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 WNB73050 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name コミュニケーション障害指導法特論
Subject Name
(Katakana)
 
Subject Name in
English
Further Study in Instructional Methods for Children with Communication Disorders
Instructor KAWAI NORIMUNE
Instructor
(Katakana)
カワイ ノリムネ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Weds5-8:EDU C725
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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"Lecture-oriented, Seminar-oriented, Discussion, Student presentation"
Non-face-to-face (Teams will be used. Download the app on your personal computer and obtain your personal account prior to the first class.)
 
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) 07 : Education
Eligible Students Masters students in Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Keywords Speech disorders, communication disorders, speech-language pathology
 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Through reading of domestic/overseas documents on latest clinical situation or research trend in language and communication disorders, provide new observation and effective and reliable evidence.
 
Class Schedule Lesson 1 Overview of language and communication disorders
Lesson 2 Current clinical trends in language and communication disorders(education system)
Lesson 3 Current clinical trends in language and communication disorders(focused on speaking disorders)
Lesson 4 Current clinical trends in language and communication disorders(focused on language function disorders)
Lesson 5 Current clinical trends in language and communication disorders(evidence-based practice)
Lesson 6 Current research trends in language and communication disorders(education system)
Lesson 7 Current research trends in language and communication disorders(focused on speaking disorders)
Lesson 8 Current research trends in language and communication disorders(focused on language function disorders)
Lesson 9 Current research trends in language and communication disorders(psychology of language)
Lesson 10 Organize research trends
Lesson 11 Connection between research on education for children with speech and language disorders and its clinical field
Lesson 12 Evidence-Based Practice on education for children with speech and language disorders
Lesson 13 Teaching method for children with speech and language disorders which is more effective and respond to educational needs
Lesson 14 Comparison of U.S. and Japan: teaching for children with speech and language disorders
Lesson 15 Summary of this course

"Following 3 items are pillars of this course.
1. Provides understanding on latest clinical situation in language and communication disorder area through reading of practical research paper and practice report. Also, regarding clinical effects covered in research paper and practice report, considers level of such evidence through individual review and systematic review.
2. Provides understanding on latest clinical situation in language and communication disorder area through reading of practical research paper and practice report. Also, regarding clinical effects covered in research paper and practice report, considers level of such evidence through individual review and systematic review.
3. Considers connection between research and clinical situation, examines ideal research design to apply research process and result to clinical situation and contribute to society. Also considers how evidence-based practice can be adapted to language disability education to execute more effective clinical method which meets educational needs for individual child/pupil."
 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
Materials to be provided as required.
 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
 
(More Details) Materials
 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
Language and communication disorder is an important field related to various disorders. Broaden and deepen your knowledge.
 
Requirements If students are not in special needs education major and want to take this course, please consult with the instructor beforehand.
 
Grading Method Based on participation in classes (providing aggressive remarks, discussions) and reports.
 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it Based on the lecturer's experience as a speech-language pathologist in the U.S., the lecture will give students how the special education systems are different between Japan and the U.S., and how to work with students who have learning disabilities and other related disabilities. 
Message In order to acquire a critical reading skill, it’s necessary to read high quality articles. Also, regarding clinic, focusing on evidence-based practice, a clinic that has effectiveness and its selection method will be explored.
 
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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