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Universities of Warwick and Reading under the directorship of Hilary Nesi

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<u who="nm1088"> thank you very much for all of you and CELTE members # for inviting as a visiting fellow # actually this is this is this is one of the # i mean the major event in my life <shift feature="voice" new="laugh"/>actually <pause dur="0.8"/> <vocal desc="laughter" iterated="y" n="ss" dur="1"/> <shift feature="voice" new="normal"/>i have been learning i have been a learner of English for myself for more than twenty years <trunc>agos</trunc> # <pause dur="0.2"/> years or so but the i mean <vocal desc="sigh" iterated="n"/> you just <pause dur="0.5"/> don't learn anything until you <shift feature="voice" new="laugh"/>just just <pause dur="0.4"/> <shift feature="voice" new="normal"/>see something <pause dur="0.6"/> yourself # <pause dur="0.3"/> i mean <pause dur="0.2"/> to the actually <pause dur="0.4"/> # the some of our some of our students # say <pause dur="0.2"/> at the graduation ceremony <pause dur="0.4"/> in my university <pause dur="0.3"/> says <pause dur="0.3"/> # to the dean actually <pause dur="0.7"/> # she <pause dur="0.2"/> actually # said to the dean that one of the happiest moment one of the most exciting one of the happiest moment of <pause dur="0.2"/> of my college life <pause dur="0.3"/> is <pause dur="0.3"/> in <pause dur="0.2"/> the CELTE <pause dur="0.2"/> <vocal desc="laughter" iterated="y" dur="2"/><pause dur="0.2"/> this is this is a a sort of the well i mean <vocal desc="laugh" iterated="n"/> to some # for for some point of view i mean this is a embarrassment to the <shift feature="voice" new="laugh"/>dean because i mean <vocal desc="laughter" iterated="y" n="sl" dur="1"/> after all i mean <shift feature="voice" new="normal"/>she's just said something like very complimentary to

the dean but i mean <vocal desc="laugh" iterated="n"/><pause dur="0.2"/> this is a truth so <pause dur="0.3"/> # ever since i came here i began to see more <pause dur="0.2"/> and more far more point in <pause dur="0.2"/> # Professor # <pause dur="0.5"/> # <gap reason="name" extent="1 word"/> <gap reason="name" extent="2 words"/> or the professor <gap reason="name" extent="2 words"/> is doing and i really thank you for inviting me and giving opportunity to <pause dur="0.2"/> stay here <pause dur="0.7"/> so # i <trunc>k</trunc> <pause dur="0.2"/> kept saying to myself that i <trunc>sh</trunc> <pause dur="0.2"/> maybe # no i mean <pause dur="0.2"/> i must do something for you i must do something for you because i just can't have the <shift feature="voice" new="laugh"/>privilege <pause dur="0.3"/><shift feature="voice" new="normal"/> of staying here <pause dur="0.5"/> and maybe i can do <pause dur="0.2"/> from the future but this is the <shift feature="voice" new="laugh"/>one <shift feature="voice" new="normal"/>small thing that i can do is this is that the <pause dur="0.3"/> # <pause dur="0.3"/> to talk about <pause dur="0.4"/> the methodological # point # methodological point of view <pause dur="0.8"/> # for the <pause dur="0.3"/> # teacher # development </u><gap reason="break in recording" extent="uncertain"/><u who="nm1088" trans="pause"> <kinesic desc="overhead projector is on showing transparency" iterated="n"/> okay # i was # <pause dur="0.2"/> just a normal <vocal desc="laugh" iterated="n"/><vocal desc="laughter" iterated="y" n="ss" dur="1"/> <pause dur="0.3"/> undergraduate student in Japan <pause dur="0.6"/> i was just quite happy with # <pause dur="1.0"/> # <pause dur="0.2"/> the coursework <pause dur="0.2"/> # but <pause dur="0.5"/> well # the privilege of <pause dur="0.3"/> # being a young man and a stupid person <pause dur="0.2"/> is <vocal desc="laugh" iterated="n"/><vocal desc="laughter" iterated="y" n="ss" dur="1"/> <pause dur="0.6"/> to be ambitious and i began to <pause dur="0.2"/> look for something more deeper or

scientific <pause dur="0.6"/><kinesic desc="reveals covered part of transparency" iterated="n"/> and then i became at the M-A course in M-A # areas sort of a semi-psycholinguist <vocal desc="laugh" iterated="n"/><pause dur="0.3"/> and i just read <pause dur="0.3"/> # books on # psychology of reading et cetera <pause dur="0.5"/> but at some point some <pause dur="0.2"/> # moment <pause dur="0.3"/><kinesic desc="reveals covered part of transparency" iterated="n"/> i was so disillusioned <pause dur="0.2"/> actually <pause dur="0.4"/> # with the well maybe this is <pause dur="0.2"/> not a fair # remark for psychologists <vocal desc="laugh" iterated="n"/><pause dur="0.2"/> but you see <pause dur="0.2"/> the more technical you get in psychology <pause dur="0.3"/> # the <pause dur="0.2"/> less point i mean less point i began to see in my work <pause dur="0.6"/> so i mean <pause dur="1.6"/> i began to think <vocal desc="laugh" iterated="n"/><pause dur="0.4"/> and then if you think too much <pause dur="0.2"/> one <pause dur="0.2"/> pitfall is that you begin philosophy <pause dur="0.5"/><vocal desc="laughter" iterated="y" n="sl" dur="1"/> <kinesic desc="reveals covered part of transparency" iterated="n"/> and i became sort of this student oh i mean i'm not <pause dur="0.2"/> i haven't been a formal student i mean <pause dur="0.2"/> in a formal sense but i sort of the independent learner <pause dur="0.3"/> of <pause dur="0.2"/> # philosophy <pause dur="0.4"/> and then <pause dur="0.4"/> gradually over the years i what <pause dur="0.4"/> i began to summarize what <pause dur="0.2"/><kinesic desc="reveals covered part of transparency" iterated="n"/> i am doing as philosophical investigations in <pause dur="0.6"/> E-L-T <vocal desc="laugh" iterated="n"/><pause dur="0.2"/> that's a very <pause dur="0.4"/><vocal desc="laugh" iterated="n"/><pause dur="0.2"/> ambitious topic <pause dur="0.2"/> but and the to be <trunc>s</trunc> <pause dur="0.4"/><kinesic desc="reveals covered part of transparency" iterated="n"/> more specific what i've been doing is that the <pause dur="0.5"/> # <pause dur="0.3"/> in one work <pause dur="0.2"/> i <pause dur="1.0"/> # took <pause dur="0.2"/> # Krashen's Monitor <sic corr="Hypothesis">hypothis</sic> <pause dur="0.5"/>

i in <pause dur="0.6"/> i <trunc>s</trunc> <pause dur="0.4"/> think i saw much point <pause dur="0.2"/> intuitively <pause dur="0.2"/> when Krashen says that consciousness # conscious <pause dur="0.2"/> <trunc>lear</trunc> conscious learning doesn't lead to acquisition or language use <pause dur="0.6"/> i saw much point <pause dur="0.3"/> and what i wanted to do was that <pause dur="0.2"/> to just see <pause dur="0.2"/> i mean to to rationalize <pause dur="0.2"/> his argument <pause dur="0.9"/> i mean <pause dur="0.3"/> just saying that well look i mean this this must be the truth <trunc>b</trunc> because we intuitively knows <pause dur="0.7"/> this is a truth is doesn't convince other people <pause dur="0.4"/> so <pause dur="0.4"/> # by <pause dur="0.3"/> # introducing Wittgenstein's philosophy of rule forming i tried to reconstruct # Krashen's Monitor Hypothesis <pause dur="0.5"/> but the paper is was <shift feature="voice" new="laugh"/>written <shift feature="voice" new="normal"/>in Japanese and i mean the most papers if i mean <pause dur="0.2"/> in these <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> days i used to write in English but i mean <pause dur="0.3"/> as i began philosophy i began to write in Japanese which is my native language <pause dur="0.5"/> or <pause dur="0.3"/><kinesic desc="reveals covered part of transparency" iterated="n"/> i did <pause dur="0.2"/> # <pause dur="2.4"/> i thought about # grammar teaching <pause dur="0.2"/> because after all <pause dur="0.2"/> i mean <pause dur="0.2"/> if you think simply <pause dur="0.2"/> if you <pause dur="0.2"/> teach rules <pause dur="0.4"/> and teach vocabulary <pause dur="0.2"/> students should produce a language i mean <trunc>s</trunc> <pause dur="0.2"/> students should be able to use the language <pause dur="0.4"/> but <pause dur="0.2"/> as we all <trunc>a</trunc> as we know this is

not the case <pause dur="0.3"/> usually <pause dur="0.3"/> and i began to see <pause dur="0.2"/> why and i began to reconstruct again <pause dur="0.6"/> # why this that is so <pause dur="1.6"/><kinesic desc="reveals covered part of transparency" iterated="n"/> or <pause dur="0.5"/> i mean the more i hear <pause dur="0.4"/> about the <pause dur="0.3"/> # <pause dur="1.1"/> learner's experience in Japan or on the outside Japan <pause dur="0.6"/> well almost <pause dur="0.3"/> all <pause dur="0.3"/> # <pause dur="0.4"/> almost all <pause dur="0.4"/> learners say that imitation <pause dur="0.2"/> played a major role in their <pause dur="0.2"/> learning experience <pause dur="0.5"/> but <pause dur="0.2"/> what we often see in the <pause dur="0.8"/> textbook for # language # acquisition is that no <pause dur="0.2"/> i mean <pause dur="0.2"/> <trunc>w</trunc> <pause dur="0.2"/> imitation doesn't work <pause dur="0.9"/> # one famous example is that nobody doesn't like me <pause dur="0.4"/> and the correction comes nobody likes me ten times and <shift feature="voice" new="laugh"/>then <pause dur="0.6"/><shift feature="voice" new="normal"/> # you produce i mean <pause dur="0.2"/> # a learner produce the same result <pause dur="0.4"/> and obviously <trunc>y</trunc> we have Chomsky which is <pause dur="0.8"/> critical so critical about the imitation <pause dur="0.6"/> and but i mean it is like the throwing a baby with the hot <pause dur="0.2"/> i mean with the water <pause dur="0.2"/> so i began to <pause dur="0.3"/> # see some point <pause dur="0.5"/> in the imitation <pause dur="0.2"/> by Heidegger's epistemology <pause dur="1.6"/><kinesic desc="reveals covered part of transparency" iterated="n"/> or recently <pause dur="0.3"/> # i am involved in the <pause dur="0.2"/> # sort of the informal seminar called <unclear>passagen</unclear> seminar in Japan <pause dur="0.3"/> this is <pause dur="0.3"/> an informal # informal # association in Japan <pause dur="0.9"/> # teachers just gather <pause dur="0.5"/>

