Satoko Watkins


Satoko Watkins

J-GLOBAL         Last updated: Dec 18, 2018 at 15:34
 
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Name
Satoko Watkins
URL
https://kandaeli.academia.edu/SatokoWatkins
Affiliation
Kanda University of International Studies
Section
Research Institute of Language Studies and Language Education
Job title
Principal Learning Advisor
Research funding number
90837965

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Sep 2017
 - 
Today
Principal Learning Advisor/Lecturer, Kanda University of International Studies, Chiba
 
Apr 2013
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Aug 2017
Learning Advisor/Lecturer, Kanda University of International Studies, Chiba
 
Apr 2012
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Mar 2013
Adjunct Lecturer, Ferris University, Yokohama
 
Apr 2012
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Mar 2013
Adjunct Lecturer, Bunko University, Yokohama
 

Education

 
Jan 2010
 - 
Dec 2011
M.A. in TESOL, Hawai‘i Pacific University
 

Awards & Honors

 
Jan 2010
Trustees Graduate Scholarship, Hawaii Pacific University
 

Published Papers

 
Learners' perceptions of benefits in a self-directed teletandem course: An approach to encourage EFL learners to use English outside the classroom
Satoko Watkins
Asian EFL Journal      Jul 2019   [Refereed]
Evaluating a Self-directed Language Learning Course in a Japanese University
Jo Mynard, Neil Curry, Junko Noguchi, and Watkins Satoko
International Journal of Self-Directed Learning   14(1) 17-36   Jun 2017   [Refereed]
Considerations in Developing a Peer Mentoring Programme for a Self-Access Centre
Neil Curry and Satoko Watkins
Studies in Self-Access Learning Journal   7(1) 16-29   Mar 2016   [Refereed]
Studying the impact of the SALC curriculum on learning
Satoko Watkins
Studies in Linguistics and Language Teaching   27 45-58   2016   [Refereed]
Enhanced awareness and its translation into action: A case study of one learner’s self-directed language learning experience
Satoko Watkins
Language Learning in Higher Education   5(2) 441-464   Oct 2015   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Empowering students through autonomy: How KUIS encourages life-long self-directed learning [Invited]
Satoko Watkins and Neil Curry
The 11th Annual convention of JACET Kanto Chapter   8 Jul 2018   
Learners' perceptions of benefits in a self-directed tandem course: an action research study
Satoko Watkins
Focus on Language   22 Mar 2018   
Designing and evaluating a self-directed teletandem course: Learners’ perceptions of benefits
Satoko Watkins
JALT International Conference   20 Nov 2017   
Developing and piloting an app for managing self-directed language learning: An action research approach
Jo Mynard, Satoko Watkins, Yuko Momata, Elizabeth Lammons, and Junko Noguchi
European Association for Computer-Assisted Language Learning 22nd EUROCALL conference   Aug 2015   
20 tips for running a self-access centre
Jo Mynard and Satoko Watkins
Japan Association for Language Teaching (JALT) Conference   Nov 2014   

Research Grants & Projects

 
Studying the impact of SALC curriculum on learning
Kanda University of International Studies: Research Institute of Language Studies and Language Education Project Grant
Project Year: Apr 2014 - Mar 2015    Investigator(s): Jo Mynard, Neil Curry, Junko Noguchi, and Satoko Watkins