My Ethics applications are nearing completion. I had a meeting with my primary supervisor to get her feedback on my draft of the applications. I also have a meeting with an expert on Research Ethics next week. My goals for Week 22: Complete the final version of my Ethics applications Enjoy teaching Structure one chapter […]Read more "Week 21"
It was unusual that I slept more than 12 hours a day for four consecutive days this week. After waking up, I spent the day reading, writing and teaching, and I still felt sleepy. This made me feel stressed, ‘What unproductive days! How stupid I am’. I concentrated on writing up my Ethics forms on […]Read more "Week 20"
Little by little, I have been learning how native English speakers learn and understand the Japanese language. I also found that I need to slow down the pace of lesson and make sure that students fully understand the content of the target language. As a consequence of intentionally spending more time on each activity, I […]Read more "Summer Class Week 3"
I have done all of the training seminars that I need to complete this semester. I attended a session on Ethnography, and I found it very interesting and useful. My research includes fieldwork. Although I have been preparing for it, I didn’t have a precise vision for things such as the schedule, procedure, and lists […]Read more "Week 19"
I have been enjoying teaching more than last semester. The teaching plans that I already made for the last semester are still helpful, which makes me feel less stressed. Also, a new textbook that I chose for the upper Beginners class has a good teacher’s guidebook. I am also providing students with as many extra […]Read more "Summer Class Week 2"