Yoko Kano, M.S.
B.A., Kansai Gaidai University of Foreign Studies, Japan
M.S., Iona College
Yoko Kano uses technology extensively to enhance teaching and student learning such as videoconferencing with Japan and online course materials.She is the recipient of the Lecturer of the Year 2009 at UNC-Wilmington. She has published number of publications about her experimental courses using technology and has been making presentations at international as well as national conferences. She serves as the director of Foreign Language Resource Center, the director of the North Carolina Teaching Asia Network, the director of Japan Center-Coastal Chapter, and the coordinator of Asian Studies Minor at UNCW. She has also served as a board member of the National Council of Japanese Language Teachers, a national task force member of American Council on Teaching of Foreign Languages Japanese language standard for preschool to college, and theformer president of Carolina Association of Teachers of Japanese.