Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC214205 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 物理教材内容演習
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Seminar on Teaching Contents in Physics
ウメダ タカシ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Tues1-2,Fri5-6:EDU L110
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
(More Details)
Exercise-oriented, Discussions, Student presentations
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 08 : Curriculum and Instruction Sciences
Eligible Students
Keywords Physics experiment, exercises, trial lesson
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)
Secondary School Science Education
(Abilities and Skills)
・With regard to science education in secondary education, to be able to conduct basic observations and experiments, and to handle computer processing. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
"Through the trial lesson, the students will acquire knowledge and skills needed for developing and using teaching materials of physics experiments in junior high and high schools.
Each student will select 2 or 3 themes from high school physics and give a trial lesson including a university-level specialized lecture on the selected themes) and demonstrative experiments.  After every lesson, the students will have a discussion over the content of trial lessons given in class and submit an evaluation report on the trial lessons.
Class Schedule Lesson1: Orientation

Lesson2: Preparation for A Trial Lesson of A Decided Theme

Lesson3-15: Trial Lessons. In each lesson, about two students will give a 20-min. trial lesson (depending on the total number of students of this course.

At the end of every lesson,  physics contents of teaching contents ( principles, theories, mathematical questions, etc.) , experiment results, and consideration will be evaluated.

High school physics school textbooks will be used in class. The detail instruction will be given in class.
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Textbook, Handouts
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Preparing for a trial lesson just on the day before the trial lesson will not be enough. You should start planning at least 2 weeks before.
Requirements "Special subject ( science, physics)
It is recommendable that students have taken ' Basic Knowledge of Physics' and ' Science Literacy of Physics I & II '.
The number of students who can take this course may be limited due to the reasons of the laboratory and laboratory equipment."
Grading Method Students will be evaluated based on lesson plan, performance, and reports.
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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