Last Updated :2023/09/06

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Professor

Basic Information

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D. (Second Language Acquisition & Language Teaching), The University of Arizona
  • Master of Arts, Ohio University

Research Fields

  • Humanities;Linguistics;Foreign language education

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2023, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 4Term,
  2. 2023, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Project-Type Problem Solving Research
  3. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Humanities and Social Sciences and Society
  4. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Second Language Acquisition with a Psycholinguistic Approach

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. ★, Positional identities negotiated within a collective identity: Japanese college students' ambivalence in an EMI classroom, Journal of English-Medium Instruction, 2(2), 109-133, 2023
  2. Dual language policies to internationalize the Japanese higher education: Language separation within international students?, Proceedings (15th annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation), 20231109
  3. ★, L2 English speakers' perception of their English accent: An investigation of European and Asian attitudes, English Language Teaching, 14(12), 126-143, 2021
  4. ★, Japanese L2 English learners' positions in miscommunication: Who is responsible for failure?, Journal of Language, Identity and Education, 2021
  5. Japanese college students' pragmatic competence for writing email requests in English, JACET Chugoku-Shikoku Chapter Research Bulletin, 18, 1-18, 2021
  6. Studying on global campus: what IGS has achieved and what problems IGS is facing, Review in Higher Education, 155, 105-122, 2020
  7. Exploring interpretations of 'International common language': Innovation in English education from a socio ecological perspective, JACET Chubu Journal, 18, 17-31, 2020
  8. Native speaker English vs. English as a lingua franca: Whose English is 'real' in and outside the classroom?, Asian English Studies, 21, 74-94, 2019
  9. ELF communicative competence: Transforming from L2 English learners into ELF users, 13, 33-45, 201812
  10. Investigating L2 (English) learner preference: Accentedness vs. comprehensibility, SELT-Okinawa, 14, 1-26, 2016
  11. A perceptional gap between teachers' intentions and students' comprehension of grammar instructions, SELT-Okinawa Review, 13, 1-28, 2015
  12. Effects of explicit instruction on the semantic role of English sentence subject: A case of Japanese EFL learners, Proceedings of the 2013 Hawaii International Conference on Education, 1129-1143, 2013
  13. English speakers' attitudes towards Japanese-accented English, Southern Review, 27, 53-68, 2012
  14. The effect of explicit instruction on the comprehension of the English present perfect by Japanese learners of English, SELT-Okinawa Review, 11, 1-26, 2012
  15. ★, Asian students' attitudes to their accented English, World Englishes, 30(3), 392-408, 2011
  16. Comprehending semantic role of initial noun phrase in English: Explicit instruction for Japanese EFL learners, SELT-Okinawa Review, 10, 33-66, 2011
  17. Identity conflict of Japanese EFL teachers in the socio-political context, Ryudai review of Euro-American studies, 45-69, 2011
  18. ★, How Japanese teachers of English perceive non-native assistant English teachers, System, 38, 124-133, 2010

Publications such as books

  1. 2015/04/10, A Guide with Models for Process Writing, Shohakusha, Textbook, Single work, 9784881987094

