KIMURA Yuzo

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Name
KIMURA Yuzo
Affiliation
University of Toyama
Section
Graduate School of Medicine and Pharmaceutical Sciences for Research, University of Toyama Graduate School of Medicine and Pharaceutical Sciences for Research
Job title
Professor
Degree
Master of Art in Education(Kobe University), Postgraduate Diplama(University of Essex(United Kingdom))

Research Interests

 
 

Research Areas

 
 

Education

 
 
 - 
1995
Graduate School, Division of Education, Kobe University
 
 
 - 
1984
Faculty of Economics, Kwansei Gakuin University
 

Awards & Honors

 
2009
The TESOL Award for International Participation at TESOL
 

Published Papers

 
Interpreting English teachers' motivation in South Korea: In view of Sociocultural Theory
Yuzo Kimura
Vygotsky Studies   9 11-28   2008
English Language Learning Motivation : Intrpreting Qualiyayive Data Situated in a classroom Task
Yuzo Kimura
Annual Review of English Language Education in Japan   (4) 71-80   2003
Language learning motivation of EFL learners in Japan : A cross-sectional analysis of various learning milieus
Yuzo Kimura, Yoshiyuki Nakata, Tomomi Okumura
JALT Journal   23(1) 47-68   2001
The Effect of English Language Teaching at Elementary Schools on Children'S Character Formation : A Pilot Study
Yuzo Kimura
JACET Bulletin   32 49-61   2000
Language Learning Motivation
Yuzo Kimura
Naruto English Studies   (12-13) 1-12   1999

Books etc

 
Investigating the English competence of students returned from overseas
『Culture and Communication』   1995   
English Language Teaching within the"Integrated Study Time"at Elementary schools in Japan.
1999   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Chu-gakkou eigo kyoshi no doukizuke: Kankoku dai 7ji kyouiku katei eigo jugyono seikou youin [A middle school English teacher’s motivation: Successful factors of English classroom under the 7th curriculum in South Korea].
Paper presented at JACET Chubu Chapter, Ishikawa, Japan.   2007   
Eigo kyoshi no douki zuke: Shitsuteki deta ni yoru Pekin shi, Kankoku Incehon shi shogakkou eigo jissen no yomitori [English teachers’ motivation: Interpreting qualitative data of English classroom at primary schools in Incheon, South Korea and Beijing・・・
Paper presented at the 33rd Annual Conference of the Japan Society of English Language Education, Ohita, Japan   2007   
Eigo kyoshi no douki zuke: Shitsuteki deta ni yoru Pekin shi, Kankoku Incehon shi shogakkou eigo jissen no yomitori [English teachers’ motivation: Interpreting qualitative data of English classroom at primary schools in Incheon, South Korea and Be...
English language teaching/learning motivation in secondary school classrooms in Beijing: Interpreting qualitative data from Sociocultural Theory.
Paper presented at the 6th Asia TEFL, Bali, Indonesia.   2008   
Language Teaching/Learning Motivation in China in View of Sociocultural Theory.
Paper presented at the the 43rd Annual TESOL Convention and Exhibit, Denver, USA   2009   
Teaching Motivation in View of Sociocultural Theory: A Case Study of an Elementary School English Teacher in South Korea
The 48th JACET Annual Convention, Hokkai Gakuen, Sapporo, Japan   2009   

Research Grants & Projects

 
Language Learning Motivation of EFL Leareners in Japan
Second language acquisition processes in the classroom based on the Socio-cognitive approach
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 2004 - 2008
Having constructed several field schools in Japan, Korea and China, I have been conducting second language acquisition research and teachers motivation research in the classroom context.