Curriculum Vitae



Masanori Yamada, Ph.D

Masanori Yamada is Associate Professor in Faculty of arts and science, School of Education, and Graduate School of Human-Environment Studies at Kyushu University. He is engaged in research and development of computer-mediated communication systems for project-based learning. He worked for NTT Comware Corporation where he was engaged in the research on the technology related to moving images from 2000 to 2003. He received M.A. and Ph.D in Human System Science from Tokyo Institute of Technology in 2005 and 2008 respectively. He was Japan Society for the Promotion of Science(JSPS) research fellow for young scientists in 2007.He is also a recipient of the outstanding young researcher award from Information Processing Society of Japan (2003), and Japan Society for Educational Technology, and best article award from the The Computer-Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO USA).

E-mail: mark[atmark]mark-lab.net

Professional Preparation

  • Ritsumeikan University, B.A., Literature(March, 2000)
  • Tokyo Institute of Technology, M.A., Engineering(March, 2005)
  • Tokyo Institute of Technology, Ph.D, Educational Technology (March, 2008)

Professional history

  • 2013-present: Kyushu University, Associate Professor, Faculty of arts and science
  • 2009-2012: Kanazawa University, Associate Professor, Research Center for Higher Education
  • 2010-2011: Center for Research on Educational Testing, Visiting Researcher
  • 2008-2010: Aoyama Gakuin University, Visiting Fellow, Human Innovation Research Center
  • 2009-2010: The University of Tokyo, Associate Professor, Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies, Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies (III)
  • 2008-2009: The University of Tokyo, Project Assistant Professor, III
  • 2006-2007: The University of Tokyo, Visiting Assistant Professor, III
  • 2007-2007: Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Research Fellow for Young Scientists
  • 2006-2007: Shobi University, Part-time lecturer, Policy and Management
  • 2006-2007: Bunkyo University, Part-time lecturer, Informatics
  • 2005-2008: Aoyama Gakuin University, Visiting Fellow, Research center for e-Learning Professional Competency
  • 2003-2007: Tokyo University of Technology, Part-time Lecturer, Informatics

Other work experience

2000-2003 NTT Comware Corporation, Researcher and Systems Engineer (Tokyo)



Publications

Book chapters

  • Yamada, M(2006). Chapters 3 “Blended Learning Design Concepts” and 8 “Content Development”, Appendix F., Akahori, K(Translation Supervisor), Matsuda, T., Arame, M., Mochizuki, T. and Hara, K (Translators), Bersin, J(2004), The Blended Learning Book -Best Practices, Proven Methodologies, and Lesson Learned-, Pfeiffer, San Francisco, CA, USA (Translation)
  • Yamada, M. (2009). Chapter 4. “Computer-Assisted Language Learning”, Yamauchi, Y(Ed.) Pedagogy for Digital Resources, University of Tokyo Press, 61-78
  • Yamada, M. (2010). Chapter 15. “Internationalization of Higher Education and e-Learning”, Hayata, Y., Moroboshi, Y, and Aono, T (Eds.) Higher Education, Minerva Press, 205-215
  • Yamada, M & Kitamura, S. (2011) “The Role of Social Presence in Interactive Learning with Social Software”, White, B., King, I. & Tsang, P (Eds.) Social Media Tools and Platforms in Learning Environments: Present and Future, Springer, 325-335 http://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007%2F978-3-642-20392-3_19
  • Yamada, M & Goda, Y. (2012) “Application of Social Presence Principles to CSCL Design for Quality Interactions”, Jiyou Jia (Ed.) Educational Stages and Interactive Learning: From Kindergarten to Workplace Training, IGI Global, 31-48 Link to this article
  • Goda, Y. & Yamada, M. (2012) “Application of CoI to Design CSCL for EFL Online Asynchronous Discussion”, Akyol, Z. & Garrison, D.R. (Eds.) Educational Community of Inquiry: Theoretical Framework, Research and Practice, IGI Global, 295-316 Link to this article
  • Yamada, M(2013). Chapters 30-34 Translation, Suzuki, K., Goda, Y(Translation Supervisor), Reiser, R.A. and Dempsey, J.V. (2011).Trends and Issues in Instructional Design and Technology(Third Edition), Allyn & Bacon
  • Yamauchi, Y., & Yamada, M.(Eds.)(2015) Informal Learning, Minerva Press
  • Yamada, M. (2017). Evaluation research and future direction of game-based learning research, T.Fujimoto and Y.Morita (Eds.) Game-based education and learning, Minerva Press, 79-89
  • Ogata, H., Oi,M., Mohri, K., Okubo, F., Shimada, A., Yamada, M., Wang, J., & Hirokawa, S. (2017). Learning Analytics for E-book-Based Educational Big Data in Higher Education, H.Yasuura, C.-M.Kyung, Y.Liu, Y.-L.Lin. (Eds.) Smart Sensor at the IoT Frontier, Springer, 327-350, http://www.springer.com/jp/book/9783319553443
  • Tang, F., Wang, B., Kaneko, K., Goda, Y., Okada, Y. & Yamada, M. (2017). Location-based Game to Support English Vocabulary Learning in Informal Learning Settings,In Leping Liu. & David Gibson, D. (Eds.). Research Highlights in Technology and Teacher Education 2017. Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).(pp.151-159) from https://www.learntechlib.org/p/180960/.



