Assistant Professor of Japanese, Japanese Language Program Coordinator
EDUCATION AND DEGREE(S)
- PhD in Linguistics, University of Hawaii at Manoa
- Japanese language pedagogy (curriculum standardizations, curriculum design, content-based instruction, literature in L2, collaborative learning)
- Academic Japanese
- Discourse analysis of Japanese contemporary literature
Dr. Koyama is a Japanese linguist and a pedagogy specialist with extensive teaching experience in JSL & JFL. Prior to her appointment at UCD, she designed and established a Japanese language major at Temple University Japan Campus in 2010.