DANIEL GEORGE CAMERON HOUGHAM

Last Updated :2024/04/03

Affiliations, Positions
Hiroshima University, Associate Professor
Web Site
E-mail
houghamhiroshima-u.ac.jp
Self-introduction
My particular research interests include second language speech fluency and multiword sequences. My current research project focuses on exploring multiword sequence and speaking fluency influences in high-stakes assessments.

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2022/04/01, Hiroshima University, Institute for Foreign Language Research and Education, Associate Professor
  • 2018/04, 2022/03, Hiroshima Jogakuin University, Department of General Education, Assistant Professor
  • 2016/04, 2018/03, Prefectural University of Hiroshima, Mihara Campus, Faculty of Health and Welfare, Part-time Instructor
  • 2016/04, 2018/03, Hiroshima Shudo University, English Department, Part-time Instructor
  • 2016/04, 2018/03, Hiroshima University, Institute for Foreign Language Research and Education, Visiting Lecturer

Educational Backgrounds

  • Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Humanities and Social Science (Doctoral Course), Integrated Arts and Human Sciences Program, 2021/10
  • Google, Google for Education, Google Certified Educator Level 1, 2017/07, 2018/07
  • University of Birmingham, College of Arts and Law Graduate School, Master of Arts (Teaching English as a Foreign/Second Language), 2011/04, 2016/07
  • University of British Columbia, Bachelor of Commerce, 2004/09, 2006/11

Academic Degrees

  • University of Birmingham

Research Keywords

  • Speaking fluency
  • Extensive Reading
  • Learner Autonomy
  • Learner Training
  • Testing
  • Vocabulary acquisition
  • CALL

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, CommunicationIA
  2. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, CommunicationIA
  3. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, CommunicationIA
  4. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, CommunicationIA
  5. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, CommunicationIA
  6. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, CommunicationIA
  7. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, CommunicationIA
  8. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, CommunicationIA
  9. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, CommunicationIA
  10. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Communication IIA
  11. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Communication IIA
  12. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 4Term, Communication IIA
  13. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 4Term, Communication IIA
  14. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Communication IIA
  15. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 4Term, Communication IIA
  16. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Communication IIA
  17. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 4Term, Communication IIA
  18. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Communication IIA
  19. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 4Term, Communication IIA
  20. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Advanced Writing in English BI
  21. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Advanced Writing in English BII

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Generative AI in Writing Classes: Seven Golden Rules, The Language Teacher, 48(2), 14-17, 202403
  2. ★, Disentangling the contributions of shorter vs. longer lexical bundles to L2 oral fluency, System, forthcoming(.), .-., 20240115
  3. Japanese University Students Attitudes toward and Usage of Facebook in English Classes: The Implications, Hiroshima Studies in Language and Language Education, 202103
  4. Making Positive Use of Machine Translation for Writing Essays, The Language Teacher, 45(6), 45-47, 202111
  5. ★, Investigating the Effect of MReader Quizzes on Japanese University Student Attitudes Toward Reading in English, Extensive Reading World Congress Proceedings, 5, 137-155, 202006
  6. Active Learning and Learner Development with Quizlet, Bulletin of the Faculty of Liberal Arts, Hiroshima Jogakuin University, 6, 1-21, 201908
  7. Practicalities of team-teaching: Recent research and experience in Japan, Transformation in Language Education, 134-145, 2017
  8. Action Research: Supportive Teacher Talk and Interactional Strategies in an Elementary School EFL Teaching Context in Japan, University of Birmingham, 2016

