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Dr

Leigh Kirwan

Lecturer
School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science
+61 (0)403 169 445 (Work)
+61 (0)7 3735 7473 (Work)
+61 (0)7 5552 8612 (Work)
N06 -2.12, Nathan Campus
G30 4.28, Gold Coast Campus

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BIO

Leigh's research interests centre around the presentation of Japanese script for L2 learners of Japanese, and the role of furigana in assisting kanji learning for L2 learners. He is also interested in Second Language Learning Strategies and kanji learning strategies. Recently he has been working on the unique problems encountered by Chinese speakers in learning Japanese.

DEGREES

  • Bachelor of Arts
    The University of Queensland1974 - 1976
  • Diploma of Education
    The University of Queensland1977 - 1977
  • Doctor Of Philosophy
    The University of Queensland1995 - 2003