Master thesis (2005)

“The Development and Evaluation of Distance Learning System for English Communication Skills” (Advisor: Dr. Kanji AKAHORI, former president of Japan Society of Educational Technology)


Doctoral dissertation (2008)

“System Design for Synchronous CMC-based Communicative Language Learning” (Advisor: Dr. Kanji AKAHORI)


Articles(Refereed)

  • Yamada, M., Shimada, A., Okubo, F., Oi, M., Kojima, K. & Ogata, H. (2017). Learning analytics of the relationships among self-regulated learning, learning behaviors, and learning performance, Research and Practice in Technology Enhanced Learning, 12, 13. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s41039-017-0053-9

  • Eto, M., Inoue, K., & Yamada, M.(2017). Effects of Health Literacy Education Using The Jigsaw Method in High School, Japan Journal of Education Technology, 209-212

  • Matsuda, K., Yamada, M., Goda, Y., Kato,H. and Miyagawa, H.(2017). Development of “Self-Regulator” that Promotes Learners to Establish Planning Habit and Its Formative Evaluation, Japan Journal of Education Technology, 137-140

  • Yamada,M., Goda, Y., Matsuda, T., Saito, Y., Kato, H. and Miyagawa, H.(2016). How does self-regulated learning relate to active procrastination and other learning behaviors?, Journal pf Computing in Higher Education. doi:10.1007/s12528-016-9118-9 (Impact factor: 0.500(2015)), 28(3), 326-343 Link to this article

  • Yamada, M., Goda, Y., Matsukawa, H., Hata,K. and Yasunami, S. (2016). A Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Design for Quality Interaction, IEEE Multimedia, 23, 48-59. doi:10.1109/MMUL.2015.95 (Impact factor: 1.767(2013))

  • Goda, Y., Yamada, M., Matsuda, T., Saito, Y., Kato, H. and Miyagawa, H.(2015) , Procrastination and Other Learning Behavioral Types in e-Learning and Their Relationship with Learning Outcomes, Learning and Individual Difference, 37, 72-80 (Impact factor: 1.565(2013)), Link to this article

  • Yamada, M., Kitamura, S., Matsukawa, H., Misono, T., Kitani, N. & Yamauchi, Y. (2014) Collaborative filtering for expansion of learner’s background knowledge in online language learning: does “top-down” processing improve vocabulary proficiency?, Educational Technology Research & Development, 62(5), 529-553. doi: 10.1007/s11423-014-9344-7 Link to this article

  • Goda, Y., Yamada, M., Matsuda, T., Kato, H., Saito, Y., Miyagawa, H. (2014). Plan and Reflection of Self-regulated Learning: Perspectives of Outside Classroom Learning Hours and English Proficiency, Japan Journal of Educational Technology, 38(3), 269−286

  • Goda, Y., Yamada, M., Matsukawa, H., Hata, K., & Yasunami, S.(2014) Conversation with a Chatbot Before an Online EFL Group Discussion and the Effects on Critical Thinking, The Journal of Information and Systems in Education, 13, 1-7, Link to this article

  • Fujimoto, T., Yamada, M. (2013) Review of Educational Games Research for Informal Learning: Research Frameworks and Evaluation Methods, Japan Journal of Educational Technology, 37(3), 343-351

  • Yamada, M. (2013). Research Trend of Informal Learning Using Information and Communication Technologies,  Japan Journal of Educational Technology, 37(3), 197-207

  • Murakami, M., Yamada, M. (2012) The role of Educational Technology in Higher Education and Facuty Development, Japan Journal of Educational Technology, 36(3), 181-192

  • Goda,Y., Yamada, M. (2012) Research Trends and Applied Learning Theories of e-Learning in Developmental Education outside of Japan, Japan Journal of Developmental Education, 19-29

  • Saito, Y., Matsuda, T., Goda, Y., Yamada, M., Kato, H., Miyagawa, H. (2012), Development and Evaluation of an e-Mentor’s Workload Reduction System Based on Planning Phase in Learners’ Self-Regulation, Japan Journal of Educational Technology, 36(1), 9-20

  • Yamada, M., Hashi, Y., Kagawa, F., Okabe, K. (2012) Preliminary survey of the relationship between the effect of collaborative learning room in library and affective side of learning, Japan Journal of Educational Technology, 35(Suppl.), 53-56

