JETAA-sphere Podcast

Steven Horowitz

A podcast about the JET and JET alumni community for the JET and JET alumni community. A debt of gratitude to USJETAA and CLAIR for their support. And special thanks to Percival Constantine (Tarumizu-shi, Kagoshima-ken 2008-2013) for helping to host this podcast on Transistor. read less
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Ep 015 JETAA-sphere: JET Professional Identity & Interview with author Takaaki Hiratsuka
Ep 015 JETAA-sphere: JET Professional Identity & Interview with author Takaaki Hiratsuka
In Episode 15 of the JETAA-sphere podcast, we interview Prof. Takaaki Hiratsuka, author of Narrative inquiry into language teacher identity: ALTs in the JET program. Click this link to register for the May 28 book launch event! Ep 15 Co-hosts: Steven Horowitz (Aichi-ken, Kariya-shi, 1992-94)Mark Frey (Kumamoto-ken, 2002-2006) About Prof. Takaaki Hiratsuka:  List of Prof. Hiratsuka's writings and presentationsBio: Takaaki Hiratsuka is an associate professor in the Department of Global Studies at Ryukoku University, in Kyoto where he teaches a range of applied linguistics courses and supervises master's and PhD students in related fields of language teacher education and narrative inquiry. He has a PhD in Language Teaching and Learning from the University of Auckland, New Zealand. And an avid futsal player. Other JET Alumni or Friends of JET mentioned in this episode: Bruce Feiler (Tochigi-ken, 1988-89), author of numerous best-sellers including Learning to BowDavid L. McConnell, author of Importing Diversity: Inside Japan's JET ProgramEarth Bennett (Aomori-ken, 2000-03), author of the JET cartoon strip series Every Situation Is DifferentDavid Namisato (Aomori-ken-2002-04), author of the cartoon book Life After the B.O.E.Khalid Birdsong (Osaka-fu, Shimamoto-cho, 2003-05), author of the cartoon series Fried Chicken & Sushi **************************** Special thanks to USJETAA and CLAIR for their support for the JETAA-sphere!