IINO, Masakazu

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IINO, Masakazu
Waseda University
Faculty of International Research and Education School of International Liberal Studies
Job title
Ph.D.(University of Pennsylvania), MS(University of Pennsylvania)
Research funding number

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

California State University, Los Angeles, Assistant Professor
Obirin University, Associate Professor
Rikkyo University, part-time lecturer

Published Papers

Going Beyond EMI: Plurilingual-Multicultural Education as an LPP mechanism
Masakazu Iino
Waseda Working Papers in ELF (English as a Lingua Franca)   Vol. 8 85-92   Sep 2019   [Refereed]
An Exploration into Changes of Students’ Attitudes Towards ELF in EMI and Business People’s Attitudinal Differences Towards the use of ELF and its Implications for English Language Teaching
33(1) 1-20   Mar 2019
How Does 'Globalism' Affect Japanese English Education and Should It?
Masakazu Iino
The JASEC Bulletin   27(1) 127-129   Dec 2018   [Refereed]
Fro m Academic to Business Settings: Changes of Attitudes towards and Opinions about ELF
Mayu Konakahara, Kumiko Murata, Masakazu Iino
Waseda Working Papers in ELF   6 129-147   Sep 2017   [Refereed]
Dynamics of ELF communication in an English-medium academic context in Japan: From EFL learners to ELF users
Iino, Masakazu; Murata, Kumiko; Murata, Kumiko
Exploring ELF in Japanese Academic and Business Contexts: Conceptualization, Research and Pedagogic Implications   111-131   Jul 2015

Books etc

"EMI (English-mdium instruction) in Japanese higher education" in English-Medium Instructoin from an English as a Lingua Franca Perspective: Exploring the higher education context
Masakazu Iino in (ed.) Kumiko Murata (Part:Contributor)
Routledge   2019   ISBN:978-0-815-39517-1
Realities of EMI Practices among Multilingual Students in a Japanese University
Kumiko Murata, Masakazu Iino, and Mayu Konakahara (Part:Contributor)
Routledge   2019   ISBN:978-1-138-57053-5
EMI in higher education: An ELF perspective in The Routledge Handbook of English as a Lingua Franca
Jennifer Jenkins, Will Baker and Martin Dewey
Routledge   Jan 2018   ISBN:978-1-138-85532-8
Gaikokujin ryugakusei no ukeire to sasutinaburu shakai no jitsugen: gengo seisaku no shiten kara in (eds.) Miyazaki, S. and Sugino, T., Gurobaruka to gengo seisaku
Iino, Masakazu (Part:Contributor)
Akashi shoten   Oct 2017   ISBN:978-4-7503-4579-6
Global Leadership Training for High School Students in Japan: Are Global Leadership Competencies Trainable, Universal, and Measurable?
Yuko Goto Butler and Masakazu Iino (Part:Joint Work)
Springer   Jan 2017   ISBN:978-981-10-1671-4

Conference Activities & Talks

Fairness in College Entrance Exams in Japan and the Planned Use of External Tests in English
Yuko Goto Butler and Masakazu Iino
The 6th Annual International Conference of the Asian Association for Language Assessment   18 Oct 2019   AALA
Changing Society, Changing Language [Invited]
Masakazu Iino
29 Sep 2019   
Language Policy and practice in Japanese higher education from an ELF (English as a lingua franca) perspective
Masakazu Iino
LPP )(Language Policy and Planning) conference 2019   22 Aug 2019   University of Toronto
Implementing ELF-informed language policy in Japanese higher education
Masakazu Iino
Asia TEFL 2019   Jun 2019   
Going Beyond EMI: Plurilingual-Multicultural Education from an ELF Perspective
Masakazu Iino
The 8th Waseda ELF International Workshop and Symposium   28 Jan 2019   


Research on the language maintenance efforts in the Los Angeles area
Research on the linguistic and cultural presentation in a homestay program
1992 - 1995

Research Grants & Projects

Research on the realities of the use of ELF in multilingual business settings and implications for the development of global human resources
Project Year: Apr 2019 - Mar 2023
Investing influences of study-abroad experiences on language learning and intercultural understanding in EMI programs
Project Year: Apr 2013 - Mar 2017
This study investigated the influence of study abroad experiences on the Japanese students who were dispatched to the EMI (English medium instruction) programs in non-English speaking countries/regions, in term of their development of linguistic a...
The Six-Nation Education Research Project
Project Year: 2000 - 2002
An investigation of the influence of study-abroad experiences on language learning and language attitudes in different sociolinguistic contexts
This study investigated the influence of study-abroad experiences on language learning and language attitudes in different sociolinguistic contexts. It was suggested that the Japanese undergraduate students participated in this study, being aware ...
Language Policy in a Multilingual Society-inquiries on English use in Malaysia
In 2003, English was introduced as the medium of instruction for Science and Mathematics at all levels in Malaysia. The research presented here investigated this recent change, and examined issues that teachers and students are currently facing du...

Social Contribution

Toward a tolelant society for multilingualism
[Interviewee]  Asahi Shinbun  (p. 16, 20181121)  Nov 2018 - Nov 2018