SAKURAI, Yusuke

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Name
SAKURAI, Yusuke
E-mail
yusuke.sakuraikk.alumni.u-tokyo.ac.jp
URL
http://goo.gl/WTbyhb
Affiliation
Ochanomizu University
Job title
Project Lecturer
Degree
MA (Applied Japanese Linguistics)(Monash University), PhD (Education)(University of Helsinki)
ORCID ID
0000-0003-1150-3132

Research Areas

 
 

Published Papers

 
Yusuke Sakurai
Journal of Research in Innovative Teaching & Learning      Dec 2018   [Refereed]
SAKURAI, Yusuke, Vekkaila, J., & Pyhältö, K.
Research in Comparative and International Education   12(2) 143-159   Jun 2017   [Refereed]
SAKURAI, Yusuke
Journal of Japanese Studies   (7) 1-17   Mar 2017   [Refereed]
SAKURAI, Yusuke
University of Helsinki      Dec 2014   [Refereed]
Boeren, E., Lokhtina-Antoniou, I., Sakurai, Y., Herman, C., & McAlpine, L.
Frontline Learning Research   3(3) 64-76   Oct 2015   [Refereed]
This paper reviews 23 journal articles on ‘mentoring’ in the context of Early Career Researchers, defined as those in academia with less than 10 years of experience from the start of their PhD. Achieving a better understanding of mentoring is impo...
SAKURAI, Yusuke
Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education   46(1) 24-47   Jan 2016   [Refereed]
Coauthors: Parpala, A., Pyhältö, K., & Lindblom-Ylänne, S.
SAKURAI, Yusuke
International Journal for Researcher Development   3(2) 99-117   Apr 2013   [Refereed]
Purpose – This article's purpose is to report the findings and implications of a study that explored factors promoting and hindering international doctoral students' academic engagement.

Design/methodology/approach – An empirical study sought dat...
Sakurai Y, Pyhältö K, Lindblom-Ylänne S.
Journal of Research in International Education   13(2) 135-148   Jul 2014   [Refereed]
Sakurai Y
Electronic Journal of Foreign Language Teaching   9(1) 46-60   Jun 2012   [Refereed]
SAKURAI, Yusuke
Journal of Japanese Studies   2 17-32   Mar 2012   [Refereed]
SAKURAI, Yusuke
International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education   21(3) 239-247   2009   [Refereed]

Books etc

 
International doctoral students’ perceptions of factors contributing to their career visions
Yusuke Sakurai, Viivi Virtanen, Jenna Vekkaila, Kirsi Pyhältö (Part:Contributor)
Peter Lang   Oct 2018   ISBN:3034327765
This paper examines international doctoral students’ perceptions of factors affecting their career visions. It also examines whether their perceptions differ in relation to their genders. Through semi-structured interviews with 10 females and 10 m...
Understanding Students’ Academic Engagement in Learning Amid Globalising Universities
Yusuke Sakurai , Kirsi Pyhältö , (Part:Contributor)
Emerald Publishing   Feb 2018   ISBN:978-1-78743-766-1
Academic engagement is considered to be a hallmark of an optimal studying experience and a key to academic success for all students, including those from abroad. Accordingly, creating an engaging learning environment for higher education students ...

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2016
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Today
Project Lecturer, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo
 
May 2015
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Mar 2016
Project Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo
 
Sep 2013
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Apr 2015
Part-time instructor, Faculty of Arts, University of Helsinki, Finland
 
Aug 2010
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Mar 2011
Part-time staff/teacher, Waseda Bunkakan, Japan
 
Aug 2008
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Jun 2010
Visiting Lecturer, Faculty of Arts, Cairo University, Egypt
 
Apr 2006
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Mar 2008
Lecturer/Part-time Lecturer, Universiti Industri Selangor/Takushoku University, Malaysia
 
Jul 2005
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Dec 2005
Sessional staff, La Trobe University, Australia
 
Feb 2004
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Dec 2005
Sessional staff, Monash University, Australia
 
Jul 2004
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Dec 2004
Sessional staff, La Trobe University, Australia
 
Apr 2000
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Mar 2001
Japanese Teacher, Kanarajsadon Bumrung Yala School, Thailand
 