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Instructor's attitudes towards professional development in English-medium instruction: A case of a Japanese national university, Miki Shibata, ICLHE East Asia Regional Group 5th Annual Symposium 2023, 2023/04/22, Without Invitation, English
  2. Exploring interpretations of 'International Common Language': At what should English education aim?, JACET Chubu, 2020, With Invitation, Japanese
  3. Japanese college students' sociopragmatic and pragmalinguistic knowledge of writing e0\-mail requests in English, 45th National Conference of the Japanese Association for Asian Englishes, 2019, Without Invitation, English
  4. Perceptional Gap between Teachers’ Intention and Students’ Comprehension of Grammar Instructions, Miki Shibata, The 2013 Hawaii International Conference on Educatino, 2013/01, Without Invitation, English
  5. Effects of explicit instruction on the semantic role of English sentence subject: A case of Japanese EFL learners, Miki Shibata, Tomohiko Shirahata, Robert Taferner, Tomohiko Shirahata, Robert Taferner, The 2013 Hawaii International Conference on Educatino, 2013/01, Without Invitation, English
  6. Book Review Presentation 『Grammar Acquisition and Processing Instruction: Secondary and Cumulative Effects』, Miki Shibata, JALT Hiroshima monthly meeting, 2013/02, With Invitation, English
  7. Persistency of Morpheme Acquisition Sequence in Contrast to Oral Metalinguistic Explanations and Direct Written Correct Feedback for Japanese EFL Learners, Miki Shibata, Tomohiko Shirahata, Robert Taferner, Tomohiko Shirahata, Robert Taferner, ALAK2013 International Conference, 2013/10, Without Invitation, English, Busan, Korea
  8. Is Japanese-accented English so bad?, Miki Shibata, the 29th Bunkyo University Summer Seminar for Teachers of English, 2014/08/01, With Invitation, Japanese, Makiko Hirakawa, Tokyo
  9. The possibility of English as a solution to resolve socio-political issues: The case in Okinawa, Miki Shibata, 2014 EWC/EWCA International Conference in Okinawa, 2014/09, Without Invitation, English, Okinawa, Japan
  10. Second language learners’ perception of their English pronunciation: An investigation of European and Asian attitudes, Miki Shibata, 2015/12, Without Invitation, English
  11. Addressing language education from the perspectives of language acquisition and language learners: a second language speaker identity and foreign language learning, Language comprehension and production symposium, 2016/03/06, With Invitation, Japanese
  12. Perception of Real English in the Japanese Context: Native Speaker Variety or English as a Lingua Franca, PanSIG International Conference 2016, 2016/05/22, With Invitation, English, JALT, Meio University, Okinawa
  13. English users’ perceptions of Japanese English, Miki Shibata, Nathanael Rudolph, Yuko Ikuta, Pacific Second Language Research Forum 2016, 2016/09/10, Without Invitation, English
  14. The acquisition of Japanese tense-aspect morphology: The role of input in naturalistic L2 context, Miki Shibata, Pacific Second Language Research Forum 2016, 2016/10/11, Without Invitation, English, Japan Second Language Association, Chuo University Tama campus
  15. Conceptualization of 'English communication' by Japanese EFL/ELF speakers, Miki Shibata, The 10th Anniversary Conference of English as a Lingua Franca, 2017/06/13, Without Invitation, English, University of Helsinki
  16. Japanese college students' beliefs about critical factors for English communication breakdown, Miki Shibata, JACET 56th International Convention (2017, Tokyo), 2017/08/29, Without Invitation, English, The Japan Association of College English Teachers, Aoyama Gakuin University
  17. A conceptualization of Japanese English: How do Japanese college students decode their own English variety?, Miki Shibata, 23rd International Association for World Englishes Conference, 2018/06/02, Without Invitation, English
  18. Japanese L2 English learners' positions in miscommunication: Is this only my problem?, 2019/01/25, With Invitation, English
  19. Identity choice in English-medium instruction (EMI) courses in Japanese higher education, 2019/06/14, Without Invitation, English

Social Activities

Organizing Academic Conferences, etc.

  1. Pacific Second Language Research Forum 2016, Secretariat, 2016/09, 2016/09

History as Peer Reviews of Academic Papers

  1. 2023, Journal of English-Medium Instruction, Others, Reviewer
  2. 2022, ARELE, Others, Reviewer, 2
  3. 2021, Second Language Research, Others, Reviewer, 1
  4. 2021, System, Others, Reviewer, 1
  5. 2021, International Journal of Applied Linguistics, Others, Reviewer, 1
  6. 2020, ARELE(Annual Review of English Language Education) Vol. 32, Others, Reviewer, 2
  7. 2016, ARELE, Others, Reviewer, 2
  8. 2017, ARELE, Others, Reviewer, 3
  9. 2017, System, Others, Reviewer, 1