Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC335110 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 日本語教育学特定研究I
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Specific Study of Japanese as a Second Language I
コグチ ユキコ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 4th-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Tues9-10:Faculty Office
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 1.0 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
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Students in this course are expected to write conduct a research project and write a research paper that leads to a dissertation.  
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Teaching Japanese as a Second Language
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・As an individual or in a group, planning and effectively carrying out research・activities.
・Conducting basic information processing and development of teaching materials using IT such as computers. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The purpose of this course to acquire skills in conducting research in applied linguistics and SLA relevant to Japanese language education.  Students enrolled in this course are expected to establish a research plan, to collect data, and analyze them.   
Class Schedule lesson1 Orientation
lesson2 Establishing overall research objectives
lesson3 Critical review of literature 1
lesson4 Critical review of literature 2
lesson5 Critical review of literature 3
lesson6 Forming research questions and research method
lesson7 Selecting research method
lesson8 Pilot study
lesson9 Refining research method
lesson10 Main study 1
lesson11 Main study 2
lesson12 Data analysis
lesson13 Data analysis and discussion
lesson14 Discussion and conclusion
lesson15 Presentation  
To be announced in the class.  
PC or AV used in
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Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review research paper critically and write the summary and your comments for each paper.  Do not quote any part of the paper and use your own words. Plagiarism is prohibited.   
Grading Method Literature review 30%
Research plan  30%
Final Report 40%   
Plagiarism will result in the failure in this course. 
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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