Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2021Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC136203 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 卒業論文
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Study in Graduation Thesis
ウジマ カズヒト
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 4th-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Inte
Lesson Style   Lesson Style
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Discussions, Student presentations
Credits 4.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 4 : Undergraduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 07 : Education
Eligible Students Students of Faculty of Education Cluster 1, Program in Special Needs School Teacher Education
Keywords Visual impairments, research, graduation thesis,Practical work experience, SDG_04 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Elementary School Teacher Education
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・In individual or group researches, being able to organize・plan educational research activities, carry out them effectively and clarify the meaning. (research ability)
・In the situation of presentation of research investigation and practical educational research, to be able to organize the presentation contents and crealy demonstrate the research results and one's oinions, and to be able to communicate with others and give constructive criticism each other (Presentation and communiation skills).

Special Support School Teacher Education
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・As an individual or in a group, being able to plan a research and conduct the research effectively based on the plan, and round up the results (Research skills and problem-solving skills).
・In individual or group research, being able to clarify the issue consciousness and continue workings to solve the issues, as well as to precisely understand the intention of critics, flexibly modify the contents and direction of the research and compile them. (the ability of carrying out research, self-correcting ability)
・In research presentation of individual or group research, being able to organize the presentation and inform clearly the results, as well as to constructively exchange opinions at questions and answers. (the ability of expressing and presenting) 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
"Students will write a research paper on the theme concerning visual impairments in principle.
Through their research, the students are expected to deepen understanding of the issue, acquire how research methods, and understand thesis writing.
Class Schedule Lesson1: Orientation ( based on work done by former students)
Lesson2: Designing graduation thesis 1 (how to write research history)
Lesson3: Designing gradation thesis 2 ( how to write research history)
Lesson4: Consideration of research approach 1 ( how to write investigation and experiment methods)
Lesson5: Consideration of research approach 2 ( how to write ways to process results)
Lesson6: Data collection and consideration 1 ( data types)
Lesson7: Data collection and consideration 2 ( descriptive statistics)
Lesson8:  Data collection and consideration 3 ( Comparison between two groups)
Lesson9: Interim presentation and discussion
Lesson10: Data collection and consideration 4 ( Comparison among more than 3 groups)
Lesson11:  Data collection and consideration 5 ( how to summarize results)
Lesson12: Thesis writing 1 ( how to write a thesis)
Lesson13; Thesis writing 2 ( how to attach materials)
Lesson14: Thesis writing 3 ( how to improve)
Lesson15: Completing graduation thesis. Final presentation

students will be evaluated based on assignments and thesis
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Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Collect and organize materials concerning the theme of your graduation thesis on a daily basis.
Requirements None
Grading Method Students will be evaluated based on commitment to research and the quality of a graduation thesis.
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it A teacher who has worked for 12 years at a school for the blind will give lectures on the psychology, evaluation, and teaching methods of visually impaired people. 
Message You are expected to work on your own theme in an active and creative manner.
Other A teacher who has worked for 12 years at a school for the blind will give lectures on the psychology, evaluation, and teaching methods of visually impaired people. 
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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