Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School Special Course of Special Needs Education
Lecture Code YT20040 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 聴覚障害指導法概論
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Introduction of Education for Children with Hearing Impairments
ハヤシダ マサシ,タニモト タダアキ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Fri1-4:EDU L107
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture, Group Work 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 07 : Education
Eligible Students For students majoring in Speical Needs Education with a focus on Education for Intellectual Disabilities
Keywords Hearing impairments, Hearing compensation, Curriculum, Language instruction, SDG_04 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The purpose of this class is to deepen students' understanding of contents and things that need to be considered in a curriculum designed for the education of children with hearing impairments, focusing on the evaluation of hearing and the basics of the psychology of people with hearing impairments. 
Class Schedule Lesson 1: Learning and living issues arising from hearing impairments
Lesson 2: Structure and function of the hearing mechanism
Lesson 3: Causes and characteristics of hearing impairments
Lesson 4: Audiogram and the average hearing level
Lesson 5: Structure and function of hearing aids
Lesson 6: Structure and function of cochlear implants
Lesson 7: Support for parents who have a deaf child
Lesson 8: Mid-term examination
Lesson 9: Curriculum of education for hearing-impaired children and educaitonal contents (1)

Lesson 10: Curriculum of education for hearing-impaired children and educaitonal contents (2)

Lesson 11: Features of language acquisition and learning of hearing-impaired children (1) letters, vocabulary, syntax
Lesson 12: Features on language acquisition and learning of hearing-impaired children (2) Reading comprehension and intellectual abilities
Lesson 13: History of education for children with hearing impairment and features of communication of people with hearing impairment
Lesson 14: Reality of education for hearing-impaired children (1): Subject teaching
Lesson 15: Reality of education for hearing-impaired children (2): Autonomic activities/Summary of the lecture

Test or report assignment

The contents and order of the latter half of the lectures is suject to change. (Regarding the part by Tanimoto) 
Materials will be distributed. Textbooks will be introduced as necessary. 
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(More Details) Distributed materials and visual materials. 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
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Preparation and
Students will learn new contents, so they are expected to review each class. Any questions will be welcomed. Lesson 1-3: Understand features of hearing and hearing impairments. Lesson 4: Understand how to evaluate hearing and how to interpret audiometry results. Lesson 5-6: Understand principles of hearing aids and cochlear implant. Lesson 7: Understand anxiety of parents who have a deaf child. Lesson 9: Search for materials relate to teaching guidelines and educational laws. Lesson 10-14: Summarize and review the  classes as new learning items will be introduced. 
Requirements This is a mandatory class in Kyouiku Shokuin Menkyo Hou (Teacher's license, especially for special needs education teachers) (Category three)
Materials are not provided for students who are absent from classes. Students who don't receive materials because of absence should contact teachers in charge. (Hayashida: C705 / Tanimoto: C627) 
Grading Method Report assignments or  examination.  
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message Handouts out of the previous lesson will not be provided during class for those absent from the previous lesson. If you could not receive handouts because of your absence, come to the instructor’s laboratory (C705 or C627) before the lesson of the following week.  
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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