Ushiro Yuji

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Name
Ushiro Yuji
URL
http://www.u.tsukuba.ac.jp/~ushiro.yuji.gn/
Affiliation
University of Tsukuba
Section
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Job title
Professor
Degree
Doctor of Philosophy in Linguistics(University of Tsukuba), Master of Education(University of Tsukuba)

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 1983
 - 
Mar 1987
English Teacher, Hokkaido Asahikawa Nishi Senior High School
 
Apr 1987
 - 
Mar 1990
English Teacher, Hokkaido Rishiri Senior High School
 
Apr 1990
 - 
Mar 1995
English Teacher, Hokkaido Muroran Shimizugaoka Senior High School
 
Apr 1995
 - 
Mar 1998
Associate Professor, Kushiro Campus, Hokkaido University of Education
 
Apr 1998
 - 
Mar 2004
Associate Professor, Institute of Modern Languages and Cultures, University of Tsukuba
 

Education

 
 
 - 
1983
Educational Psychology, Faculty of Education, Hokkaido University of Education
 
1981
 - 
1982
(1981-1982) Department of Psychology, Southern Illionois University
 
Apr 1992
 - 
Mar 1994
English Education, Master's Program in Education, University of Tsukuba
 

Committee Memberships

 
Apr 2013
 - 
Mar 2017
THE JAPAN SOCIETY OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE EDUCATION  President
 
Sep 2010
 - 
Mar 2015
THE ASSOCIATION OF ENGLISH TEACHING IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL  President
 
Apr 2010
 - 
Mar 2014
KANTOKOSHINETSU ASSOCIATION OF TEACHERS OF ENGLISH  President
 
Apr 2012
   
 
ELEC  Councilor
 
Jan 2011
 - 
Mar 2014
Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages  TESOL Quarterly Editorial Advisory Board
 

Awards & Honors

 
Aug 2018
The 2011 Best Research Article, The Japan Society of English Language Education
 
Feb 2012
2011 BEST FACULTY MEMBER (University of Tsukuba), University of Tsukuba
 
Aug 2011
The 2011 Best Research Article, The Japan Society of English Language Education
 
1994
STEP Grant-in-Aid, STEP
 
1994
Nakamura English Education Award, The Institute of Japan English Education
 

Published Papers

 
How EFL Readers Understand the Protagonist, Causal, and Intentional Links of Narratives: An Eye-Tracking Study.
Ushiro, Yuji;Ogiso, T.;Hosoda, M.;Nahatame, S.;Kamimura, K.;Sasaki, Y.;Kessoku, M.;Sekine, T.
ARELE (Annual Review of English Language Education in Japan)   (30) 161-176   Mar 2019   [Refereed]
つまらない授業は「英語でも」つまらない
卯城,祐司
英語教育   70(1) 2-3   Aug 2018
Understanding protagonist, causal, and intentional links during EFL narrative reading
Ushiro, Yuji;Hosoda, Masaya;Nahatame, Shingo;Mori, Yoshinobu;Suzuki, Kentaro;Tada, Go;Ogiso, Tomoko;Kamimura, Kozo;Sasaki, Yamato;Mandokoro, Rika
ARELE (Annual Review of English Language Education in Japan)   (29) 81-96   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Goal-oriented L2 reading processes in maintaining the coherence of narrative comprehension.
Ushiro, Yuji;Hamada, Akira;Mori, Yoshinobu;Hosoda, Masaya;Tada, Go;Kamimura, Kozo;Okawara, Nijika
JACET JOURNAL   (62) 109-128   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Ushiro,Yuji
LET Kyushu-Okinawa BULLETIN   (17) 1-17   Mar 2017   [Refereed]
Successful reading comprehension requires constructing coherent mental representations of texts (i.e., situation models). However, the mechanism of maintaining coherence in EFL reading has not been fully clarified. Therefore, the Tsukuba Reading R...

