Hijikata Yuko

Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences
Official title
Associate Professor
Research fields
Foreign language education
Research keywords
English for specific purposes
English language teaching
Research projects
日本人英語学習者の複数文章読解プロセス―自動処理および読解方略に基づく検討―2022-04 -- 2026-03土方裕子Japan Society for the Promotion of Science/基盤研究(B)
The impact of COVID-19 restrictions on cognitive function in Scotland and Japan2020-10 -- 2021-05Grzegorz Maciejewski/Scottish Asia Partnerships Higher education Research Fund (SAPHIRE)
北米で働く日本人駐在員の英語語用論的能力の発達:「助言」で使用する方略を中心に2019-12 -- 2022-03土方裕子筑波大学/研究基盤支援プログラム(Sタイプ)
英文理解の多次元的な一貫性構築:テキスト,学習者,タスク要因を踏まえた統合的検証2019-04 -- 2023-03卯城祐司/科学研究費補助金/基盤研究B
日本人学習者の英文読解における意味処理の深さと定型表現の理解2019-04 -- 2022-03土方 裕子Japan Society for the Promotion of Science/Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(C)2,600,000Yen
日本人英語学習者の意味統合における処理の深さ:照応理解に基づく研究2011-04 -- 2014-03土方裕子科学研究費補助金/若手研究B
日本人大学生の英文要約の評価に関する研究:分析的な評価尺度の開発と運用2011-04 -- 2014-03山西博之科学研究費補助金/基盤研究C
英語アカデミック論文作成のためのコーパス基礎研究2010-04 -- 2011-03清水眞東京理科大学/特定研究助成金(教養教育)
日本人英語学習者の流暢な読みに必要な意味処理の深さ:意味的逸脱に基づく研究2009-04 -- 2011-03土方裕子科学研究費補助金/若手研究スタート支援
読解における意味概念のオンライン統合とチャンキングのメカニズムに関する研究2006-04 -- 2008-03土方裕子科学研究費補助金/特別研究員奨励費
Career history
2019-04 -- 2023-06University of TsukubaFaculty of Humanities and Social SciencesAssistant Professor
2018-04 -- 2019-03Teikyo UniversityFaculty of Science and EngineeringSenior Assistant Professor
2014-08 -- 2018-03The Ohio State UniversityESL Programs, Department of Teaching & Learning, College of Education and Human EcologyLecturer
2009-04 -- 2014-03Tokyo University of ScienceManagement SchoolJunior Associate Professor
2008-04 -- 2009-03University of Glasgow, UKDepartment of PsychologyVisiting Research Fellow
2008-04 -- 2009-03Japan Society for the Promotion of SciencePostdoctoral Fellow for Research Abroad
2006-04 -- 2008-03Japan Society for the Promotion of ScienceResearch Fellow (DC2)
Academic background
2003-04 -- 2008-03University of Tsukuba 大学院人文社会科学研究科
1999-04 -- 2003-03University of Tsukuba 第一学群人文学類
Academic societies
-- (current)Society for Text & Discourse
-- (current)TESOL International Association
-- (current)American Association for Applied Linguistics
Honors & Awards
  • Pragmatics in the context of English for occupational purposes: Speech acts produced by Japanese workers
    Hijikata Yuko; Roberts Rachael D.; Ueno M.
    F1000Research, 2023-01
  • Exploring the effects of COVID-19 restrictions on wellbeing across different styles of lockdown
    Ingram Joanne; Hand Christopher C.; Hijikata Yuko; Maciej...
    Health Psychology Open/9(1), 2022-06
    In'nami Yo; Hijikata Yuko; Koizumi Rie
    STUDIES IN SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION/44(2)/pp.381-406, 2022-05
  • A longitudinal study of phonological ability of junior high school students in an English-language immersion program in Japan
    Shimizu Maki; Hijikata Yuko
    ARELE (Annual Review of English Language Education in Japan)/33/pp.97-112, 2022-03
  • Speaking assessments in English for occupational purposes: A systematic research synthesis
    Min Jiyu; Hijikata Yuko
    Professional and Academic English/28/pp.7-18, 2021-08
  • Systematic research synthesis on rating in ESP speaking assessments
    Hijikata Yuko; Min Jiyu
    Journal of Teaching English for Specific and Academic Purposes/9(3)/pp.465-473, 2021-05
  • The time course of the effects of implicit causality bias on anaphora resolution by Japanese learners of English
    Hijikata Yuko
    Annual Review of English Language Education in Japan (ARELE)/32/pp.1-16, 2021-03
  • Holistic and analytic assessment of the TOEFL iBT(R) integrated writing task
    Ono Masumi; Yamanishi Hiroyuki; Hijikata Yuko
    JLTA journal/22/pp.65-88, 2019-11
  • Developing a scoring rubric for L2 summary writing: a hybrid approach combining analytic and holistic assessment
    Yamanishi Hiroyuki; Ono Masumi; Hijikata Yuko
    Language Testing in Asia/9(13), 2019-07
  • The relationship between the amount of reading and reading attitudes in a foreign language
    Hijikata Y.
