YOSHIE KADOWAKI, Lecturer of Japanese, YOSHIE KADOWAKI, Lecturer of Japanese, received her B.A. in English linguistics and M.A. in TESOL from the University of Nevada, Reno. Her fields of interests include second language acquisition, computer assisted language learning and teaching, and sociolinguistics. She grew up in Hokkaido, Japan, and has been teaching Japanese at UNR since 2002. She currently teaches first-year Japanese and Japanese culture course. She is also the Japanese Studies minor advisor.