The e-Learning Awards 2014 Forum, a specialized forum for discussing the current status and future of human resource education and organizational strategies using e-learning, was held at the Ochanomizu Sola City Conference Center in Tokyo for three days from November 12-14, 2014. Keiji Emi, Associate Professor at Kyoto College of Information and Graduate Institute of Technology (KCGI), gave a lecture titled "Using LMS to tackle internationalization, multilingualization, and the display of mathematical expressions" and introduced the learning management support system of the KCG Group, including Kyoto Computer Gakuin (KCG), and the internationalization of its contents.
The KCG Group proposes "Network Multiversity", which aims to improve the quality of education, improve the efficiency of management, and reduce fixed costs through rational IT by a coalition of universities.In all courses, including face-to-face classes, all faculty members use e-learning systems such as CMS, video conferencing systems, communication systems, filming rooms and filming PCs, and take the initiative in providing lectures and class materials in both Japanese and English.
Associate Professor Emi introduced KCG's original learning management support system, KCG Information Network Galaxy-Learning Management System, which can be used in both Japanese and English, and discussed what considerations need to be made from a global perspective when providing digitalized course content in two languages.
Professor Toshio Okamoto, KCGI, serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the e-Learning Award Forum, a general incorporated association, and is making efforts for innovation in the field of education, such as open education called MOOC, flipped classroom, and Edtech using technology.
e-Learning Awards 2014 Forum