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 International Education Development Program
Lecture Code WNEA0011 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 特別研究
Subject Name
(Katakana)
トクベツケンキュウ
Subject Name in
English
Special Study
Instructor HOTTA TAIJI
Instructor
(Katakana)
ホッタ タイジ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  Year
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (Year) Inte:Faculty Office
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
【More Details】
(Online by ZOOM) Starts from April 10th. Lecture, Discussion, Presntations by Students 
Credits 4 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 Year 1 students of master's program, First semester
Keywords Development theories and qualitative and quantitative research methods,  
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This course intends to improve 1) basic knowledge about theories and issues of educational development, 2) writing skill to produce a thesis, and 3) knowledge about Education in Japan.
この講義の目的は、1)教育開発に関する基本的な知識を身に付ける、2)修士号論文を書くための論文の書き方を習得する、そして3)日本の教育全般に関する知識を身に付けることである
 
Class Schedule Introduction (Reading assignment: Development theory)
Basic Knowledge about Japanese Education

Educational Development Theory  (Modernization & Dependency Theory I)
Educational Development Theory  (Modernization & Dependency Theory II)
Educational Development Theory (Human Capital and Globalization)
Educational Theory (others)
Research Method-chapter 1
Research Method-chapter 2
Research Method-chapter 3
Research Method-chapter 4
Research Method-chapter 5
Research Method-chapter 6
Research Method-chapter 7
Academic Writing Style (Organization, Outline of Thesis and Citation)
Students’ outline of one's own thesis
Final Discussion

Term paper: There will be one term paper (Around 10 pages long paper with appropriate references) for this class evaluation. The paper is expected to be written in English or Japanese and have to use a formal citation style. This term paper is your proposal of thesis.
授業評価:学期末に、論文形式のレポートを提出。レポートは、10ページ程度のもので、参考文献を使い、学術的な論文形式で作成されなければならない。

Assignments: All participants are required to present summary of reading materials with appropriate handouts。
宿題:教材を基に配布資料を作成し、何回か各資料をまとめたレポートを発表してもらう。
 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
Xeroxed materials will be distributed by the instructor prior to the class. All students are expected to read the assigned reading material prior to the lecture.
コピーされた資料が授業前に配付される。配付資料は授業前に学生は読んでこなければならない。

Attendance and class participation: All students are expected to attend all classes and actively participate in class discussion.
出欠と授業参加:毎回の講義は、出欠が取られ、学生のクラスディスカッションへの参加率と合わせて授業評価の対象となる。

 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
Text, hand-out 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
Read all reading assignments prior to the classes 
Requirements  
Grading Method Grading:
Presentations 30%
(Writing Project) Final Paper 60%
Attendance and class participation 10%

S 100-90%
A 89-80%
B 79-70%
C 69-60%
D BELOW 59% (Fail)
 
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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