Publications such as books

  1. 2024/01/15, English for Exploring the World - Developing Communication Skills, Eihosha, 2024, 01, Joint work, Uenishi, K., Davies, W., Fraser, S., Tanabe, J., Hougham, D., 9784269660595, 97
  2. 2020/07, A. Peña Clavel & K. Thornton (Eds.). Whose autonomy? Voices and agency in language learning. Selected Papers from the 2018 Independent Learning Association Conference., This is chapter 4 in an e-book, Facilitating Japanese University Students Autonomous Learning In and Beyond the English Classroom, Candlin & Mynard ePublishing Limited, Report, Single work, 9780463578049
  3. Collaborative Reflections on ILA 2018 Conference, This is chapter 14 in an e-book: A. Peña Clavel & K. Thornton (Eds.), Whose autonomy? Voices and agency in language learning. Selected Papers from the 2018 Independent Learning Association Conference., Collaborative Reflections on ILA 2018 Conference, Naomi Fujishima; Daniel G. C. Hougham, 9780463578049, 19

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. How Does Learner Use of Longer MWSs Relate to Fluency?, Hougham, D., Clenton, J., Uchihara, T., Higginbotham, G., Vocab@Vic 2023, 2023/12/13, Without Invitation, English, Victoria University of Wellington
  2. A Function-First Approach to Formulaic Language Identification with GPT-4, Hougham, D., Clenton, J., Uchihara, T., Hiroshima Lexical Research Forum 2023, 2023/09/09, With Invitation, Hiroshima University, Zoom
  3. Investigating Productive Vocabulary, Higginbotham, G., Myint Maw, T.M., Hougham, D.​, Language Centre Learning and Teaching Conference 2023, 2023/03/10, With Invitation, English, Queen Mary University of London, Online (Teams)
  4. Promoting vocabulary learning with Quizlet, Hougham, D., Open Seminar, 2023/03/03, With Invitation, English, Institute for Foreign Language Research and Education, Hiroshima University
  5. Investigating Multiword Sequence and Speaking Fluency Influences in High-stakes Assessments​: An Update on our Findings​, Hougham, D., Clenton​, J., Uchihara​, T., Higginbotham, G., ALANZ-ALAA-ALTAANZ Conference 2022, 2022/11/26, Without Invitation, English, ALANZ-ALAA-ALTAANZ, Victoria University of Wellington in Wellington, New Zealand
  6. Investigating Second Language Speaker Fluency with Processing Units, Hougham, D., Clenton J., Uchihara, T., Hiroshima Lexical Research Forum 2022, 2022, Hiroshima University (via Zoom)
  7. Investigating multiword sequence and speaking fluency influences in high-stakes assessments, Hougham, D., & Clenton, J., Uchihara, T., Language Testing Research Colloquium (LTRC) 2022, Without Invitation, Online (via Zoom)
  8. Exploring the MWS-fluency link with lower-level Japanese L2 learners, Hougham, D.G.C., & Clenton, J., Uchihara, T., TESOL 2022 International Convention and English Language Expo, Without Invitation, Pittsburgh, USA, hybrid (via Zoom)
  9. Investigating MWS-fluency relationships with lower-level Japanese L2 learners, Hougham, D; Clenton, J, Hiroshima Lexical Research Forum, 2021/09/05, With Invitation, Online (Zoom)
  10. Setting up a university ER program with online support: Insights from research and practice, Hougham, D. G. C., Higginbotham, G., Peck, M.,, PD/FD Program Workshop Series at Tottori University, 2021/02, With Invitation, Japanese, Online (via Zoom)
  11. Promoting positive learner attitudes towards reading in English through the use of digital graded readers, Hougham; D. G. C; Peck, M, The 3rd JACET Summer(47th) and English Education(8th) Joint Seminar, 2021/03/08, Online (via Zoom)
  12. To what extent can teachers promote positive learner attitudes towards reading English through the use of a digital library?, Daniel Hougham; Marshall Peck, JACET Chugoku-Shikoku Fall Research Conference, 2020/10/17
