MIYUKI OKAMURA

Last Updated :2024/06/05

Affiliations, Positions
Hiroshima University, Associate Professor
E-mail
okamiyuhiroshima-u.ac.jp

Basic Information

Educational Backgrounds

  • Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Education, 2015/04, 2022/03

Academic Degrees

  • Nagoya University
  • Hiroshima University

Research Fields

  • Social sciences;Education;Education

Research Keywords

  • Teacher Education
  • Teacher Educators
  • Reflective Practice, Reflective Practitioner
  • Philosophy of Education
  • Theory of Knowledge
  • Philosophy of Mind

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Lesson Development and Evaluation (Expansion)
  2. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Lesson Development and Evaluation (Expansion)
  3. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Lesson Development and Evaluation (Development)
  4. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Lesson Development and Evaluation (Development)
  5. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Year, School Internship
  6. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Action Research Seminar on Teaching Practice I
  7. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Action Research Seminar on Teaching Practice I
  8. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Action Research Seminar on Teaching Practice II
  9. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Action Research Seminar on Teaching Practice II
  10. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Action Research Seminar on Teaching Practice III
  11. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Action Research Seminar on Teaching Practice III
  12. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Action Research Seminar on Teaching Practice IV
  13. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Action Research Seminar on Teaching Practice IV
  14. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Action Research Practicum in School Management I
  15. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Action Research Practicum in School Management II
  16. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Action Research Practicum in Teaching Practice at belonging School III
  17. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Action Research Practicum in Teaching Practice at belonging School IV
  18. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Action Research Practicum in Teaching Practice I
  19. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Action Research Practicum in Teaching Practice II
  20. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Action Research Practicum in Teaching Practice III
  21. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Action Research Practicum in Teaching Practice IV
  22. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Year, Field Studies on Community Education I
  23. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Year, Field Studies on Community Education II
  24. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Year, Mentoring for Field Studies on Community Education I
  25. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Year, Mentoring for Field Studies on Community Education II
  26. 2024, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Methodology of Learning Science Study I
  27. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Methodology of Learning Science Study II
  28. 2024, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Curriculum and Teaching
  29. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Graduation Thesis
  30. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Introduction to Learning Science I
  31. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Introduction to Learning Science II
  32. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practical Seminar for the Teaching Profession
  33. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Theory and Practice of Contemporary Teacher Training
  34. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Practical Seminar on Professional Development for Teachers
  35. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Fieldwork on School Management & Administration
  36. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Lesson Development and Evaluation (Fundamentals)
  37. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Lesson Development and Evaluation (Application)

