NORIMUNE KAWAI

Last Updated :2020/01/07

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Education, ., Professor
E-mail
nkawaihiroshima-u.ac.jp

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2014/04/01, Hiroshima University, Department of Educational Development and Curtural and Regional Studies, Professor
  • 2013/10/01, Hiroshima University, The Center for Special Education Research and Practice, Professor
  • 2011/04/01, 2013/09/30, Hiroshima University, The Center for Special Education Research and Practice, Associate Professor
  • 2011/03/28, 2011/09/04, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, Visiting Professor
  • 2008/04/01, 2011/03/31, Hiroshima University, The Center for Special Education Research and Practice, Associate Professor
  • 2007/10/01, 2008/03/31, Hiroshima University, The Center for Special Education Research and Practice, Associate Professor
  • 2003/08/13, 2007/08/31, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology/Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic, Research Assistant
  • 2002/08/14, 2003/06/30, Adams County School District No. 50 (Colorado, U.S.A.), Speech-Language Pathologist

Educational Backgrounds

  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, Major in Speech-Language Pathology, U.S.A., 2003/08, 2007/08
  • University of Colorado at Boulder, Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences, Major in Speech-Language Pathology, U.S.A., 1999/08, 2002/05
  • Hiroshima University, Graduate School, Division of School Education, Special Education, Japan, 1995/04, 1997/03
  • Hiroshima University, Faculty of School Education, Japan, 1991/04, 1995/03

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Speech-Language Pathology, University of Nebraska?Lincoln
  • Master of Arts in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder
  • Master of Education, Hiroshima University
  • Bachelor of Education, Hiroshima University

Educational Activity

  • 【Bachelor Degree Program】School of Education : School Education
  • 【Master's Program】Graduate School of Education : Learning and Curriculum Development
  • 【Doctoral Program】Graduate School of Education : Education and Learning Science

In Charge of Primary Major Programs

  • Elementary School Teacher Education
  • Special Support School Teacher Education

Research Fields

  • Complex systems;Biomedical engineering;Rehabilitation science / Welfare engineering
  • Social sciences;Education;Special needs education

Research Keywords

  • Auditory Perception
  • Fluency Disorders
  • Inclusive Education
  • Special Needs Education
  • Psycholinguistics

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • Research Society of the Education for the Deaf in Japan, 2009
  • International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (ISAAC), 2007
  • International Fluency Association (IFA), 2000
  • International Association of Logopedics en Phoniatrics (IALP), 2006
  • Japanese Association of Communication Disorders, 2007
  • Japanese Association of Special Education
  • Japanese Association of Developmental Psychology, 2000
  • The Japanese Association for the Study of Support System for Developmental Disabilities, 2003
  • The Japanese Association of Speech, Language and Hearing Disorders, 2007
  • Japanese Association of Qualitative Psychology, 2005
  • Japanese Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics, 2002
  • The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), 2000
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), 2002
  • The Acoustical Society of America (ASA), 2003

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2019, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Methods of Research on Special Needs Education II
  2. 2019, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Study in Graduation Thesis
  3. 2019, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Special Needs Education
  4. 2019, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Introduction of Special Needs Education
  5. 2019, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Physiology and Pathology of the Brain
  6. 2019, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Introduction of Education for Children with Learning Disabilities and/or Other Similar Disorders
  7. 2019, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Teaching Practice in Special Needs Schools
  8. 2019, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Introduction of Education for Children with Speech and Launguage Disorders
  9. 2019, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Methods of Research on Special Needs Education I
  10. 2019, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Introduction of the General Curriculum on Special Needs Education
  11. 2019, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practical Seminar for the Teaching Profession
  12. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Research into Special Needs Education
  13. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Advance Study in Special Needs Education
  14. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Research into Special Needs Education
  15. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Advance Study in Special Needs Education
  16. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Research into Teaching Practice
  17. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Intensive, Practical Study in Special Needs Education I
  18. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Guided Study in Special Needs Education
  19. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Intensive, Practical Study in Special Needs Education II
  20. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Special Study in Special Needs Education
  21. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Guided Study in Special Needs Education
  22. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Further Study in Special Needs Education
  23. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Special Study in Special Needs Education
  24. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Further Study in Instructional Methods for Children with Communication Disorders
  25. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Special Needs Education and Inclusive Education
  26. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Seminar on Educational Development
  27. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Seminar on Educational Development
  28. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Seminar on Educational Development II
  29. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Seminar on Educational Development I
  30. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Seminar on Educational Development I
  31. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Seminar on Educational Development II
  32. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Introduction of Special Needs Education
  33. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Intensive, Introduction to Physiology and Pathology of the Brain
  34. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Introduction to Education for Children with Learning Disabilities and/or Other Developmental Disorders
  35. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Year, Clinical Seminar on Special Needs Education
  36. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Seminar on Research Methods of Children with Disabilities I
  37. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Year, Special Study on Graduation Thesis
  38. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Intensive, Teaching Practice in Special Support Schools
  39. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Seminar on Research Methods of Children with Disabilities II
  40. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Further Study in Special Needs Education
  41. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Special Study in Research of Special Needs Education I
  42. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Year, Special Study in Special Needs Education
  43. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Year, Clinical Seminar on Special Needs Education Coordinator
  44. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Methodology in Education for Children with Communication Disorders
  45. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Special Study in Research of Special Needs Education II

