Associate Professor of Japanese
- School of Modern Languages
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.
- Ph.D. 1995, University of Pittsburgh, Intelligent CALI
- M.S. 1982, University of Pittsburgh, Intercultural Communication
- B.A. 1979, International Christian University, Intercultural Communication
- Asia (East)
- Language and Popular Culture
- 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
- Designing Information Gap Exercise in Web Pages for a Synchronous Online Course (Webinar)
NLFRC Webinar. The TED ED lesson for my presentation can be viewed here:
- Intermediate Japanese I (Courseware)
Textbook for Online Intermediate Japanese I (JAPN 2001)
- Intermediate Japanese II (Courseware)
Textbook for Online Intermediate Japanese II (JAPN 2002)
- Elementary Japanese I (Courseware)
Textbook for both Online and Onground Elementary Japanese I (JAPN 1001)
- Elementary Japanese II (Courseware)
Textbook for both Online and Onground Elementary Japanese II (JAPN 1002)
- Understanding Written Japanese I: CD-ROM-based software for Macintosh computers to enhance beginners-level skills in reading authentic Japanese texts. See also the handbook in II-B-1. NTVCS.
- Understanding Written Japanese I: CD-ROM-based software for Macintosh computers to enhance intermediate/advanced skills in reading authentic Japanese texts. NTVCS.