Books etc

 
新学習指導要領にもとづく英語科教育法 第3版
望月明彦;久保田章;磐崎弘貞;卯城, 祐司
大修館書店   Dec 2018   
くもんのはじめてみましょう!小学校の入学準備ドリル
卯城,祐司
くもん出版   Sep 2018   
文部科学省検定済 高等学校外国語科用教科書 Revised ELEMENT English Communication III
卯城,祐司
新興出版社啓林館   Dec 2018   
初等外国語教育
卯城, 祐司
ミネルヴァ書房   Mar 2018   ISBN:9784623081547
Detecting and Reparing Coherence Breaks in Japanese EFL Reading: Suggestions for Reading Instruction From Eye-Tracking Studies
卯城,祐司
Dec 2016   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Monitoring Multiple Situational Dimensions in EFL Narrative Texts: Focusing on Readers' Skill and Comprehension.
Ushiro, Yuji;Ogiso, Tomoko;Kamimura, Kozo;Sasaki, Yamato;Inaoka, Rui;Sekine, Takanori;Komuro, Ryuya;Matej, Voslar
the 17th Asia TEFL International Conference and the 6th FLLT International Conference   29 Jun 2019   Asia TEFL and FLLT
物語文の因果・意図・登場人物に関するつながりの理解 ―視線計測による検証―
卯城, 祐司;神村幸蔵;小木曽智子;佐々木大和;名畑目真吾;細田雅也;尾島巧;川島葉月;結束萌花;関根貴則
第44回全国英語教育学会京都研究大会   25 Aug 2018   全国英語教育学会
How Do L2 Readers Monitor Intentional Coherence During Narrative Reading? : Evidence From an Eye-Tracking Study
Ushiro, Yuji;Ojima, Takumi;Kawashima, Hazuki;Suzuki, Shiho;Mandokoro, Rika;Kamimura, Kozo
The 25th Annual Meeting Society for the Scientific Study of Reading   19 Jul 2018   Society for the Scientific Study of Reading
物語文における登場人物・時間・空間情報の一貫した理解―読解時間の分析から―
卯城, 祐司;細田雅也;名畑目真吾;小木曽智子;森好紳;鈴木健太郎;神村幸蔵;佐々木大和;政所里佳;多田豪
第43回全国英語教育学会島根研究大会   19 Aug 2017   全国英語教育学会
Monitoring the coherence of three situational dimensions of comprehension during L2 narrative reading.
Ushiro, Yuji;Hosoda, M.;Mori, Y.;Suzuki, K.;Tada, G.;Sasaki, Y.;Ogiso, T.;Mandokoro, R.
The 24th Annual Meeting Society for the Scientific Study of Reading   14 Jul 2017   Society for the Scientific Study of Reading

Teaching Experience

 

Works

 
教育新聞 キッズ エクスプレス事務局 外国語活動副教材
卯城,祐司   Educational Materials   Oct 2018 - Oct 2018

Research Grants & Projects

 
MEXT Strategic Plan (Inovation in Learning) (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology)
Project
Project Year: Dec 2011 - Mar 2013
MEXT Strategic Plan (Five Opinions on Improving English Proficiency) (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology)
Project Year: Apr 2011 - Jun 2012
Identifying unit of inference activation and examination of the construction process of mental representation.
Japan Society of for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)
Project Year: 2009 - 2012    Investigator(s): USHIRO Yuji
Investigations on Elementary Scool English Education. (National Institute for Educational Policy Research)
Project
Project Year: Oct 2006 - Mar 2009
Reader's Ability to Flexibly Modify Schema
Japan Society of for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)
Project Year: 2002 - 2004    Investigator(s): USHIRO Yuji

Others

 
Sep 2014
文部科学省委託により、群馬県において実施する、外部専門機関と連携した英語指導力向上事業
Jun 2014
文部科学省委託により、岩手県において実施する英語教育強化地域拠点事業の推進及び事業内容の充実・改善