Kayoko Enomoto

Ms Kayoko Enomoto

Senior Lecturer

School of Social Sciences

Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics


Kayoko Enomoto is a Senior Lecturer, Head of Department for Asian Studies and Director, Student Experience in the Faculty of Arts. Kayoko has served on a wide range of committees and working groups for reviewing University policies and developing University-wide student experience and engagement plans. She is also an executive member and the Secretary & Treasurer of the Languages and Cultures Network for Australian Universities (LCNAU) National Committee. In 2021, Kayoko was appointed by the Minister for Education, Hon John Gardner, to the Multicultural Education and Languages Committee (MELC) as the representative of the South Australian Vice Chancellor’s Committee (SAVCC).

Kayoko has published in the fields of language education and higher education and has specific research interests and expertise in the following areas: approaches to student diversity; assessment and promotion of student learning; flexible learning and teaching using new technologies; curriculum innovation and design; the first-year experience; flipped classroom; team-based learning. Kayoko’s recent publications include edited books: Innovative Teaching and Learning Practices in Higher Education. Libri Publishing (2018), Intersections in Language Planning and Policy. Springer (2020) and Teaching and Learning Innovations in Higher Education. Libri Publishing (2021). Kayoko serves as a member of the Editorial Board of a new series entitled LCNAU Studies in Languages and Cultures (ANU Press - Open Access). She is also the First Editor of the Learning in Higher Education Series of books, internationally published by Libri Publishing Ltd., U.K. In addition, Kayoko regularly serves as a reviewer for the International Journal of Corpus Linguistics and Pragmatics (Springer), and an academic advisor and reviewer for the Institute for Learning in Higher Education (Copenhagen, Denmark).

Kayoko has continually developed innovative teaching practices and implemented research-informed curriculum design and assessment strategies to respond to the unique challenges of meeting diverse learning needs. Her pedagogical innovations have culminated in various excellence in teaching awards: a national Award for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning (2011), a Stephen Cole the Elder Award for Excellence in Teaching (2012), a Student-led Teaching Award (2018), a Special Commendation - COVID19 Emergency Teaching Response (2020) and most recently, the Stephen Cole the Elder Award for Excellence in the category of Excellence in the Leadership, Support and Enhancement of Teaching Practice (2021). In 2021, in recognition of outstanding and sustained demonstration of innovation and leadership in the teaching of languages, Kayoko was also awarded the Vice-Chancellor and President's Award for Excellence (2021).

Kayoko has published in the fields of higher education and language education. Her recent publications appear as refereed chapters in edited books and also peer-reviewed journal articles and conference proceedings. These research publications have specifically examined the effectiveness of educational approaches involving learner-centred curriculum development, reflective learning, self-regulated learning, team-based learning, and technology-enhanced language learning. Her research and publications directly inform a wide range of strategies by which we can improve student engagement, learning experiences and learning outcomes beyond the boundaries of disciplines. Kayoko has specific research interests and expertise in the following areas: Approaches to student diversity; Assessment and promotion of student learning; Flexible learning and teaching; Curriculum innovation, design and renewal; Innovation, including new technologies; Learning and teaching in larger classes; The first year experience. Kayoko’s recent publications include edited books:  Innovative Teaching and Learning Practices in Higher Education. Libri Publishing (2018),  Intersections in Language Planning and Policy. Springer (2020), Teaching and Learning Innovations in Higher Education. Libri Publishing (2021) and Active Learning in Higher Education. Libri Publishing (2022). 

 

