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Nara Women’s University (NARA) Practical training in collaboration with the attached and neighboring schools Well-managed small group education according to the research themes of students University overview Outline of the course for Teacher Training students Accommodations Contact Kitauoya Higashimachi, Nara 630-8506 International Students Section, International Division Tel: 0742-20-3240 Fax: 0742-20-3309 E-mail: [email protected] URL: http://www.nara-wu.ac.jp/ ○ Characteristics and history Nara Women’s University has its beginning in the former Nara Women’s Higher Normal School founded in 1908, and had entered its 100th anniversary in May of 2009. Since its foundation, Nara Women’s University has fulfilled our role as an institute providing women with education at the highest level. Our campus is located in the central part of Nara City where many historical legacies have been found. Within such beautiful sites, the university is comprised of three undergraduate faculties, the Faculty of Letters, the Faculty of Science, and the Faculty of Human Life and Environment. We also have the Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences, offering high level of academic research education. While small in scale, we strive for an individualized approach to education and research. In 2004, the International Exchange Center was set up to promote international exchange activities. We have concluded exchange agreements with 29 universities overseas, and about 150 international students are currently enrolled. ○ International Exchange ・ Number of International students: 149(as of October 1, 2010) Number of teachers trained in the past 10 years: total 9 Number by country: Myanmar (5), Laos (1), Peru (1), Australia (1) , China (1) ○ Characteristics of the program Trainees will be accepted to the Faculty of Letters or Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences. Cooperation of professors in the Course of Education - Philosophical Anthropology with other teachers in their special fields. Small group seminars and individual instruction according to their research themes. Practical training through the cooperation with the attached and neighboring schools. (Kindergarten, Primary School and Secondary School) ○ Number of students to be accepted: 3 ○ Outline of the course ・ Japanese language education Preparatory lessons for six months in the institution offering Japanese course Japanese classes (intermediate to advanced) in Nara Women’s University Tutoring to study Japanese language and other special field of study by graduate students with English ability Introduction Japanese, Business Japanese classes in Nara Women’s University. ・ Specialized training a) Course, type of teaching, etc. Lectures, seminars, reading, laboratory training, practical training, special research studies Presentation of research Individual instruction according to their research themes Small group education (10 to 20 students per class) b) Subjects or courses taught in English Special seminar on “Japanese education” for the teacher training students Reading exercise in the original languages (two levels) c) Others Practical research at the attached schools. Field work, Research Japanese language education Osaka International House 1)】 Please note that you might have to find private housing in case there is no room available. Academic Training (International House or International Student House)Both are available if there are vacancies. ○ Number of rooms ・ Single room:36 in International House 32 in International Student House ・ Couple room:1 in International House ・ Family room: 1 in International House ○ Monthly rent International House for single):Deposit 10,000-, Cleaning fee ¥ 10,000-payable at moving-in, Rent ¥5,900/month International Student HouseRent ¥4,700/month, Communal fee ¥1,200/month Fees for light water and gas are not included in the rent. ○ Facilities Bed, desk, chair, bookshelf, closet, toilet and bath. Kitchen and washing machine room are shared. ○ Information for Daily Life Both are located within 5 minutes walk from the campus. A train station is also within 5 minutes walk. Shops are also many around the station.

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Practical training in collaboration with the attached and neighboring schools Well-managed small group education according to the research themes of students
University overview Outline of the course for Teacher Training students
Accommodations
Characteristics and history
Nara Women’s University has its beginning in the former Nara Women’s Higher Normal School founded in 1908, and had entered its 100th anniversary in May of 2009. Since its foundation, Nara Women’s University has fulfilled our role as an institute providing women with education at the highest level.
Our campus is located in the central part of Nara City where many historical legacies have been found. Within such beautiful sites, the university is comprised of three undergraduate faculties, the Faculty of Letters, the Faculty of Science, and the Faculty of Human Life and Environment. We also have the Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences, offering high level of academic research education. While small in scale, we strive for an individualized approach to education and research.
In 2004, the International Exchange Center was set up to promote international exchange activities. We have concluded exchange agreements with 29 universities overseas, and about 150 international students are currently enrolled.
International Exchange
Number of International students: 149(as of October 1, 2010)
Number of teachers trained in the past 10 years: total 9 Number by country: Myanmar (5), Laos (1), Peru (1), Australia (1) , China (1)
Characteristics of the program Trainees will be accepted to the Faculty of Letters or Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences. Cooperation of professors in the Course of Education - Philosophical Anthropology with other teachers in their special fields. Small group seminars and individual instruction according to their research themes. Practical training through the cooperation with the attached and neighboring schools. (Kindergarten, Primary School and Secondary School)
Number of students to be accepted: 3 Outline of the course
Japanese language education Preparatory lessons for six months in the institution offering Japanese course
Japanese classes (intermediate to advanced) in Nara Women’s University
Tutoring to study Japanese language and other special field of study by graduate students with English ability
Introduction Japanese, Business Japanese classes in Nara Women’s University.
Specialized training a) Course, type of teaching, etc.
Lectures, seminars, reading, laboratory training, practical training, special research studies
Presentation of research Individual instruction according to their research themes Small group education (10 to 20 students per class)
b) Subjects or courses taught in English Special seminar on “Japanese education” for the teacher
training students Reading exercise in the original languages (two levels)
c) Others Practical research at the attached schools. Field work, Research
Japanese language education Osaka International House 1 Please note that you might have to find private housing in case there is no room available. Academic Training (International House or International Student House) Both are available if there are vacancies. Number of rooms
Single room36 in International House 32 in International Student House
Couple room1 in International House Family room 1 in International House
Monthly rent International House for singleDeposit 10,000-,
Cleaning fee ¥ 10,000-payable at moving-in, Rent ¥5,900/month
International Student HouseRent ¥4,700/month, Communal fee ¥1,200/month

Nara Women's University
Course description, Number of students to be accepted, Qualifications and etc
Name of adviser E-mail address Teaching field(s) Course description Number of students to be accepted
FUJII Yasuyuki Associate Professor
ITO Kazuya Associate Professor
[email protected] wu.ac.jp
Philosophy of Education Training of study on philosophy of education and action research in schools
KUNUGI Toshio Professor
YANAGISAWA Yugo Professor
y- [email protected] wu.ac.jp
NISHIMURA Takuo Professor
[email protected] wu.ac.jp
History of Education Training of study on history of education and action research in schools
SUZUKI Koshi Associate Professor
YASUDA Takashi Associate Professor
[email protected] wu.ac.jp
Sociology of Education Training of study on sociology of education Basic scholarship of special subject, English reading, writing and speaking ability is required.
total 3
Basic scholarship of special subject, English reading, writing and speaking ability is required.
Faculty of Letters, Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences
Basic scholarship of special subject, English reading, writing and speaking ability is required.
Basic scholarship of special subject, English reading, writing and speaking ability is required. (3 : Myanmar,China)
Basic scholarship of special subject, English reading, writing and speaking ability is required.
Basic scholarship of special subject, English reading, writing and speaking ability is required.
Basic scholarship of special subject, English reading, writing and speaking ability is required.
Qualification and Requirement for students.Number of students in past 5 years.
Nara University of Education (Nara Prefecture)
Our university has more than 120 year‘s history as the teacher training center in Nara, and so has three attached schools where the students can practically learn how to teach children while they develop their studies at the university.
University Overview Characteristics and history Our university is located in Nara Prefecture richly
endowed with the fragrance of tradition and culture since the period of the ancient Japanese capital named “ Heijokyo” and have sent many graduates to the educational world as a teacher’s college.
The university has history of 120 years since the establishment as Nara Normal School for Teachers in 1888. The name of the school was changed into Nara University of Liberal Arts in 1949, and the name was again changed into Nara University of Education in 1966
Our university pioneered to focus on “Creation of Curriculum Framework for Teacher Training” with the aim of cultivating qualifications and abilities required for new teachers in 2006. We always spend consistent efforts on the improvement and assurance of our education in training future teachers like the foundation of the School of Professional Development in Education in 2008 with the mission to train excellent teachers. Number of Students Undergraduate students : 1,159 Graduate students : 148 Total: 1,362
Characteristics of Nara Prefecture Nara is a famous city for the first and ancient capital
in Japan between 710 and 794 (or 784), and is a kind of treasure house, which has many cultural assets, like Horyuji temple, one of the UNESCO- designated World Heritage Sites as the oldest wooden architecture in the world.
