Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2018Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Education (Professional Degree Program)
Lecture Code NPB10201 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name アクションリサーチ実地研究III
Subject Name
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Action Research Practicum in Teaching Practice III
スズキ ユミコ,キノシタ ヒロヨシ,タカハシ ヒトシ,オオセド カズキ,ミヤサト トモエ,マツウラ タケト
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  Intensive
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (Int) Inte:*To be announced.
Lesson Style Practical Lesson Style
【More Details】
field research 
Credits 3 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 7 : Graduate Special Studies
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 24 : Education
Eligible Students  
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Through 15-days' training at partner schools, students will enhance educational and teaching abilities, and also aim to establish a research topic based on educational understanding and challenges.
Students studying in the master's course will develop skills and abilities to apply experiential wisdom and practical wisdom. In-service students will improve their abilities to deal with challenges observed in schools by conducting problem solutions.

For students studying at a master's course, this course offers 1) preliminary instruction, 2) a practicum, and 3) after-training instruction. For in-service teachers, this course includes preliminary and after-training instruction and training at schools which they work at. They will be evaluated based on training which is conducted based on the RV-PDCA cycle.
1) Preliminary instruction
・Readiness for practical research and significance of the research
・Understanding of the status of schools
2) Practicum
・Engagement in educational activities both inside and outside of school
・Implementation of class research
・Participation in practical seminar
・Logs and feedback on professional development
3) After-training instruction
・Summarize Action Research Practicum in Teaching Practice III
Class Schedule lesson1 Preliminary instructions(1)・Students will receive instructions on the significance of the practicum and how they should prepare for it by supervisors.
lesson2 Preliminary instructions(2)・Based on the mentorship of supervisors and mentors, students will make plans for the practicum, such as where they will conduct training, and contents.
lesson3  Practicum(1)Based on instructions by mentors, researchers and supervisors will observe the practicum and give advice for presentations.
lesson4 Practicum(2)Observation on classroom activity
lesson5 Practicum(3)observation on school administration
lesson6 Practicum Seminar 1
lesson7 Practicum(4)Research activity
lesson8  Practicum(5)Research reflection
lesson9  Practicum(6)Research plan
lesson10 Practicum Seminar 2
lesson11 Practicum(7)Research activity in lesson
lesson12 Practicum(8)Research reflection in lesson
lesson13 Practicum(6)Research plan in lesson
lesson14 After training:Students will make portfolios and reports based on Action Research Practicum in Teaching Practice Ⅲ
lesson15 Wrap-up 
Not yet decided 
PC or AV used in
Suggestions on
Preparation and
reflect field research during school practicum 
Grading Method Based on evaluations on portfolios by mentors, supervisors and researchers will evaluate 
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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