Masato Kikuchi, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Japanese

Member Of:
  • School of Modern Languages
Office Phone:
404-385-0201
Office Location:
Swann 315
Overview

Dr. Masato Kikuchi is Associate Professor of Japanese in the School of Modern Languages. He received his PhD from the University of Pittsburgh where his research focused on the areas of application of natural language processing techniques such as development and evaluation of intelligent computer-assisted language instruction, discourse/pragmatics processing, and psycholinguistics. He is currently coordinating online language courses, developing content for online Japanese, translation of technical and business documents and social media development in Japan.  His Webinar presentation (2016) for NFLRC on Designing Info Gap Exercises for Synchronous Online Courses shows his representative work.

Education:
  • Ph.D. 1995, University of Pittsburgh, Intelligent CALI
  • M.S. 1982, University of Pittsburgh, Intercultural Communication
  • B.A. 1979, International Christian University, Intercultural Communication
Areas of
Expertise:
  • Instructional Technology
  • Intelligent CALI
  • Japanese Language
  • Second Language Acquisition
Interests
Research Fields:
  • Japanese
Geographic
Focuses:
  • Asia (East)
Issues:
  • Language and Popular Culture
Courses
  • JAPN-1001: Elementary Japanese I
  • JAPN-1002: Elementary Japanese II
  • JAPN-2001: Intermediate Japanese I
  • JAPN-2002: Intermediate Japanese II
  • JAPN-3001: Advanced Japanese I
  • JAPN-4113: Adv Reading & Listening
  • JAPN-4123: Tech&Bus Jpn Translation
  • JAPN-4173: Anime: Culture&Society
  • JAPN-4231: Design Websites in Jpn
  • JAPN-4233: Cali Pedagogy for Jpn
  • JAPN-4235: 3D RPG Develop. Japn.
  • JAPN-4500: Intercultural Seminar
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