Toshinori Saito

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Toshinori Saito
Seisa University
Graduate School of Practitioners in Education
Job title
Associate Professor
Master of Media and Governance [M.M.G.](Keio University)
Research funding number

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2017
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Practitioners in Education, Seisa University
Apr 2006
Mar 2017
Associate Professor, Professional Program of School Education, Japan Professional School of Education


Apr 1997
Mar 2002
Doctoral Program, Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio University
Apr 1995
Mar 1997
Master's Program, Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keno University
Apr 1991
Mar 1995
Faculty of Policy Management, Keno University

Awards & Honors

Incentive Prize, Summer Symposium in Suzuka 2007, Information Processing Society of Japan / Computers in Education

Published Papers

International Comparison of College-Level Computing Education
Tetsuro Kakeshita, Eriko Uematsu, Toshinori Saito
Proceedings of 2018 IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment, and Learning for Engineering (TALE)   228-235   Dec 2018   [Refereed]
Don Passey, Miri Shonfeld, Lon Appleby, Miriam Judge, Toshinori Saito, Anneke Smits
Technology, Knowledge and Learning   (0123456789)    Aug 2018   [Refereed]
This theoretical paper is concerned with conceptualising a major issue that faces all those concerned with and charged with influencing the future of equity in education—the need for digital agency (DA). The paper offers a rationale for this conce...
Toshinori Saito
Tomorrow’s Learning: Involving Everyone – Learning with and about technologies and computing   1-10   2017   [Refereed]
The paper discusses a research into civil empowerment in a developed country through promoting learning opportunities of computing and informatics based on a question as follows: What kind of possibility and limitation can be found in educational ...
The key competencies in informatics and ICT viewed from Nussbaum’s ten central capabilities
Toshinori Saito
KEYCIT2014 Key Competencies in Informatics and ICT   253-266   Oct 2015   [Refereed]
Teaching Programming in Terms of Supporting Socially Vulnerable Youths: A Qualitative Study of Capability Expansion and Approaching Digital Equity through Computing Education
Toshinori Saito
IFIP TC3 Working Conference "A New Culture of Learning: Computing and next Generations" Proceeding   391-392   Jul 2015
Informatics Education for the Democratic State of Society: A Discussion on the Fundamental Reason and the Practical Aspects
Toshinori Saito
Comprehensive studies of education. Journal of Japan Professional School of Education   (8) 43-50   Jun 2015   [Refereed]
Issues of Media and Information literacy Curriculum for Teachers in Japan
Masato Wada, Yosuke Morimoto, Toshinori Saito
Japanese Journal of Educational Media Research   21(2) 11-24   Mar 2015   [Refereed]
An Examination of the Democratic Purposes of Informatics Educatio
Toshinori Saito
WCCE2013 10th IFIP World Conference on Computer in Education Proceedings   301-302   Jul 2013
An Examination of the Pedagogical Purposes of Informatics Education in Public Education: The Building of Capabilities and the roles of Informatics Education
Toshinori Saito
2012(4) 131-138   Aug 2012   [Refereed]
The Human Development Process and Informatics Education in the 21st Century
Toshinori Saito
KCKS2010 Held as Part of WCC 2010 Proceedings   354-360   Sep 2010   [Refereed]
A Proposal of New Learning Strategy for Media Literacy Utilizing Mobile Media : Based on the Exploration of "Cell Phone Picture Workshops"
Rumiko Nakamura, Toshinori Saito
Japanese Journal of Educational Media Research   16(2) 1-16   Mar 2010   [Refereed]

Books etc

Rethinking Learning in a Digital Age: EDUsummIT 2017 Summary Reports
Shonfeld, M., Passey, D., Appleby, L., Judge, M., Saito, T., & Smith, A (Part:Joint Work, Digital Aagency to Empower Equity in Education (pp.39-45))
UNESCO   Nov 2017   
Discovering Media Literacy: Teaching Digital Media and Popular Culture in Elementary School
Renee Hobbs, David Cooper Moore (Part:Joint Translation)
Mar 2016   

Conference Activities & Talks

Learning Computing as a Step toward Social Inclusion
Toshinori Saito
IFIP TC3 Joint Conference: Stakeholder and Information Technology in Education   7 Jul 2016   
A Study of the Influence of the home environment on the elementary students' enjoyability of learning programming
Toshinori Saito
31 Jan 2016   
A Study of the Influence of the home environment on the elementary students' enjoyability of learning programming
Toshinori Saito
19 Nov 2015   

Research Grants & Projects

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: KAKENHI(Multi-year Fund), Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(C)
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): Toshinori Saito