研究業績

Tatsuya Nakata, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Faculty of Foreign Language Studies, Kansai University, Japan.

email: nakata[at]kansai-u.ac.jp

Research Interests:
Second language vocabulary learning
Computer-assisted language learning (CALL)

Education:
BA in English and American Literature, College of Arts, Rikkyo University, Japan. March, 2002

MA in Language and Information Sciences, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Japan. March, 2005

PhD in Applied Linguistics, School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. August, 2013.

Thesis title: Optimising second language vocabulary learning from flashcards [PDF] (Supervisors: Dr Stuart Webb, Prof. Paul Nation; examiners: Prof. Paul Nation, Prof. Rod Ellis, Prof. Jan Hulstijn).

PUBLICATIONS
PRESENTATIONS
RESEARCH GRANTS / SCHOLARSHIPS
AWARDS
PROFESSIONAL SERVICE
EMPLOYMENT
EFL MATERIALS

PUBLICATIONS

Book sections

Quinn, P., & Nakata, T. (2017). The timing of oral corrective feedback. In H. Nassaji & E. Kartchava (Eds.), Corrective feedback in second language teaching and learning: Research, theory, applications, implications (pp. 35-47). Oxon, UK: Routledge.

Nakata, T. (2017). 「第9章 語彙指導」[Chapter 9. Vocabulary instruction.] In W, Suzuki (Ed.), 『実践例で学ぶ第二言語習得研究に基づく英語指導[Teaching English from a second language acquisition perspective]』 (pp. 124-140) Tokyo: Taishukan-shoten.

Nakata, T. (2017). 「第2章 単語・語彙の獲得」[Chapter 2. Acquisition of words and vocabulary] In T, Nishihara (Ed.), 『朝倉日英対照言語学シリーズ 発展編 2 心理言語学[Psycholinguistics]』 (pp. 41-71) Tokyo: Asakura-shoten.

Nakata, T., & Webb, S. A. (2016). Vocabulary learning exercises: Evaluating a selection of exercises commonly featured in language learning materials. In B. Tomlinson (Ed.), SLA research and materials development for language learning (pp. 123-138). Oxon, UK: Routledge.

Nakata, T. (2013). Web-based lexical resources. In C. Chapelle (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics (pp. 6166–6177). Oxford, UK; Wiley-Blackwell. [Invited / Peer reviewed]

Nakata, T. (2012). 「相関分析入門(2)―関係や結果を予測するには」[Regression analysis]. In O. Takeuchi & A. Mizumoto (Eds.), 『外国語教育研究ハンドブックー研究手法のより良い理解のためにー 』 [A handbook of foreign language education and research] (pp. 132-146). Tokyo: Shohakusha.

Nakata, T. (2009). The role of positive evidence for L2 lexico-semantic development: From perspectives of prototype, item learning, and rule forming (in Japanese). In Foreign Language Teaching Association, The University of Tokyo (Ed.), On the frontiers of foreign language education: From four skills to intercultural communication (pp. 2-14). Tokyo: Seibido. [Peer reviewed]

Nakata, T. (2004). English word lists for Japanese learners: JACET 8000 and SVL 12000 (in Japanese). In JACET Basic Words Revision Committee (Ed.), How to make the best of JACET 8000: For educational and research application (pp. 58-59). Tokyo: The Japan Association of College English Teachers.

Articles in refereed journals

Nakata, T. (2017). Does repeated practice make perfect? The effects of within-session repeated retrieval on second language vocabulary learning. Studies in Second Language Acquisition. 39, 653-679. doi:10.1017/S0272263116000280 [PDF]

Nakata, T., & Webb, S. A. (2016). Does studying vocabulary in smaller sets increase learning? The effects of part and whole learning on second language vocabulary acquisition. Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 38, 523-552. doi: 10.1017/S0272263115000236 [PDF]

Nakata, T. (2016). Effects of retrieval formats on second language vocabulary learning. International Review of Applied Linguistics in Language Teaching, 54, 257–289. doi:10.1515/iral-2015-0022

Nakata, T. (2015). Effects of expanding and equal spacing on second language vocabulary learning: Does gradually increasing spacing increase vocabulary learning? Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 37, 677-711. doi: 10.1017/S0272263114000825 [PDF]

Nakata, T. (2015). Effects of feedback timing on second language vocabulary learning: Does delaying feedback increase learning? Language Teaching Research, 19, 416-434. doi:10.1177/1362168814541721 [PDF]

Nakata, T. (2015). Are learners aware of effective ways to learn second language vocabulary from retrieval? Learners’ perceived effects of relative spacing, absolute spacing, and feedback timing on vocabulary learning.Vocabulary Learning and Instruction. 4, 66-73. doi: 10.7820/vli.v04.1.nakata [Invited]

Rogers, J., Webb, S. A., & Nakata, T. (2015). Do the cognacy characteristics of loanwords make them more easily learned than noncognates? Language Teaching Research. 19, 9-27. doi: 10.1177/1362168814541752

Nakata, T. (2011). Computer-assisted second language vocabulary learning in a paired-associate paradigm: A critical investigation of flashcard software. Computer Assisted Language Learning, 24, 17-38. doi:10.1080/09588221.2010.520675 [Cited by …] [PDF]

Nakata, T. (2009).The effects of positive evidence and metalinguistic information on L2 lexico-semantic development. JACET Journal, 49, 1-13.

Nakata, T. (2008). English vocabulary learning with word lists, word cards, and computers: Implications from cognitive psychology research for optimal spaced learning. ReCALL Journal, 20, 3-20. doi:10.1017/S0958344008000219. [Awarded EUROCALL Research Award, from European Association for Computer-Assisted Language Learning, March, 2007] [Cited by …]

Nakata, T. (2007). Learning formulaic sequences with the Low-First Spaced Learning Method (in Japanese). Language and Information Sciences (University of Tokyo), 5, 165-180.

Nakata, T. (2007). English collocation learning through meaning-focused and form-focused tasks. Bulletin of Foreign Language Teaching Association (University of Tokyo), 11, 51-68.[Cited by …]

Nakata, T. (2006). English vocabulary learning based on the reactivation theory of spacing effects: Examination of the effects of structural elaboration as corrective feedback. Language and Information Sciences (University of Tokyo), 4, 229-242. [Cited by …]

Nakata, T. (2006). Implementing optimal spaced learning for English vocabulary learning: Towards improvement of the Low-First Method derived from the reactivation theory. The JALT CALL Journal, 2, 19-36. [Cited by …]

Non-refereed publications

Nakata, T. (2016).  語彙習得研究の知見を元に日々の語彙テストを最大限に活用する. 『英語教育』65(3). 19-21.

Nakata, T. (2009). Development and examination of a test of English word meanings for Japanese learners: Scoring based on correctness and confidence level (in Japanese). STEP Bulletin (Society for Testing English Proficiency). 21, 78-95.

Nakata, T. (2007). English collocation learning through meaning-focused and form-focused activities: Interactions of activity types and L1-L2 congruence. Proceedings of the 11th Conference of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics. 154-168.

Nakata, T. (2006). English vocabulary learning with or without computers: A test of the effectiveness of the Low-First spaced learning method (in Japanese). Proceedings of the 46th National Conference of the Japan Association for Language Education and Technology, 195-204.

Nakata, T. (2003). A case study of Spanish teaching at Washington and Lee University in the U.S. and Rikkyo university in Japan and its implications on Japan’s English education. The Rikkyo Review (Rikkyo University), 63, 181-211.

Projects commissioned by the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

Yamauchi, Y., Nakata, T., Miyao, H., Tomono, K., Matsumoto, M., & Fujita, H. (2006). ICTキュービック[ICT for Teacher Training: A web-based training system for high school English teachers]. Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. Available online at <http://www.nicer.go.jp/ict3/>.

Yamauchi, Y., Nakata, T., Miyao, H., Ohta, H., Sato, S., Tomono, K., Inoue, Y., & Oguchi, T. (2004). e授業Web研修システム [E-Classes: A web-based training system for high school English teachers]. Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. Available online at <http://www.nicer.go.jp/eltt/english/juniorhigh/> and <http://www.nicer.go.jp/eltt/english/high/>.

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS

Nakata, T. (2017). Second language vocabulary learning from retrieval. Invited presentation at the International Forum on Second Language Lexical Processing and Acquisition, JACET Special Interest Group on Reading. [Invited]

Nakata, T. (2017). The effects of spacing on second language vocabulary learning. Invited lecture at the Cognitive Approaches to Second Language Acquisition (CASLA) research group, The University of Amsterdam. [Invited]

Nakata, T. & Suzuki, Y. (2017). The effects of interleaving on second language grammar learning. Japan Second Language Acquisition Research Forum 1st Meeting.

Shintani, N., Saito, K., Nakata, T. & Suzuki, Y. (2017). 「明示的指導の理論と実践:発音・語彙・文法習得への可能性を検証する」関西英語教育学会・外国語教育メディア学会関西支部共催研究大会・シンポジウム. [Invited colloquium]

Nakata, T. & Suzuki, Y. (2017). 「分散学習は意味的に関連した単語の習得を促進するか?:干渉効果と分散効果の検証」関西英語教育学会・外国語教育メディア学会関西支部共催研究大会. [Invited]

Nakata, T. (2017). Optimizing computer-based second language vocabulary learning. Invited lecture at Okayama JALT Monthly Meeting. [Invited]

Nakata, T. (2016). Effects of within-session repeated retrieval on second language vocabulary learning. Vocab@Tokyo Conference 2016.

Nakata, T & Mizumoto, A. (2016). 「文献ソフトMendeleyとZoteroの紹介」外国語教育メディア学会メソドロジー研究部会2016年度第1回研究会.

Nakata, T. (2016). 「単語カードを使った英語語彙学習・「IT を活用した英語語彙指導」 Invited lecture at Miyagi University of Education, Japan. [Invited]

Nakata, T. (2015a). Does studying vocabulary in smaller sets increase learning? Effects of whole and part learning on second language vocabulary acquisition. The 25th Annual Conference of the European Second Language Association (EuroSLA), Aix-en-Provence, France.

Nakata, T. (2015b). Are learners aware of effective ways to learn second language vocabulary from retrieval? Perceived effects of relative spacing, absolute spacing, and feedback timing on vocabulary learning. JALT Vocabulary Special Interest Group Symposium, Fukuoka, Japan. [Invited]

Nakata, T. (2015c). Optimizing second language vocabulary learning. Invited lecture at JACET Kanto Chapter Monthly Meeting, Tokyo, Japan. [Invited]

Nakata, T. (2013). Does gradually increasing spacing increase second language vocabulary learning? Vocab@Vic 2013, Wellington, New Zealand.

Nakata, T. (2012). Effects of expanding and equal spacing on second language vocabulary learning: Do the amount of spacing and retention interval make a difference? The 22nd Annual Conference of the European Second Language Association (EuroSLA), Poznań, Poland. [Awarded EuroSLA Doctoral Award]

Nakata, T. (2011a). The effects of block size on L2 vocabulary learning. 1st Auckland Postgraduate Conference on Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, Auckland, New Zealand.

Nakata, T. (2011b). Effects of expanding and equal spacing on second language vocabulary learning. Seminar presented in the School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies Research Seminar Series, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.

Nakata, T. (2006). English collocation learning through meaning-focused and form-focused activities: Interactions of activity types and L1-L2 congruence. 11th Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics Conference, Chuncheon, South Korea.

AWARDS

Victoria Doctoral Completion Award (NZ$5,000), from Victoria University of Wellington, May, 2013.

EuroSLA Doctoral Award, from European Second Language Association, September, 2012.

EUROCALL Research Award, from European Association for Computer-Assisted Language Learning, March, 2007.

RESEARCH GRANTS / SCHOLARSHIPS

Grants

Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (A) #16H05943 文部科学省科学研究費若手研究(A), 6,500,000 yen, from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology of Japan. Apr. 2016 – Mar. 2019.

Grant-in-Aid for Research Activity Start-up (#15H06746) 文部科学省科学研究費研究支援スタートアップ, 1,430,000 yen, from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology of Japan. Oct. 2015 – Mar. 2016.

Faculty Research Grant, NZ$3,007.94, from Victoria University of Wellington, May 2012 – Sep. 2012.

Faculty Research Grant, NZ$750.00, from Victoria University of Wellington, Jun. 2011 – Sep. 2011.

Faculty Research Grant (conference grant), NZ$242.09, from Victoria University of Wellington, Mar. 2011.

Faculty Research Grant, NZ$1,999.97, from Victoria University of Wellington, Jun. 2010 – Apr. 2011.

Doctoral Research Grant, 150,000 yen, from The University of Tokyo, Aug. – Oct. 2009.

Doctoral Research Grant, 300,000 yen, from The University of Tokyo, Oct. 2008 – Mar. 2009.

The 21st Eiken Research Grant, 290,000 yen, from Society for Testing English Proficiency, Jul. 2008.

Scholarships

Student Exchange Support Program (Long-Term Study Abroad) Scholarship, Full tuition + 119,000 yen per month, from Japan Student Services Organization, Dec. 2009 – Nov. 2010. (Full tuition + 110,000 yen per month from April, 2010).

Victoria PhD Scholarship, from Victoria University of Wellington, Full tuition + NZ$1,750 per month, Dec. 2010 – May 2013.

EMPLOYMENT

Part-time Instructor of English, Faculty of Human Studies, Musashino University, Japan. Apr. 2005 – Aug. 2009.

Part-time Instructor of English, Center for General Curriculum Development, Rikkyo University, Japan. Sep. 2007 – Aug. 2009.

Program Coordinator, College of Intercultural Communication, Rikkyo University, Japan. Apr. 2008 – Mar. 2009

Teaching Assistant. “Teaching and Learning Vocabulary (LALS 522)” School of Linguistics & Applied Language Studies, Victoria University of Wellington. May – Jun, 2010.

Research Assistant. School of Linguistics & Applied Language Studies, Victoria University of Wellington. April – December, 2012.

Tutor (NZAID), School of Linguistics & Applied Language Studies, Victoria University of Wellington. October – December, 2013.

Tutor, Japanese Programme, School of Languages and Cultures, Victoria University of Wellington. March, 2014 – June, 2014.

Part-time Instructor of English, Center for General Curriculum Development, Rikkyo University, Japan. Sep. 2014 – March, 2015.

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Foreign Language Studies, Kansai University. April 2015 – March 2016.

Associate Professor, Faculty of Foreign Language Studies, Kansai University. April 2016 – Present.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

External examiner for PhD dissertations.

University of Queensland, Australia, 2017.
Scientific committee member, Vocab@Tokyo, 2016.
Ad hoc reviewer for the following:

Language Learning, Wiley-Blackwell, 2017.

Studies in Second Language Acquisition, Cambridge University Press, 2016.

Applied Linguistics, Oxford University Press, 2016.

Modern Language Journal, Wiley-Blackwell, 2016.

Language Teaching Research, Sage Press, 2015 – 2016.

Reading in a Foreign Language, National Foreign Language Resource Center and The University of Hawai’i, 2016-2017.

Language Learning & Technology The University of Hawai’i and Michigan State University, 2011 – 2013.

System: An International Journal of Educational Technology and Applied Linguistics, Elsevier, 2013, 2015, 2017.

Computer Assisted Language Learning,  Routledge, 2011.

Discourse Processes, Routledge, 2009.

The Language Learning Journal, Routledge, 2013.

Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. C. Chappelle (Ed.) Oxford, UK; Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.

Vocabulary Learning and Instruction., JALT Vocabulary SIG, 2015.

JALT CALL Journal, JALT CALL SIG, 2016-2017.

Vocabulary Education and Research Bulletin (VERB), JALT Vocabulary SIG, 2014-2015.

Kansai University Forum for Foreign Language Education (関西大学外国語教育フォーラム), Kansai University, 2015.

Vocab@Vic Conference, Victoria University of Wellington, 2013.

言語科学会年次国際大会(The Japanese Society for Language Sciences Annual International Conference), 2017.

EFL MATERIALS

TV series

Material developer for 「NHK テレビ新3か月トピック英会話:英単語ネットワーク~めざせ10,000語!~《 broadcast by NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation). July – September, 2007 and April – June, 2008 .

