Tokyo Gakugei University


Tokyo Gakugei University

Infobox University
name = Tokyo Gakugei University
native_name = nihongo|東京学芸大学|Tōkyō gakugei daigaku



image_size = 250px
established = founded 1873; charted 1949
type = national
president = Yasuhiko Washiyama
city = Koganei, Tokyo
country = Japan
website = http://www.u-gakugei.ac.jp/

Tokyo Gakugei University (東京学芸大学) or "Gakudai" (学大), for short, is a national university in Koganei, Tokyo. While its history may be traced to 1873, it was formally chartered as a university in 1949 through the merging of four teacher-training institutions.

In 1966, the Graduate School of Tokyo Gakugei University was established, and since 1996 it has offered Doctoral degrees in the education field as part of a coalition of educational institutions that include Chiba University, Saitama University, and Yokohama National University.

In recent years, Tokyo Gakugei University has developed programs to better accommodate professional school teachers, including evening and short-term courses. The university also houses a number of national research centres in education-related fields. In addition to its Koganei campus, it also maintains a number of attached public schools offering curricula in elementary, secondary, and special education at various locations in the greater Tokyo area.

The university has a strong reputation in education-related fields, playing a national role in the development of educational policy and innovations in teacher education.Fact|date=December 2007

University faculty

*A Course: The department of Elementary school's teacher training
*B Course: The department of Junior high school and high school's teacher training
*C Course: The department of Special school's teacher training
*L Course: The department of Long-Life Studying
*N Course: The department of Human Welfare Studying
*K Course: The department of International Understanding and Education
*F Course: The department of EnvironmentalogyDubious|date=March 2008
*J Course: The department of Information Studying
*G Course: The department of Art and Cultural Studies

Notable alumni and affiliates

*Keiko Abe, marimbist
* [http://www.uga.edu/columns/990920/preview.html Takehito Shimazu] , composer
* [http://www.andante.com/article/print.cfm?id=13196&varticletype=NEWS Masamichi Kinoshita] , composer
* [http://www.research.umbc.edu/~emrich/Johnson.html Isaac Nagao] , composer/musicologist
* [http://www.rileylee.net/ass/tutors06.htm Teruo Furuya] , shakuhachi player
* [http://konzertbuero-richter.de/k_saito.e.html Ichiro Saito] , conductor
* [http://www.bach-cantatas.com/Bio/Uematsu-Takashi.htm Takashi Uematsu] , conductor
* [http://www.musicinfo.com/music/player/takubo/etakubo.html Yuichi Takubo] , conductor
* [http://www.masart.hu/eng_impressz.html Masahiro Izaki] , conductor
* [http://www.nac.gov.sg/choraldirectory/choirs/conductor/bio/conductor_bio.asp?uid=247 Naomi Chye Bee Sen] , conductor
* [http://www.ff.iij4u.or.jp/~nori/english/musics_e/Kantorei_e/conductor_e.html Eiichi Itoh] , conductor
* [http://www.kana-mf.com Kana Madarame] , trumpeter
* [http://www.takakigawa.com Taka Kigawa] , pianist
* [http://www.nsula.edu/sacs/documents/Masahito%20Kuroda%20CV.pdf Masahito Kuroda] , euphonium player
* [http://www.csse.ca/CACS/JCACS/V5N1/PDFContent/9._Matsonubu_5.1_jcacs_revisedagain.pdf Koji Matsunobu] , shakuhachi player/educationist
*Satoko Inoue, pianist
* [http://fds.duke.edu/db/aas/Music/grad/ma.k Makiko Kawamoto] , musicologist
* [http://sociomusicology.blogspot.com David Hebert] , musician/musicologist
* [http://www.transcri.be Eric Van Hove] , contemporary artist
* [http://www.artelino.com/articles/yuji_hiratsuka.asp Yuji Hiratsuka] , contemporary artist
* [http://www.geidai.ac.jp/staff/fa037e.html Arisumi Mitamura] , contemporary artist
* [http://www.ufc.com/YoshiyukiYoshida Yoshiyuki Yoshida] , Judoka/Professional Mixed Martial Artist

ee also

References

External links

* [http://www.u-gakugei.ac.jp/ Tokyo Gakugei University]
* [http://www.u-gakugei.ac.jp/~takeshik/indexe.html Music Education Department, Tokyo Gakugei University]


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