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Miko Foard

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Emeritus
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 0202
Publications
  • Fumiko Foard. Effects of Shadowing on Improvement in Vocabulary and Grammar for University Students of Japanese Language in America. Proceedings of the 2010 International Conference on Japanese Language Education. National Cheng-Chi University, Taipei, August 2010 (2010).
  • Fumiko Foard. Report on Action Research on Shadowing: The case of Arizona State University. Seminar on the Application of Shadowing in Second Language Education. Research from Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Thailand, America, New Zealand, and Austria. Department of Japanese Studies, National Taichung Institute of Technology, 2010 (2010).
  • Fumiko Foard. "Sample Syllabus 5.". AP Japanese Language and Culture Teacher’s Guide by Yasu-Hiko Tohsaku, University of California, San Diego. The College Board, 2009 (2009).
  • Fumiko Foard. SPOT as a Placement Test: Results and Some Issues at ASU. Development of SPOT-WEB and Research on Test-Takers' Behavior (2008).
  • Fumiko Foard. ePortfolio and National Standards implemented at a Summer Study Abroad Program in Japan. The 2008 International Conference on Japanese Language Education (ICJLE) proceedings, Pusan University of Foreign Studies (2008).
Research Activity
  • Foard,Fumiko Kurita*. INSTRUCTION SERVICE TO ARIZONA GAKUEN SCHOOL. AZ GAKUEN SCHOOL(3/16/2002 - 3/15/2008).
  • Foard,Fumiko Kurita*. INSTRUCTION SERVICE TO ARIZONA GAKUEN SCHOOL. AZ GAKUEN SCHOOL(4/11/1992 - 3/15/2002).
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
JPN 201Second-Year Japanese I
JPN 301Third-Year Japanese I
SLC 394Special Topics
JPN 394Special Topics
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
JPN 102First-Year Japanese II
JPN 316Lang Japanese Popul Culture II
JPN 492Honors Directed Study
JPN 493Honors Thesis
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
JPN 101First-Year Japanese I
JPN 315Lang of Japanese Pop Culture
JPN 499Individualized Instruction
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
JPN 102First-Year Japanese II
JPN 316Lang Japanese Popul Culture II
JPN 492Honors Directed Study
JPN 493Honors Thesis
JPN 499Individualized Instruction
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
JPN 101First-Year Japanese I
JPN 315Lang of Japanese Pop Culture
JPN 484Internship
JPN 499Individualized Instruction
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
JPN 201Second-Year Japanese I
JPN 301Third-Year Japanese I
JPN 394Special Topics
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
JPN 102First-Year Japanese II
JPN 394Special Topics
JPN 492Honors Directed Study
JPN 493Honors Thesis
JPN 499Individualized Instruction
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
JPN 101First-Year Japanese I
JPN 394Special Topics
JPN 484Internship
JPN 499Individualized Instruction
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
JPN 102First-Year Japanese II
JPN 394Special Topics
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
JPN 101First-Year Japanese I
JPN 394Special Topics
Summer 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
JPN 201Second-Year Japanese I
JPN 301Third-Year Japanese I
JPN 394Special Topics
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
JPN 102First-Year Japanese II
JPN 394Special Topics
Presentations
  • Fumiko Foard. Shadowing as a Tool to Improve Listening, Speaking, and Grammar. American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Expo (Nov 2010).
  • Fumiko Foard. ePortfolio 2.0. Arizona Language Assciation, Fall Conference (Oct 2010).
  • Fumiko Foard. Effects of Shadowing on Improvement in Vocabulary and Grammar for University Students of Japanese Language in America. The 2010 International Conference on Japanese Language Education in Taipei (Aug 2010).
  • Fumiko Foard. Report on Action Research on Shadowing: The case of Arizona State University. Seminar on the Application of Shadowing in Second Language Education, in Taichung, Taiwan (Aug 2010).
