Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School Hiroshima University Museum
Lecture Code 87090001 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 博物館実習2(館園実習)【特定プログラム登録者対象】
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Practicum in Museum Studies2(External Museums to the University)
シミズ ノリオ,カワシマ タカムネ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 4th-Year,  First Semester,  Intensive
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (Int) Inte
Lesson Style Practical Lesson Style
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Practicum at external museum  
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 4 : Undergraduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 10 : Museology
Eligible Students Students who need a curator qualification among those who will graduate in fiscal 2022
Keywords Practical work experience 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
To experience a practicum in museum of participant's specialty.
To learn curator's duties on site and acquire a basic level of ability. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Preliminary Guidance Thursday,April 20
lesson2 Practicum at External Museum (1)
lesson3 Practicum at External Museum (2)
lesson4 Practicum at External Museum (3)
lesson5 Practicum at External Museum (4)
lesson6 Practicum at External Museum (5)
lesson7 Practicum at External Museum (6)
lesson8 Practicum at External Museum (7)
lesson9 Practicum at External Museum (8)
lesson10 Practicum at External Museum (9)
lesson11 Practicum at External Museum (10)
lesson12 Practicum at External Museum (11)
lesson13 Practicum at External Museum (12)
lesson14 Practicum at External Museum (13)
lesson15 Post-factum Guidance Friday, November 4 (Students who participated in the practice from August to September )
For students who participated in the practice after October, there may be a second instruction in the new year .

Reports shall be submitted after the practicum. 
Kanagawa Museum Association  “Work of Curators”
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Handouts, Images (videos/PC/other image data) 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Visit as wide a variety of museums as possible when you have time in preparation for the practicum in museums, and observe exhibition methods, personnel allocation, their roles there, etc. 
Requirements 1. Students who expect to graduate from the University in fiscal 2022.
2. Students who have completed Practicum in Museum Studies 1 (University Museum)
3. Students who fulfill requirement 2, and have completed all the credits except Practicum in Museum Studies 2 (this program) or will complete them within fiscal 2022.
4.  Students who can find a museum which will accept them for Practicum in Museum Studies 2 (External Museums to the University) during summer holidays or other holidays in 2022.
5. Students who take out both of ‘Personal accident insurance for students pursuing education and research’ and ‘Personal liability insurance for students pursuing education and research.’

Notice (Important)  
Be well aware that participants cannot cancel, be absent or be late for the practicum except under unavoidable circumstances such as accidents. 
Grading Method Evaluation mainly from assessment by the museum, practicum journals and reports at Post-factum Guidance 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it Establishment and operation of a university museum (2006-). Aim for practical curator education through display of materials, preservation of specimen, and commentary on exhibits. 
Message Guidance will be held on April 20. The schedule will be posted on the bulletin board, and make sure to check it. Students who fail to attend the Preliminary Guidance may not take Practicum in Museum Studies 2. 
Other Both of Practicum in Museum Studies 1 (University Museum) and Practicum in Museum Studies 2 (External Museums to the University) are statutory subjects. Therefore students without completion of Practicum in Museum Studies 1 (University Museum) are not eligible for this course.  
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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