Robyn Spence-Brown

Dr

Accepting PhD Students

19982018
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Research Output 1998 2018

1998

The Real World and the Language Tester: Considerations of Authenticity and Interactiveness in the Design and Assessment of Language Tests

Spence-Brown, R., 1998, Development of Spot (Simple Performance-Oriented Test) For the Purpose of Placing Japanese Language Students. Tsukuba Japan: University of Tsukuba, p. 64 - 78 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Other

The Usefulness of SPOT As A Placement Test For Intermediate and Advanced Learners with Japan Experience

Spence-Brown, R., 1998, Development of SPOT For The Purpose of Placing Japanese Language Students. Tsukuba Japan: University of Tsukuba, p. 79 - 87 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Other

1999

Oosutoraria, Meruborun no haisukuru de oshieru nihongo kyoshi no shokugyo networaku ni tsuite

Spence-Brown, R., 1999, Nihongo kyoiku ni okeru kyojusha no kodo netwowaku ni kansuru chosa kenkyu. Tokyo Japan: Nihongo kyoiku gakkai, p. 119 - 132 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Other

2001

The eye of the beholder: Authenticity in an embedded assessment task

Spence-Brown, R. L., 2001, In : Language Testing. 18, 4, p. 463 - 481 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The symbiosis of Japanese studies and Japanese language teaching: a language teaching perspective

Spence-Brown, R. L., 2001, In : Japanese Studies. 21, 1, p. 77 - 83 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2003

Learning from contact situations: individual differences in the framing of a performance activity

Spence-Brown, R. L., 2003, Nihongo kyooiku to sesshoku bamen (Contact situations and Japanese Language Education).. Miyazaki, S. & Marriott, H. (eds.). 1 ed. Tokyo Japan: Meiji Shoin, p. 271 - 290 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

2004

Monash University

Mouer, R. E. & Spence-Brown, R. L., 2004, p. 82 - 87. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOtherOther

2006

Japanese language education for young learners in Australia: the theory and practice of Japanese language education in primary and lower secondary schools

Spence-Brown, R. L. & Hagino, S., 2006, In : Nihongo Kyoiku. 128, 128, p. 46 - 58 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2007

Learner motivation and engagement in a pedagogic and assessment task: insights from activity theory

Spence-Brown, R. L., 2007, Learning Discourses and the Discourses of Learning. Marriott, H., Moore, T. & Spence-Brown, R. (eds.). Clayton Vic Australia: Monash University ePress, p. 12.1 - 12.15 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Learning Discourses and the Discourses of Learning

Marriott, H. E., Moore, T. J. & Spence-Brown, R. L., 2007, Clayton Vic Australia: Monash University ePress.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited BookOther

2009

An embedded problem: issues in the use of a pedagogic task for assessment

Spence-Brown, R. L., 2009, Tasks and Criteria in Performance Assessment. Brown, A. & Hill, K. (eds.). Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang Publishing, p. 75 - 89 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Jisshakai e no kakehashi

Pasfield-Neofitou, S. E., Morofushi, M. & Spence-Brown, R. L., 2009, Gakushuusha shutai no nihongo kyooiku - New Pedagogies for learner agency: Japanese Language Education Research and Practice in Australia. Thomson, C. K. (ed.). Tokyo Japan: Coco Shuppan, p. 143 - 160 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

2010

The Current State of Japanese Language Education in Australian Schools

Spence-Brown, R. L. & Kretser, A. D., 2010, Vic: Education Services Australia Ltd. 83 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned ReportResearch

2012

Implementing social networking in a higher education language course: interaction and assessment in conflict

Pasfield-Neofitou, S. E., Spence-Brown, R. L., Koshiba, M. & Clerehan, R. A., 2012, Effectively Implementing Information Communication Technology in Higher Education. Peterson, J., Lee, O., Islam, T. & Piscioneri, M. (eds.). New York: Nova Science Publishers, p. 201 - 217 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Other

Introduction

Spence-Brown, R. & Thomson, C. K., 1 Dec 2012, In : Japanese Studies. 32, 3, p. 315-316 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialResearchpeer-review

2014

On rocky ground: monolingual educational structures and Japanese language education in Australia

Spence-Brown, R., 2014, Dynamic Ecologies: A Relational Perspective on Languages Education in the Asia-Pacific Region. Murray, N. & Scarino, A. (eds.). Netherlands: Springer, p. 183 - 198 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

2018

Assessing writing ability in a foreign language at secondary school variation in performance on a communicative writing task

Iwashita, N. & Spence-Brown, R., 12 Oct 2018, In : Australian Review of Applied Linguistics. 41, 1, p. 28-60 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review