Masako Yoshioka

Masako Yoshioka


Associate Professor
Department of Psychology, Faculty of Letters, Aichi University

Address: Aichi University 1-1 Machihata Toyohashi Aichi 441-8522 Japan
Lab Phone: (81)532-47-4563
Email: yoshioka@vega.aichi-u.ac.jp




Educational History

BA Ritsumeikan University 2002
MS in Human Services Ritsumeikan University 2004
PhD in Letters Ritsumeikan University 2007

Work Experience

2007-2010@Research Assistant Department of Psychology Ritsumeikan University
2010-2011@Post-doctoral Fellow (Supervisor: Dr. Akira Mochizuki) Ritsumeikan University
2011-2016@Assistant Professor Department of Psychology, Aichi University
2016-present@Associate Professor Department of Psychology, Aichi University
2016-2017@Visiting Research Scholor Department of Psycology, West Virginia University

Research Interests

EObjective evaluation of students' longhand note taking
EEffective teaching methods for undergraduate students in psychology major
EBehavioral technology

My research interests concern how teachers' and students' behaviors interact each other in university classes. I am particularly interested in the influence of different lecture modes on students' note taking behavior and their academic outcome. My current research includes time-sereis analysis on note taking in relation to teacher's use of whiteboards and slides.



Publications

Yoshioka, M. & Fuji, K. (2019) Compact devices for measuring handwriting of university students. Japanese Journal of Behavior Analysis, 33,110-117.

Lattal, A. K. & Yoshioka, M. (2017) Improving the human instrument. Mexican Journal of Behavior Analysis, 43, 177-191.

Yoshioka, M. (2016). A simple pigeon feeder for using semi-field environments, Japanese Journal of Behavior Analysis, 30,178-181.

Yoshioka, M. (2016). Skinnerfs downward cumulative recorder made for tilt box apparatus: the 1930 demonstration model, Japanese Journal of Behavior Analysis, 30, 189-192.

Yoshioka, M. (2015). Skinnerfs tilt box apparatus as the origin of the free operant situation: The 1930 demonstration Model, Japanese Journal of Behavior Analysis, 30, 38-41.

Yoshioka, M. (2015). A study on enhancing the technical contribution of behavior analysis. The Ritsumeikan Bungaku, 641, 220-232.

Yoshioka, M. (2015). Toward enabling flexible use of single-case design in applied settings: reply to Yoshida (2015) and Fuji (2015). Japanese Journal of Behavior Analysis, 29, 260-263.

Yoshioka, M. (2015). Recent activities of the Japanese Association for Behavior Analysis: 2003-2013. Japanese Journal of Behavior Analysis, 29, 315-333.

Yoshioka, M. (2014). Ex-post Facto analysis of influence of behavioral intervention on enhancing studentsf learning in university class. Literary Symposium, 149, 117-138.

Fuji, K., and Yoshioka, M. (2013). Cumulative recorders developed by B. F. Skinner during the period from the 1930's to 1960's. History of Psychology and Psychology studies, 14/15, 13-30.

Yoshioka, M. (2013). Current usage of information sharing tools and its implication for continuous and collaborative supports for persons with disabilities: Cases of Hanamaki and Kitakami region in Iwate prefecture. Literary Symposium, 148, 118-138.

Yoshioka, M. (2011). Case formulation in ACT. In T. Muto (Ed.), The ACT handbook in Japanese. Tokyo: Seiwa publishers. pp. 141-160.

Yoshioka, M. (2008). Training of text interpreting skills by using self-recording: Examination of the functional relationship between behavior change and self-verbalization. Interpreting and Translation Studies, 8, 133-150.

Yoshioka, M. (2007). Self-recording versus Feedback: Effects on accuracy and speed of notetaking for students with hearing impairments. Japanese Journal of Behavior Analysis, 21, 106-115.

Yoshioka, M., & Muto, T. (2006). Improving notetaking in university lecture settings for Deaf students: a support tool. Japanese Journal of Special Education, 43, 459-472.

