Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC601016 Subject Classification Courses for Professional Teaching
Subject Name 教育相談
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Educational Counseling
イシダ ユミ,オガタ アキコ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Mon5-8:EDU K201
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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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) 06 : Psychology
Eligible Students Cluster 2 and Cluster 3 students in Faculty of Education
Keywords Educational counseling, Student guidance, Psychological support, School counseling, Clinic psychology,Practical work experience 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Elementary School Teacher Education
(Abilities and Skills)
・Being able to inquire what the class guidance and student guidance ought to be in elementary schools on the basis of children's actual situation (Practical student guidance ability).

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.

Secondary School English Language Education
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Have understanding about adolescent learners

(Knowledge and Understanding)
・To acquire advanced psychological knowledge. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
●Class Objectives
In this class, students will acquire the basic knowledge and skills of the educational counseling (including the significance of counseling and basic knowledge of theories and techniques) necessary to develop the ability of infants and school students to deepen their self-understanding and to develop the ability to live adaptively in a group by building preferable relationships. In addition, students will acquire the knowledge and skills of the educational counseling to properly grasp the developmental status, psychological characteristics, and educational issues of infants and school students, and to support the growth of individuality and personality.

●Class Outline
In educational settings such as schools, children’s maladjustment problems (kindergarten / elementary school students, junior high school students, high school students) such as school refusal, bullying, misconduct / antisocial behavior, and developmental disabilities are occurring, and various issues are piled up even in the special needs education that started in recent years. In this class, students who aim to become teachers will acquire the basic knowledge and skills to think and practice what kind of effective support is possible while respecting the development and individuality of children. Specifically, we will give lectures (including exercises) on the knowledge to properly understand and support the issues (problems) of infants and school students, the knowledge and skills related to counseling, support methods for parents, in-school cooperation system between teachers, cooperation methods with specialized institutions outside the school, maintenance of teachers' own mental health, etc. 
Class Schedule Lesson 1  Educational counseling(Significance and tasks)
Lesson 2  Educational counseling(Actually)
Lesson 3  Basic psychiatric knowledge of psychological problem of
Lesson 4 School refusal(Understanding and support)
Lesson 5  The issue of bullying(Understanding and support)
Lesson 6  Developmental educational counseling
Lesson 7  Delinquency and antisocial activity(Understanding and
Lesson 8  Unusual habits(Understanding and support)
Lesson 9  Cooperative System in School
Lesson 10  Cooperation with Other Organization
Lesson 11  Developmental disabilities(Understanding and support)
Lesson 12  Support for Protectors
Lesson 13  Theory and actually of counseling 1(Theory)
Lesson 14  Theory and actually of counseling 2(Actually)
Lesson 15  Teacher's mental health

Term-end examination at Lesson 16. (Closed book examination) 
Textbook: 「教師教育講座 第11巻 教育相談 改訂版」(石田 弓編著,協同出版)(Ishida. Ed. "Kyoshi Kyouiku Koza Dai11kan Kyouikusoudan" (Counseling Seminar for Teachers Vol.11 Teacher Guidance" Revised edition)), Materials based on the textbook are provided in class. Other reference books are introduced in class when needed. Types of audiovisual aids used (DVD, OHP, etc.) 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Audiovisual aids (DVD/PC/Other image materials) 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Lesson 1:Review the textbook (Chapter 1) as much as possible.
Lesson 2: Review the textbook (Chapter 1) as much as possible.
Lesson 3: Review the textbook (Chapter 3)  as much as possible.
Lesson 4: Review the textbook (Chapter 4)  as much as possible.
Lesson 5: Review the textbook (Chapter 5)  as much as possible.
Lesson 6: Review the textbook (Chapter 12)  as much as possible.
Lesson 7: Review the textbook (Chapter 6)  as much as possible.
Lesson 8: Review the textboo (Chapter 7) k as much as possible.
Lesson 9: Review the textbook (Chapter 9)  as much as possible.
Lesson 10: Review the textbook (Chapter 10)  as much as possible.
Lesson 11: Review the textbook (Chapter 8)  as much as possible.
Lesson 12: Review the textboo (Chapter 11) k as much as possible.
Lesson 13: Review the textboo (Chapter 13) k as much as possible.
Lesson 14: Review the textbook (Chapter 2)  as much as possible.
Lesson 15: Review the textbook (Chapter 2)  as much as possible.
Requirements "Limited to Cluster 2 and Cluster 3 students in the Faculty of Education.
Specialized subject:Theory and method of educational counseling.
Needed to have basic knowledge about Specialized subject such as Educational and Vocational Guidance, have interests in educational counseling or other counseling and have eagerness and good attitude to deal with human's mental problems." 
Grading Method Short report in class (60%), Term-end examination (40%) 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message There are many things that students who want to be a teacher in the future have to know well. Use your imagination, understand them precisely and then utilize them for education practice.  
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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