Yuko Prefume

Yuko Prefume
Senior Lecturer in Japanese
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Research/Teaching Interests

  • 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

Education

Ed.D., Baylor University

M.S., Baylor University

B.A., Baylor University

Courses Taught at Baylor

  • 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)

Honors and Awards

  • American Association of Teachers of Japanese Teaching Award

  • Texas Foreign Language Association Teachers of the Year for College/University

  • Baylor Outstanding Faculty

  • BaylorPlus Salute

  • Baylor Fellows Academy for Teaching and Learning, 2018-2019

Selected Publications

Book Chapters

  • "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.

  • " Gengo no kabe o koeru”: Translangueging no manabiai" [Overcoming the Language Barrier: Learning from Translanguaging]." In Tayōsei ga hiraku manabi no decani: Shutaiteki・taiwateki ni tasya to manabu kyōyōkyōiku no riron to jissen [The Design of Learning through Diversity: The Theory and Practice of Liberal Arts Education for Learning with Others in a Proactive and Interactive Manner]. Satō, T. and M. Takahashi, eds. (Tokyo: Akaishi Shoten, 2020): 111-136. Co-authored with Kaori Shimasaki.
  • "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.

Journal Article

  • "Constructivism in Foreign Language Learning." Academic Exchange Quarterly. 11.1 (2007): 5-9.                                                                                                                         

Full Resume

Curriculum Vitae