Candlin & Mynard ePublishing: encouraging, exploring, enabling
Life and Education in Japan Series
Diane Hawley Nagatomo has been living and teaching in Japan since 1979. She's an associate professor at Ochanomizu University and her research interests include teacher and learner identity and materials development. She has written numerous textbooks and self-study books for the Japanese EFL market. She is also the author of Exploring Japanese University English Teachers' Professional Identity and Identity, Gender and Teaching English in Japan, both published by Multilingual Matters.
Dr. Melodie Cook has been teaching in Japan and Canada since 1992. Her research interests include teacher education, expatriate experiences with high-stakes testing in Japan, expatriate experiences with supplementary education in Japan, and more recently, working with foster and adoptive children in Japanese schools. She is a professor at the University of Niigata Prefecture and the mother of adoptive and foster children. Her list of publications can be found on her academia.edu page.
About the Series
An active and professional community of scholars live and work in Japan with many affordances and challenges that the context provides. In addition to navigating academic roles, international scholars are also faced with challenges related to language and cultural barriers. This series is designed to publish volumes on a range of topics related to the life of academics and expatriates living and working in Japan. Titles in the Life and Education in Japan series will be of interest to academics and expatriates living and working in Japan, or to scholars with an interest in Japan.
Each ebook will:
Possible contributions to the series could include books on:
Structure of the ebooks in the series
Prospective authors should contact the series editors giving a brief overview of their focus area. Depending on the scope, we will then provide a proposal form and solicit further details and sample material.
Topics should be well-researched and scholarly in nature, yet written in accessible and engaging style, involving the reader in issues in the Japanese context. Like all the Candlin & Mynard ebooks they are there to help readers encourage, explore and enable their thinking and practice.