  • Fumiko Foard. Shadowing to Improve Listening, Speaking, and Pronunciation. Annual Meeting of the Arizona Language Association (Oct 2009).
  • Foard, Fumiko. Japanese Speech Contest Round-Table Discussion (Phase 2). Annual Meeting of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) (Nov 2008).
  • Foard, Fumiko. “Simple Performance Oriented Test (SPOT) as a Placement Test --- A Report from ASU.”. The 2008 AZLA Fall Conference (Sep 2008).
  • Foard, Fumiko, Ossipov, Helene. “Japanese Temari.”. The 2008 AZLA Fall Conference (Sep 2008).
  • Foard, Fumiko. “ePortfolio and National Standards Implemented at a Summer Study Abroad Program in Japan.”. The 2008 International Conference on Japanese Language Education, Pusan University of Foreign Studies (Jul 2008).
  • Fumiko Foard. ePortfolio and National Standards implemented at a Summer Study Abroad Program in Japan. The 2008 International Conference on Japanese Language Education (ICJLE) (Jul 2008).
  • Foard, Fumiko. How to Conduct a Successful Speech Contest. Annual Meeting of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign languages (ACTFL) (Nov 2006).
  • Foard, Fumiko. “Reflecting on the First Year AP Japanese Language and Culture Exam”. AATJ Session at the 2007 AZLA Fall Conference and Second Language Teachers’ Symposium (Oct 2006).
  • Foard, Fumiko. What You Should Know about AP Japanese. the 2006 AZLA/PAL Fall Conference (Oct 2006).
  • Foard, Fumiko. The Power of Instruction: Triumvirate of Strategy, Context, and Application in Motivating Student Learning. International Conference on Japanese Language Education (ICJLE) (Aug 2006).
  • Foard, Fumiko. How to Conduct a Successful State-Wide Speech Contest. The 2006 Annual Meeting of the Southwest Conference on Language Teaching/Arizona Language Associatio (Apr 2006).
  • Foard, Fumiko, Lafford, Peter. The On-Line e-Portfolio, at Home and Abroad. The 2006 Annual Meeting of the Southwest Conference on Language Teaching/Arizona Language Associatio (Apr 2006).
  • Foard, Fumiko. Student ePorfolios: Produced in a Study Abroad Program and in an Online Environment. ACTFL 2005 Annual Meeting and Exposition (Nov 2005).
  • Foard, Fumiko. Broaden Your Students' World through a Pen-pal Project Using E-mail. American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (Nov 2004).
  • Foard, Fumiko. More About Student ePortfolios: Produced in a Study Abroad Program and in a US Campus Online Environment. Annual Meeting of the Arizona Language Association (Oct 2004).
  • Foard, Fumiko. What You Should Know About Japanese Students When Teaching Them English As a Second Language. American English and Culture Program (Oct 2004).
  • Foard, Fumiko. ePortfolios for National Standards for Foreign Languages. Rocky Mountain Southwest Regional Japan Seminar (Jan 2003).
  • Foard, Fumiko. Pen-pal Project Using E-mail: A Way to Broaden Your Students' World and Enhance Their Writing and Re. Annual Meeting of the Arizona Language Association (Jan 2003).
