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Katsuo Tamaoka

Language researcher

Katsuo Tamaoka, Japanese language researcher. Recipient Canada award External Affairs of Canada, 1984. Member Psychological Association, Japanese Reading Association (board directors since 1996).

Background

Tamaoka, Katsuo was born on September 26, 1955 in Uchiko, Ehime, Japan. Son of Takeo and Hideko (Matsuda) Tamaoka.

Education

Bachelor of Education, Ehime University, Matsuyama, 1981. Master of Education, Hiroshima University, 1983. Master of Education, University Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada, 1986.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada, 1990.

Career

Lecturer Matsuyama University, 1990-1992, associate professor language department, 1992-1998. Associate professor Hiroshima University Institute International Education, Japan, since 1998. Japanese representative International Development in Asia Committee, International Reading Association, since 1994.

Works

  • Author: The Processing Mechanism of Japanese Kana and Kanji, 1994. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Psychological Association, Japanese Reading Association (board directors since 1996).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Scuba diving, skiing, tennis.

Connections

father:
Takeo Tamaoka

mother:
Hideko (Matsuda) Tamaoka