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 WNB25051 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 比較カリキュラムデザイン発展研究
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Advanced Study in Comparative Curriculum Design
カワグチ ヒロミ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Mon1-4:To be announced.
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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Credits 2.0 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  
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
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This lessons focuses on important literature in Japan and abroad regarding the results of classical and advanced research in education (including the curriculum guidelines and explanations, and national curricula in other countries), and the curriculum structure and organizational principles of specific subjects (objective and goal theory). And content composition theory), teacher education theory, etc. from a comparative pedagogical viewpoint (including a historical viewpoint), and discuss topics related to them. Class 1 (in charge: Iso @) handles STEM education subjects, class 2 (in charge: Saito) subjects for physical education subjects, and class 3 (in charge: Kawaguchi) deals with cases involving social science subjects and citizenship subjects. Through these, learn the theory and method of teaching practice and educational research for teachers who continue to learn or future educational researchers
Class Schedule lesson1 Introduction: the purpose and rationale
lesson2 the definition and history of curriculum
lesson3 the responsibility related to curriculum development
lesson4 the characteristics of Japanese national curriculum
lesson5 the characteristics of national curriculum in other nations
lesson6 the theories of purpose: Japan
lesson7 the theories of purpose: other countries
lesson8 the theories of contents structure: Japan
lesson9 the theories of contents structure: other countries
lesson10 teachers' knowledge related to curriculum development (1)
lesson11 teachers' knowledge related to curriculum development (2)
lesson12 curriculum development and teacher education (1)
lesson13 curriculum development and teacher education (2)
lesson14 assessment
lesson15 summary 
Course of Study, Social studies issued in 2018 
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textbook, handout 
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Grading Method Report (80%), participation (20%) 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
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