YABE, Manako

Title Junior Assistant Professor
Email myabe@human.tsukuba.ac.jp
Degree Ph.D. (Disability Studies)
Division Disability Sciences
Research Field Disability Studies, Deaf Studies, Rhetoric, Technical Communication
Undergraduate Program
Graduate School Program (Main)
Graduate School Program (Sub)
Research Themes

Disability Studies
Deaf Studies
Technical Communication

Publications/Major Achievements
  • Yabe M., Healthcare Providers’ and Deaf Patients’ Interpreting Preferences for Critical Care and Non-Critical Care: Video Remote Interpreting. Disability and Health Journal, 13, No.2, 2020.EPUB (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2019.100870)
  • Yabe M., Cost-benefit evaluation: Students, faculty, and staff’s willingness to pay for a campus safety app. Journal of Criminal Justice Education, 28, No. 2, pp. 207-221, 2017.
  • Yabe, M., Students, faculty, and staff’s willingness to pay for emergency texting. Journal of Applied Security Research, 4, No. 11, pp. 1-13, 2016.
  • Yabe, M., Benefit factors: American students, international students, and deaf/hard of hearing students’ willingness to pay for captioned online courses. Universal Access in the Information Society Journal, 15, No. 4, pp. 773-780, 2015.
  • Yabe, M., Benefit comparison of captioned online courses for American, international, and deaf/hard of hearing students: From the viewpoint of individual value and total value. Journal of Accessibility and Design for All, 5, No. 1, pp. 27-46, 2015
Scientific Membership

Association on Higher Education and Disability
Association for Business Communication
Society of Disability Studies
Rhetoric Society of America
Conference on College Composition and Communication
International Writing Center Association

Social and Outreach Activity
  • Associate Accessibility Editor, Journal for Undergraduate Multimedia Projects
  • Reviewer, Association on Business Communication Conference Proceedings
  • Accessibility Task Force, International Writing Center Association
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