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JUNHAI GUO Last modified date:2019.04.25



Graduate School
Undergraduate School
Administration Post
Other


Academic Degree
Ph.D.(National University of Singapore)
Field of Specialization
Second Language Learning(Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language), Bilingualism and Language Policy
Outline Activities
【Teaching】
◎Postgraduate Education: Lectures & thesis examination
◎School of Interdisciplinary Science and Innovation:Cutting Across Study Areas
◎General Education for undergraduates: ◎General Education for undergraduates: Japanese Language Courses
◎International Education
⦿JLCC(Japanese Language and Culture Course):Program Coordinator  
⦿Japanese Language Courses offered at the International Student Center for foreign students

【Research】
1) Individual differences in second language acquisition, 2) Communication and formation of communities by immigrants and local residents and community leader education(co-researcher), 3) Bilingual policy and mother tongue education in Singapore, 4) Kanji learning for both Kanji users and non-Kanji users
Research
Research Interests
  • Mother tongue maintenance and foreign language teaching: learn from Singapore
    keyword : Singapore, bilingualism, language policy, mother tongue maintenance,foreign language teaching
    2017.04~2019.03Teaching and learning of Japanese in Singapore: a historical study.
  • Teaching and learning of Japanese in Singapore: a historical study
    keyword : Japanese language teaching
    2007.12Teaching and learning of Japanese in Singapore: a historical study.
  • Individual differences in second language learning
    keyword : Individual differences,second language learning, Japanese language
    2002.04Individual differences in second language learning.
  • Japanese Language Popularization under Japanese Occupation
    keyword : Japanese Language Popularization, Radio and Massmedia
    2007.04~2008.12.
  • Teaching and learning of Japanese in Singapore: A historical study
    keyword : Singapore, teaching and learning of Japanese
    2009.04~2012.03Teaching and learning of Japanese in Singapore: a historical study.
  • Motivation of learning Japanese Language
    keyword : Motivation , Japanese Language
    2009.04~2012.03.
  • Kanji Teaching for Kanji and non-kanji background learners of Japanese
    keyword : Kanji taching, Learners of Japanese, Kanji and non-kanji background learners
    2008.04~2012.03.
  • Japanese Language Teaching, community and communication
    keyword : Japanese Language Teaching, community and communication
    2008.04~2014.03.
  • Language Policy and Mother Tongue Education in Singapore
    keyword : Bilingual education, mother tongue, language policy and immigration policy
    2014.04~2017.03.
  • Multilanguage education in a multilingual and multicultural context
    keyword : Multi language education, multilingual, multicultural contexts, language policy
    2012.04~2017.03.
Academic Activities
Books
1. JUNHAI GUO, Teow, S. H., Lydia, N. Yu Jose., Ricardo, T. Jose and Yoshimura, M.(Eds.,), Popularizing Japanese Language during the Japanese Occupation of Singapore, 1942-1945: An Analysis of the Nippon-Go Lesson Columns in the Syonan Times, In Teow, S. H., Lydia, N. Yu Jose., Ricardo, T. Jose and Yoshimura, M.(Eds.,) "Japan and Southeast Asia: Continuity and Change in Modern Times"., Ateneo de Manila University Press, 2013.07.
2. Okumura. M., Guo. J. H. and Koda, Y. 2006. Dynamics of Languages in a Multi-ethnic Society. Tokyo: Hituzi Shobo..
3. Guo, J. H., Teaching and Learning Japanese in Singapore. In Y. H. Tsu (ed.) Japan and Singapore: A multidisciplinary approach., Singapore: McGraw-Hill Education (Asia), 319 ページ, 2006.06.
4. Okita, Y. and Guo, J. H., Learning of Japanese Kanji Character by Bilingual and Monolingual Chinese Speakers. In J. Cenoz & B. H. U. Jessner (Eds.), Looking Beyond Second Language Acquisition: Studies in Tri-and Multilingualism., Germany: Stauffenburg Publisher, pp. 63-74, 2001.09.
Papers
1. Singapore's Immigration Policy: A focus on "The White Paper" Debate.
Presentations
1. Language policy and community building in a multicultural society: learn from Singapore.
2. Guo, J. H., Popularizing Japanese language during the Japanese occupation of Singapore 1942-1945: An analysis of the Nippon-Go Lesson columns in the Syonan Times., The 21st Conference of the International Association of Historians of Asia (IAHA), 2010.06.
3. Guo, J. H., What the media had taught? Japanese language popularization in Singapore under the Japanese rule 1942-1945, The 3rd CLS International Conference(CLaSIC 2008) on "Media in Foreign Language Teaching and Learning", 2008.12.
4. Guo, J. H., Japanese language teaching in Singapore during the Japanese occupation, 1942-1945, The 15th Biennial Conference on Japanese Studies, 2007.07.
5. Guo, J. H. and Quan, J. J, Attitudes and motivation of Chinese university students towards learning Japanese, CLaSIC 2006 on "Processes and Process-Orientation in Foreign Language Teaching and Learning", 2006.12.
6. Okita, Y., Guo, J. H. and Chen, L. H., The influence of Chinese knowledge on learning kanji by Chinese-Singaporean learners of Japanese, International Conference on "Current Perspectives and Future Directions in Foreign Language Teaching and Learning", 2004.12.
7. Guo, J. H., Motivation and Japanese language learning: Examining the role of expectancy of success, International Conference on "Current Perspectives and Future Directions in Foreign Language Teaching and Learning", 2004.12.
8. Okita, Y. and Guo, J. H., Learning Japanese Kanji character by bilingual Chinese Singaporean and monolingual Chinese, International Conference on the Third Language Acquisition and Trilingualism, 1999.09.
9. Okita, Y., JUNHAI GUO, Motivation to learn Japanese in a university in Singapore, The 24th Annual Congress of Applied Linguistics, 1999.09.
Membership in Academic Society
  • The Society for Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language
  • Japanese Association for Language Policy
  • The Japan Association of Comparative Culture
  • Singapore Association of Applied Linguistics
Educational
Educational Activities
【Teaching】
◎Post-graduate education: Lectures, students supervision and thesis examination (Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Global Study, PhD thesis Co-examiner)
◎General Education for Undergraduates: Japanese Language III; Seminar on Language Policy
◎International Education
⦿ATW(Asia in Today's World): Coordinator for Japanese Language Courses (~2010)
⦿JTW(Japan in Today's World): Lectures and "Independent Study Project” supervision (~2009)
⦿AsTW(ASEAN in Today's World): Chief Coordinator (curriculum development, planning, and students' supervision, etc. 2009-2014)
⦿The Career Development Program for Foreign Students from Asia--The Foreign Students' High Specialty Practice Operation (curriculum development of Business Japanese training,~2009)
⦿JLCC(Japanese Language and Culture Course):Coordinator (since Oct 2011). Responsible for program management, curriculum development, and student supervision; Courses taught includes: "Independent Study Project", "Introduction to Japanese Language and Culture", etc.
⦿Japanese Language Courses offered at the International Student Center for international students