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Secondary School Science Teachers’ Knowledge, Responses, and Abilities to Create Inclusive Science Practices in General Education Classrooms in Banjarnegara Regency, Indonesia, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 26(2), 2020
  2. Faculty Members’ and Administrators’ Attitudes on Integrating Students with Intellectual Disability into Postsecondary Education, Exceptionality, 28, 2020
  3. Review of changes of education policy for development in Cambodia: From the 1860s to the 1980s, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 26(1, 2), 69-78, 20190301
  4. Improving deaf and hard of hearing students' achievements using STS Approach: A literature review, International Journal of Pedagogy and Teacher Education, 2, 3-19, 20190120
  5. Preparing primary level teachers for inclusive education in Bangladesh, Asian Journal of Inclusive Education, 6(1), 49-71, 20181112
  6. Quality of life of people with intellectual disabilities: Current trends in Denmark, Journal of Special Education Research, 6(2), 91-101, 20180201
  7. Japan's educational practices for mathematically gifted students, International Journal of Inclusive Education, 22(11), 1213-1241, 20180115
  8. The education and training program guideline for special guidance teacher competence development in Indonesian inclusive school, Indonesian Journal of Disabilty Services, 5(2), 251-267, 2018,12
  9. Improving deaf and hard-of-hearing students' achievements using STS approach: A literature review, The 1st International Conference on Science, Mathematics, Environment, and Education, 20170916
  10. A literature study of science process skill toward deaf and hard of hearing students, Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research, 218, 131-136, 20170815
  11. Inclusive education in Indonesia from the perspective of Widyaiswara in centre for development and empowerment of teachers and education personnel of kindergartens and special education, Indonesian Journal of Disability Studies, 4(2), 104-116, 20170721
  12. An Analysis of Peer Group Relationships of Students with a Combination of Autism Spectrum Disorders and Intellectual Disabilities : Through the Comparison of Social Interactions with Peers and Adults, The Bulletin of the Center for Special Needs Education Research and Practice, Graduate School of Education, Hiroshima University, 14, 105-114, 201603
  13. The Trend of the Special Needs Classroom (Tentative) Initiative: Towards the Construction and Promotion of the Inclusive Education System, The Bulletin of the Center for Special Needs Education Research and Practice, Graduate School of Education, Hiroshima University, 14, 123-131, 201603
  14. Educational reform in Japan towards inclusion: Are we training teachers for success?, International Journal of Inclusive Education, 19(3), 314-331, 20150304
  15. Evaluation of speech-related attitude by means of the KiddyCAT, CAT, and BigCAT, within a larger behavior assessment battery framework for children and adults who stutter, 13, 1-9, 201503
  16. Implications of a multidimensional model of assessment for the treatment of children who stutter, Journal of the Phonetic Society of Japan, 17(1), 58-71, 20130801
  17. Nine suggestions for the professional support of persons with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis as recounted by surviving spouses: A phenomenological study., Perspectives on Augmentative and Alternative Communication, 22(1), 121-125, 20130601
  18. Communication Styles of Persons with ALS as Recounted by Surviving Partners, Augmentative and Alternative Communication, 28(4), 232-242, 201212
  19. The effects of duration and frequency of occurrence of voiceless fricatives on listeners' perceptions of sound prolongations, Journal of Communication Disorders, 45(3), 161-172, 2012
  20. Communication attitudes of Japanese school-age children who stutter, Journal of Communication Disorders, 45(5), 348-354, 2012
  21. A study on the development for job assistance sustainable employment using on-campus facilities for persons with disabilities, The Annals of educational research, 33-38, 2010
  22. What are the physiological characteristics of stuttering?: From the perspectives of studies having investigated physiological differences between people who stutter and those who do not stutter., The Japanese Journal of Special Education, 46(6), 545-554, 20090301
  23. Evidence-Based Treatment of Stuttering, 46(5), 340-341, 20090130
  24. Theories, facts, assessments, and treatments of stuttering: How are theories and facts of stuttering consistent with our practice?, 57, 155-164, 20081201
  25. Middle school students' perceptions of a peer who stutters, Journal of Fluency Disorders, 33(3), 203-219, 20080910
  26. Listeners' identification and discrimination of digitally manipulated sounds as prolongations, The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 122(2), 1102-1110, 20070801
  27. Middle school students' perceptions of stuttering, Proceedings of the International Fluency Association 5th World Congress on Fluency Disorders, 230-235, 20070301
  28. Discrimination of phoneme length differences in word and sentence contexts, The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 118(3), 2033-2033, 20051001

