WATANABE Aya

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PositionAssistant Professor
Last Updated: 20/01/20 09:34

Researcher Profile & Settings

Name

    WATANABE Aya

Affiliation

  •  Language Center Assistant Professor

Education

  • Apr. 2015Mar. 2018Kobe University グローバル文化専攻・外国語教育系 外国語教育コンテンツ論コース
  • Aug. 2007May 2010University of Hawaii at Manoa

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Apr. 2013University of Fukui Language Center Assistant Professor
  • Sep. 2010Mar. 2013Tokyo Medical University Department of International Medical Communications Research Associate/Assistant

Research Activities

Published Papers

  • Developing L2 interactional competence: Increasing participation through self-selection in post-expansion sequences
    WATANABE Aya
    Classroom Discourse 8(3) 271-293 Jul.  2017 Refereed
  • Listening to Foreign Patient Voices: A Narrative Approach
    WATANABE A, Sakka, L
    Journal of Interdisciplinary Research, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Fukui 17 1-11 Mar.  2017 Refereed
  • Engaging in an Interactional Routine in EFL classroom: The Development of L2 Interactional Competence Over Time
    WATANABE Aya
    Novitas ROYAL 10(1) 48-70 Apr.  2016 Refereed
  • Japanese version of the Munich Parasomnia Screening (MUPS): Translation and linguistic validation of a screening instrument for parasomnias and nocturnal behaviors
    KOMADA, Y., BREUGELMANS, R., FULDA, S., NAKANO, S., WATANABE, A., NODA, C., NISHIDA, S., and INOUE, Y.
    Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment 11 2953-2958 Nov.  2015 Refereed
  • Future Directions for Curriculum Development in English for Medical Purposes: A Closer Look at Student Needs
    NODA Chieri, WATANABE Aya
    Journal of Medical English Education 13(3) 65-74 Oct.  2014 Refereed

Conference Activities & Talks

  • The English curriculum for first year Nursing students at the University of Fukui
    ECCLESTON, R., WATANABE A
    Conference of Japan Association of Nursing English Teaching Jun.  2018
  • Exploring young EFL learners’ displays of symbolic competence: Performing and reframing institutional categories in classroom interaction
    WATANABE Aya
    American Association of Applied Linguistics 2018 Conference Mar.  2018
  • The microphone Gesture: Adapting an interactional resource for the EFL classroom
    WATANABE Aya
    CAN-Asia Symposium May  2017
  • Using routine to self-select turns: A longitudinal case study of a young learner in EFL classroom
    WATANABE Aya
    ICOP-L2 Conference Jan.  2017
  • Responding to Learner Initiatives in EFL Classroom
    WATANABE Aya
    42nd Annual International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning Nov.  2016
  • Achieving learner initiatives in EFL classroom
    WATANABE Aya
    JALT PanSIG International Conference May  2016
  • Learner initiatives and participation in English as a foreign language classroom
    WATANABE Aya
    HUMAN Social Interaction and Applied Linguistics Postgraduate Conference Sep.  2015
  • A Narrative Based Approach to Foreign Patient Voices in Japan
    WATANABE A, Sakka L
     Jul.  2015
  • Development of EMP curriculum at Tokyo Medical University: Incorporating the Medical Interview Component
    WATANABE Aya
    2nd Discussion Forum to Develop a Core Curriculum for Dental English Education Jun.  2012
  • A Longitudinal Study of Tense Acquisition in EFL Classroom
    WATANABE Aya
    Pragmatic and Language Learning 2010 Conference Jul.  2010
  • Developing L2 interactional competence through routine activity: longitudinal case study of young learners in Japan
    WATANABE Aya
    American Association of Applied Linguistics 2010 Conference Mar.  2010
  • Reexamining Japanese EFL Textbooks on Users and Uses of English
    WATANABE Aya
    9th International Graduate Student Conference Feb.  2010
  • Classroom interaction and gesture
    WATANABE Aya
    35th International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning Nov.  2009
  • Verbal and Non-Verbal Resources in EFL Classroom Interaction: Longitudinal Case Study in Japan
    WATANABE Aya
    27th Second Language Research Forum Oct.  2009