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Vol.44. No.1 June 2022

CONTENTS
Preface

Freedom to Teach

Toshiki Nakai……  1

Keynote Address

The Impact of Covid-19 and Pandemic Policies on the Freedom to Teach

Bruce Macfarlane, translated by Yoshiko Saitoh, and Masahiro Chikada……  2

Symposium

The Management of Teaching and Education with the Evidence Based IR: The Case of Kansai University of International Studies

Atsushi Hamana…… 10

Organizational Shift from the Perspectives of Active-Learning-Based Class and Learning Paradigm: Toin University of Yokohama's Case

Shinichi Mizokami…… 14

Engineering Education at University After COVID-19: An Idea

Jun Yamada…… 17

Seven Perspectives to Consider in University Reform

Hiromichi Yoshitake…… 21

Expectations for JACUE: Chairperson's Note of This Symposium

Nobuhisa Sakakibara…… 24

Symposium I

Conditions for a Shift to Learner—Centered Education: Purpose of the Study and Research Trajectories

Satoko Fukahori…… 26

PEPA in Integrative Courses of “SD PBL” in a Science and Engineering University

Michiko Ito, Kayo Matsushita, Hidehiro Nakajima, and Yugo Saito…… 30

Utilizing the Tuning Test Item Bank for the Management of Teaching and Learning Hidehiro Nakajima, Satoko Fukahori, 

Ikko Tanaka, Yugo Saito, and Shotaro Naganuma…… 35

Reviewing Theoretical and Empirical Research that Offered Frameworks for Practical Research

Machi Sato, Hidehiro Nakajima, Shotaro Naganuma, Kai Hatano, and Yugo Saito…… 39

Tentative Conclusions Drawn from Practical Research I: Practical Research at a Science and Engineering University with a Focus on PEPA and PBL

Kayo Matsushita…… 44

Tentative Conclusions Drawn from Practical Research II: Utilizing the Tuning Test Item Bank for the Management of Teaching and Learning

Satoko Fukahori…… 49

Comments from Dr. Hamana and Discussion

Ikko Tanaka…… 54

Remaining Issues and Future Directions

Satoko Fukahori…… 57

Symposium II

Possibilities for Utilizing Qualitative Research in Higher Education: Background of the Research Issues and Purpose of the Symposium

Yoshinori Yamada…… 61

A Study on the Practical Application of Findings from Qualitative Research in Higher Education

Yoshinori Yamada, Mina Tani, Takero Nishino, Kenji Hattori, Yosuke Uehata, Akane Yamaji, and Tomoko Mori…… 63

Activities to Promote Qualitative Research Methods for Higher Education: From the Results of the Qualitative Research Methods Seminar

Yoshinori Yamada, Yosuke Uehata, and Tomoko Mori…… 68

Comments on the Research Project: Possibility of Qualitative Research in University Education

Hiroaki Sato…… 73

Symposium III

The Purpose of Symposium III

Shuichi Tsukahara…… 75

Possibilities for Higher Education in COVID-19: Subjects, Methods and Contents

Masayuki Murakami…… 76

Theoretical Study of Competency-Based Education in the United States: Exploring Possibilities for the New Normal

Reiko Yamada…… 78

A Case Study of Competency-Based Education in the United States: Brandman University

Shuichi Tsukahara…… 83

Research Objectives and Plans for Sub-Group 2: “Building a Model for Learning Environment Design in the Age of the New Normal”

Mihoko Chiba…… 87

Literature Review on Learning Environments Before the COVID-19 Pandemic

Kiyo Kawazura…… 90

An Investigative Report on Learning Environments Under the COVID-19 Pandemic

Yuki Enkai…… 94

A Study of Online Tutoring by Writing Centers in Japanese Higher Education

Chiaki Iwasaki…… 98

Comments, Replies and the Summary of Symposium III in 2021

Shuichi Tsukahara……102

Symposium IV

A Study on University Professional Development and Higher Education Graduate Programs: Purpose and Concept of the Research Project

Hideto Fukudome……104

Consideration of University Professional Development and Higher Education Graduate Programs from the Perspective of Graduates

