Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Japanese
Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (Master's Course)
Lecture Code WKAX1800 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name Independent Study on Fundamental Knowledge in Education
Subject Name
(Katakana)
 
Subject Name in
English
Independent Study on Fundamental Knowledge in Education
Instructor KUWAYAMA HISASHI
Instructor
(Katakana)
クワヤマ ヒサシ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Inte:EDU L309
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture and Discussion 
Credits 1 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 07 : Education
Eligible Students International students including PEACE Program in Graduate School of Education
Keywords Education in Japan, Socio-Cultural Perspective on Education, SDG-04 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
This is a supplementary subject to the other 2-credit course titled as "Fundamental Knowledge for International Graduate Students in Education" for being awarded 3-credit transfer. Therefore, students must register it simultaneously. 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This course is set mainly for international students of short-term exchange program at master's program level in Graduate School of Education. It aims at acquiring comprehensive understanding on education system and culture in Japan.  
Class Schedule Lesson1: Introduction to Education in Japan (Workshop on Education)
Lesson2: Outline of Education System in Japan
Lesson3: Educational Administration at the National and Local Levels in Japan
Lesson4: School Administration and Management in Japan
Lesson5: Teachers in Japan
Lesson6: School Visit (1)
Lesson7: Reflection on School Visit (1)
Lesson8: Outline of Curriculum and Textbook in Japan
Lesson9: Outline of School Subjects and Activities in Japan
Lesson10: Outlined History of Education in Japan
Lesson11: Cross-Cultural Perspective on Education in Japan
Lesson12: Lifelong Learning Society and Educational Reforms in Japan
Lesson13: School Visit (2)
Lesson14: Reflection on School Visit (2)
Lesson15: Wrap-up

Report Assingment

Students must spend approximately 45-hour workload for the assignment. However, the term report could be submitted as an additional paper to that for "Sustainable Development in Education" with the same theme. 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
Distributed Handout and Supplementary Literature 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
Handout and Literature 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
Preparation/refrection are required before/after each class.  
Requirements "Fundamental Knowledge for International Graduate Students in Education" must be registered simultaneously. 
Grading Method Term Paper (100%) 
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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