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Doctoral Degree Program / Major in Human Developmental Studies

The Major in Human Developmental Studies aims to foster highly specialized professionals and researchers who have the advanced specialized knowledge and can solve the issues related to human development. To achieve this aim, this program intends to cultivate skills to analyze and solve issues of human development in the home, school, society, and elsewhere, from the perspectives of the living environment, culture and education.

Degrees to be awarded
Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Philosophy in Literature, Doctor of Philosophy in Education

博士後期課程 人間形成研究専攻

Major in Human Developmental Studies

Character building culture

Character building culture
  • Sensory information research
    (NIIMI Ryosuke)
  • Perceptual practice research
    (NAKAJIMA Yutaka)
  • Character formation research
    (FUKUSHIMA Osamu)
  • Character measurement research
    (NAMIKAWA Tsutomu)
  • Cognitive action research
    (KOBAYASHI Megumi)
  • Modern society research
    (MATSUI Katsuhiro)
  • Recognition philosophy research
    (ABE Fukuko)
  • Comparison thought formation research
    (To be determined)
  • Religion thought research
    (AOYAGI Kaoru)
  • Adult education thought research
    (WATANABE Yoko)
  • Science and technology research
    (SATO Yasushi)
  • Cultural anthropology research
    (SONODA Koji)
  • Media social cultural studies
    (KOGA Yutaka)
  • Societal information system research
    (NAKAMURA Takashi)
  • Gender research
    (SUGIHARA Nahoko)
  • Social network research
    (To be determined)
  • Regional sociology research
    (ITO Hirotaka)
  • Cognitive formation research
    (NAKAJIMA Nobuko)
  • Cognitive thought research
    (To be determined)
  • Family dynamics research
    (YOKOYAMA Tomoyuki)
  • Behavior modification research
    (KAMIMURA Eiichi)
  • Cognitive action pathology research
    (TANAKA Tsunehiko)
  • Personal assistance research
    (To be determined)
  • Healthy action research
    (AMANO Tatsuro)
  • Motor-function research
    (USHIYAMA Yukihiko)
  • Body development research
    (To be determined)
  • Body thought research
    (To be determined)
  • Clothes environment-assessment research
    (SUGIMURA Momoko)
  • Clothes environmental material research
    (NAKAMURA Kazuyoshi)
  • Living environment research
    (IINO Yukari)
  • Food environmental research
    (To be determined)
  • Underwater movement research
    (OBA Masaaki)
  • Healthy support scientific inquiry
    (KASAMAKI Jun-ichi)
  • Healthy movement research
    (MURAYAMA Toshio)
  • Healthy action formation research
    (MORI Yasushi)
  • Healthy gymnastics research
    (HIWA Takako)
  • Health education research
    (KASAI Naomi)
  • Community health research
    (TANAKA Seiji)

Modern educational culture

Modern educational culture
  • Educational administration research
    (KUMOO Shu)
  • Educational measurement research
    (To be determined)
  • Educational development research
    (SAWABE Jun)
  • Education policy and teaching-methods research
    (To be determined)
  • Career education research
    (MATSUI Kenji)
  • Lifelong learning research
    (AIBA Kazuhiko)
  • Special-support-education research
    (NAGASAWA Masaki)
  • Handicapped-child person support research
    (ARIKAWA Hiroyuki)
  • Handicapped-child person communication support research
    (IRIYAMA Maiko)
  • Handicapped-child person physiological development support research
    (WATANABE Ruriya)
  • The social-studies educational method research
    (TANAKA Kazuhiro)
  • Mathematics educational research
    (ABE Yoshitaka)
  • English education evaluation research
    (To be determined)
  • English education reading comprehension instruction research
    (KATO Shigeo)
  • Reading educational research
    (ADACHI Sachiko)
  • Music performance expression research
    (SUZUKI Kenta)
  • Music practice research
    (To be determined)
  • Music creation research
    (SHIMIZU Kensaku)
  • Music expression research
    (TANAKA Koji)
  • Performance expression research
    (UNO Tetsuyuki)
  • Music education research
    (KUDO Chiaki)
  • Fine-arts expression research
    (To be determined)
  • Contemporary art expression research
    (TANJI Yoshihiko)
  • Fine-arts educational research
    (YAGINUMA Hirotoshi)
  • Design expression research
    (HASHIMOTO Manabu)
  • Contemporary Japanese painting formative expression research
    (NAGAYOSHI Hideshi)
  • The homemaking course educational method research
    (TAKAGI Sachiko)
  • Educational philosophy research
    (FUKUDA Manabu)
  • Educational sociology research
    (FURUTA Kazuhisa)
  • Educational methodology research
    (OKANO Tsutomu)
  • Teaching study research
    (To be determined)
  • Educational history research
    (SHIOHARA Yoshinori)
  • Social-studies history-of-education research
    (KAMAMOTO Kenji)
  • Economical educational research
    (SHIBATA Toru)

* Four compulsory subjects are offered as subjects common to the Graduate School, which include Specific Research I, Specific Research II, Specific Research III, and General Seminar.

* Names of teachers and Course Titles are subject to change.

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