Shuntaro Iseri……106

Education Program for University Professionals

Tatsuki Kawamoto……111

The Role of Graduate Programs for University Professional Staff and Administrators: A Consideration from Previous Studies and the Case of Administrative Staff

Hiroshi Kimura……114

Development of Professional Staff and Administrators of Colleges and Universities from an International Comparative Perspective: Guidelines for Graduate Higher Education Programs in the United States

Hideto Fukudome……119

Discussant's Remarks: Perspectives of Examining Program Development and Diversity in University Constituents

Tomoko Torii……124

Comments on Three Issues of Professional Staff of Colleges and Universities: Master's Thesis, Professionalization, and Curriculum

Masao Terasaki……126

A Study on University Professional Development and Higher Education Graduate Programs: Summary of the Plenary Discussion

Shinichi Cho, and Osamu Tomura……128

Research Paper

Examining the University Sports Club Myth: Propensity Score Analysis on Obtaining a Job Offer for University Sports Club Students

Hirokazu Miyata, and Ran Nakao……130

Practice Research Paper

Student-Engaged Faculty Development in Japanese Universities: Its Effectiveness and Continuity

Yuki Nakazato……140

Review Paper

Characteristic of Types of Educational Articulation Between High School and University

Kohei Tanaka……150

Book Reviews

Maki Kato, and Akinori Kishi

Student Learning Outcomes by Japanese University: Global Attention Is Focusing

Rie Mori……160

Tomoko Torii

Aspects of IR and Learning and Teaching Reform in Universities: Learning from the Experiences of Changing Universities

Hidehiro Nakajima……161

News and Note

……163

Vol.43. No.2 December 2021

CONTENTS
Preface

Looking Back on the First Full-Online Conference

Yutaka Maeda……  1

Keynote Address

Education After COVID-19 Pandemic — Advice from Oxford —

Takehiko Kariya……  2

Special Symposium

Report on the Symposium, “The Challenges of College & University Education in the COVID Era: From both Perspectives of Learning and Student Life”

Tsuyoshi Yamada……  9

Systematic Student Support Through the Emergency Student Support Package at Tohoku University

Masahiro Yamaguchi…… 11

Our Struggle Under the COVID-19 Coronavirus Peril at Kansai University

Yoshikazu Tsuchihashi, and Yuta Kawase…… 14

Proposal of Provision Policy Suitable for Class Type Based on Questionnaire Survey

Hironori Takuma…… 18

Research Papers

Diversification of College Career Choice and Student Transfer Between Undergraduate Programs: The Masked Examinees' Strategies and Insurance Paradox

Yui Fukushima…… 21

Examining the Direction of Associations Between Self-Efficacy and Self-Regulated Learning Strategy: Development of a University Student Version of the Self-Regulated Learning Strategy Scale

Kai Hatano, and Yugo Saito…… 31

University Faculty and Staff Member's Recognition for Acceptance of International Students in USA, Washington D.C.: Problems, Rights and Resources in Different Functional Types of Higher Education

Nami Jinda…… 40

The Effect of Graduate School Completion on Knowledge and Ability After Employment — Focusing on the Hours Spent on Off-the-Job Training and Occupational Groups

Hiroshi Kimura, and Shuntaro Iseri…… 50

The Patterns of Sense Making of Learning for College Students that Experienced Multiple Contexts in Regular Curriculum, Co-Curricular, and Extracurricular Activities

Yojiro Takasawa, and Kenji Matsui…… 60

A Fulfillment and Ability Formation in Junior College Student Life: On- and Off-Campus Time Distribution

Kazuaki Watanabe…… 70

Practice Research Papers

The Effect of the Characteristics of Group Structure in International Exchange Programs on the Behavior and Psychological State of Participants

Makoto Kimura, Peou Hang, and Shinji Tsukawaki…… 80

Practice Research Papers

Current Status and Issues of Educational Information Use and IR in University Faculties: An Analysis of Case Studies and a National Survey

Tomoko Torii, Yuji Okada, Tsuyoshi Yamada, Toru Hayashi, Tetsuya Takahashi, Masayuki Murakami, Takeshi Kushimoto, and Makiko Oyama…… 89

