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 WNB60500 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 生活・科学と学習材デザイン基礎研究(理科)a
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Basic Course in Teaching Material Design for Life and Science (Science) a
アミモト キイチ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Fri3-6:Faculty Office
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
【More Details】
Lecture-oriented, Frequent use of whiteboard 
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 M1 students etc.
Keywords Chemistry education, science education, materials scienece, design of learning materials, SDGs_4 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
In order to develop the basis of teacher educators, this lecture will provide viewpoints of lesson design with use of learning materials in terms of the relationship between human life and science. This lecture deals with teaching contents in high school science as well as scientific backgrounds about chemistry and materials science. From such a comprehension, the  students will get the methodology about the design and utilization of learning materials in lessons of science. 
Class Schedule Lesson 1 Guidance

<Materials Chemistry>
Lesson 2 Learning Contents of Materials Chemistry
Lesson 3 Structure and Properties of Compounds
Lesson 4 Reaction and Preparation of Compounds
Lesson 5 Methodology of Learning Materials Designing for Materials Chemistry
Lesson 6 Applications of Learning Materials in Chemistry Class
Lesson 7 Inquiry Activities with Learning Materials in Chemistry Class

<Bio-related and Polymer Chemistry>
Lesson 8 Learning Contents of Bio-related Chemistry: Carbohydrates
Lesson 9 Learning Contents of Bio-related Chemistry: Protein
Lesson 10 Learning Contents of Polymer Chemistry
Lesson 11 Relationship betweem Chemistry and Daily Life
Lesson 12 Methodology of Learning Materials Designing for Bio-related and Polymer Chemistry
Lesson 13 Applications of Learning Materials in Chemistry Class
Lesson 14 Inquiry Activities with Learning Materials in Chemistry Class

Lesson 15 Summary

Exam or Reports will be set to acquire specialized knowledge and skill on Chemistry. 
Textbook: 田中春彦編著「これだけは知っておきたい 教員のための化学」培風館
Other reference books will be introduced in the class.  
PC or AV used in
Textbook, Handouts 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
As lectures will be provided through comparison with high school curriculum of Chemistry, refer to the high school textbook of Chemistry. 
Requirements The class will proceed by considering relations between chemistry/science technologies and human life and interdisciplinary topics between science and other subjects. Also, the reality of chemistry experiment teaching contents concerning this class will be introduced.
In order to prevent to spread new coronavirus infections, the number of participants in this class may be limited. 
Grading Method Students to be assessed by attendance status and reports to confirm knowledge and understanding level.  
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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