Voices in the field: An interview with Yuko Goto Butler

Article appearing in Shiken 24.1 (June 2020) pp. 37-40.

David Allen
Ochanomizu University

Yuko Goto Butler is Professor of Educational Linguistics at the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania. She is also the director of the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) program at Penn. She received her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from Stanford University. Her research interests are primarily focused on the improvement of second/foreign language education among young learners in the U.S. and Asia as well as assessment methods for them in response to the diverse needs of an increasingly globalizing world.

Keywords: Self-assessment, formative assessment, young learners

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