Transition from High Schools to Universities from the Perspective of STEM Education

Keiichiro Yoshinaga, Hisao Suzuki, and Jun Saito…… 94

Higher Education Graduate Programs for Professional Staff and Administrators of Universities

Hideto Fukudome, Takahiko Nakaseko, Hideo Ikuta, Tatsuki Kawamoto, Shuntaro Iseri, Naoki Idemitsu, and Ikuta Kurihara…… 99

SoTL Communities of Practice: Their Significance and Role

Fumiko Inoue, Takashi Yasuoka, Masaaki Ogasawara, Tadao Mio, and Akihiro Ogushi……104

Concept-Based Curriculum and Instruction: The Theory and Practice at Universities

Hiroaki Sato, Hideki Yamamoto, and Tatsuya Yamamoto……109

Future of University Physical Education by DX Curriculum Development and Class/Organizational Management

Tetsuro Kita, Katsunori Kobayashi, Katsuro Kitamura, Nakayama Seigo, Ryoji Tahara, and Shiho Hiraku……114

A Potential of Pre-Admission Education Programs

Yu Mizoguchi, Eiko Shimizu, Akira Harada, Masanori Tagami, Shinsaku Matsui, and Tomoko Mori……119

Practical Research on IR and the Learner-Centered Management of Teaching and Learning

Kiyoshi Fujiki, Mika Matsuo, Toshihiro Araki, Masamitsu Mochizuki, Kazuya Ishii, and Asuka Kawagoe……124

Changing Profiles of University Staff in the UK, the USA and Australia: Its Implications to Japan

Kazuhiro Sugimoto, Fujio Ohmori, Rie Mori, Kazuaki Maruyama, and Tatsuya Natsume……129

Key Points of Qualitative Research Thought from the Review of Qualitative Investigation “Students' Learning in COVID-19 Wreck”

Yoshinori Yamada, Yosuke Uehata, Hiroaki Yamasaki, Mina Tani, Akane Yamaji, Takero Nishino, and Kenji Hattori……134

Promoting Faculty Expert Judgement and Institutional Change by Facilitating the Use of Learning Outcomes Assessment Tools: Implications from Empirical Research

Satoko Fukahori, Kayo Matsushita, Michiko Ito, Hidehiro Nakajima, and Ikko Tanaka……139

Book Reviews

Tsutomu Yamada

Student Participation in Quality Assurance

Daisuke Hirouchi……144

Mina Tani

Self-Formation of Students Through “Writing”: Through “Personal Writing”

Chiiko Inoshita……146

News and Note

……148



Vol.43. No.1 June 2021

CONTENTS
Preface

Student Support Services During COVID-19

Kiyotake Oki……  1

Keynote Address

20 years of Student Counseling and Student Support Activities in Japan: The Ideal Model and Theories for Daily Practice and Fully Established Systems in University Communities

Kenji Saito……  2

Symposium

Transition Between Special Needs Education and Higher Education

Takeo Kondo……  6

From Reasonable Accommodation — Faculty Development in the Symbiotic Society

Toru Aono…… 10

Student Support Services for International Students

Akiko Onishi…… 13

What Should Be Asked with Student Support Services Now

Kiyotake Oki, Yuki Mochizuki…… 17

Symposium I

History and Significance of Academic Writing Education and Research at Universities: Trends in the 40th Anniversary of the Journal of Japan Association for College and University Education

Chiiko Inoshita…… 20

How Essays Contribute to Articulation of High School and College: A Study Based on Junior and Senior High School

Chiiko Inoshita, Yoshiyuki Shibahara…… 23

The Effect of Essay Assignments in Major Designed for Inquiry Learning on the Development of Critical Thinking and Logical Expressiveness: Purpose and Method

Chiiko Inoshita, Yoshiyuki Shibahara, Osamu Koyama…… 28

How to Incorporate Reading Learning into Writing Education in First-Year Seminar

Yumiko Sugitani…… 33

How Relevant is Academic Writing in University to the World of Work After Graduation?: A Comparison of Social Science and Engineering

