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Sandu Roxana

Affiliation
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Official title
Assistant Professor
Research fields
Linguistics
Foreign language education
Japanese linguistics
Research keywords
Pragmatics, Sociolinguistics, Language Education, Discourse analysis, Intercultural communication
Career history
2016 -- (current)University of Tsukuba Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Center for Education of Global Communication Assistant Professor
2014 -- 2016Hirosaki University Faculty of Humanities and Education, Division for Promotion of Higher Education Lecturer
2012 -- 2014Tohoku University Graduate School of International Cultural Studies, Department of Language Education Research Fellow
Academic background
2008 -- 2012Tohoku University Graduate School of International Cultural Studies, Department of Language Education Doctoral Course in Language Studies (International Cultural Studies)Graduated
2006 -- 2008Tohoku University Graduate School of International Cultural Studies, Department of Language Education Master Course in Language Studies (International Cultural Studies)Graduated
2005 -- 2006Tohoku University Graduate School of International Cultural Studies, Department of Language Education Research studentCompleted
1997 -- 2001Hyperion University Faculty of Letters Foreign LanguagesGraduated
Academic societies
2018 -- (current)SIETAR JAPAN
2018 -- (current)JII - Japan Intercultural Institute
2015 -- (current)The Japan Association for Language Teaching (JALT)
2009 -- (current)International Pragmatics Association (IPrA)
Articles
  • Fostering independent learning through the use of Edmodo and a Self-Access Learning Center
    Sandu Roxana
    Proceedings of the Asian Conference on Technology in the Classroom 2015 (Kobe, Japan), 2015-05
  • Expectation and reality: Inside an Edmodo EFL classroom
    Sandu Roxana
    Proceedings of INTED2015 Conference(Madrid, Spain), 2015-03
  • Gomen nasai to sono barieshon no bunseki - hatsuwa koui riron no kanten kara
    SANDU ROXANA
    Proceedings of the Conference of the Pragmatics Society of Japan/4/pp.55-62, 2008
  • Japanese students' interest in CLIL: The role of individual differences
    Birdsell Brian; Sandu Roxana
    Asian EFL Journal/(87), 2015-10
  • Interchangeability and co-occurrence in Japanese apology expressions
    Sandu Roxana
    Journal of International Cultural Studies/18/pp.61-75, 2011-03
  • Su(m)imasen and Gomen nasai: Beyond apologetic functions in Japanese
    Sandu Roxana
    PRAGMATICS/23(4)/pp.743-767, 2013-12
  • Su(m)imasen and gomen nasai: Linguistic devices marking Japanese apology expressions and emotivity
    Sandu Roxana
    Language and Dialogue/2(3)/pp.339-362, 2012-12
Books
  • The pragmatics of Japanese apologies : on the (non) apologetic functions of gomen, gomen nasai, sumimasen
    Sandu Roxana
    2012-03
Conference, etc.
  • The International Virtual Exchange Project - teachers' perspectives
    Sandu Roxana; Eric Hagley Joseph DIAS Matthew Cotter
    The Globalization and Localization in Computer-Assisted Language Learning (GLoCALL) Conference/2019-08-8--2019-08-10
  • Intercultural Communication in Language Education SIG Forum
    Sandu Roxana
    JALT 2018 Diversity and Inclusion/2018-11-23--2018-11-26
  • Bringing learners together Forum
    Salazar Javier; Sandu Roxana
    JALT 2018 Diversity and Inclusion/2018-11-23--2018-11-26
  • Symposium: Shaping intercultural minds: surviving and thriving in today’s world
    Sandu Roxana
    IAFOR Asian Conference on Education (ACE)/2018-10-13--2018-10-15
  • Raising students’ cultural awareness through deep culture learning
    Sandu Roxana
    IAFOR Asian Conference on Education (ACE)/2018-10-13--2018-10-15
  • A linguaculture approach to developing 21st century skills in English intercultural communication classes
    Sandu Roxana
    Tsukuba Global Science Week (TGSW 2018)/2018-09-20--2018-09-22
  • Breaking through stereotypes: In-class intercultural exchange as conversation-for-learning
    Sandu Roxana
    International Conference on Linguistics: Structure, Use, and Meaning/2018-09-13--2018-09-14
  • Stimulating students’ engagement in intercultural communication through a virtual exchange
    Sandu Roxana
    SIETAR Japan World Congress/2018-08-08--2018-08-11
  • 21st Century Learning: Developing Critical Thinking and Communication Skills in the English Language Classroom
    Sandu Roxana
