Shotaro IWATA

Last Updated :2021/01/05

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Associate Professor
E-mail
ishotarohiroshima-u.ac.jp
Self-introduction
My area of ​​expertise, can be described in two perspectives. First, it is physical education in school and teacher education system. PE is requires the accountability and results resposibility in in the global education reform, it must guarantee all the achievements that children learned in physical education classes to as subjects. Among other things, through practical research and verification and teachers on-site teachers, we are working on the development of educational materials and guidance model or curriculum. Next, in teacher education, the United States, United Kingdom, the Netherlamds, Singapore, and in the center of the teacher training curriculum for physical education teacher education curriculum, such as Japan, and now we are studying the qualities ability and challenges and problems, such as required for novice teachers. In particular, we are studying by focusing on curriculum development and assessment of methods for training teachers. Second, it is athletics is a professional as a contestant. About 10 years to university since I was in junior high school, I have been jumping competition of field events (long jump, triple jump, high jump) to the center. Currently, we are enjoying athletics from the point of view of the health and physical fitness development. In addition, we are allowed Tazusawara as coach of the part of the university.

Basic Information

Educational Backgrounds

  • Hiroshima University, Japan, 2004/04, 2007/03
  • Hiroshima University, Japan, 2001/04, 2003/03
  • Hiroshima University, Japan, 1997/04, 2001/03

Academic Degrees

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

Educational Activity

  • 【Bachelor Degree Program】School of Education : Life-long Activities Education
  • 【Master's Program】Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences : Division of Educational Sciences : Educational Design for Teacher Educators Program
  • 【Doctoral Program】Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences : Division of Educational Sciences : Educational Design for Teacher Educators Program

In Charge of Primary Major Programs

  • Health and Sports Sciences Education

Research Fields

  • Complex systems;Health / Sports science;Developmental mechanisms and the body works

Research Keywords

  • Curriculum and Instruction of Physical Education
  • Teacher Education
  • Lesson Study

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • Japanese Society of Sports Education
  • Japan Society of Physical Edcation, Sport & Health Science
  • Japan Curriculum Research and Development Association
  • National Association for the Study of Educational Methods(NASEM)
  • Associate for Teacher Education in Europe, 2016/04
  • World Association of Lesson Studies, 2016/04

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2020, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
  2. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Instruction Seminar in Track and Field
  3. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Instruction Seminar in Appratus Gymnastics
  4. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Graduation Thesis
  5. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Introduction to Health and Sport Science
  6. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Introduction to Lifelong Activities Education
  7. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Introducation to Curriculum and Design in Physical Education
  8. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Track and Field
  9. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Fisical Fitness & Apparatus Gymnastics
  10. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Seminar on Outdoor Activity (Climbing & Camping)
  11. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Seminar on Outdoor Activity (Winter Sports)
  12. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Design of Lessons in Physical Education (sem.)
  13. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Educational method and evaluation in Physical education
  14. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Introduction of Teaching Practice for Lower and Upper Secondary Schools
  15. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 1Term, Research into Curriculum and Instruction Sciences (Specialization in Health and Sport Education)
  16. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 1Term, Advanced Study in Curriculum and Instruction Sciences (Specialization in Health and Sport Education)
  17. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 3Term, Research into Curriculum and Instruction Sciences (Specialization in Health and Sport Education)
  18. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 3Term, Advanced Study in Curriculum and Instruction Sciences (Specialization in Health and Sport Education)
  19. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Methodologies for Curriculum and Instruction Sciences
  20. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Special Research on Health and Sports Sciences Education I (Sports Pedagogy)
  21. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Seminar on Health and Sports Sciences Education I (Sports Pedagogy)
  22. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Special Research on Health and Sports Sciences Education I (Sports Pedagogy)
  23. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Special Lecture on Health and Sports Sciences Education I (Sports Pedagogy)
  24. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Seminar on Health and Sports Sciences Education I (Sports Pedagogy)
  25. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Methods of Research and Ethics for Educational Sciences
  26. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 1Term, Special Study
  27. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Special Study in Health and Sports Sciences Education B
  28. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Special Study in Health and Sports Sciences Education B
  29. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Basic Study in Practicum into Teacher Education
  30. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Advanced Study in Practicum into Teacher Education
  31. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 3Term, Special Study

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Reliability and Validity of the Multidimensional Scale of Life Skills in Late Childhood, Education Science, 20130301
  2. Physical Education Pedagogy and A social System Theory : It focuss on the description of a Physical Education lesson., Bulletin of the Graduate School of Education, Hiroshima University Part. 2 Arts and science education, 275-283, 2005

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. The challenge and perspective on professional development of physical education teachers in the professional standard of pre-serviced education, Shotaro Iwata, 2015/08/25, With Invitation, Japanese, published
  2. The Problems and Challenges That Teacher Educators Face in Japan, K. Kusahara, S. Iwata, H. Kawaguchi, M. Okamura and Y. Osaka, Associate for Teacher Education in Europe Conference 2016, 2016/08/23, With Invitation, English, published
  3. How young doctoral students grow as teacher educators in Japan: from the 3 cases of Graduate teaching assistants in social studies methodology class, Shotaro Iwata & Anja Swennen, Associate for Teacher Education in Europe Conference 2017, 2016/08/24, Without Invitation, English, Eindhoven, the Netherlands, published
  4. What is the impact of Short-term Lesson Study in Japanese primary school?, Shotaro Iwata, World Association for Lesson Studies, Conference 2016, Without Invitation, English, published
  5. What can Japanese Teacher Educators learn from Dutch Teacher Educators?, Shotaro Iwata, Self-study Group in the Netherlands, 2016/05, With Invitation, English, published

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. 2007
  2. 2009
  3. KAKENHI, 2012, 2014
  4. KAKENHI, 2012, 2014
  5. KAKENHI, 2012, 2014
  6. KAKENHI, Development of the In-service Training Program for Continual Professional Development in Physical Education Teachers, 2009, 2011
  7. KAKENHI, An Empirical Study to Establish an Assessment Model Assuring the Development of Teaching Competence for Physical Education Teachers, 2009, 2011
  8. KAKENHI, Survey on 'Electronic Portfolio' as Assessment Model for Pre-Service Teacher Education, 2008, 2010
  9. KAKENHI, The Development of Assessment Model on Enhancement of"Practical Teaching Skills"in Physical Education Teachers, 2007, 2008
  10. KAKENHI, 2016, 2018