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Dr David Ishii PhD, MA

Lecturer in English for Academic Purposes

Doctoral Supervisor
School of Humanities Media and Creative Comm

Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: +64 9 414 0800 ext. 43371
    Location: 2.46, Atrium
    Campus: Albany (Auckland)

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy - University of Toronto (2009)
  • Master of Arts TESOL - Monterey Institute of International Studies (1996)

Certifications and Registrations

  • Licence, Supervisor, Massey University

Prizes and Awards

  • I was awarded $500 for placing in the top 10 for a writing software tool idea in Massey's Pitch.ME competition. https://www.ecentre.org.nz/pitch-me - Massey University e-centre (2021)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

English for Academic Purposes
Communities of Practice
Vygotskyan Sociocultural Theory
Linguistic Landscapes

 

 

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Applied Linguistics and Educational Linguistics (200401): Languages, Communication And Culture (200000): Linguistics (200400)

Keywords

Social theories of language learning
Qualitative data analysis - NVIVO
Quantitative data analysis - SPSS
 

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 0 1

Research Outputs

Journal

Ishii, D., & Takagaki, T. (2021). Translanguaging in healthcare websites: Implications for language policy and social cohesion. Language and Linguistics in Oceania. 13, 89-104
[Journal article]Authored by: Ishii, D.
Tabata-Sandom, M., Nishikawa, Y., & Ishii, D. (2020). Metaphorical conceptualizations of language learning by post-tertiary learners of Japanese. System. 94
[Journal article]Authored by: Ishii, D., Sandom, M.
Ishii, D., & Takagaki, T. (2019). Is there adequate language support? The linguistic divide of hospital websites in Japan and New Zealand. Language and Linguistics in Oceania. 11, 50-64 Retrieved from https://izumi-syuppan.co.jp/web_LLO/vol-11/
[Journal article]Authored by: Ishii, D.
Ishii, D. (2018). Identifying discipline-based study skills: A preliminary needs analysis. International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning. 13(1), 47-60 Retrieved from http://www.adamhousepress.com.au/journal/international-journal-of-pedagogies-and-learning/vol-13-issue-1-2018
[Journal article]Authored by: Ishii, D.
Ishii, D. (2017). Agency from an adult refugee's perspective. New Zealand Studies in Applied Linguistics. 23(2), 5-24
[Journal article]Authored by: Ishii, D.
Ishii, D. (2017). Undergraduate study behaviours and academic performance: A qualitative analysis of students' retrospective comments. Waikato Journal of Education. 22(4), 49-65
[Journal article]Authored by: Ishii, D.Contributed to by: Ishii, D.

Book

Ishii, D., & Soltani, B. (2021). Digital spaces of engagement: Perspectives on using Zoom and virtual spaces in online classrooms. In I. Fayed, & J. Cummings (Eds.) Teaching in the Post Covid-19 Era: World education dilemmas, teaching innovations and solutions in the age of crisis.. Switzerland: Springer
[Chapter]Authored by: Ishii, D.

Thesis

Kerry, V. (2019). Stance, same-sex marriage and space : an analysis of self-referencing on YouTube. (Doctoral Thesis)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Kerry, V.Edited by: Ishii, D.

Conference

Nishikawa, Y., Tabata-Sandom, M., & Ishii, D. (2020, November). Is enjoyment in learning the L2 sufficient for long-term learning?. Presented at ALANZ. Otago.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ishii, D.
Ishii, D., & Takagaki, T. (2019, December). Public service for whom? The language accessibility of hospital websites. Presented at Multimodal Research 2019. Auckland University of Technology.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ishii, D.
ishii, D., & takagaki, T. (2017, November). Multilingualism and language support in Japan and New Zealand. Presented at Applied Linguistics Association of New Zealand (ALANZ). Auckland, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ishii, D.Contributed to by: Ishii, D.
Ishii, DN. (2016, November). Lexical cohesion in Chinese undergraduate students' writing. Presented at Applied Linguistics Association of New Zealand (ALANZ). Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ishii, D.
Li, S., & Ishii, . (2015, November). Expressing voice in L2 academic writing: Making connections across and within rhetorical moves. Presented at The 14th Symposium on Second Language Writing Learning to Write for Academic Purposes. Auckland, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ishii, D., Li, S.
Ishii, DN. (2014, November). A case study of learners’ beliefs, evolving identities, and developing linguistic repertoires. Presented at ALANZ. Auckland, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ishii, D.
Ishii, DN. (2008, November). Is the editing of L2 errors evidence of improvement in grammatical accuracy?. Presented at ALANZ Symposium. AUT.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ishii, D.
Ishii, DN. (2008, November). Is editing of L2 errors evidence of improvement in grammatical accuracy?. Presented at ALANZ Symposium. AUT University.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ishii, D.

Teaching and Supervision

Courses Coordinated

  • 172.233 Language Learning Processes
  • 192.101 English for Academic Purposes for Speakers of Other Languages
  • 192.102 Academic Writing in English for Speakers of Other Languages

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Main Supervisor 1 3

Current Doctoral Supervision

Main Supervisor of:

  • Haixia Wang - Doctor of Philosophy
    Effects of Teacher-supported Self-correction on L2 Learners Speaking Performance in the Repeat of the Same Task and in a New Task of the Same Type across Task Types

Completed Doctoral Supervision

Main Supervisor of:

  • 2019 - Victoria Kerry - Doctor of Philosophy
    Stance, Same-Sex Marriage and Space: An Analysis of Self-Referencing on YouTube
  • 2019 - Eugenia Butler - Doctor of Philosophy
    Expressions of voice and trajectories of writers’ selves in academic writing: Transitioning from an academic bridging course to postgraduate programmes
  • 2016 - Thi Mai Duyen Dang - Doctor of Philosophy
    Eating alone is painful: An interdiciplinary and ethnographically inspired sociolinguistic investigation into Vietnamese mealtime ritual invitations