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Akahori, Kanji – Educational Technology, 2011
The author describes a research methodology for college course improvement, and applies the results to education courses. In Japan, it is usually difficult to carry out research on college course improvement, because faculty cannot introduce experimental design approaches based on control and treatment groupings of students in actual classroom…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research Methodology, Courses, Instructional Design
Fujitani, Satoru; Bhattacharya, Madhumita; Akahori, Kanji – Educational Technology, 2003
Addresses issues related to the implementation of information and communications technology (ICT) in education and online learning with particular reference to Japan. Presents an integrated model for the introduction of ICT at all levels of education that suggests ways of bridging the gap between research and development and actual educational…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Uses in Education, Distance Education, Educational Development
Shimizu, Yasutaka – Educational Technology, 1992
Microcomputer installation in schools has increased annually since 1983, and microcomputers are now utilized throughout Japan's educational system, both in elementary and secondary classrooms and for educational research. Most of the computer software used in computer-assisted instruction is acquired externally, as opposed to developing the…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
Tiene, Drew; Urakawa, Tomoji – Educational Technology, 1985
Discusses origins, structure, objectives, and implications for U.S. schools of ZEMPOREN, the All Japan Teachers' Federation Studying the Use of Radio and Television in Education, which promotes effective use of classroom broadcasting through a published journal, research, conventions, and by acting as liaison between the educational network and…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Classroom Techniques, Communication (Thought Transfer), Educational Radio
Tiene, Drew – Educational Technology, 1983
The Ministry of Education and the Japanese Broadcasting Corporation (NHK) public television network are responsible for the instructional broadcasting that has penetrated Japan's classrooms at all levels. Implications for American television include stronger federal support for public television and the possible development of a national…
Descriptors: Cultural Traits, Educational Equipment, Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education
Tiene, Drew; Urakawa, Tomoji – Educational Technology, 1983
Provides a detailed look at combination of factors contributing to the success of the elementary science television programs of Japan, including production facilities, research, instructional approach, production techniques, and promotion. It is suggested that this series could serve as a model for the development of televised instruction in…
Descriptors: Discovery Learning, Educational Television, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries
Sakamoto, Takashi – Educational Technology, 1980
Gives an overview of the development of educational technology in Japan evident in the increase of publications, the diffusion of technological innovations, and the organization of research pertaining to the field. (Author/MER)
Descriptors: Diffusion, Educational Research, Educational Technology, Foreign Countries