Service
  • ACTFL Delegate Assembly, NCJLT Representative (2008 - Present)
  • Consulate General of Japan, The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program, Information Session organizer, JET Interview organizer, and Interviewer (2008 - Present)
  • ACTFL Delegate Assembly, NCJLT Representative (2006 - Present)
  • Consulate General of Japan, The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program, JET Interview organizer and interviewer and JET Information Session organizer (2006 - Present)
  • Bridge of Japan-America, Advisor (2006 - Present)
  • Japanese New Student Organization, Advisor (2006 - Present)
  • National Foreign Language Center at the University of Maryland with DOE, Member of the LangSource National Working Group (2005 - Present)
  • College of Education, Initial Teacher Certification (ITC) Council member (2005 - Present)
  • Japanese TA Supervisor, TA Supervisor (2005 - Present)
  • Student Exchange Programs in Japan Committee, the Center for Asian Studies, Chair (2005 - Present)
  • Study Abroad Committee, the Center for Asian Studies, Chair (2005 - Present)
  • The CollegeBoard, Teaching Materials Reviewer (2005 - Present)
  • The Initial Teacher Certification (ITC) Program, College of Education, Advisor for the Academic Specialization in Japanese (2005 - Present)
  • Teacher' Guide by Educational Testing Service, AP Japanese Syllabus Contributor (2005 - Present)
  • Arizona Foreign Language Articulation Task Force, Representing Japanese language and Japanese program at ASU (2004 - Present)
  • Language Articulation Task Force, a member representing ASU (2004 - Present)
  • Japanese Section, Lower Division Coordinator (2001 - Present)
  • Japan Foundation, LA, As President of AATJ, I obtained grant and organized this workshop for professional developments (2010 - 2011)
  • Japanese Student Association, Advisor (2007 - 2011)
  • Language Articulation Task Force for the State of Arizona, One of the representative from Asian section/Japanese, SILC, ASU (2009 - 2011)
  • ASU, Advisor for the Bridge of Japan - America (2004 - 2011)
  • Arizona Language Association, Planning Meeting Committee Member (2009 - 2010)
  • Japanese TA Supervisor, TA Supervisor (2005 - 2010)
  • Language Arizona Task Force (LATF), Organized a workshop on How to evaluate the International Baccaroliart exam scores (2010 - 2010)
  • Japanese Graduate Student Association (JGSA), Advisor (2009 - 2010)
  • Japanese Graduate Student Association (JGSA), Advisor (2007 - 2010)
  • College of Education, Advisor for the Academic Specialization in Japanese, Initial Teacher Certification (ITC) Program, College of Education. (2002 - 2010)
  • School of International Letters and Cultures, Undergraduate First through Third year Japanese Coordinator (2002 - 2010)
  • ASU, Director, ASU Summer Program in Hiroshima (2009 - 2010)
  • Arizona association of Teachers of Japanese, As Past President of AATJ, I obtained fund from SILC and helped organized this workshop for professional developments (2010 - 2010)
  • Arizona Association of Teachers of Japanese (AATJ), Twenty-First Annual Arizona Japanese Speech Contest Executive Committee member (2009 - 2010)
  • The Twenty-First Annual Arizona Japanese Speech Contest., Twenty-First Annual Arizona Japanese Speech Contest Executive Committee member (2009 - 2010)
  • Consulate General of Japan, The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program, Information Session organizer, JET Interview organizer, and Interviewer (2009 - 2010)
  • Language Articulation Task Force for the State of Arizona, Chair, Japanese Language Committee for the Outcome Goals for Less Commonly Taught Languages, for the Language Articulation Task Force for the State of Arizona. (2008 - 2010)
  • Japanese TA Supervisor, TA Supervisor (2005 - 2009)
  • National Council of Japanese Language Teachers (NCJLT), Teacher Awards Selection Committee member (2009 - 2009)
  • Arizona Language Association, American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Delegate for AZLA (2008 - 2009)
  • Arizona Language Association, As President of AATJ, I needed to come up with the AATJ session idea. (2009 - 2009)
