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The University of Electro-Communications 
Graduate School of Informatics and Engineering, School of Informatics and Engineering 
Division of General Education 

Professor 
Jie Shi 

Academic degrees
BA of English Language and Literature  Dalian Foreign Languages University  1984/07 
Master of Education  Temple University Japan  1990 

Current research areas
English linguistics 
Linguistics 
Education 
Literature in English 

Research keywords
TESOL/EFL (English as a Foreign Language): Curriculum Design, Methodology, Materials Development 
English for Academic Purposes (EAP) 
English for Specific Purposes (ESP)/English for Science and Technology (EST) 
Sociolinguistics, Bilingualism/Multilingualism, World Languages 
Teacher Training 

Current research subjects
English for Specific Purposes・English for Science and Technology  ESP, EST, Genre Analysis, Corpus Analysis for ESP, Language Use and Functions Syllabus Design  2000/09-Present 
English for Academic Purposes  Genre Analysis Language Functions Syllabus Design  1989/03-Present 
English Teaching Methodology, Curriculum Design  Pedagogy Curriculum Design  2003-Present 
Corpus-based Approach to Education (incl. Data-Driven Learning)  corpus, analysis, concordance, NLA, ESP  2014/09-Present 
Teacher Training & Faculty Development  Syllabus Design Classroom Management Educational Psychology  2003-Present 
Patent English  patent, writing, rules, ESP, problems, genre  2015/06-Present 
English Textbooks Analysis  Methodology, Embedded Culture and Ideology  2011-Present 
Problem-Based Learning (PBL) & Project-Based Learning (PBL)  PBL, pedagogy, methodology  2008/09-Present 
Science English for International Communication  science English, communication abilities, international, applied/pragmatic, career English, academic English, presentation, argument/expression opinions, discussion skills  2011/05-2014/03  This research project studies the composition of science English as a language genre analyzing the characteristics of spoken language, written language with specific focus on the necessary grammatical and lexical features needed by the students majoring in science and engineering in a large sense. It also works on the teaching methodologies of such a special genre of English language to the undergraduate and graduate students at Japanese universities. In addition, teaching materials which can be used by the science-major teachers as a common teaching package for all students at UEC are to be developed in a team. 
Bilingualism  Family Bilingualism Child Bilingualism Trilingualism  1997/04-2015/03/31 
The Training of the Young Japanese Scientists for Working in International Environment  Competence for working internationally, scientists, nurturing, leadership  2009/09-2012/04  This study focuses on the training of the young scientists (i.e. graduate students in the areas of science and engineering) in the subjects of communication for international academic and career purposes, English for ESP, and Leadership programs. 
Sociolinguistics: Language Policies and Planning  National Polcies and Ideology Language Imperialism Multilingual & Multicultural Society  1995/01-2014/12 

Preferable theme of joint or funded research
ESP, Corpus Linguistics  Desire to engage in joint research with universities and other research institutes 
Teaching Methodology for science teachers  Desire to engage in joint research with universities and other research institutes  Joint research 
Teaching Methodology for non-English major students  Desire to engage in joint research with universities and other research institutes  Joint research 
Bilingualism 
Identity 
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Published papers
Paper  Yes  Innovation for higher education: Developing and managing an ESP program at a Japanese university of science and engineering  Only  SHI, Jie  Educational Studies  56, 129-140  2014/03/31 
Paper  Yes  Tertiary Education Reforms for Better Adaptation to Globalizing Economic Development: A Case Study of China  Joint  SHI, Jie/KASUYA, Tsukasa  Educational Studies  54, 53-75  2012/03/31 
Paper  Yes  Bilingual Literacy Education for Young Children: A Report on A Parent-Run Saturday School  Only  SHI, Jie  Educational Studies (Anthology: The 50th Commemorative Issue)  1-A/ 44, 103-114  2011/03/31  0452-3318 
Paper  Yes  Taking Initiatives in Minority Children’s Mother Tongue Education: Experiences of a Parent-Run Sunday Chinese School in Boston  Only  Shi Jie  Educational Studies  51, 143-153  2009/03/31 
Paper  Yes  EFL Curriculum Design for Japanese University Students of Science and Technology: Practices and Dilemmas  Shi Jie  UEC Journal  21/ 1-2, 127-138  2009/01 
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Research presentations
Oral presentation for an academic conference  Course Design of Graduate Technical English for the Department of Informatics of UEC Tokyo  The 1st Annual Conference of the Asian Association for ESP & The 6th Chinese National Symposium on ESP  -  Yes  SHI Jie  2017/10/28  URL 
Oral presentation for an academic conference  The development and implementation of the Undergraduate and Graduate Technical English courses at UEC Tokyo: Steering the dynamics  The 1st Annual Conference of the Asian Association for ESP & The 6th Chinese National Symposium on ESP  -  Yes  SHI Jie  2017/10/28  URL 
Oral presentation for an academic conference  The endeavor from general English to ESP at Huazhong University of Science and Technology  The 1st Annual Conference of Asia ESP & The 6th Chinese National Symposium on ESP  -  Yes  Shi Jie, Zhang Yue & Fu Ling  2017/10/28 
Oral presentation for an academic conference  Active Learning in ESP: Teaching Conference Poster Presentations to University Students of Science and Engineering in Japan  JACET 56th International Convention  17508  Yes  SHI Jie  2017/08/31  URL 
Oral presentation for an academic conference  Data-Mining and Data-Driven Learning for ESP Education in Japan  25th EuroCALL conference (Southampton, 2017)  249  Yes  SHI Jie & Sébastien Louvigné  2017/08/26  URL 
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Memberships of academic societies
Japan Association for Language Teaching (JALT)  1987-Present 
Japan Association for College English Teachers (JACET)  1998-Present 
Japan Association of Asian Englishes (JAFAE)  1997-Present 
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