Institute Faculty and Students Present Research on Daisaku Ikeda

Faculty and students affiliated with the Institute for Daisaku Ikeda Studies in Education presented their research at international and national conferences, including in two symposium sessions at the 2015 annual conference of the American Educational Research Association in Chicago. Faculty and students also presented papers at the 2015 annual conference of the American Educational Studies … More Institute Faculty and Students Present Research on Daisaku Ikeda

International Delegation Visits Institute

On September 22, 2015, a Japanese delegation from Soka Gakkai International (SGI) visited the DePaul University Institute for Daisaku Ikeda Studies in Education. SGI is a global association dedicated to peace, culture and education. As an NGO in consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council, it cooperates with the UN in a … More International Delegation Visits Institute

Ikeda Center Education Fellows Award

Doctoral students Melissa Bradford and Kendrick Johnson learned last spring that they had both been selected for the two coveted Ikeda Education Fellowships from the Ikeda Center for Peace, Learning, and Dialogue, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The Education Fellows Program was established by the Ikeda Center for Peace, Learning, and Dialogue in 2007. The program aims … More Ikeda Center Education Fellows Award

Institute for Ikeda Studies Hosts Renowned Dewey Scholars

Internationally renowned John Dewey scholars Larry Hickman and Jim Garrison gave the inaugural lecture at the opening of DePaul University’s Institute for Daisaku Ikeda Studies in Education. Over 200 students, faculty, and community members filled Cortelyou Commons on January 14, 2015, to hear Drs. Hickman and Garrison discuss their recently published dialogue with Dr. Ikeda, … More Institute for Ikeda Studies Hosts Renowned Dewey Scholars

Living as Learning and Daisaku Ikeda, Language and Education Win AESA 2015 Critics Choice Book Award

Living as Learning: John Dewey in the 21st Century (2014, Dialogue Path Press) and Daisaku Ikeda, Language and Education (2015, Routledge) received the 2015 Critics Choice Book Award from the American Educational Studies Association at its annual conference in San Antonio, Texas, November 11 – 15, 2015. Living as Learning: John Dewey in the 21st Century … More Living as Learning and Daisaku Ikeda, Language and Education Win AESA 2015 Critics Choice Book Award

Doctoral Research Dialogue Series

The Institute for Daisaku Ikeda Studies in Education introduced the Doctoral Research Dialogue Series, which brings DePaul graduate students engaged in Makiguchi and Ikeda studies into dialogue with doctoral students from other universities who are engaged in similar scholarship. The Series began on October 15, 2015 with a lecture by Julie Nagashima, a doctoral candidate … More Doctoral Research Dialogue Series

DePaul Students Visit Hiroshima and Nagasaki

In January 2015, the DePaul University College of Education introduced a new course on the Soka educational philosophy and nuclear abolition as part of a Japan study abroad program focused on intercultural dialogue and nuclear abolition. Seventeen graduate and undergraduate students from across the university and various academic programs engaged in the intensive 5-week course, … More DePaul Students Visit Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Dean Zionts Visits Soka University, Soka High School

DePaul University College of Education Dean Paul Zionts and Institute for Daisaku Ikeda Studies in Education Director Jason Goulah visited Soka University and Soka High School in Tokyo, Japan. During their visit December 7-11, 2015, they met with Soka University Provost Hirotomo Teranishi, Education Department Dean Masashi Suzuki, and Soka Education Research Institute Director Koichi … More Dean Zionts Visits Soka University, Soka High School

Faculty Profile – Dr. Jason Goulah

Originally posted on LLC:
Q: What initiatives have you been working on recently? A: Within the Department of Leadership, Language and Curriculum, the most recent thing is creating undergraduate minors in bilingual education (BE) and English as a second language (ESL). We did this because non-native English speakers in the US are increasing dramatically and…