KISHI MAKIKO
   Department   Undergraduate School  , School of Global Japanese Studies
   Position   Associate Professor
Language Japanese
Publication Date 2017/03
Type Academic Journal
Title Career Development through University Seminar Activities, Analyzing a Graduates Life Story Interview
Contribution Type Co-authored (first author)
Journal TypeJapan
Volume, Issue, Pages 1-22頁
Author and coauthor KUBOTA Kenichi
Details This research clarifies the relation between the career development of a graduate and her seminar experiences at university, this is done by analyzing the interviews of a woman ten years after her graduation. Since seminars involve a variety of activities, it is difficult to find a cause and effect relationship between the styles of seminar and career development.However, it is evident that seminar experiences, where students together engage in self directed learning, under a particular instructor in open ended learning environments over two years may have a strong impact on their career development. The authors employed Trajectory Equifinality Modeling based on the life story interviews of a graduate who became a dentist and worked at both her clinic and at an international NGO in Myanmar. TEM will illustrate how the graduates university seminar experiences influenced her to pursue her current careerTEM will illustrate how the graduates university seminar experiences influenced her to pursue her current career by focusing on her transformation timeline.