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2018 - ongoing Head of Department University of Adelaide
    2018 - 2022 Director, Student Experience University of Adelaide
    2013 - ongoing Senior Lecturer University of Adelaide
    1992 - 2012 Lecturer University of Adelaide
  • Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
    2021 Award The Stephen Cole the Elder Award for Excellence in the category of Excellence in the Leadership, Support and Enhancement of Teaching Practice University of Adelaide Australia AU$8,000.00
    2021 Award The Vice-Chancellor and President's Award for Excellence in recognition of outstanding and sustained demonstration of innovation and leadership in the teaching of languages University of Adelaide Australia AU$2,000.00
    2020 Award Special Commendation - COVID 19 Emergency Teaching Response The University of Adelaide Australia
    2018 Award Student-led Teaching Award The University of Adelaide Australia $2,000-00
    2012 Teaching Award The Stephen Cole the Elder Award for Excellence in Teaching The University of Adelalide Australia $8,000.00
    2012 Teaching Award Award for Outstanding Student Feedback in Learning and Teaching (Individual) The University of Adelaide Australia
    2011 Teaching Award Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning Office for Learning and Teaching Australia $10,000.00
    2011 Teaching Award Award for Outstanding Student Feedback in Learning and Teaching (Individual) The University of Adelaide Australia
    2010 Teaching Award Award for Outstanding Student Feedback in Learning and Teaching (Team) The University of Adelaide Australia
    2009 Teaching Award A High Commendation for the Stephen Cole the Elder Award for Excellence in Teaching. The University of Adelaide Australia
    2009 Teaching Award The Executive Dean's Prize for Excellence in Teaching (Individual Teacher) The University of Adelaide Australia $1,000.00
  • Language Competencies

    Language Competency
    English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
    Japanese Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    University of Edinburgh United Kingdom M.Sc. in Applied Linguistics
    University of Edinburgh United Kingdom Diploma in Applied Linguistics
    Kansai Gaidai University Japan B.A.
  • Research Interests

2016 Project Leader: University of Adelaide Priority Partner Grant (AU$5,000) entitled 'Collaborating to Enhance the Exchange Student Learning Experience'.

2014 German Research Foundation (DFG) Travel Grant for attending the 2014 German Applied Linguistics Congress, ‘Applied Linguistics in Teaching, Teaching Applied Linguistics’ (1,040 Euros).

2014 Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences Learning & Teaching Development and Innovation Grant (AU$2,000).

2014 Project member: Office of Learning Teaching Innovation and Development Grant (AU$220,000) entitled ‘Online resources to support international students' (Project Leader: J. Miller). See our grant project by visiting: http://www.adelaide.edu.au/english-for-uni/ and  http://www.adelaide.edu.au/english-for-uni/essay-writing/ and http://www.adelaide.edu.au/english-for-uni/prepositions/

2013 Project Leader: University of Adelaide E-learning Development Grant (AU$15,000) entitled “Blogging to build transferable reflective learning capabilities”.

Kayoko has earned 11 teaching excellence awards, including an Office for Learning and Teaching (OLT) National Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning (2011), a Stephen Cole the Elder Award for Excellence in Teaching (2012), a Student-led Teaching Award that is based entirely on student nominations (2018), a Special Commendation COVID19 Emergency Teaching Response Award (2020), and most recently, the Stephen Cole the Elder Award for Excellence in the category of Excellence in the Leadership, Support and Enhancement of Teaching Practice (2021). In 2021, Kayoko was also awarded the Vice-Chancellor and President's Award for Excellence in recognition of outstanding and sustained demonstration of innovation and leadership in the teaching of languages. Over the years, Kayoko has progressively developed her leadership through active engagement in a wide range of pedagogical enhancement initiatives and research-led teaching innovations, which she has continued to share with colleagues locally, nationally and internationally, positively influencing teaching practices of others. Kayoko adopts a teaching philosophy that enables language students to recognise and use their knowledge of a second language – Japanese – as a learning tool for gaining new knowledge, rather than just as a learning goal in its own right. With this teaching philosophy, Kayoko inspires and facilitates students to become ‘active creators’ instead of ‘sole consumers' of the language content they are learning in the classroom. Her teaching enhancement initiatives typically involve learning theory-led curriculum design, which systematically integrates language-specific (Japanese) and employability (transferable) skills development.

