Graduate School Department /Course /Field Human Coexistence/Foreign Language Acquisition and Education/Language Education Research and Development
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Other Affiliation Institute for Liberal Arts and Sciences
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Research areas English education, Instructional design, Educational technology
Keywords EAP, autonomous learning, learning support, learning strategies, integrated task, e-Learning, portfolio
Themes Her research interests include EFL education, instructional design, and educational technology. She has been conducting empirical EAP research, especially with regard to the design and development of class activities and materials, the promotion of autonomous learning, and TBLT.
Major publications Hosogoshi, K., & Takahashi, S. (2015). The use of integrated listening, reading, speaking and writing tasks on students' productive skills in a university EAP course. Journal of the English for Specific Purposes Special Interest Group (IATEFL), Vol. 45, 22–30.

Hosogoshi, K., Kanamaru, T., & Takahashi, S. (2016). Scaffolding skill-integrated tasks for academic English: With special reference to students’ proficiency. Kyoto University Researches in Higher Education, Vol. 22, 21–30.

Takahashi, S., David, D., & Pearce, D. R. (2017). MAP Grammar and instructional design. In A. Tajino (Ed.), A new approach to English pedagogical grammar: The order of meanings (pp. 103-115). Oxford: Routledge.
Professional societies/Research and synergic activities The Japan Association of College English Teachers (JACET), Japan Society of English Language Education (JASELE), The Japan Association for Language Education & Technology (LET), Japanese Society for Information and Systems in Education (JSiSE), The Japanese Association of Sociolinguistic Sciences, The Association for Natural Language Processing, Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, TESOL International Association
Teaching Areas
  • Undergraduate courses
  • Graduate courses (Master's program) Instructional Design for Language Education 1
    Instructional Design for Language Education 2
    Foreign Language Education Research
  • Graduate courses (Doctor's program)
  • Undergraduate courses open to all departments English Writing-Listening A, English Writing-Listening B
    English IIA, English IIB
Background 2002–2003 Visiting Scholar, International Computer Science Institute, University of California, Berkeley
2004–2007 Lecturer, Research Center for Higher Education, Kumamoto University
2006–2007 Lecturer, Graduate Scool of Instructional Systems, Kumamoto University
2007–2009 Associate professor, Research Center for Higher Education / Graduate Scool of Instructional Systems, Kumamoto University
2009–2013 Associate professor, Institute for the Promotion of Excellence in Higher Education, Kyoto University
2013–2014 Associate professor, Institute for Liberal Arts and Sciences, Kyoto University
2014–Present Associate professor, International Academic Research and Resource Center for Language Education (i-ARRC), Institute for Liberal Arts and Sciences, Kyoto University

Degree: Ph.D. in Intercultural Studies