After completing her doctoral degree in May 2011, Tsuyuki Miura has been teaching the Introduction to the Study of TESOL course in the graduate TESOL program at the Osaka Center of Temple University's Japan Campus. She also teaches in a number of English-language programs in several universities in the Kansai area. Her primary research interests are in the areas of foreign language learners' motivational changes, vocabulary learning and teaching, and developing teaching materials.

Recent publications:

  • Miura, T. (2011). Motivational trajectories of successful foreign language learners: Six biographical case studies (Doctoral dissertation) Temple University, Philadelphia.
  • Miura, T. (2010). A retrospective survey of L2 learning motivational changes. JALT Journal, 32, 29-53.
  • Miura, T. (2005). A case study of the lexical knowledge of an advanced proficiency EFL learner. The Language Teacher, 29(7), 29-33.

Ed.D., Temple University