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Chiharu Uchida

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Department of Human Care and Support
Human Care and Support Course
Course of Human Life Studies
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Researcher Profile and Settings

Education

  •   2001 09  - 2005 08 , The Ohio State University, Graduate School, College of Education
  •   1999 06  - 2001 09 , The Ohio State University, Graduate School, College of Human Ecology
  •   1983 04  - 1987 03 , Nagoya University, College of Education

Association Memberships

  • THE JAPANESE SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY ON TEACHER EDUCATION
  • JAPANESE EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATION
  • THE JAPANESE ASSOCIATION OF EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
  • Japan Association for the Study of Cooperation in Education
  • THE JAPANESE SOCIETY FOR THE EDUCATION OF YOUNG CHILDREN
  • National Association of Education for Young Children
  • American Educatiional Research Association
  • INTERCULTURAL EDUCATION SOCIETY OF JAPAN
  • JAPAN SOCIETY OF RESEARCH ON EARLY CHILDHOOD CARE AND EDUCATION
  • Japan Society of Developmental Psychology

Academic & Professional Experience

  •   2018 04  - 現在, Toyo University Graduate School of Human Life Design, Master Course of Human Care and Support, Ph.D. Course of Human Life Studies, Professor
  •   2017 04  - 現在, Toyo University, Faculty of Life Design, Professor
  •   2016 04  - 2017 03 , Kyoei University, Faculty of Education, Professor
  •   2012 04  - 2015 03 , Kyoei University, College of Education, Associate Professor
  •   2007 06  - 2012 03 , Ngaoya Women's University, lecturer
  •   2005 08  - 2007 06 , Ohio University, Assistant Professor
  •   2002 09  - 2005 06 , The Ohio State University, Teaching Assistant
  •   2001 06  - 2003 08 , The Ohio State University, Research Assistant

Research Activities

Research Areas

  • Humanities & social sciences, Special needs education
  • Humanities & social sciences, Education - general
  • Humanities & social sciences, Early childhood education and childcare
  • Humanities & social sciences, Educational psychology

Research Interests

    Early Childhood Educaiton and Care, Language Development, Multicultural Educaiton, Curriculum Studies, Immigrant Children, Interpersonal Recognition, Teacher Education, Inclusion, Multicultural Education, Child Develoopment, Early Childhood Education and Care, Comparative Education, Human Development, Early Care