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. What did "Narrative/Autoethnographic selc-Study" experience bring to in-service schoolteachers in Japan? - a case study of collaborative research of high school teachers and a university researcher, ATEE Annual Conference 2023 'Teacher Education on the Move' Book of Abstracts, 1-492, 20230917
  2. ★, The ethico-aesthetics of teaching: Toward a theory of relational practice in education, Educational Philosophy and Theory, 20221201
  3. Philosophical reflections on modern education in Japan: strategies and prospects, Educational Philosophy and Theory, 1-12, 20211228
  4. Current Discussions on the Required Professional Knowledge for University-Based Teacher Educators in Europe and the United States : Some Implications of the Paradoxical Relationship Between the Advancement in Professionalism of Teacher Educators and their Professionalization, 68, 45-54, 20191220
  5. A Study of Concepts of Professionalism and Competency in Teacher Education, 67, 47-55, 20181221
  6. ★, Revisiting Donald Schön's "Reflection-In-Action"-from an Examination of his "Epistemology of Practice", The Annual Bulletin of the Japanese Society for the Study on Teacher Education, 26, 64-74, 20170929
  7. Pre-service Teacher Training at the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic : Solutions for Improving Teacher Colleges in Developing Countries, 65, 39-48, 20161222
  8. How University-based Teacher Educators should be? : Regarding "Practical-Teaching-Skills" and expectations for teacher educators with teaching experience at school, 64, 37-46, 20151218
  9. Scope of Lesson Study in International Cooperation Education : A case study of lesson improvement in Faculty of Educational Sciences, Autonomous University of Santo Domingo, 63, 131-140, 20141219
  10. Constructing a Model of Teacher Educators' Professional Development in Developing Countries : A reflective consideration of a joint project between Hiroshima University and Dominican Republic, 63, 121-130, 20141219
  11. A Primary Analysis of the Questionnaire Survey on Capitation Grant in Cape Coast, Ghana, 5(2), 141-154, 201303
  12. A Preliminary Investigation into Educational Quality improvement and School Management Effi ciency : the Case of Capitation Grant in Ghana, 5(2), 129-139, 201303
  13. A primary analysis of the questionnaire survey on capitation grant in Cape Coast, Ghana, 14(1), 107-118, 20110430
  14. Tortured school committee between exercising their authority and the reality: a study of consequences of the parents' participation at primary schools in Bolivian settings, 14(1), 29-43, 20110430
  15. A preliminary investigation into educational quality improvement and school management efficiency: the case of capitation grant in Ghana, 13(1), 119-129, 20100430
  16. A study of teachers' union's contra-action for the educational reform: an analysis of life story of a rural teacher as a leader of the Bolivian rural teacher union (CONMERB), 12(2), 165-176, 20091031
  17. Toward unity in diversity: a case of Bolivian intercultural bilingual education in the educational reform, 11(2), 175-186, 20081031
  18. The political structure of educational policy making in Bolivia: a historical analysis of the legislative process of educational reform, 35, 189-201, 200708

