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 Japan-Thailand remote highschool lectures on environmental issues using ICT


  Professor Tsuji was awarded with a citation and a plaque by Thammasat University of Kingdom of Thailand, on June 27, 2009, which was the 75th anniversary of Thammasat University, commemorating his contribution to the school. For 3 years from 2005 to 2007, Professor Tsuji worked on an international distance learning program connecting Thammasat University, Osaka University, and University of Hyogo as part of Asia Broadband Program initiated by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communication.

Website of Thammasat University

 
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 Japan-Thailand remote highschool lectures on environmental issues using ICT


  The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communication is now launching a Japan-Thailand joint experiment on improvement of global environment as part of "Advanced ICT Joint Experiment for the Formation of International Communication Hub", the objective of which is to lay out network infrastructures in the Asian region, and disseminate applications using state-of-the-art ICT technologies. From Japan, Senior High School Attached to Kyoto University of Education, and Hyogo Prefectural Nishinomiya Imazu High School will participate, and from Thailand, Senior High School Attached to Chulalongkorn University will participate. Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth (RITE) and Kansai Electric Power Company will support the project while Kyoto University of Education and University of Hyogo, Graduate School of Applied Informatics will each play as a coordinator.

Press release: PDF

 
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 Agreement on Academic Exchange Between Graduate School of Applied Informatics, University of Hyogo, Japan, And Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology, Thammasat University, Thailand


  Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology, Thammasat University, and Graduate School of Applied Informatics, University of Hyogo, have affirmed their intent to extend the academic collaborations and exchanges, in consideration of the successful outcome of the 3-year international distance learning program, and concluded an Agreement on Academic Exchange as of October 16, 2008.

Agreement: PDF

 
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 Cooperative Plans for High-level Personnel Dispatch


GSAI as a party to "Fiscal 2005 Cooperative Plans for High-level Personnel Dispatch" initiated by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)

 GSAI has been selected by MEXT as a party to "Fiscal 2005 Cooperative Plans for High-level Personnel Dispatch".
 This plan was intended to take innovative approach to the role of internship, of which traditional objective was mainly to promote on-site job experience and nurture professional attitude, and to create a system by which industry and university are able to constructively cooperate on the development and implementation of human resources, to facilitate understanding of various social problems and activities attempted by the industry to solve such problems, and develop intelligent and sophisticated human resources to support knowledge-based society at various levels, which would promote a new concept of industry-university cooperation attempted at graduate schools in the area of high-level human resource development.
 For this plan, 55 proposals were submitted by national, public, and private universities from all over Japan, and 20 proposals including that of GSAI were selected.

・The title of our plan was,
 "Development of human resources for the construction of socially applied information system"

・Activities
 This plan is intended to promote practical industry-university joint researches on analysis, designing, and operation of social information system in the fields of policy management, and healthcare and nursing, and nurture high-level professionals who can independently perform feasibility studies closely examining real-world needs in the area of social application of informatics.
(1) Construction and operation of e-municipality systems
(2) Development of socially-applied information systems in an attempt to achieve safety
(3) Construction of information systems utilizing spatial data
(4) Development of solutions for fieldwork-based medical services support systems
(5) Development of homecare-nursing support information systems
(6) Construction and evaluation of practical nursing support systems

・Duration:
 Fiscal 2005 to 2009 (5 years)  
 
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 Project for distance learning among Thammasat University, Osaka University, and University of Hyogo
 

 Distance learning with Thammasat University of Thailand was successfully completed as of February 23, 2006.
 Lectures of Fiscal 2006 will start in last half of November. This distance lecture is mentioned in the December 2005 edition of Thammasat University newsletter (SIIT NEWS vol. 10, No. 4).
(http://www.siit.tu.ac.th/news/pdf/v10n4.pdf)

 For details, please refer to "Website on Distance Learning from University of Hyogo and Osaka University to SIIT, Thammasat University".
 

 
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 Program for Promoting Development of Initiative-Taking IT Specialsts

 This is a program to support forming educational bases to develop IT specialists, of which MEXT initiated from Fiscal 2006 in response to an issue concerning quantitative and qualitative shortage in human resources in the field of software as a serious obstacle to Japan's global competitiveness.
 For this program, 26 proposals (from 25 universities) were submitted by national, public, and private universities from all over Japan, which were reviewed at "Committee for Promoting Development of Initiative-Taking IT Specialists" (Chair: Yasuharu Suematsu, National Institute of Informatics), and 6 proposals were selected as educational projects.
 GSAI, as a member of a research group comprising 9 universities including Osaka University, started involving in an educational project, "Formation of an integrated joint major to develop high-level software engineers and teaching materials for practical projects" over a period of 4 years since Fiscal 2006.

  MEXT Website

 
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