Chihiro Tajima

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Name
Chihiro Tajima
E-mail
chihiro.tajimagakushuin.ac.jp
URL
http://www.gwc.gakushuin.ac.jp/faculty/g_english/teacher/tajima.html
Affiliation
Gakushuin Women's College
Section
Faculty of Intercultural Studies Gakushuin Women's College Department of English Communication
Job title
Associate Professor
Degree
Ph.D. International Christian University, M.Ed. (Master of Education) Temple Univerfsity
Research funding number
60365062

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2017
 - 
Today
Associate Professor, Faculty of Intercultural Studies, Department of English Communication, Gakushuin Women's College
 
Apr 2014
 - 
Mar 2018
International Christian University / Institute for Educational Research and Service (IERS) Researcher
 
Sep 2013
 - 
Mar 2017
Keisen University, Department of English Communication, Associate Professor
 
Apr 2012
 - 
Aug 2013
Rikkyo University, Language Center, Full-time Lecturer
 
Apr 2007
 - 
Mar 2012
J. F. Oberlin University, English Language Program, Assistant Professor
 

Education

 
Sep 2008
 - 
Jun 2013
Graduate School, Division of Education, Ph.D., International Christian University
 
Sep 1991
 - 
Aug 1993
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Graduate School, Division of Foreign Language, M.Ed., Temple University
 

Research Grants & Projects

 
Studying abroad in English-speaking countries and non-English-speaking countries: Longitudinal comparison of English proficiency, amount of Contact, and learning attitudes
Monbu-kagaku-syo: the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Japan, Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research, Research (C), Grant number: 16K02984.
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): Tajima, Chihiro

Books etc

 
Introducing Mixed Methods Research (in Japanese)
Tajima, Chihiro (Part:Contributor, p 38-46)
Tomi-Shobo   Aug 2016   ISBN:4866160160
Tajima, Chihiro (Part:Joint Work)
Cengage Learning   Jan 2016   ISBN:4863122772
Theory of Communication (in Japanese)
Tajima, Chihiro (Part:Joint Work)
Association for Information Culture   Apr 2003   

Published Papers

 
Language and Cultural Learning in a Short-Term Study Abroad: An Investigation of Japanese Sojourners in Canada
Tajima, Chihiro
Advances in Cross-Cultural Decision Making      Jul 2019   [Refereed]
Language Training in the Philippines: Measuring and Exploring Learner Experiences
Tajima, Chihiro
Advances in Human Factors in Training, Education, and Learning Sciences   430-442   Jul 2018   [Refereed]
Tajima, Chihiro
Educational Studies   58 111-119   Mar 2016   [Refereed]
Tajima, Chihiro
International Christian University      Apr 2013
Study Abroad Programs at Japanese Universities: Issues and Outcomes of Program Models
Tajima, Chihiro
Theory of Information Culture   10 88-107   Dec 2012   [Refereed]
Tajima, Chihiro., Cookson, Simon.
Obirin Language Education Theory   8 105-123   Mar 2012
Chihiro Tajima, Simon Cookson
Obirin Language Education Theory   7 79-97   Mar 2011
Second language (L2) learners try to make language gain through authentic interactions in study abroad (SA) contexts. However, entering into the home of strangers and building a relationship in L2 is a challenging task. As a consequence, there is ...
Chihiro Tajima
Theory of Information Culture   9 58-72   Dec 2010   [Refereed]
Indirect Vocabulary Teaching
Tajima, Chihiro
Obirin Studies in English Language and Literature   48 201-215   Mar 2008
A Study of the Role of Computers in English Language Classrooms
Tajima, Chihiro
Theory of Information Culture   4 80-98   Dec 2000   [Refereed]
The Application of Group Dynamics to TESOL
Chihiro Tajima
Theory of Information Culture   3 36-54   Dec 1999   [Refereed]
Teaching Vocabulary in TESOL
Tajima, Chihiro
Theory of Information Culture   2 85-103   Dec 1998   [Refereed]
Brain Mechanisms and Foreign Language Teaching
Chihiro Tajima
Theory of Information Culture   1 47-68   Dec 1997   [Refereed]
Humanistic Techniques in the EFL Classroom
Tajima, Chihiro
Research Studies in TESOL   2 60-62   Jun 1994
Second Language Acquisition for Adult Learners
Tajima, Chihiro
Temple University Japan Department of Education   1-35   Apr 1993

