Michael Penn

For Michael Penn's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Liberating young minds with technology

Issues | LEARNING CURVE May 14, 2017

Liberating young minds with technology

Education in Japan, within the nexus of business, science and internationalization, is currently developing progressive initiatives. One such trend is to move university teaching out of brick-and-mortar classrooms and into the online sphere. This could be, in its more modest form, simply supplementary resources for ...

Commentary / World May 28, 2005

Leaders, not geography, decide destiny

During their recent visits to Washington some prominent Japanese lawmakers were promoting an uncomfortable message: China is a long-term threat to Japanese security, and a future conflict between Japan and China is virtually inevitable. The argument runs that since Japan is a small island power ...