  • Yamada, M., Kitamura, S., Yamauchi, Y. (2011) The effect of recommendation accuracy by collaborative filtering in web-based English learning system with English electronic news articles, Transactions of Japanese Society for Information and Systems in Education, 200-209

  • Murakami, M., Yamada, M., Yamakawa, O. (2011) Practice and Evaluation Based on Social Networking Service, Transactions of Japanese Society for Information and Systems in Education, 28(3), 36-46

  • Yamada, M., Kitamura, S., Shimada, N., Utashiro, T., Shigeta, K., Yamaguchi, E.,    Harrison, R., Yamauchi, Y., Nakahara, J. (2011) Development and evaluation of English listening study materials for business people that use mobile devices: A case study, CALICO Journal, 29(1), 44-66, Link to this article

  • Ozeki, M., Yamada, M., Suemoto, T., Aono, T. (2010) , Survey of current situation of the improvement in teaching practices by faculty members, Journal of Multimedia Education Research, 6(2), 14-20

  • Matsuda, T., Yamada, M. (2010). The Effect of Learning Habit on Learning Behaviors in e-Learning, Japan Journal of Educational Technology, 33(Suppl.), 113-116

  • Yamada, M., Kitamura, S. (2010). A Review of Social Presence for CSCL Research, Japan Journal of Educational Technology, 33(3), 353-362

  • Yamada, M., Matsumono, K., Akahori, K(2009), Effect of Self and Partner’s Image in Videoconferencing on Social Presence, Learning Consciousness and Productive Performance, Journal of Educational Information Research, v25(1),15-24

  • Yamada, M. (2009) The Role of Social Presence in Learner-centered Communicative Language Learning Using Synchronous Computer-mediated Communication: Experimental Study, Computers & Education, 52 (4), 820- 833* Selected as Top 25 Hottest Articles in “Computers & Education” from April to June 2009 

  • Yamada,M., Akahori,K. (2009) Awareness and performance through self-and partner’s image in videoconferencing, CALICO Journal, 27, 1-25.* Outstanding Paper Award 2011Link to this article

  • Shimada, N., Yamada, M., Kitamura, S., Miyake, M.,Tateno, Y., Yamaguchi, E., Harrison, R., Akiyama, T., Nakano, M., Ofusa, J., Nagaoka, T, Yamauchi, Y.,and Nakahara, J. (2007). The Development and Trial of Mobile Language Learning Application for Listening Comprehension in English for Business People, The Journal of Information and Systems in Education

  • Yamada,M., Akahori,K. (2007) An Analysis of the relationship between presence, consciousness and performance in learner-centered communicative learning using SCMC- Experimental study, Journal of Asia TEFL,4(4), 59-91.

  • Yamada,M., Akahori,K. (2007) Social Presence in Synchronous CMC-based Language Learning How Does It Affect the Productive Performance and Consciousness of Learning Objectives? Computer-Assisted Language Learning, 20(1), 37-65.Link to this article * Outstanding research paper award from Graduate School of Decision Science and Technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology

  • Yamada,M., Akahori, K. (2007) Presenting Information to Assist Learners in Learner-Centered Communicative Language Learning Using Videoconferencing, The Journal of Information and Systems in Education,5(1), 5-16. Link to this article

  • Yamada,M., Akahori, K. (2005) Using Videoconferencing Software in Learner-centered Communication Instruction: Does Raising Consciousness Promote Learning?,Educational Technology Research, 29(1-2), 1-11. Link to this article

Proceedings of international conferences (Refereed)

  • Yamada, M., Oi, M., & Konomi, S. (2017). Are learning logs related to procrastination? From the viewpoint of self-regulated learning, Proceedings of CELDA 2017, pp.3-10. Link to this article

  • Oi,M., Okubo,F., Taniguchi,Y., Yamada,M. &amp Konomi,S. (2017). Effects of prior knowledge of high achievers on use of e-book highlights and annotations, Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE 2017) , accepted as short paper

  • Goda, Y., Yamada, M., Ishige, Y. &amp Handa, J. (2017). Global Collaborative Learning Support System for Facilitators’ Collaboration: First Phase Development Report, Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE 2017) , accepted as poster

  • Yamada, M., Goda, Y., Matsuda, T., Saito, Y., Kato, H., & Miyagawa, H. (2017). Self-Regulator: Preliminary research of the effects of supporting time management on learning behaviors, Proceedings of The 17th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2017), 370-372.Link to this article

  • Ogata,H., Taniguchi,Y.,Suehiro,D., Shimada,A., Oi,M., Okubo,F., Yamada,M., &amp Kojima, K. (2017). M2B System: A Digital Learning Platform for Traditional Classrooms in University, Proceedings of the Seventh International Learning Analytics & Knowledge Conference (LAK 2017), 155-162

  • Oi, M., Yamada,M., Okubo,F., Shimada,A.,& Ogata,H. (2017). Reproducibility of findings from educational big data: a preliminary study, Proceedings of the Seventh International Learning Analytics & Knowledge Conference (LAK 2017), 536-537.

