Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Education (Master's Program)
Lecture Code NMB10241 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name カリキュラム開発特論X b
Subject Name
カリキュラムカイハツトクロンX b
Subject Name in
Further Study in Curriculum Development X b
イワサカ ヤスコ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Inte:*To be announced.
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
Lecture/seminar, discussion, students' presentation
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 08 : Curriculum and Instruction Sciences
Eligible Students  
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This course aims to foster students' ability to conduct researches on learning and curriculum development through examining theories of curriculum and lesson organization from the perspectives of learing contents and process.
Class Schedule 第1回:Lesson1: Present situation and issues of curriculum and lesson development
第2回:Lesson 2: Relevant factors on curriculum development and language teaching
第3回:Lesson 3:Perspective for curriculum development I  Language acquisition and learning theories
第4回:Lesson 4: Perspective for curriculum development II Language education and education for cultural(or international) understanding
第5回:Lesson 5: Crucial issues in curriculum development
第6回 Lesson 6: Selecting relevant issues in curriculum development
第7回:Lesson 7: Developing approapriate teaching materials
第8回:Lesson 8: Issues on lesson planning design and teaching methods
第9回 Lesson 9: Issues on students' learning evaluation
第10回 Lesson 10: Analysis of a case  I: a lesson in experiential learning
第11回 Lesson 11: Analysis of a case  II: a lesson in cross-curricular learning
第12回 Lesson 12: Analysis of a case III: a lesson in research-based learning
第13回:Lesson 13: Teaching styles and roles of classroom teachers I: mass teaching and group learning
第14回:Lesson 14: Teaching styles and roles of classroom teachers II: coorporative learning
第15回:Lesson15: Summary of the curriculum development  
Neccesary materials will be distributed in class.
PC or AV used in
Handouts, audio-visual materials such as CD, DVD, PC.
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Please imagine the real school settings and school curricula for the better understanding of the course contents.
Grading Method Students will be grated from their presentation, discussion and assignments such as reports.
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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