Joy Taniguchi

J-GLOBAL         Last updated: Aug 20, 2019 at 17:26
Joy Taniguchi
Shizuoka Institute of Science and Technology
Faculty of Humanities and Social SciencesDepartment of Humanities and Social Sciences

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2019
Associate Professor, Faculty of Infomatics, Shizuoka Institute of Science and Technology


Apr 2008
Mar 2017
Language and Information Sciences, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo

Published Papers

A qualitative approach to language of your bilingual children
Joy Taniguchi
KLA Journal   5 14-24   May 2019   [Refereed]
Difficulties with Academic Writing —Perspectives from International Students
Joy Taniguchi, Masaaki Taniguchi
Bulletin of Shizuoka Sangyo University, Faculty of Communications and Informatics,   21 31-44   Mar 2019   [Refereed]
English Literacy Retention in Japanese Returnee Siblings
Joy Taniguchi
The University of Tokyo      Mar 2017
History of the Japanese Elementary Schools for Returnee Children
Joy Taniguchi, Masaaki Taniguchi
Bulletin of Shizuoka Sangyo University   18    Mar 2016   [Refereed]
The Japanese journal of language in society   17(1) 77-84   Sep 2014
The present paper investigates literacy retention in six bilingual children (three sibling pairs) who lived with their family in a foreign country and have returned to Japan. While these children have developed second language skills, it is known ...


Miyatake Aiko, Tomozawa Akie, Mulvey Nahoko, Suzuki Takao, Kato Mahoko, McPherson Tanaka Naemi, Lauwereyns Sakurai Shizuka, Ono Keiko, Hakuto Hiromi, Douglas Masako, Majima Junko, Taniguchi Joy, Sakurai Chiho, Tachibana Yuki, Sasaki Michiko, Nakajima Kazuko
母語・継承語・バイリンガル教育(MHB)研究   6 121-131   Mar 2010

Books etc

Changing Roles of Foreign Language Teaching/Learning in the Context of Globalization in Japan
Joy Taniguchi (Part:Joint Work, p.55-p.77)
MAYA Consortium   Apr 2014   
Meet Japanese Dramas
Joy Taniguchi (Part:Joint Work)
Darakwon   Feb 2007   
New Darakwon Japanese Step 6
Joy Taniguchi (Part:Joint Work, Dialogue, Explanation)
Darakwon   Feb 2004   

Conference Activities & Talks

A qualitative approach to young Japanese children’s biliteracy practice
Joy Taniguchi
Japan Association for Language Learning and Technology, Methodology SIG   29 Jun 2019   
The Importance and Challenges of Qualitative Research on the Language of Children in Multilingual Environments: Reevaluation of Deviations
The 40th Intercultural Education Society in Japan   9 Jun 2019   
Problems in Teaching Japanese Academic Writing with Emphasis on "Dialogue"-From the Viewpoint of International Students from Non-Kanji Areas [Invited]
Joy Taniguchi
The 4th Angkor Wat International Japanese Language Education Seminar   8 Dec 2018   
Difficulties with Academic Writing —Perspectives from International Students
Joy Taniguchi
15th International Research Roundtable in Malaysia for Japanese Language Education   6 Oct 2018   
Biliteracy as a First Language
Joy Taniguchi
15th Research Roundtable for Bilingualism as a First Language   21 May 2017   

Research Grants & Projects

Japanese as a Heritage Language in Overseas Smalls-scale and Self-help Groups
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aids for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): Joy Taniguchi
Research on sales promotion of Japanese Matcha in China and Thailand
Fujinokuni Consortium: Joint Research Support Project
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Ka Reika
Student-centered language activities in the English Learning Lounge
Shizuoka Eiwa Gakuin University: Joint Research Support Project
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Joy Taniguchi
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aids for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Masaaki Taniguchi
Total support for English learning in English Learning Lounge
Shizuoka Eiwa Gakuin University: The Global Education Project
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2016    Investigator(s): Joy Taniguchi


Oct 2012   Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholar
Conducted research in Melbourne Graduate School of Education as a Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholar