Dr. Hamako Furuhata-Turner

Teaching Area(s): Japanese

I use a communicative approach. I also utilize several multimedia instruments for enhancing students’ language skills and for drawing their interest.


What Can I do as a Student?

Bethany Snider

Internship at YUTAKA

Alexandria Baklarz

Faculty Led Trip In Japan

Shelby Pollock

Job Fair in Columbus 

Kelsey Foegen

JET Information Session

Miranda Jessica
Amy Collier

70th Anniversary for Kansai Gaidai University

Emily Rich

"Soran Bushi" Japanese Traditional Dance at Internation Dinner

Miranda Reeder '15

Study Abroad at Kwaisei Gakuin University

Jessica Biltz '15

Passed N1 Exam in Japanese Language Proficiency Test

Kendall Harris
Japanese Club
Ciara Marshall '16
"Japanese Through Film" Course
Kevin Princic '15
Study Abroad at JCMU and Internship Opportunities at JCMU
David Phillips '13
Study Abroad at Akita International University
Allison Sees '13
Study Abroad at
Kyoto University of
Foreign Studies
Rose Tabaj '13
Study Abroad at Kansai Gaidai University
David Constas '13
Live in the Japanese
Theme House
Joseph Sorboro '12
Study Abroad at
Kyoto University of
Foreign Studies
Elizabeth Seman


Elizabeth Seman '12
Study abroad at Kansai Gaidai University
Brandon Killby '11
Passed N2
(Nihongo Noryokushiken)
Stefanie Dayton '11
Internship at the Japanese Center for Michigan Universities
Kaylie Seifert '11
Study Abroad at Kansai Gaidai University 


What Can I do as a Graduate?


Working at a Japanese Company

Miranda Reeder '15
The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program

Jessica Biltz '15
The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program

Ashley Gauer '09
JET Program and Passed N1



Elizabeth Bender '03
Be a freelance translatorin Japan
Nick Summa '08
Work in Japan
Ashley Gauer ’09 and
Melody Brown ’11
Come back to speak
at Mount Union
Allison Vogel '09
Teach English in Tokyo


Heather Thomas '07
Teach Japanese in Australia
Kristin Gist '07
JET Program: Teaching English in Japan
Jonathan Lipaj '06
Work for a Japanese Company in the U.S.A.  
Daniel Felice '04
Teach English in Osaka


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