Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Japanese
Academic Year 2019Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Education (Master's Program)
Lecture Code NMG10140 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 社会認識教育方法学特講III(社会科・地理歴史科)
Subject Name
(Katakana)
シャカイニンシキキョウイクホウホウガクトッコウIII(シャカイカ・チリレキシカ)
Subject Name in
English
Special Lecture on Method of Social Studies Education III
Instructor KUSAHARA KAZUHIRO
Instructor
(Katakana)
クサハラ カズヒロ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Fri1-4:EDU A414
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
Seminar-oriented, Discussion, Student 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 : Curriculum and Instruction Sciences
Eligible Students  
Keywords Social studies, curriculum, research methodology
 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
"Students will be able to:
(1)Read Japan/U.S. documents to identify concept and research methodology of social studies education  
(2) Using concept/methodology identified, plan concept/steps for a thesis writing
(3) Through analysis in (1) and (2), explain key topic and discussion points concerning social studies education
(4) Through presentation in (1) and (2), acquire skills of hard-copy-based materials development and presentation"
 
Class Schedule "Lesson 1 Orientation   
○ Aim, Outline and Role Assignment  "

"Lesson 2 Overview of social studies education(1)    
○ Trend of general information books in the Japanese academic society.  "

"Lesson 3 Overview of social studies education(2)    
○ Trend of general information books in the U.S. academic society."

"Lesson 4 Overview of research for social studies education(1)    
○ Main topics in 『社会科研究』, published by Japanese Educational Research Association for the Social Studies."

"Lesson 5 Overview of research for social studies education(2)    
○ Main topics on methodology in 『社会科教育論叢』, published by Japanese Educational Research Association for the Social Studies."

"Lesson 6 Mid-term summary    
○ Summarize the issues on the research for social studies education"

"Lesson 7 Possible transformation on the research for social studies education(1)   
○ Analyze basic articles on the methodology to discuss whether it can be applied to the Japanese social studies"

"Lesson 8 Possible transformation on the research for social studies education(2)    
○ Analyze basic articles on the methodology to discuss whether it can be applied to the Japanese social studies"

"Lesson 9 Possible transformation on the research for social studies education(3)    
○ Analyze basic articles on the methodology to discuss whether it can be applied to the Japanese social studies"

"Lesson 10 Possible transformation on the research for social studies education(4)    
○ Analyze basic articles on the methodology to discuss whether it can be applied to the Japanese social studies"

"Lesson 11 Possible transformation on the research for social studies education(5)    
○ Analyze basic articles on curriculum to discuss the application possibility of the Japanese social studies."

"Lesson 12 Possible transformation on the research for social studies education(6)    
○ Analyze basic articles on curriculum to discuss the application possibility of the Japanese social studies."

"Lesson 13 Possible transformation on the research for social studies education(7)    
○ Analyze basic articles on curriculum to discuss the application possibility of the Japanese social studies."

"Lesson 14 Possible transformation on the research for social studies education(8)    
○ Analyze basic articles on curriculum to discuss the application possibility of the Japanese social studies."

"Lesson 15 Final summary   
○ Summarize the research on social studies education"
 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
To be specified later. Course packet to be prepared separately.
 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
Textbook, Handouts, voice material, image
 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
"This course is conducted with Socrates method.
Obviously, study document/its translation to be covered in the class beforehand. It’s essential to make preparations for fruitful discussions in a class. "
 
Requirements  
Grading Method "(1) Completion level of the contents of shared presentation --- 60%
(2) Commitment to discussions (questions, remarks, logic reduction) --- 30%
(3) Presentation techniques (resume, PowerPoint's, role play) --- 10%
Based on above, students to be comprehensively assessed for achievement level.  
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Other   
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Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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