Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (Doctoral Course) Division of Educational Sciences Educational Design for Teacher Educators Program
Lecture Code WNBD0028 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 特別研究
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Special Study
フナバシ アツヒコ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Mon1-2:Faculty Office
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
【More Details】
Lecture oriented/discussions/presentations by students
Non-face-to-face (Skype, Zoom, or Teams will be used. Download all of these apps on your personal computer and obtain your personal account (if required by the apps) prior to the first meeting.) 
Credits 1 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 07 : Education
Eligible Students For students majoring in Speical Needs Education with a focus on Education for Intellectual Disabilities
Keywords Special Research, research paper, SDG_04 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The target of this class is to complete writing a thesis (for students who are dispatched from boards of education)  and brief research paper (for traditional students) on special needs edcuation. 
Class Schedule 1 Orientation
2 methods for searching academic papers
3 Searching academic papers
4 How to read academic papers
5 How to summarize academic papers
6 Presentation about reading materials
7 Discussion about the presentaion delivered in the last class
8 Making the research plan
9 Explanation of research methods
10 Explanation of statistical methods
11 Methods of data collection
12 Methods of analysing results
13 How to summarize findings
14 Writing academic papers
15 Final presentation 
Materials and textbooks will be introduced as necessary. 
PC or AV used in
Distributed materials and visual materials (Video/PC/other visual materials) 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Conduct research on the theme. 
Requirements The requirement for students who are dispatched from boards of education and traditional students are different such as the number of letters (words) and the styles of final presentation. Details are described at the first class. 
Grading Method Process of research, contents of thesis, and presentation at a conference. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
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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