Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Japanese
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 WNB29500 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name STEMと学習材デザイン基礎研究(理科)b
Subject Name
(Katakana)
 
Subject Name in
English
Basic Study in STEM and the Design of Teaching Materials (Science) b
Instructor UMEDA TAKASHI
Instructor
(Katakana)
ウメダ タカシ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Thur1-4:EDU C111
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
【More Details】
Exercise-oriented, discussion, student presentations 
Credits 2 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 Physics Education, STEM, Active Learning  
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Course Themes and Objectives
The theme of this course is education aimed at fostering STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) literacy, which will be the intellectual foundation of the next generation of society and life, and the theory and method of designing STEM learning materials that effectively utilize the characteristics of STEM learning.
Class Outline.
The basic philosophy, characteristics of materials and content, and the logic of learning development will be clarified through analysis and evaluation of various educational practices in Japan and abroad regarding the design of STEM learning materials in relation to learning in the physics field. 
Class Schedule Lesson 1: Objectives and Methods (Orientation)
Lesson 2: The role of science learning (physics) in fostering STEM literacy
Lesson 3: STEM Education in the Context of Science (Physics) Learning (1) Educational Practices in Japan
Lesson 4: STEM Education in the Context of Science (Physics) Learning (2)
Examples of Educational Practices in Other Countries
Lesson 5: STEM Education in the Context of Science (Physics) Learning (3) Classification and Evaluation of Educational Practices
Lesson 6: Basic Philosophy of STEM Education (1) Case Study Analysis
Lesson 7: Basic principles of STEM education (2) Relationships with science education (physics field)
Lesson 8: Science Learning Materials for STEM Learning (Physics) (1) Case Analysis
Lesson 9: Science learning materials for STEM learning (Physics) (2) Characteristics of materials and learning content
Lesson 10: Science learning materials for STEM learning (Physics) (3) Characteristics of learning activities
Lesson 11: Science learning materials for STEM learning (Physics) (4) Relationships with other subjects
Lesson 12: Designing Science Learning Materials for STEM Learning (Physics) (1) Case Analysis
Lesson 13: Designing Science Learning Materials for STEM Learning (Physics) (2) Characteristics of Learning Development
Lesson 14: Designing science learning materials for STEM learning (Physics) (3) Relationships with other subjects
Lesson 15: Methodology for the development of science learning materials for STEM learning (in the field of physics) (Summary)

There will be no regular examinations. 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
Isozaki, T. (2014) "Teacher Education Course, Volume 15: Secondary Science Education", Kyodo Publishing
The latest literature in their respective fields. Other appropriate reference books will be introduced in the lecture. 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
Textbooks and handouts 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
Be prepared to give a presentation using PowerPoint or whiteboard. 
Requirements  
Grading Method It is comprehensively evaluated based on the report (70%) and the state of effort to the class (including presentation of the assignment and question-and-answer session: 30%). 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
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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