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KATO Yoshitaka


Title Senior Assistant Professor
Belong to Global Education Center, Language Education Program (English)
College of Humanities
Languages and Cultures (graduate school)
Graduated Kyoto University, Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies
Degree Ph.D. (Human and Environmental Studies) (Kyoto University)
Field of Study English Education
Research, Studies EAP (English for Academic Purposes), cooperative learning, collaborative learning, task-supported language teaching

Academic Papers, Critique

Kato, Y., Watari, H., & Bolstad, F. (2018). Voices from "practitioners": A collaborative exploration of MAP grammar in an EFL classroom. In A. Tajino (Ed.), A new approach to English pedagogical grammar: The order of meanings (pp. 160-171). Oxford: Routledge.

Kato, Y. (2016). Transcription and proof-listening: Investigating effective speech reflection. JACET International Convention Selected Papers, 2, 24-40.

Kato, Y. (2016). What do we want small group activities for? Voices from EFL teachers in Japan. TESL-EJ, 19(4).

Kato, Y., Bolstad, F., & Watari, H. (2015). Cooperative and collaborative learning in the language classroom. The Language Teacher 39(2), 22-26.

Lectures, Symposium, Presentation

Kato, Y. (2017).「"Collaboration" in the language classroom: Resolving the possible misunderstandings」『JACET Kyushu-Okinawa Chapter, The 29th Annual Chapter Conference』Miyazaki.

Kato, Y. (2017).「Implementing an input-based task for low-proficiency EFL learners: How can we scaffold their performance?」『The Seventh International Conference on TBLT』Barcelona, Spain.

Takahashi, S., Kanamaru, T., Kato, Y., & Tajino, A. (2014).「Can Learner Autonomy Be Enhanced by Authentic Materials?: Suggestions from the Use of Kyoto-U OpenCourseWare」『AILA World Congress 2014』Brisbane, Australia.

Kato, Y. (2014).「Helping Learners to Improve Their Speaking Skills: How Should We Encourage Them to Reflect on Their Own Speech?」『The JACET 53rd International Convention』Hiroshima, Japan.

Kato, Y. (2014).「Effects of Task Repetition on Speaking Fluency, Accuracy and Complexity in an EFL Setting: Does the Task Content Matter?」『The 2nd TBL in Asia Conference』Osaka, Japan.

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