every single word when reading something in English. In my class, reading strategies such as skimming and scanning are introduced.  04/2011-
By proving information such as my e-mail address, office telephone number, extension number, building, floor, office room number, office hour, etc., students have a very easy access to me.  10/1997-
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■Message from researcher
Listening Comprehension as a Foreign Language Learning in Applied Linguistics
 理論的な裏付けに興味を持ったのでTEFL(Teaching English as a Foreign Language)から応用言語学へ。一貫した研究分野はリスニング。英語聴解を、人間による情報処理の一貫ととらえた場合、単一分野だけでは研究が不十分なので認知科学へと転向。現在の研究主題は、英語を外国語とする中位層の大学生を対象とした効果的なリスニング指導法。
1990年 英国 University of East Anglia/Diploma in Teaching English as a Foreign Language
(Diploma in TEFL 取得:英語外国語教授法)
1991年 英国 University of Reading/M.A. in Applied Linguistics(応用言語学 修士号取得 取得)
1992年 英国 Concord College/専任講師
1993年 英国 University of Sussex/D.Phil in Cognitive and Computing Sciences
(認知・コンピュータ科学博士課程)中退
1994年 毎日新聞 大阪本社 英文毎日 編集部 記者。
1995年〜1997年9月立命館大学 政策科学部・理工学部、京都外国語大学、京都外国語短期大学、
京都産業大学、大阪国際女子短期大学で非常勤講師
1997年10月 立命館大学 経済学部 専任講師着任
2004年4月 立命館大学 経済学部 准教授
2011年4月 大阪大学 言語文化研究科 博士課程へ進学
2015年3月 大阪大学言語文化研究科 博士課程 修了、博士号 (言語文化学)取得
2016年4月〜立命館大学 経済学部 教授
■URL
 Diagnostic EFL Listening Teaching/Learning Methods Based on Thoeries and Evidence
■E-mail
■Research keywords(on a multiple-choice system)
Listening Comprehension in Applied Linguistics