  • Goda, Y., Yamada, M., Hata, K., Matsukawa, H., & Yasunami, S. (2017). Effects of Flipped Jigsaw Collaborative Learning on English as a Foreign Language Learning Anxiety, Emerging Technologies for Education: First International Symposium, SETE 2016, Lecture Note for Computer Science 10108, 654-664.

  • Wang, B., Tang, F., Kaneko, K., Yamada, M., & Okada, Y. (2017). Game-Based Educational Application for Informal Learning of English Using FLEG, Emerging Technologies for Education: First International Symposium, SETE 2016, Lecture Note for Computer Science 10108,691-700.

  • Tang, F., Wang, B.,Kaneko, K., Goda, Y., Okada, Y. and Yamada.M. (2017). Design and Assessment of a Location-based Game to Support English Vocabulary Learning in University, Proceedings of SITE 2017, 468-474

  • Yamada, M., Okubo, F., Oi, M., Shimada, A., Kojima, K. and Ogata, H. (2016). Learning Analytics in Ubiquitous Learning Environments: Self-Regulated Learning Perspective, Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE2016), 306-314.Link to this article

  • Yamada,M., Goda, Y., Matsukawa, H., Hata, K. and Yasunami, S. (2016). Flip-J: Development of the system for flipped jigsaw supported language learning, Salomi Papadima-Sophocleous, Linda Bradley and Sylvie Thouësny(Eds.). CALL communities and culture – short papers from EUROCALL 2016, 490-495. doi: 10.14705/rpnet.2016.eurocall2016.612,Link to this article

  • Yamada,M., Kaneko, K. and Goda, Y. (2016). Social Presence Visualizer: Development of the Collaboration Facilitation Module on CSCL, Yoshino, T., Chen, G-D., Zurita, G., Yuizono, T., Inoue, T. and Baloian, N. (Eds.) Collaboration Technologies and Social Computing – Lecture Note of Communications in Computer and Information Science, 647, 174-189 Link to this article

  • Okubo, F., Hirokawa, S., Oi, M., Shimada, A., Kojima, K., Yamada, M. and Ogata, H.(2016). Learning Activity Features of High Performance Students. Proceedings of Cross LAK 2016, 28-33. Link to this article

  • Ogata, H., Yin C., Oi, M., Okubo, F., Shimada, A., Kojima, K. and Yamada, M.(2015). e-Book-based Learning Analytics in University Education, Ogata, H et al (Eds.). Proceedings of the 23th International Conference on Computers in Education(ICCE 2015), 401-406.

  • Oi,M., Yin,C., Okubo,F.,Shimada,A.,Kojima,K., Yamada,M. and Ogata,H.(2015). Analysis of Links among E-books in Undergraduates’ E-Book Logs, Ogata, H et al (Eds.). Workshop Proceedings of the 23th International Conference on Computers in Education(ICCE 2015), 665-669.

  • Yin, C., Okubo, F., Shimada, A., Oi, M., Hirokawa, S., Yamada, M., Kojima, K.and Ogata,H. (2015). Analyzing the Features of Learning Behaviors of Students using e-Books, Ogata, H et al (Eds.). Workshop Proceedings of the 23th International Conference on Computers in Education(ICCE 2015), 617-626.

  • Shimada,A.,Okubo,F.,Yin,C., Oi,M., Kojima,K., Yamada,M. and Ogata,H. (2015). Analysis of Preview Behavior in E-Book System, Ogata, H et al (Eds.). Workshop Proceedings of the 23th International Conference on Computers in Education(ICCE 2015), 593-600.

  • Yamada, M., Goda, Y., Matsuda, T., Kato, H. and Miyagawa, H.(2015). The Relationship among Self-regulated Learning, Procrastination, and Learning Behaviors in Blended Learning Environments. Proceedings of the 12th Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age 2015(CELDA 2015), 67-74. * Selected as Best Paper Award

  • Goda, Y.,Yamada, M., Matsukawa, H., Hata, K. & Yasunami, S. (2015). Practical Report on Flipped Jigsaw Collaborative Learning of English as a Foreign Language, Ogata, H et al (Eds.). Proceedings of the 23th International Conference on Computers in Education(ICCE 2015), 591-595.

  • Shimada, A., Okubo, F., Yin, C., Kojima, K., Yamada, M. and Ogata, H. (2015). Informal Learning Behavior Analysis Using Action Logs and Slide Features in E-textbooks, Proceedings of the 15th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies(ICALT 2015), 116-117.

