Mariko Bando and Bruce Stronach in front of TUJ campus
SWU Chancellor Mariko Bando (right) and TUJ Dean Bruce Stronach (at the TUJ entrance after the new building launch ceremony in August 2019)

Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ) will organize “US-Japan Academic Forum 2020” together with Showa Women’s University (SWU), with which it shares a campus in Setagaya City.

Faculty will share views and practical tips on how to effectively run online classes. Lively discussion among university administrators, faculty, staff, as well as high school teachers, and those in the education industry, is expected to further promote the globalization of Japanese higher education.


“US-Japan Academic Forum 2020” - Detailed information

Date and Time Friday, September 18 14:00-15:30 JST
Style Zoom Webinar (Simultaneous interpretation will be provided)
Theme “Online Teaching and Beyond”
Program

Opening address by Mariko Bando, Chancellor, SWU

Presentations(14:00-15:00)

  • “The role of online learning in higher education”
    Shimpei Toyofuku, The Center for Global Communications (GLOCOM)
    Associate Professor, International University of Japan
  • “Teaching during the pandemic”
    Karl Neubert, Associate Professor, TUJ
  • “Online Teaching: Designing a quality program in the time of COVID-19”
    Karen Bowley, Program Director, Showa Boston Institute for Language and Culture
  • “Impact on students of online education”
    Makoto Yururi, Associate Professor, SWU
  • “The state of higher education in the United States”
    George Miller, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, TUJ

Q&A session(15:00-15:30)

Closing address by Matt Wilson, Dean, TUJ (*from September 14, 2020)

Registration Closed

Registrations and Inquiries
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