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Oct. 21 '10
We released the information of FY 2010 remote lecture scheduled as an intensive course in November.
Oct. 19 '10
An article on distant training conducted by Statistical Institute for Asia and the Pacific and JAXA was released.
Oct. 5 '10
We supported distant training conducted by Statistical Institute for Asia and the Pacific and JAXA.
Sep. 22 '10
We carried out a preliminary communication experiment for satellite lecture series of this year.
Aug. 23 '10
We begin to offer Japanese courses jointly developed by AeP and International Student Center in whole-university Moodle (Courseware developement).
Aug. 6 '10
We reconstructed our site, and prepared English pages.
Jul. 9 '10
We reported about `Evaluation of Audio and Video Quality in Distance Education by Ultra-High Speed Internet Satellite "Kizuna"' in July Meeting of Technical Committee on Communication Quality of The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers.
Feb. 19 '10
We held the special seminar "Civil Society in Asia and Social Responsibility of Universities."
Feb. 10 '10
The poster of special seminar (for Japan and for Thailand) was inserted.
Feb. 7 '10
The information page of the special seminar "Civil Society in Asia and Social Responsibility of Universities" was renewed.
Sep. 1 '09
We released Syllabus (PDF; 37kB) of "Pattern Recognition and Inverse Problems" (FY 2009).
Aug. 31 '09
We released Syllabus (PDF; 51kB) of "Basic Japanese Kanji" (FY 2009).
Jul. 28 '09
We released Offered lectures.
Jun. 18 '09
We wiil present the results of this project in The 27th International Symposium on Space Technology and Science (Jul. 7, 17:10-17:30 @ Tsukuba International Congress Center).
Jun. 18 '09
We wiil present the results of this project in the meeting of Technical Committee on Satellite Communications of IEICE (Jul. 10, 10:20-10:45 @ Otaru City Hall).
Jun. 16 '09
We updated the information of FY 2008 remote lecture.
Jun. 5 '09
We released the information of FY 2008 remote lecture.
Apr. 2 '09
Training program of the teaching material of Japanese on Moodle was held at International Student Center.
Apr. 1 '09
We opened web site of Asia e-Learning Project.

Award

A certificate of appreciation from JAXA

JAXA awarded University of Tsukuba a certificate of appreciation for its contribution to demonstration experiments of WINDS, Wideband InterNetworking engineering test and Demonstration Satellite. WINDS was launched in February 2008, and University of Tsukuba has carried out experiments of distant lectures continuously for three years from early stage of WINDS operation. The award ceremony was held on Jun. 22nd 2011 at Tsukuba Space Center of JAXA.

A certificate of appreciation

At the award ceremony

Commemorative photograph

Publications

FY 2010

Naoko Okubo, Mitsuteru Nakamura, Shin Takahashi, Keisuke Kameyama, Yukio Fukui, Nobuhiko Kitawaki, Tetsuo Sato and Emiko Ogawa, "Evaluation of Audio and Video Quality in Distance Education by Ultra-High Speed Internet Satellite `Kizuna'," Meeting of Technical Committee on Communication Quality of IEICE, Wakkanai, Japan (2010/07/09)
Related information: July 2010 Meeting of Technical Committee on Communication Quality, IEICE

FY 2009

Shin Takahashi, Makoto Hisanaga, Keisuke Kameyama, Yukio Fukui and Nobuhiko Kitawaki, "Report on the experimental collaborative remote lectures with the WINDS/Kizuna satellite," Meeting of Technical Committee on Satellite Communications of IEICE, Otaru, Japan (2009/07/10)
Related information: Technical Committee on Satellite Communications, IEICE
Makoto Hisanaga, Shin Takahashi, Keisuke Kameyama, Yukio Fukui, and Nobuhiko Kitawaki, "WINDS (KIZUNA)-based Collaborative e-Learning Project in Thailand, Malaysia and Japan," the 27th International Symposium on Space Technology and Science, Tsukuba, Japan (2009/07/07)
Related information: The 27th International Symposium on Space Technology and Science

FY 2008

Nobuhiko Kitawaki, "Building Virtual Educational Center of Excellence over Asia using Ultra Fast Internet Satellite `Kizuna (WINDS)'," WINDS "KIZUNA" Symposium and Workshop 2009 (2009/02/24)
Related information: http://winds-ets8.jaxa.jp/winds/events/archive/2009/20090224.html
Su Wei Tan, "Satellite Tele-Education : MMU's Experience," WINDS "KIZUNA" Symposium and Workshop 2009 (2009/02/24)
Related information: http://winds-ets8.jaxa.jp/winds/events/archive/2009/20090224.html
Nobuhiko Kitawaki, Yukio Fukui, Keisuke Kameyama, and Shin Takahashi, "WINDS (Kizuna)-based collaborative e-learning project in Thailand, Malaysia and Japan," The 15th Sessions of the Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF-15), Hanoi, Vietnam, December 2008.
Related information: Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum

FY 2007

Nobuhiko Kitawaki, DongSheng Cai, Keisuke Kameyama, Shin Takahashi, and Yukio Fukui, "International Distant Education by Use of Information and Communication Technologies," Tunisian-Japan Symposium on Science, Society & Technology, Abstract-TJASSST2007, p.82, Proc. The 8th edition TJASSST2007, pp.14-16, October 2007.
Related information: Tunisian-Japan Symposium on Science, Society & Technology

FY 2006

DongSheng Cai, Nobuhiko Kitawaki, Yukio Fukui, Takeshi Yamada, Keisuke Kamayama, and Shin Takahashi, "E-learning Experiment over Satellite between Asian Universities towards the development of Wideband InterNetworking engineering test and Demonstration Satellite (WINDS)," Tunisia-Japan Symposium on Society, Science and Technology (TJASSST 2006), (Sousse, Tunisia), Dec. 4-6, 2006.
Related information: http://www.ecopark.rnrt.tn/tjassst/

FY 2004

DongSheng Cai, Nobuhiko Kitawaki, Yukio Fukui, Jiro Tanaka, Seiichi Nishihara, Nobuo Ohbo, Kazuo Hara, Michiro Kusanagi, Jun Nogami, and Kazunori Inagaki, "[Invited] Building Virtual Center of Excellence over Asia using Ultra Fast Internet Satellite," Proc.e-Agenda 2004 - Asia Pacific Forum (Singapore), pp.6-13, March 2004.
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