Okayama University


A ceremony for the Okayama University Teaching Award was held.

October 31, 2022

Okayama University held the Okayama University Teaching Award Ceremony on October 28.

The purpose of the Teaching Award is to select outstanding courses that lead the university's educational reforms and courses that provide excellent education from among courses recommended by the university, and to commend the faculty members in charge of those courses as recipients of the Excellent Education Award. The purpose of this system is to improve education by spreading educational practices throughout the university. Previously, only liberal arts education courses were eligible for this award, but starting this year, all courses offered in the previous academic year are eligible. The following four courses were selected from those offered in 2021.

President MAKINO Hirofumi and FUNAHASHI Hiroaki, Executive Director for Academic Affairs / Provost, attended the ceremony, where President Makino presented each faculty member with a certificate of commendation.

The award ceremony was also followed by a social gathering in which the recipients discussed with President Makino and Vice President Funahashi on various topics, such as their innovations and difficulties in teaching.

【The recipients of the awards】
・Award-winning subject "Child Psychology A"
   Associate Professor OKAZAKI Yoshihiro, School of Education (Educational Psychology)
・Award-winning subject: "Skill Training for Fixed Prosthodontic Practice of Digital Dentistry and Dental "
  Assistant Professor MINO Takuya, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences (Dentistry)
  Assistant Professor NAKAGAWA Shinsuke, Dentistry, Okayama University Hospital (Department of Oral Implantology)
  Professor KUBOKI Takuo, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences (Dentistry)
・Award-winning subject "Advanced English"
  Lecturer Meiki Susan Mary, Institute for Education and Student Services
・Award-winning subject "Liberal arts for medical professionals"
  Professor MORITA Mizuki, School of Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering in Health Systems