Education

 
Aug 2011
 - 
Feb 2015
Centre for Research and Development of Higher Education, Faculty of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki
 
 
   
 
Applied Japanese Linguistics (research & coursework), Faculty of Arts, Monash University
 
 
   
 
Applied Japanese Linguistics (postgraduate diploma), Faculty of Arts, Monash University
 
 
   
 
Japanese Studies, Foreign Studies, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
 

Awards & Honors

 
2014
Good teaching award, Student union, East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts, University of Helsinki
 
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5h5LWk5UAZGYjZINmJSZ2RNN1E/view

Misc

 
櫻井 勇介
東京外国語大学日本研究教育年報   16(0) 101-105   2011
Kanji learning strategies by Chinese background learners
SAKURAI, Yusuke
   2004

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Disciplinary differences in doctoral students’ perception of generic skills learning
SAKURAI, Yusuke
The EARLI SIG4 Conference   29 Aug 2018   EARLI SIG4
Long-term impacts of short-term international courses on university students' academic engagement
SAKURAI, Yusuke
The EARLI SIG4 Conference   29 Aug 2018   EARLI SIG4
Do doctoral students in particular faculties engage in generic skills learning more than others?
SAKURAI, Yusuke
World Education Research Association Focal Meeting   3 Aug 2018   World Education Research Association
The long-term impacts of short-term international courses on students’ perceptions of their personal growth
SAKURAI, Yusuke
World Education Research Association Focal Meeting   3 Aug 2018   World Education Research Association
Learning outcomes of short-term study abroad courses and longitudinal impacts on students: Case study
SAKURAI, Yusuke
World Education Research Association Focal Meeting & the Hong Kong Educational Research Association International Conference 2017   30 Nov 2017   World Education Research Association & Hong Kong Educational Research Association
SAKURAI, Yusuke; Virtanen, V., Vekkaila, J., & Pyhältö, K.
17th European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction   27 Jul 2017   European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction
SAKURAI, Yusuke
The 76th Annual Conference of Japanese Educational Research Association   26 Jul 2017   Japanese Educational Research Association
SAKURAI, Yusuke; Virtanen, V., Pyhältö, K., Sari Lindblom-Ylänne
The Higher Education Conference: The Scholarship of Learning, Teaching, and Organizing   13 Jul 2016   European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction
SAKURAI, Yusuke; Virtanen, V.; Pyhältö, K.; & Sari Lindblom
The 19 the Annual Meeting of Japanese Association of Higher Education Research   25 Jun 2016   Japanese Association of Higher Education Research
SAKURAI, Yusuke
University pedagogy for high-quality learning process of students   12 Oct 2015   Tohoku University

Teaching Experience

 
 

Social Contribution

 
Review (2019)
[Others]  European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction  Biennial Conference of the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction  4 Jan 2019 - 4 Jan 2019
Review (2018)
[Others]  Springer  Higher Education  30 Aug 2018 - 30 Aug 2018
[Others]  Taylor & Francis  Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education  (https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/03057925.2018.1477579?journalCode=ccom20)  18 Jul 2018 - 18 Jul 2018
Review (2018)
[Others]  Taylor & Francis  Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education  15 Jul 2018 - 15 Jul 2018
Review (2018)
[Others]  Taylor & Francis  Studies in Higher Education  21 May 2018 - 21 May 2018
Review (2018)
[Others]  EARLI SIG 4  EARLI SIG 4 Conference  7 Mar 2018
Review (2017)
[Others]  Taylor & Francis  Studies in Higher Education  Oct 2017
Public Symposium "Getting to the Heart of Learning: Evidence-based Learning in Science Education"
[Planner, Organizing Member]  The University of Tokyo  Getting to the Heart of Learning: Evidence-based Learning in Science Education  23 Apr 2017 - 23 Apr 2017
Public Symposium "Japan in the World, The World in Japan: Short-term International Study Programs in Japan"
[Presenter, Planner, Organizing Member]  The University of Tokyo  Japan in the World, The World in Japan: Short-term International Study Programs in Japan  18 Mar 2017 - 18 Mar 2017
Review (2016a)
[Others]  Educational Research Review, Elsevier  2016