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Multistage Evaluation Design of Mixed Methods: Building Two Convergent Designs to Compare Two Study Abroad Destinations
Chihiro Tajima
Inaugural Australasia & Pacific Regional Mixed Methods International Research Association Conference   4 Dec 2019   Mixed Methods International Research Association
Language and Cultural Learning in a Short-Term Study Abroad: An Investigation of Japanese Sojourners in Canada
Tajima, Chihiro
The 8th International Conference on Cross-Cultural Decision Making, 2019 International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics and the Affiliated Conferences   28 Jul 2019   
Mixed Methods Research Projects: Understanding Research Designs Using Joint Displays [Invited]
Tajima, Chihiro
Mixed Methods Research Colloquium   16 Feb 2019   
Mixed Methods Research and Practice, the Development and Issues (MMR Open Forum) [Invited]
Nakamura ,T. (Panelist), Tajima, C. (Panelist), Fetters, M. D. (MC), Hatta, T. (MC)
4th Annual Conference of Japan Society for Mixed Methods Research   30 Sep 2018   Japan Society for Mixed Methods Research
A Phenomenological Study Using Mixed Methods: Search for the Common Experiences of Japanese Students Learning English in the Philippines
Tajima, Chihiro
4th Annual Conference of Japan Society for Mixed Methods Research   29 Sep 2018   Japan Society for Mixed Methods Research
Language Training in the Philippines: Measuring and Exploring Learner Experiences
Tajima, Chihiro
Advances in Human Factors in Training, Education, and Learning Sciences   24 Jul 2018   9th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics and the Affiliated Conferences
Intercultural Communication: The Future of English Education [Invited]
Tajima, Chihiro
Symposium for Professor Machiko Tomiyama's Final Lecture at International Christian University   26 Feb 2018   International Christian University
Mixed Methods Research in English Education [Invited]
Tajima, Chihiro
Gakushuin Women's College Lecture in 2017   2 Nov 2017   
Pre-Departure Education: Implication from Study Abroad Research [Invited]
Tajima, Chihiro
2018 Gakushuin Liaison Meeting for English Education   19 Oct 2017   
Using Mixed Methods Research in English Education Research [Invited]
Tajima, Chihiro
The 23rd (2017), The Japan-British Association for English Teaching   24 Sep 2017   
Exploring English Learning and Contact in a Lingua Franca Environment: A Mixed Methods Study of Learners in the Philippines
Tajima, Chihiro
JACET (The Japan Association of College English Teachers) 56th International Convention   29 Aug 2017   
Mixed Methods Case Studies [Invited]
Tajima, Chihiro
Mixed Methods International Research Association Asia Conference / Japan Association for Mixed Methods Research 3rd Annual Conference   4 Aug 2017   
Qual×Quan=Mixed Methods Research [Invited]
Tajima, Chihiro
4 Mar 2017   
Highlighting Issues in Study Abroad [Invited]
Horness, P. (Panelist), Tajima, C. (Panelist), Toya, Mitsuyo (Panelist)
JALT 2016: 42nd Annual International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning & Educational Materials Exhibition   26 Nov 2016   
Building Intercultural Awareness, Independence, and Confidence to Foster Willingness to Communicate
Tajima, Chihiro
The Society for Intercultural Education Training and Research   17 Sep 2016   The Society for Intercultural Education Training and Research
Transformative Parallel Mixed Methods Design
Tajima, Chihiro
The Japan Association for Mixed Methods Research The 2nd Annual Conference   27 Aug 2016   
Investigating Language Complexity with Mixed Methods: The Conflict Between Language Learners’ Self-Evaluation and Performance
Tajima, Chihiro
The Mixed Methods International Research Association 2016 International Conference, Durham University, England   4 Aug 2016   
Discussing Issues in Study Abroad [Invited]
Horness, P. (Panelist), Tajima, C. (Panelist), Toya, M. (Panelist), Dunn, R. (MC).
The JALT 2016 PanSIG International Conference, Meio Univeristy, Okinawa   22 May 2016   Specials Interest Groups of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Experience of a Disabled Student Studying Abroad
Tajima, Chihiro
The JALT 2016 PanSIG International Conference、Meio University, Okinawa   21 May 2016   
Transforming Language Anxiety into Communication Skills [Invited]
Tajima, Chihiro
Keisen University FD・SD    26 Apr 2016   
Using Mixed Methods in Language Learning Research
Tajima, Chihiro
MMIRA Asia Regional Conference 2015 / JSMMR Inaugural Conference, Ritsumeikan University, Osaka   19 Sep 2015   Japan Association for Mixed Methods Research
Language Contact During Study Abroad
Tajima, Chihiro
The JACET 54th (2015) International Convention, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima   30 Aug 2015   
Intercultural Communication Affect in Second Language Communication
Tajima, Chihiro
The SIETAR 29th (2014) Annual Conference, Sophia University, Tokyo   28 Sep 2014   
The Role of Willingness to Communicate and Self-Confidence in Japanese University Students' English Communication in Study Abroad Context
Tajima, Chihiro
The JACET 53rd (2014) International Convention, Hiroshima City University, Hiroshima   28 Aug 2014   
Sequential Explanatory Design of Mixed Methods for Analyzing Second Language Learning Process and Outcomes During Study Abroad
Tajima, Chihiro
Mixed Methods International Research Association Inaugural Conference, Boston University, USA   27 Jun 2014   Mixed Methods International Research Association
The Role of Willingness to Communicate and Self-Confidence in Japanese University Students' English Communication in Study Abroad Context
Tajima, Chihiro
The JALT 2nd Task Based Learning / Study Abroad SIG International Conference, Kinki University, Osaka   18 May 2014   
What is Stud Abroad Research? [Invited]
Tajima, Chihiro
Guest Lecture at International Christian University   21 Oct 2013   
Learner Development During Study Abroad
Tajima, Chihiro
The JACET 52nd (2013) International Convention, Kyoto University, Kyoto   30 Aug 2013   
Japanese University Students’ English Communication in Intercultural Situations
Tajima, Chihiro
The Communication Association of Japan 43rd Annual Convention, Rikkyo University, Tokyo   Jun 2013   
English Language Anxiety in Learners During Study Abroad
Tajima, Chihiro
Institute for Language and Education Research Open Research Forum 2011, J.F. Oberlin University, Tokyo   Feb 2012   
English Language Anxiety in Learners During Study Abroad: Language Use in Homestay Context
Tajima, Chihiro
Institute for Language and Education Research Open Research Forum 2010, J.F. Oberlin University, Tokyo   Feb 2011   
Using Theory of Communication in a Classroom
Tajima, Chihiro
The AIC 26th (2003) Research Conference, Kokugakuin University, Tokyo   Oct 2003   
The Application of Group Communication to TESOL [Invited]
Tajima, Chihiro
The AIC 13th (1999) Research Conference, Kokugakuin University, Tokyo   May 1999   
Language and Brain Mechanisms: Foreign Language Acquisition [Invited]
Tajima, Chihiro
The AIC 13th (1999) Research Conference, Kokugakuin University, Tokyo   Apr 1997   

