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Waseda University
Faculty of Education and Integrated Arts and Sciences School of Education
Job title
Ph. D.(The University of Tokyo)
Research funding number

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Oct 1989
Associate Professor,, Dibvision of Research and Development, National Institute of Multimedia Education
Apr 1995
Mar 1997
Visiting Researcher, The Center for Studies in Higher Education, University of California, Berkeley
Apr 1997
Mar 2008
Associate Professor(~200106), Professor(200107~), Division of Research and Development, National Institute of Multimedia Education
Professor, Waseda University
Apr 2008
Professor, Faculty of Education and Integrated Arts and Sciences, Waseda University


Apr 1977
Mar 1981
Department of Japanerse History, Faculty of Literature, The University of Tokyo
Apr 1981
Mar 1989
Sociology of Education, Graduate School of Education, The University of Tokyo

Published Papers

"Global Human Resource Development" and University Education in Japan : From the Perspective of "Localism" in Discussion among Actors(<Special Issue>Globalization and the Contents of Education)
Japanese journal of educational research   81(2) 164-175   Jun 2014
The aim of this paper is to analyze the policies discussed since 2000 regarding "Global Human Resource Development" among actors (mass media (newspapers), industry, government (the Ministries of Economy, Trade and Industry [METI] and of Education,...
Possibilities for the Social Theory of Education::The Purpose of this Special Issue and Agenda of Education Research
The Journal of Educational Sociology   94(0) 137-149   2014
The aim of this paper is 1. to explain the purpose of this special issue ("Possibilities of a Social Theory of Education"), 2. to summarize the six papers that have been contributed and to find a new research direction in the sociology of educatio...
吉田 文
日本労働研究雑誌   629 55-66   2012
吉田 文
日本生涯教育学会年報   33 3-21   2012
From Quality Control to Quality Assurance in Higher Education: Japan’s Twenty years of Experience
Quality Assurance for Higher Education and Assessment   103-114   2012

Books etc

「グローバリゼーションと大学」『シリーズ大学1 グローバリゼーション,社会変動と大学』
岩波書店   2013   ISBN:9784000286114
「序論—大学を取り巻くグローバリゼーションと未来」『シリーズ大学1 グローバリゼーション,社会変動と大学』
吉田 文
岩波書店   2013   ISBN:9784000286114
“The State and Private Higher Education in Japan: the end of egalitarian policy?,” Higher Education and the State: changing relationships in Europa and East Asia
Aya YOSHIDA (Part:Contributor)
Symposium Books Ltd.   2013   ISBN:9781873927762
"ICT Use in Education in Japan, " Meta-Survey on Effective Use of ICT in Education in Asia and Pacific
Aya YOSHIDA (Part:Contributor)
UNESCO   2003   
Roadblocks on the Information Highway: Institutional Barriers to the IT Revolution in Japanese Education
Aya YOSHIDA and Jane BACHNIK (Part:Contributor)
Lexington Books: Lanham:MD   2003   

Research Grants & Projects

Factors of Organizational Context Towards Curriculum Improvement through the Usage of Referential Standards
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2020
The Introduction and Reform of Liberal Education and the Transformation of Higher Education System: Comparative Study among Japan, Grate Britain, Austraria, China and Hong Kong
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2019
How Working Adults Graduate Students ar not evaluated in labor market?-The Trilennma among Graduate Students, Eduction of Graduate Schools and Labor Markets
Project Year: Apr 2013 - Mar 2016
The aim of this research is to analyze how graduate students (specifically masters' course of study in humanities and social sciences) are evaluated by labor markets from the viewpoint of three countries (Japan, US, China). The framework of this s...
Project Year: 2010 - 2013
Our research group has developed the student surveys systems for learning improvement, so called JCIRP (Japanese Cooperative Institutional Research Program) since 2004. Our program consists of three student surveys such as Japanese Freshman Survey...
Project Year: 2007 - 2009
Teaching and learning issues have been widely discussed in higher education institutions but usually from a single institution perspective. Benchmarking efforts that allow institutions to compare data have enriched the conversations by allowing cr...