Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC522605 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 心理学実験
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Psychological Experiments
ナカオ タカシ,ナンバ シュウシ,チュウジョウ カズミツ,モリナガ ヤスコ,ナカシマ ケンイチロウ,カンバラ トシムネ,モリタ アイコ,ユザワ マサミチ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Tues1-4:EDU B313
Lesson Style Experiment Lesson Style
(More Details)
Experiment & Survey etc. in a small group, Student presentation
In principle, this class will be conducted face-to-face. If it becomes necessary to perform the lesson online, we will notify you in advance. 
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) 06 : Psychology
Eligible Students Students in Program in Psychology, Required course
Keywords Method of psychology research, Research plan, Creation of thesis, Bibliographic refer, Experiment, Survey, Psychological Statistics
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)
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・To acquire knowledge and skills to recognize research topics related to psychology, and to make appropriate research plans.
・To acquire the ability and skills to collect, anayze and summarize appropriate materals and data on research issues.
・To acquire the ability and skills to collect, anayze and summarize appropriate materals and data on research issues. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
By the end of this course students should be able to
1.Design the experiment.
2.Collect experiment data, and be able to perform statistic analyses appropriately.
3.Interpret experimental results appropriately, and be able to write an academic paper.

Outline of lesson
Students will have an experiential understanding of psychological research through problem solving activities and discussions.
Class Schedule Lesson 1 Orientation
Lesson 2 (Group work)Research planning1:Decide a research topic
Lesson 3 (Group work)Research planning2:Search for reference books
Lesson 4 (Group work)Research planning3:Consider research methods.
Lesson 5 (Group work)Research planning4:Decide a research method.
Lesson 6 (Group work)Practice of Study 1: Preparation for the experiment
Lesson 7 (Group work)Practice of Study 2: Continuation of preparation for the experiment
Lesson 8 (Group work)Practice of Study 3: Practice of experiment
Lesson 9 (Group work) Practice of Study 4: Continuation of the practice of experiment
Lesson 10 (Group work) Practice of Study 5:  Statistic analyses and classification of result
Lesson 11 (Group work)Practice of Study 6:  Continuation of Statistic analyses and classification of result
Lesson 12 (Group work) Practice of Study 7: Summarize the results
Lesson 13 (Group work)Practice of Study 8: Discussion
Lesson 14 (Group work) Practice of Study 9: Preparation of presentation
Lesson 15 Final Presentation

Submit abstract by research subject. Submit thesis individually.
Introduced in the lessons when needed
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Instructions vary depending on each research assignment.
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
In this course, you're required to do a lot of works outside of the class hours. Specific contents, in accordance with the progress of assignments, are decided through discussions by a teacher in charge and members of a group. The learning achievement is greately influenced by how much voluntarily and actively you are involved in thoses activities.
Requirements "Limited to students who have taken Introductory Psychology Laboratory Project I and II.
Required to have knowledge and skills on the method of psychology learned as a specialized basic subject and eagerness and positive attitude to tackle a problem.る。
specialized subject: Civics (Philosophy, Ethics, Religious Studies, Psychology
Grading Method Commitment to research activities by groups (Approx. 50%), Presentations on discussion in class (Approx. 20%), Final thesis (Approx. 30%)
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message It will be very tough because you're required to do activities out of the class. But you can realize that it is very enjoyable to learn new knowledge by yourselves.
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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