Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School Writing Center (University Wide Courses for Graduate Students)
Lecture Code 8A001201 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 学術文章の書き方とその指導法 -大学教員を目指して-
Subject Name
ガクジュツブンショウノカキカタトソノシドウホウ -ダイガクキョウインヲメザシテ-
Subject Name in
Principles and Methods of Academic Writing for Prospective College Teachers
ヤナギサワ ヒロヤ,カワモト タケシ,マルヤマ ヤスシ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Weds5-6:Central Library Hall
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
Academic paper, academic writing, research method
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 21 : Fundamental Competencies for Working Persons
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
Eligible Students All graduate students in this university (regardless of major)
Keywords Academic paper, academic writing, research method
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
To become a tutor at the Writing Center, you need to take this class.  
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
"Aims to acquire skills and instruction methods required to write academic papers.  Covers the following 2 points. (1) Skill to create passages with clarity and logical consistency (2) Capability to give instruction on academic writing. Please note that  (2) is a kind of counseling to help the writer.

Class Schedule lesson1 Class summary, Ambiguous use of words(1) 

lesson2  Ambiguous use of words(2)

lesson3  Read a paper critically

lesson4   How to make a thesis in non-specialty reports

lesson5   Correct  a report of an international student

lesson6  Strategies for logical writing (Given-information for a sentence-to-sentence connection)

lesson7  Strategies for logical writing (ABT structure for narrative)

lesson8  Strategies for logical writing (Paragraph structure)

lesson9  Strategies for logical writing (cycled structure for academic writing)

lesson10  Strategies for logical writing (IMRaD structure for research papers)

lesson11 Case study exercise (Principles of feedback)

lesson12 Case study, exercise (Construct your own passage)

lesson13 Case study, exercise (Comments to other's writing)

lesson14 Case study, exercise (Commentary on comments)

lesson15  Summary
Learning materials will be provided on Bb9
PC or AV used in
(More Details) The materials will be showed by Bb9, so bring a computer or terminal. 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Composition task for each lesson.
Requirements "If too many students want to take this course, we discuss in the first class and decide the selection method. All students wishing to take this class must attend the first class.
Grading Method Students to be assessed by attendance status and submission of assignments.  
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message Bring a computer or terminal 
Other Students who performed very well in the class may be hired as TA for the writing center. Tutor's job will start from the 2nd term of this year.
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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