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Dr

Etsuko Toyoda

Senior Lecturer In Japanese
Asia Institute
Japanese Culture and Society
SLA; Language Development; Metacognitive Awareness Writing System
Intercultural Understanding
Family
E-learning
Marriage
Intercultural Competence
social sciences
area studies
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Dr

Etsuko Toyoda

 
Division
Arts
 
Primary Interest
Communictaion
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Dr

Etsuko Toyoda

 

Dr Etsuko Toyoda is Lecturer in Japanese at the Asia Institute, University of Melbourne. She holds a BA in Communication (from International Christian University in Japan), a MA in International Studies (from Tsukuba University), and a PhD degree in Applied Linguistics/Behavioural Science from the University of Melbourne.

Her teaching and research interests lie in the exploration of intercultural understanding and higher-order thinking skills, related to linguistic and cultural content at personal, local and global levels.Specific topics of interest:- Recognition process and metacognitive awareness involved with unfamiliar characters/words (Japanese)- Local and global interlinguistic and intercultural interaction using e-learning tools- Development of intercultural competence and higher-order thinking skills through collaborative language learning.- Intercultural understanding through exposure to people from different cultural backgrounds- Diverse family identities and ideologies in Japan (focusing on intercultural understanding and the use of higher-order thinking skills)

Scholarly Works

Displaying the 35 most recent scholarly works by Etsuko Toyoda.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2015

Hakuhodo International Research Fellowship

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Credentials

Positions


Senior Lecturer In Japanese

Asia Institute

Education


Bachelor of Arts

International Christian University

Master of International Studies

University of Tsukuba

Doctor of Philosophy

University of Melbourne