Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Japanese
Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (Professional degree course) Division of Professional Development for Teachers and School Leaders Professional Development Program for Teachers and School Leaders
Lecture Code WPA01000 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 論理的思考教育の開発実践
Subject Name
(Katakana)
 
Subject Name in
English
Practice in the Development of Logical Thinking Education
Instructor MATSUURA TAKETO,OKUBO YUKINORI
Instructor
(Katakana)
マツウラ タケト,オオクボ ユキノリ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Mon1-4:EDU L206
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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Lecture-oriented, Seminar-oriented, Many writings on the board, Discussion, Student presentation, Field work, Task, the Use of chemicals 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 07 : Education
Eligible Students
Keywords  
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
"Understand research trends concerning education which nurtures logical thinking. Also, acquire abilities to plan classes which develop students' and pupils' logical thinking.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Based on research and materials published both overseas and in Japan, we will consider the background and reasons why the need for education which develops logical thinking skills has increased. Also, we will study practical research on how logical thinking is taught and introduced to students and puplis. Based on these investigations, students will develop evaluation methods intended for classes and performances, considering what sort of classes are required to develop logical thinking abilities.  "
 
Class Schedule lesson1:Orientation
Introduce how classes will be conducted, explaining the purposes and contents of the course.
lesson2:The importance of logical thinking and international research trends
(lecture) Overview concepts of logical thinking, backgrounds of needs for the development of logical thinking skills, and international research trends in the development of logical thinking skills
lesson3:Research trends in Japan
(lecture) Overview Japanese research trends in the development of logical thinking skills by using research and assesments such as the National Assessment of
Academic Abilities
lesson4:Introduction of practical research on the development of logical thinking skills
Introduce practical studies on education intended to develop logical thinking ability in elementary, middle, and high schools.
lesson5:Bibliographic survey (1)
Based on Lesson 2, students will collect materials published in Japan and conduct research, aiming at course development
lesson6:Bibliographic survey  (2)
Based on Lesson 3, students will collect materials published in Japan and conduct research, aiming at course development
lesson7:Case study (1)
Based on Lesson 4, students will collect materials published overseas and conduct research, aiming at course development
lesson8:Case study (2)
Based on Lesson 5, students will collect materials published overseas and conduct research, aiming at course development
lesson9:Class development targeted at development of logical thinking skills (1)
Based on groups formed lesson 1, students will find out about current problems by investigating case studies and collected materials
lesson10:Class development targeted at development of logical thinking skills (2)
Aiming to deal with problems found in lesson 9, students will establish new methods and plan courses which are designed for the development of logical thiking skills
lesson11:Course development targeting the development of logical thinking skills (3)
Students will examine and polish methods and courses planned in lesson 10
lesson12:Presentation and discussion (Group A)
Group A to conduct presentation on class development and evaluation methods. Based on the presentation, conduct discussion.
lesson13:presentation and discussion (Group B)
Group B to conduct presentation on class development and evaluation methods. Based on the presentation, conduct discussion.
lesson14:Presentation and discussion (Group C)
Group C to conduct presentation on class development and evaluation methods. Based on the presentation, conduct discussion.
lesson15:Wrap up
By reveiwing the findings and results of case studies and the bibliographic survey, students will exchange their ideas and summarize their thoughts on the ideal ways to nurture logical thinking skills. 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
"Course style. (Lectures, discussions, students’ presentations)
Materials to be distributed in the class as required." 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
 
(More Details) Textbook, handouts, voice material, image (video/PC/other image material)
 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
Summarize a gist of materials (article/text) including information gathering and consideration of relevant documents.
 
Requirements  
Grading Method Students will be evaluated based on the following points:
(1)Bibliographic survey and case study: Able to collect and summarize collected materials which are relavant to class development
(2)Report: Able to find problems based on bibliographic surveys and case studies related to education for logical thinking. In order to deal with  problems, develop evaluation methods and create new courses which develop logical thinking skills. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message  
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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