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 WNB01503 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 自然システム教育学特別研究A
Subject Name
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Special Study in Science Education A
アミモト キイチ
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】
Research for master's thesis, Experiment, Literature research, Thesis writing, Presentation 
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 M1/M2 students
Keywords Development of teaching contents and materials for chemistry, Organic chemistry, SDGs_4 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This class selects a basic research for development of teaching contents  and materials for chemistry at junior/senior high school as a research theme, provides learning on scientific methodology through a series of research process including document reading, experiment planning and execution, observation and of results etc.
This class will deal with development of learning materials and lesson design about organic chemistry, bio-related chemistry, and materials science.
Class Schedule Lesson 1  Guidance
Lesson 2  Planning: Research Schedule
Lesson 3  Gathering Information on Content, Teaching Methods, and Learning Materials for Chemistry
Lesson 4  Research Trends of Learning Material Designing for Chemistry
Lesson 5 Research Methods of Learning Material Designing for Chemistry
Lesson 6  Consideration of Research Theme to be Addressed by Each Student
Lesson 7  Research and Analysis of Prior Research
Lesson 8  Planning for a Research Theme
Lesson 9 Consultation for a Research Theme
Lesson 10  Research Activity for Developing Learning Materials 1: Carry Out Experiments
Lesson 11  Research Activity for Developing Learning Materials 1: Data Collection
Lesson 12  Research Activity for Developing Learning Materials 1: Data Analysis
Lesson 13  Research Activity for Developing Learning Materials 1: Discussion for Results
Lesson 14  Research Activity for Developing Learning Materials 1: Progress Report and Consultation
Lesson 15  Research Activity for Developing Learning Materials 2: Setting Next Issue for a Research Theme

Students will conduct basic researchs on teaching contents related to organic chemistry, bio-related chemistry, and materials chemistry, and provide guidance on master thesis writing. Details of a seminar according to student’s master thesis contents will be determined in the lesson according to progress of student’s master thesis research.    
Handouts, books, academic articles etc.  
PC or AV used in
Class style: article reading, seminar, experiment, presentation
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Students understand significance of theme and research method sufficiently and work on teaching contents development. Sometimes students report the progress of research through presentations and make use of feedback in the discussion for direction of the research continuously.  
Requirements In order to prevent to spread new coronavirus infections, the number of participants in this class may be limited. 
Grading Method In-class performance.  
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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