|Tatsuya Nakata, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Foreign Language Studies, Kansai University, Japan.
URL: http://www.howtoeigo.net/english/ (English) http://www.howtoeigo.net/ and http://gamp.c.u-tokyo.ac.jp/~t-nakata/index.html (Japanese)
Second language vocabulary learning
Computer-assisted language learning (CALL)
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.
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SCHOLARSHIPS / RESEARCH GRANTS
ThesisNakata, T. (2013). Optimising second language vocabulary learning from flashcards (Unpublished doctoral dissertation). Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand (Supervisors: Dr Stuart Webb, Prof. Paul Nation; examiners: Prof. Paul Nation, Prof. Rod Ellis, Prof. Jan Hulstijn).
Book sectionsNakata, T., & Webb, S. A. (in press). Vocabulary learning exercises: Evaluating a selection of exercises commonly featured in language learning materials. In B. Tomlinson (Ed.), Second language acquisition research and materials development for language learning. Oxon, UK: Taylor and Francis.
Nakata, T. (2013). Web-based lexical resources. In C. Chappelle (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., & Webb, S. A. (in press). 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. doi: 10.1017/S0272263115000236
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
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
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 ...]
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.
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/>.
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 in 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.
EuroSLA Doctoral Award, from European Second Language Association, September, 2012.
EUROCALL Research Award, from European Association for Computer-Assisted Language Learning, March, 2007.
Part-time Instructor of English, Faculty of Human Studies, Musashino University,
Japan. Apr. 2005 - Aug. 2009.
Ad hoc reviewer for the following:
The 21st Eiken Research Grant, 290,000 yen, from Society for Testing English Proficiency, Jul. 2008.
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.
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..
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].