Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC600515 Subject Classification Courses for Professional Teaching
Subject Name 道徳教育指導法
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Methodology on Moral Education
スギタ ヒロタカ,オカムラ ミユキ,マルヤマ ヤスシ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Mon1-4:EDU K102
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture-oriented, Discussion
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 07 : Education
Eligible Students Students in Faculty of Education
Keywords Moral education, Moral lesson
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
A course for teaching certificate
Criterion referenced
Elementary School Teacher Education
(Abilities and Skills)
・Being able to design teaching plans and curriculums in elementary schools and develop them on the basis of children's actual situation (Practical teaching skills).

Special Support School Teacher Education
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Having basic knowledge and understanding on the significance of elementary education and the teaching profession, and theories and methodologies of subject teaching, which are required to obtain fundamental teaching certificates. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Based on the contents of morality and values required in contemporary society and the significance and principles of its caltivations, to examine the purposes and contents of moral education in school and understand how to design and plan moral education classes. You are required to elaborate model lesson plans through understanding what moral education should be form historical, theorethical and psychological perspectives.
Class Schedule Lesson1: Fundamental Conceps of Moral Education
Lesson2: The Purpose of Moral Education and Scientific Approaches to Morality
Lesson3: Theories of Moral Development
Lesson4: Challenges to Moral Education in Contemporary Society
Lesson5: History of Moral Education
Lesson6: Moral Education in School(1): Its Purposes and Goals in Course of Study
Lesson7: Moral Education in School(2): Organizational Structures and Plan
Lesson8:: Contents of Moral Education in Japan (1): Relationships between Self and Others
Lesson9: Contents of Moral Education in Japan (2): Living with Nature
Lesson10: Teaching Methods: Various Types of Moral Education Lessons
Lesson11: Moral Education in Elementary School (1): Design and Planning
Lesson12: Moral Education in Elementary School (2): Model Lesson Plans
Lesson13: Moral Education in Junior High School (1): Design and Planning
Lesson14: Moral Education in Junior High School (2): Model Lesson Plans
Lesson15: Whole-school Approach to Moral Education: Cooporation with Family and Community

Submit a term paper
Yasushi Maruyama (ed.), The Methodologies of Moral Education, Kyodo Shuppan, 2014.

PC or AV used in
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Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Read the textbook and provided materials beforehand. 
Requirements Class specification specialized subject on moral education. Compulsory subject for teaching certificate at junior high school. 
Grading Method minute-papers, lesson plan, performance of teaching demonstration, self-assessment and term paper
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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