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Hiroko Kinoshita Last modified date:2021.09.16

Associate Professor / Conparative and International Education Studies
Department of Education
Faculty of Human-Environment Studies


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Academic Degree
Ph.D
Country of degree conferring institution (Overseas)
No
Field of Specialization
human-environment studies for education and development, environment behavior research, environmental psychology,
ORCID(Open Researcher and Contributor ID)
0000-0002-1105-7585
Total Priod of education and research career in the foreign country
00years00months
Research
Research Interests
  • Methodological study on field working
    keyword : participant, participant observation, fieldwork, qualitative research, methodology
    2004.03.
  • experience and action: the hermeneutics of encounters
    keyword : hermeneutics, encounters, experience, action
    2017.03.
  • School as a lifeworld
    keyword : locality, school, lifeworld, neighbor,
    2020.04.
  • Hermeneutic Phenomenology of Atmosphere Originated in Everyday Life of an Elementary School
    keyword : atmosphere, fudo/climate, lifeworld, hermeneutics or theory of interpretation
    2003.04.
Academic Activities
Papers
1. The Moment When “Atmosphere” is Worded: Hermeneutic Phenomenology of Atmosphere Originated in Everyday Life of an Elementary School.
2. Where is the Quality? : Rethinking "Qualitative Research" for Starting it(HOW CAN WE DESCRIBE THE SENSE OF QUALITY FELT IN FIELD SITES?).
3. Toward phenomenology of ambience : Based on the ambience experienced as a volunteer in an elementary school
This paper aims at presenting phenomenology of ambience in an elementary school setting. When I (the author) experienced the specific ambience at school volunteer activities, the question of what ambience itself was occurred to me. Then, basing my own experience, I started tackling it. Through a reflection on my approach to the question, it became clear that this process was understood as phenomenology itself. In this paper, it is tried to describe an ambience with three episodes that I encountered in the elementary school during five years and to bring the situation of interpenetration between the ambience and myself into light. The situation can be represented the expression that "I will manage to be here", in other words, I am involved in the ambience while preserving my own existence. In short, it is understood that I had already engaged in phenomenology of ambience in that situation..
Membership in Academic Society
  • Japanese Association of Qualitative Psychology
  • Japanese Association of Educational Psychology
  • Japan Society of Devolopmental Psychology
Awards
  • Poster-Presentation Best Award in the 14th Congress of Japanese Association of Qualitative Psychology