2019 - present
Development of a learning program using smartphones to support the information search activities of elderly people. “Design of a Learning Program to Promote Self-Regulated Learning among Elderly People” study was awarded the 2018 Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research ©.
2018 - present
Quantitatively and qualitatively studying the learning processes in research activities among graduate students. “Study of the pitfalls and overcoming issues in graduate student research processes” was awarded the 2019 and 2020 Teikyo University Advanced Research Promotion Grant.
2018 - present
In a collaborative study with Dentsu Inc., an interactive learning program was developed to assist life thinking across a 100-year lifespan. Later, the management of the workshop was transferred to Life Thinking Studio Corp. from July 2019.
2017 - present
In the Mogusa apartment complex in Hino city, where there are increasingly many elderly people, a project was conducted to learn and hear about local history, which was dramatized by students. Opportunities are being formed for interaction between the region and the university.
Meetings are held every month that focus on study issues that are characteristic to elderly people in which they are positioned for lifelong growth through continued learning. The results were published by Minerva Shobo in February 2016 as “Learningful Ageing: human existence as continuous learning.”
Held Edu-Lab Meetings to discuss practice and study that bridges the gap between formal and informal learning with the aim of a study-rich society.
In this publication, expertise in designing workshops is analysed using various methods with a focus on those who make workshops, that is, workshop practitioners. Awarded the 2014 Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research (Grant-in-Aid for Publication of Scientific Research Results).
Developed the “What to Do in the First Experience of Heavy Rain” Meteorological Agency Workshop as a “subcontracted planning and implementation project for a PR communication event related to the publication and education about emergency warnings.” Also held the “Weather disaster prevention workshop for disaster prevention managers in local public bodies” in 2018.
In this study, questionnaires and interviews were conducted with planners and managers with the aim of “clarifying the challenges for practitioners of university-organized science cafes and implementing organizations, and investigating ecosystems for sustainable science cafe management.” Awarded the 2014 Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research.
Conducted study and research among persons participating in CAMP Facilitator Training, a SCSK Holdings CSR project. Also developed a teacher training lesson package and main facilitator training program with the aim of improving understanding regarding workshops based on these study results.
2008.3 - 2014.8
From March 2008 at The University of Tokyo Fukutake Hall UT Cafe, held regular monthly cafe events with invited researchers from the University of Tokyo as guests for dialogues with general participants on the research theme of the guest researcher. Involved from the start of the project until August 2014. This project is still ongoing today.
2007.6 - 2018.1
Held cafe events indeterminately with people involved in peripheral activities of “education” invited as guests on the themes of “connection,” “communication,” “informal learning,” and “museums,” etc.