  • Arizona Association of Teachers of Japanese, President (2007 - 2009)
  • Arizona Association of Teachers of Japanese, President (2007 - 2009)
  • ASU, Director, ASU Summer Program in Hiroshima (2008 - 2009)
  • Arizona Association of Teachers of Japanese, The Twentieth Annual Arizona Japanese Speech Contest Co-Chair (2008 - 2009)
  • Twentieth Annual Arizona Japanese Speech Contest, Co-Chair, logistics, judge coordinator, grant writer, fund raiser (2008 - 2009)
  • National Council of Japanese Language Teachers, Chair, By-Laws Revision Committee (2007 - 2008)
  • National Council of Japanese Language Teachers (NCJLT), Past-President (2007 - 2008)
  • National Council of Japanese Language Teachers (NCJLT), Teacher Award Director (2005 - 2008)
  • Arizona Association of Teachers of Japanese (AATJ), The Nineteenth Annual Arizona Japanese Speech Contest Chair (2007 - 2008)
  • The Alliance of Associations of Teachers of Japanese, LangNet project working group member (2005 - 2007)
  • National Council of Japanese Language Teachers (NCJLT), President (2006 - 2007)
  • National Council of Japanese Language Teachers (NCJLT), Teacher Awards Director (2005 - 2007)
  • Lower Division Coordinator, Coordinator (2006 - 2006)
  • National Council of Japanese Language Teachers (NCJLT), Vice President (President-Elect) (2005 - 2006)
  • The Seventeenth Annual Arizona Japanese Speech Contest, Grant Writer, fund raiser, and judge Coordinator (2005 - 2006)
  • Summer Sessions Office and Department of Languages and Literatures, Co-Director for the ASU Summer Program in Japan (2005 - 2006)
  • The College Board, Teaching Materials Reviewer (2005 - 2006)
  • Student Exchange Programs in Japan Committee, the Center for Asian Studies, Chair (2005 - 2006)
  • Study Abroad Committee, the Center for Asian Studies, Chair (2005 - 2006)
  • College of Education, ITC Admissions Task Force (2005 - 2005)
  • SILC Steering Committee, committee member (2005 - 2005)
  • SILC Steering Committee/Sub-Committee on Community Links, Committee member (2005 - 2005)
  • Arizona Language Association, American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Delegate (2004 - 2005)
  • The Sixteenth Annual Arizona Japanese Speech Contest, Co-Chair (2004 - 2005)
  • Summer Sessions Office and Department of Languages and Literatures, Director for the ASU Summer Program in Japan (2004 - 2005)
  • International Programs Office, couse equivalency provider (2004 - 2005)
  • The Pacific Northwest Council for Languages (PNCFL), Evaluator for the 2005 Award Nominations for PNCFL (2005 - 2005)
  • Arizona Language Association (AZLA), Delegate to the ACTFL Delegate Assemnbly (2003 - 2004)
  • DDR Club at ASU, Advisor (2003 - 2004)
  • Japanese Animation Club, Advisor (2003 - 2004)
  • Language Lab Committee, member (2003 - 2004)
  • Consulate General of Japan, The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program, JET Information Session at ASU organizer and JET Interview organizer and interviewer (2004)
  • Office of National scholarship Advisement, NSEP review committee (2004)
  • Student Exchange Programs in Japan Committee, the Center for Asian Studies, Chair (2004)
  • Study Abroad Committee, the Center for Asian Studies, Chair (2004)
  • Summer Program in Japan, Director (2004)
  • The 2004 ACTFL-NYSAFLT Anthony Papalia Award for excellence in Teacher Education Committee, Chair (2003 - 2004)
  • Arizona Association of Teachers of Japanese (AATJ), President (2003)
  • Japan Exchange Teaching (JET) Program, Consulate General of Japan, Interviewer, Information Session Organizer (2003)
  • Japanese Student Organization, Advisor (2003)
  • Student Exchange Programs in Japan Committee, the Center for Asian Studies, committee member (2003)
  • Study Abroad Committee, the Center for Asian Studies, committee member (2003)
  • Summer Program in Japan, Co-Director (2003)
  • The Fifteenth Annual Arizona Japanese Speech Contest, Co-Chair (2003)
  • The Fourteenth Annual Arizona Japanese Speech Contest, Co-Chair (2003)
  • University Wide Teacher Education Committee, committee member (2003)
  • Thirteenth Annual Arizona Japanese Speech Contest, Executive Committee (2002 - 2002)
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