Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Education (Master's Program)
Lecture Code NMS20005 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 高等教育基礎論II(制度・政策)
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Higher Education Foundation II (Structure & Policy)
コウ フクトウ,オオバ ジュン,ダイゼン ツカサ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Tues5-6:*To be announced.
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Students are required to read various materials and prepare for oral or written reports in advance. Despite differences in each lesson, lecturers may make a brief introduction to key points of each lesson. Students are encouraged to make oral presentations or comments on assigned materials and to participate in discussion actively.  
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction E : English
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 07 : Education
Eligible Students  
Keywords Higher education systems, policies, comparative and historical perspectives 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The purpose of this lecture is to help students to have a better understanding of higher education systems and policies in main countries and regions in the historical and comparative perspectives.  
Class Schedule lesson1 (Huang) Orientation and introduction to the emergence of medieval universities
lesson2 (Huang) Emergence of and changes in modern higher education systems
lesson3 (Huang) Policies of enhancing international competitiveness of HE in East Asian societies
lesson4 (Huang) Chinese higher education: past and present (1)
lesson5 (Huang) Chinese higher education: past and present (2)
lesson6 (Oba)Trends of the higher education reforms in the world
lesson7 (Oba)Systems and policies of higher education: UK and NZ
lesson8 (Oba)Systems and policies of higher education: Latin America
lesson9 (Oba)Systems and policies of higher education: Europe
lesson10 (Oba)Systems and policies of higher education: Asian countries
lesson11 (Daizen) History of Japanese Higher Education(1): Before World War I
lesson12 (Daizen) History of Japanese Higher Education(2): During and after World War I
lesson13 (Daizen) History of Japanese Higher Education(3): Wartime
lesson14 (Daizen) History of Japanese Higher Education(4): During the Occupation Period
lesson15 (Daizen) History of Japanese Higher Education(5): New Educational System 
Other assigned materials 
PC or AV used in
No specially required facilities 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Students are required to read assigned materials and prepare for oral or written reports in advance. 
Grading Method Based on participation in all lessons and active discussions in all lessons. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message All lessons are basically provided in English 
Other The schedule of each lesson could be adjusted according to the convenience of both lecturers and students. 
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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