Yuki Itani-Adams is a lecturer in Japanese language and a digital learning developer in the College of the Asia and the Pacific at The Australian National University. She also works as the academic manager at CIT Solutions. She has taught a variety of subjects in languages and applied linguistics fields at a number of Australian universities. Her research interests cover such areas as bilingual and second language acquisition with particular reference to Japanese and English, and second language teaching pedagogy. She was awarded the ANU Vice Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence in 2012, and an OLT National Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning in 2013.