Introduction
Teaching Interests
Research Interests
Educational Background
Schedule




School of Arts and Letter

Department of MLL

Sachiko Matsunaga
Asssitant Professor


Office: KH A3029
Phone: (323) 343-4240
FAX: (323) 343-4234
Email: smatsun@calstatela.edu



INTRODUCTION

The recipient of numerous grants and fellowships as she continued her studies, Dr. Matsunaga was elected to both Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi. She has taught at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and, most recently, at the University of Montana.


TEACHING INTERESTS

Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Japanese, Dr. Matsunaga has taught at the University level, in the community, for businesses and made presentations on the Japanese language and culture at a variety of schools and institutions.


RESEARCH INTERESTS

She has published and made presentations on the following subjects: "The role of phonological coding in reading kanji: A research report and some pedagogical implications" and "Eye tracking as a reading research methodology: Samples from Japanese"

Representative Professional Activities

Date

Publications/Presentations

February, 1997 paper presentation at Ohio State Univ.
May, 1996 paper presentation at Univ. of Maryland
May, 1996 paper presentation at CIBER, San Diego
February, 1997 paper presentation at Univ. of Pittsburgh
January, 1996 paper presentation at Univ. of Welllington, New Zealand


EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Ph.D. Japanese 1994
Univ. of Hawaii at Manoa

Honolulu, Hawaii

M.A. Japanese 1989
Univ. of Hawaii at Manoa

Honolulu, Hawaii

B.A. Psychology 1986
Univ. of Oregon

Eugene, Oregon


Winter '97 SCHEDULE

CourseSect. No.TitleUnitsDay & TimeRoom
JAPN100B 1 Elementary Japanese 4 M & W: 2:10-3:50 KH B-4005
JAPN100B 2 Elementary Japanese 4 T & H: 1:35-3:15 KH-B3015
JAPN300B 1 Advanced Japanese 4 T & H: 4:10-6:00 KH-B2001

OFFICE HOURS

DayTime
Tuesday3:15-4:15; 6:00-7:00
Thursday3:15-4:15; 6:00-7:00

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