search/admin/spider_custom.php search/search.php fellowship_survey/survey.php Fellow Follow-up Survey Details - Ryuko KUBOTA

RF (2006)

Fellow Information:
First Name
Ryuko
Middle Name
 
Last Name
KUBOTA
Sex
Female
Organization
University of British Columbia
Title
Professor
Contact Address:
Address Type
Office
Address 1
Department of Language and Literacy Education, Faculty of Education, University of British Columbia
Address 2 (optional)
2034 Lower Mall Rd.
City
Vancouver
State
BC
Zip Code
V6T 1Z2
Country
Canada
Telephone
604-822-3950
Email
ryuko.kubota@ubc.ca
*Survey URL
http://www.jfny.org/fellowship_survey/survey.php?id=3923&sid=1596d07614b4d1cb33e93bd768ddfeaf
Questions:
1. Are you enaged in Japanese Studies?

Answer: A. Yes, I am engaged in Japanese Studies at a university or research institution.

Field of Study:  

2. Please describe what you are currently doing. (If you have your own website or any relevant site, provide its URL.)

Answer: Teaching teacher education and graduate courses on language education. http://lled.educ.ubc.ca/lled-faculty/current-faculty/ryuko-kubota http://educ.ubc.ca/faculty/kubota/

3. Where did you acquire your most advanced Japanese language training for your research?

Answer: C. I am a native Japanese speaker.

4. Have you ever participated in the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme?

Answer: NO

Optional Inquiry:
1. Please describe briefly how the Japan Foundation Fellowship experience influenced your career.

Answer: It has provided me with an invaluable opportunity to conduct a new qualitative research project. Being able to live in Japan for one year enabled me to collect large data through interviews, participant observations, document analysis, and so on.

2. The Japan Foundation is planning to create a network or forum among past Japan Foundation fellows. Please let us know if you have any suggestions in terms of themes, format, etc.

Answer: Participants could post information, inquiry, etc. through a mailing list.