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Justin Harris

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FacultyGeneral Education Division
PositionAssociate Professor
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Last Updated :2019/11/08

Research Activities

Research Areas

  • Linguistics, English linguistics, English as a lingua franca
  • Education, Education, Task-based language teaching

Research Interests

  • Intercultural Studies, Language Learning

Published Papers

  • Issues related to the presence of Japanese loanwords of English origin on vocabulary size tests, Harris Justin, The Asian Journal of Applied Linguitsics, 6(1), 1 - 13, Mar. 2019 , Refereed
  • Responding to the critics: Implementation of TBLT in Japan, Harris Justin, Indonesian Journal of Applied Linguistics, 8(1), 139 - 148, May 2018 , Refereed
  • Adapting Commercial EFL Textbooks for the TBLT Classroom in Asia, Harris Justin, Ikoma Keizai Ronsou, 14(1), 1 - 22, Jul. 2016 , Refereed
  • Teachers' Beliefs About Task-Based Language Teaching in Japan, Harris Justin, The Journal of Asia TEFL, 13(2), 102 - 116, Jul. 2016 , Refereed
  • Japanese Elementary Schools Teachers Adapting to Changes and Challenges: The Introduction of English Activities in Japanese Elementary Schools, Harris Justin, Proceeding of The Asian Conference on Second Language Acquisition and Teacher Education , 168 - 172, Aug. 2015 , Refereed
  • An English as a Lingua Franca Model for English Teaching in Japan: Pedagogical Implications, Harris Justin, Ikoma Keizai Ronsou, 13(1), 99 - 114, Jul. 2015 , Refereed
  • The Effects of Short-Term Study Abroad on the Attitudes of Japanese University Students toward Using English and on the Development of Cross-Cultural Understanding, Harris Justin, Kinki University Center for Liberal Arts and Foreign Language Education Journal. Foreign Language Edition., 5(1), 89 - 112, Nov. 2014 , Refereed
  • Perceived intelligibility of Japanese loanwords by Japanese learners of English versus actual intelligibility, Harris Justin, Kyoto Sangyo University Forum of Higher Education Research, 3(1), Apr. 2013 , Refereed
  • The effects of a short-term study abroad program on the beliefs of Japanese university students in an International Relations program, Harris Justin, JALT Study Abroad N-SIG Newsletter: Ryugaku, 3(2), Sep. 2010
  • World Englishes and English as a Lingua Franca: Application in the English Classroom in Japan, Harris Justin, Kyoto Sangyo University Higher Forum of Education, 2(1), Apr. 2012 , Refereed
  • Improving Teacher Talk through a task-based approach, Moser, J., Harris, J., Carle, J., English Language Teaching, 66(1), Jan. 2012 , Refereed
  • World Englishes and English as a Lingua Franca in Japan: Current Attitudes of Japanese learners toward a Japanese English and Intelligibility in International Communication, Harris Justin, JALT2011 Conference Proceedings, Oct. 2012 , Refereed
  • CALL: What's your motivation? Collected papers on the cutting edge of language learning practice., Harris Justin., Maran, R., CALL: What's your motivation? Collected papers on the cutting edge of language learning practice., Nov. 2011 , Refereed
  • Digital storytelling for young EFL learners in Japan, Harris Justin, Teachers Learning with Children, 15(6), Sep. 2010

Books etc

  • OnTask 3, Harris Justin, Joint Work, English Language Teaching Textbook Upper Intermediate Level, Abax,   2018 04
  • OnTask 2, Harris Justin, Joint Work, English Language Teaching Textbook Lower Intermediate Level, Abax,   2018 04
  • OnTask 1, Harris Justin, Joint Work, English Language Teaching Textbook Beginner Level, ABAX,   2018 04
  • Teacher Agency and Policy Response in English Language Teaching, Harris Justin, Contributor, Acceptance and Adaption. Teacher Agency during the Introduction of English Activities in Japanese Elementary Schools, Routledge,   2016 08

