Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences
Official title
Assistant Professor
Research fields
Foreign language education
Research keywords
Metacognitive Instruction
Teacher Training
Learner Perceptions
Listening Pedagogy
Curriculum Design
Listening Strategies
Research projects
Examining Metacognitive Strategies in Academic Extensive Listening2024-02 -- 2026-03Madarbakus-Ring, NJapan Society for the Promotion of Science/ Grant-in-aid for Young Researcher - 若手研究/3,000,000Yen
Study Abroad in New Zealand - Student Scholarships2024-04 -- 2025-03Madarbakus-Ring, N., Tagaki, T.,University of Tsukuba Study Abroad Support Project (Habatake!)/2,300,000Yen
TGSW 2024: Grant Program for Research conference2024-02 -- 2024-10Suemori SakiTsukuba Global Science Week 2024 Conference Grant./42,500Yen
Academic Writing Support Desk: Second Anniversary Event.2024-01 -- 2024-01Madarbakus-Ring, N., Suemori, S.,Grant Program for Research conference/67,380Yen
Investigating the dynamic nature of listening comprehension in EMI lectures: A comparison of Japan, Hong Kong, and Sweden.2023-04 -- (current)Nathan Thomas DuckerJapan Society for the Promotion of Science/ Grant-in-aid for Scientific Research B 年度 基盤研究(B)(一般)/4,000,000Yen
JALT Listening SIG2021-09 -- 2023-09Madarbakus-Ring, NThe Japan Association for Language Teaching (JALT)/100,000Yen
Using Metacognitive Strategy Instruction in a TED Talks-based L2 Listening Programme2020-08 -- 2020-10Madarbakus-Ring, N/Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand514,000Yen
Listening Strategies in the Korean EAP Classroom2017-04 -- 2017-10Madarbakus-Ring, NKOTESOL/KOTESOL Research Grant20,000Yen
Career history
2022-09 -- (current)University of TsukubaFaculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - CEGLOCAssistant Professor
2020-11 -- 2022-08Nagoya University of Commerce and BusinessFaculty of International StudiesLecturer
2018-02 -- 2020-10Victoria University of Wellington,Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - LALSTeacher
2012-09 -- 2017-08Korea UniversityInstitute of Foreign Language StudiesAssistant Professor
Academic background
2017-11 -- 2021-09Victoria University of Wellington, Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
2013-04 -- 2015-04Sheffield Hallam University, Department of Information and Society
2001-09 -- 2002-09University of Leeds, Faculty of Communication
1998-09 -- 2001-07Staffordshire University, School of Culture and Media Studies
2021-09Applied Linguistics (PhD)Victoria University of Wellington
2015-04TESOL (MA)Sheffield Hallam University
2002-09Communication Studies (MA)University of Leeds
2001-07Media studies and Journalism (BA Hons)Staffordshire University
Licenses and qualifications
2012-09Trinity Diploma in TESOL
2009-09Trinity Certificate in TESOL
Academic societies
2022-03 -- (current)JACET
2022-02 -- (current)KOTESOL
2021-02 -- (current)Listening SIG Coordinator (JALT)
2021-02 -- (current)JSLA
2020-10 -- (current)The Japan Association for Language Teaching (JALT)
2015-10 -- 2017-10KOTESOL
Conference, etc.
  • Learner Reflections: Using Learner Journals in L2 Listening Pedagogy
    Madarbakus Naheen
    AAAL 2024/2024-04-16--2024-04-19
  • Dear Diary: A journaling approach to L2 listening instruction.
    Madarbakus Naheen
    JALT 2023/2023-11--2023-11
  • JALT Listening SIG Forum 2023
    Madarbakus Naheen; Jones Marc
    JALT 2023/2023-11--2023-11
  • Journal Jargon: Learners’ Reflections from Extensive Listening
    Madarbakus Naheen; Ring Liam
    J-SLA 2023/2023-10-14--2023-10-15
  • Notes from the desk: Tutor and Tutee Writing Reflections
    Madarbakus Naheen; Schwendeman FDY
    J-SLA 2023/2023-10-14--2023-10-15
  • High-level and Low-level Learner reflections from the L2 listening journal
    Madarbakus Naheen
    SOLPHE 2023/2023-10-06--2023-10-07
  • Listening with TED Talks Textbooks: A Keynote Lexical Analysis
    Madarbakus Naheen; Benson Stuart
    H-LRF 2023/2023-09-09--2023-09-10
  • Reflecting on Listening: Learner Journal insights from the Japanese University Context
    Listening SIG Conference 2023/2023-07-15--2023-07-15
  • Listening SIG Conference 2023
    Listening SIG Conference 2023/2023-07--2023-07
  • Academic Writing Support Desk: First Anniversary Event.
    Madarbakus Naheen; Yung Schwendeman Faye Dorcas
    AWSD/CEGLOC, 5th CEGLOC Conference 2022/2023-02-21--2023-02-21
  • Academic Writing Support Desk: First Year Reflections
    Madarbakus Naheen; Yung Schwendeman Faye Dorcas
    JALT PanSIG 2023/2023-05-13--2023-05-14
  • Experience sharing by a. newly established academic writing support service at the University of Tsukuba
    Madarbakus Naheen; Yung Schwendeman Faye Dorcas; Suemor...
    WCAJ 13th Symposium on Writing Centers in Asia/2023-02-18--2023-02-18
  • Reflecting on listening: Learner journal insights from the Japanese University context.
