Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC136006 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 特別支援教育研究法II
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Methods of Research on Special Needs Education II
ワカマツ アキヒコ,モリ マユ,ハヤシダ マサシ,フナバシ アツヒコ,カワイ ノリムネ,ムラカミ リエ,オオモリ マリコ,シンカイ アキラ,チェンバース ダイアン,ウジマ カズヒト
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Thur1-2:Faculty Office
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
(More Details)
Exercise-oriented, Discussions, Student presentations
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 07 : Education
Eligible Students Students of Faculty of Education Cluster 1, Program in Special Needs School Teacher Education
Keywords Special needs school, material collection, seminar, research approach, graduation thesis, SDG_04 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Result of the learning about "Ability, skill 1" is expected. 
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Special Support School Teacher Education
(Abilities and Skills)
・Being able to set up tasks to be worked on by searching, collecting, summarizing, and understanding information, books, and materials concerning special needs education. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Through this course, students will deepen their work done in the Methods of Research on Special Support Education I in the 1st semester. The objective of this course is for students to make the content of their research more specific based on their own theme through seminar-type discussions, before starting collecting necessary materials and conducting a research.  
Class Schedule Lesson1: Orientation
Lesson2: How to search for theses
Lesson3: Searching for theses
Lesson4: How to read theses
Lesson5: How to summarize theses
Lesson6: Presentation on theses that students read
Lesson7: Discussion of theses that students presented
Lesson8: Developing a research plan
Lesson9: Research approach
Lesson10: Statistical approach
Lesson11: Data collection
Lesson12: Analysis of results
Lesson13: How to summarize consideration
Lesson14: How to write a graduation thesis
Lesson15: Final presentation 
Handouts will be distributed when needed. In addition to the handouts, students are required to read literatures on their research theme. 
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(More Details) Handouts 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Students should collect materials and conduct researches referring to your instructor's advice. 
Grading Method Students will be evaluated comprehensively based on contribution in class discussions, work progress, and  work contents. 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it Mr. Chikurinji has worked at a special school, special support class, and board of education.
Dr. Kawai has experiences of working at public schools and university in the United States as a speech-language pathologist.
Dr. Ujima has worked for 12 years at a school for the blind.
They introduce practical contents based on their experiences.
Message Working only in class hours will not be enough to complete your work. You should actively work using your spare time outside of the class. 
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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