Kyoko joined the department after teaching Japanese language at all levels in the U.S., Japan, China, Canada, and Nigeria.
Instructed Second Language Acquisition (ISLA)
Task-Based Language Teaching (TBLT)
Second Language (L2) Vocabulary Acquisition
Mixed methods research in SLA
Kobayashi Hillman, K. & Long, M.H. (2020). Target tasks for U.S. Foreign Service Officers: The challenge for TBLT of the Japanese celebration speech. In C. Lambert & R. Oliver (eds.), Using Tasks in Diverse Contexts. Multilingual Matters.
Long, M.H., Lee, J. & Kobayashi Hillman, K. (2019). Task-based language learning. In J.W. Schwieter & A. Benati (eds.), The Cambridge Handbook of Language Learning (pp. 500-526). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Kobayashi Hillman, K., Ross, S.J. & Kasper, G. (2017). Achieving epistemic alignment in a psycholinguistic experiment. Applied Linguistic Review, 9 (4), 617-641.
Miura, K., Fukasawa, N., Okazawa, T., & Kobayashi Hillman, K. (2006). Introduction to Academic Presentations: The First Step for Japanese Language Learners and Japanese Students.Tokyo: Hitsuji Syobo Publishing.