because the <trunc>mo</trunc> their motivation is that they are not particularly happy <pause dur="0.9"/> with the academic <trunc>preten</trunc> presentations in their <unclear>academic</unclear><pause dur="0.2"/> conferences <pause dur="0.4"/> nor <pause dur="0.3"/> they are particularly happy with the say # the the seminars <pause dur="0.5"/> are sponsored by the Ministry of Education <pause dur="0.2"/> because <shift feature="voice" new="laugh"/>everything is <pause dur="0.4"/> <shift feature="voice" new="normal"/>can be very formal in there so i mean they just want # <pause dur="0.3"/> informal exchange of views <pause dur="0.9"/> and every time i attend there <pause dur="0.2"/> i see <pause dur="0.2"/> i mean <pause dur="0.2"/> i see <pause dur="0.4"/> a lot of wisdom <pause dur="0.7"/> produced by the experienced teachers <pause dur="0.2"/> they are not they may not be theoretical <pause dur="0.4"/> particularly <pause dur="0.3"/> but they <pause dur="0.2"/> i see much point when they <trunc>someth</trunc> they say something <pause dur="0.3"/> and # <pause dur="0.6"/> i began to see <pause dur="0.3"/> i <pause dur="0.2"/> i began to think that <pause dur="0.2"/> the my role <pause dur="0.2"/> as a <pause dur="0.2"/> sort of researcher <pause dur="0.3"/> is that to try to <pause dur="0.2"/> see <pause dur="0.6"/> # try to give theoretical framework <pause dur="0.2"/> to them <pause dur="0.5"/> and then we can cooperate <pause dur="0.5"/> as <pause dur="0.6"/> i mean together <pause dur="0.2"/> to for i mean <pause dur="0.7"/> to improve our <pause dur="0.2"/> our English education <pause dur="0.8"/><kinesic desc="reveals covered part of transparency" iterated="n"/> and also i am recently involved with a joint work called re-engineering <shift feature="voice" new="laugh"/>and this is the <shift feature="voice" new="normal"/><pause dur="0.3"/> another work i mean if you read comics of Dilbert or something like

that <shift feature="voice" new="laugh"/>i mean <pause dur="0.2"/> you should know <vocal desc="laughter" iterated="y" n="sl" dur="1"/> these sort of thing this is # sort of the <pause dur="0.3"/> well new <pause dur="0.2"/> i mean <pause dur="0.2"/> catchy word but <pause dur="0.2"/> i mean what i mean is that the <pause dur="0.9"/> # <pause dur="0.3"/> my point here is that if you try to be too scientific <pause dur="0.5"/> then <pause dur="0.8"/> you will get lost <pause dur="0.7"/> and for some people <pause dur="0.2"/> it is i mean <pause dur="0.3"/> i mean it is sometimes so hard to convince <pause dur="0.3"/> scientific oriented people <vocal desc="laugh" iterated="n"/><pause dur="0.4"/> to sort of to convert their beliefs about that so i see my role as a sort of the <pause dur="1.1"/> # say <pause dur="1.1"/> # directing ourselves <pause dur="0.6"/> this is again too ambitious but again <vocal desc="laugh" iterated="n"/><pause dur="0.4"/> since i am young and stupid <pause dur="0.2"/> so <vocal desc="laugh" iterated="n"/><pause dur="0.2"/> maybe i have that # privilege <pause dur="0.5"/><kinesic desc="reveals covered part of transparency" iterated="n"/> so # <pause dur="0.8"/> # so what i am doing # my argument is <pause dur="0.4"/> mainly # normative by which i mean <pause dur="0.3"/> philosophical or theoretical <pause dur="0.3"/> and methodological <pause dur="0.7"/> so <pause dur="0.2"/> # <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> here i have # <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> this is the # home page that i have but unfortunately <pause dur="0.2"/><kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> well <pause dur="0.7"/> # <pause dur="0.2"/> everything is done in i mean it's written in Japanese <pause dur="0.6"/> and # <pause dur="0.2"/> one thing # <pause dur="1.0"/> one <pause dur="0.2"/> # thing that i <pause dur="0.6"/> say to myself these days is that i mean now that i have <pause dur="0.2"/> yes this privilege of staying in a

<trunc>for</trunc> <pause dur="0.2"/> in a in an English country <pause dur="0.5"/> i must have another # <trunc>e</trunc> # English home page and # maybe hopefully <vocal desc="laugh" iterated="n"/><pause dur="0.2"/> i will have some <pause dur="0.4"/> # <pause dur="1.2"/> # English home page <pause dur="0.5"/><event desc="takes off transparency" iterated="n"/></u><gap reason="break in recording" extent="uncertain"/> <u who="nm1088" trans="pause"> today <pause dur="3.1"/> <kinesic desc="puts on transparency" iterated="n"/> i will talk about studies in teacher under the title of # studies in teacher development a methodological viewpoint <pause dur="0.4"/> and the whole point is actually <trunc>sum</trunc> can be summarized as such <pause dur="0.6"/> and now this point i can say that's all but <vocal desc="laugh" iterated="n"/><shift feature="voice" new="laugh"/> no <pause dur="0.3"/> this is not <vocal desc="laugh" iterated="n"/><pause dur="0.3"/><shift feature="voice" new="normal"/> fair <pause dur="0.2"/> so maybe # perhaps you # you don't # <pause dur="0.5"/> you can let me read <pause dur="0.2"/> # here <pause dur="1.1"/> okay <pause dur="0.2"/> perhaps it is sensible to start # with my <trunc>motivati</trunc> # <pause dur="0.3"/> with my motivation to write this paper for i think papers should be read in the larger <pause dur="0.2"/> # context of our intellectual and social backgrounds <pause dur="0.7"/> <reading>what i perceive to be the case is that <pause dur="0.2"/> <trunc>i</trunc> at least in Japan we are in short of practically <pause dur="0.2"/> relevant academic studies <pause dur="0.3"/> in our fields or applied linguistics as sometimes <pause dur="0.4"/> possibly <pause dur="0.2"/> misleadingly called <pause dur="0.6"/> large numbers of <trunc>s</trunc> # teachers are quite eager for self-development <pause dur="0.2"/> yet <pause dur="0.2"/> when they

turn to academic researchers for some help <pause dur="0.3"/> they often find that some researchers only produce experimental studies with little relevance to teaching practice</reading> <pause dur="0.4"/> as far as i can see in Japan <pause dur="0.8"/> <reading>the findings of <pause dur="0.2"/> # the researchers are often only comprehensible from a very limited technical <pause dur="0.2"/> perspective which is too remote or detached <pause dur="0.3"/> or even completely different from teaching perspective <pause dur="0.5"/> or the findings are sometimes too patchy <pause dur="0.2"/> and interpretable only in the <pause dur="0.3"/> # controlled situation of that experimental study <pause dur="0.6"/> it seems that it is usually supposed that teachers not researchers <pause dur="0.4"/> are to <pause dur="0.3"/> are expected to integrated these different and <pause dur="0.3"/> and fragmented findings to turn them into practical knowledge <pause dur="0.4"/> but i believe this is a <pause dur="0.2"/> unfair burden of labour for teachers <pause dur="0.8"/> if researchers like my like me <pause dur="0.2"/> only produce # replication of linguistics or psychology <pause dur="0.2"/> under the name of applied linguistics applied psychology i believe they should be advised to <unclear>learn</unclear> the construction of their

own theoretical framework <pause dur="0.2"/> for teaching practice <pause dur="1.7"/> however # this <pause dur="0.2"/> # discrepancy between the researchers and practitioners seemed to be <pause dur="0.2"/> only widening <pause dur="0.3"/> at least in Japan <pause dur="0.5"/> for example in some academic journals in Japan major # academic journals <pause dur="0.2"/> the standard format for a paper or a presentation is just like that of a psychological a psychology journal <pause dur="0.3"/> and takes the form of <pause dur="0.2"/> introduction <pause dur="0.2"/> method <pause dur="0.3"/> result discussion <pause dur="0.6"/> it is as if only experimental works are encouraged <pause dur="0.8"/> unfortunately enough <pause dur="0.2"/> it is as if <pause dur="0.2"/> you have to stop caring about teaching practice at all <pause dur="0.4"/><vocal desc="laugh" iterated="n"/> in order to be a competitive researcher <pause dur="0.5"/> or <pause dur="0.2"/> you have to give up being academic <pause dur="0.4"/> in order to # <trunc>h</trunc> be helpful for teachers in practice <pause dur="0.8"/> apparently we must <pause dur="0.2"/> # find our own methodology <pause dur="0.2"/> to produce practically relevant <pause dur="0.2"/> and academic <pause dur="0.5"/> or rigid # studies <pause dur="1.8"/> and i suspect Japan <pause dur="0.2"/> isn't the only country to see the chasm <pause dur="0.3"/> between research and practice <pause dur="0.6"/> to take <pause dur="0.3"/> only one <pause dur="0.2"/> other example <pause dur="0.2"/> rather thoughtlessly <pause dur="0.8"/></reading> i wonder <pause dur="0.4"/> the U-K here

this <shift feature="voice" new="laugh"/>country <pause dur="0.7"/><shift feature="voice" new="normal"/> isn't the same i i just don't know i mean if you say resoundingly no in chorus then i shall stop <shift feature="voice" new="laugh"/>but <vocal desc="laughter" iterated="y" dur="1"/><shift feature="voice" new="normal"/> perhaps # i i can continue <pause dur="0.9"/> # <pause dur="0.9"/> <reading>for example the Times Higher Educational Supplement recently <pause dur="0.3"/> # quoted # Professor Hargreaves at Cambridge University a member of the government's standard task <pause dur="0.2"/> # force when he says in a nineteen-<pause dur="0.6"/>#-sixty-nine teaching teacher training agency lecture <pause dur="0.3"/> that <pause dur="0.4"/> quote <pause dur="0.3"/> much educational research is of little relevance to improving <trunc>cla</trunc> <pause dur="0.2"/> classroom practice <pause dur="0.5"/> Times Higher Education <trunc>cla</trunc> <pause dur="0.2"/> # Supplement also carries an even more critical view by Professor Hillage <pause dur="0.2"/> at Sussex University's # Institute of <pause dur="0.4"/> Employment Studies <pause dur="0.2"/> the author of a report on the state of the educational research and quote <pause dur="0.5"/> there are three-thousand <trunc>id</trunc> <pause dur="0.3"/> # education researchers educational researchers in university education departments <pause dur="0.3"/> and teacher training colleges <pause dur="0.3"/> too much of what they do is small scale <pause dur="0.2"/> lack rigour and does not advance

knowledge <pause dur="0.8"/> the burgeoning of # the burgeoning forest of academic research papers appears to be increasingly impenetrable <pause dur="0.2"/> to academic audience <pause dur="0.2"/> let alone to the wider education community <pause dur="1.1"/> if academic research # <pause dur="0.2"/> # research papers sit in the library to be read by a few scholars whose research and personal interest touch <pause dur="0.2"/> on the same issues <pause dur="0.3"/> as the Guardian higher education section <pause dur="0.3"/> # put it <pause dur="0.6"/> teachers do not benefit from the outcome of the tax money in the form of academic works <pause dur="1.1"/> so # methodological consideration for educational research <pause dur="0.4"/> # seemed to be an international task as it were <pause dur="0.6"/> the current paper is an <pause dur="0.3"/> attempt to of what little academic contribution i can make for the community of researchers and teachers <pause dur="0.5"/> this paper deals with the methodological norms for studies in teacher development and seek a way for a better <pause dur="0.2"/> # cooperation between researchers and teachers <pause dur="0.6"/></reading> and here i'd like to say that well # <pause dur="0.3"/> my <pause dur="0.2"/> i mean this paper is also <pause dur="0.2"/> # based on <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> these experience or sorry <kinesic desc="changes transparency" iterated="y" dur="6"/>

these experiences <pause dur="0.5"/> particularly <pause dur="0.3"/> in the <pause dur="0.3"/> informal <pause dur="0.2"/> discussion medium <pause dur="0.7"/> called <unclear>passagen</unclear><kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> seminar in Japan <pause dur="0.2"/> this is an informal but <pause dur="0.2"/> so <pause dur="0.2"/> i mean i learned quite a lot <kinesic desc="changes transparency" iterated="y" dur="3"/></u><gap reason="break in recording" extent="uncertain"/> <u who="nm1088" trans="pause"> first # comes the <pause dur="1.1"/> teacher action <pause dur="1.7"/> and well <pause dur="0.4"/> philosophers are rather notorious for saying something <pause dur="0.3"/> obvious <pause dur="0.9"/> # <pause dur="0.2"/> philosophers just say <pause dur="0.2"/> if <pause dur="0.2"/> P then Q <pause dur="0.6"/> P <pause dur="0.4"/> therefore Q ah <pause dur="0.3"/> God <vocal desc="laughter" iterated="y" n="ss" dur="1"/> i mean how <pause dur="0.4"/> how how can we make this sort of inference you see <pause dur="0.4"/><vocal desc="laughter" iterated="y" n="ss" dur="1"/> so <pause dur="0.2"/> i mean <vocal desc="laugh" iterated="n"/><pause dur="0.3"/> what i'm stating maybe # <pause dur="0.3"/> just the <pause dur="0.3"/> <trunc>ob</trunc> # obvious but by stating the <pause dur="0.2"/> rather obvious <pause dur="0.2"/> maybe i hope that we begin to see something <pause dur="0.3"/> better <pause dur="0.5"/> so <pause dur="0.4"/> # <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> this is the first point <pause dur="1.4"/> as a definition <pause dur="0.2"/> <reading>we make <trunc>ac</trunc> # we take actions of an <trunc>ex</trunc> <pause dur="0.4"/> experienced # competent teacher to be rational by and large <pause dur="0.4"/> the teacher is not merely <trunc>a</trunc> # adopting ad hoc measures for it's hard to explain the fact that she has <pause dur="0.3"/> had a successful career <pause dur="0.2"/> for a long time simply in terms of <trunc>hapza</trunc> <pause dur="0.2"/> haphazard luck <pause dur="0.5"/> nor <pause dur="0.4"/> teachers' actions are <trunc>m</trunc> <pause dur="0.2"/> are mere simple # simple automatic skills for they are often <pause dur="0.3"/>

apparently done <pause dur="0.2"/> in conflicting situations which doesn't allow <pause dur="0.2"/> do not allow easy # fixed responses <pause dur="0.8"/> the purpose of studies in teacher development should be to explore that rationality of teacher actions <pause dur="0.6"/> the studies should # clarify the rationality which <trunc>ha</trunc> <pause dur="0.2"/> has not always been described in a coherent way so far <pause dur="1.3"/> this definition implies that we have to take <pause dur="0.4"/> # assumptions in the following sections which are mutually related <pause dur="0.3"/> these assumptions should be explicitly <trunc>adopt</trunc> <pause dur="0.2"/> adopted <pause dur="0.2"/> for <pause dur="0.2"/> confusion or in methodology can lead <pause dur="0.2"/> can easily lead us nowhere <pause dur="0.9"/> indeed <pause dur="0.3"/> although i am of the opinion that Chomsky <pause dur="0.2"/> linguist <pause dur="0.2"/> Chomsky's project has little or practically no relevance to studies in teacher development <pause dur="0.3"/> but i must i <pause dur="0.2"/> i must admire his # methodological <pause dur="0.2"/> excellence in explicating <pause dur="0.2"/> his normative nature of research programme <pause dur="0.5"/> it is i believe the combination of the normative <pause dur="0.2"/> or philosophical <pause dur="0.3"/> argument <pause dur="0.4"/> and the descriptive <pause dur="0.3"/> arguments specific arguments <pause dur="0.2"/> that turn Chomsky's

revolution into orthodoxy <pause dur="0.3"/> which has been lasting for more than thirty years <pause dur="1.0"/> what studies in teacher development need is normative awareness of their own methodology <pause dur="0.5"/> after all <pause dur="0.5"/> # we are not in short of practical tips for tomorrow or small ideas for Monday morning <pause dur="0.8"/> it is lack of methodological foundation which makes them look like <pause dur="0.2"/> collection of ad hoc advice which are not coherent to each other <pause dur="0.5"/> without proper <pause dur="0.2"/> methodology <pause dur="0.3"/> we might fail to see the rationality of an <pause dur="0.2"/> experienced competent teachers and continue to treat it <pause dur="0.6"/> # <pause dur="0.3"/> as something anybody would quickly acquire after experience without much effort <pause dur="0.2"/> but that is not the case <pause dur="1.0"/> we need to <pause dur="0.3"/> explore # the rationality of an <trunc>e</trunc> <pause dur="0.2"/> experienced <pause dur="0.2"/> competent teacher so that we can share and develop our understanding of the profession <pause dur="1.1"/> yet <pause dur="0.6"/> this does not suggest that we should pick up one teacher <pause dur="0.2"/> and treat her as an example of perfect rationality in language teaching <pause dur="0.6"/> as human beings all teacher are under obvious constraints and thus

prevented from being an <pause dur="0.3"/> exemplar of perfect rationality <pause dur="0.2"/> so we don't take actions of <pause dur="0.2"/> one particular teachers as <pause dur="0.3"/> to <pause dur="0.2"/> as sort of sacred facts <pause dur="0.3"/> # to be explained unquestionably <pause dur="0.7"/> they # their actions could have been more rational <pause dur="1.6"/> this statement mine <trunc>s</trunc> might sound like truism for some people but it is important to acknowledge once and for all <pause dur="0.3"/> that no teacher should be <pause dur="0.2"/> treated as a sort of <pause dur="0.2"/> an icon <pause dur="0.3"/> for it is sometimes the case that some teachers are so admired that they <trunc>be</trunc> they begin to accept <pause dur="0.2"/> less and less critical <trunc>v</trunc> <pause dur="0.2"/> reviews <pause dur="0.2"/> and establish <pause dur="0.2"/> an exclusive group <pause dur="0.3"/> of their own</reading> <pause dur="0.4"/> actually this is the case in Japan <pause dur="0.2"/> i mean some <pause dur="0.3"/> # educational journals are so hard to read <pause dur="0.4"/> but it is not because they are intellectually hard i mean they just use <pause dur="0.8"/> words which is not <pause dur="0.3"/> exactly technical jargon but just just i mean they just communicated <pause dur="0.4"/> communicate <pause dur="0.4"/> within a limited group <pause dur="0.3"/> and i just <pause dur="0.3"/> # <pause dur="0.4"/> think that it is a sad thing for us i mean <pause dur="0.3"/> so <pause dur="0.2"/> we need to # be <pause dur="0.2"/> # <pause dur="1.7"/> right # <pause dur="0.2"/> we just # <pause dur="0.5"/> we just <trunc>n</trunc> shouldn't have an

icon <pause dur="1.4"/> # <reading>this <trunc>i</trunc> would be more plausible in an authoritarian culture when <pause dur="0.2"/> where a democratic exchange of views are not <trunc>e</trunc> is not encouraged</reading><pause dur="1.0"/> maybe <trunc>jap</trunc> in Japan i <shift feature="voice" new="laugh"/>mean <pause dur="0.3"/> <shift feature="voice" new="normal"/>it is sometimes hard to exchange i mean frank views <shift feature="voice" new="laugh"/>i mean <shift feature="voice" new="normal"/>because i mean some teachers are just in <sic corr="authoritarian">authoritian</sic> sits <kinesic desc="sits back in chair" iterated="n"/><pause dur="0.6"/> <vocal desc="laugh" iterated="n"/><pause dur="0.7"/> and <kinesic desc="sits back in chair" iterated="n"/> and they just say they can <pause dur="0.4"/> just say something but they rarely listen <pause dur="0.4"/> well i mean maybe i <vocal desc="laugh" iterated="n"/><vocal desc="laughter" iterated="y" n="ss" dur="1"/> i am <pause dur="0.4"/> exaggerating a little bit but <pause dur="0.2"/> <vocal desc="laughter" iterated="y" dur="1"/> this is what i i <trunc>s</trunc> i sometimes thinks <pause dur="0.4"/> so <pause dur="0.2"/> <reading>studies in # teacher development is not <pause dur="0.2"/> to impart our teachers' knowledge <pause dur="0.2"/> to <pause dur="0.3"/> other <trunc>in</trunc> inexperienced teachers with no enquiring mind if that is all meant is meant by sharing experience we would only see <pause dur="0.2"/> <trunc>deteriorate</trunc> <pause dur="0.2"/> deteriorating <pause dur="0.3"/> practical wisdom of teachers <pause dur="0.2"/> for by definition a copy cannot be better than the original <pause dur="1.2"/> so our knowledge of teachers # one teacher can be only diminished or distorted when imparted <pause dur="0.6"/> therefore when we share