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. The significance of 'giving up on' in school education – a consideration from liberating self to cultivating self, Miyuki OKAMURA, ALPE Summer Conference 2022, 2022/08/10, Without Invitation, English, Asian Link of Philosophy of Education (ALPE) and Osaka University, online
  2. What did "Narrative/Autoethnographic Self-Study" experience bring to in-service Schoolteachers in Japna? - A case study of collaborative research of high school teachers and a university researcher, Miyuki OKAMURA, ATEE (Association for Teacher Education in Europe) Annual Conference 2023, 2023/08/28, Without Invitation, English, Faculty of Education and Psychology, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary, Budapest, Hungary, published
  3. Can professional feeling be taught? - A philosophical exploration into pedagogy of teacher's practical reasoning, OKAMURA, Miyuki, Asian Link of Philosophy of Education (ALPE) Winter 2021 Seminar, 2021/02/20, Without Invitation, English, Asian Link of Philosophy of Education (ALPE), Seoul (webiner)
  4. Lesson Study-based Training of Teacher Educator: Case Study on Self-Study and Cooperative Lesson Study, Nariakira Yoshida; Yasushi Maruyama; Mitsuru Matsuda; Kazuhiro Kusahara; Shigeo Mase; Kazuya Kageyama; Shotaro Iwata; Yuichiro Sato; Miyuki Okamura; Maho Yodozawa; Yuichi Miyamoto; Aiko Hamamoto; Asuka Matsuura; Yu Yamamoto; Seigi Naganuma; Mayumi Kawamura, The World Association of Lesson Studies (WALS) 2019, 2019/09/03, The World Association of Lesson Studies, Amsterdam
  5. Is "prior-Teaching Experience at School (Gemba-Keiken)" necessary and sufficient to work as a university-based teacher educator? from a qualitative study on how university-based teacher educators inJapan confront with "Gemba-Keiken", OKAMURA, Miyuki, 41st Annual ATEE (Association for Teacher Education in Europe) Conference, 2016/08/23, Association for Teacher Education in Europe, Eindhoven
  6. How does Hiroshima University induct graduate students who major in Educational Foundations into becoming teacher educators? In symposium "The Problems and Challenges that Teacher Educators Face in Japan", OKAMURA, Miyuki, 41st Annual ATEE (Association for Teacher Education in Europe) Conference, 2016/08/23, Association for Teacher Education in Europe, Eindhoven
  7. Constructing a model of sustainable self-directed professional development for teacher educators through a reflective consideration of a joint project between Hiroshima University and Santo Domingo Autonomous University, OKAMURA, Miyuki, 59th World Assembly – Challenging disparities in education-, 2015/06/21, International Council on Education for Teaching (ICET), Naruto, Tokushima
  8. Nourishing the Culture of Lesson Study among Teacher Educators of Hiroshima University and Saint Domingo Autonomous University, OKAMURA, Miyuki; MARUYAMA, Yasushi, XV Comparative Education World Congress "New Times, New Voices", 2013/06/25, World Council of Comparative Education Societies, Buenos Aires
  9. Un Modelo del mejoramiento de la docencia de lso Formadores de formadores:Una experiencia conjunta del Estudio de Clase entre la FCE-UASD y la Universidad de Hiroshima, OKAMURA, Miyuki, 1er Congreso de la Facultad de Ciencias de la Educación "Curriculum y Formación Docente", 2013/04/21, Facultad de Cicencia y Educacion, Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo, Santo Domingo
  10. Improving the Classroom Instruction of Teacher Educators: A Case of the Joint Project of Hiroshima University, Japan and Saint Domingo Autonomous University, Dominican Republic, KIMURA, Hirokazu; MARUYAMA, Yasushi; OKAMURA, Miyuki, The 3rd East Asian International Conference on Teacher Education Research, 2012/10/14, Shanghai
  11. Research on Faculty Development Program for the Quality Improvement of Teaching and Learning on the Basis of Lesson Study: A Case Study in FCE-UASD, OKAMURA, Miyuki; MATIAS Evarista, VIII Congreso InternacionalInterdisciplinario deInvestigacion Cientifica,, 2012/06/15, Ministerio de Educacion Superior, Ciencia y Tecnologia de Republica Dominicana, Santo Domingo
  12. Teacher identity;motivation;reparation for;their professional;Practice in developing countries context, OKAMURA, Miyuki, Progress Meeting of the Project of Africa-Asia University Dialogue for Educational Development, Group C "Teacher Professional Development", 2011/01/12, Without Invitation, University of Lagos
  13. Toward the Creation of Pedagogy in Teacher Education that Bridges Discussions on Competences and on Professionalism: a Reflection from a Curriculum in Professional School of Education of Hiroshima University, Miyuki Okamura, German-Japanese mini-symposium: Rethinking Education Studies and Teacher Education, 2024/01/09, With Invitation, English, Atsushi Suzuki (Kyushu University), supported by JP19K02506, online
  14. Trajectory of the Pedagogy of Teacher Education in Japan, Miyuki Okamura, International Workshop on the Development of Educational Science in Japan and Germany: A Methodological and Conceptual Overview, 2024/03/21, Without Invitation, English, Atsushi Suzuki (Kyushu University), supported by JP19K02506, online

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research Grant-in-Aid for Research Activity Start-Up, A Conceptual and Developmental Study of In-Service Teacher Education using Self-Study with Narrative Theory, 2022/09/01, 2023/03/31
  2. Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C), 2021/04/01, 2025/03/31
  3. Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research Grant-in-Aid for Challenging Exploratory Research, Basic and Preliminary Study for Modeling the Training of Teacher Educators in Developing Countries, 2015/04/01, 2016/03/31
  4. Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B), University Governance to Achieve a Qualitative Transformation of Undergraduate Education, 2013/04/01, 2017/03/31
  5. Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B), Participation in and Quality of Education Revisited in Developing Countries : politics and public value of educational policies, 2010, 2011
  6. Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B), Study on International Cooperation in Educational Policy Reforms That Translates into Qualitative Improvements, 2008, 2010
  7. Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (Start-up), An empirical study on mechanism of successes and failure of educational reform in Latin American context, focusing on ideological and behavioral interaction among stakeholders in education sector., 2008, 2009