You can also approach to many cultural properties which appear in Japanese history because Nara is located within easy reach of Kyoto and Osaka. International exchanges
Number of International students Total number of foreign students:81(from 15 countries)
Number of Teacher Training students: 9 (during the pasts 5years) Their nationalities are Singapore, Tailand, Myanmar, Philippines, Brazil, Peru and China.
Outline of the course for Teacher Training students Characteristics of the Program Our university is the teacher training center and has
three attached schools where the students can practically learn how to teach children while they develop their studies at the university.
Though the university is comparatively small, the professors of various research fields can afford to offer classes satisfactory to every student of his/her major.
Number of students to be accepted:11 Outline of the course
Japanese Language education Period: Full one year
+Japanese language: We offer two classes of Japanese language (4 hours per a week) which are conducted by our instructors.
+Japanese Culture: We also provide one class of Japanese culture (2 hours per a week) which can be given in English according to the students' background
Specialized training Academic advisors of the students guide them which classes to attend and may have one office hour for their independent studies. Special program is offered at the education of science and mathematics.
0thers Students have the opportunity to go on a study trip and to get information on joining and / or seeing historical events held in Nara. +October Welcome party with tutors +November:
Study tour Visit to Exhibition of Shosoin Treasure House Friendly meeting of foreign students studying in Nara
+December: Rice cake pounding experience (Participation in traditional events), Christmas and On-matsuri festival
+January: Appreciation of Kabuki (experience in traditional culture)
+March: Grand Sumo Tournament visit (Experience in traditional culture)
+May: Welcome party with tutors +June: Appreciation of Noh show (Experience in traditional culture)
+July: Visit to Kyoto Imperial Palace +August: Appreciation of
Bunraku puppet show (Experience in traditional culture)
Contact Address Takabatake cho, Nara 630-8528 Department Foreign Student Section TEL 0742-27-9148 FAX 0742-27-9146 [email protected] URL http://www.nara-edu.ac.jp
Accommodations Number of rooms
Single room Intercultural Student Dormitory 60 rooms for Japanese students, 40 rooms for foreign students
Traffic: 10 minutes’ walk to the university Monthly rant 4,700 yen ( 15,000 yen on utility bill average) Facilities Equipment etc. : The wardrobe, the bed, and the rest room having in each room. (Kitchen and shower room cooperate. )
Information for Daily Life The environment etc. : It is whereabouts in a

Nara University of Education
Course Description, Number of students to be accepted, Qualifications and, etc.
Name of Adviser E-mail Teaching Fields Course Description Number of students to be accepted
Qualification and Requirement for students. Number of students in past 5 years.
SHIBUYA Maki (Associate Professor)
shibuya @nara-edu.ac.jp
School Education Study on the Identity Construction of the Children in the Multicultural Society
1
TANAHASHI Hisako (Professor)
Japanese Language Education
Study on the Education of Kanji and Vocabulary,Study on the Image at Japanese Language Education 1
KATO Hisao (Professor)
MAEDA Hiroyuki (Professor)
1
1
Social Studies Education Law,State and Religion in Modern Germany 1
SHIGEMATSU Keiichi (Professor)
1 Each one from Philippines, Myanmar and Peru
KONDOU Yutaka (Associate Professor)
KAWASAKI Ken-ichiroh (Associate Professor)
1
1
1
1 One from Myanmar
Graduate School of Education
Name of Adviser E-mail Teaching Fields Course Description Number of students to be accepted
Qualification and Requirement for students. Number of students in past 5 years.
TSUNETA Taku (Associate Professor)
1
1
ISHIDA Masaki (Professor)
HIRAGA Shozo (Professor)
KIKUCHI Jun-ichi (Associate Professor)
1
1
MAEDA Noriko (Professor)
FUKUMITSU Sakon (Professor)
OKAZAWA Yoshinori (Professor)
Study on Teaching Skills in Physical Education 1
TAKAHASHI Hidesato (Professor)
Sociological Study of Sport Fans 1
NAKATANI Akira (Professor)
Glucose and Fat Metabolism in Skeital Muscle 1
HORIHATA Masahiko (Professor)
Metal Forming Plastic Forming Technology and Mechanism for Metalic Material
1
Study on Curriculum and Teaching Skills in Home Economics Education
1
1
WATANABE Kazuo (Professor)
English Education Methods of EFL Teaching, Teaching EFL Writing, Teaching English to Children
1 One from Singapore
English and American Literature
English Romantic Poetry, English Novels in the 18th-19th Century, and British Culture
1
Name of Adviser E-mail Teaching Fields Course Description Number of students to be accepted
Qualification and Requirement for students. Number of students in past 5 years.
IKUTA Shuji (Professor)
1
1 One from Philippines
Quantum Field Theory, Quantum Gravity and Nonlinear Science
1
Outline of the Course Offered
Characteristics of the Program NUE offers a core subject "Education and Culture in Japan"
designated for Teacher Trainees, which builds the foundation for their professional development at NUE. The purpose of the subject is to get cutting edge information about Japanese education and to experience Japanese culture. In the core subject, the trainees will learn history of education and school system in Japan, visit university affiliated schools, and experience Japanese traditional culture.
Academic supervisors are ready to help the trainees to meet their individual needs for professional development, and the trainees may attend regular graduate courses of his/her specialization.
Number of students to be accepted about 10 students Japanese Language Education
After completion of 6 month intensive Japanese language training at Tokushima University, those trainees who have been assigned to NUE may attend the following classes of regular graduate program depending on their willingness and ability. Japanese,Japanese (1st Semester :Apr.-Jul.) Japanese,Japanese,Japanese Culture (2nd Semester :Oct.-Feb. ) Supplementary Japanese Courses (1st and 2nd Semester)
Professional Education Education and Culture in Japan (1st Semester)
The purpose of the course is to get cutting edge information about Japanese education and to experience Japanese culture. Examples of topics: history of education, school system, teacher preparation, school management, environmental education, teacher professional development, futoukou (refusal to schools), school visits, ken-do experience, calligraphy, etc.
Individual Professional Development Academic supervisor will give individual guidance to the trainees
and trainees may attend regular graduate courses of his/her specialization.
English translation is available for “Education and Culture in Japan”. Some mathematics and science education courses are taught in
English or English/Japanese. Activities
Study Tour one-day and overnight study tour Cultural Activities, Ceremonies, events, etc
Opening Ceremony, school visit, international party, Japanese culture experience, health check, presentation, Closing Ceremony, etc...
Naruto University of Education offers a core subjects “Education and Culture in Japan” designated for Teacher Trainees. Academic supervisors are ready to help the trainees to meet their individual needs for professional development, and the trainees may attend regular graduate courses of his/her specialization.
University Overview
Outline and Characteristics of the University
Naruto University of Education (NUE) was established on October 1, 1981 by the Japanese government to respond with a new approach to social demands. It is designed to retrain teachers from nationwide schools through advanced course work and research in graduate programs as well as to train elementary and secondary school teachers in undergraduate programs.
About two thirds of the graduate-school capacity is allotted to applicants who have three or more years of experience as elementary or secondary school teachers. Master’s program aims to produce elementary and secondary school teachers who have specialized knowledge concerning the areas and subjects and enough teaching competence. Professional degree course aims to produce elementary and secondary school teachers who have problem solving abilities and will be leaders in their schools and communities.
Geographical Setting of University: Naruto is in Tokushima Prefecture on Shikoku
Island. The campus is located about 4 km from the city center, surrounded by the beautiful sea and hilly country. It is an ideal surrounding for study and research. Furthermore, the city is conveniently accessible from Naruto, with the Kobe-Osaka- Kyoto being within a couple of hours trip.
