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Lee, HyunKyung; Mori, Carolyn – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2021
The purpose of this study is to examine which, and how, reflective practices as instructional strategies affect students' self-directed learning (SDL) competencies in second language university classes. To answer the research questions, an explanatory mixed-methods approach was used to extend quantitative research through qualitative research.…
Descriptors: Reflection, Independent Study, Second Language Learning, Teaching Methods
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Goulah, Jason – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2020
This article examines contributions to the ethic and practice of cosmopolitanism by Japanese educators Makiguchi Tsunesaburo, Toda Josei and, most significantly, Ikeda Daisaku. Collectively, they are "the philosophers of the Soka movement" that Rizvi and Choo refer to in their call for a special issue on "Asian…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Citizenship Education, Japanese, Foreign Countries
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Brown, Charles Allen – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2019
This project explores racial tokenism in the Japanese academy. It grows out of concerns regarding the low status of foreign university faculty in Japan along with a need to evaluate recent government initiatives aimed at fostering "internationalization" of Japanese higher education. In this three-year case study, I investigated the work…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Seebruck, Ryan – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2019
Public teachers in Japan are subjected to a compulsory rotation system where the prefectural board of education governs their entire career paths. Past research has written of the macro- and micro-level impacts of rotation systems, including Japanese teacher rotation, but this paper, based on years of working in and observing Japanese schools, is…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Public School Teachers, Career Development, Foreign Countries
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Han, Hyemin; Park, Sung Choon; Kim, Jongsung; Jeong, Changwoo; Kunii, Yutaka; Kim, Sora – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2018
This study is a comparative analysis of the characteristics of moral exemplars presented in moral education textbooks in Korea and Japan. The purpose of the study is to examine and compare moral values presented through the lives and stories of moral exemplars in the two countries that have moral education as an independent and separate subject…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Ethical Instruction, Textbooks, Foreign Countries
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Yamato, Yoko; Zhang, Wei – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2017
Private supplementary tutoring became a widespread phenomenon in Japan during the 1960s. Since then, institutions providing tutoring known as "juku" have provided a wide range of services to supplement mainstream education. During decades of development, the shapes and functions of "juku" have changed in response to changes in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Tutoring, Tutorial Programs, After School Education
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Mori, Chiho; Davies, Ian – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2015
This article discusses the types of citizenship education that are included in a sample of Japanese junior high school civics textbooks. Seven civics textbooks that have been authorized by the Ministry of Education for use in junior high school from the 2012 academic year were analysed in the context of fundamental issues in citizenship education…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Civics, Textbook Content, Textbook Evaluation
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Steiner-Khamsi, Gita – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2014
The article examines two key concepts in research on policy borrowing and lending that are often used to explain why and how educational reforms travel across national boundaries: reception and translation. The studies on reception analyse the political, economic, and cultural reasons that account for the attractiveness of a reform from elsewhere.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Comparative Education, Global Approach
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Bondy, Christopher – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2014
Examining the gap between national level minority education policies and local implementation in Japan, this paper considers this gap as a "soft middle" whereby local communities and schools have considerable leeway in how they implement policies. In particular, this paper focuses on Japan's largest minority group, the…
Descriptors: Minority Groups, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Educational Experience
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Lassegard, James P. – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2013
The number of students going abroad for study purposes continues to grow exponentially, even despite the global economic downturns of recent years. One exception is Japan, where the number of students going overseas has continued to decline since the mid-2000s. This paper first explores various explanations for the persistent decline in Japanese…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Study Abroad, International Education, Student Attitudes
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Takayama, Keita – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2011
Education in the United States was in a state of "crisis" at the time of the 1983 release of "A Nation at Risk," the landmark report on the US education reform. This was the time when the rising Japanese economy started threatening the post-war US economic dominance and conservative figures such as Ronald Reagan gained popular…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Ethnography, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
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Rear, David – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2011
This paper will examine how Japanese education policy was articulated discursively from 1996 to 2010 in the semi-annual speeches of prime ministers to the Diet. It will identify three distinct discourses within these policy statements: a progressive discourse emphasizing the rights of individuals; a neo-liberal discourse of social independence and…
Descriptors: Political Attitudes, Ideology, Speeches, Position Papers
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Kwon, Hyungil Harry; Pyun, Do Young; Han, Siwan; Ogasawara, Etsuko – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2011
The objective of this study was to provide empirical evidence to support psychometric properties of a modified four-dimensional model of the Leadership Scale for Sports (LSS). The study tested invariance of all parameters (i.e., factor loadings, error variances, and factor variances-covariances) in the four-dimensional measurement model between…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Testing, Athletes, Factor Structure
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Watanabe, Satoshi P. – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2011
Since the corporatization of national universities, the environment surrounding Japanese universities has dramatically changed in various respects. A series of government-led attempts have intended to support the domestic colleges and universities in gaining a competitive edge by improving the quality of teaching and research as well as…
Descriptors: Student Teaching, Higher Education, Faculty Workload, Educational Change
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Takayama, Keita – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2009
This article builds on the author's earlier work, published in Vol. 28 No. 1 of this journal, that critiqued the Orientalist legacy in Anglo-American discussions of Japanese education. One of the manifestations of this legacy is the prevailing view among the Anglo-American observers of Japanese education that Japanese education is the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Public Education, Political Attitudes
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