Huffman, Jeffrey

Faculty & Position:General Education in Graduate School  assistant professor
Contact:jeffhuffman[at]slcn.ac.jp convert [at] to @
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Last Updated: May 22, 2019 at 05:07

Researcher Profile & Settings

Degree

  • M.S.Ed. (TESOL)

Education

  • Aug. 2006Jun. 2010Temple University Education M.S.Ed. in TESOL
  • Aug. 1994Jun. 1998Wittenberg University East Asian Studies (Biology) B.A.

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Apr. 2011- TodayAssistant Professor, St. Luke's International University
  • Apr. 2011- TodayLecturer, Waseda University
  • 2002- TodayEnglish instructor/advisor/proofreader, Fukai Institute of Health Science
  • Apr. 2007Mar. 2011Lecturer, St. Luke's International University
  • Sep. 2000Mar. 2011Instructor, Fujimigaoka Jr./Sr. High School
  • Aug. 1998Aug. 2000Assistant English Teacher, Utsunomiya Kita High School

Association Memberships

    AAAL , TESOL , JALT

Qualification

  • M.S.Ed. (TESOL)

Research Activities

Research Areas

  • Linguistics / English linguistics / Applied linguistics; Second language acquisition; TESOL

Research Interests

    Health Humanities , Second Language Identity , Study Abroad , EFL Listening , Vocabulary Acquisition , Academic/Science Writing , EFL Reading , Language testing , ESP (Nursing)

Published Papers

  • A vision for health humanities in Japan: A proposed definition and potential avenues for application in nursing education and beyond
    Jeffrey Huffman, Mami Inoue
    Bulletin of St. Luke's International University 5 8-13 Mar. 2019 [Refereed]
  • Non-Japanese simulated patient sessions in an English course for Japanese nursing students
    Jeffrey Huffman, Mami Inoue, Binzee Gonzalvo, Kerry Suzuki
    Bulletin of St. Luke's International University 5 1-7 Mar. 2019 [Refereed]
  • Risk factors related to the reduction of subjective taste ability in middle- to old-aged nursing home residents in Sri Lanka: a cross-sectional study
    Takiguchi, T. et al.
    Niigata Journal of Health and Welfare 15(1) 37-51 2015 [Refereed]
  • Reading rate gains during a one-semester extensive reading course
    Huffman, Jeffrey
    Reading in a Foreign Language 26(2) 17-33 Oct. 2014 [Refereed]
  • Smoke and Mirrors: A Storyline-based Listening Textbook
    Huffman, Jeffrey
    Temple University Japan Studies in Applied Linguistics(55) 44-59 Oct. 2009
  • Teaching Intonation with Statements, Questions, and Tag Questions
    Huffman, Jeffrey
    Temple University Japan Studies in Applied Linguistics(52) 28-33 Jul. 2009
  • A Dual-focus Writing Course: Fluency and Accuracy
    Huffman, Jeffrey
    Temple University Japan Studies in Applied Linguistics(53) 84-98 Jul. 2009

Books etc

  • Practical English Conversation for PT and OT
    Takahiro Miki, Daichi Imamoto, Minori Okayauchi
    Supervisor
    Medical View  Mar. 2018  978-4-7583-0965-3
  • Perfect Manual for Preparing to Welcome Foreign Patients
    Shinobu Tanabashi, Takenaka Katsunobu, Jeffrey Huffman
    Supervisor
    Medical View  Apr. 2017
  • English for Healthcare Communication
    Mami Inoue, Rieko Matsuoka, Ruri Ashida, Tamiko Miyatsu, Jeffrey Huffman
    Joint Work
    Medical View  Jan. 2016
  • Test Items for Evaluation (supplement to Oral Communication Expressways, Revised: Teacher's Manual)
    Huffman, Jeffrey; Kent, Kristofer
    Joint Work
    Kairyudo Publishing (Tokyo)  2007

Conference Activities & Talks

  • Learning Experiences and Identity Development of Nursing Students through Study Abroad
    Huffman, Jeffrey (presenting); et al.
    JASMEE Jul. 2018
  • Learning Experiences and Identity Development of Nursing Students through Study Abroad
    Huffman, Jeffrey (presenting); et al.
    JANET Jun. 2018
  • Interview-based evaluation study of a high school extensive reading course
    Huffman, Jeffrey
    The 17th Temple University Applied Linguistics Colloquium Feb. 2015
  • A Rasch-based validation of a reading comprehension test
    Huffman, Jeffrey; Lucovich, Dawn; Sugita, Mariko
    The 17th Temple University Applied Linguistics Colloquium Feb. 2015
  • Investigation of a reading comprehension test for Japanese university students
    Lucovich, Dawn; Huffman, Jeffrey; Sugita, Mariko
    The 7th Annual Extensive Reading Seminar Sep. 2014
  • Reading fluency gains during an extensive reading course
    Huffman, Jeffrey
    TESOL Mar. 2014
  • Reading fluency gains during an extensive reading course
    Huffman, Jeffrey
    JALT Oct. 2013
  • Reading fluency gains during a one-semester extensive reading course
    Huffman Jeffrey
    JALT Oct. 2012
  • The structure and language of scientific research writing for an international readership
    Huffman, Jeffrey
    Niigata University of Health and Welfare Jan. 2012 [Invited]