Number of students (as of Oct.1, 2010) Undergraduate 465 Graduate (Master of Education) 544
International Exchanges (as of Oct. 1, 2010) Overseas universities with faculty/student exchange agreement 14
International Students enrolled 59
6(2002), 6(2003), 5(2004), 3(2005), 6(2006), 5(2007), 5(2008), 9(2009), 9(2010)
Accommodations
The students dormitories are installed for the purpose of offering the learning conducive environment for all students. Comfortable and inexpensive dormitories on campus are available for Teacher Trainees.
For Further Information International Services Office, Naruto University of Education 748 Nakajima, Takashima, Naruto-cho, Naruto-shi Tokushima JAPAN 772-8502 Phone: +81-88-687-6116 Fax: +81-88-687-6107 E-mail: kokusainaruto-u.ac.jp URL: http://www.naruto-u.ac.jp/ URL(for syllabus Japanese only): http://www.naruto-u.ac.jp/ campuslife/04/004.html
Type No. of rooms Rent
Singles (male)10 160 rooms 4,300yen
Singles (female)10 240 rooms 4,300yen
Families 40 40 rooms 9,500yen
Families 52 40 rooms 11,900yen
Equipment and fixtures (Singles) desk, chair, bookshelf, locker for clothing, bed and storage space, light, TV wiring, telephone wiring, internet wiring
(notes) Rent is a monthly amount. (as of Apr. 1, 2010)
Naruto University of Education (Tokushima)

Naruto University of Education
Course Description, Number of students to be accepted, Qualifications and, etc.
Name of Adviser E-mail Teaching Fields Course Description Number of
students to be accepted
Prof. BAN Tsunenobu [email protected] Sociology of Education Comparative Study on Moral Socialization 1
Prof. YAMASAKI Katsuyuki [email protected] Developmental Health Psychology Preventive Education at School for Health and Adaptation 1
A.P. KAJII Kazuaki [email protected] History of Education History of Japanese and Foreign Education 1 Same special field of study
A.P. MINAGAWA Naohiro [email protected] Cognitive Psychology of Education Psychological Study on Cultural Activity for Human Development 1 Having a good command of English
Prof. TAMURA Takahiro [email protected] Psychology of Young Children The Acquisition of Language in Young Children 1
Prof. HASHIKAWA Kimiyo [email protected] Early Childhood Education History of Curriculum and Method in Early Childhood 1
Prof. KONISHI Masao [email protected] Human Science Intercultural Studies and Intercultural Education 2
A.P. OTA Naoya [email protected] Human Science Usefulness of Literature and Art in Education
A.P. TANIMURA Chie [email protected] Human Science Philosophy of Education, Studies on Media
A.P. FUJIMURA Yuichi [email protected] Information Sociology and Information Education
Information Sociology, Information Education, Remote Education, and Development of Information System for Education
Prof. AIHARA Ryohzoh [email protected] School Counseling, Clinical Psychology School Counseling, Clinical Psychology
Prof. INOUE Kazuomi [email protected] School Counseling Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
Prof. KASAI Makiko [email protected] School Counseling, Clinical Psychology Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology Fiji(1, '10)
Prof. YOSHII Kenji [email protected] School Counseling, Clinical Psychology School Counseling, Clinical Psychology 1
A.P. IMADA Yuzo [email protected] School Counseling, Clinical Psychology School Counseling, Adolescent Psychiatry
A.P. NAKATSU Ikuko [email protected] School Counseling, Clinical Psychology School Counseling, Early Childhood Education
L. OGURA Masayoshi [email protected] School Counseling, Clinical Psychology School Counseling, Clinical Psychology
L. KUME Teiko [email protected] School Counseling, Clinical Psychology School Counseling, Clinical Psychology
Prof. TANAKA Junichi [email protected] Cognitive Brain Science Neural Basis on Learning and Memory 1 Same special field of study
Prof. ITO Harumi [email protected] English Language Education L2 Teaching Methodology Cross-cultural Understanding Education Mexico(1, '08) Brazil(1, '10) Paraguay(1, '10)
Prof. MAEDA Kazuhiro [email protected] American Literature 20th Century American Literature
Prof. YABUSHITA Katsuhiko [email protected] English Linguistics, Linguistics Theoretical Linguistics (Formal Semantics)
A.P. KANESHIGE Noboru [email protected] English Language Education L2 Teaching Methodology, Classroom Research in TEFL, English Language Education in Elementary Schools
1 or 2 Indonesia(1, '09) Serbia(1, '10)
A.P. YAMAMORI Naoto [email protected] English Language Education L2 Teaching Methodology English Language Education : Comparing Japan with Other Countries
Mexico(1, '08) Yemen(1, '09)
L. MANO Miho [email protected] English Linguistics, Linguistics Syntax, Contrastive Linguistics
Prof. UMEZU Masami [email protected]to-u.ac.jp Social Studies Social Studies Myanmar(1, '06)
Prof. OISHI Masaaki [email protected] Japanese History Medieval History of Japan
Prof. KIHARA Katsushi [email protected] Human Geography, Archaeology Historical Geography (Archaeological Geography), Historical Archaeology
Prof. SAIKI Testuro [email protected] Oriental Philosophy and Ethics Chinese Philosophy
Prof. TATUOKA Yuuzi [email protected] Human Geography Human Geography
Prof. YAMAMOTO Jun [email protected] Sociology Sociology 1 or 2
A.P. AOBA Nobuko [email protected] Economics Economics, Insurance, Uncertainty, Public Economics
A.P. ASO Tamon [email protected] Constitution of Japan Constitutionalism
A.P. ITHO Naoyuki [email protected] Social Studies Social Studies
A.P. HARADA Masahiro [email protected] Western History European Modern History
A.P. MACHIDA Tetsu [email protected] Japanese History Early-modern History of Japan
L. INOUE Naho [email protected] Social Studies Social Studies
School of Education
Qualification and Requirement for students. Number of students in past 5 years.
Same special field of study
Same special field of study
Having a good command of English
Having a good command of English required
(subject to change according to applicants' fields)
English
Name of Adviser E-mail Teaching Fields Course Description Number of
students to be accepted
Qualification and Requirement for students. Number of students in past 5 years.
