For discussion & sharing of materials and methods of digital pedagogy and technology-enhanced learning.
This article explores the author’s journey to understand the value and history of digital scholarship as he considers charting his on course to pursue digital scholarship in connection with institutional requirements for scholarly and creative publication activity.
The author adopted a timeline of emerging educational technologies in an Irish journal paper by e-learning expert Gráinne Conole and, with her permission, expanded it into this chart. In the study of technology for papers or presentations, researchers and students often ought to report when the technology originated, along with which technologies…[Read more]
Teaching ICT-related classes, this chart helps to clarify at what levels students could aim to analyze and explain an Internet site or technology: 1) The User Level: what can the site or technology be used for? 2) The Knowledge Level: what key technical terms need to be presented? 3) The Developer Level: how does the site or technology work? 4)…[Read more]
Opening keynote address on the conference theme of Global Digital Society: Impacts on Humanities and Social Sciences. The topic of disruptive technology and our calling suited the author’s background in online education and international faculty development. The author has also worked for the impact to go the other way, from the Humanities and…[Read more]
Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) syllabus for a class held in a computer lab in Osaka for the Kansai University Division of International Affairs Global Frontier (KUGF), classes for foreign exchange and domestic students together.
Presentation in Japanese on the big correspondence education industry in Japan as online education started to gradually make inroads in higher education. It discusses instructional design, distance education, Web-based education and training, online courses in university correspondence education divisions, learning management systems, lifelong…[Read more]
Main magazine & online interviews and articles on bilingual child-raising by the author in Japanese from 2007-2010: 1) 「いつ話すかな？英語の言葉」 [When will children start speaking English? – Interview with the author and H. Toyota of Tokyo University of Technology], 2) 「英語を子ども自身の第二言語にする方法」 [How to make English a child’s second language], 3) 「インターネットでできる英語体…[Read more]
The Teaching in the Community Colleges TCC 2000 Online Conference originally commissioned a report by its Writing Team on International Issues and New Technologies for Learning that was edited by the Writing Team Chair. In this new abridgement, the Editor selects representative excerpts from his original report of the online conference…[Read more]
This symposium examines the impact and potential of communication technologies in learning EFL. Case studies focusing on higher education in Japan show how mobile technologies and social media could improve language acquisition in Asian EFL contexts and beyond. Teaching with sound pedagogies and communication technologies, accessed by computers…[Read more]
Steve McCarty deposited World Association for Online Education (WAOE) Panel: Building a Free Worldwide Community and Support Structure for Faculty Involved in Online Education in the group Digital Pedagogy on Humanities Commons 8 months, 2 weeks ago
Presentations in this file, with roles and affiliations at the time: 1) WAOE President Steve McCarty, Osaka Jogakuin College, Japan, “Meeting a Worldwide Need for Community and Faculty Support for Online Education,” 2) WAOE Cyber-Parliamentarian Michael Warner, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, “Building Communication and Support Avenues…[Read more]
The opening keynote address of the first Wireless Ready symposium is explained and documented in this proceedings paper. The auditorium presentation was conducted simultaneously in the 3D virtual world Second Life, visible and audible on another large screen from a second computer at the podium, attended in the virtual world by avatars of…[Read more]
The presentation suggests how faculty members in the East Asian context can contribute to the local community as well as to their university through online video production. One experiment with the technology of videoblogging, while abroad with students in New Zealand, back to a campus blog in Japan through the Internet, which the presenter termed…[Read more]
The presenter used his Japanese literacy and knowledge of social media at an early stage to enhance the integrative motivation of students toward English as a Foreign Language by engaging them in their Japanese-language-only social network Mixi.
A Noh play and temple chronicle, thought to have prehistoric origins in one of the oldest professions, was translated for the Shikoku Bilingual Guidebook by Akiko Takemoto and Steve McCarty. The co-author narrates this podcast, telling the heart-wrenching story of a woman’s ultimate sacrifice, with an overlay of Buddhism and archetypal symbolism.…[Read more]
Handouts the author developed for classes in Japan requiring papers in English, from regular undergraduate EFL classes to graduate school international classes. Page 1 A) Outline of an Academic Paper: necessary elements, color-coded to show connections between parts of a paper; and B) Abstracts: often confused with introductions, need to stand…[Read more]
Short audio to download, introduces Keisei Awa no Naruto, a Bunraku puppet play, followed by discussion questions for educational use. This 18th Century Chikamatsu play plumbs the depths of pathos with Sophoclean fatalism, leaving the listener wondering, among other things, why such a drama of ‘mono no aware’ is still performed as a puppet play.…[Read more]
Handout for the 2005 Conference on Pedagogies and Learning: Meanings under the Microscope, held at the University of Southern Queensland in Australia. A framework was sought for understanding concepts in new disciplines in their full dimensionality. Citing Plato’s Socrates, the nature of knowledge was examined, locating it not in information…[Read more]
A gripping legend about the origin of the Pilgrimage of Shikoku seems to prove reincarnation. This five-minute podcast recounts the miracle story, then poses discussion questions that could, and have been, used educationally with groups to get at the underlying motive and purpose of the legend.
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