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Yumiko Moore

Associate Lecturer (E&S)

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Profile

Yumiko Moore obtained MA English Language Teaching from the University of Reading in 2008 and started her studies at CRELLA (Centre for Research in English Language Learning and Assessment), the University of Bedfordshire in 2013. She worked on two British Council-funded projects on the validity of language testing in 2014/2015. She has been Associate Lecturer in Japanese at the University of Exeter since 2013.

Office Hours:

Mondays 11-12:00

Qualifications

BA (Seinan Gakuin University, Japan)
MA (University of Reading, UK)

Grants/Funding:

May 2014 The British Council "Investigating the cognitive constructs measured by Aptis Writing Test in the Japanese context: a case study,"                                                              

March 2014 The British Council, "Investigating the valid constructs for writing tasks in EAP tests."

 

Research interests

Foreign language Acquisition, Language Testing, Learners' beliefs about language learning, Teacher education and development, Multilingualism

PUBLICATIONS

Moore, Y. (in press, 2016). A Case Study: an experienced EFL teacher’s perspective on high-stakes English language tests and the teacher’s beliefs about language teaching.In D, Xerri and P.V, Briffa (Eds.), Teacher Involvement in High Stakes Language Testing.

Moore, Y & Chan, S.H.C. (2016). Investigating the cognitive constructs measured by Aptis Writing Test in the Japanese context: a case study.Aptis Asian Research Grants Report. Final report submitted to the British Council. 

Moore, Y. (2015). Investigating valid constructs for writing tasks in EAP tests for use in Japanese university entrance examinations. British Council Report. Final report submitted to the British Council.

Moore, Y. (2015). An evaluation of English writing assessment of Japanese University entrance examinations. Writing and Pedagogy 7.2-3, 233-260.

Moore, Y. (2015). L2 writing assessment and pedagogical practices: Weir (2005)’s socio-cognitive validation framework. English Education, 63(11), 13-15. [in Japanese] 

 CONFERENCE CONTRIBUTIONS 

November 2014  Investigating valid constructs for writing tasks in EAP tests for use in Japanese university entrance examinations, The 34th Annual Language Testing Forum the University of Southampton, UK.

June 2014 An investigatinn on valid constructs for writing tasks in EAP tests for use in Japanese university entrance examinations, The 36th Language Testing Research Colloquium, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

November 2012 Teachers’ perception of washback effects of reading tests in Japanese university entrance examination, The 32nd Annual Language Testing Forum the University of Bristol, UK.

 

 

Teaching

FLJ1130 Japanese Beginners

FLJ2230 Japanese Intermediate One

FLJ2330 Japanese Intermediate Two

Modules taught