KAWAI Goh

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Name
KAWAI Goh
Alternative names
Goh Kawai
E-mail
gohkawai.com
URL
https://goh.kawai.com/
Affiliation
Hokkaido University
Section
Center for Language Learning
Job title
Professor
Degree
PhD in information and communication engineering(University of Tokyo)
Other affiliation
Hokkaido University
Research funding number
70312981

Profile

Goh Kawai is a professor of educational engineering at Hokkaido University, Center for Language Learning. Goh designs and evaluates online learning systems for autonomous or blended learning. All of Goh's former graduate students currently teach English or Japanese language at high schools and universities. Goh has been awarded the Hokkaido University president's award for teaching excellence, the university's highest honor. Goh has a BA in linguistics (University of Tokyo), an MA in educational technology (International Christian University), and a PhD in information and communication engineering (University of Tokyo). Goh holds a teacher's license for English language at middle schools and high schools in Japan. Goh conducted research and teaching at Xerox PARC, SRI International, University of Tokyo, University of California Santa Cruz, Oregon Health & Science University, Hokkaido University, and University of Antwerp. Goh's inventions include Glexa (online learner management system), and Discourseware (multimedia conversation courseware system). For Goh's full bio and recent activities, visit http://goh.kawai.com. Goh's email address is goh@kawai.com.

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
2003
 - 
Today
Professor of Educational Engineering, Center for Language Learning, Hokkaido University
 
2007
 - 
2008
Visiting Professor, Instituut voor Onderwijs en Informatiewetenschappen, Universiteit Antwerpen (University of Antwerp)
 
2000
 - 
2003
Research Scientist, Center for Spoken Language Understanding, Oregon Health & Science University
 
1999
 - 
2000
Researcher, Department of Psychology, University of California Santa Cruz
 
1999
 - 
1999
Research Associate, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Tokyo
 
1988
 - 
1996
Research Linguist, Speech Technology Research Laboratory, SRI International
 
1986
 - 
1988
Research Assistant, Xerox Palo Alto Research Center
 

Education

 
 
 - 
1999
Information and Communication Engineering, Department of Engineering, University of Tokyo
 
 
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1986
Educational Technology, Department of Education, International Christian University
 
 
 - 
1984
Department of Linguistics, University of Tokyo
 

Awards & Honors

 
Jun 2014
Case study of an online English language course that emphasizes self-assessment of speaking and writing, Best Paper Award, World Conference on Educational Media & Technology (EdMedia 2014)
 
Mar 2013
President's Award for Teaching Excellence, Hokkaido University
 
2004
Japan Information and Culturology Society Award, Japan Information and Culturology Society
Winner: Goh Kawai
 

Published Papers

 
Identifying and activating receptive vocabulary by an online vocabulary survey and an online writing task
Ivy Chu-hui Lin and Goh Kawai
CALL communities and culture – short papers from EUROCALL 2016   271-276   Dec 2016   [Refereed]
Designing XML schema for classroom discourse visual representation through XSLT
Noriaki Katagiri and Goh Kawai
Journal of the Hokkaido University of Education   66(2) 1-16   Feb 2016   [Refereed]
Tabulating transcripts and coding on COLT part B scheme to quantify classroom interaction analysis categories
Noriaki Katagiri and Goh Kawai
HELES Journal   14 23-41   Dec 2014   [Refereed]
Noriaki Katagiri and Goh Kawai
Acoustical Science and Technology   34(2) 94-104   Mar 2013   [Refereed]
Using classroom corpora to train preservice language teachers in disfluencies and feedback
Noriaki Katagiri, Goh Kawai, and Yoshiki Yokoyama
HELES Journal   12 3-20   Dec 2012   [Refereed]
Real-time visualization of English pronunciation on an IPA chart based on articulatory feature extraction
Yurie Iribe, Takurou Mori, Kouichi Katsurada, Goh Kawai, and Tsuneo Nitta
Proceedings of Interspeech 2012      Sep 2012   [Refereed]
Hiroko Hirano, Keikichi Hirose, Goh Kawai, Nobuaki Minematsu
Journal of the Acoustical Society of Japan   65(2) 69-80   Feb 2009   [Refereed]

Books etc

 
Pragmatic Competence
Takafumi Utashiro and Goh Kawai (Part:Joint Work, Blended learning for Japanese reactive tokens: Effects of computer-led, instructor-led, and peer-based instruction)
Mouton de Gruyter   Sep 2009   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Description of an online learning course for English language at Hokkaido University
KAWAI Goh
Eurocall   22 Aug 2017   

Research Grants & Projects

 
(1) Language processing technology integrated with linguistic knowledge. (1.1) Computational phonetics. (1.2) Educational technology incorporating language processing. (2) Language processing technology applied to nonnative language learning. (2.1) Pee・・・
Public/Private Cooperative Joint Researches
Project Year: 2008 - 2009
(1) Language processing technology integrated with linguistic knowledge.
(1.1) Computational phonetics.
(1.2) Educational technology incorporating language processing.
(2) Language processing technology applied to nonnative language learning.
(2.1...