Updated on 2022/06/26

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TAHARA, Tatsuro
 
Affiliation
Affiliated organization, Global Education Center
Job title
Research Associate

Education

  • 2016.04
    -
    2022.03

    Waseda University   Graduate School of Education  

  • 2014.04
    -
    2016.03

    Waseda University   Graduate School of Letters, Arts and Sciences  

  • 2010.04
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    2014.03

    Waseda University   School of Culture, Media and Society  

Degree

  • 2016.03   Waseda University   Master of Arts in Literature

Research Experience

  • 2021.04
    -
    Now

    Bunkyo Gakuin University   Faculty of Business Administration   Part-time lecturer

  • 2018.04
    -
    2022.03

    Tokyo University of Agriculture   Faculty of Agriculture   Part-time lecturer

Professional Memberships

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    Japan Society for Mixed Methods Research

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    International Language Testing Association

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    Asian Association for Language Assessment

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    The Japan Association for Language Education & Technology

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    Japan Language Testing Association

 

Research Areas

  • Foreign language education   English Education

  • Education on school subjects and primary/secondary education

Research Interests

  • Mixed Methods Research

  • Needs Analysis

  • English-Medium Instruction (EMI)

  • Diagnostic Assessment

  • Washback Effect

  • Language Assessment

  • Language Testing

  • Applied Linguistics

  • English Education

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Papers

Misc

  • Needs Analysis for English-Medium Instruction (EMI) Courses in Japan: From the University Students' Perspectives

    Tahara Tatsuro, Kudo Shuhei, Moriya Ryo

    Eiken Research Funding Web Short Presentation    2022.01

    Authorship:Lead author

    Other  

  • Using focus groups to identify the English language needs in English-medium instruction courses at a Japanese university

    Kudo Shuhei, Tahara Tatsuro, Moriya Ryo

    Proceedings of the 24th Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics Conference     122 - 123  2019.09  [Refereed]

    Article, review, commentary, editorial, etc. (international conference proceedings)  

  • Using expectancy-value theory for examining washback in a TOEFL iBT preparation course at a Japanese university

    Tahara Tatsuro

    Proceedings of the 23rd Conference of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics     9 - 10  2018.08  [Refereed]

    Article, review, commentary, editorial, etc. (international conference proceedings)  

  • Test-taking strategy use in responding to reading comprehension question in a university entrance examination in Japan

    Tahara Tatsuro

    Proceedings of the 21st Conference of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics     26 - 27  2016.08  [Refereed]

    Article, review, commentary, editorial, etc. (international conference proceedings)  

Other

  • High School Specialized Teacher’s Certificate (English)

    2016.03
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  • Junior High School Specialized Teacher’s Certificate (English)

    2016.03
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  • High School Teacher’s Certificate (English)

    2014.03
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  • Junior High School Teacher’s Certificate (English)

    2014.03
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Awards

  • 32th Eiken Foundation of Japan Research Grant

    2019.07   Eiken Foundation of Japan   Needs Analysis for English-Medium Instruction (EMI) Courses in Japan: From the University Students' Perspectives

    Winner: Tahara Tatsuro, Kudo Shuhei, Moriya Ryo

Research Projects

  • 大学入試英語問題のテスト内容分析:外部試験に焦点を当てて

    Waseda University  Grants for Special Research Projects

    Project Year :

    2022.06
    -
    2023.03
     

    TAHARA, Tatsuro

  • Needs Analysis for English-Medium Instruction (EMI) Courses in Japan: From the University Students' Perspectives

    Eiken Foundation of Japan  Eiken Foundation of Japan Research Grant

    Project Year :

    2019.07
    -
    2021.01
     

    Tahara Tatsuro, Kudo Shuhei, Moriya Ryo

Presentations

  • Defining TLU task characteristics distinguishing the different CEFR levels through a textbook analysis: The case of a university speaking placement test

    Takizawa Kotaro, Liu Xiaofei, Suzuki Shungo, Deng Yanping, Matsumura Kana, Nakamura Keita, Oi Yoko, Tahara Tatsuro, Watanabe Akiko, Zhou Tan

    Language Testing Research Colloquium (LTRC) 2022 

    Presentation date: 2022.03

    Event date:
    2022.03
     
     
  • Towards creating diagnostic feedback of a standardized English test in a context of university entrance examination reform in Japan

    Tahara Tatsuro

    Language Testing Research Colloquium (LTRC) 2022 

    Presentation date: 2022.03

    Event date:
    2022.03
     
     
  • A review of washback research in Japan

    Allen David, Tahara Tatsuro

    New Directions East Asia 2021 

    Presentation date: 2021.12

    Event date:
    2021.12
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  • Test culture in Japan

    Tahara Tatsuro  [Invited]

    JALT PanSIG 2021 Conference 

    Presentation date: 2021.05

    Event date:
    2021.05
     
     
  • A content analysis of two standardized reading tests for university admissions in Japan

    Tahara Tatsuro  [Invited]

    2019 KELTA conference 

    Presentation date: 2019.11

  • Multistage mixed-methods study on Japanese university students' English language needs at English-medium instruction (EMI) courses

    Moriya Ryo, Tahara Tatsuro, Kudo Shuhei

    2019 MMIRA Asia Regional & JSMMR2019 Conference 

    Presentation date: 2019.09

  • A systematic review of washback studies in the Japanese context: A replication of Cheng, Sun, and Ma (2015)

    Tahara Tatsuro

    The 5th International Conference of the Asian Association for Language Assessment 

    Presentation date: 2018.10

  • An analysis of Japanese EFL learners’ reading-to-write task completion process: Triangulation of stimulated recall and keystroke logging data sources

    Ishii Yutaka, Sawaki Yasuyo, Tahara Tatsuro

    The 21st Annual Conference of the Japan Language Testing Association 

    Presentation date: 2017.09

  • TOEICerはなぜTOEICを何度も受験するのか:複線径路・等至性アプローチを用いた分析

    太原達朗

    第42回外国語教育質的研究会 

    Presentation date: 2022.06

  • Using focus groups to identify the English language needs in English-medium instruction courses at a Japanese university

    Kudo Shuhei, Tahara Tatsuro, Moriya Ryo

    The 24th Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics Conference 

    Presentation date: 2019.08

  • 分析的尺度を使った要約ライティング評価

    Sawaki Yasuyo, Ishii Yutaka, Tahara Tatsuro

    Presentation date: 2019.03

  • 大学入試英語問題における4技能外部試験の使用に関する3つの疑問に答える―言語テスティング研究の知見から―

    太原達朗

    2018年度早稲田大学多元文化学会秋期大会研究発表会 

    Presentation date: 2018.10

  • Using expectancy-value theory for examining washback in a TOEFL iBT preparation course at a Japanese university

    Tahara Tatsuro

    The 23rd Conference of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics 

    Presentation date: 2018.08

  • An exploratory study of English language needs for university entrance examinations of English in Japan

    Tahara Tatsuro

    早稲田大学英文学会・英語英文学会2017年度合同大会 

    Presentation date: 2017.12

  • A case study of English language needs at Japanese universities and students' learning experience in high school

    Tahara Tatsuro

    The 4th International Conference of the Asian Association for Language Assessment 

    Presentation date: 2017.06

  • The impact of university entrance examinations on English use in university life in Japan: A case study

    Tahara Tatsuro

    早稲田大学英文学会・英語英文学会2016年度合同大会 

    Presentation date: 2016.11

  • Test-taking strategy use in responding to reading comprehension question in a university entrance examination in Japan

    Tahara Tatsuro

    The 21st Conference of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics 

    Presentation date: 2016.09

  • Test-taking strategies and washback effect for university entrance examinations of English in Japan

    Tahara Tatsuro

    早稲田大学英文学会・英語英文学会2014年度合同大会 

    Presentation date: 2014.12

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Teaching Experience

  • TOEIC-ⅡB

    Bunkyo Gakuin University  

    2021
    -
    Now
     

  • TOEIC-ⅡA

    Bunkyo Gakuin University  

    2021
    -
    Now
     

  • English 2

    Tokyo University of Agriculture  

    2018
    -
    2022
     

  • English 1

    Tokyo University of Agriculture  

    2018
    -
    2022
     

 

Committee Memberships

  • 2021
    -
    2022

    Language Testing Research Colloquium (LTRC) 2022  Committee Member

  • 2019
    -
    2021

    Asian Association for Language Assessment (AALA) Student Committee  Co-Chairs

  • 2017
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    2018

    Asian Association for Language Assessment (AALA) Student Committee  Committee Member