experience we must try to understand rationality in that experience not just the experience in <trunc>it</trunc> <pause dur="0.2"/> in in itself but the rationality in it <pause dur="0.6"/> and explore some other cases some potential <pause dur="0.2"/> cases <pause dur="0.4"/> that could be or could have been possible <pause dur="1.2"/> if we agree to treat # <pause dur="0.6"/> regard <pause dur="0.2"/> teacher actions as instantiation of rationality <pause dur="0.3"/><kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> we can discuss the issue objectively incorporating discussion apply the finding properly not blindly to each unique situation <pause dur="1.1"/> in other words we should cease to see teacher development in a craft model <pause dur="0.8"/> as some <pause dur="0.2"/> # some people call it <pause dur="0.4"/> # we have to # distance <pause dur="0.2"/> thoughtfully distance ourselves away from non-critical ethos or blind following of mentor's behaviour <pause dur="1.1"/> some might argue then <pause dur="0.3"/> if teacher development is a matter of rationality <pause dur="0.5"/> # we only have to adopt scientific method <pause dur="1.1"/> my reaction is yes and no because the word scientific or science can be ambiguous <pause dur="0.4"/> unlike the German word <distinct lang="de">wissenschaft</distinct> or the Japanese word <distinct lang="ja">gakumon</distinct> <pause dur="0.4"/> the English word science is sometimes taken

to mean only natural or physical scientists <pause dur="0.3"/> science <pause dur="0.2"/> to the exclusion of social science or human science <pause dur="0.7"/> if we take science in this narrow sense the answer is no <pause dur="0.3"/> because <pause dur="0.4"/> # it seems that we can only be scientific <pause dur="0.3"/> in this sense by being for example semi-psychologists who replicates experiments in L-two settings <pause dur="0.3"/> or applied linguists <pause dur="0.4"/> # who works for research questions set by theoretical linguists not by language teachers in practice <pause dur="0.9"/> the consequence of such scientific approach is much widening <pause dur="0.2"/> # gap <pause dur="0.2"/> between theory and practice <pause dur="0.2"/> # or researchers and teachers <pause dur="0.6"/> criticism for this kind of applied science model <pause dur="0.3"/> is much discussed and i won't repeat it here <pause dur="0.6"/> here suffice it to say <pause dur="0.2"/> that neither side benefit from this gap <pause dur="0.4"/> scientific researchers in our field <pause dur="0.3"/> cannot avoid being uncritical # followers <pause dur="0.7"/> of other presumably advanced scientists <pause dur="0.3"/> because the former lack their own original research questions for education <pause dur="0.7"/> and practical teachers will stay further away from

methodological rigour <pause dur="1.2"/> so we will <pause dur="0.2"/> pursue studies in <pause dur="0.2"/> # <pause dur="0.6"/> <trunc>te</trunc> <pause dur="0.2"/> for # teacher development <pause dur="0.3"/> in a wide sense <pause dur="0.4"/> but what is a scientific approach in the wide sense or the critical approach to avoid the ambiguity of the term <pause dur="0.8"/> if there are any other way than <trunc>f</trunc> <pause dur="0.3"/> psychology or linguistics for example to explore the issue of <pause dur="0.2"/> # teacher development <pause dur="0.6"/> some researchers have already referred to ethnomethodology <pause dur="0.2"/> and proposed reflective model <pause dur="0.8"/> this paper is in line with this movement <pause dur="0.2"/> and argues that <pause dur="0.2"/> if critical enquiry which is different from natural or physical science <pause dur="0.6"/> is # is done in a methodologically proper way <pause dur="0.3"/> it will be it will reveal what natural or <trunc>f</trunc> <pause dur="0.2"/> physical <trunc>scien</trunc> <pause dur="0.2"/> science cannot reveal <pause dur="1.0"/> in what follows i will make clear methodological assumptions that we have to adopt in studies in teacher development</reading> <pause dur="0.2"/> and <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> these are the assumptions i think <pause dur="0.2"/> that we have to follow <pause dur="0.2"/> <reading>if the purpose of study <pause dur="0.2"/> # studies for teacher development is to explore the rationality of an <pause dur="0.2"/>

experienced <pause dur="0.2"/> competent teacher's actions <pause dur="0.2"/> we need to adopt the intentional stance <pause dur="1.0"/><kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> not the design stance or the physical stance <pause dur="0.5"/> because # the only <trunc>s</trunc> # the <trunc>f</trunc> the intentional stance is <pause dur="0.2"/> # the only <pause dur="0.2"/> # stance of the three that can deal with human rationality <pause dur="0.7"/> these <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> three stances are <pause dur="0.2"/> # philosophical concepts advocated by Dennett <pause dur="0.6"/> a part of his motivation seems to be <pause dur="0.3"/> <trunc>t</trunc> # to make us critically aware that stance adopted by natural scientists <pause dur="0.4"/><kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> the <trunc>nat</trunc> # physical stance <pause dur="0.2"/> is not the only possible way to view the world <pause dur="0.9"/> from the <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> intentional stance <pause dur="1.6"/> here <pause dur="0.2"/> the word intentional is a rather <pause dur="0.2"/> # used in a technical sense of philosophy <pause dur="0.3"/> and does not exclusively mean <pause dur="0.3"/> <trunc>purpose</trunc> purposeful or purposive <pause dur="0.5"/> okay <pause dur="0.3"/> but <pause dur="0.3"/> # from this <pause dur="0.3"/> intentional stance we see and try to understand an intelligent being <pause dur="0.5"/> in our case <pause dur="0.3"/> teacher <pause dur="0.8"/> <vocal desc="laughter" iterated="y" n="sl" dur="1"/> <pause dur="0.3"/> by ascribing rationality to it <pause dur="0.2"/> that is we treat the intelligent as <pause dur="0.4"/> we <pause dur="0.6"/> treat the intelligent being as the <pause dur="0.2"/> one that has beliefs and desires and other

mental states like hopes fears et cetera <pause dur="0.3"/> and try to explain and predict <pause dur="0.3"/> its <pause dur="0.2"/> # actions by assuming <pause dur="0.2"/> that it will act <pause dur="0.3"/> with these mental <trunc>s</trunc> <pause dur="0.2"/> # states <pause dur="0.2"/> on the basis of rationality <pause dur="0.8"/> with some possible obvious <trunc>excep</trunc> exceptions like the fatigue or something <pause dur="0.3"/> we take it for granted that <pause dur="0.2"/> it or the teacher will act rationally <pause dur="0.4"/> even when <pause dur="0.3"/> # it appears to be acting not rationally we do not <pause dur="0.2"/> ascribe we shouldn't ascribe <pause dur="0.3"/> you irrationality immediately <pause dur="0.5"/> but still <pause dur="0.2"/> ascribe the <pause dur="0.2"/> # maximum amount of rationality to it <pause dur="0.4"/> and try to account for the action <pause dur="0.8"/> by examining what beliefs and <trunc>desi</trunc> or desires <pause dur="0.3"/> # have led to their action <pause dur="0.9"/> on the other hand <pause dur="0.5"/> even in the case of reasonably <pause dur="0.6"/> # rational action <pause dur="0.5"/> we attribute again the maximum rationality to the intelligent being <pause dur="0.2"/> and try to explore <pause dur="0.2"/> what <pause dur="0.2"/> other potential actions <pause dur="0.3"/> could be or could have been taken <pause dur="0.4"/> which are more rational <pause dur="0.8"/> applied to the studies in <pause dur="0.2"/> # teachers' development <pause dur="1.1"/> # from <pause dur="0.4"/> # from this # intentional stance we view teacher actions as an actual

instantiation of rationality <pause dur="0.6"/> for seemingly unusual or unexpected actions by <pause dur="0.3"/> maybe inexperienced teachers or young teachers or <pause dur="0.5"/> experienced teachers <pause dur="0.3"/> we won't just condemn the teacher herself but instead <pause dur="0.3"/> try to uncover what led her <pause dur="0.3"/> to that action by examining her beliefs and desires et cetera <pause dur="1.0"/> by mutually finding out her unrealized # beliefs or desires et cetera <pause dur="0.4"/> # we give her a chance for reflection <pause dur="0.3"/> for theoretical <pause dur="0.9"/> on the other hand for theoretically trained <pause dur="0.2"/> but inexperienced teacher <pause dur="0.3"/> we might be able to reveal <pause dur="0.2"/> what she could have done <pause dur="0.3"/> given the strength of her theoretical beliefs <pause dur="0.8"/> from this <pause dur="0.2"/> <trunc>intens</trunc> intentional stance we construct <pause dur="0.2"/> # reconstruct the rationality of our teacher <pause dur="0.3"/> so that we can share her <pause dur="0.2"/> actual and potential actions <pause dur="0.2"/> in an explicit <pause dur="0.3"/> and understanding way <pause dur="0.9"/> thus <pause dur="0.2"/> studies in teacher development should <pause dur="0.3"/> be construed <pause dur="0.2"/> as a rational reconstruction of existing practice <pause dur="0.4"/> but extending that # beyond that practice <pause dur="0.4"/> by exploring its internal structure and suggesting <pause dur="0.2"/> other <pause dur="0.3"/>

potential practice <pause dur="1.0"/> in short <pause dur="0.3"/> this stance is <pause dur="0.2"/> the one that we just <pause dur="0.2"/> usually take <vocal desc="laugh" iterated="n"/> in # the reflective model <pause dur="0.2"/> of teacher development <pause dur="2.1"/> this intentional stance should not be confused with the <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> design stance <pause dur="2.1"/> # for if we we take the design stance <trunc>ex</trunc> exclusively <pause dur="0.2"/> # in teacher development <pause dur="0.3"/> what result may <pause dur="0.2"/> well be coercion not reflection <pause dur="0.9"/> from the design stance we see <pause dur="0.2"/> a being <pause dur="0.5"/> as what <pause dur="0.2"/> is designed to serve a certain purpose <pause dur="0.2"/> to perform <pause dur="0.2"/> a certain predetermined functions <pause dur="0.9"/> this view is of limited help <pause dur="0.2"/> # <pause dur="0.4"/> only when teachers <pause dur="0.4"/> are expected to do fixed activities <pause dur="0.6"/> these routine behaviours are certainly one element of teacher actions but <pause dur="0.3"/> yet <pause dur="0.2"/> not the major element <pause dur="0.5"/> after all it is possible or arguably even desirable to replace these fixed teacher actions <pause dur="0.3"/> with some <pause dur="0.3"/> teaching machines <pause dur="0.8"/><vocal desc="laugh" iterated="n"/><pause dur="0.2"/> for <pause dur="0.3"/> # # as far as fixed and # non-creative functions are concerned <pause dur="0.2"/> machines are much faster <pause dur="0.2"/> more accurate <pause dur="0.2"/> and even perhaps more humane because it <pause dur="0.2"/> # is more patient</reading> <pause dur="0.4"/><vocal desc="laughter" iterated="y" n="ss" dur="2"/> and <pause dur="1.3"/><kinesic desc="puts on transparency" iterated="n"/> actually but <pause dur="0.2"/> i

