Yumenavi @ Fukuoka

This Saturday I am going to participate for the second time in the Yumenavi event for high-school students. This time I will be in Fukuoka talking about ICT and Liberal Arts. Although the connection might not be obvious for some people, I hope students can get the idea and hopefully they will get interested about learning and thinking in English.

Conference on Global Higher Education

Beginning of June, me and Debra presented at the “The Third Annual Conference on Global Higher Education at Lakeland College Japan”. It was nice to be in a conference again and exchange ideas with other scholars. More pleasant was the fact that I was presenting about something that is having an impact on our students and actually working in practice, not only theory. [display-posts tag=”moodle” image_size=”thumbnail”] This time, I was showing how active learning and critical thinking are achieved through Read More …

JSMBE54

The study presented here relates a tissue hardness (stiffness) measurement system, or more precisely for example, external labor transducer for monitoring of gravidae, including possible cases of fetal and maternal combined signal transducer. As a theory of measurement, suction cup is applied on subject body surface where the tissue hardness thereon or shallow depth, is to be measured. Unlike conventional “pushing” type measurement, our method is to apply negative pressure (sucking) thereon by suction cup. Response of the body surface Read More …