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Chiba University
Faculty of Education
Job title
Chiba University
Other affiliation
Faculty of Education


His major field is educational technology and educational for international development.
He used to work for Faculty of Education, Toyama University, and did studies regarding Educational Technology. Then, he moved to National Institute of Multimedia Education (NIME), and was involved in a project to study Faculty Development and Distance Education. He also had experiences to contribute to Japan International Cooperation Agencies (JICA) as a training expert in Thailand, Malaysia, and Papua New Guinea.
Recently, he gave instruction to directors of educational TV in African, South American and Asian countries at JICA Okinawa training center. During 2014, he had a chance of a sabbatical leave, and had joint studies in Chulalongkorn University and Silpakorn University in Thailand.
As his social contribution activities, he is an executive member of All Japan Organization of Social Contribution (AJOSC) and Association of Educational Information for International Communication (AEIIC).
Now, he teaches at Faculty of Education (B.Ed course) and Graduate School of Education (Professional degree course), and Graduate School of Humanities and Studies on Public Affairs (Ph.D. course), Chiba University. His recent publication is “Information Communication Technology and Changes of Education”, In Novel Situation of Education. Chap. 15, The Center for Research and Development in Teacher Education, Faculty of Education, Chiba University (ed.), Tokyo: Hukumura Pub.
Prof. Yoshida is the member of the Japan Society for Educational Technology and Japan Association for College and University Education.

Research Areas

  • Education / Education / Education for International Understandings
  • Education / Education / International Development for Education
  • Science education/Educational technology / Educational technology / 
  • Education / Education / Instructional Design

Academic & Professional Experience

Sep 2018
Guest Professor, Central China Normal University
Apr 2017
Professor, Department of Humanities and Studies on Public Affairs, Chiba University, Graduate School of Humanities and Studies on Public Affairs
Apr 2016
Professor, Center for Research, Training and Guidance in Educational Practice, The Faculty of Education, Chiba University

Awards & Honors

Nov 2015
Outstanding Paper Award, The International Conference on Education, Psychology, and Learning
Winner: YOSHIDA, Masami
Mar 2015
Highly Commended Paper, The 8th International Conference on Education Reform for Social Justice
Winner: YOSHIDA, Masami
Jun 2014
Best Paper, Global Trends in Academic Research 2014
Winner: YOSHIDA, Masami