Published Papers

  • Proposition and evaluation of a program to cultivate healthy empathetic attitudes and to prevent emotional fatigue in the early childhood education fields, UCHIDA Chiharu, KINO Kazuyo, Journal of Human Life Design, Journal of Human Life Design, 15, 11 - 28, 03 , Refereed
  • Language acquisition of young children growing up in the multilingual environment, Uchida Chiharu, 1, (1) 31 - 37, 12 , Refereed, Invited
  • The Accuracy of Teachers’ Judgments for Assessing Young Children’s Emerging Literacy and Math Skills, Kurt Kowalski, Rhonda Douglas Brown, Kristie Pretti-Frontczak, Chiharu Uchida, David F. Sacks, Psychology in the schools, Psychology in the schools, 07 , Refereed
  • An Early Childhood Education Quality Improvement System to support professional development of early childhood staff in State of Colorado, U.S.A., Uchida Chiharu, 13, 241 - 255, 03
  • Quality of Early Childhood Education and Care for the Children's QOL, Uchida Chiharu, Takashi Muto, Journal of Seizon and Life Sciences, Journal of Seizon and Life Sciences, 28, (1) 39 - 51, 09 , Invited
  • The Current Demands on Teachers of Early Childhood Education and Care-Issues of Early Childhood Teacher Education and Professional Development at this Transition Period, 内田 千春, 日本教師教育学会年報, 日本教師教育学会年報, (25) 48 - 55
  • Reflecting My Positionality as a Researcher on Early Childhood Education : A Learner of the Field to an Advisor for the Field, 内田 千春, 異文化間教育, 異文化間教育, (43) 49 - 64
  • Practical and educational evaluation of the first-year seminar in a college of education : Effects of inquiry-based learning, UCHIDA Chiharu, KOIZUMI Shinichi, SUDA Kazuya, WAIDA Setsuko, Journal of Kyoei University, Journal of Kyoei University, (13) 175 - 199, 03
  • Multicultural apprenticeships in teacher education, Barbara L. Seidl, Gumiko Monobe, Matthew D. Conley, Lisandra Pedraza Burgos, Herminia Janet Rivere, Chiharu H. Uchida, Teaching Education, Teaching Education, 26, 1 - 16, 01 , Refereed
  • A Case Report of a Teacher Education Program Involving Multicultural Community Experiences : A University's Teacher Education Practice in the United States, 内田 千春, 異文化間教育, 異文化間教育, (40) 112 - 127
  • Narrative of newly-employed early childhood care and education teachers on their lives in the classrooms with children connected to other cultures, UCHIDA Chiharu, Journal of Kyoei University, Journal of Kyoei University, 11, 273 - 286, 03
  • What the teacher candidates learned from Oversea School Internship (2) Ways to make intercultural experience more meaningful to students, 内田 千春, 名古屋女子大学紀要. 家政・自然編, 人文・社会編, 名古屋女子大学紀要. 家政・自然編, 人文・社会編, (58) 141 - 151, 03
  • What student teachers learned from oversea school internship: meaning of intercultural experience in teacher education programs, 内田 千春, 亀山 有希, Journal of Nagoya Women's University Home economics・natural science, humanities・social science, Journal of Nagoya Women's University Home economics・natural science, humanities・social science, 57, (57) 161 - 172, 03
  • Growing up as a minority: a case study of a Japanese young child and his mother living in the United States, Chiharu Uchida, Journal of Nagoya Women's University home economics・natural science, humanities・social science, Journal of Nagoya Women's University home economics・natural science, humanities・social science, (56) 151 - 164, 03

Misc

  • Discovering Families' Cultural Capital Through a Japanese Language Program for Young Children and Their Parents with Multiple Linguistic Backgrounds, UCHIDA Chiharu, SAITO Hiromi, 2019Annual Conference of the Japanese Society for Mother TOngue, Heritage Language, and Bilingual Education MHB),   2019 08
  • [Japan] Play in Early Childhood Education, Chiharu Uchida, Child Reseach Net ECEC around the World,   2019 02

Conference Activities & Talks

  • A community-oriented programme to support linguistically diverse famlies during the transition period to primary schools in Japan, Chiharu Uchida, European Early Childhood Education Research Asoociation, Annuam Conference Abstract Book p.78,   2018 08 30
  • Analyzing the contexts for Japanese ECEC teachers working as professionals in parent-support programs, Uchida Chiharu, PECERA2017,   2017 07 08
  • Why is it so difficult to enter Japanese elementary schools? To find possibilities in the grass-roots programs to affect national policies, Uchida Chiharu, The 22nd International Conference of Reconceptualizing Early Childhood Education,   2014 11
  • A case Study of Professional Development Program in a Japanese Kindergarten to promote teachers' ways of understanding children, Uchida Chiharu,   2014 08
  • Conceptualizing children’s learning in play thorough veteran and novice Japanese Kindergarten teachers’ perspectives, Uchida Chiharu, American Education Research Association Conference, Early Childhood Programs as Child-Centered Spaces (Sun, Apr 28 - 10:35am - 12:05pm),   2013 04
  • Effects of Inter-cultural experience on student teachers’ pedagogical beliefs in Early Childhood Teacher Education, Uchida Chiharu, Pacific Early Childhood Education Research Association 12th Annual Conference, Abstract, p.35,   2011 07

Educational Activities

Teaching Experience

  • Diversity in Early Childhood Education and Care, Toyo University
  • Pedagogy with Diversity in Early Childhood Education and Care, Toyo University

Social Contribution Activities Information

Social Contribution

  • "Supporting children in the multicultural Society", 講師, Nagoya City,   2012 07
  • State Institutes for Reading Instruction (SIRI) Trainer (Literacy), 講師,   2006 12  - 2007 03
  • Creating a bridge between school and diverse families, 講師, Ohio Department of Education,   2006 10 22  - 2006 10 24