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Jissen Women's University
Ph.D.(Ochanomizu University)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2017
Professor, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Jissen Women's University


Apr 1985
Mar 1987
University of the Sacred Heart

Books etc

Handbook of Children and the Media, 2nd edition [Chapter 34 Media Literacy and Media Education]
Dorothy G. Singer & Jerome L. Singer (Editors)
Sage   2011   ISBN:978-1-4129-8242-9
This chapter summarizes some of the trends that have been developed around the world for media literacy and media education for young children and focuses on screen-based media. The first half of the chapter outlines integral definitions and conc...
Media Literacy Education for Japanese Pre-school and Elementary School Children
Kazama shobou   Feb 2011   
The publishing this book is supported by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Grant-in Aid for Publication of Scientific Research Results 2009-2010.
The purpose of this book is to foster children's Media Literacy (ML) by focusing on ...

Conference Activities & Talks

"Fun with Meida!" Sart Program of Media and Information Literacy for Japanese Kindergartners and Elementary School First-Graders
The 12th International Conference for Media in Education (ICoME) 2014   26 Aug 2014   The 12th International Conference for Media in Education (ICoME) 2014
Media Literacy Education for Japanese Pre-school and Elementary School Children
National Association for Media Literacy Education Conference 2011   23 Jul 2011   
This presentation based on the first development research on media literacy education for early childhood and later childhood in Japan.
New Media Literacy Education Project "Fun with Media!" for Japanese Kindergarteners and Elementary School Children
World Summit on Media for Children and Youth, 2010   15 Jun 2010   
The purpose of this research project was to examine the effectiveness of new media literacy curriculum in the transitional period from kindergartens to elementary to solve the"1st grader problems"in Japan. The results reveal media literacy activi...
Development and Implementation of Media Literacy Curriculum for Kindergarteners and Elementary School Children
ICoME 2009   28 Aug 2009   
I developed and implemented the world's first spiral media literacy project in the "transitional period." In the first phase (5-year-old kindergarteners) of the period, children learned basic media literacy knowledge about making a commercial and...