Akihiko Wakamatsu

Last Updated :2021/01/05

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Professor
E-mail
awakamahiroshima-u.ac.jp

Basic Information

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education, Hiroshima University
  • Master of Education, Kyushu University

Research Fields

  • Social sciences;Education;Special needs education

Research Keywords

  • autism spectrum disorder
  • learning program
  • social skill
  • tokubetsu katsudo
  • organizing a class group

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2020, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, Introduction to Hiroshima Peace Initiative Leader Program
  2. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Special Needs Education
  3. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Psychology of Intellectual Disabilities
  4. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Psychology of Intellectual Disabilities
  5. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Seminar on Evaluation and Assessment of Intellectual Disabilities
  6. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Practical Seminar on Evaluation and Assessment of Intellectual Disabilities
  7. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Instructional Methods for Children with Intellectual Disabilities I
  8. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Introduction of Teaching Practice in Special Needs Schools
  9. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Observational Study on Teaching Practice in Special Needs Schools
  10. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Teaching Practice in Special Needs Schools
  11. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Seminar and Short-term Practice for Students in Special Needs Class
  12. 2020, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Methods of Research on Special Needs Education I
  13. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Methods of Research on Special Needs Education II
  14. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Study in Graduation Thesis
  15. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Introduction of the General Curriculum on Special Needs Education
  16. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Special Needs Education
  17. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practical Seminar for the Teaching Profession
  18. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 1Term, Project Research
  19. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 3Term, Project Research
  20. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Research into Special Needs Education
  21. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Advance Study in Special Needs Education
  22. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Research into Special Needs Education
  23. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Advance Study in Special Needs Education
  24. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Research into Teaching Practice
  25. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Special Study in Special Needs Education
  26. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Intensive, Practical Study in Special Needs Education II
  27. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Further Study in Psychology of Intellectual Disabilities
  28. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Special Study in Special Needs Education
  29. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Further Study in Teaching Methods for the Developmentally Disabled
  30. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Seminar on Instructional Methods for Children with Intellectual Disabilities
  31. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Seminar on Psychology of Intellectual Disabilities
  32. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Theory and Practice in Young Child Understanding, Counseling, and Social Skills Education (including Special Needs Education)
  33. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Educational Sciences and Society
  34. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Further Study in Learning and Curriculum Development
  35. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Advanced Study in Special Needs Education
  36. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Advanced Study in Special Needs Education
  37. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Practical Study in Special Needs Education
  38. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Further Study in Teaching Methods for Children with Developmental Disorders
  39. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Seminar on Intellectual Disabilities
  40. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Further Study in Psychology of Intellectual Disabilities
  41. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Special Study
  42. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Special Study
  43. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Theory and Practice in Young Child Understanding, Counseling, and Social Skills Education (including Special Needs Education)
  44. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Introduction to Psychology, Physiology and Pathology of Intellectual Disabilities
  45. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Assessment of Children with Intellectual Disabilities I
  46. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Introduction of Education for Children with Disabilities
  47. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Year, Clinical Seminar on Special Needs Education
  48. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Seminar on Research Methods of Children with Disabilities I
  49. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Year, Special Study on Graduation Thesis
  50. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Assessment of Children with Intellectual Disabilities II
  51. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Intensive, Teaching Practice in Special Support Schools
  52. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Seminar on Research Methods of Children with Disabilities II
  53. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Special Study in Research of Special Needs Education I
  54. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Year, Special Study in Special Needs Education
  55. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Further Study in Testing and Assessment of Children with Intellectual Disabilities
  56. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Year, Clinical Seminar on Special Needs Education Coordinator
  57. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Methodology in Education for Children with Learning Disabilities and/or Other Developmental Disorders
  58. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Special Study in Research of Special Needs Education II
  59. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Methodology in Education for Children with Intellectual Disabilities II

