Yoshiko Goda is associate professor of Research Center for Higher Education and Instructional Systems Program Graduate School of Social and Cultural Sciences at Kumamoto University, Japan. She received Ph.D. (Science Education) at Florida Institute of Technology (FIT) in 2004 with partially support of Fulbright scholarship. She has held teaching experiences in various countries including as an instructor at Applied Language Department at Shu-Te University, Taiwan (1999-2000), an adjunct faculty at graduate school of FIT (2004), US, a visiting scholar at Research Center for e-Learning Professional Competency at Aoyama Gakuin University (2005-2008), Japan, and an associate professor at Faculty of Social and Management Studies at Otemae University, Japan (2008-2010). She also served in the capacities of chief manager and instructional designer for Digital Educational Support, Inc. in Japan (2008-2010). She has co-authored “Technologies and Language Learning in Japan: Learn Anywhere, Anytime (pp.38-54, 2011), in Levy, M., Blin, F., Siskin, C.B., & Takeuchi, O. (Eds.), WorldCALL: International Perspectives on Computer-Assisted Language Learning. Routledge Studies,” “Application of social presence principles to CSCL design for quality interactions (pp.31-48, 2012), in Jia, J. (Ed.), Educational stages and interactive learning: From kindergarten to workplace training, IGI Global,” and “Application of CoI to design CSCL for EFL online asynchronous discussion (pp.295-316, 2012), in Akyol, Z. & Garrison, R. (Eds.), Educational Communities of Inquiry: Theoretical framework, research and practice.” Her current research interests include self-regulated learning for e-learning, instructional and learning design, online education program evaluation, computer-assisted language learning, and innovative community for global education.
Professional Preparation

  • Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL, 1999 – 2004.Ph.D. in Science Education- Computer Education.
  • Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL, 1998.Master’s in Science (Computer Education).
  • Tokyo Gakugei University, Tokyo, Japan, 1996.Master’s in Education (English Education).
  • Ostuma Women’s University, Tokyo, Japan, 1994.Bachelor of Art in English Literature.

Professional History

  • Apr. 2010 – present Kumamoto University. Associate Professor at Research Center for Higher Education & Instructional Systems Program Graduate School of School and Cultural Sciences.
  • Apr. 2008 – Mar. 2010 Otemae University. Researcher & Chief Manager of e-Learning Center.
  • Nov. 2005 – Mar. 2008 Aoyama Gakuin University. Researcher. Program Vice-Manager.
  • 2004 – Sep. 2005 Marine Resources Council of East FL, Inc. Technology and Education coordinator. In charge of public education and informational technology.
  • 2004 – 2005 Florida Institute of Technology, Science and Mathematics Education Department. Adjunct faculty. Teach a graduate level course “Introduction to Computer Education.” 3 Credits. Topics include a review of current hardware available, computer application software, use of the World Wide Web, computer assisted instruction software, networking and legal/ethical issues.
  • 2003 – 2003 Shu-Te University, Applied Foreign Languages Department, Taiwan. Part-time Instructor. Instructional multimedia application, research methods II.
  • 2000 – 2002 Shu-Te University, Applied Foreign Languages Department, Taiwan. Full-time Instructor. Teach basic and advanced Japanese, Japanese conversation, advanced Japanese reading, business Japanese, business English, advanced English reading, office computing, research methods I, and educational technology.
  • 2001 – 2002 National Kaoh-Suing University of Applied Sciences, Applied Foreign Languages Department, Taiwan. Part-time Instructor.Basic Japanese and Advanced Japanese.
  • 2000 – 2001 Shu-Te University, International Cooperation Division, Taiwan. Coordinator.
  • 1996 – 1997  Tsukuba University Junior High School and Senior High School at Otsuka, Japan. English Teacher. Taught English to all 8th through 11th grade students. Coached tennis and drama clubs.
  • 1994 – 1995 Kunimoto Girls’ Senior High School, Tokyo, Japan. Part-time English Teacher. Taught English grammar and oral communication to all 11th grade students.