Prof. SAITO Noboru [email protected] Mathematics Education Teaching and Evaluation Method, Teaching Materials, Curriculum Development, Mathematics Education by Using Computer
Myanmar(1, '06) Lao(1, '07) South Korea(2, '08, '09)
Prof. NARUKAWA Kimiaki [email protected] Analysis Nonlinear Analysis, Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations
Prof. HIRANO Yasuyuki [email protected] Algebra Algebra 7
Prof. MATSUOKA Takashi [email protected] Geometry Topology, Dynamical Systems Philippines(1, '07) Mexico(1, '09)
A.P. AKITA Miyo [email protected] Mathematics Education Teaching and Education Method, Teaching Materials Indonesia(1, '10)
A.P. SAEKI Akihiko [email protected] Mathematics Education Teaching Materials, Mathematics Education by Using Technology Uganda(1, '10)
A.P. HIKAMI Kazuhiro [email protected] Mathematical Science Mathematical Science Kenya(1, '09)
Prof. IMAKURA Yasuhiro [email protected] Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Science Education
Science Educational Teaching Materials, Organic Chemistry
Prof. KOZAI Takeshi [email protected] Earth Science, Science Education Geology, Paleontology, Elementary and Lower Secondary School
Prof. SATO Katsuyuki [email protected] Biology, Science Education Biology, Science Education Parao(1, '10)
Prof. MURATA Mamoru [email protected] Earth Sciences Geology, Petrology 2
A.P. AWATA Takaaki [email protected] Physics Radiation Physics, Solid State Physics
A.P. KUDO Shinichi [email protected] Evolutionary Biology Behavioral Ecology
A.P. TAKEDA Kiyoshi [email protected] Physical Chemistry Physical Chemistry Kenya(1, '06)
L. HAYAFUJI Yukitaka [email protected] Chemistry, Science Education Chemistry, Science Education
Prof. KUSAKA Minoru [email protected] Vocal Music Studies on Singing Expression 1 English
Prof. KOROYASU Toshihide [email protected] Vocal Music Studies on Singing Expression 1 German
Prof. NAGASHIMA Makoto [email protected] Music Education Curriculum Study of Music Education 1 English Serbia(1, '09) Sweden(1, '10)
Prof. MATSUOKA Takashi [email protected] Composition Composition and Music Theory 1 German or English
A.P. MORI Tadashi [email protected] Piano Piano Performance and the Teaching Methods 1
A.P. YAMADA Hiroaki [email protected] Conducting Methods of Conducting and Ensemble 1
A.P. YAMANE Hidenori [email protected] Oboe Studies on Wind Instrument 1
Prof. YAMAKI Asahiko [email protected] Art Education Art Education in Japan 1 English
Prof. INUI Nobuyuki [email protected] Motor Control, Motor Learning Kinesiology
Prof. UMENO Keiji [email protected] Sports Pedagogy Sports Pedagogy
Prof. KAGAWA Masaaki [email protected] Psychology of Physical Education Psychology of Physical Education Peru(1, '08)
Prof. KIHARA Motohiro [email protected] Sociology of Physical Education Sociology of Physical Education, Martial Art
Prof. TANAKA Hiroyuki [email protected] Sport Physiology Kinesiology 1 or 2
Prof. HIROSE Masao [email protected] School Health School Health
Prof. YOSHIMOTO Sachiko [email protected] School Health School Health
A.P. FUJITA Masafumi [email protected] Management of Physical Education Management of Physical Education
A.P. MATSUI Atsunori [email protected] Sport Biomechanics Human Movement Science
A.P. MINAMI Takahisa [email protected] Outdoor Activity Human Movement Science
A.P. WATAHIKI Katsumi [email protected] Sport Motor Theory Sport Pedagogy
German
Advice and guidance provided in English Good Command of English Required
English
English
Name of Adviser E-mail Teaching Fields Course Description Number of
students to be accepted
Qualification and Requirement for students. Number of students in past 5 years.
Prof. ITO Yosuke [email protected] Information Science Information Science
Prof. OZAKI Shiro [email protected] Wood Machining, Technology Education Wood Machining, Technology Education
Prof. KIKUCHI Akira [email protected] Information Science Information Science
Prof. HATANAKA Nobuo [email protected] Metal Processing Metal Forming, FEM
Prof. MIYASHITA Koichi [email protected] Mechanical Engineering Mechanical Engineering 1 or 2
A.P. SONE Naoto [email protected] Information Science Information Science
A.P. HAYASHI Hidehiko [email protected] Knowledge Science Knowledge Science
A.P. MIYAMOTO Kenji [email protected] Electronics Engineering Electronics Engineering
A.P. YONENOBU Hitoshi [email protected] Wood Science Wood Science, Dendrochronology
Prof. KIM Jeong-Gyun [email protected] Dwelling Science Study on the Dwelling Style and System, Study on the Dwelling Culture in East Asia, The Theory of Dwelling Planning Viewed from Network Residence, The Problem of Housing Education
1 English or Korean
Prof. WATANABE Kohji [email protected] Family and Consumer Economics Household Budget and Consumer Affairs 1
A.P. NISHIKAWA Kazutaka [email protected] Food and Nutrition Food Education, Dietary Culture 1
A.P. FUKUI Michiyo [email protected] Textiles and Clothing Education Development of a Teaching Material on Textiles and Clothing 1
L. HAYAMI Takako [email protected] Home Economics Education Home Economics Education 1
Prof. CHIKAMORI Kensuke [email protected] Environmental Education Environmental Education 1 Having a good command of English Myanmar(1, '07) South Africa(1, '08)
A.P. ISHIMURA Masao [email protected] Teacher Education, Education Policy Educational System in Japan and Other Countries 1 Having a good command of English or French Latvia(2, '09, '10)
A.P. OZAWA Hiroaki [email protected] Geology, Science Education Geology, Science Education of Primary and Secondary School 1 Having a good command of English
Prof. IWANAGA Sadamu [email protected] Popular Control of School School, Family, and Community Partnership
Prof. KANEMATSU Yoshiro [email protected] Moral Education Moral Education in Japan
Prof. SAKO Hidekazu [email protected] School Administration School Organization and Management 1
A.P. KUGA Naoto [email protected] Classroom and School Management Classroom, School Management and Improvement
A.P. SAKANE Kenji [email protected] School Education Bullying Research School Crisis Management
A.P. SHIBAYAMA Akiyoshi [email protected] Sociology of Education Culture of School, Teachers and Teaching
A.P. KOSAKA Hirotsugu [email protected] School Counseling, Clinical Psychology School Clinical Psychology
A.P. SATO Toru [email protected] School Counseling, Clinical Psychology School Clinical Psychology 1
A.P. SUEUCHI Kayo [email protected] School Counseling, Clinical Psychology School Clinical Psychology
A.P. = Associate Prof. L. = Lecturer
Number of students to be accepted (total) 10
English
English
Niigata University offers five Programs for foreign students and researchers who have various interests in the practices and system of education in Japan. Within these programs, students can not only have personal guidance from advisors and attend to related seminars but also have chances to visit actual sites of educational practices according to their research themes.
Outline of Niigata University Niigata University was established in 1949 in Niigata City as the center for higher education and research in the areas along the Sea of Japan. The University has nine faculties – medicine, dentistry, law, agriculture, literature, economics, school education, natural sciences, engineering - six graduate schools and Medical and Dental Hospitals, where about12,700 students receive undergraduate and graduate education and about 2,800 research staff and officers work. Its two campuses are located in the center and the west side of the City: Asahimachi campus where Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Dentistry, the Hospital and attached schools of Faculty of Education are located and Ikarashi campus where other faculties including Faculty of Education are. You can go to Niigata City by Shinkansen Bullet Train from Tokyo in two hours. Niigata City commands Japan Sea and, in its behind, there spreads Echigo Plain, the biggest plain in Japan. Everyone who visits our university for the first time is surprised to know that there exists the intellectual community surrounded by beautiful nature within two hours reach from Tokyo. All the people who have ever lived in Niigata are impressed with the high amenity of the city and the traditional Japanese food still firmly rooted in the daily life. The undergraduate education at the Faculty of Education is constituted of two courses. The one is for teacher training and the other is for art, music and sport. It has around about 1,700 students and 100 research staff. The majors of the research staff cover such wide area as art, music, sport, physics, chemistry, biology, history, sociology, politics and education.
International Activities of Niigata University International agreements on the exchange of scholars and students 27 cases (12 countries). International agreement between faculties 146 (23 countries/districts). Foreign students 436 students from 30 countries. Number of the teacher training foreign students 3 (from 3 countries)
Accommodation Niigata University International House (Niigata- Daigaku Kokusai Koryu Kaikan.). Facilities: Bath and toilet unit, kitchen unit, hot water facilities, air-conditioning and heating equipment. Equipment: Bed, desk, chair, bookshelf, wardrobe, cupboard with table, gas cooking unit, refrigerator, desk lamp, and fire extinguisher. It is located in campus. Also, university has three apartments for international students outside of campus with almost the same condition of International House. But, due to the limited number of rooms, not all applicants can move into. Many real estate agents provide apartments in the nearby area of the campus. The average rent fee is ¥20,000 to ¥50,000 for one-bed room.