Misc

  • Characteristics and Outcomes of Study Abroad Programs at St. Luke's International University: Students' Learning and Growth
    Asahara, Kiyomi; Huffman, Jeffrey; Inoue, Mami; Nagai, Tomoko; Nakajima, Kaoru; Oguro, Michiko; Okubo, Nobuko; Tashiro, Junko; Umeda, Maki; Uriuda, Mari
    Bulletin of St. Luke's International University 4 18-23 Mar. 2018 [Refereed]
  • Response to the critique of the Huffman (2014) article, “Reading rate gains during a one-semester extensive reading course"
    Huffman, Jeffrey
    Reading in a Foreign Language 28(1) 148-150 Apr. 2016
    招待有り
  • Report on the "Multilingual/Multicultural Awareness Project" Implemented under the 2014 St. Luke's International University Educational Improvement Project
    Mami Inoue, Jeffrey Huffman, Kaoru Nakajima, Mari Uriuda
    Bulletin of St. Luke's International University 2 58-62 Mar. 2016
  • Report on the Medical English Study Abroad Program for Nursing Students and Nurses at McGill University, Canada: Development, Implementation, Evaluation, and Improvement
    Mami Inoue, Jeffrey Huffman
    Bulletin of St. Luke's International University 2 53-57 Mar. 2016 [Refereed]
  • Justification and Implementation of the 2014 Extensive Reading Stamp Rally: An Effort to Improve English Proficiency in the St. Luke's Community
    Jeffrey Huffman, Kuniko Sato, Kaoru Nakajima
    Bulletin of St. Luke's International University 2 32-36 Mar. 2016
  • The Activities and Vision of the International Affairs Committee.
    Okubo, Nobuko; Nakajima, Kaoru; Hori, Narumi; Huffman, Jeffrey; Igarashi, Yukari; Chigira, Ayako
    Bulletin of St. Luke's College of Nursing(39) 87-94 Mar. 2013
    The International Affairs Committee of St. Luke’s College of Nursing, originally established as theInternational Exchange Committee, changed its name in April 2012 to clarify the committee’s enhanced aimof promoting globalization at the college and preparing our students and teachers to play active roles in theworld. During the 2012-13 academic year, the committee implemented various projects such as Global HealthSeminars, short-term exchange programs with partner universities, collaborative activities with our studentcommittee, a trial NCLEX preparation course to study nursing and health topics in English, providinginformation through Facebook and Twitter, and a series of discussions with faculty and administrativeofficials on the future direction of globalization efforts at St. Luke’s. Future challenges for the committee are:to increase the number of partner universities through which we offer student exchange opportunities, todevelop a common system with partner universities for evaluating student achievement during exchangeprograms, to enrich study abroad opportunities with before and after activities, to set up a credit recognitionsystem for progr
  • Record of a Nine-year Student Exchange Program between St. Luke’s College of Nursing and Villanova University College of Nursing
    Nakajima, Kaoru; Okubo, Nobuko; Hori, Narumi; Igarashi, Yukari; Huffman, Jeffrey; Hishinuma, Michiko; Horiuchi, Shigeko
    Bulletin of St. Luke's College of Nursing(38) 71-75 Mar. 2012
    〔Abstract〕 Student exchange programs between St. Luke’s College of Nursing in Tokyo, Japan and VillanovaUniversity College of Nursing in Pennsylvania, United States were held eight times from 2002 to 2010.Program participants were obliged to be a part of the future development of St. Luke’s Medical Center,which consists of St. Luke’s International Hospital and St. Luke’s College of Nursing. They were alsoexpected to understand the historical relationship between the Episcopal Church in the United States and St.Luke’s Medical Center, and to become bridges between Japan and the U.S. Four Japanese students and four U.S.students joined the exchange program alternately with the financial and operative support of the AmericanCouncil. This exchange program provided the participants from St. Luke’s College of Nursing with opportunitiesto observe the excellent nursing care practices in the U.S. as well as to recognize the positive aspects ofnursing in Japan through the comparison of nursing practices in the two countries. By drawing on thefeedback received from students who participated in the exchange program, it is hoped that St. Luke’sCollege of Nursing wi
  • St. Luke’s College of Nursing
    菱田治子、Huffman Jeffrey
    Journal of Medical English Education(11) 26-28 Feb. 2012


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