Yoshioka, M. (2006). gAct for occupational stress: toward new approach for supporting sign language interpreters,h In Muto, T (eds.), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy in Japanese context, Tokyo, Japan: Brain Shuppan.

Yoshioka, M. (2006). gSupport procedure for the process of Commitment and Action,h In Muto, T (eds.), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy in Japanese context, Tokyo, Japan: Brain Shuppan.

Yoshioka, M. (2005). Health problems in sign language interpreter and its support: implications and tasks from the view point of demand-control theory. Ritsumeikan Journal of Human Sciences, 10, 37-42.

Yoshioka, M., Sakamoto, S., Muto, T., & Mochizuki, A. (2003). Acquisition and generalization of object-verb phrase in a student with Deaf and intellectual disability. Ritsumeikan Journal of Human Sciences, 6, 55-66.

Presentations

Yoshioka, M. & Fuji, K. (2017) Developing comact devices for measuring handwriting of university students. Paper presented at 35th Annual Convention of Japanese Association for Behavior Analysis, Fukushima, Japan.

Yoshioka, M. & Fuji, K. (2017) Application of image analysis as a method for measuring undergraduates' note-taking. 43rd Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Denver, CO

Fuji, K., & Yoshioka, M. (2016) Instrumentation for measuring studentsf writing operants in university class: a method for measuring a length of handwriting. Paper presented at 34th Annual Convention of Japanese Association for Behavior Analysis, Oosaka, Japan.

Yoshioka, M. (2016) Measuring teachersf activity using micro-vibration sensor in university class: developing and testing first prototype. Paper presented at 42nd Annual Convention of Association for Behavior Analysis International, Chicago, Illinois.

Yoshioka, M., & Fuji, K. (2015). Instrumentation for measuring studentsf writing operants in university class: developing and testing first prototypes. Paper presented at 33rd Annual Convention of Japanese Association for Behavior Analysis, Tokyo, Japan.

Yoshioka, M. (2014). Ex-post Facto analysis of influence of feedback on enhancing studentsf learning in university class. Paper presented at 40th Annual Convention of Association for Behavior Analysis International, Chicago, Illinois.

Yoshioka, M. (2013). Application of single-case designs in human service settings. Paper presented at the 30th Anniversary Symposium for Japanese Association for Behavior Analysis, Nagoya, Japan.

Yoshioka, M. (2013). Production of a simple feeder for pigeons to use in semi-field environment. Paper presented at the 3rd meeting of Kyoto seminar on experimental behavior analysis, Kyoto, Japan.

Yoshioka, M. (2011). Production of a motion model of Skinnerfs tilt-box (Skinner, 1930) and its educational usage. Paper presented at 75th Annual Convention of Japanese Psychological Association, Tokyo, Japan.

Aoyama, S., Ito, A., Kuno, K., Yoshioka, M. et al. (2010). Examining method of job-support for person-centered work improvement by student job-coach: For supporting to keep self-producing the worthwhile work. Paper presented at the 2nd annual meeting of Japanese Association of Science for Human Services, Kyoto, Japan.

Nakashika, N., Aoyama, S., Itou, A., Kuno, K., Yamaguchi, M., Yoshioka, M. et al. (2010). Functional analysis of cooperation among the welfare institution, the company and the university in the employment for persons with disabilities: through Ritsumeikan Student Job Coachfs Practices. Paper presented at the 2nd annual meeting of Japanese Association of Science for Human Services, Kyoto, Japan.

Fund

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Researcn (C) Funding Agency: Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Project number: 18K02913 Title: Developing a note-taking support system for university students. Role: PI

Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientist (B) Funding Agency: Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Project number: 15K16266 Title: Development of a class observing system from the view point of behavioral technology: time-series measurement of writing and moving behavior. Role: PI




Affiliated academic organizations

Association for Behavior Analysis International, The Japanese Association for Behavior Analysis, The Japanese Association of Special Education, Japanese Association for Sign Language Studies, The the Japan Association for Interpreting and Translation Studies, Japanese Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, The Japanese Psychological Association
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Teaching subjects

EPsychology of Learning and Language
EApplied Behavior Analysis
EStatistical Methods in Psychology



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