11
2018

Welcome Dr Lyster

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Katoh School welcomes Dr. Roy Lyster!
Dr. Lyster is a world-renown researcher in the field of immersion education like our K-12 Executive director, Dr. Bostwick.
Roy Lyster

Dr. Lyster will be giving us advice and feedback for our school to further enhance our immersion program. He will be leading a series of professional development sessions for our staff and a workshop for our parents.

We are delighted to welcome Dr. Roy Lyster, professor emeritus at McGill University, to Katoh Gakuen. He will be with us for the next four months as a resident consultant in our English Immersion / Bilingual Program. Dr. Lyster is a world-renowned scholar and educator in immersion education, content-based instruction, and second language acquisition.

Dr. Lyster has a PhD in Applied Linguistics as well as a B.Ed. and M.Ed. from the University of Toronto, and an MA from the Université de Paris VII. His research examines content-based second language instruction and the effects of instructional interventions designed to counterbalance form-focused and content-based approaches. His research interests also include professional development and collaboration among teachers for the purpose of integrated language learning and biliteracy development. He was co-recipient with colleague Leila Ranta of the 1998 Paul Pimsleur Award for Research in Foreign Language Education and was presented the Robert Roy Award by the Canadian Association of Second Language Teachers in 2017. He was co-president then president of the Canadian Association of Applied Linguistics from 2004 to 2008. He has written over 70 academic journal articles and book chapters on immersion and content-based learning. He is also the author of a module called Content-Based Language Teaching published by Routledge in 2018, and two books: Learning and Teaching Languages Through Content published by Benjamins in 2007 and Vers une approach intégrée en immersion published in French by Les Éditions CEC in 2016. He is currently working on a new book on Scaffolding language development in immersion and dual language classrooms. New York: Routledge with D. Tedick.

【ロイ・レスター博士 経歴】
モントリオールにあるマッギル大学、総合学習教育学部第二言語教育学科の名誉教授。トロント大学にて応用言語学の博士号、教育修士号、そして教育学士を取得。加え、パリ第7大学にて、修士号を取得。
レスター博士とレイラ・ランタは、外国語教育研究に対して、ホール・ピンズラー賞を共同受賞(1998年)、Canadian Association of Second Language Teachers(第二言語指導教員カナディアンアソシエーション)により、ロバート・ロイ賞を受賞(2017年)。2004-2008年、応用言語学カナディアンアソシエーションの共同所長、所長を務める。イマージョン教育や内容を重視した外国語教授法(content-based learning)に関する書籍や学術誌に70以上執筆している。現在、テディック氏と共同で、新しい書籍Scaffolding language development in immersion and dual language classrooms. New York: Routledgeに向け取り組んでいる。


研究分野 
• content-based second language instruction
• interventions designed to counterbalance form-focused and content-based approaches
• collaboration among teachers for the purpose of integrated language learning and biliteracy development
• professional development

書籍
• Content-Based Language Teaching(Routledge, 2018)
• Teaching Languages Through Content(Benjamins, 2017)を2冊、
• Vers une approche intégrée en immersion(Les Éditions CEC, 2016)

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