Material developer for 「NHK ニュースで英会話 オンライン」 broadcast by NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation). January – November, 2009 + April, 2013 – Present.

Software

Consultant for みんなのDSゼミナールカンペキ英単語力 (Master English vocabulary: an educational game for Nintendo DS). Tokyo: TDK Core..

Consultant for 暗記君 (Potable Tutor: a mobile learning tool). Nagoya: Makitech.

Books

Tsuchiya, T., Nakata, T. Nakanishi, N., Nishina, Y., Nakagawa, Y., & Yasukochi, T. (2014). CD付はじめてでも500点突破!! TOEIC(R) TEST即効15日計画 [15-day program for the TOEIC(R) Test]. Tokyo: 三修社[Sanshusha].

Irie, I., & Nakata, T. (2011). English脳で覚える英単語ハンドブック[English brain vocabulary builder]. Tokyo: スリーエーネットワーク[3A Network].

English脳で覚える英単語ハンドブック

Shimizu, K., Currie, W., & Nakata, T. (2009). イラストで記憶に残る 語源ビジュアル英単語[Building English vocabulary using word parts and visuals]. Tokyo: Gakken Publishing .

イラストで記憶に残る 語源ビジュアル英単語

Mark D. Stafford, Nakata, T, & Mizumoto, A. (2009). Mark your goal: 語彙と文法で攻略するTOEIC(R) Test [Mark your goal: Vocabulary and grammar tactics for the TOEIC Test]. Tokyo: Kinseido Publishing .

Mark Your Goal: Vocabulary and Grammar Tactics for the TOEIC(R) test(語彙と文法で攻略するTOEIC(R)テスト)

Shimizu, K., Currie, W., & Nakata, T. (2008). パーフェクトBOOK 語源とイラストで一気に覚える英単語 [Building English vocabulary using word parts: Perfect]. Tokyo: Asuka Publishing.

パーフェクトBOOK 語源とイラストで一気に覚える英単語

Shimizu, K., Currie, W., & Nakata, T. (2007). 語源で英単語 連想式にみるみる身につく[Building English vocabulary using word parts and associations]. Tokyo: Gakken Publishing.

語源で英単語 連想式にみるみる身につく

Matsumoto, S., Nakata, T., Kosaka, T., & Kishi, B. (2007). 新TOEICテスト大戦略シリーズ:新TOEICテストリーディング問題ルール14 [Developing skills for the New TOEIC Test: Reading]. Tokyo: Obunsha Publishing.

新TOEICテストリーディング問題ルール14

Matsumoto, S., Asaoka, C., Irinoda, K., Nakata, T., Nakagami, K., & Kosaka, T. (2007a). 新TOEICテスト大戦略シリーズ:新TOEICテスト730点突破のルール20 [Developing skills for the New TOEIC Test: Intermediate]. Tokyo: Obunsha Publishing.

新TOEICテスト730点突破のルール20

Matsumoto, S., Asaoka, C., Irinoda, K., Nakata, T., Nakagami, K., & Kosaka, T. (2007b). 新TOEICテスト大戦略シリーズ:新TOEICテスト900点突破のルール20 [Developing skills for the New TOEIC Test: Advanced]. Tokyo: Obunsha Publishing.

新TOEICテスト900点突破のルール20

Mizumoto, A., Corti, M. E., & Nakata, T. (2006). TOEFL TESTによく出る英単語2500 [2500 words you need to know for the TOEFL Test]. Tokyo: Asuka Publishing.

Nakata, T., & Mizumoto, A. (2005). わんたん:1から覚える英単語集 [Wantan: English basic vocabulary builder]. Tokyo: Gakken Publishing.

「1から覚える英単語集 わんたん《

Shimizu, K., Currie, W., & Nakata, T. (2004). HYPER語源とイラストで一気に覚える英単語 [Building English vocabulary using word parts: Advanced]. Tokyo: Asuka Publishing.


Shimizu, K., Currie, W., & Nakata, T. (2003). 語源とイラストで一気に覚える英単語 [Building English vocabulary using word parts]. Tokyo: Asuka Publishing.