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Augy Takashi OTANI


Professor, Technologies in Education, Department of Educational Sciences, Graduate School of Education and Human Development, Nagoya University

**Employment History**

Associate Dean, 2007
Professor, School of Education , Nagoya University, 1999
Associate Professor, School of Education, Nagoya University, 1989
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education, Nagasaki University, 1986
Research Associate, Faculty of Education, Nagasaki University, 1979

**Educational History**

Left Ph.D. program in Educational Research, 1979
M.A. in Educational Research, University of Tsukuba, 1978
B.A. in Education, Tokyo University of Education

**Research Interests**

Qualitative Research on Computers and Internet Uses in School Culture
Qualitative Research Methodologies
The Influence of Technology on Children's Lives
Alternative Schools including Free Schools, Charter Schools and Home Schooling
Medical Education

**Recent Main Publications**

A Discussion on Education and Information Technology : Based on Martin Heidegger's "The Question Concerning Technology"(Educational Research in the Age of Information Society: Themes and Concerns). Japanese journal of educational research. Vol.73, No.2. 2006

Kei Mukohara, Nobutaro Ban, Gen Sobue, Yasuhiro Shimada, Takashi Otani, Seiji Yamada(2006), Follow the Patient: Process and Outcome Evaluation of Medical Students' Educational Experiences Accompanying Outpatients, Medical Education, 40.Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK, 156-165

A Life Story Study of Technology Specialist Teachers in Japan: Latent Significance of Lack of Human Content in Educational Media and Technologies, Piet Kommers & Griff Richards (2005) Proceedings of ED-MEIA 2005. World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications, Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.

Contemporary Curriculum Research: Education and Curricular in Information Age, Ed. Mitsuru Yamaguchi, Gakubunnsha Pub. 2001, Tokyo

Classwork Analysis by Qualitative Research Method: Approaches from Educational Science, Educational Technology, and Psychology, Ed. Hirayama, M., Kita-oji Shobo Pub. 1997, Tokyo (Part Two, Qualitative Classwork Studies from the Perspective of Educational Technology, 123-181

An Consideration on School Culture of a Free School: Analysis based on Observations and Interviews at Sudbury Valley School, Bulletin of the School of Education, Nagoya University (Dept. of Educational Sciences), XXXXIVII , 2001, 11-27