Lecturer in Japanese

Office hours 

Thursday and Friday 2:00 - 3:00

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Masami Ikeda-Lamm is a lecturer in Japanese, teaching all levels of Japanese language courses. Her research interests are Japanese pedagogy, learner autonomy, proficiency assessment and academic writing in Japanese. Masami is a certified ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) tester in Japanese and also is a recipient of the 2016 Levitan Awards for Excellence in Teaching by the School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences at MIT. She was also an organizer for the internationally accredited Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) that was held at MIT since 2015-2019.

Research Areas / Expertise: Japanese language pedagogy, learner autonomy, proficiency assessment, and academic writing in Japanese

1993 M.A. Ohio State University
1989 B.A. Keio University, Japan