TANAKA Yusuke

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Name
TANAKA Yusuke
Nickname
handle0151200
E-mail
tanaka089toyo.jp
Affiliation
Toyo University
Section
Graduate School of Japanese Applied Linguistics
Job title
Associate Professor
Degree
Ph.D(Japanese Applied Linguistics)(Waseda University)
Research funding number
10707045

Research Areas

 
 
  • Linguistics / Japanese language education / history of education, kokugo education, teaching materials analysis, teaching materials development

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2017
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Today
Associate Professor, Center for Global Education and Exchange, Toyo University
 
Oct 2017
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Today
Project Researcher, Collaborative Research Projects, National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics
 
Mar 2019
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Apr 2019
Visiting Professor, Université de Strasbourg
 
Sep 2013
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Mar 2017
Assistant Professor, Center for Global Education and Exchange, Toyo University
 
Jun 2016
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Sep 2016
Exploratory Committee, Listening Section, Japanese Language Proficiency Test Department, Center for Japanese-Language Testing, The Japan Foundation
 
Mar 2014
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Jun 2014
Collaborated Researcher, Collaborative Research Projects, National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics
 
Apr 2013
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Aug 2013
Research Associate, Waseda University, Graduate School of Applied Linguistics
 
Apr 2013
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Aug 2013
Part-time Lecturer, Meiji University, Japanese Language Education Center
 
Sep 2011
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Mar 2013
Part-time Lecturer, Waseda University, Center for Japanese Language
 
Apr 2011
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Mar 2013
DC Fellow, Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science
 
Feb 2009
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Feb 2011
Foreign Lecturer, Fudan University, Graduate School of Foreign Languages
 

Education

 
Apr 2009
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Mar 2013
PhD in Japanese Language Education, Graduate School of Applied Linguistics, Waseda University
 
Apr 2007
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Mar 2009
Master’s Program in Japanese Language Education, Graduate School of Applied Linguistics, Waseda University
 
Apr 2003
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Mar 2007
School of Humanities and Culture, B.A. in Japanese Language and Culture, University of Tsukuba
 

Committee Memberships

 
May 2018
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Today
The Society for Historical Study on Japanese Language Education  Treasurer
 
Aug 2017
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Today
The Society for Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language  Vice Chairman of the Public Relations Committee
 
Apr 2017
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Today
Association for Language and Cultural Education  Chairperson of Editorial Committee
 
Apr 2017
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Today
The Japanese Association of Sociolinguistic Sciences  Committee Member
 
Jun 2016
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Today
Japan Association for Language Policy  member of the Public Relations Committee
 
Oct 2017
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Mar 2018
The Japanese Association of Sociolinguistic Sciences  Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee, JASS 41
 
Jul 2015
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Jun 2017
The Society for Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language  member of the Public Relations Committee
 
Oct 2014
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Association for Language and Cultural Education  member of the Annual Convention Executive Committee
 
Jul 2014
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Association for Language and Cultural Education  Director
 
Mar 2014
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Association for Language and Cultural Education  Journal Editorial Board Committee
 

Awards & Honors

 
May 2019
Encouragement Award of The Society for Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language, The Society for Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language
 
Aug 2018
Waseda University Presidential Teaching Award, Waseda University
 
Jun 2016
32nd The MASAYOSHI OHIRA Memorial Prize the Special Prize, The MASAYOSHI OHIRA Memorial Foundation
 
Mar 2009
Graduates chief representative of Graduate School of Japanese Applied Linguistics, Wasoeda University, Waseda University
 

Books etc

 
Aiming for Foreign Language Learning Connected with Other People: An Introduction and Utilization of “Standard of Foreign Language Learning"
Norikazu Tahara (Part:Contributor, Chapter 3. Standard of Japanese Language Education and “Standard of Foreign Language Learning")
SANSHUSHA Publishing Co., Ltd.   Apr 2019   ISBN:4384059272
(Advanced Japanese Textbook) Understand Japan, Understand Japanese: 24 Book Review Essays for the Best Sellers
Yusuke TANAKA, Yuichiro KAWABATA, Xiao HUI, Yue ZHANG
BONJINSHA Inc.   Feb 2019   ISBN:4893589552
Atsushi Mori (Part:Contributor, Chap.2 Analyses of Japanese Textbooks)
Asakura Publishing Co., Ltd.   Oct 2018   ISBN:425451655X
Kazunari Iwata (Part:Contributor, Chap.5 The History of Japanese Textbooks Creating Process Focused on Vocabularies)
Kurosio Publishiers   Oct 2018   ISBN:4874247814
Ikuo Kawakami (Part:Contributor, Think about the History of Japanese Education from the Story of the Parties)
Kurosio Publishiers   May 2017   ISBN:9784874247334
Atsushi Mori, Hiroyuki Yamauchi (Part:Contributor, Chap.1 The Vocabulary Syllabus Based on the Basic Integrated Textbooks)
Kurosio Publishiers   Oct 2016   ISBN:4874247156
Hideyuki Yoshioka, Hiroyuki Honda (Part:Contributor, Introduction: The Database of the Japanese Teaching Materials List)
Kurosio Publishiers   Oct 2016   ISBN:4874247164
Isao Iori, Hiroyuki Yamauchi (Part:Contributor, Chap.9 The Grammar Syllabus Based on the Basic Integrated Textbooks)
Kurosio Publishiers   Jun 2015   ISBN:487424663X
Japanese reading practice – Japan as seen from its buzzwords
Author and co-editor of Japanese reading practice – Japan as seen from its buzzwords (editor: Yusuke TANAKA, supervisor: Hideyuki YOSHIOKA) (Part:Joint Editor)
Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press (China)   2012   ISBN:B007G9N140
Japanese reading practice – Japan as seen from its buzzwords (audio edition)
Author and co-editor of Japanese reading practice – Japan as seen from its buzzwords (audio edition) (editor: Yusuke TANAKA, supervisor: Hideyuki YOSHIOKA) (Part:Joint Editor)
Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press (China)   2012   
Business Japanese (new edition), volume 3
Zhichun PANG, Jing AI, Qin DU, Yue SHEN, Yusuke TANAKA, Benming YANG (authors).Sakata Yukiko (supervisor) (Part:Joint Work)
People’s Education Press (China)   2011   ISBN:9787107234255
Reading practice: Japanese wise sayings vol. 1 (for intermediate and advanced learners)
조남성, 김의영, Yusuk TANAKA, Tomoko IITSUKA, Yuichirou KAWABATA (Part:Joint Editor)
Darakwon   2008   ISBN:9788959954049
Reading practice: Japanese wise sayings vol. 2 (for advanced learners)
조남성, 김의영, Yusuk TANAKA, Tomoko IITSUKA, Yuichirou KAWABATA (Part:Joint Editor)
Darakwon   2008   ISBN:9788959954070