  • Yamada, M., Yin, C., Shimada, A., Kojima, K., Okubo, F., and Ogata, H. (2015). Preliminary Research on Self-regulated Learning and Learning Logs in a Ubiquitous Learning Environment, Proceedings of the 15th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies(ICALT 2015), 93-95 *Selected as Best Paper Award for Short Paper

  • Kaneko, K., Saito, Y., Nohara, Y., Kudo, E., Yamada, M. (2015). A Game-Based Learning Environment Using the ARCS Model at a University Library,Proceedings of 4th International Conference on Learning Technologies and Learning Environments (LTLE2015), 403-408

  • Goda,Y., Yamada,M., Ishige, Y. and Handa, J.(2014). Survey on Japanese University Students’ Learning Experiences with ICT and Open Sources for International Collaboration, Proceedings of ICCE 2014, 827-829, Link to this article

  • Yin,C-J., Okubo, F.,Shimada, A., Kojima,K., Yamada, M., Fujimura, N. and Ogata, H. (2014). Smart Phone based Data Collecting System for Analyzing Learning Behaviors, Proceedings of ICCE 2014, 575-577, Link to this article

  • Goda, Y. and Yamada, M. (2014) e-Learning Design and Self-regulated learning, AECT annual convention 2014, presented in AECT annual convention 2014

  • Yamada, M., Goda, Y., Matsukawa, H., Hata, K. & Yasunami, S. (2014). What Psychological Factors Enhance a Language Learning Community? Toward Effective CSCL Design for Language Learning Based on a CoI Framework, E. Popescu et al. (Eds.): Proceedings of ICWL 2014, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 8613, 43-55. Springer International Publishing SwitzerlandLink to this article* Selected as Best Paper Award at ICWL 2014

  • Goda, Y., Yamada, M., Matsuda, T., Saito, Y., Kato, H., Miyagawa, H. (2014) Learning Strategies and Motivation of Procrastinators’ English Proficiency Levels, In S. Jager., L.Bradley. E.J. Meima. & S.Thouësny(Eds.)CALL Design: Principles and Practice – Proceedings of the 2014 EUROCALL Conference, Groningen, The Netherlands, 113-118, Link to this article, http://dx.doi.org/10.14705/rpnet.2014.9781908416209

  • Yamada, M., Goda, Y., Matsukawa, H., Hata, K., Yasunami, S. (2013) C4 (C quad): Development of the Application for Language Learning Based on Social and Cognitive Presences, In L.Bradley. & S.Thouësny(Eds.), 20 Years of EUROCALL: Learning from the Past, Looking to the Future, 258-264 Link to this article

  • Goda,Y., Yamada,M., Matsuda,T., Kato,H., Saito,Y., Miyagawa,H. (2013).Effects of Help Seeking Target Types on Completion Rate and Satisfaction in E-Learning, Proceedings of INTED 2013. 1399-1403, indexed by ISI Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI) Link to this article

  • Goda, Y., Yamada, M., Matsukawa, H., Hata, K., Yasunami, S. (2012) Preliminary Study on Factors Affecting Aptitude Level for Social Learning Focusing on EFL Online Discussion, Proceedings of ICCE 2012, 653-655

  • Yamada, M., Goda, Y. Nishiyama, N (2012) Effects of Visualization of Social Interaction Based on Social Presence Theory: Formative Evaluation of a Prototype System, Proceedings of IEEE ICEELI 2012, 86-90

  • Yamada, M., Goda, Y. (2012) How do Technologies Contribute to the Enhancement of Social Presence? :Effects of Visualization of Social Presence on Learning, Proceedings of Hawaii International Conference of Education, 189-192 Link to this article

  • Yamada, M., Kitamura, S., Misono, T., Kitani, N., Yamauchi, Y. (2011) Development of an online English learning environment using user-based collaborative filtering system, Proceedings of CELDA 2011, 115-122 Link to this article

  • Goda, Y., Yamada, M., Shimonishi, K., Wakita, S. (2011) Design of Cross-Breeding Diversity Support System for CSCL, Technology for Education Conference IEEE, 225-228

  • Yamada, M., Goda, Y., Saito, Y., Matsuda, T., Kato, H., Miyagawa, H. (2011) System Design for e-Mentor Support System with Prediction of Learning Style, Proceedings of EDULEARN11, 6009-6017 indexed by ISI Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI) Link to this article

  • Goda, Y., Yamada, M. (2011) Reflection and Forethought Activities with Learning Support System to Develop Self-Regulated Learning Skills in CALL, EuroCALL 2011, accepted as paper presentation

  • Yamada, M (2010) The Development and Evaluation of CSCL based on Social Presence, Proceedings of e-Learn 2010, 2304-2309 Link to this article

  • Goda, Y., Yamada, M., Kato, H., Matsuda, T., Saito, Y., Miyagawa, H (2010) Preliminary Development of Learner Support Prediction Model for E-Learning Based on Self-Regulated Learning Factors, Proceedings of ICERI 2010, 1960-1967, indexed by ISI Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI)

