The Japan Intercultural Institute supports research and best practices among language and intercultural educators and trainers. It hosts a regular Learning Circle, in which educators and researchers get together informally to discuss best practices, report on research, and seek input on ongoing research projects. Publications that result from these projects can be downloaded on our Articles and Publications page. JII has also supported materials development projects to produce textbooks in intercultural education. Current research projects: JII is currently supporting two research projects. For further details click on the links below. Project title: Linguaculture Resistance and its Effects on Learner Motivation Project Title: Maintaining Long-term Student Motivation for Academic Content Courses in English