Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC119436 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 卒業論文
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Graduation Thesis
ヤマサキ アカネ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 4th-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Inte
Lesson Style   Lesson Style
(More Details)
Lecture- and Exercise-oriented, Note-taking, Discussions, Student presentations
Credits 4.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 4 : Undergraduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 06 : Psychology
Eligible Students
Keywords Graduation thesis, school psychology, education psychology, Student guidance and counseling
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Elementary School Teacher Education
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・In individual or group researches, being able to organize・plan educational research activities, carry out them effectively and clarify the meaning. (research ability)
・In the situation of presentation of research investigation and practical educational research, to be able to organize the presentation contents and crealy demonstrate the research results and one's oinions, and to be able to communicate with others and give constructive criticism each other (Presentation and communiation skills). 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
"At the conclusion of this course, students should be able to plan and design a educational research activity, conduct it in an effective manner, and identify the meaning of the activity (ability to research).
- Students should be able to organize their presentation of their investigation and educational practice research, present the results, convey their ideas explicitly, have a mutual communication, and criticize each other in an constructive way.
Class Schedule Lesson1: Orientation
Lesson2: Understanding general thesis structure
Lesson3: Clarifying research theme
Lesson4: Investigation based on individual's research theme(1): Study preceding researches
Lesson5: Investigation based on individual's research theme (2):Organize and define key words based on preceding researches
Lesson6: Research promotion based on individual research theme (1):Develop overall thesis structure
Lesson7: Research promotion based on individual research theme (2): Data collection
Lesson8: Research promotion based on individual research theme (3) : Data analysis
Lesson9: Research promotion based on individual research theme (4): Examination of obtained data
Lesson10: Research promotion based on individual research theme: Re-organization and examination of data
Lesson11: Research promotion based on individual research theme  (6): Reconsideration of thesis structure
Lesson12: Graduation thesis writing and presentation(1):presentation structure
Lesson13: Graduation thesis writing and presentation (2): material making
Lesson14:Graduation thesis writing and presentation (3): presentation & discussion
Lesson15: Graduation thesis summary and possibilities of future action researches

Progress will be submitted in every lesson.

1. Setting a research theme 2. Studying preceding researches 3. Developing a research plan 4. Collecting materials 5. Analyzing materials 6. Consideration 7.Writing a thesis
Student presentations and discussions
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Will be instructed when needed.
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
"Have a clear awareness of the issues by reading research papers on a daily basis.
Develop a research plan early based on your clear awareness of the issues.
Grading Method Students will be evaluated based on commitment to thesis writing and preciseness of a graduation thesis.
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
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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