MANTELLI Alessandro

Qualifica Docente a contratto
Telefono 041 234 9536
E-mail alessandro.mantelli@unive.it
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Struttura Dipartimento di Studi sull'Asia e sull'Africa Mediterranea
Sito web struttura: https://www.unive.it/dsaam

Actual position

·        Post-doctoral Research Fellow (2019-2020): "Online learner-centered system for Japanese Language Teaching and Learning" (Department of excellence Fund;  P.I. Marcella Mariotti)

Research Fields

·        Japanese Language Education, E-Learning, Japanese Language and Computer Science.

·        Japanese language speech recognition.

·        Japanese language morphological and computational Analysis.

·        Instructional Design and User Experience Design.

Research projects and collaborations 

·        2019 – JaLea Business “A Hypermedia Web Application to learn Business Japanese” (Research group: Principal Investigator: Marcella Mariotti, System Developer: Alessandro Mantelli, Content Manager: Giuseppe Garassino), Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Department of Asian and North African Studies.

·        2016 – JaLea “Your JApanese LEArning system”: Japanese Learning and Grammar Dictionary Web Application (Research group: Principal Investigator: Marcella Mariotti, System Developer: Alessandro Mantelli, Content Manager: Giovanni Lapis). Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Department of Asian and North African Studies.

·        2016 – Hi-J “High-School Japanese Learning System” (Research group: Project Manager: Paolo Calvetti e Marcella Mariotti, Content manager: Giuseppe Giordano, System Developer: Alessandro Mantelli), Italian Association for Japanese Language Education AIDLG.

·        2016-: A4edu: Japanese-Italian dictionary, as evolution of the previous project ITADICT (2011), (Research group: Alessandro Mantelli, Marcella Mariotti), Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Departmental project, Department of Asian and North African Studies. http://a4edu.unive.it

·        2012- 2013: EDUKANJI: Kanji Learning System and Lesson Manager  (Research group: Alessandro Mantelli, Marcella Mariotti). Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Department of Asian and North African Studies. Departmental Funds: Project for e-Learning development, 2012-3.

·        2011-2015: ITADICT: Japanese-Italian online dictionary, (Research group: Marcella Mariotti, Alessandro Mantelli) Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Departmental project, Department of Asian and North African Studies.

Education and training

·        Ph.D. in Japanese Language Education, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Department of Asian and North African Studies

Visiting researcher at:

·        Keio University (July-August 2016)

·        Institute of Japanese Studies, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (July -August 2015);

·        Institute of Japanese Studies, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (July -August  2012);

·        Tokyo Gakugei University (visiting research student, October 1996 - October 1997).

·        Tokyo Gakugei University (1996-97), annual Scholarship of the Japanese Government

·        4 Year Cycle University Degree (M.A.) in Japanese Studies, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice (1998).

Certifications

·        LPIC Linux System Administration (Level 2, 2006; Level 1, 2004).

·        Japanese Language Proficiency Test Level 1 (2003).

Award, Fellowships and Grants

·        Ca' Foscari International Staff Exchange Grant (2012, 2015 ,2016).

·        Annual Scholarship of the Japanese Government, Tokyo Gakugei University (1996-97).

Patents

·        Alessandro Mantelli, Marcella Mariotti, Sistema e metodo per l’unione di morfemi in unità lessicali e relativa trascrizione in sillabe hiragana e in caratteri latini di un testo giapponese, Method for creating lessical units from morphems and trascriptions in hiragana and latin characters of a Japanese Text : Patent Pending, 2019-02-15

Teaching Experience

·        2017-2018: Teaching assistant, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice:

·        B.A.: Course in Language, Culture and Society of Asia and Mediterranean Africa: Japanese Language 2

·        M.A.: Course in Language and Civilisation of Asia and Mediterranean Africa: Japanese Language 1

·        M.A.: Course in Languages, Economics and Institutions of Asia and North Africa: Japanese Language 1

·        2011-2016: Adjunct lecturer (professore a contratto) at Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Dept. of Asian and North African Studies: Computer Science for Japanese Studies.

Talks, conferences, presentations

·        01.12.2017:JALEA (Japanese e-Learning System) Project Closing Ceremony and Future Perspectives, with Marcella Mariotti and Giovanni Lapis (Ca’ Foscari,  University, of Venice),

·        14.09.2017 (cfp): “Analisi morfologica e Instructional design: quale rapporto”, XLI Congress of the Italian Association for Japanese Studies (AISTUGIA), University of Venice, Italy

·        31.08.2017 (cfp): “JaLea – Highly maintainable Japanese Learning Web Application”, The next generation of language education: technology and pedagogy side by side, panel with Marcella Mariotti (Ca’ Foscari University of Venice) and Takako Aikawa (MIT). 15th EAJS Section 10: Japanese Language Education, 21th AJE Symposium, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal.

·        21.07.2017 (cfp): “JaLea: an authentic and personal path to JApaneseLEArning”, with Marcella Mariotti and Giovanni Lapis (Ca’ Foscari University of Venice). The Third International Conference on Higher Education Advances (HEAd’17) , Faculty of Business Administration and Management, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain.