  • Board Memberships

    Date Role Board name Institution name Country
    2017 - ongoing Board Member Faculty Board - Faculty of Arts The University of Adelaide Australia
  • Committee Memberships

    Date Role Committee Institution Country
    2021 - ongoing Member Arts Faculty Language Committee University of Adelaide Australia
    2021 - ongoing Advisory Board Member Ministerial Advisory Committee - Multicultural Education and Languages Committee (MELC) Department of Education, Government of South Australia Australia
    2021 - ongoing Member Review of the Australian Curriculum F-10 - MELC subcommittee Ministerial Advisory Committee, MELC - Government of South Australia Australia
    2021 - ongoing Member Digital Learning - MELC subcommittee Ministerial Advisory Committee, MELC - Government of South Australia Australia
    2021 - ongoing Member Award for Leadership in Languages and Cultures – Selection panel - MELC subcommittee Ministerial Advisory Committee, MELC - Goverment of South Australia Australia
    2020 - ongoing Treasurer Languages and Cultures Network for Australian Universities (LCNAU) Languages and Cultures Network for Australian Universities (LCNAU) Australia
    2020 - 2022 Secretary Languages and Cultures Network for Australian Universities (LCNAU) Languages and Cultures Network for Australian Universities (LCNAU) Australia
    2020 - ongoing Member Student Retention and Success Committee The University of Adelaide Australia
    2019 - ongoing Member SELT Response Rate Working Group The University of Adelaide Australia
    2019 - ongoing Member Student Retention and Success Plan - Implementation Working Group The University of Adelaide Australia
    2019 - ongoing Member Academic Progress by coursework Students Policy Working Group The University of Adelaide Australia
    2019 - ongoing Member JAFA Prizes for Excellence in Japanese Studies Selection Committee The University of Adelaide Australia
    2018 - ongoing Member Languages and Cultures Network for Australian Universities (LCNAU) Executive Committee Languages and Cultures Network for Australian Universities Australia
    2018 - ongoing Member Language Other than English (LOTE) Communication with Students Working Group The University of Adelaide Australia
    2018 - ongoing Member School of Social Sciences Learning & Teaching Committee The University of Adelaide Australia
    2018 - ongoing Chair Department of Asian Studies Assessment Committee The University of Adelaide Australia
    2018 - ongoing Advisory Board Member Master of Arts (Translation, Interpreting and Transcultural Communication) Advisory Committee University of Adelaide Australia
    2017 - ongoing Member Faculty of Arts Academic Progress Committee The University of Adelaide Australia
    2017 - ongoing Member STUDENT AS PARTNERS FRAMEWORK WORKING GROUP The University of Adelaide Australia
    2017 - ongoing Member FACULTY OF ARTS LEARNING & TEACHING COMMITTEE The University of Adelaide Australia
    2017 - 2017 Member Languages and Cultures Network for Australian Universities (LCNAU) National Colloquium Organising Committee The University of Adelaide Australia
    2017 - 2019 Member Transforming Student Experience Committee The University of Adelaide Australia
    2017 - ongoing Member Academic Progress by Coursework Students Policy Working Group The University of Adelaide Australia
    2015 - ongoing Member Bachelor of International Studies Advisory Committee The University of Adelaide Australia
    2014 - ongoing Member First Year Experience (FYE) Working Group The University of Adelaide Australia
    2014 - ongoing Member Bachelor of Languages Advisory Committee The University of Adelaide Australia
    2013 - ongoing Member Pre-enrolment English Program Advisory Committee The University of Adelaide Australia
  • Community Engagement

    Date Title Engagement Type Institution Country
    2018 - ongoing Holiday Activities Reference Group Public Community Engagement Department of Education & School of Languages in South Australia Australia
    2013 - ongoing Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) Public Community Engagement The Japan Foundation, Sydney Australia
    2010 - ongoing Japan-Australia Friendship Association (JAFA) Public Community Engagement Japan-Australia Friendship Association (JAFA) Australia
    1997 - ongoing The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme Public Community Engagement Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR) Japan
  • Editorial Boards

    Date Role Editorial Board Name Institution Country
    2021 - ongoing Board Member Editorial Board of LCNAU Studies in Languages and Cultures Series ANU Press Australia
  • Review, Assessment, Editorial and Advice

    Date Title Type Institution Country
    2017 - ongoing Corpus Pragmatics - International Journal of Corpus Linguistics and Pragmatics Peer Review Springer Nature Switzerland
    2011 - ongoing Review Board Member for the Institute for Learning in Higher Education (LiHE) Peer Review Institute for Learning in Higher Education (LiHE) Denmark
  • Position: Senior Lecturer
  • Phone: 83134284
  • Email: kayoko.enomoto@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 83133772
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Kenneth Wills, floor 6
  • Org Unit: School of Social Sciences

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