Contact International Affairs Division, Niigata University 8050 Ikarashi 2-nocho,Nishi-ku Niigata-City, Niigata Prefecture, 950-2181, Japan Tel: +81-25-262-7333 Fax: +81-25-262-7519 E-mail: [email protected] Home page http://www.niigata-u.ac.jp/
Niigata University
The Teacher Training Course outline 1 Characteristics of the Program
We are going to provide five Programs, which will satisfy the various interests of foreigners on Japanese educational practice and system. Each Program is organized and run by research staff at Faculty of Education, who have profound knowledge and wide experiences on the theme covered by Program. If necessary, the programs will arrange study visits to schools attached to the Faculty or in local districts. 2 Number of students to be accepted 10 (2 in each Program). 3 Outline of the Courses
(1)Japanese Language Education During the first six months, international teachers are to receive Intensive Course on Japanese provided by the International Exchange Support Center of Niigata University . The course provides three classes per day for six months. No qualification is required to receive the course. (2) Content of the Programs After the six months intensive training on Japanese, international teachers will start one-year training in the Programs. At the beginning, each Program provides the introductory lectures – 6 to 12 hours -. Upon the discussion with the Program staff, international teachers decide the course(s) and seminar(s) they will take part in. If necessary, the staff will arrange study visit to school or related authorities. Program on Peace Education History of Peace Education in Japan, the Current Issues Surrounding Peace Education. International students will be required to develop educational materials on peace education for students of their own countries. Program on Math & Physics Education The Characteristics of Math & Physics Education in Japan, the Impacts of the Recent Education Reform, Which Emphasizes the Relaxed Style Education.

Name of University:Niigata Uiversity
Programs, Number of Students to Be Accepted, and Conditions and Qualifications for Acceptance
Name of Staff E-Mail Address Teaching Fields Program Limit of
Acceptance
Prof YAMAZAKI Ken
2
Prof. ITOH Katsumi
English in daily conversation.
English in daily conversation.
International teachers are required the ability to command
Condition of Acceptance and the number of students accepted (in the past 5 yrs)
Name of Staff E-Mail Address Teaching Fields Program Limit of
Acceptance Condition of Acceptance and the number of students accepted (in the past 5 yrs)
Prof. TAKIZAWA Kaoru
Program on Sport Education 2
Prof. IGARASHI Hisato
2
English in daily conversation.
English in daily conversation.
International teachers are required the ability to command
Name of Staff E-Mail Address Teaching Fields Program Limit of
Acceptance Condition of Acceptance and the number of students accepted (in the past 5 yrs)
Prof. ABE Kosaku
Prof. FUJIMURA Masashi
Program on Education in Japan 2
Prof. YAKUWA Tomohiro
Associate Prof. YOTORIYAMA Yosuke
Oita University (Oita)
Oita University will foster people rich in creativity, social abilities, and humanity through education and research. In addition, it will actively contribute to peace and development in the world. It will play an active role in promoting human welfare and creating new culture.
Outline of the Program
1. About the program
To meet the individual needs for professional development, academic supervisor will give tutoring and guidance to each trainee. Research on educational practice can be conducted at primary school, junior- high school, kindergarten, and special needs education school which are attached to Oita University.
2. Number of students to be accepted : 1
3. Japanese Program
Center for International Education and Research (CIER) offers Japanese courses of 7 different levels. Students can take any of these language courses as well as the Japanese study courses according to their interest and proficiency.
4. Academic Training
The students can take academic courses offered by the faculty and also private lessons are available according to their special curriculum. Most courses are offered in Japanese.
5. Other Programs
Accommodations
Oita University provides International House and On- campus Dormitories for international students. Students can stay there for a maximum of half year.
For Further Information International office
Address: 700 Dannoharu Oita-shi, 870-1192 Phone: +81-97-554-7444 Fax : +81-97-554-7437 E-mail: [email protected] URL : http://www.oita-u.ac.jp/ CIER’s Homepage: http://www.isc.oita-u.ac.jp/
Overview of the University
Oita University consists of 4 faculties and 5 graduate schools. The university principles are: offering learner-based education, enhancing creativity, promoting internationality and contributing to society.
Overview of Faculty of Education and Welfare Science
Faculty of Education and Welfare Science was founded in 1877. As a center of teachers’ training and local culture it has produced many talented people for the fields of education, liberal arts and culture. It consists of three courses; School Education Course, Computer Science, Society and Culture Course, and Human Society and Welfare Science Course. The number of students of the faculty is currently 1,170; 1,095 undergraduate students and 75 graduate students.
International Exchange

Couple /Family
¥4,700 for Single
Equipment in each room
Commute time
3 minutes on foot
5 minutes on foot
OITAUniversity
Course Description, Number of students to be accepted, Qualifications and, etc.
Name of Adviser E-mail Teaching Fields Course Description Number of students to be accepted
Qualification and Requirement for students. Number of students in past 5 years.
Toshifumi Hirata Professor
Graduate School of Education(Master Course)
OKAYAMA UNIVERSITYOkayama prefecture
Characteristics of the Course
University Overview
1 Characteristics and History Okayama University was founded in 1949 on
the basis of its predecessor, Okayama Medical College and Sixth High School, which were founded in 1922 and 1900 respectively. It now has 11 faculties and 7 graduate schools and is one of the biggest national universities in Japan.
One of its characteristics lies in its emphasis on international exchanges. The International Center was founded in 1992 with a view to giving them Japanese language education.
2 Numbers of Students: Undergraduate students 10,341
(as of May 1, 2010) Postgraduate students 3,307
(as of May 1, 2010)
3 International exchanges: Overseas students 569
(38countries, as of May 1, 2010) We have been accepting one to eight teacher trainees from abroad every year since 1980, totaling 125 trainees from 16 countries.
Outline of the Course in brief
Characteristics of the Course: The first 6 months focuses on the mastering of Japanese language and culture for the beginners and in the remaining one year trainees have a teaching-training to achieve the aims of own specialties.
(1) Number of Students to be Accepted: up to 12 (2) Preparatory Japanese Language Education
a Basic Course From October to March, for 6 months,
Preparatory Japanese Language is taught at Language Education Center, totaling 600 hours.
Different classes are prepared depending on the student’s proficiency level and their use of Chinese characters in their mother tongue.
Supplementary Course Supplementary Course is provided for each
level.
(3) Teaching Training a) Course Type of Teaching, etc.
Each student supervised by one or more academic advisers for 2,4 and 6 hours a week in Term 1, Term 2 and Term 3 respectively.
b) Subjects or Courses Taught in English, if any. English is used in some lectures if requested.
Accommodations
Okayama University has a dormitory for international students (The International House).
The International House is conveniently located within about ten minutes’ walking distance from the Tsushima Campus, main campus of the University. Teacher trainees have a priority to reside in the International House during the training. Rent and Utility Bills Rent 5,900 yen per month Common Service Fee 1,000 yen per month Besides the fees of electricitywater and gas will be charged.
For further Information Teacher and Student Supporting Group, Graduate School of Education, Okayama University
Address: 3-1-1 Tsushima-naka Kita-Ku Okayama Zip: 700-8530 Phone: 086(251)7588 Fax: 086(251)7586 E-mail: [email protected] URL: http://www.okayama-u.ac.jp

The course is divided into three terms: Term 1 forces on the teaching of the Japanese language and culture while Term 2 and 3 emphasize the teaching of academic subjects.
OKAYAMA UNIVERSITY
Course Description, Number of students to be accepted, Qualifications and, etc.
Name of adviser mail address Teaching field(s) Course description Number of students to be accepted
Minoru SUGAHARA Professor
Norio TANAKA Professor
Takumi KIMURA Associate Professor
Kazuhiro TSUTAO Associate Professor
Satoshi TSUCHIYA Lecturer
Hiroshi KISHIMOTO Professor
Masao NOBE Professor [email protected] Sociology Investigating the live of elderly people in remote villages and mountains
1
Tsutomu KAWADA Associate Professor
Toshinori KUWABARA Associate Professor
Natsuki Saito Associate Professor
Hiroshi MIYAZAKI Associate Professor
Hidekazu YAMADA Associate Professor
[email protected] Social Studies Education Curriculum and Instruction of Social Studies Education (History Education) 1
It is needed to be able to speak either English or Japanese, Ghana 1
It is needed to be able to read ,write and speak Japanese.
It is needed to be able to read ,write and speak Japanese.
Graduate School of Education
It is needed to be able to read ,write and speak Japanese.
1
It is needed to be able to read ,write ,speak and listen Japanese.
Others, Accepted foreign students(Country)
It is needed to be able to read ,write ,speak and listen Japanese
It is needed to be able to read ,write ,speak and listen Japanese
It is needed to be able to read ,write ,speak and listen Japanese.
