International virtual exchange for Japanese language learners
Japanese food, culture, and society
Critical content-based instruction
Computer-assisted language learning
BIJ in Minamisanriku – digital archive for service activities
Ed.D., Baylor University
M.S., Baylor University
B.A., Baylor University
Introductory Japanese (JPN 1301)
Elementary Japanese (JPN 1302)
Intermediate Japanese (JPN 2310)
Exploring Japan (JPN 2320)
Advanced Japanese I (JPN 3301)
Japanese Culture through Reading (JPN 3302)
Japanese Conversation and Composition (JPN 3303)
Japanese Civilization (JPN 3304)
American Association of Teachers of Japanese Teaching Award
Texas Foreign Language Association Teachers of the Year for College/University
Baylor Outstanding Faculty
Baylor Fellows Academy for Teaching and Learning, 2018-2019
"Higashinihon daishinsai no hisaichi deno nichibei no daigakusei niyoru kokusaikyousyu purojekuto [Collaborative International Learning Project Involving Japanese and American University Students in a Community Hit by the East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami]." In Gengokyoikujissen: Ima x Koko [Practices in Language Deducation: Now x Here]. (Tokyo: Koko Publishing, forthcoming). Co-authored with Kaori Shimasaki and Rumi Watanabe.
"Chapter 6: Home Visit and Homestay." In Challenge: Multicultural Experiential Learning Workbook. A. Murata, K. Nakayama, T. Fujiwara, and T. Morishige, eds. (Osaka: Nakanishiya Publishing, 2019).
"Hokubei no daigakusei no nihontaiken puroguramu o tsuujita manabi: Tohokuhisaichishisatsu shienkatudou o chuchin ni. [Experiential Learning in Japan: The Community Service Experience of North American Students in Tohoku]." In Daigaku ni okeru tabunkataikengakusyuu heno chosen – kaigai to kokunai o tunagu manabi to hurikaeri. [Promoting Multicultural Experiential Learning in Higher Education: Visualizing Multicultural Learning in and beyond Japan]. Murata, A., ed. (Osaki: Nakanishiya Publishing, 2018): 152-169. Co-authored with Yayoi Takeuchi.
"Active Report on Community-Based Experience and Service through Intensive Japanese Study Abroad Program: The Possibility of Raising Students' Social Service Awareness." Proceedings of the 23rd Princeton Japanese Pedagogy Forum: World Peace, Thoughtfulness, Respect and Language Education: What Can Japanese Language Education Contribute? (New Jersey: Department of East Asian Studies, Princeton University, 2017): 259-270. Co-authored with Yayoi Takeuchi.