Masahito MOTOKAWA

Research Interest:

  • Economics of Education, Education Policy, Educational Psychology, Quality of Primary Mathematics Education in Lao PDR

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies, Kobe University (Mar. 2019 Expected)
  • Master of Economics, Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies, Kobe University (March 2016)
  • Bachelor of English, Kansai Gaikokugo University (Mar. 2014)

Experiences

  • Research Assistant of GSICS (Jan.-May. 2015)
  • Student coordinator for Training and Dialogue Program organized by Kansai International
  • Center of Japan International Cooperation Agency, “Education Administration and Finance: Focused on Quality and Equity of Basic Education” (Dec. 2014, July. 2015)
  • Intern at Ministry of Education and Sports, Lao PDR (Aug.-Sep. 2014)

Publication
N/A

Academic Associations

  • Japanese Comparative Education Society (JCES)
  • Japan Society for International Development (JSID)
  • The Japanese Psychological Association
  • American Psychological Association

Academic Conference Presentation

  • Motokawa M. “An Analysis on Internal Efficiency of Primary Education in Lao PDR” The 15th International Conference on Education Research, Seoul National University, South Korea, (October 2014)
  • Motokawa M. “An Experimental Study About Improvement of Arithmetic by Daily Drills in Primary Education in Lao PDR” The IAFOR International Conference on Education 2015, Dubai(March 2015)
  • Motokawa M. “An Analysis on Internal Efficiency of Primary Education in Lao PDR”, 2014 International Education Forum, Kobe University, Japan, (October 2014)
  • 元川将仁 「算数ドリルが九九の暗記に与える影響-ラオス初等教育における実験研究-」、『第45回アジア教育研究会』、京都大学、(2015年3月)
  • 元川将仁「ラオス初等教育における反復練習ドリルを用いた九九のアルゴリズム知識の獲得」、『日本比較教育学会・第52回大会』、宇都宮大学、(2015年6月)

Language/ Skills

  • Japanese (Native), English (Fluent), Lao (Intermediate),
  • STATA, SPSS, HP,
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Message to Potential Candidates to Ogawa Seminar
I have three reasons that I joined Prof. Ogawa’ Seminar. First, there are many opportunities to practice the knowledge you learned in the seminar. Second, big networks exist all over the world. Third, there is the enthusiasm of Prof. Ogawa and the senior. If you have dreams to contribute to developing countries in educational field, I recommend the seminar for these reasons.