It is needed to be able to read ,write ,speak and listen Japanese.
It is needed to be able to read ,write ,speak and listen Japanese.
Fluent in either Japanese or English.
It is needed to be able to read ,write and speak Japanese.
It is required to be able to speak Japanese, English, or German
It is needed to be able to read and speak Japanese or English.
It is needed to be able to read ,write and speak Japanese.
Name of adviser mail address Teaching field(s) Course description Number of students to be accepted
Others, Accepted foreign students(Country)
Nobuhiro SANEKATA Professor
Takuya SOBUKAWA Professor
Problems in Analysis, Mathematics Education in High School
Hiroshi NARUSE Professor
Masakazu Okazaki Associate Professor
Masakazu KITA Professor
1
1
Teruhiko ISHIKAWA Associate Professor
Yoshihiko INADA Professor
1
1
1
Takeshi SAITO Professor
Isao NAGAOKA Associate Professor
Be able to read ,write and speak Japanese and English
Good at English or Japanese.
Good at English or Japanese.
Graduates from university Brazil 1
Speaks Japanese or English.
Good at English, Myanmar 1
To be able to read and write articles in English Myanmar 1, Philippines 1
3
Speaks Japanese or English
Good at English, Paraguay 1
Good at English or Japanese.
Name of adviser mail address Teaching field(s) Course description Number of students to be accepted
Others, Accepted foreign students(Country)
Hisatoshi UETA Professor
Yoshimasa HASHIGAYA Professor
Rikako AKAGI Associate Professor
Arts and Crafts Education
Kazufumi YAMAMOTO Associate Professor
[email protected] Wood Craft The wood craft, the method of processing material
Masaru KAGA Professor [email protected] Kinematics Biomechanics 1
Hisao SUZUKI Professor [email protected] Exercise Physiology Physical Activity and Health 1
Toshifumi TOKUNAGA Professor
[email protected] Sport Sociology Sports for All and Community Sport 1
Minoru ADACHI Associate Professor
Nobuyuki KAJITANI Associate Professor
Masami SEKINE Associate Professor
Tatsuo YAMAGUCHI Associate Professor
1
Tetsunori KAWATA Professor
Sono SATO Professor [email protected]
Yoko SHINOHARA Lecturer
Kazumasa OHASHI Professor
In manufacturing management engineering and manufacturing education; topics include process planning and skill training system in production system.
1
Method of technology education: Teaching method, Development of educational resources and Technology education in consideration of the environment. Wood processing: Studies on hand tools, Pr
1
1
Can speak Japanese
Can speak Japanese.
Can speak Japanese.
It is needed to be able to speak Japanese, Philippines 1
Can speak English or Japanese.
Can speak and read Japanese or English
It is needed to be able to speak Japanese
It is needed to be able to speak Japanese
It is needed to be able to speak Japanese.
Can speak Japanese.
Can speak Japanese .
Can speak Japanese.
Japanese ability for enough understanding contents of lectures. Fundamental knowledge in the field you wish to work in.
Japanese ability for enough understanding contents of lectures. Fundamental knowledge in the field you wish to work in.
Name of adviser mail address Teaching field(s) Course description Number of students to be accepted
Others, Accepted foreign students(Country)
Takashi IRIE Associate Professor
1
1
Yukito SETA Professor [email protected] Comparative Study of Cultures
On the Relation between Language and CultureFrom a Lexical Viewpoint
1
[email protected] English Philology Study on the language and style of eighteenth-century British literary works
1
1
1
Satoru SATO Professor [email protected] Psychology of Disability Theory and practice of education for students with mild disabilities (e.g., ADHD, LD, AS
1
Underlying pathology of Autism,ADHD and LD
1
1
Curriculum and Instruction in Special Education for students with developmental disabilities
Developing effective lesson plans for students with disabilities
1
Exploring current issues regarding special education for students with developmental disabilities in Japan
1
Analyzing laws and policies promoting inclusive education in the world
1
Toshiyuki TAKAHASI Professor
A lecture about cooperation education of expression of an infant, words, environment, juvenile culture, childcare practice, home training, a kindergarten and an elementary school, elementary school home economics education.
1
1
Students are advised to be an independent learner of English.
Good English Proficiency
Students should have a good command of English or Japanese.
Students should be able to understand English or Japanese at advanced levelEl Salvador 1
Students should be able to communicate either in English or in Japanese El Salvador 1 Omar 1
It is needed to be able to read and understand Japanese articles.
Can speak Japanese.
It is for to some extent a condition to be able to speak Japanese.
Japanese ability for enough understanding contents of lectures. Fundamental knowledge in the field you wish to work in.
Name of adviser mail address Teaching field(s) Course description Number of students to be accepted
Others, Accepted foreign students(Country)
Tomoyoshi YOKOMATSU Associate Professor
A study on Educational Administration and System in Japan
1
Studies in the History of Education in Japan 1
Masanobu ONOUE Professor
[email protected] History of Western Education
Review of Studies in Japan about History of Education in France
1
1
1
Masanori MIZUNO Professor
Yuichi FURUICHI Professor
Takafumi TERASAWA Professor
Tsuyoshi YAMADA Associate Professor
Educational measurement & psychometrics
[email protected] Cognitive Developmental Psychology
Tuichiro KAMIJI Professor
Mitsuhiko TOJO Professor
Mikayo ANDO Associate Professor
Haruko KUWABARA Senior Assistant Professor
[email protected] Clinical Psychology Psychotherapy
1
It is needed to be able to speak either English or Japanese. Manmar 1
Communication ability in either Japanese or English is required
1
Students should be able to communicate in Japanese.
Students should be able to communicate in Japanese.
Students should be able to communicate in Japanese.
Students should be able to communicate in Japanese.
Students should be able to communicate in Japanese.
It is needed to be able to speak either English or Japanese.
It is needed to be able to read and understand Japanese articles.
It is needed to be able to read and understand Japanese articles.
It is needed to be able to read and understand Japanese articles.
It is needed to be able to read and understand Japanese articles.
It is needed to be able to read and understand Japanese articles.
It is needed to be able to read and understand Japanese articles.
It is needed to be able to read and understand Japanese articles, Indonesia1
Ability to speak Japanese to some extent
It is needed to be able to read and understand Japanese articles.
Osaka University (Osaka Prefecture)
Intensive advanced Japanese training and Japanese language pedagogy program for overseas Japanese language professionals
University overview Outline of the course for Teacher Training students
Contact Department of International Affairs, International Student Affairs Division,Osaka University Address: Yamadaoka 1-1, Suita, Osaka 565-9871,
Japan Phone: +81-6-6879-7103 Fax:+81-6-6879-8964 E-mail: [email protected] URL:http://www.osaka-u.ac.jp/eng/index.html
Profile of Osaka University Osaka University, originally founded as an Imperial University,
has traditionally attached high value to liberal ways of thinking, novelty, foresight and advanced academic research. It has an outstanding reputation, internationally and locally, as an excellent center of education and research, in its close cooperation with industry, government, and academic institutions. As such a distinguished research institution, the University, through its education based on high-quality research in various disciplines, seeks to produce prominent graduates whose leadership is required in the highly advanced information society of the 21st century. In academic and research fields, society needs professionals who are not only dedicated to their expertise and disciplines, but who also have broad and interdisciplinary perspectives. The University prides itself in producing such professionals and researchers through in its distinguished education and research environment.
Osaka University merged with Osaka University of Foreign Studies (OUFS) into the new Osaka University in Oct. 2007. As a consequence it now boasts 11 schools and faculties, 15 graduate schools, and five research institutes, as well as libraries, two hospitals, and over 30 research facilities. It has an enrollment of around 24,000 students and 5,600 staff members. The University has three campuses in three cities: Suita, Toyonaka, and Minoh. The Teacher Training Program is carried out by the Graduate School of Language and Culture on Minoh Campus.