    Annual Reports of the Humanities, Utsunomiya Campus, Teikyo University/24/pp.63-74, 2018-01
  • As different as night and day: The ways Japanese adult working learners in an EOP program learn differently from university students
    Hijikata-Someya Y.; Eckhart B.
    Professional and Academic English/45/pp.31-34, 2015-05
  • Evaluation by native and non-native English teacher-raters of Japanese students’ summaries
    Hijikata-Someya Y.; Ono M.; Yamanishi H.
    English Language Teaching/8(7)/pp.1-12, 2015-01
  • イマージョン教育を受ける日本人中学生の音韻的作動記憶に関する研究:非単語復唱能力の観点から
    山口陽弘; 清水真紀; 土方 裕子; 今井信一
    群馬大学教育実践研究/30/pp.199-210, 2013-01
  • Japanese EFL students’ reading processes for academic papers in English
    Hijikata Y.; Nakatani Y.; Shimizu M.
    Journal of Education and Learning/2/pp.70-83, 2013-01
  • The processing of good-fit semantic anomalies: An ERP investigation
    Bohan J.; Leuthold H.; Hijikata Y.; Sanford J. A.
    Neuropsychologia/50/pp.3174-3184, 2012-01
  • アカデミックコーパスにおけるCoherence構築のストラテジー:ScienceのDiscussionにおけるInformation Orderの検証
    中谷安男; 土方 裕子; 清水眞
    英語コーパス研究/18/pp.1-16, 2011-01
  • 日本人学生は英語アカデミック論文をどのように読むのか:発話プロトコルに基づく研究
    土方裕子; 中谷安男
    東京理科大学紀要(教養篇)/43/pp.293-310, 2010-01
  • Development of graded readers for business English: A preliminary study
    Hijikata Y.
    Studies in Liberal Arts and Sciences, Tokyo University of Science/42/pp.75-90, 2009-01
  • Effects of Question Types on Item Difficulty in Two Reading Test Formats : Open-Ended and Multiple-Choice
    卯城 祐司; 中川 知佳子; 森本 由子; 土方 裕子; 渡邊 芙裕美; 甲斐 あかり
    ARELE (Annual Review of English Language Education in Japan)/19(0)/pp.201-210, 2008-03
  • What makes distractors plausible in multiple-choice reading tests?
    Ushiro Y.; Morimoto Y.; Hijikata Y.; Nakagawa C.; Watanab...
    JLTA Journal (The Japan Language Testing Association)/(10)/pp.56-67, 2007-10
  • Relationships between cue types in recall tests and L2 reading proficiency.
    Ushiro Y.; Hijikata Y.; Shimizu M.; Nakagawa C.; Koga T....
    ARELE (Annual Review of English Language Education in Japan)/(18)/pp.31-40, 2007-03
  • Effects of necessary information on listening tests: Focus on its location and characteristics
    Hijikata Y.
    Language Education & Technology/44/pp.61-74, 2007-01
  • Does processing chunk-by-chunk require an inadequate amount of memory?
    Hijikata Y.
    JLTA (The Japan Language Testing Association) Journal/9/pp.129-140, 2006-06
  • Construct validation of reading selections in communicative tests.
    Ushiro Y.; Koga T.; Shimizu M.; In'nami Y.; Hijikata Y.; ...
    ARELE (Annual Review of English Language Education in Japan)/(17)/p.201-210, 2006-03
  • The effects of visual aids on reading comprehension tests
    Ushiro Y.; Shimizu M.; Hijikata Y.; Kasahara K.; Nakagawa...
