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Yoshitaka Tanabe


FacultyGeneral Education Division / Graduate School of Law
Commentator Guide
Last Updated :2020/01/15

Education and Career


  •  - 1997 , The University of Newcastle
  •  - 1994 , Nagoya University of Foreign Studies, Faculty of Foreign Language, Department of British and American Studies

Academic & Professional Experience

  •   2002 , - Full-time Lecturer, Department of Language
  • Education, Kinki University

Research Activities

Research Areas

  • Education, Education

Research Interests

  • English Education, Intercultural, Communication

Published Papers

  • Elementary School Teachers’ Expectations on Feedback Regarding their Teaching Performance of English Class, TANABE Yoshitaka, Kindai university center for liberal arts and foreign language education journal. foreign language edition, 8(1), 1 - 15, Jul. 2017 , Refereed
  • Influence of Perceived Teacher Personality on Student Evaluations of Teaching: An Examination of the Variables of Students’ English Proficiency, TANABE Yoshitaka, MORI Setsuko, JACET Journal, (61), 131 - 148, Feb. 2017 , Refereed
  • The Oral Introduction of English Target Sentences in Elementary School Education: An Analysis of the Present Situation and a Suggestion for Developing ICT Support Materials, TANABE Yoshitaka, 62(3・4), 359 - 376, Mar. 2015
  • Influence of Instructor Personality on Student Evaluation of Teaching: A Comparison between English Majors and Non-English Majors, TANABE Yoshitaka, MORI Setsuko, English Language Teaching, 8(1), 1 - 10, Jan. 2015 , Refereed
  • Effects of Perceived Teacher Personality on Student Class Evaluations: A Comparison between Japanese Instructors and Native English Speaking Instructors, International Journal of English Linguistics, 3(3), 53 - 65, Mar. 2013
  • Students' Course Evaluations and Their Roles in Faculty Development (2): Analyses of Students' Perceptions toward Required English Classes, Kinki University English Journal, (7), 17 - 36, Feb. 2011
  • An Investigation into How Elementary School Teachers View Their Partners in Team Teaching Situations (Part 2), Kinki University English Journal, (5), 31 - 45, Jan. 2010
  • Rossible Approaches toward Obtaining Classroom Participation from Apathetic Language Students, Kinki University Department of Language Education, 2(2), 2003
  • Possible Approaches toward Obtaining Classroom Participation from Apathetic Language Students, Kinki University Department of Language Education Bulletin, 2(2), 113 - 130, Oct. 2002

Books etc

  • Word Builder, Nan'un-do


  • The Japanese Association for the Study of Teaching English to Children


  • Studies towards a proper interconnection between elementary and junior high schools : The analysis of teaching objectives, topics and situations, activities through curriculum and teaching materials, JASTEL Journal,   2004
  • Using Songs in the English Language Classroom : Its Theoretical Overview and Possible Teaching Activities, Kinki University Department of Language Education Bulletin,   2003
  • Possible Solutions to Get Unmotivated Students to Participate in Language Classes, The Seventh Conference on School Education at Hakodate, 7,   2001
  • Analysis and Possible Solutions to the Problems Likely to Occur Among, Students Studying Overseas, Journal of the English Literary Society of Hakodate, 39,   2000
  • Trial Implementation of the Internet in the Classroom Setting : Environment Education with Video Conferencing, The Journal of the School Education Society of Hakodate, 4,   1999

Research Grants & Projects

  • Early Language Teaching / Learning