Academics

Lecturer Introductions

Teaching staff profiles

Mr. Yoshiro Asayama

Mr. Yoshiro Asayama

Specialty: Japanese language, Linguistics, Chinese literature
M.A. (Literature), Sophia University
Professor, Department of Interdisciplinary Studies, Faculty of International Liberal Arts, Dokkyo University
Foreign Language Research Committee Chairperson
Mr. Asayama teaches primarily the Japanese language teacher training course, Japanese language teaching, semantics (Japanese language), as well as lecturing in languages and cultures, and Japanese language pedagogy (Graduate School).

 

Dr. Yukari Nohara

Specialty:Japanese language teaching, Second language oral assessment, Studies on language use and evaluation
Ph.D. (Applied Linguistics), Ochanomizu University
Associate Professor, Department of Interdisciplinary Studies, Faculty of International Liberal Arts, Dokkyo University Coordinator for The Japanese Language Courses
Dr. Nohara teaches Japanese language and the Japanese language teacher training course, Japanese language pedagogy and Sociolinguistics.

Ms. Makiko Ezoe

Ms. Noriko Fukuda

<Specialty> Japanese language teaching, Cross-cultural education

Mr. Mamoru Ikuta

Specialty: Linguistics, Japanese language teaching, cross-cultural communications
Background: M.A. (Sociology), Keio University
After obtaining a master’s degree, Mr. Ikuta taught Japanese language in Pakistan and Thailand (three years each), and in the USA (two years).
Mr. Ikuta currently teaches Japanese language, language pedagogy, linguistics and cross-cultural communications at Dokkyo University, and at the Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Institute and the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies.

Ms. Masako Iwasawa

Specialty: Japanese language teaching
Ms. Iwasawa currently teaches Japanese language and communication studies primarily at Dokkyo University.

Ms. Chikako Katsura

Dr. Atsuko Kitamura

Specialty: Japanese language teaching, modern Japanese cultural relations
Background: Ph.D. (International Cultural Studies), Yokohama City University
Dr. Kitamura has taught Japanese language in Japan and overseas (China and Germany). Dr. Kitamura currently teaches Japanese language and other subjects primarily in Dokkyo University.

Mr. Shinji Koyama

Specialty: Japanese language teaching, Cross-cultural communications

Ms. Kyoko Ishizuka

Ms. Keiko Sakatani

Specialty: Japanese language teaching
Background: M.A. (TESOL), Oklahoma City University
Extended Specialized Japanese Teacher Training Course, the National Institute for Japanese Language
Ms. Sakatani has taught at the University of California, Berkeley, in the USA, as well as at other institutions.
Ms. Sakatani teaches Japanese language to international students covering a wide range of language levels, from beginner to advanced, at several universities in Japan.

Ms. Akiko Takeda

Specialty: Japanese language teaching, Japanese script, vocabulary learning

Ms. Yuriko Ishida

Specialty: Japanese language teaching

Ms.Tomoko Maruyama

Specialty: Japanese language teaching

Ms. Sayoko Kojima

Specialty: Japanese language teaching, Teaching methodology