Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC524207 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 卒業論文
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Graduation Thesis
Instructor OGATA AKIKO
オガタ アキコ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 4th-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Inte
Lesson Style   Lesson Style
(More Details)
Discussion-oriented exercise style, Individual experiment & research etc.
Credits 6.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 4 : Undergraduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 06 : Psychology
Eligible Students
Keywords Clinical psychology, Method of psychology research, Creation of thesis
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).

(Comprehensive Abilities)
・To acquire knowledge and skills to recognize research topics related to psychology, and to make appropriate research plans.
・To acquire the ability and skills to collect, anayze and summarize appropriate materals and data on research issues.
・To acquire the ability and skills to collect, anayze and summarize appropriate materals and data on research issues.
・To acquire atitudes to sincerely tackle with psychological issues in the modern society. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Class Schedule Lesson 1 Guidance Schedule of writing a graduate thesis
Lesson 2 Research planning
Lesson 3 Revise a research plan
Lesson 4 Presentation on a research plan
Lesson 5 Research(Preparation for research and experiment)
Lesson 6 Research(further research and experiment)
Lesson 7 Research(Preparation for research and experiment)
Lesson 8 Interim report
Lesson 9 Practice of Study (Gathering of Data, its continuation)
Lesson 10 Practice of Study (Analysis of Data)
Lesson 11 Preparation of Thesis and Presentation Materials (The Outline)
Lesson 12 Preparation of Thesis and Presentation Materials (in detail)
Lesson 13 Preparation of Thesis and Presentation Materials (in detail)
Lesson 14 Preparation of Thesis and Presentation Materials (Rehearsal)
Lesson 15 Presentation (The joint presentation with the students of the graduation thesis in other realms of Psychology.)  

Submit Graduation thesis and thesis summary.  Performance at the presentation is mandatory. 
Necessary materials are introduced when needed. Encouraged to proactively prepare for relevant materials on your own.
PC or AV used in
(More Details) PC and projector can be used for a presentation. Proactive use of them are suggested to make a presentation easy-to-understand and effective.
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
In this class, in accordance with each student's theme, indtructions are given individually. The contents of work  are decided according to the progress situations of each stutent.
From the design and implementation of the research to completion of the thesis are controlled by students voluntarily. On the other hand, however, it is a joint work under the supervisors in accordance with the fixed .schedule. Consult with your supervisor to and with satistfactory work on your research proactively.
Grading Method The process of research, Performance at graduation thesis presentation, Thesis contents
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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