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TRUSCOTT Geoege

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FacultyGeneral Education Division
PositionAssociate Professor
DegreeM.Ed.
Commentator Guidehttps://www.kindai.ac.jp/meikan/988-torasukotto-joji.html
URLhttp://georgetruscott.com
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Last Updated :2020/09/01

Education and Career

Education

  •   1977 09  - 1982 03 , University of California at Berkeley, Economics
  •   1994 07  - 1997 04 , Temple University (Japan), TESOL

Academic & Professional Experience

  •   2011 04 ,  - 現在, Associate Professor, Faculty of Science & Engineering, Kindai University

Research Activities

Research Areas

  • Humanities & social sciences, Education - general, ESL & EFL Teaching

Research Interests

  • L2 Acquisition, Vocabulary, Extensive Reading, Moodle, Curriculum Development

Published Papers

  • A Closer Look at the MReader Settings, Truscott, G, 8(1), 17 - 32, Jul. 2017 , Refereed
  • A New Professional Development Program for Graduate Students in the Science and Engineering Field, Truscott, G, Terui, M, Suzuki, N, 64(5), 123 - 127, Sep. 2016 , Refereed
  • Truscott, G. A Pedagogical Approach to Vocabulary, George Truscott, The JASEC Bulletin, The JASEC Bulletin, 17(1), 42 - 52, Dec. 2009 , Refereed
  • Phrasal Verbs & Other Multi-Word Verbs, Truscott, G, Strahl, A, Memoirs of the Osaka Institute of Technology, Memoirs of the Osaka Institute of Technology, 45(2), 61 - 71, Sep. 2000 , Refereed
  • Learner levels and Attitudes towards English: Comparing English and science majors, Truscott, G, Redfield, M, Larson, S, Osaka KeiDai Ronshu, Osaka KeiDai Ronshu, 50(3), 185 - 212, Sep. 1999 , Refereed
  • Comparing science/engineering and business administration/economic learners: the case of Ritsumeikan University, Truscott, G, Levin, D, Redfield, M, Ritsumeikan Studies in Language and Culture, Ritsumeikan Studies in Language and Culture, 11(3), 1999 , Refereed
  • Expanding the Sphere of Inquiry: What Do Beginning High School and Junior College Women Think About English?,, Truscott, G, Redfield, M, Osaka KeiDai Ronshu, Osaka KeiDai Ronshu, 47(6), Mar. 1997 , Refereed
  • Make vs. Let, George Truscott, Temple University Japan, Studies in Applied Linguistics, Temple University Japan, Studies in Applied Linguistics, 23, Sep. 1996 , Refereed
  • Adjective Order, George Truscott, Temple University Japan, Studies in Applied Linguistics, Temple University Japan, Studies in Applied Linguistics, 23, Sep. 1996 , Refereed
  • A Comparative Study of English Proficiency & Attitudes Across Universities, Truscott, G, Redfield M, Campbell, P, Memoirs of the Osaka Institute of Technology, Series B, Memoirs of the Osaka Institute of Technology, Series B, 44(1), 23 - 35, Refereed
  • An Example Extensive Reading Program Using the Moodle Reader Module, Truscott, G, JASEC Bulletin, JASEC Bulletin, Vol. 22(No. 1), 55 - 65, Dec. 2013 , Refereed
  • Formulaic language cards for active discussion, Truscott, G, Rouault, G, Pragtivities: Bringing Pragmatics to Second Language Classrooms-JALT Pragmatics SIG, Pragtivities: Bringing Pragmatics to Second Language Classrooms-JALT Pragmatics SIG, 54 - 57, Dec. 2012 , Refereed
  • U.C. Davis Summer Study Abroad Program (2010)., Truscott, G, Kinki University Center for Liberal Arts and Foreign Language Education Journal (Foreign Language Edition), Kinki University Center for Liberal Arts and Foreign Language Education Journal (Foreign Language Edition), Vol. 2(No. 1), 447 - 462, Nov. 2011 , Refereed
  • Goal Setting and Accountability: Can Students Take Matters into Their Own Hands?, Truscott, G, Kinki University Center for Liberal Arts and Foreign Language Education Journal (Foreign Language Edition), Kinki University Center for Liberal Arts and Foreign Language Education Journal (Foreign Language Edition), Vol. 2(No. 1), 247 - 271, Nov. 2011 , Refereed
  • A Success Story: Implementing Extensive Reading Within a Four-skills Based Course, Truscott, G, Kinki University Department of Language Education Bulletin, Kinki University Department of Language Education Bulletin, Vol. 9(No. 2), 99 - 122, Dec. 2009 , Refereed

Books etc

  • Eye on America and Japan, Truscott, G, Kimura, H, Uhara, M, Kubota, M, Mihara, K, Joint author,   2010 02
  • Enjoying Science English of the 21st Century, Truscott, G, Figoni, W, Tsujimoto, T, Miyama, A, Mukuhira, A, Joint author,   2002 04

Conference Activities & Talks

  • Graduate School English: Course Plan & Rationale, George Truscott, Faculty Development Seminar, Kindai University,   2017 03 23 , 招待有り
  • Virtual International Exchange, George Truscott, California Language Teacher's Association (CLTA),   2017 02 18
  • Tasks for the Language Learning Classroom, George Truscott, California Language Teacher’s Association (CLTA),   2016 03 19
  • Setting Up a Writing Task Using the Quiz Module, George Truscott, MoodleMoot Japan, Tokyo,   2016 02 23 , 招待有り
  • First Year English: Extensive Reading and the Mreader, George Truscott, Faculty Development Seminar, Kinki University,   2015 07 09 , 招待有り
  • A Discussion Concerning Moodle Graded Activities and the Quiz Module, George Truscott, Kindai Monthly Moodle Workhsot,   2015 04 01
  • A Few More Useful Ideas, Tasks and Activities: My Top 10, George Truscott, California Language Teacher’s Association (CLTA),   2014 03 08 , 招待有り
  • Extensive Reading and the M-Reader, George Truscott, California Language Teacher’s Association (CLTA),   2014 02 15 , 招待有り
  • An Example Extensive Reading Component, George Truscott, The Nakasendo English Conference,   2013 06 13 , 招待有り
  • An Extensive Reading Component: A ‘How-to’ Using Moodle, George Truscott, The Japanese Association for Studies in English Communication (JASEC),   2012 10 06
  • Goal Setting and Accountability in Extensive Reading, George Truscott, 5th Annual ER Seminar (Extensive Reading: Research and Practice),   2012 07 01 , 招待有り
  • An Extensive Reading (ER) Program: Goal Setting, Accountability & Problems, George Truscott, The Japanese Association for Studies in English Communication (JASEC),   2012 03 10 , 招待有り
  • A Pedagogical Approach To Vocabulary Teaching, George Truscott, The Japanese Association for Studies in English Communication (JASEC),   2008 11 24
  • Student Generated Action Research, George Truscott, Japan Association of Language Teachers (JALT) Kobe Chapter. Kobe, Japan,   1999 04 25
  • Can Students Take Matters into Their Own Hands?”, George Truscott, Peru TESOL, Lima, Peru,   2011 08 02
  • Teachers Do Little, Students Do More: A Design For An Extensive Reading (ER) Component, George Truscott, Peru TESOL, Lima, Peru,   2011 08 01