Atsuko Marie Jeffreys

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Atsuko Marie Jeffreys
The University of Electro-Communications
Graduate School of Informatics and Engineering, School of Informatics and Engineering, Division of General Education
Job title


The present researcher's specialty is applied linguistics, specifically language acquistion. She has so far focused on teaching methods in general, and also techniques and tasks in teaching methods. Currently her interest is in extensive reseach, where she has gathered some data from her subjects, and at the same time the impact of pronunciation learning on comprehension is in her scope.

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2017
Professor, Graduate School of Informatics and Engineering, Faculty of Informatics and Engineering, Division of General Education (English), University of Electro-Communications
Apr 2016
Adjunct Instructor, Graduate School of International Studies, J.F. Oberlin University Graduate Division
Apr 2014
Mar 2017
Professor, Faculty of Informatics and Engineering, Division of General Education (English), University of Electro-Communications
Jan 2012
May 2012
Part-time Instructor, Department of Foreign Languages and Literature, University of Missouri – St. Louis
Jan 2010
Mar 2014
Adjunct Professor, English Department, ESL and Foreign Language Programs, St. Louis Community College


TESOL / Applied Linguistics, Doctor of Education Program, Temple University (Japan Campus)
TESOL / Applied Linguistics, Master of Education Program, Temple University (Japan Campus)
Department of English Language, Faculty of Foreign Languages, Sophia University
Apr 1977
Mar 1981
普通科, Aoyama Gakuin Senior High School
Sep 1978
May 1979
普通科, 普通科, Corcoran High School

Committee Memberships

Nov 1988
Mar 1995
Japan Association for Language Teaching Global Issues in Language Education N-SIG Publications Coordinator

Published Papers

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Atsuko M. Jeffreys
The Conference Proceedings of MIDTESOL: Innovation & Improvisation   2016 108-120   2017   [Refereed]
Learning with Mozart
Atsuko Ushimaru
桜美林大学大学院 『シナジー』   第6号 89-111   2008
Aptitude tests ¬— for or against?
Atsuko Ushimaru
『桜美林英語英米文学研究』   第42輯 125-135   2002
Cloze tests ¬— fixed or rational?
Atsuko Ushimaru
『桜美林英語英米文学研究』   第40輯 181-200   2000
Language learning strategies revisited
Atsuko Ushimaru
『桜美林英語英米文学研究』   第39輯 87-104   1999


Interaction, Task Variation, and Grammar Capability Development
Atsuko Ushimaru
Unpublished doctoral dissertation, TempleUniversity   217 pages   1995   [Refereed]

Books etc

One-Stop Guide to PowerPoint 2016
Atsuko Marie Jeffreys Joshua Atsushi Jeffreys PasoCollege (Part:Joint Work)
PasoCollege   2017   
足立匡行、出島有紀子、Steven Gershon、原田美知子、糸多郁子、小池一夫、松田麻利子、大越孝、大竹麻衣子、関永光彦、多々良直弘、牛丸敦子 (Part:Joint Work)
三修社   2006   
Step Oral Communication I [Revised Edition]
花本金吾、William F. O’Connor、片岡淳、牛丸敦子、河野直樹 (Part:Joint Work)
旺文社   2006   
Step English I [Revised Edition]
花本金吾、William F. O’Connor、片岡淳、牛丸敦子、河野直樹、Graham Law (Part:Joint Work)
旺文社   2006   
Step English II
花本金吾、William F. O’Connor、片岡淳、牛丸敦子、河野直樹、Graham Law (Part:Joint Work)
旺文社   2004   

Conference Activities & Talks

Look Who's Speaking English!
Atsuko M. Jeffreys
2017 Official UEC English Department Faculty Development Conference   24 Nov 2017   
Tech-Free Active Interactive Poster Sessions
Atsuko M. Jeffreys
The 43rd Annual JALT International Conference on Language Teaching/Learning   19 Nov 2017   
Rubrics: The Answer, My Friend, Is Middle of the Road
Atsuko M. Jeffreys
JACET 56th International Convention   31 Aug 2017   
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Atsuko M. Jeffreys
MIDTESOL 2016 Annual Conference   1 Oct 2016   
An Investigation into Japanese University Students' Vocabulary Size in English Using VST
Atsuko M. Jeffreys
JACET 55th International Convention   3 Sep 2016   

Teaching Experience