International Exchange Number of International Students: 1,608 (May 1st , 2010 ) Number of Students in this program: 1 (2010)
(except students in Intensive Japanese Language program)
Characteristics of the program
During the first six months students can study Japanese Language intensively according to their proficiency level at the Center for International Education and Exchange on Suita Campus. In the next one year students are offered special training at the Studies in Language and Society, Graduate School of Language and Culture.
Number of students to be accepted: 6
Outline of the course
(October, 2011-March,2012)
Six-month intensive language training is offered at the Center for International Education and Exchange.
Students may audit subjects related to Japanese linguistics offered by the Graduate School of Language and Culture.
Specialized training (April,2012-March,2013)
Students should select courses offered at the Graduate School of Language and Culture. Advising professors will give students academic advice to meet each student’s needs.
Others
Advising professors will give students academic advice to meet each student’s needs.
Accommodations Osaka International House 1 Number of Rooms: Several Rooms Rent: 23,49031,000 yen per month Period of Rent: Longer than 6 months within 1 year Facilities: (Public Facilities) Desk, Bed, Closet, Refrigerator, Air Conditioner Neighborhood Information for Daily life: Supermarket,Hospital Commuting Time to School: About 15 minutes to Suita campus and about 60 minutes to Minoh Campus by train and walk. Please note that you might have to find private housing in case there is no room available.

Osaka University
Course Description, Number of students to be accepted, Qualifications and, etc.
Name of Adviser E-mail Teaching Fields Course Description Number of students to be accepted
Qualification and Requirement for students. Number of students in past 5 years.
Professor Mutsumi Suzuki
Japanese Language Education
Japanese Language Education 2 Language competence not asked, 2007 - 1 (Indonesia) , 2009 - 1 (Indonesia)
ProfessorJunko Majim [email protected] lang.osaka- u.ac.jp
Japanese Language Education
Japanese Language Education 2 Language competence not asked, 2006 - 1(Korea), 2008-1(China) , 2010 - 1 (China)
Associate Professor [email protected] lang.osaka- u.ac.jp
Japanese Language Education
Japanese Language Education 2 Language competence not asked, 2007 - 1(Chile), 2008- 1(Indonesia)
Graduate School of Language and Culture
yoiku University (Osaka)
Come to Osaka and Join OKU, one of the leading educational universities in Japan
University overview 1. Characteristics and history Osaka Kyoiku university (OKU) is one of the leading
educational universities in Japan, which has more than 135years of history and tradition. There is an Evening Program for Elementary School Teacher Training, which is the only national program of its kind in Japan for working students and in-service teachers. Graduate School of Education offers 18 courses.
2. Local area surrounding the university The main campus (Kashiwara Campus) is located
about 20 km east of the center of Osaka, inside the Kongo-Ikoma Quasi-National Park in Kashiwara-city. The city has a long history with beautiful surroundings commanding verdant mountains.
3. International Exchange OKU first received its international students in 1969,
currently establishing exchange agreements with 22 institutions in 13 countries and areas including China, Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, U.S.A, Australia, Germany, Sweden, France, England, and Finland.
-Numbers of International students: 113 (Nov. 2009) -Total numbers of Teacher Training Students in the
past 5 years: 26
4,248 undergraduate 467 graduate
Outline of the program 1. Characteristics of the program Students will visit OKU affiliated schools to observe classes and exchange opinions with teachers. Courses: School Education, Special Needs Education, Japanese Language Education, English Education, Social Studies Education, Mathematics Education, Science Education, Home Economics Education, Engineering and Technology Education, Music Education, Art Education, Health and Physical Education, School Nursing and Health Education, Natural Science, Research and Development Center for Teacher Education
2. Number of students to be accepted: 12 students
3. Japanese Language Education a) Students will take intensive Japanese language lessons
for 6 months at a language institute designated by Monbukagakusho (MEXT).
b) Language Lessons (6-8 hrs/wk, Apr-Jan) - Elementary level: kanji, conversation and grammar - Intermediate level: conversation, intermediate grammar, etc c) Study on Japanese Educational System (Apr-Jul) Learn basic knowledge and terminologies of the Japanese educational system by using Japanese and English textbooks
4. Research Program a) Course of Studies
Lectures, seminars, and independent studies with academic advisors. Students are required to submit the final report, as well as to present the paper.
b) Classes taught in English Various aspects will be discussed in English such as: “Teacher education in Japan,” “Bulling in Japanese Schools,” “Japanese School Counseling,” “ International Education in Japan”.
c) Student Tutoring Each student will be assigned a Japanese student as his/her tutor to get supports for academic and daily matters.
5. Other activities: -Overnight field trips (once a year) - Bus Tour in Kansai area (twice a year) - Home-visit experience with Japanese families - Japanese culture experiences (Tea ceremony,
Kimono, baseball game) - Final report presentation & Farewell ceremony
Accommodations 1.Campus dormitory (Kashiwara campus) - 40 rooms (single occupancy) 12 square meters -Private Facilities:
desk, bed, bathroom, A/C, internet -Common Facilities:
kitchen, shower, washing machine, PC, TV - Fee: 5,900 yen (lighting & heating excluded) *On-campus services:
cafeteria, book store, ATM,…etc
For further information & contact Location : International Student Office Address : 4-698-1 Asahigaoka, Kashiwara-shi,
Osaka 582-8582 Japan TEL : +81-72-978-3300 FAX : +81-72-978-3348 E-mail : [email protected] Web site: http://osaka-kyoiku.ac.jp/ International Office:
http://osaka-kyoiku.ac.jp/ic/en/
Requirements and Conditions of Trainees
Title and Name of Adviser E-mail Teaching Field(s) Contents of Studies Numbers of
Students to be Accepted
1
Associate Professor Yasuki KANEMITSU
Professor Mitsuki TOMINAGA
Study of teaching-learning process for the children with disabilities
1
Case study of psychotherapeutic process for the children with disabilities
1
Study of psychological process for the children with disabilities
1
Associate Professor Kazuhisa TSUCHIYAMA
Japanese teaching as mother tongue Development of Japanese language instruction 1
Associate Professor Masaru SUMIDA
[email protected] cc.osaka-kyoiku.ac.jp
Japanese teaching as mother tongue Basic theory of mother tongue education 1
Associate Professor Tomoko NARUMI
Associate Professor Hiroshi TERADA
Professor Haruyo YOSHIDA
Professor Toshio ITO
Reaserach on Japanese History, Asian History, European and American History, History Education
1
1
Professor Yuriko KINOSIHTA
[email protected] cc.osaka-kyoiku.ac.jp
Social Studies Education Teaching and Learning in Social Studies Education 1
Professor Toshifumi IIJIMA
Social Studies Education Lesson Research of Social Studies Education 1
Associate Professor Akihide MINE
[email protected] cc.osaka-kyoiku.ac.jp
Social Studies Education Lesson research and development of Social Studies 1
Requirements for Students and the total number of students accepted in the past 5 years
Familiar with the Educational System in his/her own country Egypy 1Honduras 1China 1)
B.A. M.A.degree of psychology desirable, Japanese(speaking and writing) (Chaina 1
Institute of Education
Deutsch(reading, writing and speaking), Japanese(speaking and writing)
English(reading, writing and speaking), Japanese(speaking and writing)
Ability to comprehend Shuhei Fujisawa "Semisigure". Ability to make a haiku.
Japanese ability that can digest document of mother tongue education, and can discuss it. (South Korea 1)
Japanese ability that can digest document of mother tongue education, and can discuss it. (South Korea 1)
The research activity should be able to be done in Japanese or Chinese.
