Tomoko Yashima

List of John Benjamins publications for which Tomoko Yashima plays a role.


This report presents regression discontinuity design (RDD) as a powerful analytical tool for use in applied linguistics showcased through our study of the impact of Japanese government study-abroad (SA) scholarships. RDD enables the estimation of causal effects in scenarios where a true… read more
Roever, Carsten, Yuki Higuchi, Miyuki Sasaki, Tomoko Yashima and Makiko Nakamuro 2023 Validating a test of L2 routine formulae to detect pragmatics learning in stay abroadApplied Pragmatics 5:1, pp. 41–63 | Article
There has long been interest in the effect of stay abroad on pragmatic development in second language (L2) pragmatics research. However, few testing instruments exist to assess pragmatics learning in stay abroad and provide information about learners’ development to help institutions evaluate… read more