Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Japanese
Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC112822 Subject Classification Courses for Professional Teaching
Subject Name 初等家庭
Subject Name
(Katakana)
ショトウカテイ
Subject Name in
English
Home Economics for the Elementary School
Instructor TOMINAGA MIHOKO,IMAKAWA SHINJI,MURAKAMI KAORI,SUZUKI AKIKO
Instructor
(Katakana)
トミナガ ミホコ,イマカワ シンジ,ムラカミ カオリ,スズキ アキコ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Fri7-8:EDU K201
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture-oriented, PC indispensable
 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 08 : Curriculum and Instruction Sciences
Eligible Students Students of Cluster1 School Education
Keywords clothing life, dietary life, housing life, consumers, families, home economics education
 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Elementary School Teacher Education
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Having acquired basic knowledge of theory and method on guidance in subjects and cross-curricular education in elementary schools 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
To understand fundamental and basic knowledge needed for teaching home economics for elementary schools
 
Class Schedule Lesson1  In this course, students will learn 5 areas of home economics.The order of lessons of each area will be explained in the first lesson: Guidance. The following shows the lesson plan of the 5 areas:
Clothing life:
Lesson2  1. The contents of the area of clothing life in home economics for elementary schools. Three functions of clothing.
Lesson3  2. Creating useful things for living. Hand sawing.
Lesson4  3. How to care clothes. How to use a sawing machine and sawing goods safety.
Dietary life:
Lesson5  1. Learning contents of dietary life filed in home economics for elementary school.
Lesson6  2. Role of meals and meals considered nutrition.
Lesson7  3. Safe handling of cookware and foundation for cooking.
Lesson8  4. Meal planning considering nutrition, pleasure and taste.
Housing:
Lesson9  1. The contents of the area of housing life in home economics for elementary schools.
Lesson10  2. Function of housing, Life to adjust the change of season.
Lesson11  3. Keeping things tidy and in order, Housecleaning.
Consumption and economic life:
Lesson12  1. Today’s consumer life and consumer,Consumer behavior and sustainable society
Family life:
Lesson13 1. Understanding families in home economics at elementary school
Lesson14 2. Family formation and family relationship in low birthrate society
Lesson15 Summary Composition of Home Economics in elementary school 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
Handouts will be distributed when needed.
「私たちの家庭科 5・6」(開隆堂) 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
 
(More Details) Handouts, Audio, Video
 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
1: Orientation
Clothing life:
1: (Preparation) Look back on your daily life and think why you wear clothes.
  (Review): Recall what has been taught about clothing life in elementary school’s home economics class and think about the meaning of studying functions of clothes.
2. (Preparation) Look back on your knowledge and skills about sawing, think about goods made by fabrics and their construction.
(Review): Create a work about necessary knowledge and skills for caring clothes and think about capabilities utilized in clothing life.
3. (Preparation) Look back on your daily clothing life, think about clothes to see your knowledge and skills about clothing life.
(Review): Try to care clothes and get your attitude about utilized in clothing life.
Dietary life:
1.(Preparation): Think about the learning contents of dietary filed in home economics so far.
(Review): Understand the significance of learning contents of learning dietary filed in home economics for the elementary school.
2. (Preparation): Look back on your own meal contents so far.
(Review): Organize the points to run better meals.
3. (Preparation): Think about points to be careful in cooking.
(Review): Learn the basic non-heating and heating cooking operation.
4. (Preparation): Think about nutritional balanced, delightful and tasty meals.
(Review): Consider the nutritional balanced and tasty menu of a meal that elementary students will be delighted.
Housing life:
1. (Preparation): Think about the issues of your house and daily life.
(Review): Understand the contents of the area of housing life in home economics for elementary schools and think about comfortable house and daily life.
2. (Preparation): Think about the function of housing and life to adjust the change of season.
(Review): Understand the function of housing and life to adjust the change of season, think about comfortable house and daily life.
3. (Preparation): Think about the keeping things tidy and in order and housecleaning.
(Review): Understand the keeping things tidy and in order and housecleaning, think about comfortable house and daily life.
Economical Life:
1. (Preparation): Think about today’s consumer life and consumer.
   (Review) Think about today’s consumer life and consumer again after reviewing and understanding what you learned in the class.
Family Life:
1. (Preparation) Try to form a clear image of your own family and family members.
(Review) Ask yourself how you have reached where you are based on what you learned in class.
2. (Preparation) Try to form a concrete image of what you will become a parent in the future.
(Review) Consider the role of elementary school teacher in a declining birthrate society that will continue in the future.
Content of Home Economics in elementary school:
Look back on the contents of the five fields that you have learned in this class. Consider the contents composition of home economics in elementary school from an integrated viewpoint.
 
Requirements  
Grading Method Students will be evaluated based on reports and exams of each of the five areas. The sum of scores of those areas will be a final grade. The details of point allocation of each area will be explained in the orientation.
 
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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