Robert J. Lowe


Position

Associate Professor

Affiliation

Faculty of Core Research Humanities Division

Faculty

Languages and Culture

Education Organization (Master's Program)

English and French Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Education Organization (Doctoral Program)

Language, Literature, and Culture

URL

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Research Pursuits 【 display / non-display

  • I am currently working on a project to develop a normative foundation for critical research in English language teaching. In addition to this, I am engaged in several empirical studies into issues of native-speakerism in ELT, and on the use of duoethnography as a research method.

Educational Pursuits 【 display / non-display

  • I teach numerous classes, including two on methods of teaching English as an international language.

Future Research Plans, Research Prospects, and Joint Research Potential 【 display / non-display

  • I have an ongoing interest in formulating a robust theoretical framework for conducting critical research. I am interested in critical qualitative work, and plan to continue developing suitable methods for this purpose, as well as engaging in a number of empirical studies.

Academic 【 display / non-display

  • University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, School of Humanities, Sociology, University, 2008.03, 卒業, United Kingdom

  • Cambridge ESOL, Other, 2008.06, 卒業, United Kingdom

  • Trinity College London, Other, 2011.12, 卒業, United Kingdom

  • University of Nottingham, Faculty of Arts, School of English, Graduate School(Master's Course), 2012.12, 卒業, United Kingdom

  • Canterbury Christ Church University, Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Education, Centre for Language and Linguistics, Graduate School(Doctor's Course), 2017.11, 卒業, United Kingdom

Degree 【 display / non-display

  • BA Sociology, University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, 2008.03

  • CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults), Cambridge ESOL, 2008.06

  • DipTESOL (Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages), Trinity College London, 2011.12

  • MA Applied Linguistics, University of Nottingham, 2012.12

  • PhD Applied Linguistics, Canterbury Christ Church University, 2017.11

Campus Career 【 display / non-display

  • Faculty of Core Research Humanities Division Department of Languages and Culture, Associate Professor, 2022.04 -

External Career 【 display / non-display

  • Tokyo Kasei University Department of English Communication, Associate Professor, 2015.04 - 2022.03

Research Field 【 display / non-display

 

Books 【 display / non-display

  • Language education policies in multilingual settings: Exploring rhetoric and realities in situ

    Native-speakerism, (dis)empowerment, and paradoxes of internationalization: An autoethnography of success and failure in language teaching and learning in Japan, Springer, 2024.06, Robert J. Lowe, Laura Gurney, Lakshman Wedikkarage, Scholarly book, 17-33

  • Discourses of identity: Language learning, teaching, and reclamation perspectives in Japan

    Frames, ideologies, and the construction of professional identities among non-Japanese EFL teachers in Japan, Palgrave Macmillan, 2022.12, Robert J. Lowe, Martin Mielick, Ryuko Kubota, Luke Lawrence, Scholarly book, 301-319

  • Cultivating professional development through critical friendship and reflective practice: Cases from Japan

    Critical co-presenterships: Podcasting as reflective practice, Candlin & Mynard ePublishing, 2023.10, Matthew Schaefer, Robert J. Lowe, Adrianne Verla Uchida, Jennie Roloff-Rothman, Scholarly book, 253-280

  • Bloomsbury world Englishes: Pedagogies

    Tackling native-speakerism through ELF-aware pedagogy, Bloomsbury, 2021.08, Robert J. Lowe, Marek Kiczkowiak, Yasemin Bayyurt, Scholarly book, 143-156

  • Theorizing shadow education and academic success in East Asia: Understanding the meaning, value, and use of shadow education by East Asian students

    Japan: Forms and Functions of Shadow Education, Routledge, 2021.07, Robert J. Lowe, Ryo Mizukura, Young Chun Kim, Joon-Hung Jung, Scholarly book, 122-140

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Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Exploring Duoethnography in ELT Research Ecosystems: Accessibility, Misuse, and Further Horizons

    International Review of Qualitative Research, Sage, , vol.17(1)(p.31 - 48), 2024.03, Robert J. Lowe, Marc Jones, Original, Research paper (scientific journal), Capital Author

  • A note on authenticity, reflexivity, and subversion in the classroom

    ELT Journal, Oxford University Press, , vol.78(1)(p.92 - 94), 2024.01, Robert J. Lowe, Original, Research paper (scientific journal), Single Author

  • Producing and researching podcasts as a reflective medium in English language teaching

    Language Teaching, Cambridge University Press, , vol.57(1)(p.139 - 142), 2024.01, Matthew Turner, Robert J. Lowe, Matthew Schaefer, , Original, Research paper (scientific journal), Coauthor

  • Language Teacher Identity, World Englishes, and ELF: A Duoethnography Between a “Native Speaker” Teacher and a “Non-Native Speaker” Teacher

    Journal of Language, Identity & Education, Taylor & Francis, , vol.22(5)(p.478 - 491), 2023.09, Elif Kemaloglu-Er; Robert J. Lowe, Original, Research paper (scientific journal), Coauthor

  • Native-speakerism among Japanese teacher trainees: Ideology, framing, and counter-framing.

    JALT Journal, Japan Association for Language Teaching, , vol.44(2)(p.235 - 259), 2022.11, Robert J. Lowe, Original, Research paper (scientific journal), Single Author

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Presentations 【 display / non-display

  • Native-Speakerism and (Dis)empowerment: An Autoethnography of Success and Failure in Language Teaching and Learning

    Robert J. Lowe, International, Oral presentation (invited, special), 2024.04, , 2024 KoTESOL International Conference, Sookmyung Women's University, Seoul, Korea TESOL, Invited, Main Speaker

  • Duoethnography in ELT: Research, Reflection, and Practice

    Robert J. Lowe, International, 2024.04, , 2024 KoTESOL International Conference, Sookmyung Women's University, Seoul, Korea TESOL, Invited, Main Speaker

  • #150 - Lowe, R. J. (2022). Native-speakerism among Japanese teacher trainees: Ideology, framing, and counter-framing. JALT journal, 44(2), 235-259.

    Robert J. Lowe, Domestic, Oral presentation (invited, special), 2024.01, , Lost in Citations (Podcast), Online, Lost in Citations (Podcast), Invited, Main Speaker

  • Alienation and teacher well-being: a research agenda

    Robert J. Lowe, Richard Pinner, Domestic, Oral presentation (general), 2023.09, , JALT CUE SIG Anniversary conference, University of Toyama, Japan Association for Language Teaching, Not Invited, Main Speaker

  • Frames, ideologies, and language teacher identity construction.

    Robert J. Lowe, Domestic, Oral presentation (general), 2023.05, , JALT PanSIG Conference, Kyoto Sangyo University, Japan Association for Language Teaching, Not Invited, Main Speaker

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Contributions as an officer, member, etc., of an academic society 【 display / non-display

  • Tokyo JALT Journal (JALT)

    2022.05 - now,Committee Member, Academic society, research group, etc., Japan Association for Language Teachinghttps://sites.google.com/view/tokyojalt/publications/tokyo-jalt-journal/tjj-vol-3-2016?authuser=0#h.p_0xBTXkl7HXuM, Domestic

Open lectures; lectures, courses, and seminars; guest lectures; etc. 【 display / non-display

Media coverage, appearances, commentary, etc. 【 display / non-display