Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (Master's Course) Division of Educational Sciences Educational Design for Teacher Educators Program
Lecture Code WNB01502 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 自然システム教育学特別研究A
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Special Study in Science Education A
ヤマサキ ヒロフミ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Tues11-12:Faculty Office
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
【More Details】
Exercise, student presentations, outdoor training 
Credits 1 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 08 : Curriculum and Instruction Sciences
Eligible Students  
Keywords SDG_11,SDG_15 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
By understanding the educational goals of science and the qualities and abilities required of science teachers from multiple perspectives, and linking the learning content of science with the logic of natural science as the background, the specialization in science education and the natural sciences (physics, Acquire complementary skills in chemistry, biology, and geology. In addition, we will work on the development of learning materials and the design of learning activities assuming concrete lesson situations, and improve the knowledge and skills for effective learning material design. Through these, we aim to develop the ability to continuously address the issues of science education. Participants set research subjects related to the learning contents and learning activities in secondary science education, and work on solving the issues through research activities such as surveys of prior research and experiments, observations, and fieldwork. In addition, students will acquire the skills to develop the results into conference presentations and academic papers. In particular, provide guidance focusing on the development of learning materials and learning programs on topography and geology.
Class Schedule 1: Purpose and method of this class
2: Examination of schedule
3: Collection of information about contents and instruction method of science (earth science) and learning materials
4: Analysis of research trends on contents of science (earth science), teaching methods, and learning materials
5: Analysis of research method about contents and instruction method of science (earth science) and learning material
6: Extraction of problem about contents and instruction method of science (earth sciences) and learning material
7: Information collection about problem
8: Analysis of information on issues (1) Examination of issues to be explored
9: (2) Examination of methods to explore
10: Opinion exchange about problem, technique of inquiry
11: Setting of problem, method of inquiry
12: Pursuit of set problem 1 Survey, experiment
13: Data collection
14: Data analysis
15: Reflection
Introduce as appropriate 
PC or AV used in
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Be prepared in advance and participate with a sense of problem. 
Grading Method Comprehensive evaluation is made based on the results presentation (60%) and the attitude toward the issues (40%). 
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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