think major major issue for <pause dur="0.2"/> our profession is the <trunc>i</trunc> <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> information technology i think <pause dur="0.4"/> i mean <pause dur="0.2"/> this can change a lot i mean <pause dur="0.2"/> industrial revolution <pause dur="0.3"/> can change the life of <pause dur="0.7"/> workers <pause dur="0.5"/> i mean the <pause dur="0.4"/> manual workers <pause dur="0.5"/> then i mean <pause dur="0.6"/> if this is the information revolution <pause dur="0.3"/> that we are witnessing <pause dur="0.6"/> we our change <pause dur="0.2"/> i mean our work will <pause dur="0.6"/> change a lot <pause dur="0.2"/> that's what i think i suspect <pause dur="0.8"/> okay <pause dur="0.9"/> and # <reading>in other words teacher development exclusively from the design stance <pause dur="0.2"/> would discourage teachers from developing <pause dur="0.5"/> # to be more flexible and compatible with conflicting situations in real classrooms <pause dur="0.6"/> the design stance <pause dur="0.2"/> # alone cannot deal with this sort of open-minded <pause dur="0.2"/> open-ended questions </reading></u><gap reason="break in recording" extent="uncertain"/><u who="nm1088" trans="pause"> <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> from the physical stance we <pause dur="0.2"/> only <pause dur="0.3"/> # we see a being solely on the basis of the actual physical state as the natural or physical scientist usually do <pause dur="0.4"/> this stance does not deal with human rationality <pause dur="0.2"/> or purpose <pause dur="0.5"/> for <pause dur="0.3"/> they do not enter into the realm of the physical world <pause dur="0.2"/> of the natural scientist <pause dur="0.9"/> this physical stance is what

some <trunc>s</trunc> <pause dur="0.2"/> school <pause dur="0.2"/> of psychology and linguistics <pause dur="0.5"/> are trying to take <pause dur="0.4"/> although i would say # <pause dur="0.2"/> # there are other <pause dur="0.8"/> types of psychology and linguistics <pause dur="0.2"/> that is seen from the design stance <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> not the physical stance <pause dur="1.2"/> for example what some <pause dur="0.2"/> # experimental psychological researchers are changing <pause dur="0.2"/> into <pause dur="0.3"/> # neuroscience or brain science <pause dur="0.3"/> that's neuropsychology <pause dur="0.4"/> for the # these types of <pause dur="0.2"/> researchers has simply a more precise instruments of measurements and this is capable of producing finer theories <pause dur="0.7"/> in linguistics Chomsky often says that linguistics is and should be ultimately biology <pause dur="1.2"/> this stance can produce argualy <pause dur="0.3"/> arguably <pause dur="0.3"/> the finest picture of reality <pause dur="0.4"/> however we have to remember that this stance by definition excludes <pause dur="0.2"/> the rationality of <pause dur="0.2"/> a teacher <pause dur="0.2"/> and <pause dur="0.5"/> the design # design of teaching <pause dur="0.4"/> you need more than <pause dur="0.2"/> # terms of physics to deal with these sort of human concepts <pause dur="1.1"/> therefore i mean <pause dur="0.2"/> # <pause dur="0.4"/> by just trying to look <pause dur="0.2"/> # like science scientific <pause dur="0.2"/> we are turning ourselves further away from the teaching

practice <pause dur="1.0"/> here we have to be careful about scientism <pause dur="0.9"/> if we naively believe in scientific method and assume that if if scientific application <pause dur="0.2"/> is the ultimate panacea <pause dur="0.3"/> and justify <pause dur="0.3"/> ourselves <pause dur="0.2"/> # mimicking <pause dur="0.2"/> experiments by psychologists or <trunc>lin</trunc> <pause dur="0.2"/> # linguistics <pause dur="0.8"/> in the hope of finding the ultimate answer <pause dur="0.3"/> to practical human questions by these small scientifics # steps <pause dur="0.3"/> we are i believe <pause dur="0.2"/> doomed <vocal desc="laugh" iterated="n"/><pause dur="1.2"/> # <pause dur="0.2"/> well to <pause dur="0.5"/> i think i would say that it is like a hopeless situation <pause dur="0.3"/> where a tortoise <pause dur="0.6"/> starts <pause dur="0.4"/> not <pause dur="0.2"/> even before <pause dur="0.3"/> but alas after Achilles <pause dur="0.4"/><vocal desc="laughter" iterated="y" n="ss" dur="1"/> and finds an infinite number of passing points <pause dur="0.2"/> leading to ever running # Achilles <pause dur="0.7"/> the more <trunc>s</trunc> # natural science advances the more educational researchers have to replicate <pause dur="0.5"/> and natural scientists <pause dur="0.2"/> run much faster than educational researchers <pause dur="0.3"/><vocal desc="laughter" iterated="y" n="ss" dur="1"/> <shift feature="voice" new="laugh"/> because they are <pause dur="0.3"/> <shift feature="voice" new="normal"/>much in larger in number <pause dur="0.2"/> # much larger in number and have far fewer burden of # <pause dur="0.2"/> explanation than educational researchers <pause dur="0.6"/> educational researchers i believe have to learn to benefit

from the result of <pause dur="0.2"/> natural science <pause dur="0.2"/> not to <pause dur="0.7"/> mimic <pause dur="0.2"/> as it were <pause dur="0.2"/> natural scientists <pause dur="1.6"/> so we should <pause dur="0.2"/> # not take <trunc>f</trunc> <pause dur="0.2"/> # for granted the priority of the <trunc>s</trunc> # three stances that scientism implies <pause dur="0.5"/> scientism holds that physical stance <pause dur="1.1"/><kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> so <pause dur="0.2"/> # physical stance as paramount <pause dur="0.2"/> the design stance being a mere application of the finding from the physical stance <pause dur="0.3"/> nothing more than a secondary interest <pause dur="0.5"/> for the follower of scientism the <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> intentional stance <pause dur="1.0"/> may only have a derogatory connotation <pause dur="0.2"/> for it is far from the precise <trunc>desrip</trunc> description that physical stance can produce <pause dur="0.8"/> however <pause dur="0.2"/> this priority order of physical stance first and then <trunc>f</trunc> design stance and the intentional stance <pause dur="0.2"/> is not only possible one nor the only sensible one as i have implied <pause dur="0.6"/> suppose we take only the physical stance for teacher development <pause dur="0.2"/> X years later with the advance of # neuroscience educational researchers too <pause dur="0.3"/> might have a far more detailed pictures of <pause dur="0.4"/> # teacher actions <pause dur="0.5"/> yes <pause dur="0.3"/> yet this picture <pause dur="0.9"/> whose reading requires a lot of

study <pause dur="0.2"/> in neuroscience <pause dur="0.2"/> would <pause dur="0.4"/> # be far less of help for teachers <pause dur="0.2"/> because this picture is <trunc>f</trunc> <trunc>f</trunc> <pause dur="0.2"/> far too detailed and yet too vast in the information <pause dur="0.3"/> to be understood in real terms <pause dur="0.5"/> it might perhaps start from the excitement <pause dur="0.2"/> of some neurons <vocal desc="laugh" iterated="n"/> in some # some domains of the brain to the transmission of chemical substance in the muscle and then finally to the picking up one piece of chalk <pause dur="0.7"/><vocal desc="laughter" iterated="y" n="ss" dur="1"/> and <vocal desc="laugh" iterated="n"/><pause dur="0.8"/> obviously it's not good picture <pause dur="0.2"/> if this sort of precise scientific findings are to be of some help for practitioners <pause dur="0.2"/> scientific <pause dur="0.3"/> enquiry must be properly directed <pause dur="0.2"/> by <pause dur="0.2"/> some <pause dur="0.2"/> other principles <pause dur="0.2"/> with educational orientation <pause dur="0.8"/> so <pause dur="0.2"/> my <pause dur="0.2"/> # what i <pause dur="0.3"/> # <pause dur="0.3"/> in other words i think <pause dur="0.2"/> i mean we shouldn't start from <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> here or even start from <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> here we should start from <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> here <pause dur="0.4"/> # this is my point <pause dur="1.1"/> # by <pause dur="0.2"/> so <pause dur="0.6"/> # it <pause dur="0.3"/> # <trunc>enq</trunc> <reading>our enquiry must be directed by a less precise yet more economical stance that is far more relevant to practice of education <pause dur="0.6"/> thus <pause dur="0.4"/> for us <pause dur="0.2"/> i mean we must reverse # <pause dur="0.2"/> priority order <pause dur="0.2"/> thus <pause dur="0.9"/> #

intentional stance comes first followed by the design stance <pause dur="0.3"/> and then finally by the physical stance <pause dur="0.8"/> we must limit our enquiry to the realm of the intentional stance unless it becomes undeniably necessary <pause dur="0.5"/> that without local findings from a more precise <pause dur="0.2"/> # stance we cannot go on <pause dur="1.4"/> only then do we began # begin to take the design stance <pause dur="0.2"/> the physical stance <pause dur="0.3"/> should come even later when efforts # from the design stance are exhausted <pause dur="0.7"/> this order might seem <pause dur="0.6"/> # unscientific or even antiscientific <pause dur="0.4"/> to some people <pause dur="0.2"/> however i argue that this is not <pause dur="0.4"/> in the broad sense of that term science <pause dur="0.2"/> and that this is <pause dur="0.2"/> a very reasonable order by which we can increase our practical knowledge <pause dur="0.7"/> if we start # from the physical stance or even the design stance <pause dur="0.3"/> critical enquiry for teacher development <pause dur="0.2"/> is far too vast <pause dur="0.6"/> it would be too arbitral to pick <pause dur="0.2"/> just one or two aspects of the whole scientific enquiry <pause dur="0.4"/> and claim <pause dur="0.2"/> these studies studies in # teacher development <pause dur="0.7"/> by definition <pause dur="0.2"/> pure <trunc>s</trunc> #

natural <pause dur="0.4"/> # or physical scientists <pause dur="0.2"/> must be blind to design <pause dur="0.2"/> and human intentionality human <pause dur="1.0"/> concepts <pause dur="0.3"/> but we cannot be blind to them also by definition <pause dur="1.6"/> i would say in order to be reasonable in teacher development we cannot afford to be physical # scientists <pause dur="2.0"/> and <pause dur="0.9"/><kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> we will go to the next point </reading></u><gap reason="break in recording" extent="uncertain"/> <u who="nm1088" trans="pause"> adoption of intentional stance entails commitment to holism <pause dur="0.3"/> <trunc>bec</trunc> <pause dur="0.2"/> # for our intentionality <pause dur="0.3"/> meaning our human concepts our human <pause dur="0.7"/> understanding <pause dur="0.6"/> beliefs hopes desires <pause dur="0.3"/> anxieties et cetera <pause dur="0.3"/> is so <trunc>inter</trunc> internally connected that we are <pause dur="0.4"/> that one change in one part of our intentionality <pause dur="0.5"/> may <pause dur="0.2"/> cause some <pause dur="0.2"/> other change in some parts <pause dur="0.2"/> for example <pause dur="0.2"/> we may want our <trunc>s</trunc> <pause dur="0.2"/> want our students to make <pause dur="0.2"/> an immediate response to a question in the target language in classroom <pause dur="0.4"/> but it may only be so as long as she does not <pause dur="0.2"/> the student <pause dur="0.3"/> does not develop too much reliance on strategic competence too much frequent <pause dur="0.4"/> # too frequent <pause dur="0.2"/> # circumlocution which discourage <pause dur="0.5"/> # syntactic development <pause dur="0.4"/> or <pause dur="0.7"/> # <pause dur="0.4"/> unless she # <pause dur="0.8"/>