B.A or M.A
(Myanmar 1)
Japanese or English (Korea 1)
Japanese or English (Korea 1)
Japanese or English (Philippine 1)
Title and Name of Adviser E-mail Teaching Field(s) Contents of Studies Numbers of
Students to be Accepted
Requirements for Students and the total number of students accepted in the past 5 years
Associate Professor Yoshihiro TEDORI
[email protected] cc.osaka-kyoiku.ac.jp
Social Studies Education Teaching method and carriculum in Social Studies 1
Professor Hiroyoshi YAMACHIKA
1
1
Philosophy Death Education in Japan, Philosophical Thoughts and Religions in Japan
1
Professor Hidenori TANAKA
Professor Kunio KOSHIGIRI
Professor Kazuhiko KANDORI
Professor Mishio KAWAMURA
Professor Fumiko NODA
1
Issues of Life Management Home Economics Education
1
Child Aabuse and Neglect 1
Professor Shinobu NAKATA
Associate Professor Kana IOKU
Professor Hironori ODA
Professor Makoto IMANAKA
Professor Hiroshi TAKADA
Electorical Engineering and MEMS Education 1
Japanese or English
Have learned the fundamental items of general topology
Have learnedt the fundamental item of the theory of groups, rings and R-modules
Reading ability of papers in English Fundamental knowledge of mathematics ( India 1 Venezuela 1)
Daily Japanese conversation and paper reading in English. Fundamental knowledges on Physics (Myanmar 1 Philippine 2)
Daily Japanese conversation and reading papers in English (Egypt 1)
Daily Japanese conversation and reading papers in English
Japanese or English, Fundamental knowledges on Physics
Speaking Japanese and Reading English Papers
Speaking Japanese and Reading English Papers
Speaking Japanese and Reading English Papers
Speaking Japanese and Reading English Papers
Speaking Japanese and Reading English Papers
Speaking Japanese and Reading English Papers
Speaking Japanese and Fundamental Knowleges on Mechanical Engineering
Fundamental Knowleges on Electrical Engineering
Title and Name of Adviser E-mail Teaching Field(s) Contents of Studies Numbers of
Students to be Accepted
Requirements for Students and the total number of students accepted in the past 5 years
Professor Isamu YAMAMOTO
Fundamental knowleges on hand-making education 1
Professor Ritsuko KOJIMA
Associate Professor Miho AKIOKA
Associate Professor Kenji SATO
Professor Hisakazu TANAKA
[email protected] cc.osaka-kyoiku.ac.jp
History of Japanese Art Basic Study on the History of Japanese Art 1
Professor Takashi SATO
1
1
Associate Professor Kazushige HORI
Associate Professor Kazumasa KUSHIDA
Physics Education and related fields Development of teaching materials on physics education and curriculum
1
Professor Hiroyasu NAKATA
Professor Ichiro TAKI
Aesthetics, Science of Art Japanese Aesthetice Science of Art 1
Lecturer Mika WATANABE
Professor Yoshihisa AKAMATSU
Physical Education Research and Developmet of Learning Subject, Object and Method
1
Professor Yoriyasu OHTA
Education Education in Japan 1
It is necessary that the international student have basic knowledge of the university graduation extent for mechanical engineering or material science.
Japanese or English (Indonesia 1)
A little English or Japanese can be spoken and written
Speak and Read Papers in Japanese
Speak and Read Papers in Japanese
Interested in the History of Japanese Art Mexico 1)
Ability to understand English or Japanese (Philippine 1)
Speak and Read Papers in Japanese
Ability to understand English or Japanese
Ability to understand English or Japanese
Speak and Read Papers in Japanese
Japanese or English Mexico1)
Daily Japanese conversation and paper reading in English. Fundamental knowledges on Chemistry
Daily Japanese conversation and fundamental knowledges on Physics
Need to read monographs and scientific papers on astronomy in English
Ability to understand English or Japanese (Thai 1)
Japanese, English (or French)
Japanese and English or French / enough to have a daily conversation
University of the Ryukyus (Okinawa Prefecture)
Teaching practically based on Okinawa’s geographical and cultural characteristics
Basically, we offer accommodation on campus for this program trainee teachers. If no vacancy, we try to introduce apartments near campus.
Contact Address: 1 Senbaru, Nishihara, Okinawa 903-0213, Japan Department: International Affairs Section International Affairs, University of the Ryukyus TEL: 81-98-895-8103 FAX: 81-98-895-8102 E-mail: [email protected] URL: http://www.u-ryukyu.ac.jp
Characteristics and history
The University of the Ryukyus was established under United States military occupation in 1950 and became a national university of Japan in 1972. At the time of our university’s founding we received valuable guidance from Michigan State University. Today, we still try to uphold the very best traditions of the American university system with both local and global features.
The University currently consists of seven faculties (Law & Letters, Tourism Sciences and Industrial Management, Education, Science, Medicine, Engineering, and Agriculture), seven graduate schools (four Master Programs in Tourism Sciences, Education, Medicine and Agriculture; four Master and Doctoral Programs in Humanities and Social Sciences, Medicine, Health Science, Engineering and Science; and one Doctoral Program at the United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences, Kagoshima University), Special Support Education Programs, and a Juris Doctoral Program. There are approximately 8,400 students and 1,700 teaching and administrative staff.
International Exchange
universities in 27 countries/area overseas.
Number of Teacher Training students1993:
6 from Myanmar, 4 from Thailand, 1 from Samoa, China, Brazil, Korea,Argentine and Peru.
Characteristics of the program :
To meet individual needs for professional development, academic supervisors will give tutoring and guidance to the trainee teacher in his or her laboratory. There will be frequent opportunities for information exchange with Japanese students, including actual schoolteachers studying at the University as graduate students.
Number of students to be accepted :8 or 9 people
Outline of the course
Japanese language education
a) Basic courses :Mainly for beginners of Japanese, trainee teachers take intensive Japanese language courses which concentrate on Basic Japanese and learn about Japanese society and culture.
b) Japanese Language Classes for Research and Graduate Students: trainee teachers who so wish can take these classes, from beginners’ to the advanced level.
Specialized training
a) Supervisors will give appropriate guidance for each trainee to master fundamental items of training in specialized fields of study. While classroom instruction is delivered predominantly in Japanese, individual instruction may be given in English.
b) If interested, trainee teachers may participate in lectures/seminars at undergraduate or graduate level as auditors.
At the end of the period of study, each trainee teachers writes a paper, and receives a certificate of attendance.
Others a) The Elementary and Junior High Schools attached to the Faculty
of Education are very useful for actual education training. b) A Japanese tutor is assigned to help each trainee teachers not
only to study, but to adjust to their new environment for the first year.
c) There are various events such as International Student Festival, parties, etc.
Number of rooms Single room 46International House+104 dorms
Couple room 14International House
Family room 12International House)
Monthly Rent For single rooms, it’ll cost 10,000-15,000 yen
per month, including maintenance fee
Facilities International House: desk, chair, bed, shelf,
kitchen, bathroom at each room. Dorms: desk, chair, bed and shelf at each room
but kitchen and bathroom for share.
Information for Daily Life

University overview Accommodations
University of the Ryukyus
Name of Adviser Email Teaching Field(s) Course Description Number of
student to be accepted
1
1
English Education in Elementary Schools in Japan 1
Yoichi Shimizu (professor)
Heat Transfer The fundamentals of Heat Transfer, Measurement Technique and Computer Simulation.
1
Development of curriculum of Technology Education, Manual making of Woodwork machine
1
[email protected] Fine Arts, public Art, environmental Art
Designing and Implementing New School and Community based Art Projects for Environment and Ecology
12
Name of Adviser Email Teaching Field(s) Course Description Number of
student to be accepted
Computer assisted Training Development of Training method using computer. 1
Course Description, Number of students to be accepted, and, etc.
Graduate Schools of Education Faculty of Education
Faculty of Education
Qualification and Requirement for students.Number of students in past 5 years.
Fluency in English or Japans is required
Research is available to those who are school teachers with the ability of speaking and reading in English.1 from Argentina (2010).
This class is for elementary school teachers. Fluency in oral and written English is preferred. 1 from Myanmar (2007).
This class is available to those school teachers with English reading and conversation ability. 1 from Peru (2005).
This class is available to those students with an adequate basic knowledge of technical education. This class may be taken in English.
Qualification and Requirement for students.Number of students in past 5 years.
School teachers(Geography) those who have enough English/enough to attend classes. 1 from Myanmar (2009).
This class is available to those students with an adequate basic knowledge of heat transmission engineering. This class may be taken in English.
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