Fukushima and beyond: teaching trauma survivors

Wilson, Victoria (2017) Fukushima and beyond: teaching trauma survivors. In: JALT2016 - Transformation in Language Education, 25-28 Nov 2016, Winc Aichi, Nagoya, Japan.

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Abstract

Increasingly, many English learners come to the classroom with a history of trauma, which can impact on learning and behaviour. In this paper I examine posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and English language learning within the context of the triple disaster in Tohoku in 2011. Now, after more than 5 years, Japan is still dealing with the psychological effects of the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster. This paper is aimed at raising awareness of traumatised learners and providing practical solutions for creating a learning environment in which all students can flourish.
心的外傷の既往歴を持つ英語学習者が次第に多くなりつつあるが、このことは学びや学習態度に影響を及ぼす可能性が ある。本論文は、2011年に発生した東日本大震災における心的外傷後ストレス障害(PTSD)をもつ学習者による英語学 習を分 析する。すでに5年以上経った後も、日本は地震、津波、および原子力事故による心理的影響に依然として直面している。本論 文は、心的外傷を持つ学習者に対する認識を高め、あらゆる学習者が活躍できる学習環境の整備に向けた現実的な解決策 を提供することを目的とする。


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: No evidence of copyright restrictions preventing deposit of Submitted Version.
Faculty / Department / School: Current - Open Access College
Date Deposited: 31 Jan 2018 02:07
Last Modified: 02 Feb 2018 01:27
Uncontrolled Keywords: trauma, PTSD, EFL, ESOL, Fukushima
Fields of Research : 13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130207 LOTE, ESL and TESOL Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. Maori)
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130313 Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators
20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2003 Language Studies > 200303 English as a Second Language
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9302 Teaching and Instruction > 930202 Teacher and Instructor Development
C Society > 95 Cultural Understanding > 9502 Communication > 950201 Communication Across Languages and Culture
E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970113 Expanding Knowledge in Education
C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9399 Other Education and Training > 939999 Education and Training not elsewhere classified
C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9302 Teaching and Instruction > 930299 Teaching and Instruction not elsewhere classified
C Society > 92 Health > 9204 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) > 920410 Mental Health
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/33118

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