    Madarbakus Naheen
    RELC 2023/2023-03--2023-03
  • 5th CEGLOC Conference
    Madarbakus Naheen
    5th CEGLOC Conference/2022-12--2022-12
  • Investigating the lexicon of tertiary-level commercial textbooks in Japan
    Madarbakus Naheen; Benson Stuart
    ALANZ 2022/2022-11--2022-11
  • Self-led and classroom instruction. Listening insights into metacognitive strategy instruction
    Madarbakus Naheen
    SSU4 2022/2022-11--2022-11
  • Using listening tasks in metacognitive strategy-based instruction
    Madarbakus Naheen
    JALT 2022/2022-11--2022-11
  • JALT Listening SIG Forum 2022
    Madarbakus Naheen
    JALT 2022/2022-11--2022-11
  • Using general and Japanese context -specific word lists to analyze listening vocabulary in commercial textbooks.
    Madarbakus Naheen; Benson Stuart
    J-SLA 2022/2022-10--2022-10
  • JALT Listening SIG Conference 2022
    Madarbakus Naheen
    JALT Listening SIG Conference 2022/2022-09-25--2022-09-25
  • Conducting listening research in L2 classrooms
    Madarbakus Naheen
    JALT Listening Conference 2022/2022-09-25--2022-09-25
  • Reading and Listening vocabulary in second language learning textbooks
    MADARBAKUS NAHEEN; Benson Stuart
    H-LRF 2022/2022-09-10--2022-09-12
  • Commercial of in-house tertiary level textbooks? A vocabulary load analysis
    Madarbakus Naheen; Benson Stuart
    JACET 2022/2022-08-24--2022-08-26
  • JALT Listening SIG Showcase
    Madarbakus Naheen; Beuckens T; Goldberg P; Jones M
    PanSIG 2022/2022-07
  • Reflecting on listening: Learner insights from metacognitive journals.
    Madarbakus Naheen
    KOTESOL 2022/2022-05
  • more...
  • Study Abroad in New Zealand- Information Session (CEGLOG)
    Madarbakus Naheen
  • Study Abroad in New Zealand- Information Session (CEGLOG)
    Madarbakus Naheen
  • Study Abroad in New Zealand- Information Session (CEGLOG)
    Madarbakus Naheen
  • Using Manaba (FD COMMITEE, CEGLOC)
    Madarbakus Naheen
  • AWSD Second Anniversary Event (AWSD CEGLOC)
    Madarbakus Naheen
  • The Listening SIG: Hear Us Out
    Madarbakus Naheen
  • Planning a classroom-based listening research project
    Madarbakus Naheen
  • Applying Research 4
    MADARBAKUS NAHEEN; Benson Stuart
  • SIG Focus: The Listening SIG
  • Using TED Talks in the Listening Classroom
  • Applying Research 3
    MADARBAKUS NAHEEN; Benson Stuart
  • Applying Research 2
    MADARBAKUS NAHEEN; Benson Stuart
  • Applying Research 1
    MADARBAKUS NAHEEN; Benson Stuart
  • Teacher Abroad From Corona to conference: Moving overseas in times of COVID-19.
  • Stop press!: Using effective listening strategies in Academic English.
  • Academic listening: A practical approach.
  • Teacher Podcast: Using Listening Skills in the EAP Classroom
  • Teacher Podcast: Listening Skills
    Madarbakus Naheen
2024-04 -- 2024-08English Reading Skills ICEGLOC
2024-04 -- 2024-08English Presentation Skills ICEGLOC
2024-04 -- 2024-08English Academic PresentationCEGLOC
2023-10 -- 2024-02English Reading Skills IICEGLOC
2023-10 -- 2024-02English Presentation Skills IICEGLOC
2023-10 -- 2024-02English Academic ReadingCEGLOC
2023-04 -- 2023-08English Reading Skills ICEGLOC
2023-04 -- 2023-08English Presentation Skills ICEGLOC
2023-04 -- 2023-08English Academic ReadingCEGLOC
2022-10 -- 2023-02English Presentation Skills IICEGLOC
Other educational activities
2023-12 -- 2024-05Abstract Vetting, Co-Chair PanSIG 2024JALT PanSIG 2024
2024-03 -- (current)AAAL Mentor, Mentoring programme, American Association of Applied LinguisticsAAAL 2024
2023-05 -- 2023-05Handbook Editor, PanSIG 2023JALT PanSIG 2023
2023-02 -- 2023-02Abstract Vetting, PanSIG 2023JALT PanSIG 2023
2022-04 -- 2022-12Mentor, Mentoring programme, Victoria University of Wellington,Mentoring programme, Victoria University of Wellington,
2022-07 -- 2022-07Handbook Editor, PanSIG 2022JALT PanSIG 2022
2022-03 -- 2022-03Abstract Vetting, PanSIG 2022JALT PanSIG 2022
2021-03 -- 2021-03Abstract Vetting, PanSIG 2021JALT PanSIG 2021
2021-02 -- (current)Listening SIG Coordinator, JALT Listening SIG.JALT
University Management
2023-09 -- (current)Study Abroad CommitteeStudy Abroad Coordinator
2022-11 -- (current)Academic Writing Desk CommitteeEvents Organizer
2022-11 -- (current)Academic Writing Desk CommitteeFeedback Coordinator
2022-11 -- (current)Academic Writing Desk CommitteeWorkshop Organizer
2022-09 -- (current)Academic Writing Desk CommitteeAWSD Tutor
Other activities
2024-04 -- (current)Reviewer for English Language and Teaching Journal (ETAL)
2023-02 -- (current)Reviewer for IGI Global.
2022-10 -- (current)Reviewer for CEGLOC Journal.
2022-05 -- (current)Reviewer for International Journal of Listening.
2022-03 -- (current)Reviewer for Applied Cognitive Psychology Journal.
2021-12 -- (current)Reviewer for New Zealand Studies in Applied Linguistics Journal.

(Last updated: 2024-05-14)