YASUNAMI Seisuke

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Name
YASUNAMI Seisuke
Nickname
handle0047051
E-mail
yasunamikumamoto-u.ac.jp
Affiliation
Kumamoto University
Section
Faculty of Advanced Science and Technology / Graduate School of Social and Cultural Science
Job title
Associate Professor
Degree
Master of Literature(Kumamoto University)
Research funding number
00290833

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2019
 - 
Today
Specially Aoopinted Associate Porfessor, Faculty of Advanced Science and Technology, Kumamoto University
 
Apr 2018
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Mar 2019
Associate Professor, Faculty of Advanced Science and Technology
 
Apr 2008
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Mar 2019
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Social and Cultural Sciences, Kumamoto University
 
Jun 2016
 - 
Mar 2018
Associate Professor, Faculty of Advanced Science and Technology
 
Apr 2008
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May 2016
Associate Professor, Center for Higher Education, Kumamoto University
 
Apr 2003
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Mar 2008
Associate Professor, Center for Higher Education, Kumamoto University
 
Apr 2002
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Mar 2003
Associate Professor, Kumamoto University
 
Oct 2001
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Mar 2002
Associate Professor, Kumamoto University
 
Apr 1996
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Mar 2002
Kumamoto National College of Technology
 
Apr 1991
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Mar 1996
Teacher, Daini High School, Kumamoto
 

Education

 
Apr 1977
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Mar 1980
English Literature, Master course, Graduate School of Arts and Letters, Kumamoto University
 
Apr 1973
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Mar 1977
English Literature, Departments of Law and Literature, Kumamoto University
 

Awards & Honors

 
Aug 2014
What Psychological Factors Enhance a Language Learning Community? Toward Effective CSCL Design for Language Learning Based on a CoI Framework, Best Paper Award, International Conference on Web-based Learning,
Winner: Yamada, M., Goda, Y., Matsukawa, H., Hata, K. & Yasunami, S.
 

Published Papers

 
Goda, Y., Yamada, M., Matsukawa, H., Hata, K., & Yasunami, S.
Lecture Notes in Computer Science 10108   654-664   Feb 2017   [Refereed]
This research aims to investigate the effects of a blended learning approach that combines flipped learning with the jigsaw method of open educational resources for collaborative learning on English as a foreign language (EFL)-related learning anx...
Yamada, Masanori; Goda, Yoshiko; Hata, Kojiro; Matsukawa, Hideya; Yasunami, Seisuke.
CALL communities and culture – short papers from EUROCALL 2016   490-495   Dec 2016   [Refereed]
Yamada, M., Goda, Y., Matsukawa, H., Hata, K. & Yasunami, S.
IEEE Multimedia   (23) 48-59   Jan 2016   [Refereed]
This study investigated, through both formative and practical evaluation, the relationships among the use of functions in computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL), psychological factors, and learning behaviors related to applying the Commu...
Goda, Y., Yamada, M., Matsukawa, H., Hata, K. & Yasunami, S.
Proceedings of ICCE 2015   591-595   Dec 2015   [Refereed]
This research reported on a trial practice of a flipped jigsaw collaborative learning (flipped jigsaw) of English as a foreign language (EFL) at a university in Japan. Its design, preparation, implementation, and overall evaluation were introduced...
Goda, Y., Yamada, M., Matsukawa, H., Hata, K. & Yasunami, S.
The Journal of Information and Systems in Education   13(1) 1-7   Dec 2014   [Refereed]
This study investigated learners of English as a foreign language (EFL) who engaged in a group discussion and saw how their discussion was affected by a preceding conversation with a chatbot. The chatbot was designed to reflect the Socratic inquir...
Yamada, M., Goda, Y., Matsukawa, H., Hata, K. & Yasunami, S.
Proceedings of ICWL 2014, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 8613   43-55   Nov 2014   [Refereed]
The current study investigated the relationship between psychological factors and learning behaviors related to the application of a community of inquiry (CoI) framework for learning English as a foreign language (EFL). An online asynchronous disc...
Yamada, M., Goda, Y., Matsukawa, H., Hata, K., Yasunami, S.
20 Years of EUROCALL: Learning from the Past, Looking to the Future   258-264   Dec 2013   [Refereed]
This research aims to develop collaborative language learning systems based on social and cognitive presence for learning settings out of class, and evaluate their effects on learning attitude and performance. The main purpose of this system is fo...
Goda, Y., Yamada, M., Matsukawa, H., Hata, K., & Yasunami, S.
The Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2012. National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University   653-655   Aug 2012   [Refereed]
The purposes of this preliminary study are (1) to investigate possible factors for English as a foreign language (EFL) learners' behavior and attitudes towards computer-supported collaborative learning focusing on online discussion. Comment number...
YASUNAMI Seisuke
Research on Effective Syllabus Design and Materials Development for Teaching ESP at the Tertiary Level   95-100   Mar 2005   [Refereed]
The Internet and English Education
YASUNAMI Seisuke
(24) 127-140   Mar 1997   [Refereed]
A Study of Shakespeare---The Role of Richard III in the First Tetralogy---
YASUNAMI Seisuke
Master thesis   -hande0047051   Mar 1980

