Members


Principal Investigator

Yukari KATO
   
    81-42-367-5304
Dr. Kato, principal investigator, has investigated multimedia e-learning environments and conducted an evaluative survey to improve system functions, design, and content. In her Ph.D. thesis, she discusses@how to design adaptive e-content for language learning, based on an instructional design model, and proposes a new system.

Design Architecture

Hironori EGI
   
    81-42-388-7194
Dr. Egi has been working on development of computer network architectures, groupware and multimedia applications in education.
Wataru TSUKAHARA
   
    81-42-388-7144
Dr. Tsukahara has done extensive research in the filed of e-Leaning systems development for higher education.

Programming

Shotaro HOURI
   
    81-42-388-7144
Mr. Houri has an excellent programming skills and is working with design and development of FD Commons.

Conduct Baseline Research

Masaki NAKAGAWA
   
    81-42-388-7144
Prof. Nakagawa has been working on on-line handwriting recognition technology, pen interfaces and@educational applications for many years. He made the large database of on-line handwritten character patterns,@including 3 millions patterns of Japanese characters. He developed a compact and robust hand writing recognition method which has been employed in Fujitsu's Tablet PC.

Supporting Faculty of FD Commons Project

Prof. Norihiro UMEDA
(Director of Ceter for Educational Development)
Prof. Shigeru NAGAKI
(Director of FD Devision, Ceter for Educational)