• Name: Shin Kurata
  • Birth: 12/22/1978
  • e-mail:shin1222kurata [a]  ( [a] -> @ )
  • Address: Faculty of education 509, Bunkyo, Nagasaki, Nagasaki, Japan
  • Tel: +81-95-819-2331
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  • Conference: JSET, JSiSE, JES
  • Favorite words:
    • Change direction and turn a headwind into a tailwind. (By the movie “Judge!”)
    • The best players, in tribute to their efforts, will give everything they’ve got to stand up again. The ordinary players will take a while to get back on their feet, while the losers remain flat on the field. (By the Darrell Royal’s Letter)


I am an associate professor at the Faculty of Education, Nagasaki University. I was a high school teacher for 10 years after graduating from the Graduate School of Education, Nagasaki University. I received my Ph.D. (Engineering) from Tokyo Institute of Technology. I was the only specialized teacher of the subject “Information Science” at high school in Nagasaki Pref. The current position is since April 2013. I have been a visiting researcher at the University of Hawaii at Manoa for seven months since September 2018. My research field is educational technology. The main research themes are the learning environment and learning design for online learning. In addition, it is online learning in elementary school English education.