    JACET (The Japan Association of College English Teachers) Bulletin/42/pp.97-112, 2006-01
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  • 訳せるけど意味がわからない? 大意はとれるけど訳せない? 「和訳」と読解の関係
    土方 裕子
    英語教育2019年12月号/pp.20-21, 2019-11
  • 「チャンク(フレーズ)読み」「サイト・トランスレーション」「テキスト表象の構築」
    英語リーディング指導ハンドブック/大修館書店/pp.pp. 52-69, 100-105, 2010-05
  • 言語力を育てる―英語教育での試み
    言語心理学入門―言語力を育てる/培風館/pp.pp.36-44, 2012-01
  • 第5章 諸外国における初等外国語教育
    中川知佳子; 土方 裕子
    初等外国語教育/ミネルヴァ書房/pp.pp.49-63, 2018-01
  • The chunking process of Japanese EFL readers focusing on verb bias, L2 reading proficiency, and working memory
    Hijikata Y.
    Lambert Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. KG., 2012-01
Conference, etc.
  • Influence of Question Types on Multiple-Document Reading Processes in a Second Language: An Eye-Tracking Study
    Hijikata Y.; Komuro R.; Hanawa C.; Na Ta; Mizugaki R...
    AMLAP2023 (Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing)/2023-09-02--2023-09-02
  • 日本人英語学習者による複数文章読解問題の解答プロセス ー発話プロトコルに基づく検証ー
    土方裕子; 星野由子; 清水遥; 小木曽智子; 小室竜也; 卯城 祐司
    第 48 回全国英語教育学会⾹川研究⼤会/2023-08-20--2023-08-20
  • デジタル・リーディングのプロセスを捉えるデータ収集方法
    土方 裕子
    LET 62nd Annual Conference/2023-08-07
  • Scalar implicature and acceptance rating by first- and second-language speakers
    Hijikata Yuko; Ingram Joanne
    The 32nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Text and Discourse/2022-07
  • Intercultural pragmatics and requesting strategies at workplaces
    Hijikata Yuko; Roberts Rachael D.
    TESOL 2022 International Convention & English Language Expo/2022-03-25
  • Triangulating self, peer, and teacher assessment of L2 summary writing in Japanese universities
    Yamanishi Hiroyuki; Ono Masumi; Hijikata Yuko
    43rd Language Testing Research Colloquium/2022-03-08
  • Development of L2 reading attitude through extensive reading
    Hijikata Yuko
    AILA (International Association of Applied Linguistics) World Congress 2021/2021-08-19
  • 英語イマ―ジョン教育を受ける日本人中学生の音韻処理能力の発達ー非単語復唱課題に基づく縦断的研究ー
    清水 真紀; 土方 裕子
  • Systematic research synthesis on first and second language multiple-text reading.
    Ushiro Yuji; Hijikata Yuko; Ogiso Tomoko; Komuro Ryuya; N...
    2021 Annual Conference of the American Association for Applied Linguistics/2021-03-20--2021-03-23
  • Monitoring Global Coherence of Protagonist, Causal, and Intentional Dimensions in Second Language Reading: A Preliminary Study on Eye Tracking.
    Ushiro Yuji; Ogiso Tomoko; Nahatame Shingo; Hosoda Masay...
    The 30th Annual Meeting of the Society for Text & Discourse/2020-07-24--2020-07-24
  • Bilingual pedagogy in a workplace English program: Specific needs of Japanese engineers working in North America
    Hijikata Yuko
  • The use of implicit causality information in L2 reference processing
    Hijikata Yuko
    Symposium: Bilingualism and Cognition, Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing (AMLaP) 2019/2019-9-5
  • 日本人大学生の英文読解における照応理解プロセス:動詞特性と態による影響
    土方 裕子
  • From needs analysis to curriculum development: Designing a workplace English course for Japanese adult learners
    Hijikata Yuko
    The 2nd OSU-Tsukuba Joint Linguistics Workshop & Data Science in Collaboration on Language (DaSiC) 2019/2019-07-04
  • 日本人英語学習者の照応理解における潜在的因果性の影響
    全国英語教育学会  第44回京都研究大会/2018-08-25
  • Systematic research synthesis on ESP speaking assessments
    Hijikata-Someya Y.; Min J.
    The 2018 American Association for Applied Linguistics Conference/2018-03-25
  • L2 working memory capacity and L2 reading comprehension: A meta-analysis
    In’nami Y.; Hijikata-Someya Y.; Koizumi R.
    J-SLARF (Japan Second Language Acquisition Research Forum)/2017-09-16
  • Online interpretation of “might” in Japanese
    Hijikata-Someya Y.; Ingram J.