  • Yamada. M (2010) The Development and Evaluation of CSCL Based on Social Presence, Proceedings of e-Learn 2010, 2304-2309

  • Goda, Y., Matsuda, T., Yamada, M., Saito, Y., Kato, H., Miyagawa, H. (2009). Ingenious Attempts to Develop Self-Regulated Learning Strategies with e-Learning: Focusing on Time-Management Skill and Learning Habit, Proceedings of e-Learn 2009, 1265-1274Link to this article

  • Yamada, M., Kitamura, K., Miyahara, S., Yamauchi, Y. (2009) Vocabulary Learning Environment with Collaborative Filtering for Support of Self-Regulated Learning, Springer Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 5712 (Proceedings of KES 2009), 523-530

  • Matsuda, T., Saito, Y. & Yamada, M. (2009). Learners’ Planning Habits Matter: The Variable That Affects Self-Regulation in e-Learning. Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2009 (pp. 2917-2921). Chesapeake, VA: AACE. http://www.editlib.org/p/32899

  • Yamada, M., Akahori, K. (2009). The Effect of Social Presence on Language Learning: A Comparison between Face-to-Face Conversation and Videoconferencing,Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2009, 711-720 Link to this article

  • Yamada, M., Goda, Y. , Saito, Y. , Mochizuki, T. , Matsuda, T. (2009) The Development of Mentoring Support System Based on Self-Regulated Learning Theory: Concept and Design, Proceedings of SITE 20093039-3043 Link to this article

  • Yamada,M., Akahori,K. (2008) Self-awareness effect on learner-centered communication in videoconferencing, EuroCALL 2008, 96-97accepter as paper presentation

  • Yamada,M., Shimada,N., Kitamura,S., Miyake,M., Tateno, Y., Yamaguchi,E., Harrison,R., Akiyama,T., Nakano,M., Nakahara,J. (2008) The development and evaluation of mobile language learning application for listening comprehension in English: Towards a successful design of mobile language learning application,Proceedings of World CALL, 106

  • Yamada,M., Akahori,K. (2008) Self Awareness and Learning Performance in Videoconferencing with Self and Partner’s Image, Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2008, 1190-1197

  • Yamada,M., Saito,Y., Gondo,T., Mochizuki,T., Goda,Y., Iwasaki,F., Matsuda,T., Tamaki, K. (2007) Relationship among course type, self-efficacy, mentor and learning performance: Toward e-learning satisfaction model,Proceedings of e-learn 2007, 543-548. Link to this article

  • Yamada,M., Saito,Y., Horiuchi,Y., Gondo,T., Tamaki,K. (2007) Relationship between Learning Consciousness and Performance in Blended and Online Learning with and without CMC-based Learner-Centered Communication, Proceedings of SITE 2007, 566-568.Link to this article

  • Yamada,M., Akahori,K. (2007) Factors Raising Consciousness of Target in Learner-Centered Communicative Language Learning Using Videoconferencing, Proceedings of ED-MEDIA2007,3828-3836.

  • Yamada,M., Akahori,K. (2006) Do Image and Voice in Synchronous CMC Help to Raise Consciousness of Learning Objectives? From the Perspectives of Social Presence and Learning Context, Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2006,468-475.

  • Yamada,M., Akahori,K. (2006) The Role and Timeliness of Learning Objective Selection in Synchronous Computer-Mediated Communication in Learner-Centered Communicative Language Learning,4th International Conference of Asia TEFL 2006, 290, accepted as paper presentation

  • Yamada,M., Akahori,K. (2005) Raising learners’ consciousness of learning objectives in communicative language learning: Videoconference system in learner-centered communication instruction, Proceedings of ED-MEDIA2005, 4141-4148

  • Yamada,M., Akahori,K. (2004) The Development and Evaluation of a Video Conference System for language learning,Proceedings of ICCE2004,2059-2068

Grants

      • 2016-2020 , Grant-in-aid for Scientific Research S (USD 1,225,217 JPY 140,900,000 EUR 1,1174,166)as co-researcher

      • 2016-2018 Development and Evaluation of Project-Based Learning Support System Based on Social Shared Regulated Learning Theory, Grant-in-aid for Scientific Research B (USD 120,909 JPY 13,300,000 EUR 109,016)

      • 2015-2017 Development and Evaluation of Learning Game for informal learning setting, Grant-in-aid for Challenging Exploratory Research (USD 25,349 JPY 2,800,000 EUR 22,601)

      • 2015-2017 Development and Evaluation of “Self-Regulator” system, Grant-in-aid for Scientific Research B (USD 113,636 JPY 12,500,000 EUR 102,459) as co-researcher

