Back numbers

Please note that back numbers from no. 32 onwards which were issued at least three years ago are available on the electronic journal platform “J-Stage” managed by the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST). On J-Stage, you can read the entire text in Japanese, and titles and abstracts only in English.

The tables of contents of back numbers not yet published on “J-Stage” are as follows.

No. 56
Impact of COVID-19 on Intercultural Education 

Impact of COVID-19 on Intercultural Education

Takahashi, Tomoko

Mobility/Immobility and Mutual Assistance of Immigrants during the COVID-19 Pandemic: 
A Case Study of Support Groups in a Highly Concentrated Area of Immigrants in Kanagawa Prefecture

Tsuboya, Mioko

Online Intercultural Exchange Activities at Japanese Universities: 
Characteristics and Prospects of Intercultural Exchange before/during/after the COVID-19 Pandemic

Komatsu, Midori

Impact of COVID-19 on Japanese Outbound Students:
Focusing on Exchange Students’ Responses to a Questionnaire Survey

Nakano, Ryoko

Anxiety and Depression in University Life due to COVID-19: 
The Case of Chinese International Students in Japan

Huang, Meilan

Education in Japanese Weekend Schools under the COVID-19 Pandemic: 
Inclusion and Exclusion through Online Classes

Okamura, Ikuko, Konda, Yukiko, Shibuya, Maki & Sato, Gunei

How Japanese Parents Spent the Period of #LearningNeverStops: 
A Case Study of Japanese Parents of Taiwanese-Japanese Intercultural Families Living in Taiwan

Hattori, Miki


The Effects of “Japanese Language Pedagogy as Liberal Arts” for Multicultural Coexistence

Shiga, Reiko

Investigating Qualities/Skills Perceived as Necessary for University Career Counselors in Giving International Students Career Support

Sakai, Aya & Ikeda, Seiko

Difficulties Faced by Chinese Double-Degree Students

Zhang, Huiying

Understanding of Their Own Culture by Vietnamese Technical Intern Trainees through Cross-Cultural Contact with Japanese Culture

Okunishi, Yuri

No. 55
Special Issue
The Creation of Collaborative Society on Intercultural Education Practices:
Embracing Conflicts

The Creation of Collaborative Society on Intercultural Education Practices:
Embracing Conflicts

Dewa, Takayuki

From Conflicts to Creating a Collaborative Society:
Exploring the Background of the Untold Family Histories of Japanese Returnees from China

Yasuba, Jun

Conflicts over Approaches toward “Correctness”:
Applying Research Methodologies to Bridge “Knowledge” and “Practice”

Shao-Kobayashi, Satoko

Teacher Education Practices for Creating a Collaborative Society
Exploring My Teaching through Self-Study

Saito, Masahiro

Prospects for Intercultural Education Toward Creating a Collaborative Society:
Focusing on “Listening”

Shibano, Junichi


Report on the Joint Open Symposium of IESJ & JAIE

Kobayashi, Makoto


Effectiveness and Perceptions of JSL Programs at Elementary Schools in Japan

Sakaguchi, Yui Yamada

Determinants of High School Students’ Intent to Study or Work Abroad:
Focusing on the Relationship between Career Choices and Gender

Ota, Kazusa

Career Formation of Immigrant Youth in Brazilian Schools in Japan:
Focusing on the Institutional Gaps Faced by the Students during the University Admission Process

Yoshiy Olivares, Rafaela

A Study of Close Relationship Process for Friendship between Japanese Students and Chinese Students:
Analysis of the Trajectory Equifinality Model

Zhang, Yinxiao

The Emergence of Ibasho in “Our Language”:
Joking Practices with Deviant Japanese and Social Identities of International Students

Inouchi, Ayumi

No. 54
Educational Inequality in Japan: An Intercultural Education Perspective

Covid-19 Crisis and Widening Educational Inequality:
Rethinking the Role of Public Education and Educational Opportunities For Minorities from U.S. and U.K. Cases

Nukaga, Misako & Takahashi, Fumiko

The Educational Gap in Preprimary Education and Childcare:
Accessibility to Family Support and Early Childhood Education and Care

Uchida, Chiharu

Education Disparity in Japanese Society Regarding Immigrant Foreigners:
From the Perspective of Japanese Language Education and Lifelong Learning

Shimizu, Mutsumi

Possible Solutions to Low Enrollment Rates of Non-Japanese Students in Compulsory Education:
A Re-examination of a 20 Year Track Record

Kojima, Yoshimi

Health Care and Well-being in Foreign Schools:
A Case of a School Infirmary in a Kyoto Korean School

O, Yongho


Positioning of Students with Foreign Backgrounds in Japanese Class:
Focusing on the Joke Utterances of the Students

Son, Mina

The Significance of Learning through Intercultural Exchange from the Perspective of “Community of Practice”:
A Case Study of Elementary School Students in Cambodia and Japan

