Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code C7000302 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name Fundamental Knowledge on Education in Japan for International Undergraduate Students
Subject Name
ファンダメンタル ナレッジ オン エデュケーション イン ジャパン フォー インターナショナル アンダーグラジュエイト スチューデンツ
Subject Name in
Fundamental Knowledge on Education in Japan for International Undergraduate Students
クワヤマ ヒサシ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Inte
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture and Discussion 
Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction E : English
Course Level 4 : Undergraduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 07 : Education
Eligible Students International students
Keywords Education in Japan, Socio-Cultural Perspective on Education, SDG-04, husa 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
English-medium subject for short-term international exchange program, and Japanese students who would like to discuss about education in English 
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This course aims at acquiring comprehensive understanding on education system and culture in Japan.  
Class Schedule Lesson1: Introduction to Education in Japan (Workshop on Education)
Lesson2: Outline of Education System in Japan
Lesson3: Educational Administration at the National and Local Levels in Japan
Lesson4: School Administration and Management in Japan
Lesson5: Teachers in Japan
Lesson6: School Visit (1)
Lesson7: Reflection on School Visit (1)
Lesson8: Outline of Curriculum and Textbook in Japan
Lesson9: School Subjects and Activities in Japan
Lesson10: Outlined Brief History of Education in Japan
Lesson11: Cross-Cultural Perspective on Education in Japan
Lesson12: Lifelong Learning Society and Educational Reforms in Japan
Lesson13: School Visit (2)
Lesson14: Reflection on School Visit (2)
Lesson15: Wrap-up

Report Assingment 
Distributed in the Class 
PC or AV used in
Handouts and PC Projector 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Preparation/refrection are required before/after each class.  
Requirements This course is set in a program for international students.
The attendance by Japanese students will be also welcomed; but the credit could not be taken.  
Grading Method Participation and Contribution in Class Discussion (20%)
Reports in each class (50%)
Term Paper (30%) 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
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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