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Country: Japan
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We report several new techniques using freely available or pre-existing plain and simple internet for global collaborative online education. These provide three-times better quality learning for the student, and cost-reductions to the institution, teachers and students participating. Basically we have adapted free web-logging for simultaneous or asynchronous use by students in Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Germany, South Africa, and the USA.  
Author:
Dr.  Paul Kawachi  
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Blended learning is increasingly permeating and transforming schooling, university education, workplace and corporate education worldwide. Japan is not an exception to this development. This chapter focuses on the emerging practice of blended learning in Japan and discusses a variety of instructional approaches in blended learning in the context of a Liberal Arts College in Japan. 
Author:
Insung Jung  
Publication Year:
2005 
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We propose an extension to the concept of distributed knowledge within a cooperative (cf collaborative) network for co-construction of new shared meanings. This extension is based on cooperative connected group learning (Belenky et al [1] , Blum [2], von Prummer [3], and others) and Conversation Theory (proposed by Mitchell & Grogono 1993 [4] and developed by Laurillard 2002, [5]) and entails new limitations to the Theory of Transactional Distance (Moore 1993 [6], Kawachi 2004 [7]  
Author:
Dr.  Paul Kawachi  
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In the last few years, internationalization and globalization of higher education has been a welldiscussed issue amongst scholars and practitioners in the field of higher education. Communication and information technologies represented by the Internet made the provision of higher education services across national borders possible. 
Author:
Kumiko Aoki  
Publication Year:
2005 
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E-learning has posed new problems, new quandaries, and unexpected setbacks, in the area of foreign language studies. Despite its convenience, popularity, and attraction, e-learning in Japan still remains short of quality assessment and quality assurance.In this paper, I should like to delineate the complex, double-bound situation of foreign language studies in Japan.E-learning has not entirely offered a solution to the problems that Japanese universities have faced in foreign language education. 
Author:
Kaz Oishi  
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6. Title:
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- To develop twining and other cooperative linking arrangements between the parties - To develop sub-regional and regional cooperation networks based at the participating institution - To develop centers of excellence for specialized and advanced research on distance and multimedia education by agreement between the parties - To foster scientific advancement through research in relevant disciplines - To increase the availability of outstanding specialists within participating institutions 
Author:
Prof.  Toshio Obi-Nakamura  
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