Academic Organizations

  • Japan Society for Information and Systems in Education, Editor (2011-2015)
  • The Japan Association of College English Teacher, Steering Member (2006-present)
  • Member of Japan Society for Educational Technology, AECT, ASTD and AACE

Book Chapters

  • Goda, Y. & Yamada, M. (2012) “Application of CoI to Design CSCL for EFL Online Asynchronous Discussion”, Akyol, Z. & Garrison, D.R. (Eds.) Educational Community of Inquiry: Theoretical Framework, Research and Practice, IGI Global, 295-316.
  • Yamada, M & Goda, Y. (2012) “Application of Social Presence Principles to CSCL Design for Quality Interactions”, Jiyou Jia (Ed.) Educational Stages and Interactive Learning: From Kindergarten to Workplace Training, IGI Global, 31-48.
  • Goda, Y. (2002). Factors affecting the students’ software evaluation for learning English as a foreign language. In Naomitsu, Kumabe (Eds.) Implications and suggestions to English education of the 21st century. pp.205 – 214. Tokyo: Kaitaku Sha.

Doctoral Dissertation (2004)

Goda, Y. (May, 2004). Feedback timing and learners’ response confidence on learning English as a foreign language (EFL): Examining the effects of a computer-based feedback and assessment environment on EFL students’ language acquisition. Dissertation. Florida Institute of Technology, FL, USA.

Articles (Refereed)

  • Goda, Y., Yamada, M., Matsuda, T., Saito, Y., Kato, H. and Miyagawa, H. (2015). Procrastination and Other Learning Behavioral Types in e-Learning and Their Relationship with Learning Outcomes, Learning and Individual Difference, 37, 72-80.
  • Goda, Y., Yamada, M., Matsuda, T., Kato, H., Saito, Y., Miyagawa, H. (2014). Plan and Reflection of Self-regulated Learning: Perspectives of Outside Classroom Learning Hours and English Proficiency, Japan Journal of Educational Technology, 38(3), 269-286.
  • Goda, Y., Yamada, M., Matsukawa, H., Hata, K., & Yasunami, S. (2014). Conversation with a Chatbot Before an Online EFL Group Discussion and the Effects on Critical Thinking, The Journal of Information and Systems in Education, 13, 1-7.
  • Goda,Y., & Yamada, M. (2012) Research Trends and Applied Learning Theories of e-Learning in Developmental Education outside of Japan, Japan Journal of Developmental Education, 19-29.
  • Saito, Y., Matsuda, T., Goda, Y., Yamada, M., Kato, H., & Miyagawa, H. (2012). Development and Evaluation of an e-Mentor’s Workload Reduction System Based on Planning Phase in Learners’ Self-Regulation, Japan Journal of Educational Technology, 36(1), 9-20.
  • Goda, Y. (1997). The effects of using a spelling checker on EFL writing. The Bulletin of Kanto Koshin Etsu English Education Society of Japan, 11, 45 – 64.

Proceedings of International Conferences (Refereed)