she does not # develop too much reliance on easy set phrase which whose semantic content <pause dur="0.3"/> is not necessarily an expression of her feelings <pause dur="0.8"/> nor would teacher want an <pause dur="0.3"/> <trunc>im</trunc> immediate response if it threatens the <trunc>teach</trunc> student's <trunc>des</trunc> # affective sense of security <pause dur="0.6"/> our beliefs and desires are so interconnected that it is practically impossible to pick up <pause dur="0.2"/> one proposition #<pause dur="0.2"/> from our intentionality <pause dur="0.3"/> and treat the proposition as a kind of decontextualized <trunc>e</trunc> <pause dur="0.2"/> <trunc>ex</trunc> eternal truth <pause dur="0.5"/> of course we sometimes take the proposition <pause dur="0.6"/> and <pause dur="0.3"/> perhaps we see we find <pause dur="0.3"/> no practical problem in saying that <pause dur="0.3"/> an immediate response from a student is desirable <pause dur="0.7"/> but <pause dur="0.2"/> we have to be reminded that when we make this sort of type <pause dur="0.3"/> # <pause dur="0.2"/> this type of statement <pause dur="0.3"/> we omit for the economy of speech <pause dur="0.3"/> a restrictive phrase like <pause dur="0.2"/> other things being normal <pause dur="0.9"/> indeed <pause dur="0.3"/> or we have to be careful about the balance of significance between the proposition part and the <unclear>restrictive</unclear> <pause dur="0.3"/> # phrase part <pause dur="0.2"/> other things being normal <pause dur="0.7"/> in natural or

physical science where the target of the study is highly focused or controlled <pause dur="0.3"/> restrictive # phrase <pause dur="0.4"/> may sound a platitude <pause dur="0.7"/> yet <pause dur="0.2"/> in the case where a proposition is actually in the web of other propositions and contextual factors play a major role <pause dur="0.3"/> it is indeed <pause dur="0.2"/> the proposition part <pause dur="0.4"/> that may <pause dur="0.7"/> # become a platitude <pause dur="0.7"/> indeed <pause dur="0.2"/> restrictive phrase other thing being <trunc>e</trunc> <pause dur="0.7"/> # normal may be the focus of our enquiry <pause dur="0.4"/> a holistic question like <pause dur="0.2"/> what other factors are significantly related to this proposition <pause dur="0.4"/> may carry more relevance to teachers who already know the content of the platitudinous <pause dur="0.3"/> proposition <pause dur="1.3"/> in this sense i i'm rather sceptical of of experimental studies in teacher development <pause dur="0.3"/> of course you can <pause dur="0.2"/> # compare for example two types of teaching technique in a semi-experimental manner and have a conclusion that one technique work better than the other <pause dur="0.6"/> but <pause dur="0.2"/> if the study neglects exploring what constitutes the <trunc>de</trunc> <pause dur="0.3"/> # context including the teacher herself <pause dur="0.4"/> the conclusion <pause dur="0.2"/> is of little significance to

other teachers or even the teacher herself <pause dur="0.2"/> when she is put in a different situation <pause dur="1.1"/> i believe <trunc>proliferi</trunc> <pause dur="0.2"/> # proliferating <pause dur="0.2"/> this type of experimental studies leads us nowhere unless we take the holistic nature of reality <pause dur="0.3"/> as the foundation of our studies <pause dur="0.6"/> hence action research <pause dur="0.2"/> should be <pause dur="0.2"/> encouraged for it <pause dur="0.2"/> # supposedly encourages our reflection over <pause dur="0.2"/> holistic situation <pause dur="0.3"/> rather than jumping to a hasty conclusion <pause dur="0.3"/> but without <pause dur="0.4"/> proper understanding of the holism <pause dur="0.3"/> action research <pause dur="0.3"/> # could perhaps degenerate into a rather arbitrary comparison study <pause dur="0.3"/> which is far from scientific # experimental design <pause dur="0.2"/> and sensible <pause dur="0.3"/> # reflection </u><gap reason="break in recording" extent="uncertain"/><u who="nm1088" trans="pause"> <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> okay next point <pause dur="0.7"/> <reading>adoption of <trunc>re</trunc> intentional stance and holism commands a more flexible type of rationality <pause dur="0.2"/> than we normally think</reading> because <pause dur="0.2"/> if <pause dur="0.2"/> when we say <pause dur="0.3"/> we are rational and <pause dur="0.2"/> we <pause dur="0.5"/> often <pause dur="1.2"/> # think of <pause dur="0.5"/> # rationality in formal <pause dur="0.2"/> terms <pause dur="1.1"/> for <pause dur="0.2"/> <reading>it would be inconceivable that we often come up with sensible solutions in this complex world satisfying our

holistic intentionality <pause dur="0.3"/> with only simple formal deductive type of rationality <pause dur="1.4"/> in this section <pause dur="0.3"/> therefore i introduce Habermas' theory of rationality for a more flexible account of rationality <pause dur="1.3"/> Habermas <pause dur="0.2"/> # distinguishes two types of rationality <pause dur="0.6"/><kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> cognitive instrumental rationality and # communicative rationality <pause dur="0.2"/> stating that although the <pause dur="0.3"/> # <pause dur="0.4"/> cognitive instrumental rationality is the self-understanding of the modern era <pause dur="0.4"/> contemporary <pause dur="0.3"/> world <pause dur="0.3"/> it should be subsumed <pause dur="0.4"/> by the latter <pause dur="0.4"/> # communicative rationality which is connected with the ancient <pause dur="0.2"/> # <pause dur="0.2"/> conception of logos <pause dur="0.7"/> exertion of cognitive instrumental rationality is measured <pause dur="0.3"/> by successful intervention <pause dur="0.7"/> if one is able to fulfil her purpose by making informed and intelligent change <pause dur="0.3"/> in the environment <pause dur="1.2"/> she is regarded as possessing cognitive instrumental rationality <pause dur="0.8"/> this is <pause dur="0.3"/> # <pause dur="0.2"/> teleological and non-cognitive <pause dur="0.3"/> and does not require at least theoretically <pause dur="0.4"/> agreement with other persons <pause dur="0.8"/> as long as she makes her purpose clear and change

the environment <pause dur="0.2"/> so that <pause dur="0.6"/> # it more satisfies <pause dur="0.5"/> her purpose <pause dur="0.3"/> she has shown instrumental mastery <pause dur="0.3"/> and that is enough for cognitive # instrumental rationality <pause dur="1.1"/> to make internal reference <pause dur="0.4"/> we typically exert this rationality from the design stance <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> <pause dur="0.8"/> some # we somehow receive purpose from the intentional stance <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/><pause dur="1.1"/> and tactfully gain knowledge from the physical stance and then relate them to fill fulfil the purpose <pause dur="1.3"/> yet <pause dur="0.4"/> this is not a good picture for teacher <pause dur="0.2"/> # development as you would assume <pause dur="0.8"/> # <pause dur="0.7"/> as we have confirmed the purpose or the end of a teacher action <pause dur="0.2"/> is not always independent <pause dur="0.4"/> and unchangeable <pause dur="0.5"/> because of the holistic nature of our teaching experience <pause dur="0.6"/> only some portion of # teacher actions can be properly explained by this cognitive instrumental rationality <pause dur="0.2"/> from the design stance <pause dur="0.7"/> so we need a more flexible and comprehensible notion of rationality <pause dur="0.3"/> and that according to Habermas <pause dur="0.2"/> is communicative rationality <pause dur="0.5"/> we hold that rationality of teacher <pause dur="0.3"/> actions <pause dur="0.5"/>

comes <trunc>its</trunc> # manifests itself through <pause dur="0.3"/> the use of this communicative rationality <pause dur="1.5"/> okay communicative rationality is exerted for unifying consensus bridging force of argumentative <pause dur="0.2"/> # speech <pause dur="1.0"/> # <pause dur="0.2"/> what i mean is that in this # sort of communication different participants overcome <pause dur="0.3"/> their merely subjective views and by the use of communicative rationality <pause dur="0.3"/> they try to <pause dur="0.3"/> # achieve <pause dur="2.6"/> and they integrate different aspects of the same world in a coherent way</reading> <pause dur="0.4"/> so <pause dur="0.7"/> for example when we talk <pause dur="0.2"/> and when we reach an <trunc>ar</trunc> <pause dur="0.2"/> agreement <pause dur="0.2"/> we just <pause dur="0.2"/> don't simply follow one type of argument <pause dur="0.4"/> some <pause dur="0.4"/> people says when in terms of this <pause dur="0.3"/> rule i mean <pause dur="0.2"/> your action is <trunc>wro</trunc> i mean wrong or something like that <pause dur="0.5"/> whereas <pause dur="0.2"/> the other person might say but you see <pause dur="0.2"/> just just think <pause dur="0.2"/> of how she must be feeling right now <pause dur="0.5"/> which is quite different logic <pause dur="0.4"/> # <pause dur="0.4"/> somehow we reach <pause dur="0.2"/> an understanding <pause dur="0.7"/> and <pause dur="0.2"/> Habermas <pause dur="0.2"/> # says that <pause dur="0.5"/> we should <pause dur="0.3"/> # <pause dur="0.6"/> acknowledge this that sort of # more <pause dur="0.3"/> flexible rationality <pause dur="0.8"/> that's what he means by # communicative

