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Takako Shigehisa

Silver Level Contributor  Peer Reviewer
Assistant Dean, World Languages
Northern Virginia Community College
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Member Type: Faculty
Last Login: Aug 12, 2014
Member Since: Oct 11, 2004



Primary Affiliation:
  • Virginia Community/Technical College System (Education, Community/Technical College, VA, United States)

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Alexandria Campus
3001 North Beauregard Street
Alexandria, VA 22311-5097 US


  • Japanese - speaking level (Superior) - reading level (Superior)

Skills & Interests

  • Arts/Dance (Intermediate)
    Mad hot ballroom!
  • Arts/Music (Intermediate)
    Classical/Jazz piano
  • Science and Technology (Beginner)
    Design and develop websites incorporating audio and visual instructional materials. Utilize website development software such as Macromedia Dreamweaver 8, Flash 8, Firework 8, Captivate, and Adobe Photo shop CS 2

Education History

  • Master of Arts East Asian Studies (12/2002)
    Indiana University


  • Assistant Dean, World Languages (12/2007 - Current) Northern Virginia Community College
  • Assistant Professor of Japanese (06/2004 - 06/2010) Northern Virginia Community College


  • Mid-Atlantic Association of Teachers of Japanese
    Webmaster 06/2011 - Current
  • Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
    Member 12/2005 - Current
  • Greater Washington Association of Teachers of Foreign Languages
    Member 09/2005 - Current
  • American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
    Member 09/2004 - Current

Honors and Awards

  • NVCC Educational Foundation Grant (02/2008)
    to develope an on-line archive of Japanese instructional films.
  • NVCC Alumni Federation Faculty of the Year Award (04/2005)