  • Goda,Y., Yamada,M., Ishige, Y. and Handa, J.(2014). Survey on Japanese University Students’ Learning Experiences with ICT and Open Sources for International Collaboration, Proceedings of ICCE 2014, 827-829.
  • Goda, Y. and Yamada, M. (2014) e-Learning Design and Self-regulated learning, AECT annual convention 2014, presented in AECT annual convention 2014.
  • Yamada, M., Goda, Y., Matsukawa, H., Hata, K. & Yasunami, S. (2014). What Psychological Factors Enhance a Language Learning Community? Toward Effective CSCL Design for Language Learning Based on a CoI Framework, E. Popescu et al. (Eds.): Proceedings of ICWL 2014, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 8613, 43-55. Springer International Publishing Switzerland.
  • Goda, Y., Yamada, M., Matsuda, T., Saito, Y., Kato, H., & Miyagawa, H. (2014). Learning Strategies and Motivation of Procrastinators’ English Proficiency Levels. Proceedings of the 2014 EUROCALL Conference, Groningen, The Netherlands, 113-118.
  • Yamada, M., Goda, Y., Matsukawa, H., Hata, K., & Yasunami, S. (2013). C4 (C quad): Development of the Application for Language Learning Based on Social and Cognitive Presences, In L.Bradley. & S.Thouësny(Eds.), 20 Years of EUROCALL: Learning from the Past, Looking to the Future, 258-264.
  • Goda,Y., Yamada,M., Matsuda,T., Kato,H., Saito,Y., & Miyagawa,H. (2013). Effects of Help Seeking Target Types on Completion Rate and Satisfaction in E-Learning, Proceedings of INTED 2013. 1399-1403.
  • Goda, Y., Yamada, M., Matsukawa, H., Hata, K., & Yasunami, S. (2012). Preliminary Study on Factors Affecting Aptitude Level for Social Learning Focusing on EFL Online Discussion, Proceedings of ICCE 2012, 653-655.
  • Yamada, M., Goda, Y., & Nishiyama, N. (2012). Effects of Visualization of Social Interaction Based on Social Presence Theory: Formative Evaluation of a Prototype System, Proceedings of IEEE ICEELI 2012, 86-90.
  • Yamada, M., & Goda, Y. (2012). How do Technologies Contribute to the Enhancement of Social Presence? : Effects of Visualization of Social Presence on Learning, Proceedings of Hawaii International Conference of Education, 189-192.
  • Goda, Y., Yamada, M., Shimonishi, K., & Wakita, S. (2011). Design of Cross-Breeding Diversity Support System for CSCL, Technology for Education Conference IEEE, 225-228.
  • Yamada, M., Goda, Y., Saito, Y., Matsuda, T., Kato, H., & Miyagawa, H. (2011). System Design for e-Mentor Support System with Prediction of Learning Style, Proceedings of EDULEARN11, 6009-6017.
  • Goda, Y., & Yamada, M. (2011). Reflection and Forethought Activities with Learning Support System to Develop Self-Regulated Learning Skills in CALL, EuroCALL 2011, accepted as paper presentation.
  • Goda, Y., Yamada, M., Kato, H., Matsuda, T., Saito, Y., & Miyagawa, H. (2010). Preliminary Development of Learner Support Prediction Model for E-Learning Based on Self-Regulated Learning Factors, Proceedings of ICERI 2010, 1960-1967.
  • Goda, Y., Matsuda, T., Yamada, M., Saito, Y., Kato, H., & Miyagawa, H. (2009). Ingenious Attempts to Develop Self-Regulated Learning Strategies with e-Learning: Focusing on Time-Management Skill and Learning Habit, Proceedings of e-Learn 2009, 1265-1274.
  • Yamada, M., Goda, Y., Saito, Y., Mochizuki, T., & Matsuda, T. (2009) The Development of Mentoring Support System Based on Self-Regulated Learning Theory: Concept and Design, Proceedings of SITE 2009, 3039-3043.
  • Yamada, M., Saito,Y., Gondo, T., Mochizuki, T., Goda, Y., Iwasaki, F., Matsuda, T., Tamaki, K. (2007) Relationship among course type, self-efficacy, mentor and learning performance: Toward e-learning satisfaction model. Proceedings of e-learn 2007, 543-548.
  • Goda, Y., & Gallo, M. (March, 2005). Computer-based feedback timing and learners’ response confidence on language learning. Presented at the International Conference on College Teaching and Learning at Jacksonville, FL. Sponsored by Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning.
  • Goda, Y. (2004). Factors affecting pre-service teachers’ evaluation of software used for teaching English as a foreign language. Proceeding of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education, USA, 910-918.

Contact Information

Email: ygoda@kumamoto-u.ac.jp
Graduate School of Instructional Systems
Kumamoto University
Phone: +81-96-342-2892+81-96-342-2892
Fax: +81-96-342-2891