Naho Orita

Naho Orita Orita, Naho (折田奈甫)
Associate Professor of the Center for the English Language Education (CELESE)
Link to web site
orita@waseda.jp

Education

Ph.D. in Linguistics University of Maryland, 2015
M.A. in English Kobe Shoin Women's University, 2009
A.A. in English Osaka Jogakuin College, 2003

Main Responsibilities

  • Academic Reading sub-coordinator
  • Teaching assistant management
  • CELESE publicity

Main Courses Taught

  • Academic Reading
  • Academic Lecture Comprehension
  • Special Topics in Functional English: Introduction to Computational Psycholinguistics

Research Areas and Interests

  • Computational psycholinguistics
  • Language acquisition

Recent Research Activities and Outputs

  • Orita (to appear). Computational modeling. In "Key Concepts of Experimental Pragmatics." (ed.) Miyamoto, Koizumi, Ono, Sauerland, and Yatsushiro. [Book chapter]
  • Orita, Suzuki, and Matsubayashi (2020). The input to verb learning in Japanese: picture books for syntactic bootstrapping. Proceedings of 44th Boston University Conference on Language Development. [Peer-reviewed conference proceedings]
  • 折田 (2019).「計算モデルを用いた第一言語獲得研究 −統語的・意味的言語知識の獲得を例に−」情報処理学会自然言語処理研究会. [Invited talk]
  • Orita, Ono, Feldman, and Lidz (2019). Japanese children’s knowledge of zibun and kare. MAPLL-TCP-TL. [Peer-reviewed conference presentation]

Grants and Awards

  • 科学研究費補助金[基盤研究C].『人工言語を用いた項省略の研究』研究代表者. 2020-2023.
  • 科学研究費補助金[若手研究].『項省略を考慮した日本語の統語的ブートストラッピング』研究代表者. 2018-2019.
  • 科学研究費補助金[スタート支援].『母語獲得におけるわかりやすい学習事例の解明』研究代表者. 2016-2017.