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Amy Snyder Ohta

Associate Professor, Japanese Program Coordinator
Amy Ohta

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Ph.D. Applied Linguistics, University of California, Los Angeles, 1993
M.A. Teaching English as a Second Language, University of California, Los Angeles, 1990
B.A. Psychology (with High Honors), Wheaton College, 1984
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Current Research Projects:

I am currently doing research on the following topics:

  • Identity formation via narrative in Japanese and English-language social media
  • Research methodology in multilingual interviewing; discourse analysis of Japanese research interviews
  • Instructional innovation in language teaching; The role of creativity in TA development
  • Applying systemic-theoretic instruction (sociocultural theory) to teaching Japanese


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