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Yuka Kumagai

Master Lecturer

Contact Information
E-mail: kumagai@usc.edu
Phone: (213) 740-3704
Office: THH 356A

 

Education

M.A. Japanese, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 8/1995
 

Academic Appointment, Affiliation, and Employment History

Lecturer, University of Southern California, 1998-2011  
Part time Lecturer, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1996-1997   
Lecturer, Indiana University Bloomington, 06/1996-08/1996  
 

Description of Research

Summary Statement of Research Interests

Japanese-Language Pedagogy on how to improve skills of learners in advanced level
 
 

Service to the University

Committees

Member, the Faculty Tenure and Privileges Appeals Committee, 2009-2010   
Member, EALC NTTF evaluation committee, 2008-2009   
Member, the Faculty Tenure and Privileges Appeals Committee, 2008-2009   
Member, the Faculty Tenure and Privileges Appeals Committee, 2007-2008   
 

Other Service to the University

Advisor, USC Japanese Students Association (1998 - current), 1998-2010  
 

Service to the Profession

Conferences Organized

Organizer, USC Workshop for Teachers of Japanese, USC THH, Assessment-What, Why and How?, Spring 2011   
Organizer, USC Workshop for Teachers of Japanese, USC THH, Standards revisited, Spring 2010   
Organizer, USC Workshop for Teachers of Japanese, USC THH, Japanese Language Learning through Podcasting: Practice Based On Sociocultural Approach , Spring 2008   
Organizer, 2nd Japanese Language Workshop at USC, USC THH, The hands-on workshop on software "Language Partner" inviting the lecturer Masashi Kato from University of Washington. 20 participants from colleges and universities in Southern California., Spring 2007   
Organizer, USC Workshop for Teachers of Japanese, USC THH, The instructional use of digital video clips of naturalistic interactions , Spring 2005   
 

Professional Memberships

American Council of Teaching Foreign Languages - ACTFL, 2009-  
Teachers of Japanese in Southern California, 1998-  
Association for Teachers of Japanese, 1994-  
 
 
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