Sophia University

Academics Professors Information

OKADA Hanako
岡田 華子

Associate Professor
Applied Linguistics, Narrative Inquiry, Language and Identity

On sabbatical leave during autumn 2020 and spring 2021

B.A., Sophia University
M.Ed., Ed.D., Temple University

Research and Teaching Interests:

I am an applied linguist whose interests include narrative inquiry and reflective personal narratives, multilingual identities, the sociocognitive approach to culture and learning, and second language writing.

Email: h-okada-c5s[at]sophia.ac.jp
Office: 10-603
Tel: 03-3238-4031

Selected Publications

Book Chapters

  • Okada, H. (2017). Researching people with illnesses and disabilities: Ethical dimensions. In J. McKinley & H. Rose (Eds.), Doing research in applied linguistics: Realties, dilemmas, and solutions (pp.124-133). Oxon: Routledge.
  • Okada, H. & Casanave, C. P. (2012). Writing and researching between and beyond the labels. In R. Tang (Ed.), Academic writing in a second or foreign language: Issues and challenges facing ESL/EFL academic writers in higher education contexts (pp.167-185). London: Continuum.
  • Okada, H. (2011). Negotiating the invisible: Two women making sense of chronic illness through narrative. In P. McPherron & V. Ramanathan (Eds.), Language, body, and Health (pp. 145-169). Boston/Berlin: De Gruyter.
  • Atkinson, D., Okada, H., & Talmy, S. (2011). Ethnography and discourse analysis. In K. Hyland & B. Paltridge (Eds.), Companion to discourse analysis (pp. 85-100). London: Continuum.

Journal Articles

  • Atkinson, D., Churchill, E., Nishino, T., & Okada, H. (2018). Language learning great and small: Environmental support structures and learning opportunities in a sociocognitive approach to second language acquisition/teaching. Modern Language Journal, 102(3).
  • Churchill, E., Nishino, T., Okada, H., & Atkinson, D. (2010). Symbiotic gesture and the sociocognitive visibility of grammar in second language acquisition. Modern Language Journal, 94(2), 234-253.
  • Atkinson, D., Churchill, E., Nishino, T., & Okada, H. (2007). Alignment and interaction in a sociocognitive approach to second language acquisition. Modern Language Journal, 91(2), 169-188.

COURSES

 
 
Course No.
 Title 2021 Semester Offered
ENG115 PUBLIC SPEAKING Autumn