Publications such as books

  1. 2016/09/28, Foundations in Special Needs Education: Theory and Practice towards a New Era of Inclusion, Kitaohji, 2016, 2016, 日本語, 978-4762829499, 224
  2. 2016/03/20, Inclusion Strategies & Interventions, 2016, 3, 日本語, 9784761407780, 240, 1-240
  3. 2010/06, The Inclusion-Classroom Problem Solver: Structures and Supports to Serve All Learners, 2010, 06, 9784761407308, 216
  4. 2007/09, Stuttering: An Integrated Approach to Its Nature and Treatment, 2007, 09, 日本語, 9784761407, 481

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Reasonable Accommodations in Regular Classrooms for Middle-School Students Who Stutter in Japan, IALP ( International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics) 2019 Congress, 2019/08/22, Without Invitation, International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics, Taipei, Taiwan
  2. Clinical Methods for School-Age Children Who Stutter: A Survey Study, Norimune Kawai, Hiroaki Kobayashi, Yuki Hara, Shoko Miyamoto, Masashi Hayashida, Nagako Matsumiya, Norimune Kawai, Hiroaki Kobayashi, Yuki Hara, Shoko Miyamoto, Masashi Hayashida, Nagako Matsumiya, The 2018 ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association) Convention, 2018/11/17, Without Invitation, The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Boston, MA, USA
  3. Creating an inclusive education classroom: Application of peer tutoring strategies, Norimune Kawai, Public Collaborative Seminar by Ahmad Dahlan University and Hiroshima University, 2018/11/02, With Invitation, Hiroshima University
  4. Reasonable Accommodations for Teenagers Who Stutter, Norimune Kawai, The Inaugural Joint World Congress of the International Cluttering Association (ICA), International Fluency Association (IFA) and International Stuttering Association (ISA), with local host organizations the Japan Society of Stuttering and Other Fluency Disorders and the Japanese Stuttering Genyukai Organization, 2018/07/16, Without Invitation, The International Cluttering Association (ICA), International Fluency Association (IFA) and International Stuttering Association (ISA), with local host organizations the Japan Society of Stuttering and Other Fluency Disorders and the Japanese Stuttering Genyukai Organization, Hiroshima
  5. Experimental Treatment of Early Stuttering: Preliminary Findings of a Randomized Controlled Trial, Yoshimasa Sakata; Yuki Hara; Hiroaki Kobayashi; Shoko Miyamoto; Naoshi Maeara; Norimune Kawai; Mariko Yoshino; Koichi Mori, The Inaugural Joint World Congress of the International Cluttering Association (ICA), International Fluency Association (IFA) and International Stuttering Association (ISA), with local host organizations the Japan Society of Stuttering and Other Fluency Disorders and the Japanese Stuttering Genyukai Organization, 2018/07/15, Without Invitation, The International Cluttering Association (ICA), International Fluency Association (IFA) and International Stuttering Association (ISA), with local host organizations the Japan Society of Stuttering and Other Fluency Disorders and the Japanese Stuttering Genyukai Organization, Hiroshima
  6. The Influence of Factors Related to The Occurrence of Stuttering On Word Perception in Japanese, Momoko Oda; Norimune Kawai, The Inaugural Joint World Congress of the International Cluttering Association (ICA), International Fluency Association (IFA) and International Stuttering Association (ISA), with local host organizations the Japan Society of Stuttering and Other Fluency Disorders and the Japanese Stuttering Genyukai Organization, 2018/07/14, Without Invitation, The International Cluttering Association (ICA), International Fluency Association (IFA) and International Stuttering Association (ISA), with local host organizations the Japan Society of Stuttering and Other Fluency Disorders and the Japanese Stuttering Genyukai Organization, Hiroshima International Convention Center (Hiroshima)
  7. Higher Education in Japan for the Talented and Distinguished Students, Norimune Kawai, Debating Inclusive Education, 2018/03/24, With Invitation, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  8. Developing the Japanese Version of the CALMS Assessment: Evidence-based decisions for the treatment of children who stutter, Norimune Kawai, Hong Kong Baptist University and Hiroshima University Collaborative Symposium, 2018/03/17, Without Invitation, Hong Kong Baptist University and Hiroshima University, Hong Kong Baptist University
  9. Making Inclusive Education Work: Through Peer Tutoring Strategies, Norimune Kawai, International Symposium on Inclusive Education, 2017/12/02, With Invitation, Indonesian Educational Universities Cosortium, Indonesian Educational University
