Robert Chartrand

Robert Chartrand
Kurume University · Institute of Foreign Language Education

Ph.D.

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Introduction
Robert Chartrand is a language teacher and researcher. He is currently a Professor at Kurume University and is interested in using technology for language education. He has been teaching English in Japan since 1983. He speaks French, English and Japanese.
Additional affiliations
April 2005 - present
Kurume University
Education
April 2007 - March 2010
Kyushu Institute of Technology
Field of study
  • Information Engineering, Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence

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Publications (14)
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The 10th Annual Pan-SIG Conference, held at Shinshu University, Matsumoto, Japan over the weekend of May 21st and 22nd, 2011 was a resounding success with teachers and researchers attending from across Japan and a number of other countries. We would especially like to thank Mark Brierley and the conference committee for their efforts, which resulte...
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The 12th Annual PanSIG Conference was held at Nanzan University on May 18 and 19, 2013. The theme of the conference was, “From Many, One: Collaboration, Cooperation, and Community.” This was a collaborative effort from 26 Special Interest Groups (SIGs) within the Japan Association for Language Teaching (JALT). The conference was highly successful a...
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The Internet has the potential to provide language learners with vast resources of authentic written, audio, and video materials to supplement lessons. Educators can find a wide assortment of materials for learners to study in class or after class for independent learning and to encourage learner autonomy. More recently, however, the immense popula...
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The Internet has the potential to provide language learners with vast resources of authentic written, audio, and video materials to supplement lessons. Educators can find a vast amount of materials for learners to study during class or for independent learning outside of class to encourage learner autonomy. More recently, however, the immense popul...
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This paper presents a support system for organizing an English paragraph for users who have insufficient knowledge of English paragraph writing. The system infers the user's intention to compose a paragraph, organizes and proposes some outlines of a paragraph, and reports missing information which is necessary for completion of organizing the parag...
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This work presents a method of learning modal auxiliaries. In our method, two consecutive uses of modals are given as example sentences. These are beneficial for learners to recognize the flow of thought in context. We also present a method of extracting example sentences from a corpus. Here sentences in the corpus are parsed and analyzed to extrac...
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This work presents a method that was developed for extracting examples that include modal auxiliaries in two consecutive sentences from an English corpus. The method uses a process where the sentences are extracted, parsed for simplification of complex sentences, analyzed for frequency of use and then made available for display to provide useful ex...
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This paper examines the history and the current state of computer-assisted language teaching and learning to provide a context for the present study. A discussion of teaching English using computer-mediated communication in japan is also described along with the explanation of the courseware used. The study involved one hundred eighty-six high scho...
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九州工業大学博士学位論文 学位記番号:情工博甲第238号 学位授与年月日:平成22年3月24日 平成21年度

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While companies in Chikugo, Fukuoka Prefecture, are expanding their global endeavors - both domestically and internationally - what kind of foreign language education are universities in the area providing? Is there a mismatch between the human resource needs and language education provisions? Can university-industry-community collaborations really promote awareness and instigate real change in tertiary level foreign language education? University Industry Collaboration Project - A public event will be held on September 29, 2019, in Kurume Cit. This will enable high school students, university students, educators, company owners, local leaders, and citizens to get together and have "a say" in how foreign language education should change to meet the "real" needs of industry - now and the future. Grant obtained: 200,000 yen - Awarded by Kurume University Working Team - 7 members of staff Supporters: Kurume City Government, Kurume Board of Education, Kurume University