Hiroko Takagi, PhD

Hiroko Takagi
Phone: (619) 260-7824
Fax: (619) 260-4190
Office: Founders Hall 120

Director and Adj. Associate Professor, Japanese

  • B.A.,  Ochanomizu University (Tokyo, Japan), English Literature and Linguistics
  • M.A., San Diego State University, Linguistics
  • Ph.D., San Diego State University and Claremont Graduate University (joint program)
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Hiroko Takagi has taught lower and upper-division courses here since 1990. Her specialization is Japanese pedagogy and instructional technology. Her recent research focus has been on motivation in elementary foreign language classes.

 

Scholarly Work

Professor Takagi’s recent research papers include:  “Relationship between Students’ Affective Factors and their Grades in First Semester Japanese”, “Factors of Attrition in First Semester Japanese Classes at the Community College Level”, “Predicting Students’ Grades in First Semester Japanese Classes at the Community College Level using Multiple Regression Analyses”, “Predicting Students’ Grades in First Semester Japanese Classes at the Community College Level using Path and Factor Analyses”, and “Working Conditions of Part-Time Faculty at the Postsecondary Level”.

Areas of Interest

Professor Takagi focuses on the student development of four language skills and cultural understanding. 

Office Hours

Section 01
9/06 - 12/15 T TH 12:05 pm - 1:20 pmFounders Hall - 120
TH 5:00 pm - 6:30 pmFounders Hall - 120
Section 02
9/06 - 12/15 T TH 12:05 pm - 1:20 pmFounders Hall - 120
TH 5:00 pm - 6:30 pmFounders Hall - 120