Kaido, Tomomi & Kubota Mayumi

No. 53
Re-Imagining/Re-Creating “Japan” in Intercultural Education:
The Experiences of Border-Crossing Youths

Re-Imagining/Re-Creating “Japan” in Intercultural Education:
The Experiences of Border-Crossing Youths

Shibuya, Maki

Investigating and Practical Research for Re-Imagining/Re-Creating Future Japanese Workplace:
Aiming for an Optimal Workplace for International and Japanese Employees

Hirai, Tatsuya

Keep Imagining/Creating “Japan”: An Ethnography of Shin-Nisei Youths Raised in Guam

Shibano, Junichi

Collaborative Practice of Re-Imagining/Re-Creating “Japan”:
Multi-Sited Ethnography of Border-Crossing Women

Tokunaga, Tomoko

Re-Imagining the Special Theme of “Re-Imagining/Re-Creating ‘Japan’:
The Experiences of Border-Crossing Youths”

Nakajima, Tomoko


“Namahage” in Katakana and “Namahage” in Hiragana:
Intercultural Education from Regional Revitalization

Abe, Yuko


Transvocality and Translocality: International Analysis of an Ethnic Category

Shao-Kobayashi, Satoko

How Do Teachers Listen to Children’s Voices in Critical Pedagogy?:
An Analysis of Mary Cowhey’s Descriptions of Educational Practice

Uematsu, Kazuki

A Study on Challenges for Supporting Newcomer Students in Secondary Education:
A Comparative Analysis of Practices in Different Educational Stages

Ito, Rio

Fourth-Generation Japanese Americans Discovering Their Roots:
Focusing on the Story of Japanese Language and Culture

Nakahashi, Maho

No. 52
Foreign Workers and Community-based Japanese Language Education

System Design for Japanese Language Education for Foreign Residents in Japan:
Issue of Following the Enforcement of the Promotion of Japanese Language Education Act

Kamiyoshi, Uichi

Who Engages in Japanese-Language Education in a Local Community?:
Focusing on Experience of Second-generation Brazilian Young People in Japan

Kojima, Akira

Development of literacy and Japanese education in Osaka:
Basic Education and Literacies Based on Human Rights

Tanada, Yohei


The Institutionalization Process of Minority Support Policies in an Area with Few Foreign Residents: The Case of Volunteer Organizations in Akita

Tsubota, Kohei

Social Integration of International Students in Japan through Job Hunting

Goji, Toshiro

A Study on “Children with International Backgrounds” in the Transition Period from Preschools to Primary Schools: The Analysis of Questionnaire Survey for Preschool Teachers in Charge of Five-year-olds

Wang, Xiaoying

Practicing Social Justice Education in Higher Education:
Through a Lesson of Understanding Privilege and Oppression

Aoki, Kayoko

Current Status and Issues with Kanji Learning in Community-based Japanese Language Classes

Hirata, Shiori

No. 51
The Role of Researchers on Policy Making in the Field of Intercultural Education

The Role of Researchers on Policy Making in the Field of Intercultural Education

Mabuchi, Hitoshi, Kudo, Kazuhiro & Noyama, Hiroshi

Supporting Foreigners in Japanese Society without an Immigration Policy:
A local International Association’s Practices as a Recommendation

Enoi, Yukari

International Student Policy in Japan and Challenges
for the Post-300,000 International Students Plan

Ota, Hiroshi

Policy Formation for Multicultural Coexistence and the Role of the Researcher:
With the Clue of Literacy Education Policy Formation

Kim, Yunjeong


Overview of the Symposium at the 40th Annual Meeting:
Intercultural Education and Diversity

Yokota, Masahiro


Effects of Part-Time Job Purpose and Job Type on Self-Fulfilment:
A Case of Chinese Students at Universities and Graduate Schools in Japan

Huang, Meilan

Competences Demonstrated in a Nursing Home beyond Problems In Japanese Language:
Meaning of Nursing Care Work and Understanding Others to an EPA Care-Worker Candidate

Fujiwara, Kyoka

An Analysis of Human Libraries in Denmark:
Focusing on the Events’ Administration and Social Background

Sato, Hiroki & Teruyama, Junko

No. 50
International Exchange and Intercultural Education in East Asia:
Toward a Better Mutural Understanding

International Exchange and Intercultural Education in East Asia:
Toward a Better Mutural Understanding

Hanai, Rika

The Development of Japanese, Chinese and Korean Language Ability and Their Use in the Permanently Reestablished Campus Asia Program: The View After the First Year of the Moving Campus

Yukawa, Emiko & Kiyota, Junko

Japan-China Student Exchange: Recent Trend and Educational Issues

Shiratsuchi, Satommi

Learning in an International Exchange Introduced Cultural-Historical Polyphony:
A Study Tour in Taiwan for Japanese University Students

Tomo, Rieko

The Effectiveness of International Student Exchange Programs between Japan and Korea: From the Survey of Korean Schools