Misc

 
JSMMR Newsletter 8
Chihiro Tajima
JSMMR Newsletter 8      Sep 2019
MMIRA Asia Regional Conference 2019 / JSMMR 5th Annual Conference Proceedings
Chihiro Tajima
MMIRA Asia Regional Conference 2019 / JSMMR 5th Annual Conference Proceedings      Sep 2019
Japan Society for Mixed Methods Research Newsletter #7
Chihiro Tajima
Japan Society for Mixed Methods Research Newsletter #7      Mar 2019
Intercultural Communication Education in English Education: An Integrated Study Abroad Program in the Undergraduate Curriculum
Chihiro Tajima
International Christian University, Professor Tomiyama's Commemoration of Retirement - The Journal   61-70   Feb 2019   [Invited]
A Phenomenological Study Using Mixed Methods: Search for the Common Experiences of Japanese Students Learning English in the Philippines
Tajima, Chihiro
The 4th Japan Society for Mixed Methods Research Proceedings   33   Sep 2018
The 4th Japan Society for Mixed Methods Research Proceedings
Tajima, Chihiro
The 4th Japan Society for Mixed Methods Research Proceedings      Sep 2018
Book Review of Integrating Analyses in Mixed Methods Research 
Tajima, Chihiro
Japan Society for Mixed Methods Research Newsletter   12   Jul 2018
Japan Society for Mixed Methods Research Newsletter #6
Tajima, Chihiro
Japan Society for Mixed Methods Research Newsletter #6      Jun 2018
Japan Society for Mixed Methods Research Newsletter Volume 5
Tajima, Chihiro
Japan Society for Mixed Methods Research Newsletter Volume 5      Jan 2018
Mixed Methods Asia Regional Conference 2017 / The 3rd Japan Society for Mixed Methods Research Annual Conference Proceedings
Tajima, Chihiro
2017 International Mixed Methods Research Conference/The 3rd Japan Society for Mixed Methods Research Annual Conference Proceedings      Aug 2017
Japan Society for Mixed Methods Research Newsletter Volume 4
Tajima, Chihiro
Japan Society for Mixed Methods Research Newsletter Volume 4      Jun 2017
Qual×Quan=Mixed Methods Research
Tajima, Chihiro
Narrative Colloquium   18-26   Mar 2017   [Invited]
Highlighting Issues in Study Abroad
Horness, P., Tajima, C., Toya, M.
JALT 2016 Conference Handbook   53   Nov 2016   [Invited]
Building intercultural awareness, independence, and confidence to foster willingness to communicate: A single case study of a disabled student abroad
Tajima, Chihiro
The SIETAR Japan 31st Annual Conference Abstract Book   27   Sep 2016   [Refereed]
Investigating Language Complexity with Mixed Methods: The Conflict Between Language Learners' Self-Evaluation and Performance
Tajima, Chihiro
2016 Mixed Methods International Research Abstract Book   110   Aug 2016   [Refereed]
Transformative Parallel Mixed Methods Design
Tajima, Chihiro
2016 JSMMR 2nd Annual Conference Proceedings   23   Aug 2016   [Refereed]
2nd Japan Society for Mixed Methods Research Proceedings
Tajima, Chihiro
Japan Society for Mixed Methods Research   1-46   Aug 2016
Data Analysis and Integration in Mixed Methods Research
Tajima, Chihiro
Introduction to Mixed Methods Research      Aug 2016
Japan Society for Mixed Methods Research Newsletter Volume 2
Tajima, Chihiro
Japan Society for Mixed Methods Research      Jun 2016
Discussing Issues in Study Abroad
Horness, P., Tajima, C.,Toya, M.,
2016 PanSIG Innovations in Education   30   May 2016   [Invited]
