Akiko Nagao

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Akiko Nagao
Ryukoku University
Faculty of International Studies, Department of Global Studies
Job title
Ph.D.(Kumamoto University), M.A.(The University of Adelaide), M.A.(Nagoya University of Foreign Studies)
Research funding number

Research Areas

  • Linguistics / Linguistics / SFL genre-based approach of teaching and learning (EFL writing), L2 writing

Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2016
Lecturer, Ryukoku University Faculty of International Studies Department of Global Studies
Apr 2015
Apr 2016
Adjunct Lecturer, The Faculty of Biology-Oriented Science and Technology, Kinki University
Apr 2012
Mar 2015
“Shokutaku” Full-Time English Language Instructor, Ritsumeikan University
Apr 2011
Mar 2012
Adjunct Lecturer, Kagawa University, Center for Research and Educational Development in Higher Education
Apr 2010
Mar 2011
A part-time Lecturer (English), Kokushikan University


Apr 2013
Apr 2016
Division of Cultural Sciences Doctoral Course (Doctor of Literature), Graduate School of Social and Cultural Science, Kumamoto University, Graduate School
Feb 2007
Jul 2008
School of Humanities, Discipline of Linguistics (M.A.), University of Adelaide, Graduate School
Apr 2004
Mar 2006
English Communication and Education Studies (M.A.), Graduate school of International Studies, Nagoya University of Foreign Studies
Feb 2003
Dec 2003
Bachelor of Arts in Education, The University of Newcastle,

Awards & Honors

The International Frontiers Young Researcher's Award, Japanese Association of Qualitative Psychology
平成26年度社会文化科学研究科国際奨学事業, Kumamoto Univeristy

Published Papers

Akiko Nagao
The Journal of AsiaTEFL   16(3) 927-943   Sep 2019   [Refereed]
This study used a genre-based approach within a systemic functional linguistics (SFL) framework to assess the development of English learners' understanding of the discussion genre. Fifty-two undergraduates participated in a semester-long course, ...
Akiko Nagao
Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education   4(6)    May 2019   [Refereed]
Akiko Nagao
IAFOR Journal of Language Learning   4(1) 93-108   Apr 2019   [Refereed]
Akiko Nagao, Chen Ching-Chang, Julian Pigott
龍谷大学学修支援・教育開発センター2017年度自己応募研究プロジェクト報告書   31-34   Oct 2018
L2 Learners’ Metacognition and Development of Higher-Level Cognitive Strategies: Assessing Reading Strategy Portfolios
Masaki Nishijo, Akiko Nagao, Takeshi Kamijo
Language Education and Technology   55 277-299   Jul 2018   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

Exploring the teaching and learning cycle of L2 writing classes in Japan
Akiko Nagao
55th RELC International Conference - Sustainable Language Education: Standards, Strategies and Systems   16 Mar 2020   
アカデミックリテラシーの主要な枠組みとケーススタディ: 今後の大学英語教育におけるEAP研究についての考察
Takeshi Kamijo, Akiko Nagao, Masaki Nishijo
JACET Kansai Chapter 2019 Conference   16 Nov 2019   
Teaching and Learning Cycle in Writing Classrooms
Akiko Nagao
JALT2019 Conference   2 Nov 2019   
What is ‘the teaching and learning cycle (TLC)’ ?
Akiko Nagao
SSU3 (Situating Strategy Use 3) 2019   15 Oct 2019   
Evaluating a genre-based approach to teaching EFL writing to undergraduate students in Japan
Akiko Nagao
KOTESOL2019   13 Oct 2019   

Social Contribution

[Panelist, Organizing Member]  30 Nov 2019 - 30 Nov 2019


以下の本のChapter 6の内容を輪読担当者が説明する。疑問点等について話し合う。
pp. 133-158 “How speakers organize their message: Exploring textual meanings”

[対象の本] Butt, D...
[Organizing Member]  the Ryukoku University , Socio-Cultural Research Institute  Speaker: Dr. Peter Mickan (University of Adelaide & Adelaide Research Institute) Symposium Title: Language across the Curriculum: A Functional Linguistic Perspective  (Ryukoku University, Fukakusa Campus, Wagenkan Room B205)  12 Nov 2019 - 12 Nov 2019
Venue: Ryukoku University, Fukakusa Campus, Wagenkan Room B205
[Organizing Member]  SFL研究会・勉強会  開催日時:2019年 9月 7日(土)10:00~17:00(予定) 場所:上智大学, 四谷キャンパス, 10号館301 所在地: 〒102-8554 東京都千代田区紀尾井町7-1  7 Sep 2019 - 7 Sep 2019
JACET SIGアカデミックリテラシー研究会第2回会合, 開催日時:2019年 7月 13日(土)14:00~17:00 場所:立命館大学大阪いばらきキャンパス B棟4階 研究室B413(研究室3)
[Organizing Member]  13 Jul 2019 - 13 Jul 2019
開催日時:2019年 7月 13日(土)14:00~17:00
場所:立命館大学大阪いばらきキャンパス B棟4階 研究室B413(研究室3)
(JR茨木駅 徒歩5分/阪急南茨城駅 徒歩10分)

第1部 14:00 ~ 14:50 What makes research qualitative?
第2部 15:00 ~ 16:00 Writers' task r...
[Organizing Member]  6 Jul 2019 - 6 Jul 2019

輪読担当者:田村 彩香 先生(CETアカデミックプログラム,東北大学 大学院生)
日時:2019年7月6日(土曜日)時間: 13:00開始 17:30終了予定
開催場所:龍谷大学深草キャンパス和顔館(wagenkan) 301教室


以下の本のChapter 4の内容を輪読担当者が...