SAITO Akihiro  Associate Professor
Tokyo University of Science, Institute of Arts and Sciences, Noda Division, Institute of Arts and Sciences
Profile | Topics | Assigned Courses(14)
Refereed Papers(12) | Refereed Proceedings(1) | Other Papers(11) | Publications(5) | Presentations(21)
Address 2641 Yamazaki, Noda-shi, Chiba-ken 278-8510, Japan
TEL : +81-4-7124-1501
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Under-Graduate School
  • International Christian University Faculty of Liberal Arts 
Graduate School
  • 2007, University of Southern Queensland Centre for Language Learning and Teaching/Office of Preparatory and Academic Support University of Southern Queensland Master's Degree
  • 2013, University of Southern Queensland School of Linguistics, Adult and Specialist Education Doctoral Degree
  • 2016, Swinburne University of Technology Department of Education, School of Social Sciences, Media, Film and Education Higher Education Master's Degree
Postgraduate Qualification
  • University of Southern Queensland Doctor of Philosophy
  • University of Southern Queensland Master of Applied Linguistics Honours
  • Swinburne University of Technology Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching (Higher Education)
Research History
Employment History
  • 200803-201103 University of Southern Queensland, Faculty of Business, Education, Law, and Arts, Research doctorate student on Research Training Scheme (RTS) scholarship
    200902-200907 University of Southern Queensland, Centre for Research in Transformative Pedagogies, Research Assistant
    200907-201002 University of Southern Queensland, Faculty of Business, Education, Law, and Arts, Casual Academic
    201204-201503 Hachinohe Institute of Technology, Center for Liberal Arts and Sciences, Assistant Professor (tenured)
    201504-201703 Hachinohe Institute of Technology, Center for Liberal Arts and Sciences, Lecturer
    201704-201903 Hakuoh University, Faculty of Education, Lecturer
    201904-202103 Hakuoh University, Faculty of Education, Associate Professor
    202104-202203 Hakuoh University, Faculty of Education, Adjunct lecturer
Research Keyword learner attitude and perception, education system and policy, discourse
Research Area
  • Foreign language education (learner perception; foreign language education and policy; discourse)
Research Theme
  • A mixed-methods inquiry on the association of English language learners' strategy use, self-efficacy beliefs, and self-regulation
Academic Awards Received
  • 2007.12.20

    University of Southern Queensland Postgraduate Research Award Research Training Scheme AUD62,934

  • 2004.12.8

    University of Southern Queensland, Office of Preparatory and Academic Support (OPACS)/Learning and Teaching Support Unit (LTSU), Scholarship Fee Exemption

Academic Society Affiliations
  • 2024.4 - 2024.4

    IAFOR Journal of Education

  • 2024.3 - 2024.3

    IAFOR Journal of Education

  • 2023.11 - 2023.11

    SAGE Open Article Editor Article Editor

  • 2023.11 - 2028.11

    Psychology of Language and Communication (De Gruyter) Associate Editor Associate Editor

  • 2023.10 - 2023.10

    TESL-EJ Journal Article Reviewer

  • 2023.10 - 2023.10

    IAFOR Journal of Education Article Reviewer

  • 2023.6.14 - 2023.7.31

    The Applied Linguistics Association of Australia (ALAA) Reviewer

  • 2023.4 - 2023.4

    TESL-EJ Journal Article Reviewer

  • 2023.1 - 2025.1

    International TESOL & Technology Journal Editorial Board Member

  • 2022.12 - 2023.3

    TESL-EJ Journal

  • 2022.9 - 2022.10

    SAGE Open

  • 2021.10 - 2022.12

    International TESOL Journal Editorial Board Member

  • 2021.5 - 2024.4

    Pegem Journal of Education and Instruction Editorial Board Member

  • 2017.4.1 - 2027.3.31

    International Academic Forum Senior Reviewer, Editorial Board Member

  • 2017.4.1 - 2027.3.31

    IAFOR Journal of Education Editorial Board Member (Senior Reviewer)

  • 2015.3.1 - 2021.2.28

    Dialogic Pedagogy Journal Editorial Board Member (Managing Editor)

Guest Professor