Jim Yoshioka

    JIM YOSHIOKA serves as NFLRC Program Coordinator. In his over 22 years of work at UHM, he has helped successfully organize 80+ conferences and symposia (including PacSLRF 2001, AAAL 2003, CALICO 2006 & 2013, PLL 2007, SLRF 2008, TCLT 2012, all biennial ICLDC conferences (2009-present), and the annual HALT spring conferences, summer summits, and fall symposia) and 30+ NFLRC summer institutes for second and foreign language educators. In addition, he is co-founder and co-faciliator of the Teacher Portfolio & Preparation Series and co-editor of the monograph Noticing and Second Language Acquisition: Studies in Honor of Richard Schmidt (2013).

    In 2016, he was honored with the inaugural Excellence in Service Award for the former College of Languages, Linguistics & Literature, now part of the College of Arts, Languages & Letters.

    He holds a BA in English (1990) from the University of California at Davis and an MA in English as a Second Language (1999) from the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa.