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Hideko Shimizu

Hideko Shimizu
257 Buttrick Hall
615-322-7306
hideko.shimizu@vanderbilt.edu

Senior Lecturer in Japanese
Japanese Language Program Coordinator

Dr. Shimizu holds a Ph.D.in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis on Japanese language pedagogy from the University of Denver. She has long experience teaching all levels of Japanese language and a range of other courses in Japanese culture, including kanji in Japanese orthography, Business Japanese, second language teaching methods and pedagogy, language & Japanese society, and Contemporary Japan. Her research interests are on attitudes toward teaching and learning vocabulary and kanji, second language acquisition, and social networking approach in Japanese and foreign language education.

Selected publication

Shimizu, H. (2017). Social Networking Approach and Japanese language education research conference report for Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.

Shimizu, H. (2015) My experience after the World War ll. Tokyo: Sannox

Shimizu, H. (2013) Assessment of Learner Autonomy Through a Cyberspace Project. In:Kondo-Brown, K., Brown, J. D. & Tominaga, W. (Eds.).(2013). Practical assessment tools

     for college Japanese. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i, National Foreign Language Resource

    Center: http://hdl.handle.net/10125/14569

Shimizu, H. (2010). Practical Kanji pedagogy for Japanese language teachers. Hamakawa, Y.

      (Eds.) Ch.2. Kanji education for children studying abroad. (pp.12-29) Kuroshio

       publications.

Mori, Y., & Shimizu, H. (2007). Japanese Language Students' Attitudes toward Kanji and their

      Perceptions on Kanji Learning Strategies. Foreign Language Annals. Vol. 40, No.3 Fall

      2007; 472-490

Mori, Y., & Shimizu, H. (2007). Japanese Language Students' Attitudes toward Kanji

     and their Perceptions on Kanji Learning Strategies. Foreign Language Annals. Vol.

     40, No.3 Fall 2007; 472-490

Mori, Y., Sato, K., & Shimizu, H. (2007).  Japanese language Students’ perceptions

      on kanji learning and their relationship to novel kanji word learning

      ability.  ]Language Learning. 57:1. March 2007; pp57-85

Shimizu, H. and Green, K. (2002). Japanese Language Educators’ Strategies for and Attitudes Toward Teaching Kanji. Modern Language Journal. Vol. 86 Summer