Ayaka Noda

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Ayaka Noda
Tohoku University
Institute for Excellence in Higher Education
Job title
Associate Professor
Doctor of Education(The George Washington University), MA(The George Washington University), BA(Keio University)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Oct 2015
Oct 2016
Visiting Scholar, Centre d'études avancées franco-japonais de Paris (CEAFJP), École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS), Paris, France
Mar 2010
Associate Professor, National Institution for Academic Degrees and University Evaluation
Apr 2008
Feb 2010
Lecturer, Ritsumeikan University

Published Papers

Substantialization of credit hour system and certified evaluation and accreditation.
Noda, A., & Shibui, S.
Research on Academic Degrees and University Evaluation   17(forthcoming) -106   2016   [Refereed]
Noda, A., & Kim, M.M.
Studies in Higher Education   39(6) 927-943   2014   [Refereed]
Noda, A., & Kim, M.M.
International Journal of Public Administration   36(8) 544-555   2013   [Refereed]
Evaluation of institutional internationalization of universities in the U.S.: Trends and issues
Ayaka Noda
Research on Academic Degrees and University Evaluation   14 37-53   2013   [Refereed]
Current situation and issues of the certified evaluation and accreditation of law schools through the review of the evaluation system
Noda, A, et al.
Research on Academic Degrees and University Evaluation   (12) 49-70   2011   [Refereed]
An analysis of certified evaluation and accreditation of universities by examining the relationship between self-assessment reports and evaluation reports
Shibui,S, Noda, A. Tanaka, Y. Nozawa,Y.
Research on Academic Degrees and University Evaluation   (12) 115-138   2011   [Refereed]
The negative effects of administering undergraduate assessments of generic skills: considering the experiences of Australia and the United States
Ayaka Noda
Comparative Education   40 3-23   2010   [Refereed]
Measurement of university education quality under paradigm transitions of higher education quality assurance: Supportive functions and roles required of FD centers.
Noda, A, et al.
Ritsumeikan Higher Education Studies   10 141-156   2010   [Refereed]
The function of institutional research as a student learning outcomes assessment
Ayaka Noda
Ritsumeikan Higher Education Studies   9 125-140   2009   [Refereed]


Program Evaluation in French Higher Education
Ayaka Noda
Mission research by Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in Japan (MEXT)   37-106   2015
Meta-analysis System in U.S. Accreditation
Ayaka Noda
37-54   2013

Books etc

Does Japanese Universities Compete in the World?
Ayaka Noda (Part:Joint Work, Evaluation of university internationalization in the U.S.)
Gyosei   2014   
IR Handbook:Support for University Decision-Making
Ayaka Noda (Part:Joint Translation)
Tamagawa   2012   

Conference Activities & Talks

Issues and Prospects of Internationalization Evaluation for Japanese Universities
Ayaka Noda
Japanese Association of Higher Education Research   28 Jun 2015   
Higher Education Policy on Credit Hour System: Interrelation among Governments, Quality Assurance Agencies, and Universities in the U.S. and Japan
Ayaka Noda
Japan Comparative Education Society   13 Jun 2015   
Current Situation about Internationalization Evaluation
Ayaka Noda
Japan Comparative Education Society   12 Jul 2014   
Credit Hour System and Accreditation
Ayaka Noda
Japanese Association of Higher Education Research   29 Jun 2014   
U.S. Higher Education Policy Trends and Issues about Competency-based Education
Ayaka Noda
Japan Association for College and University Education   1 Jun 2014   
University Efforts Toward Substantialization of Credit Hours and Accreditation
Ayaka Noda
Japan Association for College and University Education   2 Jun 2013   
Challenges of Accreditation in the Credit Hour System in the US and Japan.
Ayaka Noda・Susumu Shibui
Association for Institutional Research Annual Forum (AIR)   13 May 2013   
Evaluation for University Internationalization in the U.S. [Invited]
Ayaka Noda
International Symposium: What Works:Assessment Tools and Indicators for University Internationalization   18 Mar 2013   
The Challenges for Accreditation to Enhance Credit Hour System in Japan
Ayaka Noda・Susumu Shibui
Hawaii International Conference on Education(HICE)   6 Jan 2013   
Institutional Evaluation for University Internationalization in the U.S.
Ayaka Noda
Japan Comparative Education Society   17 Jun 2012   
Continuing Professional Education for Japanese Government Officials: Motivational Factors and Destinations of Choice
Ayaka Noda & Mikyong Minsun Kim
ayanoda   19 Nov 2011   
Professional’s Motivational Orientation Factors in Pursuing Continuing Professional Education (CPE) at Graduate and Professional Schools-The Case of Comparative CPE Motivational Orientation Factors for Japanese Government Officials
Ayaka Noda
ayanoda   5 Jul 2011   
Ambiguity of Generic Skill Definition at Japanese Higher Education
Ayaka Noda・Kiyoko Saito
ayanoda   5 Jun 2011   
Institutional Research to Improve Teaching and Learning
Ayaka Noda 
ayanoda   23 Aug 2009   
Student Survey and IR: Generic Skill Development and Evaluation in Higher Education
Ayaka Noda
ayanoda   22 Aug 2009   
Teaching Assistant Training and Course Design to Enhance Learning
Ayaka Noda
ayanoda   6 Jun 2009   
Challenges for Generic Skill Evaluation for University Students
Ayaka Noda
ayanoda   27 Jun 2009   
Continuing Professional Education for Japanese Government Officials in Graduate and Professional Schools in Japan and the U.S.
Ayaka Noda
ayanoda   2008   
Japanese Government Officials’ Professional Development in U.S. Graduate and Professional Schools
Ayaka Noda
ayanoda   2007