WALTER JOHN HAVARD DAVIES

Last Updated :2021/04/05

Affiliations, Positions
Institute for Foreign Language Research and Education, Associate Professor
E-mail
wdavieshiroshima-u.ac.jp

Basic Information

Educational Backgrounds

  • BA, Politics, Philosophy, and Economics, University of Oxford, U.K., 1986/09, 1989/07

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Education, Teaching English as a Foreign Language, University of Exeter
  • MA,Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, University of London

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, 2016/05
  • Member of the Japan Society for Medical English Education, 2015/07
  • Member of the British Association for Applied Linguistics

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2021, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, CommunicationIA
  2. 2021, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, CommunicationIA
  3. 2021, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, CommunicationIA
  4. 2021, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, CommunicationIA
  5. 2021, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, CommunicationIA
  6. 2021, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, CommunicationIA
  7. 2021, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, Communication IB
  8. 2021, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, Communication IB
  9. 2021, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, Communication IB
  10. 2021, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, Communication IB
  11. 2021, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Communication IIA
  12. 2021, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 4Term, Communication IIA
  13. 2021, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Communication IIA
  14. 2021, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Communication IIA
  15. 2021, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Communication IIA
  16. 2021, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Communication IIA
  17. 2021, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 4Term, Communication IIB
  18. 2021, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 4Term, Communication IIB
  19. 2021, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 4Term, Communication IIB
  20. 2021, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 4Term, Communication IIB
  21. 2021, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, English Passage Expression Skill Up CI
  22. 2021, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, English Passage Expression Skill Up CII

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Matching theory to context: Building a teacher training course for secondary school teachers of English in Japan., Hiroshima Studies in Language and Language Education, 20200301
  2. Effects of different types of out-of-class learning on TOEIC score gains., TOEIC Research Report No.5, 20100301
  3. ★, Analysing medical English development at a university using a communicative competence model., Hiroshima Studies in Language and Language Education, 19, 93-108, 2016
  4. ★, Applying internal medicine corpus analysis findings to the development of pedagogical materials, Hiroshima Studies in Language and Language Education, 19, 109-127, 2016
  5. ★, The reciprocal effects of teaching evening classes at a non-university hospital and developing a university medical English course, The Journal of Medical English Education, 14(3), 122-126, 2015
  6. ★, Creating a corpus-informed EMP course for medical undergraduates, IATEFL Professional and Academic English Journal, 45, 16-21, 2015
  7. Medical word list development through corpus and course construction. Fraser, S., Davies, W., & Tatsukawa, K. (2015). Hiroshima Studies in Language and Language Education, 18, 179-193., 2015
  8. ★, A corpus analysis of an anatomy textbook: Preliminary findings and implications for Medical English Materials Development a Specialized Corpus. Fraser, S., Davies, W., & Tatsukawa, K. (2014). Hiroshima Studies in Language and Language Education, 17, 119-140.
  9. A background study for the development of medical English corpora, word lists and university course materials in Japan. Davies, W., Fraser, S., & Tatsukawa, K. (2014). Hiroshima Studies in Language and Language Education, 17, 105-117.

Publications such as books

  1. 2014/02, Global Issues Towards Peace, 2014, 02, Textbook, Compilation, 9784523177418, 112
  2. 2016/15/01, English for World Travel, travel conversations, Report, Joint work, Koji Uenishi, Walter Davies, Simon Fraser, 978-4-269-66038-0

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Consolidating medical English corpora, course materials and word lists through field knowledge, Davies, W., Fraser, S. & Tatsukawa, K., BAAL Annual Conference, 2015, Without Invitation, Japanese
  2. Creating a medical word list for Japanese undergraduates., Fraser S., Davies, W., & Tatsukawa, K., BAAL Annual Conference, 2015, Without Invitation, Japanese
  3. Developing a corpus-informed ESP course for medical undergraduates, Fraser, S. & Davies W., CAES International Conference, Hong Kong, 2015, Without Invitation, Japanese
  4. Adapting a communicative competence model for a university ESP course, Davies, W & Fraser, S., CAES International Conference, Hong Kong, 2015, Without Invitation, Japanese
  5. The development of medical English corpora, word lists, and university course materials, Fraser, S. & Davies W., FLaRE Annual Symposium, Hiroshima University, 2015, Without Invitation, Japanese