Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC523517 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 社会心理学課題研究II
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Advanced Laboratory Project in Social Psychology II
モリナガ ヤスコ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 4th-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Tues5-6:Faculty Office
Lesson Style Research Lesson Style
(More Details)
Student oral presentation and discussion 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 4 : Undergraduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 06 : Psychology
Eligible Students Students in Program in Psychology, Elective course
Keywords Social psychology, Method of psychology research, Creation of thesis 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・To acquire knowledge and skills to recognize research topics related to psychology, and to make appropriate research plans.
・Collecting appropriate documents・data on research issues and acquiring ability・ skills to analyze・summarize them.
・Acquiring the ability and skills to express and evaluate research processes and results
・To acquire atitudes to sincerely tackle with psychological issues in the modern society. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
In this course students acquire the practical skill and ability to form and practice the specific study of social psychology through presentation and discussion on the several emotional problems and its way of solving in the area of the psychology of learning.
In the class students make and consider several reports in the area of social psychology. The examination targets are theses published in journals, researches conducted by teachers or graduate students, researches on themes students themselves have interests in.
Through the extensive deliberation and report of study cases, students learn the practical way of retrieval and collection of documents, procedure and completion of their study, and presentation. In particular, much emphasis is put on collection of appropriate materials through experiments and interviews, proper analyses and summary of the collected materials with statistical analyses, etc. and easy-to-understand presentation of problem-solving processes and research outcomes by means of oral presentation and reports, etc. In some cases not only teachers in charge but graduate students participate in the discussion 
Class Schedule Lesson1 Report on study cases(Student #1)
Lesson2 Report on study cases(Student #2)
Lesson3 Report on study cases(Student #3)
Lesson4  Report on study cases(Student #4)
Lesson5  Report on study cases(Student #5)
Lesson6  Interim presentation about research and report on study cases (The First Presenter)
Lesson7  Interim presentation about research and report on study cases  (The Second Presenter)
Lesson8  Interim presentation about research and report on study cases  (The Third Presenter)
Lesson9  Interim presentation about research and report on study cases  (The Fourth Presenter)
Lesson10  Interim presentation about research and report on study cases  (The Fifth Presenter)
Lesson11  The Report of Studies Examples and the Interim Report of Study Subject (The First Presenter)
lesson12  The Report of Studies Examples and the Interim Report of Study Subject (The Second Presenter)
lesson13  The Report of Studies Examples and the Interim Report of Study Subject (The Third Presenter)
lesson14  The Report of Studies Examples and the Interim Report of Study Subject (The Fourth Presenter)
lesson15  The Report of Studies Examples and the Interim Report of Study Subject (The Fifth Presenter)

Make presentation materials and submit them for the report of research case at every lesson.

・Presenters collect literature and present them in class, then deepen their understandings of their own research.
・Presenters are decided in accordance with the students' situation. 
Introduced in the lessons when needed 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Materials provided in class, Screen image (Video/PC/Other image materials)
PC and projector can be used for a presentation. Proactive use of them are suggested to make a presentation easy-to-understand and effective. 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
In this lesson, the activity after the lecture hour is important, too. The review of the previous lectures, practical training and exercises are required. I recommend avid gain of the information which you did not learned or you will need in future by communicating with the teachers and graduate students not only in a laboratory you belong to. In addition, the learning effect on you increases remarkably by participating and supporting the study that teachers and graduate students perform. 
Requirements Limited to students who have taken Introductory Psychology Laboratory Project I and II.
Required to have knowledge and interests on Social Psychology , knowledge and skills on the method of psychology learned as a specialized basic subject, and eagerness and positive attitude to tackle a problem.

Class relevant to subject: Civics (Philosophy, Ethics, Religious Studies, Psychology 
Grading Method Attitude of attendance (20%), Presentations contents (50%), Commitment to discussion (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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