Published Papers

 
Kokugo Education Living in Sentence Patterns of Japanese Education: Where Did the 59 Sentence Patterns of Post-war Basic Japanese Textbooks Came from?
TANAKA Yusuke
Monthly Journal Japanese Language Education and Research   561 42-49   Jan 2019   [Refereed]
TANAKA Yusuke, KAWABATA Yuichiro
Journal of Japanese Language Teaching   170 78-91   Aug 2018   [Refereed]
Japanese Buddhist Culture and International Exchange in China: From the Viewpoint of Japanese Education
Yusuke Tanaka
Shinran's Vegetation (A Special Issue)   139-146   Jan 2017   [Invited]
TANAKA Yusuke
Mathematical Linguistics   30(3) 155-174   Dec 2015   [Invited]
TANAKA Yusuke
Studies of Language and Cultural Education   12 198-220   Dec 2014   [Refereed]
In this paper, I clarify the relation between kokugo education in Japan and Japanese language education in China through a quantitative investigation focusing on the styles and themes of the texts that appear in jingdu (intensive reading) textbook...
Yusuke TANAKA
Journal of Japanese Language Teaching   156 60-75   Dec 2013   [Refereed]
In this paper, I summarized the argument about Japanese language education in contemporary China, focusing on what kind of people were involved, and on what kind of points they made and how. The corpus used for analysis was the academic review of ...
Yusuke TANAKA
Kokugoka Kyouiku   74 22-29   Sep 2013   [Refereed]
Aiming at getting a thorough understanding of the relationship between kokugo education in Japan and Japanese language education in China, this paper tries to unravel the roles, achievements, education contents, and issues in their practical teach...
Yusuke TANAKA
Studies of Language and Cultural Education   11 70-94   Mar 2013   [Refereed]
Yusuke TANAKA
Mathematical Linguistics   28(8) 279-295   Mar 2013   [Refereed]
This paper is to conduct a quantitative analysis of the genres, periods and themes of the texts in Japanese language textbooks used at jingdu (Intensive Reading) course at Chinese universities, whose resemblances with Japanese kokugo textbooks hav...
Yusuke TANAKA
Literacy   10 21-30   Feb 2012   [Refereed]
By drawing a comparison between textbooks, this paper analyzes the current situation of, and contemporary issues concerning the problem of “teaching Japanese language as kokugo”, which was widely discussed from the late 1970s into the 1980s with r...
Yusuke TANAKA
Japanese Studies   35 99-106   Dec 2010   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Contemporary History of Japanese Language Education Seen from Vocabulary Data: Postwar Japanese Textbooks and the Authors' Oral History [Invited]
TANAKA Yusuke
MTG of the Historical Changes Group   16 Dec 2017   The Historical Changes Group of National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics
Issues and Prospects of 'The Standard of Foreign Language Learning' of Japanese Language Education [Invited]
TANAKA Yusuke
"Foreign Language Learning Guideline" Practical Support Seminar   2 Sep 2017   
Target Decomposition and Rubric [Invited]
TANAKA Yusuke
"Foreign Language Learning Guideline" Practical Support Seminar   21 Mar 2017   
The Standard of Foreign Language Learning: History, Role and Possibility [Invited]
TANAKA Yusuke
"Foreign Language Learning Guideline" Practical Support Seminar   16 Jan 2017   
Learning and Global Society [Invited]
Yusuke Tanaka
16 Dec 2016   University of Tsukuba
TANAKA Yusuke
yutanaka   29 Oct 2016   The Japan Forum
Book review: Takashi Mikurie, Oral History [Invited]
Yusuke TANAKA
2 Oct 2016   
Yusuke TANAKA
yutanaka   11 Feb 2016   International Student Center, Hokkaido University
TANAKA Yusuke
Career seminar of Nikken   14 Jan 2016   Graduate School of Japanese Applied Linguistics (GSJAL), WASEDA University
Book review: Teruyuki Hirota, Historical Sociology of Education Discourse, University of Nagoya Press [Invited]
Yusuke TANAKA
27 Sep 2015   
An Introduction to the Methods of textbook analysis: From the Point of View of Grammar, Vocabulary and Text [Invited]
Yusuke TANAKA
6 Mar 2015   Dalian University of Foreign Languages
Book review: Tomitarou KARASAWA, A History of Textbooks [Invited]
TANAKA Yusuke
28 Sep 2014   
Yusuke TANAKA
NINJAL Research presentation - How to design a syllabus scientifically – suggestions for designing a multifaceted grammatical syllabus for Japanese language education   28 Jun 2014   
training course for Japanese language volunteers   29 Mar 2014   Tsukuba International Association, TIVONA
Yusuke TANAKA
NINJAL Collaborative Research Symposium - How to design a syllabus scientifically – suggestions for designing a multifaceted grammatical syllabus for Japanese language education,   22 Feb 2014   
Yusuke TANAKA
The 107th Symposium organized by The Association for the Study of Japanese Language and Literature   2 Jun 2013   
Yusuke TANAKA, Rina TANAKA, Saeri YAMAMOTO, Noriaki FURUYA
2013 Spring Conference organized by The Society for Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language   25 May 2013   
Yusuke TANAKA
2011 Fall Conference organized by The Society for Teaching Japanese Language as a Foreign Language   23 Oct 2011   
Contemporary history of the need theory in Japanese pedagogy - a discourse analysis of the academic journal “Japanese language education” (vol. 1 to 147)
Yusuke TANAKA
2011 International Japanese Language Education Conference   21 Aug 2011   
Development of learner-centered Japanese language teaching materials based on the diversification of learners’ needs – a query into “study” and the efficacy of the continuous feedback loop
Yusuke TANAKA
2010 Conference organized by the Beijing Center for Japanese Studies   17 Oct 2010   
Yusuke TANAKA
Fall Symposium organized by Waseda University’s Japanese Language Education Research Center   12 Sep 2009   

