MANTELLI Alessandro

Qualifica
Docente a contratto
Telefono
041 234 9536
E-mail
alessandro.mantelli@unive.it
Fax
041 234 9596
Sito web
www.unive.it/persone/alessandro.mantelli (scheda personale)
Struttura
Dipartimento di Studi sull'Asia e sull'Africa Mediterranea
Sito web struttura: https://www.unive.it/dsaam

Current position

·        Post-doctoral Research Fellow (2019-2022): "Learner-centered and teacher supportive online system for Japanese Language Learning & Teaching" (Department of excellence Fund;  Scientific Supervisor, Marcella Mariotti), Department of Asian and North African Studies, Ca' Foscari University of Venice.

Research Interests

·        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.

·        Virtual Reality and Japanese Language education.

Research projects and collaborations 

·        2021 - present, Ca’ Foscari Jisho App, IT and Japanese Language Collaborative Training (Research group: Principal Investigator: Marcella Mariotti, Senior Post-Doc Researcher: Alessandro Mantelli, Junior Researcher: Gaia Varone, Junion Researcher Assistant: Chiara Alessandrini, IT Developer: Giuseppe Garassino), Ca' Foscari Univeristy of Venice.

·        2021-01, 2021-03 - Collaborative Creativity for Japanese Language Education: a Multidimensional Online Project in Response to COVID-19 (Research group: Principal Investigator: Marcella Mariotti, Post-doc Fellow: Alessandro Mantelli, Research Coordinator: Federica Tocci), Ca' Foscari Univeristy of Venice.

·        2020 -  EDUKANJI 2.0: Kanji Learning System and Lesson Manager  (Principal Investigator: Alessandro Mantelli). Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Department of Asian and North African Studies. 

·        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.

·        2016-01,2016-03 – 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.

·        2016,2020 -  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

·        2020 - Ph.D. in Japanese Language Education, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Department of Asian and North African Studies, (Tutor: Marcella Mariotti), Ph.D. thesis title:  Strategie di progettazione sostenibile di sistemi E-learning per lo studio del giapponese per italofoni. Il caso studio JaLea (Sustainable design strategies of E-learning systems for the study of Japanese for Italian speakers. The case study JaLea). 

 

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

·        2021 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 Registration Code: 102019000002235.

Teaching Experience

·        2020-2022 Adjunct lecturer at Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Dept. of Asian and North African Studies.

·              B.A.: Course in Language, Culture and Society of Asia and Mediterranean Africa: Japanese Language 2.1 (LT005N)

·              B.A.: Course in Language, Culture and Society of Asia and Mediterranean Africa: Japanese Language Mod.1 (LT003N-1)

·              B.A.: Course in Language, Culture and Society of Asia and Mediterranean Africa: Japanese Language Mod.2 (LT003N-2)

·              M.A.: Course in Language and Civilisation of Asia and Mediterranean Africa: Computer Science (Japan) (LM1730)

·              M.A.: Course in Language and Civilisation of Asia and Mediterranean Africa: Japanese Language 1.2 (LM012N, a.a. 2020-2021)

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

·              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 (Japan) (LM1730).

Talks, conferences, presentations

·       26.10.2021 “Enhancing no-level Japanese communication through chatbots. Simulation and Implementation with Dialogflow” In Seminario NoLBrick: “No-Level Brick Seminar for Japanese language education”, Ca' Foscari University of Venice.

·        12.06.2018 “Developing Japanese E-learning for Italian speakers: E-learning R&D theory and its implementation”, in International PhD Program conference, Transcultural Studies on Eurasia and North Africa, Ca' Foscari University of Venice.

·        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.

·        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.

·        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, MongoDB.

·        Programming and Scripting:

·        HTML, Javascript, PHP, Bash;

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

·        Java Fundamentals.

Pubblications

·        Mantelli A. (2022). «The Unsung Kingdom translation project. Designing an effective and sustainable classroom activity for a Japanese video game translation». In Annali Ca’ Foscari serie Orientale, Edizioni Ca’ Foscari, Venezia (In Peer Review)

·        Book: Mantelli A. (2021). E-learning sostenibile per la didattica del giapponese. Progettare per l’apprendimento autonomo. Vol.16. Edizioni Ca’ Foscari, Venezia

·        Mantelli A. (2021). «Learning Japanese through VR Technology. The case of Altspace VR». In Annali Ca’ Foscari serie Orientale, 57: 663-684. Edizioni Ca’ Foscari, Venezia

·        Mantelli A. (2021). «Development of a Kanji Reference Tool and its Moodle Integration EduKanji 2.0: Design, Development and Implementation». In EL.LE, 10,1: 117-140. Edizioni Ca’ Foscari, Venezia

·        Mantelli, A. (2020). «Analisi delle criticità nell’apprendimento dei kanji a livello avanzato e possibili strategie E-learning». In Sguardi sul Giappone (Associazione Italiana Studi Giapponesi, Aistugia), 71-89, Aracne Editrice, Roma.

·        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». Titolo Panel: “The next generation of language education: technology and pedagogy side-by-side” di Mariotti, M., Mantelli, A., Aikawa, T., in . Japanese Language and Education in Europe, 22: 96-104. The Association of Japanese Language Teachers in Europe, e.V. (AJE).

·       Mantelli, A. (2018). «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. (2017). «JALEA: an authentic and personal path to Japanese LEArning». Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Higher Education Advances. Third International Conference on Higher Education Advances, 835-843.

·      Mariotti, M., & Mantelli, A. (2012). «ITADICT Project and Japanese Language Learning». Acta Linguistica Asiatica, 2(2),65-82.