Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Education (Doctoral Program)
Lecture Code NDK10195 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 日本語教育学講究
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Research into Teaching Japanese as a Second Language
マツミ ノリオ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Thur3-4:*Faculty Office
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Both lecture and seminar together, discussion, and presentation by students 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 7 : Graduate Special Studies
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 06 : Psychology
Eligible Students Compulsory elective for Program in Teaching Japanese as a Second Language
Keywords Second language learning, Psychology, Cognitive mechanism 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
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While learning cognitive mechanism related to acquisition of native language and second language as examples, this class is to examine the theoretical framework and research methods for solving the problems related to second language education, from the viewpoints of cognition and psycholinguistics. 
Class Schedule Lesson 1: While reading empirical studies at home and abroad on psychological approach, examine the contents, and discuss important points for research proceeding.
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Lesson 1-15:
Make a presentation on academic papers on a research topic. Discuss a research topic in a group. Explain research methods, mechanism of dual language cognition (storage and processing system), experimental methods, and basic and applied knowledge of statistical processing. 
No text books will be required. Students are expected to read academic materials from domestic and overseas, including reserach papers on English education and Japanese language education. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Academic papers,Handouts,PC 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Constructing a network of information on studies by reading an academic dissertation which is close to your own study's theme most and utilizing knowledge which you already have. Especially, about new knowledge which you acquired through classes, you should make your original study note, and acquire basic and applied knowledge on the method to study "which is not written in texts". 
Requirements In the case the teacher in charge of this class is a chief instructor, you should attend both of the class of the first half term and the class of the second half term within this fiscal year. 
Grading Method I will evaluate the degree of efforts in a class such as the contents of presentation about dissertation which you were in charge of, positiveness in questions and answers, the degree of participation in debate, the degree of participation in experimental research, and others comprehensively. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message I request the person who have studied the research of doctoral dissertation with the experimental method and the survey method to attend. Especially, the person who set the psychology mechanism related to the understanding and generation of the second language as the research theme, I wish you to join us to find a proper theoretical frame through this class. 
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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