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. An Interpretive Analysis on Participation in Class Group in Lower Grades of Elementary School -Focusing on Speech of Students in "Discussion Activity" among Classroom Activities-, Journal of Elementary Education and Curriculum, 61-70, 20200331
  2. Non-verval communication in adults with autism spectrum disorder: Emotional facial expressions and head-nodding during conversation with strangers, The Japanese Journal of Autistic Spectrum, 17(2), 5-13, 20200229
  3. Study of Social Development of Children in Elementary and Junior High-school Through Questionnaire Survey and Episode Recordings by Teachers, Journal of Elementary Education and Curriculum, 85-95, 20190331
  4. The Process of Problem-Solving Groupwork among Second Grade Pupils, The Development of Moral and Prosocial Dispositions, and Their Relations, The Japanese Journal of Classroom Management Psychology, 8(1), 81-92, 20190301
  5. ★, Correlation between the Qualities and Abilities and their Adaptability to School, and Developmental Changes as Seen in Elementary and Junior High School Children, Journal of Elementary Education and Curriculum, 63-75, 20180331
  6. Case study on classes promoting learning in special support class: Through practice to change "relationship" in small group, Journal of Junior High School Education, 99-107, 20180331
  7. Consensus building in "Tokkatsu" and "Arithmetic", Hiroshima Journal of School Education, 193-198, 20180322
  8. A Study on Provision of Support for Children that Require Special Attention in Nursery Schools: An Attempt to Prepare a Manual Covering Individual Education Support Plan, The Bulletin of the Center for Special Needs Education Research and Practice, 9-17, 20180321
  9. A Study on the Awareness and Attitude of University Students in the Faculty of Education on Prenatal Diagnosis, Bulletin of the Graduate School of Education, Hiroshima University, 79-85, 20171222
  10. The Development and Assessment on the Qualities and Abilities Questionnaire in Elementary and Junior High School, Journal of Elementary Education and Curriculum, 3-18, 20170331
  11. Practice of classroom activity in elementary school -Through the speech and behavior analysis of "classroom meeting"-, Hiroshima Journal of School Education, 23, 131-138, 20170322
  12. The Functionalization of Special Needs Education Committee Meetings in Kindergartens, Elementary schools, Middle schools, and High schools: A Survey Study for Special Needs Education Coordinators, The Bulletin of the Center for Special Needs Education Research and Practice, 43-52, 20170314
  13. Classroom Activities to Include Children Who Need Special Consideration -Improving quality and ability to create classes that function as "the small society"-, Bulletin of the Graduate School of Education, Hiroshima University, 65, 103-111, 20161222
  14. A consideration about promotion of an inclusive education system, 20, 183-194, 20140321
  15. A School of Thought on Understanding of Children Forming the Foundation for Inclusive Education : An Understanding and Coping With the Children Who Need Special Educational Support, 35-43, 201303
  16. Making Video Materials for People with High-Functioning Pervasive Developmental Disorders to Promote Understanding Indirect Speech, 1-6, 201203
  17. Curriculum development in special supportive class at junior high school : Toward the examination of the educational contents from the viewpoint offuture carrier life, 63-68, 2012
  18. Breakout Sessions , The bulletin of the Center for Special Needs Education Research and Practice, Graduate School of Education, Hiroshima University, 78-86, 201103
  19. Measurement of implicit attitudes towards people with disabilities, IEICE technical report. Education technology, 108(406), 49-51, 20090117
  20. A study of competence as a teacher comprising both a theoretical and a practical viewpoint brought up through a student's school and child support activity, Hiroshima journal of school education, 13, 1-9, 2007
  21. Situation and expected supports for children with special educational needs in attached schools and kindergartens, The Annals of educational research, 111-118, 2006
  22. Devising individualized transition plan for students' social independence (2) individualized instruction programs in special classes of the attached Shinonome elementary school to prepare transition, The Annals of educational research, 293-296, 2006
  23. A Study of Developing Elementary School Teacher Training Curriculum for Fostering Competence in Using both of Theoretical and Practical Knowledge, Hiroshima journal of school education, 12, 31-39, 2006
  24. Research of the lifelong learning which supports independence of a junior high school special class gladuetes : Enforcement and consideration of a lifelong-integrated-learning classroom (2), The Annals of educational research, 243-248, 2005
  25. Divising individualized transition plan for students' social independence (1) : Individualized instruction programs in special classes of the Attached Shinonome Junior High School to prepare transition, The Annals of educational research, 249-253, 2005
  26. Research of the lifelong learning which supports independence of a junior high school special class gladuetes : Enforcement and consideration of a lifelong-integrated-learning classroom, The Annals of educational research, 21-29, 2004
  27. System Development for Devising Individualized Instruction Programs for Students' Social Independence (3) : Devising and practicing individualized instruction programs in special classes of the Attached Shinonome Junior High School, The Annals of educational research, 391-396, 2004
  28. System Development for Devising Individualized Instruction Programs for Students' Social Independence (2) : Devising and practicing individualized instruction programs in special classes of the Attached Shinonome Elementary and Junior High School, The Annals of educational research, 91-100, 2003
  29. System Development for Devising Individualized Instruction Programs for Students Social Independence (1) : Results of the questionnaire responded by the parents of present and former students in special classes of the Attached Shinonome Elementary and Junior High School, The Annals of educational research, 337-346, 2002
  30. An Investigation of Realities of Nursery Schools Practicing Integration in Hiroshima City (4) : A Consideration on the Necessary Conditions of Ordinary Nursing Experience and Nursing Experience with Disabled Children, 4, 171-183, 19980320
  31. An Investigation of the Realities of Nursery Schools Practicing Integration in Hiroshima City (3) : Focusing into the Analysis of Investigation of 1996, 3, 155-165, 19970320
  32. An Investigation of the Realities of Nursery Schools Practicing Integration in Hiroshima City (2) : Focusing into the nursery school teachers in charge of children and temporary nursery teachers, 19, 99-107, 199701
  33. Recognition and Production of Facial Expressions : An Experimental Study of Adolescents with Autism, The Japanese journal of special education, 27(3), 19-30, 19891228