·        22.03.2017: “Japanese language teaching and E-learning: a4edu, Edukanji, JaLea, Hi-j: projects details and their background” with Marcella Mariotti (Ca’ Foscari, University of Venice), Venezia.

·        17-18.03.2017: “The Hi-J Project”, with Giuseppe Giordano (University of Naples "L'Orientale”) (Sakura Network) Japan Foundation, 2017 Seminar of Associazione Italiana per la Lingua Giapponese (AIDLG), Japanese cultural Institute in Rome, Italy.

·        08.12.2016: “ll giapponese in una app: progetto JaLea supported by Mitsubishi Corporation”, with Marcella Mariotti e Giovanni Lapis (Ca’ Foscari, University of Venice) Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Italy

·        22-24.09.2016 (cfp): “Japanese Language Speech Recognition through digital devices”, XL Congress of the Italian Association for Japanese Studies (AISTUGIA), University of Turin, Italy

·        18.12.2012: “Edukanji, a self-learning oriented tool for Kanji Learning and Lesson Manager”, Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Venice.

·        17.04.2012: “The Itadict Project”, with Marcella Mariotti and Clemente Beghi (Ca’ Foscari, University of Venice)

Translations and Interpreter

·        Japanese-Italian Interpreter for Murakami Ryō, Mostra del Cinema di Venezia, Leone d’argento Musica (Venezia, 2016)

·        Japanese-Italian Tourist Interpreter, Self Employed (Venezia, 2007-2015)

·        Business Interpreter and Japanese-Italian Translator, Hobibox Japan (Tokyo, 2003-2006)

·        Japanese-Italian Translator and localizator, Squaresoft, Japan, Tokyo (Kingdoms Heart, 2002).

·        Japanese-Italian Translator, localizator and proofreader, Eidos, Londra (Tomb Raider, 1999).

·        Japanese-Italian Translator and localizator, Squaresoft Japan, Tokyo (Final Fantasy VIII, 1999).

·        Japanese-Italian Translator and localizator, Squaresoft USA Los Angeles (1999).

·        Japanese-Italian Translator and localizator, Berlitz, Dublin (1999).

Other Professional Experiences

·        System Developer

·        Web Application programmer (customers among others: Interlogica, Nethun, Nuovo Studio).

·        System Administration at Sanità Regione Veneto for Engineering s.p.a. (2009-2010).

·        System Administrator ENEL Energia for the project Enel Credit Management (2008-09).

·        System administrator at Venice Court (2008).

·        System administrator at TIM, Padova (2006-2007).

·        System administrator and programmer at Hobibox Japan, Tokyo (2003-06).

·        System administrator and programmer at Italian Cultural Institute, Tokyo (2005).

·        Technical Translator for Unicorn Japan, Tokyo (2000-06).

·        System administrator ad programmer at Guillemot Japan, Tokyo (2000-02).

·        System administrator and Help Desk, Ericsson, Venice (1998).

Memberships

·        Association of Japanese Language Teachers in Europe (AJE)

·        Italian association for Japanese Language Teaching (AIDLG)

·        Italian association for Japanese Studies (AISTUGIA)

Languages

          First Language: Italian

          Other Languages: Japanese, English                        

Computer Skills

·        OS: Unix/Linux, Windows 2000/2003 server.

·        Network: LAN, Firewall (Iptables) e VPN.

·        Network Services:

·        Web Server: Apache Apache-SSL, DNS and Mail Services.

·        Database: Mysql, Psql, Oracle.

·        Programming and Scripting:

·        HTML, Javascript, PHP, Bash;

·        Ajax Oriented Web Development, jQuery and responsive (bootstrap), server-side: Apache PHP Mysql;

·        Java Fundamentals.

Pubblications

·        Pre-print Document: Mantelli, A. (2020) Analisi delle criticità nell’apprendimento dei kanji a livello avanzato e possibili strategie E-learning.. In Aistugia – title to be defined.

·        Mantelli, A. (2020). PhD Thesis: Strategie di progettazione sostenibile di sistemi E-learning per lo studio del giapponese per italofoni. Il case study JaLea.

·       Mantelli, A. (2019). Review of "Kakawaru kotoba sanka shi taiwa suru kyōiku kenkyū e no izanai” edited by Satō Shinji and Saeki Yutaka(2017). Tokyo kotoba to toshi no tōgōteki rikai e, 20, 126–130.

·       Mantelli, A. (2018). JALEA: a highly maintainable Japanese Learning Web Application. [Panel title: "The next generation of language education:technology and pedagogy side-by-side" by M.Mariotti, T.Aikawa, A.Mantelli].

·        Mantelli, A. (2017). Riconoscimento fonetico della lingua giapponese attraverso gli strumenti digitali. In Orizzonti Giapponesi Ricerche, Idee, Prospettive (Associazione Italiana Studi Giapponesi, Aistugia), 275-294, Aracne Editrice, Roma.

·       Mariotti, M., Mantelli, A., & Lapis, G. (2016). JALEA: an authentic and personal path to JApaneseLEArning. Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Higher Education Advances. Third International Conference on Higher Education Advances.

·       Mariotti, M., & Mantelli, A. (2012). ITADICT Project and Japanese Language Learning. pp.65-82. In ACTA LINGUISTICA ASIATICA - vol. 2.