For discussion & sharing of materials and methods of digital pedagogy and technology-enhanced learning.
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 1 month 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.
Three parts of a 2014 presentation at the National Museum of Ethnology Linguistics Circle in Osaka are compiled in this PDF file. 1st page: Abstract of the presentation “A Multidimensional Approach to Definitions, Applied to e-Learning in Language Education”; 2nd page: Chart “Contextualizing fields and terms in their fuller dimensionality: Example…[Read more]
Invited presentation and handouts for Meaning of Existence seminars in the University of Hawaii system in 1978: The Awakening of Dreams: Types of Dreams, Symbolic Languages, Psychology of Tantric Yoga; Primer in Jungian Psychology: Layers of the Psyche, Brain wave frequencies, Personifications appearing in dreams, Functions of Consciousness; Dream…[Read more]
Clyden Harris deposited Preservation of Audiovisual and Digital media in tropical climates: a case study of the University of Guyana Library in the group Digital Pedagogy on Humanities Commons 2 months ago
The rationale behind this research was the quest to explore the policies, practices, techniques and strategies for audiovisual and digital media in developing countries experiencing tropical climates, given the fact that countries in developing countries are lagging behind in technology due to the cost attached to the implementation of…[Read more]
Haiku poems published in Japanese and English periodicals in the 1980s, arranged into the four seasons, now with photos of Kyoto where the author often walks. The bilingual haiku were often composed in Japanese, 5-7-5 syllables, out in nature. Then an English version could either stand alone or complement the Japanese version and provide language…[Read more]
A multilingual podcast, recorded in August 2005 by native speakers of English, Japanese, and Chinese, found proverbs with a similar meaning in each culture. The author arranged this podcast during a Translation class between Japanese and English with fourth year students at Shinonome University in Matsuyama, on Shikoku island in Western Japan.
This set of lesson plans is the result of a two-day planning workshop to develop a cross-institutional framework for promoting broadly collaborative, community-based undergraduate and graduate student research employing the tools and methods of digital humanities. The goal was to expand on established faculty dialogues and initiatives at each…[Read more]
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