Published Papers

International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning   13(10) 208-224   Oct 2018   [Refereed]
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning   13(5) 4-18   May 2018   [Refereed]
We investigated the Social Network System (SNS) competencies of high school students in Japan. Student groups (from cities or regional areas) and the opinions of their teachers were compared. Twenty-five UNESCO criteria in three competency categor...
National Academy of Managerial Staff of Culture and Arts Herald   (1) 551-558   Feb 2018   [Refereed]
Yoshida, M. & Thammetar, T.
PEOPLE: International Journal of Social Sciences   3(2) 2075-2095   Nov 2017   [Refereed]
Communication using Twitter by educators who attended a conference of a centralized position was investigated to better understand the possibility to expand their Twitter communication in the backchannel of the conference. As a target, conferences...
Advanced Science Letters   23(2) 920-924   Feb 2017   [Refereed]
© 2017 American Scientific Publishers All rights reserved.This study investigated the opinions of Japanese High School teachers in terms of their perceived students’ competency regarding media information literacy (MIL) for the social network serv...
Journal of Education and Training Studies   5(2) 53-62   Feb 2017   [Refereed]
ERIC Number: EJ1125773
International Journal of Information and Educational Technology   6(7) 550-554   Jul 2016   [Refereed]
The study in this article aims to draw scholarly information communication of designers of in-service courses. In Japan, the system of periodical compulsory training for in-service teachers was introduced. These trainings were designed by local un...
Yoshida, M., Thammetar, T., and Duangshinda, V.
International Journal of Educational Science and Research   6(3) 99-110   Jun 2016   [Refereed]
Yoshida, M., Thammetar, T.
Advanced Science Engineering and Medicine   7(7) 550-556   Jul 2015   [Refereed]
Journal of Industrial and Intelligent Information   3(4) 314-317   Jul 2014   [Refereed]
A hashtag of Twitter was announced in a discourse of a centralized conference for in-service educators. Emerged online communication was analyzed by using social graph theory. In addition, online survey of educators who tweeted with a hashtag was ...
YOSHIDA Masami and Thammetar Thapanee
The Social Sciences   10(2) 194-200   Feb 2015   [Refereed]
Advanced Science Letters   21 2390-2395   Jan 2015   [Refereed]
© 2015 American Scientific Publishers.A Twitter hashtag was announced to participants in a local workshop for in-service teachers. The online communication data that emerged were collected through the application programming interface and analyzed...
YOSHIDA Masami and Thammetar Thapanee
Computer Technology and Application   4(4) 202-211   Apr 2013   [Refereed]
Studies on Humanities and Social Sciences of Chiba University   (26) 1-12   Mar 2013
Investigational study in this article aims to outline the dissemination and issues of training courses of media information literacy for in-service teachers in Chiba prefecture. An investigation was conducted to value priority vectors of selected ...
Bulletin of The Faculty of Education, Chiba University   60(0) 151-157   Mar 2012
Ministry of Education, Thailand, operates Thailand Cyber University(TCU)project in Commission on Higher Education as the headquarters to promote ICT in education of universities. As the major missions of TCU, TCU develops and disseminates a free o...
Bulletin of the Faculty of Education, Chiba University   (17) 69-81   Mar 2010
Bulletin of The Faculty of Education, Chiba University   58 257-262   Mar 2010
Reflecting increasing mobility of foreign students in education and capability building of human resources, international cooperation in education also has transformed. U.S. is no longer the only destination for foreign students. Many developed co...
Kasai, Takahisa, Tsutida, Yuuichi, & Yoshida, Masami
Research in teaching strategies and learning activities   (17) 1-14   Mar 2010

Books etc

Novel Situation of Education
YOSHIDA Masami (Part:Contributor, Online Communication and Changes in Education)
Tokyo: Hukumura Pub.   Jun 2017   
the Latest Information of Education. Textbook for Training for Renewal of Teachers' License. Third Edition.
YOSHIDA Masami (Part:Contributor, Countermeasures and Culture Preparation of Cyberbullying)
Tokyo: Hukumura Pub.   May 2013   

