Japan is becoming a super-aged death-ridden society, and there is a growing need to improve the end-of-life-care in medical and healthcare services. In this research, we are going to extract the practical knowledge from good practices of end-of-life-care in Japan. In the Open Research Forum, we will distribute a prototype version of our research results, Pattern Language for End of Life Care. We would like to get your feedback.
Patterns for Well-being in Life, is a pattern language that supports people achieve their own way of well-being in their daily life. We used Four Factors of Happiness studied by one of the authors, Takashi Maeno, as a framework of well-being, by focusing on people practicing Four Factors of Happiness as people living in well-being. In ORF, we will publish and distribute a prototype version of the results of this research, to get further feedback to brush up our patterns for our upcoming publication.
Creative Learning is a style of learning: learning by creating and learning through creating. Although this is new in the context of education, there are many books related to the concept of creative learning, which are written for past 1 century, and many cases of practicing creative learning in various domains and places. Recently pattern languages have been developed as tools for supporting creative learning. It this exhibition booth, we open a library collecting books related to concept, cases and tools of creative learning.