Tomoko Katayama

Faculty Assoc
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
0202

Biography

Tomoko Katayama was born and raised in Hiroshima, Japan. After she taught at a public school in Japan, she pursued her graduate studies in education and obtained a master’s degree in teaching in the U.S. Prior to coming to Arizona State University, she taught various levels of Japanese course at Boston University, Northeastern University and Brandeis University. She holds educator’s licenses of Massachusetts and she has taught Japanese at a secondary school too. Her areas of interest include Japanese pedagogy, students’ motivation in foreign language learning, and heritage language. She has been teaching heritage learners of Japanese at Saturday schools since she came to the U.S. 

Education

  • M.A.T. Tufts University
  • B.A. Hiroshima Womens University (Japan)

Courses

Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
JPN 301 Third-Year Japanese I
JPN 302 Third-Year Japanese II
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
JPN 302 Third-Year Japanese II
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
JPN 202 Second-Year Japanese II
JPN 206 Japanese Calligraphy
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
JPN 202 Second-Year Japanese II
JPN 206 Japanese Calligraphy
Summer 2018
Course Number Course Title
JPN 201 Second-Year Japanese I
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
JPN 202 Second-Year Japanese II
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
JPN 202 Second-Year Japanese II
Summer 2017
Course Number Course Title
JPN 201 Second-Year Japanese I
JPN 202 Second-Year Japanese II

Expertise Areas