Hitomi Endo

Hitomi Endo

Associate Professor of the Practice in the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

External address: 
2204 Erwin Road Room 228, Box 90414, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: 
Box 90414, Durham, NC 27708-0414
(919) 684-6236

She is the coordinator of the Japanese Language Program, teaching primarily elementary and intermediate level courses with performance-based instruction. Her areas of interest include Japanese language pedagogy, task-based and content-based instructions, testing and assessment. She has also an interest in incorporating project-based learning and collaborative learning into foreign language classes. Her current work focuses on developing content for expanding cultural literacy for advanced level courses.


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

Education & Training

  • M.A., University of Kansas 1988

Selected Grants

(95-0492) Support for the Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Teachers of Japanese awarded by Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation (Principal Investigator). 1995