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Speech communication educator

Makoto Omi, Japanese speech communication educator. Fulbright grantee Japan United States Educational Commission, 1967. Member Communications Association Japan (president 1990-1993, since 2004), Japanese Association College English Teachers (award 1997).

Background

Omi, Makoto was born on March 18, 1941 in Shizuoka, Japan. Son of Akira and Kiyoko (Koitabashi) Omi.

Education

Bachelor, Nanzan University, Nagoya, Japan, 1963. Master of Applied Teaching in Speech Communications, Indiana University, 1970. Postgraduate, Columbia University, 1988.

Career

Instructor Aichi Prefectural Jishukan Senior High School, Toyohashi, Japan, 1963-1969. Part time lecturer Nanzan Junior College, Nagoya, 1974-1976, associate professor, 1976-1983, professor, since 1984.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (books: Introduction to Oral Interpretation, 1984, How to Learn English through Mind, Heart and Body, 1988, The Theory and Practice of English Communication—from the Standpoint of Speech, 1996 (Japan Association College English Teachers award 1997).

Membership

Member Communications Association Japan (president 1990-1993, since 2004), Japanese Association College English Teachers (award 1997).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music.

Connections

Married Sachiko Omi, May 1998. Children: Nao.

father:
Akira Omi

mother:
Kiyoko (Koitabashi) Omi

spouse:
Sachiko Omi

child:
Nao Omi