rationality <pause dur="0.9"/> <reading>and inherent in this # communicative rationality <pause dur="0.2"/> is communicative understanding <pause dur="0.8"/> this rationality is exercised particularly when it becomes obvious that there is apparent disagreement <pause dur="0.2"/> in understanding among ourselves <pause dur="0.3"/> with different orientations <pause dur="0.6"/> in our case <pause dur="0.3"/> teacher often encounters students or student # and situations <pause dur="0.5"/> which are quite different from what she expected <pause dur="0.8"/> and do not allow an easy solution <pause dur="0.6"/> she then has to talk as it were with herself <pause dur="0.3"/> or <pause dur="0.5"/> actually with other persons <pause dur="0.2"/> other colleagues <pause dur="0.2"/> or friends when she has time to find a better solution <pause dur="0.6"/> she must take into account different aspects of teaching that's different students <pause dur="0.3"/> and different <trunc>s</trunc> # situations bring <pause dur="0.6"/> and find that unified <pause dur="0.2"/> understanding of the whole picture of teaching <pause dur="2.1"/> # <pause dur="0.2"/> she <trunc>m</trunc> <trunc>c</trunc> she must come up with the solution by way of <pause dur="0.2"/> communicative rationality <pause dur="1.0"/> communicative rationality is therefore motivated by such ordinary questions <pause dur="0.2"/> like <pause dur="0.3"/> how come she sees it <pause dur="0.3"/> and you don't <pause dur="0.5"/> i mean <pause dur="0.8"/> this type of mindset is

quite incompatible <pause dur="0.3"/> in fact <pause dur="0.3"/> and in fact in <pause dur="0.3"/> unimaginable from the <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> physical stance or the design stance <pause dur="0.4"/> which only presupposes the the one <pause dur="0.2"/> and only one <pause dur="0.2"/> unquestionable realistic world <pause dur="0.2"/> or purpose <pause dur="0.4"/> and see disagreement among us <pause dur="0.3"/> as a mishap <pause dur="0.3"/> not as a starting motivation for further enquiry <pause dur="1.0"/> the communicative rationality takes <pause dur="0.2"/> phenomenological style <pause dur="0.6"/> which allows different looks of the world <pause dur="0.5"/> # from different interpretive backgrounds <pause dur="0.6"/> therefore communicative rationality <pause dur="0.4"/> is # compatible with holism <pause dur="0.8"/> rather than the instrumental <pause dur="0.2"/> # cognitive instrumental rationality <pause dur="1.8"/> and also # compatible with the intentional stance <pause dur="0.6"/> in addition since communicative rationality is a more comprehensible concept <pause dur="0.6"/> # this subsumes cognitive instrumental rationality <pause dur="0.5"/> it is an undeniable fact that our daily life is occasionally supplemented by instrumental mastery <pause dur="0.6"/> a life with no instrumental mastery is not a human life <pause dur="0.2"/> but <pause dur="0.2"/> a life which is only made up of instrumental mastery <pause dur="0.3"/> is not a human life either <pause dur="0.6"/> we

need to make clear the <trunc>as</trunc> sort of the <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> asymmetrical <pause dur="0.3"/> <trunc>w</trunc> <pause dur="0.2"/> relation <pause dur="0.2"/> of our communicative rationality and <trunc>cogniti</trunc> <pause dur="0.3"/> cognitive instrumental rationality <pause dur="0.4"/> and try not to misrepresent a human life or teacher actions in theoretically biased way</reading> </u><gap reason="break in recording" extent="uncertain"/> <u who="nm1088" trans="pause"> <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> okay <pause dur="0.2"/> then <pause dur="0.3"/> argumentation <pause dur="1.1"/> <reading>suppose that <pause dur="0.2"/> so suppose a teacher comes to us <pause dur="0.4"/> and we try to see <pause dur="0.4"/> # <pause dur="1.2"/> rationality <pause dur="0.2"/> by the use of communicative rationality <pause dur="0.4"/> then what are the specific requirements in the argumentation</reading> <pause dur="1.3"/> Habermas says that <pause dur="0.7"/> our argumentation should be seen <pause dur="0.4"/> as a process <pause dur="0.2"/> that is <pause dur="0.2"/> unfinished work <pause dur="0.2"/> unfinished continuation <pause dur="0.6"/> so <pause dur="0.2"/> in natural science <pause dur="0.2"/> you should have an answer <pause dur="1.2"/> if you don't have an answer that's a failure <pause dur="0.7"/> but <pause dur="0.2"/> in our <pause dur="0.2"/> discussion <pause dur="0.6"/> i mean in our setting <pause dur="0.2"/> maybe we don't have a complete answer and we shouldn't have a complete answer <pause dur="0.2"/> if you think you should you have a the ultimate <pause dur="1.9"/> i mean <pause dur="0.3"/> complete # right answer then <pause dur="0.3"/> you must be taking <pause dur="0.6"/><kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> # design stance or <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> physical stance or this # <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> <pause dur="0.3"/> rationality <pause dur="0.9"/> cognitive instrumental rationality <pause dur="0.5"/> so <pause dur="0.5"/> we we

shouldn't be ashamed of the fact that <pause dur="0.3"/> sort of as it were we are <shift feature="voice" new="laugh"/>endlessly <shift feature="voice" new="normal"/>talking <vocal desc="laugh" iterated="n"/><pause dur="0.9"/> i mean from different # <pause dur="0.2"/> perspectives <pause dur="0.9"/> also <pause dur="0.2"/> # <pause dur="0.3"/> Habermas says that <pause dur="0.5"/> we must follow certain procedure i mean argumentation should be seen # procedure <pause dur="0.4"/> and we must follow <trunc>s</trunc> <pause dur="0.2"/> # certain types of rules <pause dur="0.5"/> for example <pause dur="0.7"/> # Habermas says <pause dur="0.3"/> # <pause dur="0.6"/> we should <pause dur="0.2"/> thematize <pause dur="0.2"/> no we just <pause dur="0.4"/> i mean <pause dur="1.3"/> in the process we just <pause dur="1.2"/> don't chat <pause dur="0.5"/> we just thematize <pause dur="0.3"/> the claim <pause dur="0.6"/> and we try to see <pause dur="1.0"/> we try to clarify the reasons behind it <pause dur="0.5"/> not the # claim itself <pause dur="0.4"/> for example when she says when # one teacher says something like the <pause dur="0.7"/> i think the <trunc>introductio</trunc> i mean the use of music enhances the student's motivation et cetera <pause dur="0.4"/> rather than focusing on that content itself <pause dur="0.3"/> oh no in my experience it didn't work <trunc>w</trunc> et cetera or music is not related to the cognitive development something like that <pause dur="0.3"/> we should try to see the reasons <pause dur="0.4"/> reasons <pause dur="0.2"/> and argumentations <pause dur="0.3"/> these are the core of the <pause dur="0.4"/> # <pause dur="0.7"/> argumentation <pause dur="0.3"/> and # <pause dur="1.0"/> we shouldn't <pause dur="0.2"/> take the <trunc>attitu</trunc> # we should take the

sort of the hypothetical <trunc>wor</trunc> # attitude <pause dur="0.3"/> and stop saying <pause dur="0.5"/> well <pause dur="0.4"/> if you have the experience if you have experience like mine <pause dur="0.2"/> you will see <pause dur="0.4"/> or you cannot say anything <pause dur="0.3"/> you cannot say <pause dur="0.2"/> <trunc>real</trunc> # say anything really <pause dur="0.6"/> if you are not experienced # if you are not experienced <pause dur="0.4"/> i mean <pause dur="0.7"/> we should <pause dur="0.7"/> as i said <pause dur="0.2"/> # <pause dur="0.2"/><kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> we just <pause dur="0.3"/> i mean <pause dur="0.6"/> we should <pause dur="0.4"/> begin <pause dur="0.3"/> we should see <pause dur="0.2"/> the teacher actions in terms of <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> rationality <pause dur="0.3"/> so we we should try to see the rationality behind it <pause dur="0.4"/> so <pause dur="0.2"/> reasons <pause dur="0.6"/> not the context <pause dur="0.7"/> or the <pause dur="0.2"/> i mean experience is obviously important <pause dur="0.3"/> but <pause dur="0.4"/> experience is not absolutely necessary <pause dur="0.3"/> to understand <pause dur="0.6"/> our profession <pause dur="1.7"/> and but <pause dur="0.2"/> we should have <pause dur="0.2"/> # at some point <pause dur="0.7"/> i mean we should turn these discussion <pause dur="0.3"/> or argumentation <pause dur="0.3"/> into a product <pause dur="0.4"/> otherwise i mean we'll get <shift feature="voice" new="laugh"/>nowhere <pause dur="0.5"/><shift feature="voice" new="normal"/> i mean this sounds rather contradictory to each other but <pause dur="0.3"/> in in actual case i mean we should have the sort of the intent <pause dur="0.2"/> # report or a summary <pause dur="0.8"/> otherwise # <pause dur="0.8"/> and <pause dur="0.8"/> that is <pause dur="0.5"/> okay and that <pause dur="0.2"/> # sort of the product <pause dur="0.2"/> is enough <pause dur="0.6"/> # <pause dur="0.6"/> i don't have time so i have no time to

introduce # Wittgenstein's # concept of certainty <pause dur="0.5"/> oh in short Wittgenstein says <pause dur="0.2"/> i mean scientists <pause dur="0.2"/> are concerned with truth <pause dur="0.7"/> but <pause dur="0.2"/> we <pause dur="0.3"/> don't <pause dur="0.3"/> # spend our lives <pause dur="0.6"/> based on the truth <pause dur="0.2"/> we <pause dur="0.2"/> act on certainty <pause dur="0.3"/> and certainty is enough <pause dur="0.4"/> that's what Wittgenstein <shift feature="voice" new="laugh"/>says in the <trunc>f</trunc> <pause dur="0.4"/><shift feature="voice" new="normal"/> rather thick book but <vocal desc="laugh" iterated="n"/><pause dur="0.3"/><vocal desc="laughter" iterated="y" n="ss" dur="3"/> just let's <pause dur="0.4"/> <shift feature="voice" new="laugh"/>i mean <vocal desc="laugh" iterated="n"/> <unclear>i don't know</unclear> <vocal desc="laugh" iterated="n"/><pause dur="1.3"/><shift feature="voice" new="normal"/> and we <pause dur="0.4"/> so sort of produce argumentation or discussion <pause dur="0.2"/> then we have to make it <pause dur="0.2"/><kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> a study <pause dur="1.3"/> and # <pause dur="1.3"/> in the <trunc>s</trunc> # in order to have a study or a research programme <pause dur="0.3"/> we should have <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> normative and <pause dur="0.2"/> we should distinguish <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> normative <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> descriptive <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> prescriptive <pause dur="0.2"/> # <pause dur="0.5"/> argumentations or types <pause dur="0.2"/> # aspect <pause dur="0.3"/> of the research <pause dur="0.7"/> # i would like to say unless we clearly distinguishes these three aspects <pause dur="1.3"/><kinesic desc="changes transparency" iterated="y" dur="9"/> # <pause dur="1.6"/> we cannot develop our <trunc>s</trunc> <pause dur="0.2"/> # discussion into a study <pause dur="2.7"/> okay <pause dur="0.2"/> prescriptions <pause dur="0.4"/> i mean prescriptions is just advice from the senior teacher <pause dur="0.8"/> and usually we <pause dur="0.2"/> just take it <pause dur="0.2"/> or and some people <pause dur="0.2"/> says that no no you shouldn't prescribe you shouldn't you shouldn't # <pause dur="0.2"/> # <pause dur="0.4"/>

