Symposium 2010

Faculty Development of Japanese Universities amidst Globalization -Their Challenges and Prospects-

Symposium 2010

Sponsored by:

Project to support FD for fostering globalization of university education
(Center for International Education and Exchange, Institute for Higher Education Research and Practice, and Cybermedia Center)

Cosponsored by:

Japan Association for Educational Development in Higher Education

Supported by:

Pioneering Integrated Education and Research Program (Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University)
The Center of Excellence for Advanced Structural and Functional Materials Design (Global COE Program, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University)
Project for Establishing Core Universities for Internationalization (Global 30, Osaka University)

Date:   August 20th 2010 13:30- 17:30 (Reception: 18:00 onwards)

Place:   Icho Kaikan 3F, Conference Room, Suita Campus


13:30 - 13:35
Haruo Takemura
Director , Cybermedia Center
13:35 - 14:10
Invited Talk:
"Faculty Development in a Context of Globalization;
Challenges for Japan"
Denis Berthiaume
Center for Teaching and Learning
University of Lausanne, Switzerland
14:10 - 14:40
Introduction to the GFD Project
Taro Mochizuki
Professor, Institute for Higher Education Research and Practice
Tomoko Arikawa
Professor, Center for International Education and Exchange

14:40 - 15:10
FD in Japan: Present and Future
Keiji Kawashima
Senior Researcher,
Department for Higher Education Research,
National Institute for Educational Policy Research
15:10 - 15:30
Q&A (Interpretation available)
15:30 - 16:00
Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:30
Panel Discussion
Theme: Globalization of Education and
Faculty Development in Japanese Universities -
Their Challenges and Prospects-
Outline: Exchange of ideas related to FD
using English organized by the GFD project and FD
using Japanese organized by other universities in Japan.
Discuss challenges and prospects
amidst globalization of education.
Chair: Tomoko Arikawa, Professor,
Center for International Education and Exchange
16:00 - 16:10
Faculty Development at Osaka University
Yasumasa Hirasawa
Member, Education and Information Board/Professor,
Graduate School of Human Sciences
16:10 - 16:20
Faculty Development at Ehime University
Hiroaki Sato
Vice Director/Associate Professor,
Office for Educational Planning and Research,
Ehime University
16:20 - 16:30
Faculty Development at Niigata University
Kaori Kato
Associate Professor,
Research Institute for Faculty Development,
The Institute of Education and Student Affairs, Niigata University
16:30 - 16:50
16:50 - 17:30
Open Discussion
18:00 - 20:00
Reception (Icho Kaikan 2F, Lounge)
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