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Video Conferencing for Bioethics Education A trial in bioethics education to combine different subjects, different grade students, different regions and different schools. Ishikawa Prefecture Kanazawa Nishikigaoka High School Yuzuru Shatari
Introduction The Bioethics Education Network in Japan, established in 1996,has successfully combined teachers practicing bioethics education at high schools with teachers and students all over Japan who are interested in this subject. By using TV conferencing, it is now possible to connect students that who used to be instructed separately.
TV Conferencing Kanazawa Nishikigaoka High School Naha Kokusai High School Tsukuba University makes it possible for people in different places to talk to each other as if they were in the same place. GLOCOM computer server
Local Newspaper Hokuriku Chunichi Shinbundate Oct.25.2003
11th grade Biology Class students 10th grade Information Science Class students Ishikawa Prefecture Okinawa Prefecture A New Development by Fusion of Different Regions Different subjects Different grades Different regions Learning together about bioethics
Students learning the same theme –Different subject develop different opinions As a result Using video conferencing Various activities in different places New developments in bioethics education
Advantages of Using TV Conferencing in Bioethics Education Limitless opportunity Ease of preparation Better educational effect To learn without the Limitation of locations, grades subjects Teachers need to have a tremendous amount of discussion and preparation seminars Exchange among students Will make possible New discoveries And Broader learning opportunities
Conclusion TV conferencing can be used easily wherever you have an Internet connection. TV conferencing can be expected to function in the future as a new means to combine teachers and their students all over Japan.
Video Conferencing for Bioethics Education A trial in bioethics education to combine different subjects, different grade, different regions and different schools. Ishikawa Prefecture Kanazawa Nishikigaoka High School Yuzuru Shatari
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