      • 2014-2016 Research and Development of Big-data Application for Education, Fundamental Research of Social Big data by National Institute of Information and Communication Technology (USD 254,237 JPY 300,000,000 EUR 209,790) as co-researcher

      • 2014-2017 Research about knowledge awareness lens for the support of ubiquitous collaborative learning, Grant-in-aid for Challenging Exploratory Research (USD 30,847 JPY 3,640,000 EUR 25,454) as co-researcher

      • 2014-2017 Development and Evaluation of Learning Support System for Educational Librarian, Grant-in-aid for Scientific Research B (USD 90,678 JPY 10,700,000 EUR 74,825) as collaborative research with Kumamoto University, and Shizuoka University

      • 2014-2017 Development and Evaluation of Collaborative flipped learning support system using open educational resources for language learning, Grant-in-aid for Scientific Research B (USD 106,779 JPY 12,600,000 EUR 88,112) as collaborative research with Kumamoto University, Otemae University, and Osaka University

      • 2014-2017 Development and Evaluation of CSCL system for international education using facilitation model, Grant-in-aid for Scientific Research B (USD 103,389 JPY 12,200,000 EUR 85,314) as collaborative research with Kumamoto University, Otemae University

      • 2013-2016  Development and Evaluation of PBL support system based on modified Community of Inquiry framework, Grant-in-aid for Young Scientists A (USD 99,574 EUR 74,880 JPY 9,360,000)

      • 2012-2015  Development and evaluation of learning support system for the acquirement of self-regulated learning skills and reduction of mentoring working load, Grant-in-aid for Scientific Research B (USD 177,778 EUR 135,849 JPY 14,400,000) as collaborative research with Aoyama Gakuin University, Shimane University, Kumamoto University, Open University of Japan

      • 2011-2014  Evaluation using brain wave for CSCL, Grant-in-aid for Scientific Research C (USD 45,731 EUR 32,051 JPY 3,750,000) as Co-researcher

      • 2011-2014: Development and evaluation of informal learning support system for foreign language learning based on learning style and social support behavior, Grant-in-aid for Scientific Research B (USD 166,531 EUR 114,904  JPY 14,000,000) as collaborative research with Kumamoto University, Osaka University, and Otemae University)

      • 2010-2013: SPchat project: development and evaluation of project-based learning support system based on social and cognitive presences, Grant-in-aid for Young Scientists B(USD 38,742 EUR 26,731 JPY 3,257,000)

      • 2009-2011: IDO project: development and evaluation of English learning system with collaborative filtering for the acquisition of self-regulated learning skill, Grant-in-aid for Scientific Research B(USD 177,237 EUR 122,291 JPY 14,900,000) as collaborative research with The University of Tokyo, Osaka University

      • 2009-2011: Development and evaluation of e-mentor support system for the promotion of learners’ self-regulated learning skill, Grant-in-aid for Scientific Research B(USD 174,858 EUR 120,650 JPY 14,700,000) as collaborative research with Aoyama Gakuin University, Yamagata University, Kumamoto University, and The Open University of Japan

      • 2008-2010: Development and evaluation of foreign language communication learning system base on social and cognitive presences, Grant-in-aid for Young Researcher (USD 29,737 EUR 20,518 JPY 2,500,000)

      • 2007: Design of distance learning system for the acquisition of English communication skill, Grant-in-aid for Young Researcher (USD 7137 EUR 4,924 JPY 600,000)

      • 2005-2006: International survey of information moral education, Research Fund from Chu-O Institute for Educational Research(USD 23,790 EUR 16,414 JPY 2,000,000), as Co-Researcher 

Awards

2015 Best Paper Award from CELDA 2015

2015 Best Paper Award for Short Paper from ICALT 2015

2015 Social Media for All 2015 – 21st International Education and Technology Conference Educator of the Year Award

2014 International Conference on Web-based Learning 2014 Best Paper Award

2011 Best Article Award from CALICO (The Computer-Assisted Language Instruction Consortium)

2010 Outstanding Young Researcher Award from Japan Society for Educational Technology

2007 Outstanding Research Paper Award from Graduate School of Decision Science and Technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology

2003 Outstanding Young Researcher Award from the Information Processing Society of Japan

Synergistic activities and academic committees

2016-2017        SIG chair of International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE) sub conference on Technology Enhanced Language Learning (TELL)

2016           Program committee member of International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE) 2016 sub conference on Technology Enhanced Language Learning (TELL)

2016:Program Committee of The 16th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2016)

2016:Technical Program Committee of WebET 2016 (WWW 2016 Workshop on Web-based Education Technologies)

2015-present: Councilor, Japan Society of Educational Technology (JSET)

2015-present: Research promotion committee member of “Education in New Era” administered by Fukuoka Prefecture Educational Committee

2015-present: Editorial board member of short paper article, Japan Society of Educational Technology (JSET)

