Professor        Office: C408         E-mail: nfujishi [@]

BA, University of California at Santa Barbara, U.S.A.
MA in TESOL, Monterey Institute of International Studies, Monterey, CA U.S.A.

Research Interests
Student and teacher motivation; Learner autonomy; Self-access language learning; Extensive reading; Second Language Writingl; The effects of standardized testing on student motivation

Recent Publications
Fujishima, N., Lauer, J., & Tatsukawa, K. (2011). Fun with TOEIC Test Listening: Traveling Around 24 North American Areas. Tokyo: Eihosha.

Fujishima, N. & Leane, S, (2008). Student feelings about taking the TOEIC-IP test at Okayama University. Bulletin of Higher Education, Okayama University, 4, 75-84.

Ogino, M., Fujishima, N., & Gardner, S. (2007). The implementation of the TOEIC-IP as an English placement test at Okayama University. Bulletin of Higher Education, Okayama University, 3, 79-86.

Brunelli, T., Cowie, N., & Fujishima, N. (Eds). (2007). Professional development in language teaching conference proceedings. Okayama University.

Tatsukawa, K., Lauer J., & Fujishima, N. (2006). TOEIC Listening Practice-Visiting 24 North American Areas. Tokyo: Eihosha.

Recent Presentations
Social language learning spaces: Affordances in a community of learners. Paper co-presented at AILA2011: The 16th World Congress of Applied Linguistics. Beijing Foreign Studies University, Beijing, China, August, 2011.

Student perceptions of the TOEIC test: A preliminary report. Paper co-presented at the Japan Association for Language Teaching PanSIG2010 Conference: Learner Perspectives. Osaka Gakuin University, Osaka, May, 2010.

Community Service and Committee Work
Chairperson, Minor Program in English Committee, LEC, Okayama University
Chapter president, JALT Hiroshima chapter (Japan Association for Language Teaching)
Conference Business Manager, JALT National

Professional and Academic Affiliations
Member, JALT (Japan Association for Language Teaching)
Member, AILA Research Network on Learner Autonomy in Language Learning
Member, JACET (Japan Associate for College English Teachers)
Member, TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages)
Member, WWF (World Wildlife Federation)