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<Research fields and interests> Transforming mandatory skills-based English courses into intellectually relevant, critically engaged learning opportunities. A sampling: English Speaking-I, delivered as an Animal Welfare content course with an emphasis on the international issues arising from animal use in all its forms; English Speaking-II, delivered as a Food Politics content course with an emphasis on health patterns associated with food and diet; English Listening, delivered as a Body Toxic content course with an emphasis on human and environmental health; English Writing-I, delivered as a Global Perspectives course with an emphasis on the interaction of gender with other identity markers such as ‘race’, nation, ethnicity, sexuality and class; English Writing-II, delivered as a Cross-Cultural Gender Studies content course with an emphasis on writing critically-imbued arguments for academic audiences; Basic ESP, delivered as a Food Politics content course with an emphasis on the language of the technical; Practical English, delivered as an International Gender Equality content course with an emphasis on narrative, analysis and policy prescriptions; and Special English Language Class, a graduate-level two-semester course with a focus on one of the classics of the Women's Movement and a cornerstone of modern Feminist thought: Man-Made Language by Dale Spender.
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Each video includes a lesson plan, student handout, and/or PowerPoint show, links in the Vimeo blurb box; "Water" <https://vimeo.com/139673663>, "Rabbit" <https://vimeo.com/137217376>, "Female Beauty Standards: A Personal Story" <https://vimeo.com/136896672>, Shrimps" <https://vimeo.com/136793399>, "Phthalates" <https://vimeo.com/136686603>, "The Japanese 'Broiler'" <https://vimeo.com/136481624>, "Factory Farmed Animals: DUCKS" <https://vimeo.com/136106193>, "All People are Ordinary" <https://vimeo.com/135853447>, "Responsible Shopper: A Listening Exercise" (shorter version) <https://vimeo.com/133501865>, "Fast Food Domination in Sri Lanka" <https://vimeo.com/131283390>, "Milk" <https://vimeo.com/131173754>, "My Consumption (LION Brand)" <https://vimeo.com/121590299>, "A Surprising Fact" (testing on live rabbits) <https://vimeo.com/121544379>, "The 3R's: Replacement, Reduction, Refinement" <https://vimeo.com/121099395>, "Do You Know How Much Your Life is Worth?" <https://vimeo.com/120930406>, "Witch Hunting, Past and Present" <https://vimeo.com/120872636>, "Are Animal-tested Personal Care Products Safer?" <https://vimeo.com/120343592>, "Don't shop. Adopt." (Kitty/Puppy Mills) <https://vimeo.com/120038806>, "On Becoming a Responsible Shopper" (longer version) <https://vimeo.com/119831920>, "Women's Education" (excerpt only) <https://vimeo.com/119616756>, "(Toxic) Toothpaste" <https://vimeo.com/119518104>, "KFCruelty (Factory Farming)" <https://vimeo.com/119417889>, "Five out of Twenty-one" <https://vimeo.com/119217390>, "900 Year Old Camphor Tree" <https://vimeo.com/119205376>, "On Becoming a Responsible Shopper” <https://vimeo.com/119031888>, "The Dark Side of Chocolate" <https://vimeo.com/118796079>, "The Health Center's Dog" <https://vimeo.com/118696609>, "Pets are Made" <https://vimeo.com/118103158>, "Returning the Favour" (shark finning) <https://vimeo.com/118028231>, "Vegetarian Diet" <https://vimeo.com/117999066>, "Five out of Twenty-one" <https://vimeo.com/117989045>, "Companion Animal Welfare: Japan (Help!)" <https://vimeo.com/117386677>, "Half the Sky: An Introduction" (version-3, in-class exercise, 8 groups) <https://vimeo.com/106242157>
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<Poster Conference Presentations>，Animals Make Us Human，2015年12月
Advancing innovative and creative applications of the theory of transformative education (refashioning mandatory skills-based English courses into intellectually relevant, critically engaged learning opportunities)，Applied Transformative Education，2014年04月