Title Associate Professor
Email yamamoyo#@#human.tsukuba.ac.jp (please replace #@# with @)
Degree Ph.D.(Education)
Division Education
Research Field Science Education, Biological Education, Environmental Education
Undergraduate Program School of Human Sciences, College of Education
Graduate School Program (Main) Education (Master's Program, Doctoral Program)
Graduate School Program (Sub)
Research Themes

Theoretical and practical research of environmental education based on a perspective of environmental ethics (especially deep ecology, biophilia) in science education.
Curriculum research on biological education in Japan and abroad.

Publications/Major Achievements
  • Introducing the perspective of deep ecology in secondary science to enhance students’ well-being and awareness of nature, School Science Review, Vol.102, No.381, 37-42, June 2021.
  • The Introduction of “Experiences of Identification with Familiar Nature” to the Field of Ecology in High School Biology in Japan, International Journal of Curriculum Development and Practice, Vol.20, No.1, 35-48, 2018.
  • Contrast between Concepts to Promote Students’ Awareness of Environmental Ethics in Biological Education: Focusing on the Concept of Deep Ecology and Biophilia, Bulletin of Institute of Education, University of Tsukuba, Vol.43, No.1, 17-29, 2018.
  • A Practical Study on Introducing a Perspective of Environmental Ethics into the Field of Ecology in “Basic Biology”: Focusing on the Core Idea of Deep Ecology, Journal of science education in Japan, Vol.40, No.1, 76-91, 2016.
  • On Characteristics of the curriculum about environmental ethics in the American BSCS high school biology textbook “A Human Approach” : A case study of “ecology : interaction and interdependence in living systems”, The journal of the biological education, Vol.53, No.2, 343-358, 2012.
  • On Characteristics of the Environmental Education Based on “Deep Ecology” Thought : From the cases in USA, Canada, and Australia, Journal of research in science education, Vol.49, No.2, 93-105, 2008.
Scientific Membership

Japanese Educational Research Association
The Association for Science Education
Society of Japan Science Teaching
Japan Society for Science Education
The Society of Biological Sciences Education of Japan
The Japanese Society for Environmental Education
Japan Curriculum Research and Development Association
The Japanese Association of Teaching and Learning Materials

Social and Outreach Activity

Lecturer of delivery class in high school-university partnerships, from 2014

Related Links

TSUKUBA FUTURE #087:Immersed in Deep Ecology