Luc Gougeon

Tokyo Institute of Technology

Luc Gougeon is a 3rd-year doctoral student in educational technology at the Tokyo Institute of Technology and a member of the Cross AI in Education Lab. He came to Japan 12 years ago from Canada and he currently lives in Kurashiki, Okayama.


COVID-19 as a Catalyst for Change in ICT and CALL

COVID-19 is shaking the foundation of education in Japan from K-12 to higher education. The crisis has shown cracks in a system known for conservatism and highlighted new innovative practices. Will CALL in Japan be affected by the systemic changes caused by the pandemic. This presentation will analyze changes in ICT policies and try to answer this simple question: will the pandemic change the way we think about educational technology use in the classroom?