Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Japanese
Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (Master's Course)
Lecture Code WNA04050 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name Academic Writing for Graduate Students in Education
Subject Name
(Katakana)
Subject Name in
English
Academic Writing for Graduate Students in Education
Instructor HOWELL PETER KENNETH
Instructor
(Katakana)
ハウエル ピーター ケネス
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Mon1-4:EDU L204
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
 
This is not a lecture course.
It is a pair-work-based practical seminar. 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction E : English
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 22 : Language Education
Course Area(Discipline) 02 : English
Eligible Students
Keywords academic writing
presentations 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
To familiarize participants with features of academic writing and provide practice in writing and making presentations.
To practice communication in English with speakers from diverse countries and cultures. 
Class Schedule lesson1
Academic Vocabulary
lesson2
Forming presentation groups and deciding topics
lesson3
Definitions
lesson4
Presentation planning
lesson5
Problem-Solution texts
lesson6
Presentation drafting
lesson7
Data Commentary
lesson8
Presentation drafting
lesson9
Summarizing
lesson10
Peer editing
lesson11
Scientific papers: Methods and Results
lesson12
Final editing
lesson13
Scientific papers: Introduction and Discussion
lesson14
Presentations
lesson15
Presentations 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
None. 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
 
(More Details) English handouts will be provided by the teacher. 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
Preparation and review is advised, but not required. 
Requirements  
Grading Method Pass / Fail (70%) will be judged by attendance and positive participation in weekly classes.
Precise grades (30%) will be judged subjectively on the basis of performance in class. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message Everyone is welcome to this class.
However it is aimed at students with an intermediate level of English as a Foreign Language, rather than those who already command English as a Second Language at high levels. 
Other   
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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