Misc

 
TANAKA Yusuke
Studies in the Japanese Language   14(2) 134-140   Apr 2018   [Invited]
Yusuke TANAKA
Studies of Language and Cultural Education   15 221-221   Dec 2017   [Invited]
TANAKA Yusuke
Newsletter of Japanese Association for Language Policy   (25) 8-10   Mar 2017   [Invited]
Yusuke TANAKA
The Vocabulary Syllabus with a Full Understanding of Needs (Kurosio Publishiers)      Oct 2016
Yusuke TANAKA
A New Viewpoint on the Study of Japanese Teaching Materials (Kurosio Publishiers)      Oct 2016
Excellent Library that Felt Thoughtfulness
TANAKA Yusuke
Shizuoka Shimbun      Mar 2016
6 233-234   May 2015   [Invited]
TANAKA Yusuke
“Meyasu” practice support (web), The Japan Forum      Apr 2014   [Invited]
TANAKA Yusuke
Voices (The Tokyo Foundation)      Jun 2012   [Invited]
Yusuke TANAKA
“Monthly Japanese”, January 2011 (ALC)   38-40   Jan 2011   [Invited]
Yusuke TANAKA
“Monthly Japanese”, December 2010 (ALC)   36-38   Dec 2010   [Invited]

Social Contribution

 
[Contribution]  The Japan Kanji Aptitude Testing Foundation  1 Aug 2018 - 1 Aug 2018
[Presenter]  Toyo University  (Toyo University)  22 Dec 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
[Commentator]  Inter-university Seminar for the Future of Japan  2 Dec 2017 - 2 Dec 2017
"Practical Report on the Project Work" The 7th meeting workshop
[Others]  Foreign Language Teaching Practice Forum  15 Sep 2014
[Advisor]  Foreign Language Teaching Practice Forum  2 Aug 2014
[TV or radio appearance]  China Radio International  8 Apr 2014

Teaching Experience

 
 

Research Grants & Projects

 
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant in Aid for Scientitific Research (Young researcher)
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2022    Investigator(s): TANAKA Yusuke
The Japan Foundation: Support Program for Translation and Publication on Japan
Project Year: Apr 2019 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): XU Yiping, TANAKA Yusuke
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant in Aid for Scientitific Research (Young researcher (B))
Project Year: Apr 2014 - Mar 2018    Investigator(s): Yusuke TANAKA
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant in Aid for Scientitific Research (Support for starter research activity)
Project Year: 2013 - 2014    Investigator(s): Yusuke TANAKA
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant in Aid for Scientitific Research (Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research)
Project Year: 2011 - 2013    Investigator(s): Yusuke TANAKA

Others

 
Mar 2018   Japan UAS Industrial Development Association (JUIDA) Pilot
Mar 2018   Japan UAS Industrial Development Association (JUIDA) Pilot / FSO
Jan 2018   Drone Course JUIDA Licensing Program Completion
Digital Hollywood
Jan 2018   Drone Course Entry Program Completion
Digital Hollywood
Sep 2017   Web UI/UX Designer Course Completion
Digital Hollywood
Aug 2016   Professional Development for University Academic Staff (English Medium Instruction)
Professional Development for University Academic Staff (English Medium Instruction)
Certificated by Dublin City University Language Services
Recognized by the Irish Department of Education and Science for the Teaching of English as Foreign Language
Dec 2013   Master Training Course of the Guideline of Foreign Language Learning
Mar 2007   High-school teacher license
Japanese
Mar 2007   Junior high-school teacher license
Japanese
Dec 2006   Japanese language teaching competency test
organized by the Japan Educational Exchanges and Services Society