NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 6 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ito, Hiroshi; Kawazoe, Nobuo – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2018
This study analyzes relationships between socio-demographic factors (age, sex, education, and household income) and environmental awareness related to the eco-policy in Toyota City, Japan. Previous research has shown that citizens' environmental awareness improved significantly after the city was designated as an environmental model city by the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Demography, Environmental Education, Social Influences
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ito, Hiroshi – Cogent Education, 2017
This paper reconsiders active learning (AL) in the context of Japanese higher education. AL encourages students to actively engage with learning, enhancing their generic and employability skills. In Japan, AL has become increasingly popular but lacks a clear definition. AL proponents suggest that it is the use of instructional methods that…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Student Projects
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Ito, Hiroshi; Kawazoe, Nobuo – International Journal of Higher Education, 2015
In 2012, Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology initiated a project entitled "Improving Higher Education for Industrial Needs" in which 147 universities have participated. One of the main purposes of this project is to identify what industrial needs and help develop university students' employability…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Active Learning, Industry, Innovation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Ito, Hiroshi – Higher Education Studies, 2014
This paper examines the challenges and strategies of twenty-three Japanese universities working towards the improvement of employability skills. These universities have been selected for the national project "Improving Higher Education for Meeting Industrial Needs" funded by Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Employment Potential, School Business Relationship
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Ito, Hiroshi – Journal of Education and Learning, 2014
It is now widely recognized that assessment and the feedback play key roles in the learning process. However, assessment-based learning approaches are not yet commonly practiced in Japan. This paper provides an example of an assessment-based approach to teaching and learning employed for a course entitled "English as an International…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Feedback (Response), Learning Processes, Teaching Methods
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Ito, Hiroshi – International Journal of Higher Education, 2014
Learning assessments of the First-Year Experience (FYE) at universities have drawn increasing attention. Despite its current popularity, few pieces of literature on the FYE learning assessment exist in Japan. To present a case of FYE in the context of Japan, this paper examines the FYE course called the Vision Planning Seminar (VPS) at the Nagoya…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Freshmen, Student Experience, Strategic Planning