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)
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Intercultural understanding ability enhancement class using SNA (SNAを用いた異文化理解能力育成授業)
Displaying the 35 most recent scholarly works by Etsuko Toyoda.
Evaluation of computerised reading-assistance systems for reading Japanese texts - from a linguistic point of view
Journal article | 2016 | Evaluation of Computerised Reading-assistance Systems for Reading Japanese Texts - from a linguistic point of view, Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Journal
Learning strategies employed for learning words written in Kanji Versus Kana
Mariko Kubota, Etsuko Toyoda
Journal article | 2001 | Australian Review of Applied Linguistics
The aims of this paper are: (1) to compare learning strategies employed to memorize the meaning of words written in kanji (logogra..
Honours, Awards and Fellowships
Senior Lecturer In Japanese
Bachelor of Arts
International Christian University
Master of International Studies
University of Tsukuba
Doctor of Philosophy
University of Melbourne