Japanese Major Advisor
Coordinator of Japanese and Critical Languages Program
Areas of Expertise
Japanese language, Pedagogy, Linguistics, Literature.
Ryoko Osada has been teaching elementary through advanced Japanese as well as Japanese literature both in the U.S. and Japan. Her focus is on adult acquisition of Japanese and language pedagogy relating to grammar, kanji, listening, speaking, writing and composition, with an emphasis on meeting the needs of learners through the development of context-appropriate teaching materials and class plans. She is also experienced in teaching business Japanese, both language and culture, in a higher education environment.