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 Studies Program
Lecture Code WNC57000 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name Higher Education in Japan
Subject Name
(Katakana)
 
Subject Name in
English
Higher Education in Japan
Instructor KIM YANGSON,OBA JUN,KOBAYASHI SHINICHI,WATANABE SATOSHI,TATSUI SATOKO,MURASAWA MASATAKA,HUANG FUTAO,DAIZEN TSUKASA
Instructor
(Katakana)
キム ヤンソン,オオバ ジュン,コバヤシ シンイチ,ワタナベ サトシ,タツイ サトコ,ムラサワ マサタカ,コウ フクトウ,ダイゼン ツカサ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Fri3-4
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
Seminar 
Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction E : English
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 07 : Education
Eligible Students  
Keywords  
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The purpose of this course is to make an introduction to higher education in Japan. It covers from the development history to main subjects and issues of higher education in Japan. And it also addresses main characteristics of higher education system in Japan. Through this course, students will have comprehension about the higher education based on basic knowledge of the Japanese case. 
Class Schedule lesson1  Introduction and orientation (KIM, Yangson)

lesson2  Neoliberal Context in Japanese Higher Education (KIM, Yangson)

lesson3  The history of higher education evaluation in Japan after the WWII (MURASAWA, Masataka)

lesson4  The history of higher education evaluation in Japan after the WWII (MURASAWA, Masataka)
               History of University Entrance Examination  (DAIZEN, Tsukasa)

lesson5  History of University Entrance Examination (DAIZEN, Tsukasa)

lesson6  Incorporation of the national universities (OBA, Jun)

lesson7   Incorporation of the national universities (OBA, Jun)
               International Faculty and Researchers in Japan  (HUANG, Futao)

lesson8  International Faculty and Researchers in Japan  (HUANG, Futao)

lesson9 Internationalization of Higher Education in Japan (WATANABE, Satoshi P.)

lesson10  Internationalization of Higher Education in Japan (WATANABE, Satoshi P.)
                Brief history of Japanese higher education (FUJIMURA, Masashi)

lesson11  Brief history of Japanese higher education (FUJIMURA, Masashi)

lesson12  A snapshot of higher education policy  (KOBAYASHI, Shinichi)

lesson13  A snapshot of higher education policy  (KOBAYASHI, Shinichi)
                Professional Development in Higher Education (TATSUI, Satoko)

lesson14  Professional Development in Higher Education (TATSUI, Satoko)

lesson15  Reflection and Conclusion (KIM, Yangson)
 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
The reading materials will be informed by instructors before the lessons.  
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
In some lessons computer and projector are used. 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
This course is conducted entirely in English. Students will be expected to speak and write in English. 
Requirements  
Grading Method Students will be evaluated based on their participation and contribution to in-class discussion, presentations, and short reflection papers 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message  
Other ★ This course is organized by 9 instructors and the class schedule (and contents) can be changed by instructors. 
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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