Assistant Professor of Japanese and Director of the Japanese Language Program
Ph.D., Carnegie-Mellon University
Field of Specialty
-Vocabulary acquisition in Japanese as a foreign language
-Kanji acquisition for students with alphabet-language backgrounds
-Using strategies for reading Japanese as a foreign language
Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for the Humanities 116
My Research focuses on reading in a foreign language using various strategies, and on exploring Japanese language teachers' thoughts about and practices in teaching Kanji and identifying the underlying factors in Kanji acquisition for learners with alphabet-language backgrounds.
Fujiwara, Hisae. "Teaching Japanese: Broadening Horizons through Learning Languages." Rev. of Nihongo o Oshieru: Kotoba wa Sekai wo Hirogeru, by Noriko Hirota. Journal of the Association of Teachers of Japanese. Japanese Language and Literature vol. 45 of 1 2011: 119-122.
|JAPN||120a||Topics in Contemporary Japanese Culture and Society|
|JAPN||120b||Readings in Modern Japanese Literature|