Japanese as a Heritage Language Special Interest Group

JHL JOURNAL: JAPANESE HERITAGE LANGUAGE EDUCATION

Download On-line Heritage Journal Vol. 1 (PDF format, 853k)
  (実践レポート)年少者のための継承日本語教育におけるプロジェクトアプローチを使った合同授業のデザイン ダグラス昌子 カリフォルニア州立大学ロングビーチ校 mdouglas@csulb.edu
(Report) Application of Project Approach to teach combined classes of young learners of Japanese as a heritage language: Design and procedures
(Masako O. Douglas, California State University, Long Beach) mdouglas@csulb.edu

Download On-line Heritage Journal Vol. 2 (PDF format, 280k)
(研究論文)アメリカ高校生日本語学習者動機づけに関する社会文化的考察 楠正子 カリフォルニア州立大学ノースリッジ校  masako.nunn@csun.edu or MasakoN@aol.com .
(Research Article) Socio-Cultural Differences in U.S. High School Students' Motivation to Learn the Japanese Language
(Masako Nunn, California State University, Northridge) masako.nunn@csun.edu or MasakoN@aol.com.

Download On-line Heritage Journal Vol. 3 (PDF format, 303k)
(研究論文)  継承日本語学習者の漢字力分析 ダグラス昌子 カリフォルニア州立大学ロングビーチ校 mdouglas@csulb.edu
(Research Article) Analysis of Kanji Ability of Heritage Learners of Japanese
(Masako O. Douglas, California State University, Long Beach) mdouglas@csulb.edu

Download On-line Heritage Journal Vol. 4 (PDF format, 608k)
(研究論文)国際結婚の子どもたちの日本語力と家庭言語:風説からの脱却と可能性に向けて  片岡裕子 カリフォルニア州立大学ロングビーチ校 柴田節枝 カリフォルニア州立大学フラトン校 kataoka@csulb.edu sshibata@fullerton.edu
(Research Article) Japanese Language Proficiency and Home Language Use among Children of International Marriages: Breaking Free from Common Assumptions
(Hiroko C. Kataoka, California State University, Long Beach) kataoka@csulb.edu
(Setsu Shibata, California State University, Fullerton) sshibata@fullerton.edu


About the Journal

The Japanese Heritage Language Special Interest Group invites submissions to its on-line journal of teaching and learning Japanese as a heritage language. This Web-based journal provides a forum for educators and researchers in the field of JHL to publish their research as well as their practical ideas such as curriculum design, classroom activities, assessment, and experiences related to teaching and learning JHL. The journal is published in an on-line format in order to reach more readers and make the articles accessible and available all the time to educators and researchers in this field. Articles can be submitted at any time to the journal, and the reviewed articles are added to the website on an ongoing bases.

Contents of the journal are as follows:

Research Articles

This section features scholarly articles, which quantitatively or qualitatively investigate topics related to teaching and learning of JHL. The Editorial Board invites papers from a wide range of theoretical orientations and on a wide variety of topics related to JHL issues. All papers are double blind peer-reviewed.

Reports

This section provides a forum for sharing information about teaching and learning JHL. Reports include, but are not limited to, curriculum design, classroom activities, other practical ideas and suggestions to teach and learn JHL, JHL education, professional development, JHL learners, and Japanese heritage language and culture. All papers are double blind peer-reviewed.

Editorial Board

Hitomi Oketani-Lobbezoo (Eastern Michigan University), Chair
Noriko Fujioka-Ito (University of Cincinnati), Co-Chair
Toshiko M. Calder (Princeton Community Japanese Language School)
Kiyomi Chinen (California State University, Long Beach)

How to Submit a Manuscript

Please download PDF document here.