Experience of a Disabled Student Studying Abroad
Tajima, Chihiro
2016 PanSIG Innovations in Education   70   May 2016   [Refereed]
Japan Society for Mixed Methods Research Newsletter Volume 1
Tajima, Chihiro
Japan Society for Mixed Methods Research   1    Dec 2015
Mixed Methods International Research Association Asia Regional Conference 2015 / The 1st Japan Society for Mixed Methods Research Inaugural Conference
Tajima, Chihiro
Mixed Methods International Research Association / Japan Society for Mixed Methods Research   1-116   Sep 2015
Using Mixed Methods in Language Learning Research
Tajima, Chihiro
Mixed Methods International Research Association Asia Regional Conference 2017 / Japan Society for Mixed Methods Research The 3rd JSMMR Annual Conference Proceedings   71   Sep 2015   [Refereed]
Language Contact During Study Abroad
Tajima, Chihiro
The JACET 54th (2015) International Convention Book   89   Aug 2015   [Refereed]
An Analysis of Affect: Intercultural Communication in a Second Language
Tajima, Chihiro
SIETAR, The 29th (2014) Annual Conference Proceedings   48-49   Sep 2014   [Refereed]
The Role of Willingness to Communicate and Self-Confidence in Japanese University Students' English Communication in Study Abroad Context
Tajima, Chihiro
The JACET 53rd (2014) International Convention Book   32   Aug 2014   [Refereed]
Sequential Explanatory Design of Mixed Methods for Analyzing Second Language Learning Process and Outcomes During Study Abroad
Tajima, Chihiro
Mixed Methods International Research Association Inaugural Conference Proceedings   8   Jun 2014   [Refereed]
How is Learner Motivation Related to Language Gain During Study Abroad?
Tajima, Chihiro
TBL in ASIA 2014   15   May 2014   [Refereed]
Learner Development During Study Abroad
Tajima, Chihiro
The JACET 52nd (2013) International Convention Book   52-53   Aug 2013   [Refereed]
Japanese University Students’ English Communication in Intercultural Situations
Tajima, Chihiro
The Communication Association of Japan 43rd Annual Convention Proceedings   22-23   Jun 2013   [Refereed]
The Language and Culture Gap Japan
Tajima, Chihiro
SIETAR Japan Newsletter   2011(Fall) 4-5   Nov 2011
Chisei-no Genkai By Shoichiro Takahashi
Tajima, Chihiro
(583) 4   Sep 2011
Declaration in Defense of Science and Secularism by Steven Weinberg et al
Tajima, Chihiro
Journal of the Japan Skeptics   16 3-5   Sep 2007
e-Learning Education in the ELP by Simon Hunter
Tajima, Chihiro
7 179-183   Mar 2007
Eye Contact
Tajima, Chihiro
Theory of Communication   124-127   Apr 2003
Haptics
Tajima, Chihiro
Theory of Communication   116-119   Apr 2003
Kinesics
Chihiro Tajima
Theory of Communication   120-123   Apr 2003
Proximics
Chihiro Tajima
112-115   Apr 2003
Paralanguage
Chihiro Tajima
Theory of Communication   128-131   Apr 2003
Leadership
Theory of Communication
166-169   Apr 2003
Science, Soul, and the Astonishing Hypothesis by Francis Crick
Chihiro Tajima
Journal of the Japan Skeptics   6 20-23   Mar 1998
Putting Away Childish Things by Richard Dawkins
Chihiro Tajima
Journal of the Japan Skeptics   5 23-28   Sep 1997
Thinking Skills Program Project Report
Chihiro Tajima
World Family   1-64   Aug 1996
Ann's World 12 Books with Workbooks
Chihiro Tajima
World Family      Aug 1996