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 WNC58000 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name Development of Higher Education
Subject Name
(Katakana)
 
Subject Name in
English
Development of Higher Education
Instructor HOTTA TAIJI
Instructor
(Katakana)
ホッタ タイジ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Fri5-8
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
(Online, ZOOM) Lecture and Discussion will start from the June 19th (12:50-16:05).
Students have to present its own summaries of two country case studies.
Note: This class requires some catch up classes since the instructor needs to work for the cross-appointment job in Tokyo every other week. We will decide how and when we have extra classes at the first meeting on the 19th. 
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 IDEC Master's students
Keywords Development, Higher Education, Globalization, Educational Reform 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This course focuses on the current issues in the development of higher education both in industrialized and less-industrialized nations. Although the instructor will provide a series of lectures on this subject, students are encouraged to discuss the issues this class introduce.  本科目の目的は、現在、世界の高等教育が抱える種々の問題を先進国、開発途上国両方の視点から分析し、講義、ディスカッションすることにある。

[Learning Outcomes:学習成果] (本科目履修後、履修者は、以下のことができるようになる。)
1. Students will be able to demonstrate general knowledge regarding some key issues in the field of development of higher education in the world. 高等教育開発論における重要課題について一般的な知識について説明することができる。
2. Students will be able to describe the educational system and some crucial issues of one’s own higher education. 履修者の母国の高等教育制度、重要課題について説明できるようになる。
3. Students will have some experience to analyze and provide some alternative choices of approaches to solve various issues in the development of education. 教育開発に関する諸問題を分析し、問題を解決する経験を持つことができる。
 
Class Schedule Week 1 Course Guidance and Introduction of Japanese Educational System (Reading: “Education” in Japan Almanac 2006)

Week 2 Basic concepts and key issues in the field of higher education I (Reading: “Some Key Features of Higher Education” and “Higher Education in the Third World”)

Week 3 Basic concepts and key issues in the field of higher education II (Reading: “Some Key Features of Higher Education” and  “Higher Education in the Third World”)

Week 4 Basic concepts and key issues in the field of higher education III & Introduction of Asian Higher Education (Reading: “Some Key Features of Higher Education” and  “Asian Higher Education”)
Week 5 Case Studies in East Asia: (Reading: #1“China” and #2 “South Korea”)

Week 6 Case Studies in Southeast Asia :  Students will choose two nations. (Reading: Related reading materials to two countries #3 & 4)
Week 7 Case Studies in South Asia and/or other nations: Students will choose two or three nations. (Reading: Related reading materials to those countries #5+ )
Week 8 Mid-Term Exam
Week 9 Issues of higher education in industrialized nations (Relevant reading materials #6)
Week 10 Case Studies: USA & Germany (Reading: Related reading materials to two countries #7 & 8)
Week 11 Case Studies: UK & France  (Reading: Related reading materials to two countries #9 & 10)

Week 12 Case Study: Australia & Japan:  (Reading: Related reading materials to two countries #11 & 12 )
Week 13 Debate class I on some crucial issues in the development of higher Education

Week 14 Debate class II on some crucial issues in the development of higher Education
Week 15 Development of Higher Education in the 21st Century. (Reading: Bologna Process and Quality Assurance of Higher Education #13 )

FINAL PAPER IS DUE on the last class

Workload就学時間: (2 Credit hours in IDEC=3 Credits in ECTS/UCTS= 90 hours of workload)

[Estimated total amount of workload:  117 hours]
A.Lectures and reading assignments [65 hours] (2 hours X 13 times and 3 hours X 13 articles) 講義と授業準備時間(教科書の読解)

B.Assignments [20hours] (Preparation for two presentations: 10 hours x 2 times= 20 hours): All participants are required to present two country reports with appropriate handouts based upon the reading materials and some additional information which you acquire from other materials. 教材や個人で収集したデータを基に配布資料を作成し、学期中に2回、カントリーレポートを発表してもらう。

C.Mid-Term Exam [12 hours] (2 hours in class and 10 hours for preparation at home): There will be one mid-term exam in class. The examination will be an essay test. In the first half of exam, students have to describe some of key issues in the development of higher education. The second half will be writing of an analytical essay related to the topics in this class. 中間筆記試験が1回ある。試験は、エッセーテスト(記述試験)で、前半は、高等教育開発論の重要課題についての説明で、後半は、授業で扱われたテーマにかんする分析的なエッセー(小論文)である。

D.Final Paper [About 20 hours]: As a final report of this class, around 6 page-long final paper with appropriate references is required. (A4 size paper, 10-12 points font size, double spaced). The paper is expected to be written with the format/style of an academic paper in English or Japanese and have to use a formal citation style. (If a student is planning to write a paper in Japanese, the student has to get an approval from the instructor.) 期末試験としてレポートがある。レポートは、参考文献を正しい形式で引用した6 ページ程度のものである。(用紙サイズA4、文字サイズ10-12ポイント、ダブルスペース)また、レポートは、英語、または、日本語で作成された学術的な論文形式でなければならない。
nts font size, double spaced). The paper is expected to be written with the format/style of an academic paper in English or Japanese and have to use a formal citation style. (If a student is planning to write a paper in Japanese, the student has to get an approval from the instructor.) 期末試験としてレポートがある。レポートは、参考文献を正しい形式で引用した6 ページ程度のものである。(用紙サイズA4、文字サイズ10-12ポイント、ダブルスペース)また、レポートは、英語、または、日本語で作成された学術的な論文形式でなければならない。
 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
The instruction will be mainly in English. However, students are allowed to write one's own Mid-term exam and a term paper either in English or Japanese. 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
Whiteboard 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
Prepare well for your presentation on country report.  
Requirements  
Grading Method Grading:
1 Class Parcipation (ディスカッションへの参加) 10%
2 Presentations and preparation of handout(発表と資料作成) 20%
3 Mid-Term Exam(中間試験) 30%
4 Final Paper(期末レポート) 40%

Grades:
Scores Grade in IDEC
100-90%          S(秀)
89-80% A(優)
79-70% B(良)
69-60% C(可)
BELOW 59%(Fail) D (不可)

 
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Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
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