Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Japanese
Academic Year 2018Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Education (Professional Degree Program)
Lecture Code NPA10010 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 教育課程開発の実践と評価
Subject Name
(Katakana)
キョウイクカテイカイハツノジッセントヒョウカ
Subject Name in
English
Practice and Evaluation of Curriculum Development
Instructor SUZUKI YUMIKO,MIYASATO TOMOE
Instructor
(Katakana)
スズキ ユミコ,ミヤサト トモエ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Weds1-4:EDU C307
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
【More Details】
discussion, presentation  
Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 24 : Education
Eligible Students  
Keywords curriculum, curriculum management, curriculum development 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
1)Understand the social backgrouds, educational purposes and challenges of distinctive curricula.
2)Develop basic skills of creating and evaluating curricula via cooperative learning.
Understand purposes and outcomes of distinctive curricula, and develp basic skills of curriculum management in order to establish and evaluate curricula via cooperative learning.

By collecting and studying cases of distinctive curricula, specifically understand curricula. Also, understand the social backgrouds, educational purposes and challenges of distinctive curricula via cooperative learning. As group works, plan and conduct demo lessons which are designed for each school. Through activities, develop basic skills of curriculum management in order to establish and evaluate curricula. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Orientation
lesson2 The importance of curricula and curriculum management
lesson3 Specific understanding of curricula and curriculum management  
lesson4 Introduction of the practices of distinctive curricula
lesson5 Collecting data for curricula overseas: group work
lesson6 Collecting data for curricula in Japan: group work
lesson7 Collecting and summarizing data for practical cases of curricula overseas: group work
lesson8 Collecting and summarizing data for practical cases of curricula in Japan: group work
lesson9 Curriculum development and curriculum management exercise (1)As a group, students will decide for what kind of school they will design curriculum
lesson10 Curriculum development and curriculum management exercise (2)
As a group, students will establish blueprints of curriculum
lesson11 Curriculum development and curriculum management exercise (3)
As a group, students will polish and examine blueprints of curriculum.
lesson12 Curriculum development and curriculum management exercise (4)
Preparation for group presentation
lesson13 Group presentation on curriculum and curriculum management  
lesson14 Examination of the blueprints of a curriculum and curriculum management
lesson15 Wrap-up 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
Not yet decided

Japanese National Curriculum Standards for Kindergartens
Japanese National Curriculum Standards for Elementary Shools
Japanese National Curriculum Standards for Middle Shools
Japanese National Curriculum Standards for High Shools 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
DVD, PPT 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
1-3 Read some materials that are concerned with curriculum development
4-8 Collect some cases that are concerned with curriculum development  and curriculum management  
9-15 preparate for group presentation  
Requirements  
Grading Method Evaluate comprehensively based on the items listed below.
Class participation: 40%
Reports: 60% 
Message  
Other   
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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