Misc

 
ICT & ESP: A Report of Three ESP Classes Using ICT
(11) 35-52   2011
Lifelong e-Learning Project using Moodle - Kumamoto Internet Shiminjuku -
18 10-17   2005
The System of Judging English Learners' Proficiency by Dictation Tests
Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual Meeting of the Association for Natural Language Processing   301-304   2005
Analyzing Vocabulary in English Teaching Materials used in Medical Department
YASUNAMI Seisuke
(3) 95-100   2004
English Lesson Using Resources on the Web
YASUNAMI Seisuke
Collected Papers of the 2003 PC Conference of the Council for Improvement of Education through Computers   399-402   2003
Using Self-Access Materials in the CALL Class
YASUNAMI Seisuke
JALT Kyoto Chapter/ Doshisha University Computer Research Group・Using to Improve Language Teaching-Collected Papers of 2002 JALT Kyoto Chapter Annual Conference-   19-24   2002
Effective Ways of Developing Students' Reading Skills
YASUNAMI Seisuke
1-43   Nov 1991

Books etc

 
Health & Environment Report from VOA
YASUNAMI Seisuke, Richard S. Lavin (Part:Joint Editor)
Shohakusha   Apr 2019   ISBN:978-4-88198-743-8
CNN Short News Vol. 1
YASUNAMI Seisuke, Richard S. Lavin (Part:Joint Editor)
Asahi Press   Jan 2019   ISBN:978-4-255-15643-9
Health & Environment Reports from VOA Volume 2
YASUNAMI Seisuke, LAVIN S. Richard (Part:Joint Work)
Shohakusha   Apr 2018   ISBN:978-4-88198-737-7
Health & Environment Reports from VOA Volume 1
Seisuke Yasunami, Richard S. Lavin (Part:Joint Editor)
Shohakusha   Apr 2017   ISBN:978-4-88198-726-1
Living for Tomorrow: Health & Environment Topics from VOA
Seisuke Yasunami, Richard S. Lavin (Part:Joint Editor)
Shohakusha   Apr 2016   ISBN:978-4-88198-713-1
VOA News Plus
Seisuke Yasunami, Richard S. Lavin (Part:Joint Editor)
Seibido   Jan 2016   ISBN:978-4-79194-794-2
Next Step to the TOEIC(R) Test
Seisuke Yasunami, Richard S. Lavin (Part:Joint Editor)
Asahi Press   Jan 2016   ISBN:978-4-255-15582-1
For a Better Future: Health & Environment Topics from VOA
Seisuke Yasunami, Richard S. Lavin (Part:Joint Editor)
Shohakusha   May 2015   ISBN:978-4-88198-703-2
Read Smart PLUS
Seisuke Yasunami, Richard S. Lavin (Part:Joint Editor)
Cengage Learning   Jan 2015   ISBN:978-4-86312-262-8
Closer to the World---VOA's Health & Environment Reports
Seisuke Yasunami, Richard S. Lavin (Part:Joint Editor)
Shohakusha   Apr 2014   ISBN:978-4-88198-684-4
VOA News Clip Collection
Seisuke Yasunami, Richard S. Lavin (Part:Joint Editor)
Seibido   Jan 2014   ISBN:978-4-79191-022-9
To the Future: Topics in Health & Environment from VOA
Seisuke Yasunami, Richard S. Lavin (Part:Joint Editor)
Shohakusha   Apr 2013   ISBN:978-4-88198-676-9
Read Smart
Seisuke Yasunami, Richard S. Lavin (Part:Joint Editor)
Cengage Learning   Jan 2013   ISBN:978-4-86312-224-6
From Daily Topics to World Issues: Health & Environment from VOA
Seisuke Yasunami, Richard S. Lavin (Part:Joint Editor)
shohakusha   Apr 2012   ISBN:978-4-88198-6
Global Health & Environment: VOA Topics from Around the World
Seisuke Yasunami, Richard S. Lavin (Part:Joint Editor)
Shohakusha   Apr 2011   ISBN:978-4-99198-6
Starting on the TOEIC(R)Test
Seisuke Yasunami, Richard S. Lavin (Part:Joint Editor)
Jan 2011   ISBN:978-4-255-155
A Series of Studies on English Education (13 Volumes) Volume 4 ESP in the 21st Century --- ESP Theory and Application Today
Seisuke Yasunami (Part:Contributor, Supporting Self-Study Utilising ICT)
Taishukan   Dec 2010   ISBN:978-4-469-14234-1
Health & Environment from VOA: How Everyday Life Affects Global Issues
Seisuke Yasunami, Richard S. Lavin (Part:Joint Editor)
Apr 2010   ISBN:978-4-88198-3
Catapult-Composition in Dialogue Style
Seisuke Yasunami, Richard S. Lavin (Part:Joint Work)
Cengage Learning   Jan 2010   ISBN:978-86312-096
A Look at Global Health & Environment with VOA
Seisuke Yasunami, Richard S. Lavin (Part:Joint Editor)
Shouhakusha   Apr 2009   ISBN:978-4-88198-617-2