have you should have no prescriptions et cetera <pause dur="0.6"/> but <pause dur="0.4"/> # actually <pause dur="0.2"/> # <pause dur="0.2"/><kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> proper prescriptions is <pause dur="0.3"/> quite possible <pause dur="0.3"/> if we have <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> normative theories and <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> descriptions <pause dur="1.2"/> okay <pause dur="0.3"/> by <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> normative theories <pause dur="0.8"/> # <pause dur="0.2"/> as i said <pause dur="0.2"/> # <pause dur="0.2"/> <trunc>s</trunc> <pause dur="1.3"/> since we see the teacher actions as an instantiation of rationalities <pause dur="1.4"/> # we have to we sort of the <pause dur="0.2"/> we should come up with the <pause dur="0.4"/> theories <pause dur="0.6"/> that is philosophically <pause dur="0.9"/> sound and <pause dur="0.4"/> solid <pause dur="1.0"/> # <pause dur="1.4"/> what i mean is that <pause dur="1.4"/> if we <pause dur="1.0"/> # <pause dur="0.8"/> yeah <pause dur="0.9"/> we should rather than starting from here <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> <pause dur="0.3"/> my point is rather than <trunc>s</trunc> starting from here <pause dur="0.2"/> just to quote <pause dur="0.2"/> # Chomsky or some other psychological studies <pause dur="0.4"/> we should start from the <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> # here our sense of practice we do have a good sense of practice <pause dur="0.9"/> and then <pause dur="0.6"/> # <pause dur="0.8"/> we should sort of be <pause dur="0.5"/> by some <pause dur="0.3"/> happy <shift feature="voice" new="laugh"/>accident <pause dur="0.4"/> <shift feature="voice" new="normal"/>we should come up with the <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> # possible normative theories <pause dur="0.7"/> and then <pause dur="0.3"/> if we have these normative theories <pause dur="0.5"/> we can <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> describe <pause dur="0.4"/> according <pause dur="0.3"/> # according to that normative theories <pause dur="0.8"/> otherwise if we just try to describe <pause dur="0.9"/> it is like a diary <pause dur="0.3"/> i mean you describe something but i mean you see <pause dur="0.3"/> i

mean other people can see <pause dur="1.1"/> # little point in them so <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> <pause dur="0.4"/> normative theories and descriptions must # <pause dur="0.4"/> come together <pause dur="0.7"/> if <pause dur="0.3"/> i mean <pause dur="1.7"/> one cannot exist without <pause dur="0.2"/> the other <pause dur="0.2"/> i would say <pause dur="0.6"/> # <pause dur="0.2"/> particularly descriptions <pause dur="0.6"/> and if we compare <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> normative theories and descriptions then there should be a gap i mean <pause dur="0.3"/><kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> should it be the case <pause dur="0.6"/> that <pause dur="0.2"/> this is the normative theories <pause dur="0.7"/> and <pause dur="0.3"/> should it be the case that there are some paths <pause dur="0.2"/> # which are <pause dur="0.4"/><kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> not <pause dur="0.3"/> really the case in the descriptions <pause dur="0.4"/> we can have the <pause dur="0.2"/> prescription I-E i mean we have to concentrate our effort in this <pause dur="0.3"/><kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> # <pause dur="0.4"/> # <pause dur="0.6"/> stance <pause dur="0.3"/> i mean <pause dur="0.2"/> in <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> this area <pause dur="0.3"/> of research <pause dur="0.7"/> so <pause dur="0.4"/> # <pause dur="1.9"/> if i can summarize quickly <pause dur="0.4"/> i think <pause dur="0.8"/> # <pause dur="0.7"/> we have been <pause dur="0.3"/> # <pause dur="0.5"/> we have <pause dur="0.2"/> an applied science model <pause dur="0.4"/> as i said <pause dur="0.8"/><kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> in applied science model normative theories comes first <pause dur="0.5"/> but i i think it it should not be the case <pause dur="0.3"/> on the other hand <pause dur="0.3"/> we sometimes just # <pause dur="0.4"/> just try to describe <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> <pause dur="1.2"/> without # <pause dur="0.2"/> having the <trunc>n</trunc> <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> normative theories <pause dur="0.2"/> but this is not the case <pause dur="0.5"/> and <pause dur="0.3"/> in order to <pause dur="0.2"/> have the normative theories <pause dur="0.4"/> i <pause dur="0.8"/> i'd like to say that we shouldn't be natural

science or we shouldn't be the <pause dur="0.4"/> normative theories <pause dur="0.2"/> # themselves we should <pause dur="0.3"/> just like <pause dur="0.3"/> just like an engineer is quite happy <pause dur="0.5"/> to learn some of the results <pause dur="0.6"/> of the scientific findings <pause dur="0.2"/> and apply it <pause dur="0.6"/> we should be happy <pause dur="0.3"/> to be <pause dur="0.2"/> not <pause dur="0.2"/> original scientists or pure scientists we cannot be <trunc>scien</trunc> i mean real scientists in practical terms <pause dur="0.4"/> and <pause dur="0.2"/> that's not a shame <pause dur="0.2"/> this is my # contention <pause dur="0.8"/> and <pause dur="0.4"/><kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> <trunc>pres</trunc> prescriptions <pause dur="0.2"/> it's still possible and <pause dur="0.6"/> i mean if a prescriptions comes with the normative theories and descriptives # <pause dur="0.2"/> <trunc>descrips</trunc> <pause dur="0.2"/> descriptions <pause dur="0.4"/> # prescriptions are not <pause dur="0.4"/> just blind thing <pause dur="1.3"/> so <pause dur="0.3"/> well i <shift feature="voice" new="laugh"/>sort of <unclear>hasten</unclear> <pause dur="0.3"/><shift feature="voice" new="normal"/> to conclude but i think this is # <pause dur="0.2"/> all i want to say right <shift feature="voice" new="laugh"/>now <shift feature="voice" new="normal"/><pause dur="0.2"/> thank you very much </u><u who="nm1089" trans="latching">

well thank you very much indeed Professor <gap reason="name" extent="1 word"/> <kinesic desc="applause" iterated="y" n="ss" dur="5"/> </u><gap reason="break in recording" extent="uncertain"/> <u who="nm1089" trans="pause"> i think you may have got some sense of the experience i was describing in # <pause dur="0.3"/> Professor's <gap reason="name" extent="1 word"/>'s office sparks flying in all directions i was <gap reason="inaudible due to laughter" extent="2 secs"/><vocal desc="laughter" iterated="y" n="sl" dur="1"/> so we certainly got our money's worth this afternoon <vocal desc="laughter" iterated="y" n="nm1088" dur="1"/> thank you very much <shift feature="voice" new="laugh"/>indeed <shift feature="voice" new="normal"/><pause dur="0.4"/> # i heard the clatter of teacups a little while ago <pause dur="0.2"/> and i don't want our tea to get cold so i'm going to suggest if anybody has immediate responses they'd like to make now for perhaps about five minutes or so <pause dur="0.4"/> and there are many many areas we could follow through trying to catch those sparks <pause dur="0.3"/> and and then if we can all go into room three-five-seven where i believe the tea is we can continue informally <pause dur="0.2"/> over a cup of tea <pause dur="0.9"/> so any any immediate responses <pause dur="2.1"/> or comments or questions or <pause dur="4.1"/> <gap reason="name" extent="1 word"/> yes of course </u><u who="nf1090" trans="overlap">

can i just make one observation <pause dur="0.4"/> do you see it as a hopeful sign that Chomsky is now saying that <pause dur="0.5"/> everything has become much too complicated and he wants to go back to <pause dur="0.4"/> a much simpler model <pause dur="0.6"/> # <pause dur="0.2"/> of # <pause dur="0.2"/> language learning in order to <pause dur="0.2"/> understand <pause dur="0.5"/> really <pause dur="0.2"/> what's going on </u><u who="nm1088" trans="overlap"> do you mean that Chomsky is saying that he he's sort of the # <pause dur="0.5"/> trying to give up the <pause dur="0.2"/> account of the language development </u><u who="nf1090" trans="latching"> that's right <pause dur="0.3"/> that's right </u><u who="nm1088" trans="overlap"> yes i think that's why he he he can survive <pause dur="0.3"/> i mean <pause dur="0.3"/> that's the way he survives </u><pause dur="0.4"/> <u who="nf1090" trans="pause"> yes </u><u who="nm1088" trans="overlap">

right i mean <pause dur="0.3"/> he <pause dur="0.2"/> i mean his <pause dur="0.3"/><kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> i mean <pause dur="0.6"/> his normative theory is nativism <pause dur="0.4"/> innate theory </u><pause dur="0.3"/> <u who="nf1090" trans="pause"> yes </u><u who="nm1088" trans="latching"> and that's the most important part <pause dur="0.6"/> right <pause dur="0.5"/> and the some <pause dur="0.3"/> people say oh it's not <shift feature="voice" new="laugh"/>fair because you have to <shift feature="voice" new="normal"/><pause dur="0.3"/> account for various things like the language development </u><u who="nf1090" trans="latching"> mm </u><pause dur="0.2"/> <u who="nm1088" trans="pause"> but if he <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> tries to do that <pause dur="0.4"/> i think his # project might have collapsed </u><pause dur="0.5"/> <u who="nf1090" trans="pause"> mm </u><u who="nm1088" trans="overlap"> and <pause dur="0.7"/> by <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> <pause dur="0.2"/> # concentrating his efforts to the <pause dur="0.3"/><kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> to his normative theory <pause dur="1.0"/> he can make it methodologically clear <pause dur="0.2"/><kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> and that's why people <pause dur="0.3"/> # # linguists all over the world can cooperate <pause dur="0.5"/> so i mean <pause dur="0.8"/> # i think we have to sort of not in the Chomskian sense but we have to certainly # narrow <pause dur="0.2"/> our <pause dur="0.2"/> focus actually <pause dur="0.8"/> # in the form of <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> normative theories otherwise i think <pause dur="0.2"/> # we keep <pause dur="0.2"/> talking <pause dur="0.2"/> and that's fine <pause dur="0.4"/> that's fine because <trunc>w</trunc> <pause dur="0.6"/> each time <pause dur="0.3"/> hopefully we <pause dur="0.2"/> understand better <pause dur="0.4"/> but <pause dur="0.3"/> if we are to cooperate <pause dur="0.5"/> then we should have <kinesic desc="indicates point on transparency" iterated="n"/> normative theories <pause dur="0.8"/> according to which we can cooperate

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