  13. Quick Canadian multicultural holiday quiz competition (with Poll Everywhere), Hougham, D.G.C, Hiroshima JALT meeting, 2020/06, Without Invitation, Japanese, online (via Zoom)
  14. Canadian Life and Culture, Daniel G. C. Hougham, Waseda Academy (Hiroshima), 2019/09/25, With Invitation, Waseda Kominkan
  15. Materials Development and Use for an MReader-supported ER Component at Japanese University, Daniel G. C. Hougham, JACET Summer, English Education Seminar (Tokyo), 2019/08/20, Tamagawa University, Tokyo, Japan
  16. Investigating Students' Attitudes Towards ER and MReader: How Effective is the Development of a New ER Component at a Private Japanese University?, Daniel G. C. Hougham, Extensive Reading 5th World Congress (Taichung, Taiwan), 2019/08/11, Without Invitation, Feng Chia University, Taichung, Taiwan
  17. Inazo and Mary Nitobe: Pioneers of Kakehashi Across Cultures, Daniel G. C. Hougham, Gaines Chapel, Hiroshima Jogakuin University, 2018/11/01, With Invitation, Gaines Chapel, Hiroshima Jogakuin University, Hiroshima, Japan
  18. Online quizzing/testing with immediate feedback through Quizlet, Google, and Flubaroo add-on, Daniel G. C. Hougham, ILA2018 Conference (Kobe), 2018/09
  19. Online quizzing/testing with immediate feedback through Quizlet, Google, and Flubaroo add-on, Daniel G. C. Hougham, JALTCALL 2018 Conference, 2018/06, Without Invitation
  20. The Planning and Development of an Active English Curriculum for University First Year English Majors, Daniel G. C. Hougham, Hiroshima JALT Monthly Meeting, 2018/01, Without Invitation
  21. Facilitating Japanese University Students’ Language Learning and Development in a Digital Global Era, Daniel G. C. Hougham, Hiroshima JALT 2017 Conference, 2017/12
  22. Using Quizlet to Promote Active Learning, Daniel G. C. Hougham, JALTCALL 2017, 2017/06
  23. Using Quizlet to Promote Learner Development, Daniel G. C. Hougham, JALTCALL 2017 Conference, 2017/06
  24. Doing Action Research: My Project on Teacher Talk and Interactional Strategies, Daniel G. C. Hougham, JALT2016 International Conference, 2016/11
  25. Realities and Practicalities of Team Teaching, Daniel G. C. Hougham, JALT2016 International Conference, 2016/11
  26. What Should Every EFL Teacher Know?, Daniel G. C. Hougham, Hiroshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching, 2016/10
  27. Doing Action Research: My Project on Teacher Talk and Interactional Strategies & a Brainstorming Workshop, Daniel G. C. Hougham, Hiroshima JALT Monthly Meeting, 2016/09
  28. Canadian Culture and Life, Daniel G. C. Hougham, Otake City International Exchange Association, 2015/06

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C), Investigating Multiword Sequence and Speaking Fluency Influences in High-stakes Assessments, 2022/04, 2025/03
  2. HiroshimaJogakuinUniversity, Gakujutsu Grant, 2018/04, 2019/03
  3. JALTCALL 2017 Conference Grant, 2017
  4. JALT 2016 International Conference Grant, 2016

Social Activities

History as Committee Members

  1. Executive Team (Publicity Chair), 2017/11, 2019/03, Hiroshima JALT
  2. Hiroshima JALT 2017 Conference (Programme Chair), 2017/02, 2017/12, Hiroshima JALT
  3. Co-Treasurer, 2016/04, 2017/04, Hiroshima JALT

Organizing Academic Conferences, etc.

  1. Hiroshima Lexical Research Forum, 2023/

History as Peer Reviews of Academic Papers

  1. 2023, Hiroshima Studies in Language and Language Education, Others, Peer reviewer, 1
  2. 2023, Computer Assisted Language Learning, Others, Peer reviewer, 1
  3. 2022, Hiroshima University Bulletin of the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, "Comprehensive Science Research", Reviewer, 1
  4. 2019, Extensive Reading 5th World Congress Proceedings, Reviewer, 1