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MIKAMI Hitoshi

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Title Senior Assistant Professor
Belong to Dept. of English Language and Culture
Languages and Cultures (graduate school)
Graduated Dept. of International Communication, Nagoya University
Degree BA in Regional Policy (Takasaki City University of Economics), MA (Nagoya University), MA in English Language Teaching (Studies and Methods)(The University of Warwick), PhD (Nagoya University)
Academic Institutional Membership The Japan Association of College English Teachers
The Japan Association for Language Education and Technology
European Association for Language Testing and Assessment
Field of Study Applied Linguistics
Research, Studies Language Learning, Metacognition, Study Abroad, Plagiarism
Curriculum Specialized Introduction to Linguistics, Applied Linguistics

Academic Papers, Critique

Peer-reviewed journal articles

Mikami, H. (2019). Reading anxiety scales: Do they measure the same construct? Reading in a Foreign Language, 31, 249-268.

Leung, C. Y., Mikami, H., & Yoshikawa, L. (2019). Positive psychology broadens readers' attentional scope during L2 reading: Evidence from eye movements. Frontiers in Psychology. 10:2245. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.02245

Mikami, H., Leung, C. Y., & Yoshikawa, L. (2018). The threshold of anxiety in low-stakes testing for foreign language reading. Reading in a Foreign Language, 30, 92–107.

Mikami, H., Leung, C. Y., & Yoshikawa, L. (2016). Psychological attributes in foreign language reading: An explorative study of Japanese college students. The Reading Matrix, 16, 49-62.

Mikami, H. (2014). Readiness, language contact and L2 oral proficiency development during a one-semester study-abroad program, JACET Journal, 58, 79-98.

Mikami, H. (2014). Motivation as a link between grammatical readiness and L2 oral proficiency development during a study-abroad program, Language Education & Technology, 51, 111-140.

Mikami, H. (2014). Extramural L2 contact in a study-abroad learning context. Language Education & Technology Journal of Central Japan, 25, 53-62.

Mikami, H. (2013). Study-abroad experience, motivation and autonomy in L2 oral proficiency: an exploratory research of JEFL students. Language Education & Technology Journal of Central Japan, 24, 1–14.

Conference proceedings

Mikami, H., & Kawaguchi, Y. (2017). Unintentional plagiarism in the Japanese EFL context: Basic data for future plagiarism education. In Proceedings of Pacific Second Language Research Forum 2016 (pp.139–144). Hiroshima: The Japan Second Language Association.

Lectures, Symposium, Presentation

Peer-reviewed presentations

Mikami, H. (2019, October). Tests make foreign language readers anxious: What teachers can do in everyday practice. Paper presented at CHALLENGES 9, Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic.

Mikami, H. (2019, July). Is foreign language reading anxiety a subset of test anxiety? Poster presented at the 25th annual SSSR meeting, Toronto, Canada.

Mikami, H., & Shiozawa, T. (2019, March). Immediate and sustained effects of semester abroad experience on target language reading proficiency: A longitudinal study. Paper presented at the AAAL Conference 2019, Atlanta, Georgia.

Mikami, H. (2018, December). Functional differences in reading anxiety measures: Focusing on the anxiety–performance relationship. Paper presented at the JAAL in JACET 2018, Tokyo, Japan.

Mikami, H. (2018, November). Anxiety–performance interface in testing for foreign language reading: Shedding light on text misinterpretation. Poster presented at the 3rd International Conference on Language Education and Testing/Language Education and Emotions, Antwerp, Belgium.

Mikami, H., & Kinoshita, T. (2018, March). Trends in spontaneous language contact during a one-semester study abroad program: Data synthesis and bootstrapping approach. Paper presented at the AAAL Conference 2018, Chicago, Illinois.

Mikami, H. (2018, February). Patchwriting in Japanese freshmen’s English summary writing: The basic data. Poster presented at the ARWA Conference 2018, Tsukuba, Japan.

Leung, C. Y., Mikami, H., & Yoshikawa, L. (2017, September). Effects of anxiety on word recognition during second language reading: An eye-tracking study. Paper presented at EuroSLA 27, Reading, UK.

Mikami, H., & Kinoshita, T. (2017, August). Spontaneous language contact in study-abroad contexts: The trend illustrated by data synthesis and bootstrapping. Paper presented at the JACET 56th International Convention, Tokyo, Japan.

Mikami, H., Leung, C. Y., & Yoshikawa, L. (2017, February). Exploring the threshold of anxiety in foreign language reading: A correlation study between self-estimated anxiety and reading comprehension performance. Paper presented at the ARWA Conference 2017, HongKong, China.

Leung, C. Y., Mikami, H., & Yoshikawa, L. (2016, September). Effects of affective factors on online L2 processing in reading: An eye tracking study. Paper presented at the Pacific Second Language Research Forum 2016, Tokyo, Japan.

Mikami, H. (2014, August). Motivational readiness and interaction in L2 oral proficiency development during a study-abroad program. Paper presented at the 17th AILA World Congress, Brisbane, Australia.

Mikami, H. (2013, December). Documenting language contacts in study-abroad learning contexts, Paper presented at The Japan Association for Language Education & Technology Chubu Chapter Conference 82, Nagoya, Japan.

Awards

Chubu University Award for Excellence in Education 2016

Others

Referee Services

Perceptual and Motor Skills (SAGE Publishing)

JALT Journal (The Japan Association for Language Teaching )

Language Education & Technology (The Japan Association for Language Education and Technology)

Research Grants

JSPS KAKENHI Grant Number 18K12472 (2018-2020)

The Science Research Promotion Fund: Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (2017-2018)

Chubu University Grant B Number 29ⅠL02B (2017-2018)

Chubu University Grant B Number 28ⅠL02B (2016-2017)

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