Conference Activities & Talks

  • Self-Determination Theory: A motivational framework for analysis of TBLT , Harris Justin, The Applied Linguistics Conference, Perth, Australia,   2019 11 27
  • TBLT in Japan: Learning from the teachers, Harris Justin, The Japan Association of Language Teachers (JALT) National conference 2019,   2019 11 02
  • Task-based textbook design: Challenges and solutions, Harris Justin, Eighth International Conference on Task-based Language Teaching, Ottawa, Canada,   2019 08 21
  • TBLT in Asia: Reflections from the classroom, Harris Justin, Eighth International Conference on Task-based Language Teaching, Ottawa, Canada,   2019 08 19
  • Mastery in the foreign language classroom: Growth in self-efficacy, Harris Justin, 7th International Self-Determination Theory conference, Amsterdam, Holland,   2019 05 23
  • The Native Speaker Model of English in Japan: Creating a survey instrument, Harris Justin, Educating the Global Citizen: International perspectives on foreign language teaching in the digital age, Munich, Germany,   2019 03 27
  • TBLT: What is it? What is it not? What can it be? , Harris Justin, The Japan Association for Language Teaching (JALT) National Conference 2018,   2018 11 24 , 招待有り
  • It's not just speaking: An input task output task integrated framework, Harris Justin, The Japan Association for Language Teaching (JALT) National Conference 2018,   2018 11 24 , 招待有り
  • Developing effective tasks for the foreign language classroom: Overcoming challenges, Harris Justin, The Applied Linguistics Conference,   2017 11 27
  • TBLT in Asia: A review of current issues, Harris Justin, The Seventh International Conference on Task-Based Language Teaching,   2017 04 19
  • Teachers’ beliefs regarding the implementation of TBLT in Japan, Harris Justin, The Seventh International Conference on Task-Based Language Teaching,   2017 04 19
  • Japanese Loanwords of English Origin, Harris Justin, The 11th International Symposium on Teaching English at Tertiary Level,   2016 12 10
  • TBLT Approaches and Materials: Adapting the Existing and Creating the Rest, Harris Justin, PANSIG 2016,   2016 05 21
  • TBLT and textbooks: Adapting commercial textbooks for use in EFL classrooms in Japan, Harris Justin, JALT 2015 The Annual National Conference of the Japan Association of Language Teaching,   2015 11 21
  • Japanese Elementary Schools Teachers Adapting to Changes and Challenges: The Introduction of English Activities in Japanese Elementary Schools, Harris Justin, The Asian Conference on Second Language Acquisition and Teacher Education,   2015 08 03
  • Simple and meaningful tasks with Photo Story 3 in the classroom, Harris Justin, Osaka JALT Tech Day,   2009 06 21
  • Designing a task-based teacher training course for in-service elementary teachers, Harris Justin., Moser, J., JACET Convention,   2012 08 31
  • Teaching English in elementary schools, Harris Justin, Toyonaka Board of Education,   2009 08 28 , 招待有り
  • Teaching English in elementary school. What, why and how?, Harris Justin, Toyonaka Shinden Elementary School Internal Training,   2009 02 16 , 招待有り
  • The effects of a short-term study abroad program on Japanese students' attitudes to language learning and cultural understanding, Harris Justin, JACET Kansai Chapter Fall Conference,   2012 11 24
  • Developing Literacy in Language and Technology: Online survey sites for student projects, Harris Justin, JALT PANSIG Conference,   2012 06 16
  • World Englishes Theory in the EFL classroom, Harris Justin, JALT National Conference,   2011 11 19
  • Four TBL projects for the CALL classroom, Harris Justin, JALT CALL Conference,   2011 06 04
  • Teaching Teacher Talk: Training elementary school teachers to teach English, Harris Justin, JALT PANSIG Conference,   2011 05 22
  • Teaching Teacher Talk: Training elementary school teachers to teach English, Harris Justin., Moser, J., JALT National Conference,   2010 11 21
  • An online survey task for the EFL classroom, Harris Justin, Osaka JALT Tech Day,   2010 06 27
  • Integrating digital stories in the EFL classroom, Harris Justin., Maran, R., JALT CALL Conference,   2010 05 29
  • Telling stories: Ways to increase student output with Apple software, Harris Justin, Kyoto JALT "Apple Day",   2010 01 17

Research Grants & Projects

  • Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (Kakenhi), Motivational change during university and its impact on growth in English proficiency, Leeming, Ian Paul; Harris Justin
  • Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (Kakenhi), The comparative effectiveness of TBLT and PPP approaches to language teaching, Harris Justin