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George Truscott

Profile

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 :2019/10/19

Education and Career

Education

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

Academic & Professional Experience

  •   2011 04 ,  - 現在, Associate Professor, Kindai University

Research Activities

Research Areas

  • Education, Education, 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, 17(1), 42 - 52, Dec. 2009 , Refereed
  • Phrasal Verbs & Other Multi-Word Verbs, Truscott, G., & Strahl, A., 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, 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, 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, 47(6), Mar. 1997 , Refereed
  • Make vs. Let, George Truscott, Temple University Japan, Studies in Applied Linguistics, 23, Sep. 1996 , Refereed
  • Adjective Order, George Truscott, 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, 44(1), 23 - 35, Refereed
  • An Example Extensive Reading Program Using the Moodle Reader Module, Truscott, G., 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, 54 - 57, Dec. 2012 , 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), Vol. 2(No. 1), 247 - 271, Nov. 2011 , 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), Vol. 2(No. 1), 447 - 462, Nov. 2011 , Refereed
  • A Success Story: Implementing Extensive Reading Within a Four-skills Based Course, Truscott, G., 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 Work,   2010 02
  • Enjoying Science English of the 21st Century, Truscott, G. (Ed.), Figoni, W., Tsujimoto, T., Miyama, A., & Mukuhira, A. , Joint Work,   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
  • Setting Up a Writing Task Using the Quiz Module, George Truscott, MoodleMoot Japan, Tokyo,   2016 02 23 , 招待有り
  • Tasks for the Language Learning Classroom, George Truscott, California Language Teacher’s Association (CLTA),   2016 03 19
  • 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