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Azusa Shibata Last modified date:2024.02.13

Associate Professor / The International Student Center

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Academic Degree
Ph.D. (Academic, Kyushu University)
Country of degree conferring institution (Overseas)
Field of Specialization
Japanese Language Education
Total Priod of education and research career in the foreign country
Outline Activities
I have been teaching Japanese since the late 90's and have been engaged in education and research activities mainly on the following seven points.
1. Plan and implement classes that are best suited to individual learners and classes.
2. Development of teaching methods and materials that enable learners to improve their Japanese language skills and achieve their learning goals.
3. Educational activities aimed at promoting the use of Japanese-language books by level and encouraging their utilization.
4. Establishment of Kanji autonomous learning support system using digital transformation (DX)
5. Practice and research of Japanese language classes using drama for learners with diverse backgrounds
6. Research to clarify the experiences that promote the growth of students in the Japanese language teacher training program
7. Research to understand the actual situation of Japanese language education and inheritance for Brazilian Nikkei
8. Development of educational methods to promote the motivation to speak Japanese among young learners of Japanese descent in Brazil
Research Interests
  • Japanese Language Education Through Drama for Learners with Variety Backgrounds
    keyword : Japanese Language Education,Drama,Learners with Variety Backgrounds
  • Educational activities aimed at promoting the use of Japanese-language books by level and encouraging their utilization.
    keyword : Japanese books by level, Extensive reading, Utilization, Promotion, Book club
  • Research to Clarify the Experiences that Promote the Growth of Japanese Language Teacher Training Students
    keyword : Japanese language teacher training student,Growth,Experience
  • Tentative of Japanese language education utilizing DX
    keyword : DX, Student-centered and personalized learning、Visualization of preparation and review
Academic Activities
1. Educational Effects of Creating Kansai Dialect Plays in Japanese Language Learning:Through Trajectory Equifinality Modeling(TEM) Analysis of the Process of Changes Seen in Four International Students, [URL].
1. Azusa Shibata, Creating Plays with International Students and Japanese Volunteers in a Japanese Language Class: Difficulties Felt by the Learners and the Effective Support of Other Participants in Response, Drama in Education Days Online 2023, 2023.09.
Membership in Academic Society
  • The Society for Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language
  • International Association of Performing Language
  • the Canadian Association for Japanese Language Education (CAJLE)
  • Information Processing Society of Japan
  • Japan Academy of Learning Disabilities (JALD)
  • Drama In Education Fukuoka
Educational Activities
・Japanese Training Courses (JTCs) Ito & Hospital Campus, Coordinator
・The teacher in charge of the Japanese Language Education for those in the Undergraduate International Program in English (IUPE) at the Faculties of Engineering and Agriculture
・Japanese Academic Courses (JACs), Instructor
・Japanese Language and Culture Course, Instructor
Other Educational Activities
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  • 2022.05.
  • 2021.10.
  • 2020.12.
  • 2018.06.
  • 2018.04.
  • 2018.04.
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  • 2015.04.
  • 2013.09.
  • 2013.04.
  • 2011.04.
  • 2011.04.
  • 2001.02.
  • 1997.04.