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Masayuki Itomitsu - Assistant Professor of Japanese

Walker 325

Education: B.A. University of the Ryukyus (Okinawa, Japan); B.S. Truman State University; M.A., Ph.D. Ohio State University

Academic Interests:
Japanese language pedagogy, materials development,
teacher training and testing


  • Noda, M., & Itomitsu, M. (2008). Japanese: The spoken language parts 2 & 3, Interactive DVD Program. Yale University Press.

  • Itomitsu, M. (2008). Analysis of speech acts and speech events of conversations in Japanese language textbooks. In Hasegawa, Atsushi, Shima Chiharu, and Junko Mori (Eds.) Toward advanced Japanese language proficiency, Proceedings of the 20th Annual Meeting of the Central Association of Teachers of Japanese. 105-118.

  • Eda, S., Itomitsu, M., & Noda, M. (2008). Japanese Skills Test (J-SKIT) as an on-demand placement test: Validation studies and reliability analysis. Foreign Language Annals, 41(2), 218-236.