川口 広美

Education Profession Unit (Pedagogic Researcher Cluster), Associate Professor
My main research interests are Citizenship Education, Social Studies, teacher education and curriculum studies. I wrote my PhD dissertation on citizenship education in England focusing on the process of curriculum development by teachers in the contexts of classroom, school, and community. Throughout my research career, I often use the qualitative tools to look at the educational practices because of the reflection of my research topics.

I have also been interested in comparative approach and doing collaborative researches currently. One such project, funded by JSPS, investigate the teacher education for diverse society in Japan and Norway. Our team have had interviewed with teacher educators and pre-service teachers in both countries and done classroom observation. The other project examine the preserve teachers’ perceptions about controversial issues based on their experience in schools and university. I also started to comparative research of citizenship education between, Philippines and Austria. Their foreign perspectives always give me a fresh look to reassess what we regard as ‘ordinary’ or ‘normal’ in Japan, and re-evaluate the originalities of our own.

In EVRI, I am a member of “Educational Profession Study Unit”, conducting researches on required competencies for teachers and pedagogical researchers. I would like to expand my research interests to reveal how the roles of teachers and pedagogical researchers should respond to this changing world of globalization, and how teacher education can help them grow professionally.

研究業績Research Results

Kawaguchi, H. (2017). The process of curriculum development on citizenship education in England. Kazama Shobo: Tokyo, Japan.

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Iwata, S., Kusahara, K., Kawaguchi, H. (2018). A qualitative study of the process of development for initial teacher educators:The influence of experiences as TA on the identity development. The bulletin of Japanese curriculum research and development. 41, 1. (in printing)

Kawaguchi,H., Kusahara, K., Ogawa, M. (2017). What Japanese High School Teachers Say About Social Studies, The Journal of Social Studies Education, Vol.6. pp.97-pp.112 

Hashiguchi, Y., Kitayma, Y., Kawaguchi, H. et al. (2017) Student teachers' perceptions of national citizenship : A study of seven institutions in Japan and Norway. International education, 23, pp.13-22.

・Hashizaki, Y. & Kawaguchi, H. (2010). Japanese social studies teachers’ perceptions on curriculum development. Presentation given at International Assembly, NCSS 90th Annual Conference in Denver Convention Center, USA,
・Kawaguchi, H., Kusahara, K. & Ogawa, M. (2011). What Japanese young adolescents know and think about citizenship and civic engagement: An analysis from the 2007-09 National citizenship study. Presented at the 7th CitizED International Conference in Emory University, USA
・Kawaguchi, H., Kusahara, K. & Ogawa, M. (2012). What Japanese school teachers say about social studies. Presented at the College and University Faculty Assembly, NCSS 92nd Annual Conference in the Seattle convention center, USA.
・Kawaguchi, H., Kusahara, K. & Ogawa, M. (2013). Realities in classrooms: Japanese social studies teachers’ teaching and perceptions. Presented at the 9th CitizED International Conference in Campus Innovation Centre in Tokyo.
・Kawaguchi, H., Osaka, Y. (2016). How teacher educators in Japan grasp their identity: comparison between research-driven and practice-driven teacher educators? Presented at ATEE Conference 2016 in Leids Congres Bureau, Netherland.

研究テーマ・研究関心Research Concern

Citizenship education
Social studies education
Curriculum studies
Comparative studies
Teacher education
Education for teacher educators

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