Hiroko Hino

Faculty Assoc, Japanese
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
0202

Biography

Hiroko Hino joined Japanese faculty group at the School of International Languages and Cultures in 2016 as a faculty associate. She has a long teaching career in Japanese in various institutions and universities with different educational settings in Japan and Australia.

Her teaching methodology varies depending on the learning purposes, but she always emphasizes on the learner-centered teaching. She has been interested in languages and linguistics in their use and acquisition. Through her own foreign language learning experience in English, Russian and Spanish, she strives to develop the most effective teaching strategy for all and any students of Japanese.

In addition to teaching Japanese to foreign students, she has contributed to the field of Japanese pedagogy. She has fostered prospective students and guided and encouraged their possible future careers in Japanese language and linguistics.

Her research interests include Japanese pedagogy, second language acquisition and systemic functional linguistics. The theory of the Systemic Functional Linguistics through her PhD study has very much impacted her view of language and linguistics and currently taking a big role in her teachings including the curriculum.

Education

  • M.A. Applied Linguistics (with Merit), University of Sydney, Australia
  • B.A. Russian Language and Literature, Sophia University, Japan

Courses

Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
JPN 311 Japanese Composition I
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
JPN 401 Reading Modern Japanese Texts
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
JPN 311 Japanese Composition I
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
JPN 401 Reading Modern Japanese Texts
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
JPN 202 Second-Year Japanese II

Expertise Areas