  10. Facilitating Social Inclusion in Educational Settings, Norimune Kawai, International Symposium on Inclusive Education, 2017/12/01, With Invitation, Indonesian Educational Universities Consortium, Indonesian Educational University
  11. Clinical Methods for Young Children Who Stutter: A Survey Study, Norimune Kawai, Masashi Hayashida, Nagako Matsumiya, The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention 2017, 2017/11/11, Without Invitation, The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), Los Angeles International Convention Center
  12. Types of Reasonable Accommodations Classroom Teachers to Provide for Middle-High School Students Who Stutter, Norimune Kawai, Hiroaki Kobayashi, Yuki Hara, Shoko Miyamoto, Nagako Matsumiya, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention 2017, 2017/11/09, Without Invitation, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), Los Angeles International Convention Center
  13. Developing the Japanese Version of the Communication Attitude Test, Norimune Kawai, Kobayashi Hiroaki Kenjo Masamutsu, 2015 ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association) Convention, 2015/11/12, Without Invitation
  14. Listeners' Perceptions of Digitally Manipulated Silent Hesitations: The Boundary between Fluent vs. Stuttered Speech., The 8th World Congress on Fluency Disorders (Lisbon, Portugal), 2015, Without Invitation
  15. The Effects of Duration & Frequency on Listeners' Perceptions of Digitally Manipulated Moments of Hesitations., 2014 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention, Orlando Convention Center (Orlando, FL), 2014/11/21, Without Invitation
  16. Communication Attitude of Japanese Children Who Stutter: A Pilot Study., 2013 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention (Chicago, IL) 2013 ポスター, 2013, Without Invitation
  17. Listeners’ Perceptions of Digitally Manipulated Moments of Hesitations., The 29th World Congress of the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics (Turin, Italy), 2013, Without Invitation
  18. How do International School Students with Disabilities Receive Their Services in Japan?: A Survey Study., 2013 International Conference on Inclusive Education (Dhaka, Bangladesh), 2013, Without Invitation
  19. Phonological Therapy for an Elementary School Student with Down Syndrome: Analyzing the Efficacy of Different Types of Prompts., IASSID 3rd Asia Pacific Regional Conference (Tokyo, Japan), 2013, Without Invitation
  20. The Required Competencies for Transition Teachers in High School Divisions of Special Needs Schools for Students with Intellectual Disabilities in Japan., IASSID 3rd Asia Pacific Regional Conference (Tokyo, Japan), 2013, Without Invitation
  21. The Relationship Between Character Strengths and Well-being in Japanese Children and Adolescents (5)., The 13th European Congress of Psychology (Stockholm, Sweden), 2013, Without Invitation
  22. Inclusive Education Reform in Japan: Are Preservice Teachers Ready?, International Conference on Inclusive Education (Dhaka, Bangladesh), 2013, Without Invitation
  23. Listeners' Perceptions of Digitally Manipulated Moments of Audible Hesitations., 2012 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention (Atlanta, GA), 2012, Without Invitation
  24. Listeners' Perceptions of Digitally Manipulated Excessive Hesitations., 2011 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention (San Diego, CA), 2011, Without Invitation
  25. Listeners' Perceptions of Digitally Manipulated Sounds as Repetitions., KAWAI Norimune, 2010 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention (Philadelphia, PA), 2010/11, Without Invitation, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Awards

  1. 2013年11月30日, The Award for Continuing Education, The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Speech-Language Pathologist(米国の言語療法士)の免許更新に必要な単位を短期間で取得し、かつ言語療法士のリカレント教育に役立つ講演や研究発表等を継続して実施してきたことを認定
  2. 2010年11月30日, The Award for Continuing Education, The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Social Activities

History as Committee Members

  1. Advisory Board Member, 2015/06, International Stuttering Association (ISA)

Organizing Academic Conferences, etc.

  1. The 57th Conference of Japanese Association of Special Education, The Convention Chair, 2019/09, 2019/09
  2. 2018 Inaugural Joint World Congress on Cluttering and Stuttering: One World, Many Voices: Science and Community, 2018/07, 2018/07

History as Peer Reviews of Academic Papers

  1. 2016, Alternative & Integrative Medicine, 4
  2. 2016, American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 1
  3. 2016, Behaviour Research and Therapy, 1
  4. 2016, Medical Sciences, 1
  5. 2016, Journal of Communication Disorders, 2
  6. 2016, Alternative & Integrative Medicine
  7. 2014, The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 1
  8. 2013, Perceptual and Motor Skills, 2