2015:Program Committee Member of 2015 International Workshop on Learning Analytics, Technology Adoption, and Language Learning in the Big-Data Era(LATALL 2015) (2015)

2015:Technical Program Committee of WebET 2015 (WWW 2015 Workshop on Web-based Education Technologies)(2014 – 2015)

2015:Program Committee of The 15th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2015)

2014:Local Organization Committee member of International Conference of Computer on Education (ICCE 2014)

2014: Program Chair of International Conference of Computer on Education (ICCE 2014) sub conference C6 Technology-Enhanced Language Learning

2014:Technical Program Committee of WebET 2014 (WWW 2014 Workshop on Web-based Education Technologies)

2014:Program Committee of The 14th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2014)

2013:Program Committee of 3rd International Symposium on Engineering, Energy and Environment 2013

2013:Program Committee of AECT International Conference on the Frontier in e-Learning Research (AECT-ICFER) 2013 (2013)

2013: Technical program committee member of The 3rd International Conference on Information Technology and e-Services 2013(ICITeS’2013)

2013: Vice chief editor in Special Issue “Informal Learning in Information Society”, Japan Society of Educational Technology (JSET)

2012:Organizer in Special Issue “Class improvement and Faculty Development”, Japan Society of Educational Technology (JSET)

2012-2013  Technical program committee member of IEEE International Conference on Computer Application Technology (ICCAT) 2013

2012           Program committee member of IEEE International Conference on Education & E-Learning Innovations (ICEELI) 2012

2012           Program committee member of International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE) 2012 sub conference on Technology Enhanced Language Learning (TELL)

2012            Editorial review board member of Handbook of Research  Didactic Strategies and Technologies for Education Incorporating Advancements published by IGI global in 2012

2011 – 2012: The International Association for Technology, Education and Development (IATED)  6th International Technology, Education and Development (INTED) 2012 Scientific Advisory Board Member

2010-2012: Committee member of Faculty Development group, Japan Society of Educational Technology (JSET)

2009-present: Editorial board, Japan Society of Educational Technology (JSET)

2009-2011: Research conference committee, Japan Society of Educational Technology

2009: External Advisor, IT Human Resources Training Project sponsored by Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, “Practical Evaluation of the Use of Project-Based Learning Material for IT Human Resources” (Management: NRI Learning Corporation)

2009-present: Academic conference committee, Japan Society of Educational Technology

2009: ICT research and investigation committee, Japan Association of College English Teachers (JACET)

2008-2009: Research planning committiee, Japan Association of College English Teachers

2008-2010: Committee member of SNS and new technology group, Japan Society for Information and Systems in Education(JSiSE)

2008-2009: “Conomi+(plus)” project, Benesse Corporation. This project focuses on learner’s learning context such as ability and curiosity. We developed LMS with Collaborative Filtering for material distribution. This system recommends suitable material for learners, based on learner’s curiosity and ability. We will   evaluate this system in 2009.

2006-2008: “Narikiri English!” project, Benesse Corporation. This project aims to develop and evaluate mobile-based language learning tools for businesspeople. We analyzed their task using English, designed curriculum and learning materials. These materials work on mobile phone, which is useful for business people to make a time to learn.

2003-2005: The promotion of ICT education project, The ministry of Education, culture, sports, science and technology(MEXT) . This project aims to promote the technology-enhanced education, using online information-sharing tool.

Invited lectures / presentations

2015 Keynote speaker, The Role of Social Presence for Quality Interaction in Social Media, Social Media for All 2015 – 21st International Education and Technology Conference

2011 Invited lecture “CSCL design for the promotion of learner’s motivation: from the viewpoint of social presence” on International symposium titled “ICT + Autonomous learning + Motivation” at Hokkaido University

2010 Invited lecture on Center forum titled “Frontier of Language Learning: Social media, advanced media and our society” at Ryutu Keizai University

2010 Invited Discussant on BEAT Seminar “Social Innovation in Foreign Language Learning” at the University of Tokyo

2010 Invited lecture on symposium “Language learning with media in our future: young researchers’ view” held by The Japan Association of Language Education and Technology.

2010 Invited presentation “Issues and problems of Technology-enhanced education” on symposium titled “Information strategies for technology-enhanced education” at Kanazawa university

2010 Invited presentation “Active learning in university consortium” on memorial symposium “University consortium renewal” at Shiinoki prefecture guest palace

2009 Invited lecture “Background theories of learning system” on research conference of language learning at Kanazawa university

2008 Invited lecture “Development and evaluation of digital materials for English listening learning: importance of learner’s context” on symposium “Discussing development of digital learning material for higher education” at Kyoto university of foreign studies 

Doctoral Adviser

Dr. Kanji Akahori, Professor of Hakuho University, and Tokyo Institute of Technology, and the President of Japan Society of Educational Technology(2005.6 – 2009.6)