Osamu Koyama…… 38

Discussant's Remark

Hiroki Yamaji…… 43

Writing Classes for “Muscle Training”

Masaaki Ogasawara…… 45

Symposium II

Possibilities of Qualitative Research on Higher Education: Purpose and Organization of Qualitative Research Activity

Yoshinori Yamada…… 47

A Literature Review of Qualitative Research on Higher Education

Yoshinori Yamada, Yousuke Uehata, Tomoko Mori, Hiroaki Yamasaki, Mina Tani, Akane Yamaji, Takero Nishino, Kenji Hattori…… 49

Modalities of Student Learning in the COVID-19 Pandemic Clarified by Qualitative Approaches

Yousuke Uehata, Yoshinori Yamada, Tomoko Mori, Hiroaki Yamasaki, Mina Tani, Akane Yamaji, Takero Nishino, Kenji Hattori…… 54

Symposium III

Conditions for a Shift to Learner-Centered Education: Overview of Research Framework and Initiatives

Satoko Fukahori…… 63

Expert Judgment and Institutional Change

Kai Hatano, Yugo Saito, Shotaro Naganuma, Hidehiro Nakajima…… 65

Examination of Interplay Among Individuals, a Group, and an Institution to Support the Process of Change: The Case of Frontiers of Science, Columbia University

Machi Sato…… 69

Assessing Student Growth: Based on a Longitudinal Study Using PEPA

Yugo Saito, Kayo Matsushita…… 74

The Effectiveness of PEPA in the Transformation to a “Learning Systems Paradigm”:
A Case Study of Tokyo City University

Michiko Ito, Kayo Matsushita, Yugo Saito, Hidehiro Nakajima…… 79

Utilizing the Tuning Test Item Bank for the Management of Teaching and Learning

Satoko Fukahori, Yugo Saito, Ikko Tanaka, Shotaro Naganuma…… 84

Toward a Paradigm Shift in Teaching and Learning: An Overview of the Symposium

Ikko Tanaka…… 89

Symposium IV

The System, Training, and Effectiveness of Student Advisors to Support Active Learning

Kimikazu Sugimori…… 93

Survey Design and Report for LA Management Along with a Proposal for “Guidelines for Five Principles for Learning Advisors” (LA Charter)

Kimikazu Sugimori…… 95

General Discussion: Proposal for “Guidelines for Five Principles for Learning Advisors” (LA Charter)

Kimikazu Sugimori, Yusuke Horii, Chikako Miyamoto, Shintaro Tajiri…… 98

Topics for Discussion

Hirotaka Oki……100

Research Papers

Purposes of Second Foreign Languages as a Liberal Arts Subject: Analysis of Instructors' Narratives and Practices

Yizhou Fan……101

A Discussion on Challenges in Applying Backward Design to Course Design in Higher Education: Based on an Investigation on Future Faculty

Shotaro Naganuma……110

The Processes Involved in Credit-Shortage Among Students.

Katsuhiko Nakanishi……120

Practice Research Papers

How Do Undergraduates Evaluate Career Lessons?

Miyuki Kikuchi……130

An Investigation into Curriculum Management to Accomplish Learning Outcomes in Diploma Policy

Satoshi Ozeki, Toru Hayashi, Yugo Saito, Masayuki Fukano, Shinichi Yamazaki……140

Continuity and Discontinuity of Learning in High School-University Articulation: The Narratives of Students Who Experienced Inquiry-Based Learning in High School

Kohei Tanaka, Kayo Matsushita……149

A Process Model of the Cross-Genre Thinking Transformation from Personal Writing to Academic Writing Toward a New Perspective on the Personal Writing vs. Academic Writing Debate

Mina Tani……159

Book Reviews

Kiyomi Yoshitake, Yuji Okada, Sawako Sakakibara

Aiming for a Symbiotic Society: Considering Support for Disabled Students at Universities

Mika Kataoka……169

Mihoko, Ito (Ed.)

Certification or Selection? —Secondary School/University Articulation Reforms in Europe and Japan—

Dai Nishigori……171

Memorial Writings

……173

News and Note

……176