Dewa, Takayuki


Former International Student Employees’ Conflict Resolution and Determinants in a Multicultural Business Environment:
Focusing on Conflicts at Work, Working Values and Working Awareness

Kagami, Tomiyo, Komatsu, Midori, Huang, Meilan & Okamura, Kayo

The Premises, Classification, and Future Tasks of Intercultural Competence:
Conceptual Frameworks and Perspectives

Nakao, Gen

The Interpersonal Behavior Difficulties of Japanese People in Turkey:
An Analysis of the Experiences of Conflict Present
In the Cross-Cultural Exchanges with Turkish People

Nakano, Sachiko & Tanaka, Tomoko

No. 49
Intercultural Education Research from Policy Perspectives:
Current Outcomes and Future Prospects

Significance and Current Status of Intercultural Education Research from Policy Perspectives

Kudo, Kazuhiro

The Process of Developing and Redeveloping in a Project to Support the Schooling of Foreign Students

Tokui, Atsuko

‘Invisible’ Parenting Needs of Immigrant Families and the Role of Resource
Brokering Organizations: Policy Implication from Fieldwork of Neighborhood with Few Immigrant Population

Nukaga, Misako

Raising the Next Generation with the Help of Local Society:
What We Cross-Cultural Educators Should Do

Adachi, Yuko


Educational Strategies Concerning Language of Japanese Mothers in Sweden:
Focusing on the Relationship between Swedish, English and Japanese

Kubodera, Satsuki

Analysis of Educational Resource Materials to Improve Japan-Korea Intercultural Communication:
Building Empathy Through Case Study Methods

Hasegawa, Noriko

Awareness Growth in Japanese Students as a Result of Assisting Language Learners of Japanese

Saito, Miho & Kuroda, Chiharu

The Connection Between Foreign Children’s Development of Bilingual Ability and Language Environment: A survey of Brazilian Children

Nakamura, Yumiko

No. 48
Study Abroad and Intercultural Education:
The Evaluation of Learning and the Impact on Career Development

The Decision to Study Abroad and its Life Impact:
A Large-Scale Comprehensive Survey and Analysis

Yokota, Masahiro

Government-led Policies on Study Abroad Promotion:
A Comparative Study on the Cases of the US and Australia

Ota, Hiroshi

The Impact of Overseas Experience on Career Development:
Narratives of Short-Term Study Abroad Students and Returnee Students

Okamura, Ikuko & Nukaga, Misako

Transformation of Japanese University Students’ Study Abroad:
A Case Study of Study Abroad in ASEAN Countries through Nagoya University

Hoshino, Akinari

The Impact of a Study Tour to Lao PDR:
A Comparative Study of Interactive Type and Collaborative Type

Inui, Miki

Student Learning in a Long-Term Student Exchange Program:
South Korea’s University Credit Acquisition Curriculum

Takahashi, Tomoko, Hattori, Keiko, Takechi, Kaoruko & Sakawa, Yasuhiro


International Graduate Students’ Perceptions of the Campus Climate in Japanese University

Onishi, Akiko

Dialogue and Self-Understanding in Human Libraries:
From the Stories of “Books” as Narrators

Sugahara, Saki & Teruyama, Junko

Transformation of Uzbek Japanese Language Learners:
Writing Instruction Based on Knowledge of Intercultural Rhetoric

Kondo, Yukihito

Cross-Cultural Education for Japanese Students Who Interaction with Muslim International Students:
From the Viewpoint of Cross-Cultural Social Skills

Nakano, Sachiko & Tanaka, Tomoko

No. 47

Applying Intercultural Competence: Toward the Practices of Intercultural Education

Matsuo, Tomoaki, Morimo, Takeo & Kudo, Kazuhiro

Intercultural Competence Development in a Classroom Style Practice:
A Case Study of Development Process in Social Studies Based on International Baccalaureate

Tsuyama, Naoki

Intercultural Competence in a Short Term Study Abroad Program as Japanese Language Assistants:
Focusing on the Concept of Japaneseness

Aoki, Kayoko

Fostering Intercultural Competence through Dialogue in Community-Based Japanese Language Education

Nakagawa, Yuji

Curriculum Internationalization and Intercultural Co-Learning:
Designing Mutual Learning of International Students and Domestic Students;
A Report of the Symposium of the 38th Annual Conference

Suematsu, Kazuko


Exploring School-Choice Factors from Japanese Students’ Perspectives:
A Case Study of a Korean Foreign School

Kinnan, Saki

The Effects of Intercultural Collaborative Learning on the Development of Intercultural Competence: Using the Contact Hypothesis and the Common Ingroup Identity Model

Nishioka, Maiko & Yashima, Tomoko

Making the World Together: The Role of an Educator in ‘As a Stone in a Puddle’;
An Italian Preschool’s Activity

Takahashi, Haruna