Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC136201 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 卒業論文
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Study in Graduation Thesis
フナバシ アツヒコ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 4th-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Inte
Lesson Style   Lesson Style
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Exercise-oriented, 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) 07 : Education
Eligible Students Students of Faculty of Education Cluster 1, Program in Special Needs School Teacher Education
Keywords Education of intellectual disability, Research, 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 "Total ability 1,2,3" is expected. 
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).

Special Support School Teacher Education
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・As an individual or in a group, being able to plan a research and conduct the research effectively based on the plan, and round up the results (Research skills and problem-solving skills).
・In individual or group research, being able to clarify the issue consciousness and continue workings to solve the issues, as well as to precisely understand the intention of critics, flexibly modify the contents and direction of the research and compile them. (the ability of carrying out research, self-correcting ability)
・In research presentation of individual or group research, being able to organize the presentation and inform clearly the results, as well as to constructively exchange opinions at questions and answers. (the ability of expressing and presenting) 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Through this course, students will conduct their research and write a graduation thesis concerning education for students with intellectual disabilities, following advice from the instructor.  
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 
Will be introduced in the seminar. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Handouts 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
You should have an interest in presentations of other students in the seminar and actively ask questions and participate in discussions. 
Grading Method Students will be evaluated comprehensively based on research progress, content of graduation thesis, and presentation of graduation thesis. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message It is desirable that students will conduct a research where they can thoroughly interact with children with disabilities and their family at school and other places. 
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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