Conference Activities & Talks

Brokers in Two Types of Online Learning Groups [Invited]
8th July at the 10th TCU International e-Learning Conference 2019   8 Jul 2019   Thailand Cyber University Project, Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation
MOOCs in the Future Institutional Reform to Activate Learning Analytics (LA) for Asian Universities [Invited]
Yoshida, M. Khlaisang, J.
The 9th TCU International e-Learning Conference 2018. MOOCs and Beyond   19 Jul 2018   
Students' Communication Patterns in Social Graphs
International Conference on Teaching and Learning (ICOTAL2018)   20 Feb 2018   
Communication in Graphs
International Conference on Education and Learning (ICEL2017)   18 Aug 2017   
Potential Possibilities of Enhancing Online Communication of Educators in Conferences
Yoshida, M. & Thammetar, T.
The 21st International Conference on Teaching, Education & Learning (ICTEL)   26 Jul 2017   
Innovative Teaching of Schools in Japan [Invited]
Yoshida, M. & Takano, T.
The 8th TCU International e-Learning Conference 2017. Innovative Innovations in Education   21 Jul 2017   
Deployment of a Digital Textbook Conforming to a Textbook
Yoshida, M., Takano, T.
The 7th Indonesia Japan Joint Scientific Symposium (IJJSS2016)   22 Nov 2016   
Recognition of Teachers about Pupils’ Competencies to use Social Network System
The 2nd International Conference on Frontiers of Educational Technologies (ICFET 2016)   29 Sep 2016   
Overview of Digital Textbooks in Japan [Invited]
The Seventh International e-Learning Conference 2016. Disruptive Innovations in Education   28 Jul 2016   
Effects of Social Networks to Communication of Learners
The 2016 International Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education Conference   7 Jul 2016   
Recognition of Teachers about Students’ Competencies of Media and Information Literacy for SNS
International Conference on Education (ICOED) 2016   12 Apr 2016   
International Journal of Educational Science and Research
Yoshida, M., Thammetar, T., Duangshinda, V.
4th International Symposium on Education, Psychology and Social Sciences (ISEPSS) 2016   10 Mar 2016   
Incorporating the Opinions of Teachers and Pre-Service Students to Design a New Lesson Plan
Yoshida, M., Theeraroungchaisri, A., Pengsuparp, T.
International Conference on Education, Psychology, and Learning. LCEPL2015-Fall   12 Nov 2015   
Investigation of Protectionism of In-Service Teachers Regarding Social Media Use by Students
The Forth International Conference on E-Learning and E-technologies in Education   10 Sep 2015   
Perspective Views of Empowerment and Protectionism of In-service Teachers about Using Social Media in Education [Invited]
The Sixth International e-Learning Conference 2015. Global Trends in Digital Learning   20 Jul 2015   
Study on Potential Online Communication of Regional In-service Training
Yoshida, M., Duangchinda, V.
International Conference on Education (ICOED) 2015   2 Jun 2015   
Comparative Study to Understand the Potential Difference of Communication in Group Learning
The 8th International Conference on Education Reform for Social Justice (ICER 2015)   27 May 2015   
Study on Dissemination of Scholarly Papers with Open Source Options about Regional In-service Courses
7th International Conference on Computer Research and Development; ICCRD 2015   7 Feb 2015   
Analysis of an Online Community of an International Cultural Project
Yoshida M., Thammetar, T.
The 2015 International Conferences on Socio-Cultural Relationship and Education Pedagogy Learning Sciences; SOCIO-CULTURAL 2015   31 Jan 2015   
Study on Online Communication Emerged from Centralized Conference
6th International Conference on Information and Multimedia Technology (ICIMT)   9 Dec 2014   
Analysis of Online Community for Business Project in the Foreign Country
Yoshida, M., Thammetar, T.
The 6th Indonesia Japan Joint Scientific Symposium; IJJSS 2014   30 Oct 2014   

Research Grants & Projects

Overseas investigation on communication among teachers appeared from centralized in-service training coferences
JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research: 基盤研究(B)
Project Year: Apr 2014 - Mar 2018    Investigator(s): 吉田 雅巳
Investigation on Learning Environment of Japanese-Language Students supported by Distance Tutoring
JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research: 基盤研究(C)
Project Year: 2009 - 2012    Investigator(s): 吉田 雅巳 千葉大学, 大学院・人文社会科学研究科, 教授 (80221670)
In this investigational study, the author conducted tryouts of distance assistances for Japanese-language learners and instructors in overseas by using both synchronous and asynchronous mode of communication. And, the author analyzed learning envi...
Study on Multi-sites Synchronous Cooperation for Papua New Guinea
JSPS: 基盤研究(C)
Project Year: 2006 - 2008    Investigator(s): 吉田 雅巳 千葉大学, 教育学部, 教授 (80221670)
Development of Satellite Distance Program
Project Year: 1999 - 2000    Investigator(s): 吉田 雅巳 メディア教育開発センター, 研究開発部, 助教授 (80221670)
In this research, we invited foreign counterpart researchers to Japan, and developed educational TV programs. And, these programs were transmitted by the PanAmSat Pas4,5 &8 to the world on 3,4 March. Research sites were selected in Thailand and In...


Sep 2019   Guest researcher
Invited guest researcher
From 8-21 September
Cost of research, accommodation and air were covered by
The Faculty of Industrial Education and Technology, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang