Kinya Shimizu

Last Updated :2020/07/01

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Professor
E-mail
kinyashiroshima-u.ac.jp
Other Contact Details
1-5-1 Kagamiya, Higashi-Hiroshima City, Hiroshima-ken, JAPAN, Japan
TEL : (+81)82-424-6946 FAX : (+81)
Self-introduction
I want to be the Indie Jones of Science Education

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2012/10/01, Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation, Hiroshima University, Department of Educational Development and Cultural Studies, Professor
  • 2008/04/01, Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation, Department of Educational Development and Culture studies, Associate Professor
  • 2007/04/01, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Education , Associate Professor
  • 1999/06/01, 2000/03/31, Hiroshima University, Center for the Study of International Cooperation in Education, Assistant Professor

Educational Backgrounds

  • University of Illinois at Chicago, Graduate School, Division of Education, Curriculum Design, U.S.A., 1992/08, 1998/12

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D. in Education, University of Illinois
  • M.A.Ed, East Carolina University
  • Master of Education, Hiroshima University

Educational Activity

  • 【Master's Program】Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation : Division of Educational Development and Cultural and Regional Studies

Research Fields

  • Social sciences;Education;Education on school subjects and activities

Research Keywords

  • curriculum development|Secondary Analysis
  • Public Understanding|Scientific Literacy
  • Curriculum Foundation
  • timeliens of learning
  • basic
  • Science Curriculum
  • Student Attainment
  • International Educational Development

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Japanese Experience of Human Development-Culture, Education, and Health
  2. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Japanese Experience of Human Development-Culture, Education, and Health[On-Demand]
  3. 2020, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Designing of Constructed Materials for Science Education
  4. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Special Lecture of Humanities and Social Sciences
  5. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Year, Research into Humanities and Social Sciences
  6. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Educational Sciences and Society
  7. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, History of Japanese Educational Development
  8. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Science Education Development
  9. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Foundation of Curriculum Development for Science Education
  10. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Fundamental Theory of Practice in International Cooperation in Education I
  11. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Fundamental Theory of Practice in International Cooperation in Education II
  12. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Theory and Practice of Curriculum and Instruction
  13. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Introduction of Statistical Analysis in Education
  14. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Special Study
  15. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Practical Seminar on International Cooperation Project
  16. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Practical Seminar on International Cooperation Project
  17. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Seminar on Curriculum Development
  18. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Seminar on Curriculum Development I
  19. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Seminar on Curriculum and Instruction Development II
  20. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Seminar on Curriculum Development
  21. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Seminar on Curriculum Development I
  22. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Seminar on Curriculum and Instruction Development II

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. DIVERSIFICATION OF REASONING SCIENCE TEST ITEMS OF TIMSS GRADE 8 BASED ON HIGHER ORDER THINKING SKILLS: A CASE STUDY OF INDONESIAN STUDENTS, JOURNAL OF BALTIC SCIENCE EDUCATION, 17(1), 152-161, 2018
  2. An Outline of Worldwide Barrier in STEM Education, Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of Japan Society for Science Education, 42(0), 543-544, 2018
  3. Demonstration of Electromagnetic Shielding Using Metal Wire Array Composite Structure, Journal of Science Education in Japan, 41(4), 416-424, 20171210
  4. EXPLORING MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT THE CHARACTEREISTICS OF SOLID, LIQUID, AND GAS AMONG JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS IN KAMPOT PROVINCE, CAMBODIA, Unnes Science Education Journal, 6(3), 1669-1676, 2017
  5. Development of Workshop for teachers and Science Educational Videos:for fostering Scientific thinking skills in Indonesia, Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of Japan Society for Science Education, 41(0), 37-38, 2017
  6. An Analysis of Relationship Between the Science Score and Consciousness of Teachers:Based on the Results of National Assessment of Academic Ability, Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of Japan Society for Science Education, 41(0), 305-306, 2017
  7. C10 Issues and Trends in Environmental Education around the World :, 2015
  8. C11 A Research on Improvised Experiment Materials for Science Lesson in Rwanda :, 2015
  9. C13 Enhancing Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) of Junior High School Students through Integrated STEM Approach :, 2015
  10. K12-5 Development and Science Education VII : The Effectiveness of Problem-Solving Approach in Chemistry on Science Process Skills of Upper Secondary School Students in Cambodia :, 2015
  11. An Empirical Cohort Analysis of the Relationship between National Science Curriculum and Public Understanding of Science and Technology: A Case Study of Japan, SCIENCE TECHNOLGY AND SOCIETY, 14(2), 365-383, 2009
  12. The hidden structure of Japanese curriculum in the analysis of subject usefulness of general adults - Some recommendations for the strategy of curriculum re-organization in Japan-, 27(1), 20040601
  13. How much effective the laboratory science is? -From the perspectives on the educational productivity-, International Journal of Curriculum Development and Practice, 6(1), 20040301
  14. A perspective on the curriculum restruction: What adult survey says?, 26(3), 61-64, 20031201
  15. Japanese Education System and Science Curriculum in the Next Decade, Journal of the Korean Association for Research in Science Education, 21(5), 999-1011, 20011201
  16. What influence American science teachers to utilize the experiments in the classroom: An analysis of the structural equa-tion models of teaching emphasis and class-room practice, International Journal of Curriculum Development and Practice, 3(1), 77-88, 20010301
  17. Problems, Issues, and Perspectives on International Cooperation of Japanese Experts in Science Education : A Report of Presentations at the Joint Conference of JSSE, Journal of International Cooperation in Education, 3(1), 87-92, 20000401
  18. THE EFFECT OF INQUIRY SCIENCE ACTIVITY IN EDUCATIONAL PRODUCTIVITY, Dissertation Abstract International, A59(12/), 4354, 19980401
  19. Public Attitude toward Animal Research: Some International Comparisons, Society and Animal, 2(2), 95-113, 19930801
  20. Goals and Strategies for Science Teaching as Perceived by Elementary School Teachers in Japan and the United States, Peabody Journal of Education, 68(4), 22-33, 19920801
  21. An Inter-Cultural Comparative Study on Elementary Science Teacher's Perceptions of Their Behavior and Inservice Needs between Japan and North Carolina, ERIC Document (ED #340613), 1-152, 19911201

Awards

  1. 1992, 1992 Award for the outstanding paper by a graduate student presented by Southeastern Association for the Education of Te

Social Activities

Organizing Academic Conferences, etc.

  1. Lesson Study in Asia and Africa, Moderator, 2017/04, 2017/04