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Department of

Languages and Literatures

Faculty

Hiroko Takagi

Hiroko Takagi

Director of Japanese
Adjunct Instructor
takagi@sandiego.edu
(619) 260-7824

Office: Founders 120

Office Hours: None

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.

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Akira Takahashi

Lecturer, Japanese
akirat@sandiego.edu
(619) 260-7824

Office: Founders 120

Office Hours: None

Professor Takahashi teaches elementary and intermediate Japanese at USD and also runs a small, private school in San Diego.  Since 2003, he has volunteered to teach Japanese at a high school in Mongolia for one month every summer. He does this because he believes that a sound education is necessary to prepare Mongolia's future leaders. Studying abroad is an enrichment opportunity that most cannot afford, however, about 100 of these students have been able to study at universities in both Japan and the U.S. with the help of scholarships awarded to them by the schools.

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