Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Japanese
Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Education (Professional Degree Program)
Lecture Code NPA20010 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 科学的思考教育の開発実践
Subject Name
(Katakana)
カガクテキシコウキョウイクノカイハツジッセン
Subject Name in
English
Practice in the Development of Scientific Thinking Education
Instructor KINOSHITA HIROYOSHI,KISAKI TARO
Instructor
(Katakana)
キノシタ ヒロヨシ,キサキ タロウ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Mon1-4:EDU C307
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
【More Details】
Lecture- and Exercise-oriented, Discussions, Student presentations 
Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 08 : Curriculum and Instruction Sciences
Eligible Students  
Keywords  
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Understand research trends concerning scientific thinking. Also, acquire abilities to plan classes which develop students' and pupils' scientific thinking.

Based on research and materials published both overseas and in Japan, we will consider backgrounds and reasons why the need for education which develops scientific thinking skills has increased. Also, we will study practical research on how logical thinking is tauhgt and introduced to students and puplis. Based on these investigations, students will develop evaluation methods intended for classes and performances, considering what sort of classes are required to develop scientific thinking abilities.   
Class Schedule lesson 1
Orientation (Kinoshita)
lesson 2
The importance of active learning and research trends in Japan: lecture (Kinoshita)
lesson 3
Study on cases overseas (lecture and practice) (Kinoshita)
lesson 4
Study on cases in Japan (lecture and practice) (Kinoshita)
lesson 5
Introduction of pracitces where ICT is utilized  (lecture and practice) (Kinoshita)
lesson 6
Introduction of cases where ICT is utilized  (lecture and practice) (Kinoshita)
lesson 7
Group work: development of teaching materials and tools, and lesson planning (lecture and practice) (Kinoshita)
lesson 8
Group work: discussion and presentation on lesson planning (lecture and practice) (Kinoshita)
lesson 9
Study on classes which aim to develop scientific thinking skills (2): Examining improvement ideas for classes (group work) (Kinoshita)
lesson 10
Preparation for a demo lesson which applies active learning and utilizes ICT (group work) (Kinoshita)
lesson 11
Preparation for a demo lesson which applies active learning and utilizes ICT (group work) (Kinoshita)
lesson 12
Preparation for a demo lesson which applies active learning and utilizes ICT (group work) (Kinoshita)
lesson 13
Preparation for a demo lesson which applies active learning and utilizes ICT (group work) (Kinoshita)
lesson 14
Preparation for a demo lesson which applies active learning and utilizes ICT (group work) (Kinoshita)
lesson 15
Wrap-up (Kinoshita) 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
Not yet decided 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
Handouts 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
Read and Understand collected documents. Clarify the research theme. 
Requirements  
Grading Method Evaluate comprehensively based on the items listed below.
Class participation: (80%)
Reports: (20%) 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it Teachers with teaching experience at school are in charge of classes. 
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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