    The 24th Annual Meeting of the Society for Text and Discourse in Chicago, Illinois/2014-08-01
  • Developing an analytic rating scale for L2 summary writing in the Japanese university context
    Ono M.; Yamanishi H.; Hijikata Y.
    The 2013 Second Language Writing Symposium in Jinan, China/2013-10-01
  • Implications for academic writing and reading in EFL contexts: Using corpus-based approaches
    Nakatani Y.; Shimizu M.; Hijikata Y.
    The JACET 52nd international convention in Kyoto, Japan/2013-09-01
  • Development of an analytic rating scale for summaries written by Japanese EFL students: Elaboration through an expert judgment
    山西博之; 土方裕子; 大野真澄
    The 39th Annual Meeting of the Japan Society of English Language Education in Hokkaido, Japan/2013-08-01
  • Motivation to study English by Japanese junior high school students in an immersion environment
    清水真紀; 土方裕子; 山口陽弘
    The 39th Annual Meeting of the Japan Society of English Language Education in Hokkaido, Japan/2013-08-01
  • The effects of phonemes, syllables, and morae on a nonword repetition task performances
    清水真紀; 土方裕子; 山口陽弘
    The 55th Meeting of the Japanese Association of Educational Psychology in Tokyo, Japan/2013-08-01
  • Second language cyber-argument: An investigation of intercultural discourse
    Yang H. C.; Hijikata Y.
    The American Association for Applied Linguistics 2013 Conference in Dallas, Texas/2013-03-01
  • Writing beyond the border: A pedagogical application of Google Sites
    Hijikata Y.; Yang H. C.
    The TESOL 2013 International Convention and English Language Expo in Dallas, Texas/2013-03-01
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2023-10 -- 2024-02Specialized Field Experiences: English Language Education IIBUniversity of Tsukuba.
2023-10 -- 2024-02Specialized Field Experiences: English Language Education-2IIBUniversity of Tsukuba.
2023-04 -- 2023-08Specialized Field Experiences: English Language Education-2IIAUniversity of Tsukuba.
2023-04 -- 2023-07Research in English Language Education IVAUniversity of Tsukuba.
2023-10 -- 2023-12Research in English Language Education IVBUniversity of Tsukuba.
2023-04 -- 2023-08Field Experiences: English Language Education IIAUniversity of Tsukuba.
2023-10 -- 2024-02Field Experiences: English Language Education IIBUniversity of Tsukuba.
2023-04 -- 2023-08Specialized Field Experiences: English Language Education IIAUniversity of Tsukuba.
2023-04 -- 2023-07Research in English Language Education IIAUniversity of Tsukuba.
2023-10 -- 2023-12Seminar on Thesis Research IIUniversity of Tsukuba.
  • 第二言語読解とワーキングメモリ
    土方 裕子
    JACET SLA研究会/2023-07-22
  • 第二言語読解とワーキングメモリ
    土方 裕子
    JACET SLA研究会/2023-07-22
Professional activities
2022-05 -- 2022-06The 2023 TESOL International Convention & English Language ExpoProposal reviewer
2023-02 -- 2023-02The 2023 Annual Meeting of the Society for Text & DiscourseMember, the Program Review Committee
2022-11 -- (current)外国語教育メディア学会機関誌編集委員会 査読者
2021-06 -- (current)大学英語教育学会褒賞・学術出版物選考委員会 委員
2022-04 -- (current)全国英語教育学会紀要 (ARELE) 編集委員会 委員
2022-04 -- (current)関東甲信越英語教育学会学会誌 (KATE Journal) 委員会 副委員長
2022-03 -- 2022-04The 2022 Annual Meeting of the Society for Text & DiscourseMember, the Program Review Committee
2019-01 -- 2022-06TESOL International AssociationEditorial Advisory Board, TESOL Journal
2021-06 -- 2021-07The 2021 TESOL International Convention & English Language ExpoProposal reviewer
University Management
2024-04 -- (current)人文学類 教育課程委員会委員
2024-04 -- (current)総合学域群アカデミックアドバイザー
2024-04 -- (current)人文社会系 研究推進室室員
2022-05 -- 2024-03ホームカミングデー委員会委員
2021-04 -- 2023-03人文学類 広報委員会委員
2019-09 -- 2021-03グローバル・コモンズ機構国際交流支援部門 学生の海外派遣小委員会委員

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