    ACE 2017 The Asian Conference on Education/2017-10-19--2017-10-22
  • Active learning, active assessment: One-on-one interviews
    Sandu Roxana; Salazar Javier
    1st CEGLOC Conference, University of Tsukuba Active Learning and Oral Communication/2017-12-02--2017-12-02
  • Developing Strategic Competence in EFL Students
    Salazar Javier; Sandu Roxana
    JALT 2017 Language Teaching in a Global Age/2017-11-17--2017-11-20
  • EFL Students' Perceptions of Oral Examinations
    Sandu Roxana; Salazar Javier
    JALT 2017 Language Teaching in a Global Age/2017-11-17--2017-11-20
  • The English class as an intercultural encounter
    Sandu Roxana
    JALT PanSIG Conference/2017
  • Intercultural peer interaction and communication
    SANDU ROXANA; Shari J. Berman
    41st Annual International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning (JALT)/2015-11
  • With or without ne: Sentence final particles accompanying Japanese apology expressions
    Sandu Roxana
    14th International Pragmatics Conference/2015-07
  • Fostering independent learning through the use of Edmodo and a Self-Access Learning Center
    Sandu Roxana
    The fifth Asian Conference on Technology in the Classroom/2015-05
  • Expectation and reality: Inside an Edmodo EFL classroom
    Sandu Roxana
    9th International Technology, Education and Development Conference/2015-03
  • Students' perspectives on English learning: A first step of implementing CLIL at a Japanese University
    Birdsell Brian; Sandu Roxana
    11th Asian EFL Journal International TESOL Conference/2014-11
  • Involvement and acknowledgment: The use of ne in Japanese apologetic discourse
    Sandu Roxana
    Japanese studies association of Canada (JSAC) Conference/2013-10
  • A study of Japanese apologies and its pedagogical implications - a speech act theory approach
    Sandu Roxana
    11th International Pragmatics Association Conference/2009-07
  • Gomen nasai to sono barieshon no bunseki - hatsuwa koui riron no kanten kara
    SANDU ROXANA
    11th Annual Conference of Pragmatics Society of Japan/2008-12
  • Culture Shock in FL/SL Acquisition
    Sandu Roxana
    6th Annual JALT Pan-SIG Conference/2007-05
Teaching
2019-10 -- 2020-02English Presentation IIUniversity of Tsukuba.
2019-10 -- 2020-02English Writing IIUniversity of Tsukuba.
2019-04 -- 2019-08English Presentation IIUniversity of Tsukuba.
2019-10 -- 2020-02English Presentation Skills IIUniversity of Tsukuba.
2019-10 -- 2020-02English Reading Skills IIUniversity of Tsukuba.
2019-04 -- 2019-08English Reading Skills IUniversity of Tsukuba.
2019-04 -- 2019-08English Writing IIUniversity of Tsukuba.
2019-04 -- 2019-08English Presentation Skills IUniversity of Tsukuba.
2018-10 -- 2018-12English Presentation IUniversity of Tsukuba.
2018-10 -- 2019-02English Intercultural Communication IIUniversity of Tsukuba.
Talks
  • ‘Caught in the loop’: The engagement-resistance cycle in intercultural encounters
    Sandu Roxana
    Japan Intercultural Institute - Learning Circle/2019-02-08--2019-02-08
  • Intercultural exchanges in class: Do they make a difference?
    Sandu Roxana; Vasilache Simona
    15 CEGLOC FD PANEL DISCUSSION Global Interactions on Campus/2018-07-09--2018-07-09
  • Educate for the future: Fostering 21st Century Skills in the English Language Classroom
    Sandu Roxana
    JALT Ibaraki Chapter June Meeting/2017-06-24--2017-06-24
Professional activities
2018 -- (current)JALT Intercultural Communication in Language Education SIGCoordinator
2016 -- (current)The International Academic Forum (IAFOR)Senior Reviewer
University Management
2019 -- (current)CEGLOC FD委員会Vice-chair
2016 -- (current)Editorial Committee, Studies in Foreign Language Education, Foreign Language Education Section, CEGLOCReviewer
2017 -- (current)Faculty Development Committee (CEGLOC FD)Survey Coordinator
Other activities
2017-03 -- 2017-03社会言語科学会では開いた講習会「会話分析入門」に参加しました。 日時:2017年3月20日(月)10時~17時 場所:杏林大学井の頭キャンパス 講師: 高木智世(筑波大学) 細田由利(神奈川大学) 鈴木佳奈(広島国際大学) 森本郁代(関西学院大学) 概要: 本講習会は,会話分析(Conversation Analysis)に興味があるが, まだ体系的に学んだことがない初学者を対象として,会話分析に おけるデータの見方について,講義と実習の両方を通して学びます。 前半は主に会話分析の考え方や視点について講義を行い,後半は, 会話分析の中心的な知見の一つである「連鎖組織」を取り上げ, 講師が準備した会話データとトランスクリプトを用いて,分析の 仕方を体験します。なお,講習の効果を上げるために,参加者の方 には,事前に講師が指定するテキストの該当箇所を読んできていた だく予定です。
2017-03 -- 2017-03I participated in a webinar organized by National Geographic Learning, titled "Critical Thinking in English Language Teaching", and presented by John Hughes.

(Last updated: 2019-09-02)