Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Integrated Arts and Sciences
Lecture Code AQH50502 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 認知と学習 I
Subject Name
ニンチトガクシュウ I
Subject Name in
Cognition and Learning I
サカタ ショウゴ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Tues1-2:IAS K109
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 06 : Psychology
Eligible Students Sophomore
Keywords Cognition, Learning, Choice, Discounting, Decision Making, Evaluation of Mind 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
The aim of this course is to allow students to understand comparative cognition 
Criterion referenced
Integrated Arts and Sciences
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Knowledge and understanding of the importance and characteristics of each discipline and basic theoretical framework.

Integrated Global Studies
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・The knowledge and understanding of the important characteristics and basic theoretical framework of individual academic disciplines. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
A study of classical and operant conditioning
How to make our decision making 
Class Schedule Lesson1: Cognition
Lesson2: Learning
Lesson3: Classical conditioning
Lesson4: Operant conditioning
Lesson5: Reinforcement schedule
Lesson6: Choice behavior
Lesson7: Memory and cognition
Lesson8: Decision making and response time

This course includes a quiz and a final reports. 
Handouts will be distributed. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) PowerPoint slides 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Lesson 1: Preview and review of cognition
Lesson 2: Preview and review of learning
Lesson 3: Preview and review of classical conditioning
Lesson 4: Preview and review of operant conditioning
Lesson 5: Preview and review of reinforcement schedule
Lesson 6: Preview and review of the choice behavior
Lesson 7: Preview and review of memory and cognition
Lesson 8: Preview and review of decision making and response time
Requirements This course is conducted in Japanese. 
Grading Method Your quiz score, final reports, and attitude towards class will constitute your final grade. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Other Please complete the end-of-term class evaluation questionnaire.
Instructors will reflect upon your feedback and utilize this information to improve their teaching methods.
In order to protect identities, small classes will not receive the questionnaire.
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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