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 WNB01553 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 自然システム教育学特別研究A
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Special Study in Science Education A
アミモト キイチ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Tues11-12:Faculty Office
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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Research for master's thesis, Experiment, Literature research, Thesis writing, Presentation 
Credits 1.0 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 for chemistry, Organic chemistry, SDGs_4 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
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Class Objectives
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This class selects a basic research for development of teaching contents 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  Research Activity for Developing Learning Materials 2: Planning Next Issue
Lesson 2  Research Activity for Developing Learning Materials 2: Carry Out Experiments
Lesson 3  Research Activity for Developing Learning Materials 2: Data Collection
Lesson 4  Research Activity for Developing Learning Materials 2: Data Analysis
Lesson 5  Research Activity for Developing Learning Materials 2: Discussion for Results
Lesson 6  Research Activity for Developing Learning Materials 2: Progress Report and Consultation
Lesson 7  Summary of Experiments
Lesson 8  Reporting of Research Findings 1: Preparation of Presentation for Academic Meeting
Lesson 9  Reporting of Research Findings 1: Consultation for Presentation Contents
Lesson 10  Reporting of Research Findings 1: Presentation for Academic Meeting
Lesson 11  Reporting of Research Findings 2: Planing an Academic Paper Writing
Lesson 12  Reporting of Research Findings 2: Writing an Academic Paper
Lesson 13  Reporting of Research Findings 2: Editing and Reviewing an Academic Paper
Lesson 14  Reporting of Research Findings 2: Consultation for an Academic Paper
Lesson 15  Summary

Students will conduct basic researchs on teaching contents related to organic science 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
(More Details) Class style: article reading, seminar, experiment, presentation
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
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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.  
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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