Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC530004 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 卒業論文
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Graduation Thesis
シミズ ヒサヨ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 4th-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Inte
Lesson Style   Lesson Style
【More Details】
Discussion-oriented exercise style, Individual experiment & research etc.
Credits 6.0 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  
Keywords Child psychology, Developmental psychology, Method of psychology research, Creation of thesis
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Elementary School Teacher Education
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・In individual or group researches, being able to organize・plan educational research activities, carry out them effectively and clarify the meaning. (research ability)
・In the situation of presentation of research investigation and practical educational research, to be able to organize the presentation contents and crealy demonstrate the research results and one's oinions, and to be able to communicate with others and give constructive criticism each other (Presentation and communiation skills).

Special Support School Teacher Education
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・As an individual or in a group, being able to plan a research and conduct the research effectively based on the plan, and round up the results (Research skills and problem-solving skills).
・In individual or group research, being able to clarify the issue consciousness and continue workings to solve the issues, as well as to precisely understand the intention of critics, flexibly modify the contents and direction of the research and compile them. (the ability of carrying out research, self-correcting ability)
・In research presentation of individual or group research, being able to organize the presentation and inform clearly the results, as well as to constructively exchange opinions at questions and answers. (the ability of expressing and presenting)

(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
Students By using psychological research methods, conduct research on specific issues related to child psychology. Students will make a presentation about the process and results of the research. Finally, to complete the graduation thesis. 
Class Schedule Lesson 1 Guidance Schedule of writing a graduate thesis

Lesson 2 Research planning

Lesson 3 Research planning

Lesson 4 Research planning

Lesson 5 Research

Lesson 6 Research

Lesson 7 Research

Lesson 8 Interim report

Lesson 10 Practice of Study

Lesson 11 Practice of Study

Lesson 12 Preparation of Thesis and Presentation Materials

Lesson 13 Preparation of Thesis and Presentation Materials

Lesson 13 Preparation of Thesis and Presentation Materials

Lesson 14 Preparation of Thesis and Presentation Materials

Lesson 15 Presentation (The joint presentation with the students of the graduation thesis in other realms of Psychology.)  

Submit Graduation thesis and thesis summary.  Performance at the presentation is mandatory.
Necessary materials are introduced when needed. Encouraged to proactively prepare for relevant materials on your own.
PC or AV used in
"In exercise-style lesson, PC and projector can be used for a presentation. Proactive use of them are suggested to make a presentation easy-to-understand and effective.
Suggestions on
Preparation and
"In this class, in accordance with each student's theme, indtructions are given individually. The contents of work  are decided according to the progress situations of each stutent.
From the design and implementation of the research to completion of the thesis are controlled by students voluntarily. On the other hand, however, it is a joint work under the supervisors in accordance with the fixed .schedule. Consult with your supervisor to and with satistfactory work on your research proactively.
Grading Method The process of research , Performance at graduation thesis presentation, Thesis contents
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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