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Todd Thorpe

Profile

FacultyMajor in Global Studies / Graduate School of Liberal Arts
PositionAssociate Professor
Degree
Commentator Guidehttp://www.kindai.ac.jp/meikan/985-sopu-toddo.html
URLhttp://www.jemun.net
Mail
Last Updated :2017/10/15

Education and Career

Education

  •   1993  - 1997 , University of Alberta, Secondary Education
  •   2002  - 2005 , University of Birmingham, MA in TEFL/TESL

Academic & Professional Experience

  •   2008 04 , 准教授, Kindai University

Research Activities

Research Areas

  • Linguistics, Foreign language education

Research Interests

  • Problem solving, Community Engagement , Simulation-based Learning, Model United Nations, Active Learning, LEGO®︎Serious Play®︎, 会話分析, コーパス, ネゴシエーション

Published Papers

  • Improving Online Forums for Pre-Conference Multicultural Collaboration and Communication , Todd Thorpe, Shigehiro Haruki, Andrew Atkins , HICE 2015 Conference Proceedings, 431 - 444, 2015
  • Problem Solving and Community Engagement at a University Student Conference., Sheehan, M.D., Thorpe, T., Dunn, R. & Sarich, E., JALT PanSIG 2015 Conference Proceedings. JALT Publications (全国語学教育学会), 177 - 182, 2015 , Refereed
  • Creativity and collaboration: using CALL to facilitate international collaboration for online journalism at a Model United Nations event, Sheehan, Mark D.; Thorpe, Todd; Dunn, Robert, Critical CALL-Proceedings of the 2015 EUROCALL Conference, 502 - 506, Dec. 2015 , Refereed
  • Organizing Model United Nations Simulations, Todd Thorpe, CHAOS, 10, 101 - 118, Mar. 2013 , Refereed
  • Preparing Students for a Model United Nations, Todd Thorpe, Kobe City University of Foreign Studies Journal, 82, 49 - 72, Mar. 2012 , Refereed
  • Passport to Study Abroad: Preparing Students for the Journey of a Lifetime, Todd Thorpe (Co-author: Ross Miller), 2010 PAC-KOREA TESOL International Conference Proceedings. Seoul: PAC, Sep. 2011 , Refereed
  • JUEMUN Journalism: Taking Digital Journalism Simulations to a New Level, Thorpe, T., Sheehan, M.D., Sarich, E. & Dunn, R. , JALT PanSIG 2015 Conference Proceedings. JALT Publications (全国語学教育学会), 198 - 204, 2015 , Refereed

Books etc

  • Journey to Success (Revised Edition), 倉田 誠・Todd Thorpe・三村 仁彦, Joint Work, Kirihara Shoten,   2018 02
  • Experiential learning through Model United Nations simulations project phase 1, Weiler Thomas, Tatsuki Donna Hurst, Zenuk-Nishide Lori, Roy Ash Narain, Thorpe Todd, Smith Craig, 神戸市外国語大学外国学研究所,   2010
  • Experiential learning through Model United Nations simulations project phase 2, Weiler Thomas, Tatsuki Donna Hurst, Zenuk-Nishide Lori, Roy Ash Narain, Thorpe Todd, Smith Craig, 神戸市外国語大学外国学研究所
  • Journey to success : departing for a higher score on the TOEIC test, 倉田 誠, Thorpe Todd, 三村 仁彦, 桐原書店,   2008 , 9784342551604
  • A new threshold for the TOEIC test listening [本体], 倉田 誠, Thorpe Todd, 藤倉 なおこ, 成美堂,   2007 , 9784791910403

Misc

  • Achieving cultural awareness through collaborative ethnography: I spy with my many eyes, Thorpe Todd, Chaos, 6, 184, 169,   2009 , http://ci.nii.ac.jp/naid/40016672731
  • Depart from proficiency in travel-related English and arrive at a higher TOEIC score(English Education at the Tertiary Level-in Search of a Consistent Curriculum from Elementary School through University), Kurata Makoto, Mimura Hitohiko, Thorpe Todd, JACET全国大会要綱, 46, 162, 163,   2007 09 01 , http://ci.nii.ac.jp/naid/110007010167
  • A New Strategy For Higher TOEIC Listening Scores(Pedagogical Considerations for University English Instruction in a New Era of Open Admissions), Kurata Makoto, Fujikura Naoko, Thorpe Todd, JACET全国大会要綱, 45, 83, 84,   2006 09 02 , http://ci.nii.ac.jp/naid/110006478429
  • Teaching culture in the foreign language classroom, Zenuk-Nishide Lori, Thorpe Todd, SELL : studies in English linguistics & literature, 23, 23, 34,   2006 , http://ci.nii.ac.jp/naid/110006156357
  • Linguistic imperialism or linguistic empowerment? : English as an international language, Thorpe Todd, SELL : studies in English linguistics & literature, 22, 43, 56,   2005 , http://ci.nii.ac.jp/naid/110002981690