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  Kyoko Masuda
Associate Professor

School of Modern Languages
kyoko.masuda@modlangs.gatech.edu

Ph.D., University of Arizona, Second Language Acquisition, Second Language Acquisition and Teaching
Joined faculty in 2004


Research areas/interests
Cognitive Linguistics, Japanese Discourse, Second Language Acquisition, Sociocultural Theory


Honors  
Grants
ISERF (Ivan Allen College Incentives for Seeking Extramural Research Funding) grant 2016, completing a book project
NEAC material grant 2015, ($1,000) developing intensive Japanese reading course
CIBER grant 2010, ($1,500) developing a hybrid course of online and classroom teaching in Japanese


Current and recent projects  
Cognitive Linguistics: Applying cognitive linguistics to Japanese grammar teaching.

Discourse: Interactional particles and style shifts.

Second Language Acquisition/Teaching: languaging and pair-work



Recent and selected publications  
Edited book

“Cognitive Linguistics and Sociocultural Theory: Applications for Foreign/
Second Language Teaching” (with C. Arnett & A. Labarca). 2015, Walter de Gruyter


Referred journal articles

"Style-shifting in Student-Professor Conversations". Journal of Pragmatics 101, (2016) 101-117.

“Applying cognitive linguistics to teaching Japanese polysemous particles.” Sophia Linguistica 60. 103-120. 2013

“Morphological congruency and the acquisition of L2 morphemes” (with Nan Jiang, Eugenia Novokshanova, and Xin Wang) Language Learning. 61.3. 940-967. 2011.

"Acquiring interactional competence in a study-abroad context: Japanese language learners’ use of the interactional particle ne." Modern Language Journal 95.4. 2011.

Referred chapters in books
"Students' perception of usage-based instruction." (with A. Labarca) Usage-inspired L2 Instruction. Eds. A. Tyler & L. Ortega. John Benjamins. (forthcoming)

"L2 acquisition of Japanese locative polysemous particles: A corpus-driven approach." What does applied cognitive linguistics look like? Answers from the L2 classroom and SLA studies. Eds. A. Tyler & C. Moder. Walter de Gruyter (forthcoming)

"Cognitive linguistics, sociocultural theory, and language teaching." (with
C. Arnett) Cognitive Linguistics and Sociocultural Theory: Applications for
Foreign/Second Language Teaching. Eds K. Masuda, C. Arnett, & A. Labarca.
2015

"Schemata use and languaging quality in learning Japanese polysemous particles ni and de." (with A.Labarca) Cognitive Linguistics and Sociocultural Theory: Applications for Foreign/Second Language Teaching. Eds K. Masuda, C. Arnett, & A. Labarca. 2015




Web sites
https://www.prism.gatech.edu/~km210/


Professional associations
International Cognitive Linguistics Association
http://www.cognitivelinguistics.org/

Association of Teachers of Japanese
http://www.colorado.edu/ealld/atj/

UK Cognitive Linguistics Association
The Society for Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language