Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Education (Master's Program)
Lecture Code NMC20028 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 特別支援教育特別研究
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Special Study in Special Needs Education
ムラカミ リエ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Mon3-4:Faculty Office
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 07 : Education
Eligible Students Students of Special Needs Education
Keywords pervasive developmental disorder, education, master thesis,SDG_04 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Provides professional guidance and advice so that students can identify their research theme in pervasive developmental disorder education, deep dive such theme, and establish as a master's thesis. Enhances practical skill and research ability for pervasive developmental disorder education. In the 1st year, aims at selection of master's thesis theme and outline creation. In the 2nd year, aims at conducting a work to complete the master's thesis. 
Class Schedule 1 Orientation
2 How to read articles
3 Read articles related to master's thesis
4 Discuss the articles after reading
5 Summary of reading
6 Decide a topic for master's thesis
7 Make a research plan
8 Modify a research plan
9 Examine analysis methods
10 How to conduct statistical processing
11 How to collect data
12 Prepare for data collection
13 Collect data
14 Verify the reliability and validity of data
15 Summary


Focuses on determination of master thesis theme, clarification of research plan detail, and initiation of data gathering. 
Course style (Seminar exercise)
Type of audiovisual aids to be used (None)
Video/DVD to be used (Quantity; Screen time per video/DVD) 
PC or AV used in
Materials required for the seminar to be indicated in each case. 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Continue to implement the work based on comments and advice given in each seminar so that they can be utilized for the next seminar. Make sure you search documents thoroughly.  
Grading Method Students to be comprehensively assessed by work status and the contents of developed resumes.   
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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