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Azusa Shibata Last modified date:2022.08.12

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 six 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. Practice and research of Japanese language classes using drama for learners with diverse backgrounds
・Elucidation of the process of transformation of learners who overcame their problems in learning Japanese and showed changes through theater activities and the factors that affected them.
・To understand, analyze, and organize the difficulties that learners experience in theater activities.
・Identifying, analyzing, and organizing difficulties felt by learners in drama activities
4. Research to clarify the experiences that promote the growth of students in the Japanese language teacher training program
5. Research to understand the actual situation of Japanese language education and inheritance for Brazilian Nikkei
6. Development of educational methods to promote the motivation to speak Japanese among young learners of Japanese descent in Brazil
Research Interests
  • Tentative of Japanese language education utilizing DX
    keyword : DX, Student-centered and personalized learning、Visualization of preparation and review
  • Japanese Language Education Through Drama for Learners with Variety Backgrounds
    keyword : Japanese Language Education,Drama,Learners with Variety Backgrounds
  • Research to Clarify the Experiences that Promote the Growth of Japanese Language Teacher Training Students
    keyword : Japanese language teacher training student,Growth,Experience
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].
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)
  • Japan Academy of Learning Disabilities (JALD)
  • Drama In Education Fukuoka
Educational Activities
1.Japanese Academic Courses (JACs), Coordinator
2.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
3.Japanese Academic Courses (JACs), Instructor
4.Japanese Language and Culture Course, Instructor
Other Educational Activities
  • 2022.05.
  • 2021.10.
  • 2020.12.
  • 2018.06.
  • 2018.04.
  • 2018.04.
  • 2018.04.
  • 2015.04.
  • 2013.04.
  • 2011.04.
  • 2011.04.
  • 2001.02.
  • 1997.04.