Hitomi Endo
  • Hitomi Endo

  • Associate Professor of the Practice
  • Asian & Middle Eastern Studies
  • 2204 Erwin Road Room 228, Box 90414, Durham, NC 27708
  • Campus Box 90414
  • Phone: (919) 684-6236
  • Fax: (919) 681-7871
  • Office Hours: Tues. & Thur. 4-5pm
  • Overview

    Her academic interests are in Japanese language pedagogy, curriculum development, content-based instruction, proficiency testing and assessment.
  • Specialties

    • Japanese
  • Research Summary

    Language Pedagogy, 2nd Language Aquisition, and Japanese Linguistics
  • Research Description

    Her academic interests are in language pedagogy, second language acquisition, Japanese linguistics and oral proficiency testing.
  • Education

      • M.A.,
      • University of Kansas,
      • 1988
      • BA in Education,
      • Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan,
      • 1975
  • Awards, Honors and Distinctions

      • The 1997 Trinity College Distinguished Teaching Award at Duke University,
      • 0 1997
  • Recent Publications

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      • "Development of Online Materials for Kanji Acquisition and Retention."
      • Journal of Japanese Language Teaching
      • (2015)
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      • "Review on the Workshop "Can-Do Japanese" held on June 2011 in Sapporo, Japan."
      • Newsletter of Hokkaido Teachers of Japanese Network
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      • Hokkaido Teachers of Japanese Network,
      • (September, 2011)
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      • H Endo.
      • "Textbook reviews: Japanese for Professionals and Writing Business Letters in Japanese."
      • Journal of the Association of Teachers of Japanese
      • 34
      • (2014)
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      • H Endo.
      • "Multimedia Project in Intermediate Japanese Course:."
      • 2014.
      • H Endo.
      • "Issues Regarding Placement."
      • Proceedings of the 2005 SEATJ Annual Conference
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      • Ed. M Kikuchi.
      • SEATJ,
      • (Fall, 2005)
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      Publication Description

      The number of the students who enter college with language background has been increasing and I would like to bring up the difficulties I have dealt with regarding placement. I have found placement to be quite complex involves many factors and there were even cases it failed. This presentation firstly provides information on a placement practice at Duke and then discusses various issues came up through the practice and shares ideas with participants. The issues include: articulation between high school curriculum and college curriculum, heritage learners, placement test materials, placement after study abroad, students’ progress after being placed, etc. In addition, I would like to report the use of new proficiency testing materials I am going to try out during this semester.

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  • Teaching

    • JPN 1
      • ELEMENTARY JAPANESE
    • JPN 63
      • INTERMEDIATE JAPANESE
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