Basic Information




Associate Professor



Research Fields, Keywords

English Education, Applied Linguistics

Research Field

Applied Linguistics
CALL (Computer Assisted Language Learning)
Second Language Vocabulary Acquisition
Intercultural Communication

Professional Career On-Campus 【 display / non-display

  • Akita International University Faculty of International Liberal Arts English for Academic Purposes Program, Associate Professor, 2020/04 -

  • Akita International University, Dean of Students, 2019/04 -

External Career 【 display / non-display

  • Akita Prefectural Office, Adjunct Staff & Visiting Lecturer, 2003/04 - 2004/03

  • Minnesota State University-Akita, Adjunct Instructor, 2001/08 - 2003/03

  • St. Cloud State University, MN, Adjunct Instructor, 2000/08 - 2001/05

Academic Society Affiliations 【 display / non-display

  • TESOL, 1900/04 - , JAPAN

  • JALT, 1900/04 - , JAPAN


Academic Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Image Use Effects on Young Learner Vocabulary Acquisition, Proceedings of the 8th OpenTESOL International Conference 2020, 2020/05, Clay Williams, Naeko Naganuma

    Research paper (international conference proceedings), Multiple Authorship, English

  • Development of Reading Skills in an EAP Programme: A Longitudinal Study, The Asian ESP Journal, vol.15 (1-1) (p.39 - 61) , 2019/06, Rachael Ruegg, Naeko Naganuma

    Research paper (scientific journal), Multiple Authorship, English

  • Concept Mediation by Elementary L2 Learners, PanSIG Journal 2017, 2018/08, Clay H. Williams, Naeko Naganuma

    Research paper (international conference proceedings), Multiple Authorship, English

  • Academic Dishonesty in Extensive Reading Programs: Stories and Strategies from Student Interviews, The Language Teacher, vol.42 (1) (p.9 - 12) , 2018/01, Yuichi Tagane, Naeko Naganuma, Patrick Dougherty

    Research paper (scientific journal), Multiple Authorship, English

  • Does Instruction Alter the Naturalistic Pattern of Pragmatic Development? Case of Request Speech Act, The Electronic Journal for English as a Second Language, vol.19 (3) (p.1 - 25) , 2015/11, Naoko Taguchi, Naeko Naganuma, Carlos Budding

    Research paper (scientific journal), Multiple Authorship, English

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Books 【 display / non-display

  • Teaching English for Academic Purposes (EAP) in Japan: Studies from an English-medium University, Springer, 2018/03, Yuichi Tagane, Naeko Naganuma, Patrick Dougherty

    Scholarly Book, Multiple Authorship , English

  • The Impact of Internationalization on Japanese Higher Education: Is Japanese Education Really Changing?, Sense Publishers, 2016, John Mock, Hiroaki Kawamura, Naeko Naganuma

    Scholarly Book, Editing and Writing, English

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research 【 display / non-display

  • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C),2017/04 - 2020/03

  • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C),2006/04 - 2010/03,The Impact of International Universities on Local Communities: Social, Economic, and Cultural Perspectives

Presentations 【 display / non-display

  • 64th National Federation of Prefectural English Teachers' Organizations Conference in Akita, Domestic Conference, 2014/11, Oral Presentation (guest/special)


On-Campus Classes/Subjects In Charge of 【 display / non-display

  • 2021, Fall, EAP106-R_F, EAP Academic Listening and Speaking

  • 2021, Fall, EAP074-N_F, Intermediate Listening & Speaking

  • 2021, Spring, ENG101-3_S, Academic Reading Across Disciplines

  • 2021, Spring, EAP074-A_S, Intermediate Listening and Speaking