Sophia University

Academics Professors Information

OKADA Hanako
岡田 華子

Associate Professor
Applied Linguistics, Narrative Inquiry, Language and Identity

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. (forthcoming, Dec. 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

Courses No Title 2018 Semester Offered
ENG110
ACADEMIC ENGLISH SKILLS
Spring/Autumn
ENG115
PUBLIC SPEAKING
Spring/Autumn