Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Education (Master's Program)
Lecture Code NXB1120 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name Independent Study on Sustainable Development in Education
Subject Name
(Katakana)
 
Subject Name in
English
Independent Study on Sustainable Development in Education
Instructor KUWAYAMA HISASHI
Instructor
(Katakana)
クワヤマ ヒサシ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Inte:EDU L309
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
Lecture, Workshop, Discussion, and Presentation 
Credits 1 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 International students including PEACE program
Keywords Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Inclusive and Equitable Quality Education, Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
This is a supplementary subject to the other 2-credit course titled as "Sustainable Development in Education" for being awarded 3-credit transfer. Therefore, students must register it simultaneously.  
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) adopted by the 70th United Nations General Assembly in September 2015 mentions that we must “ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all”. This course focuses on education sector to achieve SDGs under various political, economic and socio-cultural situations; and has the following two objectives: i) to understand the policy framework of international cooperation to realize SDGs comprehensively; and ii) to acquire higher-order skills to analyze inter-related issues in SDGs from multiple viewpoints. 
Class Schedule Lesson1: Introduction: Workshop on Sustainable Society
Lesson2: What is SDGs? Global Trends and Commitments for SDGs (1) (Lecture)
Lesson3: Global Trends and Commitments for SDGs (2) (Discussion)
Lesson4: What is ESD? Global Trends and Commitments for ESD (1) (Lecture)
Lesson5: Global Trends and Commitments for ESD (2) (Discussion)
Lesson6: Forming Student Groups, Target Areas and Purposes (Workshop and Discussion)
Lesson7: Japan’s Commitments for EFA (Lecture)
Lesson8: Japan’s Commitments for ESD (Lecture)
Lesson9: Group Presentation Based on Problem Analysis about society and education in each country (1)
Lesson10: Group Presentation Based on Problem Analysis about society and education in each country (2)
Lesson11: Follow-up Lecture (1)
Lesson12: Methods of Project Design and Evaluation (Lecture)
Lesson13: Group Presentation on Project Design (1)
Lesson14: Group Presentation on Project Design (2)
Lesson15: Follow-up Lecture (2) and Reflection

Report Assingment

Students must spend approximately 45-hour workload for the assignment. However, the term report could be submitted as an additional paper to that for "Sustainable Development in Education" with the same theme.  
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
Handout and Literature in the Class/Library 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
Handouts and Literature 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
Preparation/refrection are required before/after each class.  
Requirements "Sustainable Development in Education" must be registered simultaneously.  
Grading Method Term Paper (100%) 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it JOCV (Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers) as a science and mathematics teacher (two years) in Ghana, and some international cooperation projects in education. Besides main body of the coursework, my personal and limited (but precious) experience would be shared in the class. 
Message  
Other   
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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