FUKAO Yuriko International Student Center, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, As, 留学生センター, 助教授 (90272640)
NISHINA Kikuko International Student Center, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Professor, 留学生センター, 教授 (40198479)
GOMI Masanobu International Student Center, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Associate Professor, 留学生センター, 助教授 (00225674)
HARRISON Richard Department of Japanese and Chinese Language, University of Melbournes, Associate, 日本語中国語学部, 助教授 (70314052)
OTSUBO Kazuo Department of Literature, Tohoku University, Professor, 文学部, 教授 (20115538)
UNEDAYA Keiko Department of Asian Languages and Culture, University of Michigan, Lecuturer, アジア言語文化学部, 講師 (20293384)
山本 一枝 ゾン ジョンズホプキンズ大学, 語学教育センター, 講師
FUKADA Atsushi Department of Foreign Languages and Literature, Purdue University, Associate Pro, 外国語外国文学部, 助教授 (30199161)
HATASA Kazumi Department of Foreign Languages and Literature, Purdue University, Associate Pro, 外国語外国文学部, 準教授
TSUTSUI Michio Department of Technical Communication, University of Washington, Associate Profe, 工学部, 準教授
オーミルズ デビッド ピッツバーグ大学, 東アジア言語文化部, 準教授
WATANABE Mitsuo Institute of Education, University of Tsukuba, Professor, 教育学系, 教授 (90015850)
YAMAMOTO Hilofumi Institute of Literature and Linguistics, University of Tsukuba, Assistant Profes, 文芸言語学系, 講師 (30241756)
SAKAI Takako Institute of Literature and Linguistics, University of Tsukuba, Assistant Profes, 文芸言語学系, 講師 (40215588)
KAISER Stefan Institute of Literature and Linguistics, University of Tsukuba, Professor, 文芸言語学系, 教授 (20260466)
YAMAMOTO ZON Kazue Language Education Center, Johns Hopkins University, Lecturer
MILLS David O Department of East Asian Languages, University of Pittsburgh, Associate Professo
From 7th May to 9th May 1996, Associate Professor Atsushi Fukada from Purdue University attended the M.I.T.Summer Intersive Techinical Japanese Course and installed the CATERS (Computer-Assisted TEchnical Reading System) in the computer service system of M.I.T.The orientation concerning the use of CATERS for the students of the summer course was carried out by the director of the course, Prof.David O.Mills, at the beginning of June.
During the period from 22nd May to 20th June 1996, Prof.Fukada visited the International Student Center of the University of Tsukuba several times to attend meetings concerning the improvement of CATERS.Based on the discussions held at Tsukuba, Prof.Fukada next worked on improving the software of CATERS at Nagoya University.
During July 1996, Assistant Professor Hilofumi Yamamoto and Associate Professor Chieko Kano from the University of Tsukuba visited M.I.T.to evaluate the system. Questionnaires were conducted to assess the general impression of CATERS as w
ell as the learning characteristics of students using the system. Instructors and students were interviewed regarding the effectiveness of CATERS and students were further given a reading test. Finally, reading classes were observed for a week in order to analyze the reading comprehension learning process of students.
In October 1996, Prof.Michio Tsutsui from the University of Washington, Prof.Keiko Unedaya form the University of Michigan, Prof.Kazue Yamamoto Zon from Johns Hopkins University and Prof.Richard Harrison form the University of Melbourne were invited to the University of Tsukuba. They and all the members of this project in Japan met together at the "Teaching Technical Japanese : Reading Instruction of Technical Japanese Documents" on the 26th of October. A meeting concerning the final report of this project was also held.
From 17th December 1996 to 12th January 1997, Prof.Kazumi Hatasa visited the University of Tsukuba and attended another meeting concerning the final report. He wrote about the improvement of the system by consulting with Prof.Fukada by E-mail. Less