Conference Activities & Talks

 
YASUNAMI Seisuke, NWATA Yoshinao, YAMAMOTO Kayo, HIGUCHI Masahiko, YAMAUCHI Hisako, ARAKI Tamao
The 1st JAAL in JACET Academic Conference   1 Dec 2018   The Japan Association of College English Teacers
YASUNAMI Seisuke
14th Annual CamTESOL Conference on English Language Teaching   10 Feb 2018   CamTESOL
Developing Online Learning Materials for Science Departments to Facilitate Autonomous English Learning
YASUNAMI Seisuke
The 57th National Conference   6 Aug 2017   The Japan Association for Language Education & Technology
English Curriculum Reformation
YASUNAMI Seisuke
10 Jun 2017   JACET ESP Kyushu-Okinawa
Developing Online Learning Materials for Science Faculties to Facilitate English Learning Online/F2F
YASUNAMI Seisuke
The Third Myanmar –Japan International Symposium   4 Dec 2016   Pathein University
Development of flipped jigsaw supported language learning system
Kojiro HATA, Masanori YAMADA, Yoshiko GODA, Hideya MATSUKAWA, Seisuke YASUNAMI
100   18 Sep 2016   
A Comparative Introduction to Major Course Management System-ATutor, Moodle & WebCT
YASUNAMI Seisuke
2004   JALT
CALL and Learner's Reaction
YASUNAMI Seisuke
2002   JACET, Kyushu-Okinawa Chapter, ESP SIG

Research Grants & Projects

 
Project Year: Apr 2014 - Mar 2017    Investigator(s): YASUNAMI Seisuke
Project Year: Apr 2011 - Mar 2014    Investigator(s): YASUNAMI Seisuke
Project Year: Apr 2005 - Mar 2008    Investigator(s): YOKOYAMA Shozo
Project Year: Apr 2003 - Mar 2005    Investigator(s): Yokoyama Shozo
http://kojimakei.jp/english/scientific/scientific2005.pdf Secondly, we pointed out the importance of ‘sub-technical' vocabulary in teaching ESP to be taught by the language instructors.
Thirdly, we have developed an ESP syllabus and materials mode...

Social Contribution

 
Academic adviser
[Advisor, Organizing Member]  100  1 Apr 2011 - 31 Mar 2014
理事
[Advisor, Planner, Organizing Member]  100  1 Apr 2006 - 31 Mar 2010
Lecturer
[Lecturer, Planner]  100  1 Oct 2007 - 29 Feb 2008
Super English Language High School
[Lecturer, Advisor, Organizing Member]  Kagoshima Joho High School  1 Apr 2004 - 31 Mar 2007
Lecturer
[Lecturer]  100  23 Dec 2006 - 24 Dec 2006