Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC606311 Subject Classification Courses for Professional Teaching
Subject Name 教職実践演習(中・高)
Subject Name
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Practical Seminar for the Teaching Profession
マセ シゲオ,カワグチ タカユキ,スギタ ヒロタカ,タカオ ユウタ,シラタ リヒト,ササキ イサム,モリタ アイコ,ヤマモト タカハル
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 4th-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Mon9-10:EDU K214,EDU K215
Lesson Style   Lesson Style
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Exercise-oriented, Discussion, Student presentation 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 4 : Undergraduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 08 : Curriculum and Instruction Sciences
Eligible Students
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 Japanese Language Education
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・With regard to secondary education and Japanese education in secondary education, to be able to effectively summarize research related to education, contents, and practice. Also, to be able to communicate with an audience by delivering easy-to-understand presentations that summarize the research outcome and arguments. (Presentation ability)
・To work on research or practical activities concerning secondary education and "Japanese language education", showing ability as a member of a team (project-like activity). Also, to be aware of problems, to consider, to research, and to solve problems as a group or a team. (Socially and cooperatively) 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This course designs “Hiroshima University 8 standards” on teaching training, and set up graduating targets along with the each 8 standard. The targets are;

① Acquiring enough knowledge and skills on the contents of the subjects
② Being able to make a guiding plan integrating the comprehension on studying and development
③ Being able to make practical teaching and classes with knowledge on teaching materials and guiding methods.
④ Being able to make an evaluation of development and studying of students
⑤ Being able to guide students by understanding and making reliable relations with them
⑥ Understanding school management.
⑦ Acquiring basic knowledge on school and education.
⑧ Having provided with qualities and abilities necessary for educators ( such as sense of duty, educational affection, interpersonal relationship)

The themes of this course are guidance contents of the subjects (①), guidance methods of the subjects (②~④), student counseling and class and school management (⑤~⑦), qualities and abilities (⑧).  
In this course students refer to the contents of their “teaching certificate portfolio” (course history of teaching-training courses), look back and confirm their achievement level required at each standard, and monitor and evaluate themselves (reflection).  They should complement unachieved points and enhance achieved points through practices, guidance-planning, trial lessons, debates, and case studying.
Class Schedule lesson 1: Orientation 1 and portfolio working 1: Understand the overall course flow and "abstract portfolio"
lesson 2: Reflection referring to standards 5 and 6(by rotation)
lesson 3: Reflection referring to standard 7(by rotation)
lesson 4: Follow-up activities and feedback referring to standards 5  and 6
lesson 5: Follow-up activities and feedback referring to standards 7
lesson 6: Orientation 2 (in each subject group)and portfolio working 2:Understand the subject-based group work and write a first draft on "teaching philosophy"
lesson 7: Reflection based on Portfolio related to standard 1-4 (Japanese language)
lesson 8: Follow-up related to standard 1-4 (1)Collection of practice record and sharing them 1
lesson 9: Follow-up related to standard 1-4 (2)Collection of practice record and sharing them 2
lesson 10: Follow-up related to standard 1-4 (3)Modification 1
lesson 11: Follow-up related to standard 1-4 (4)Modification of Lesson plan 2
lesson 12: Follow-up related to standard 1-4 (5) Class suggestion 1
lesson 13: Follow-up related to standard 1-4 (6) Class suggestion 2
lesson 14: Follow-up activities and feedback referring to standard 8 and portfolio working 3: Write the final draft on "teaching philosophy"
lesson 15: Follow-up activities and feedback referring to standard 8 and portfolio working 4: Complete abstract portfolio 
Journal of teaching practice, Curriculum Guidelines for Junior and Senior High Schools and their Commentaries 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Materials provided in class, Screen image (Video/PC/Other image materials) 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
In Lesson 2-6, fnishing the entry to a worksheet (self-check sheet) before a class. 
Requirements Limited to students who have earned the credits of Teaching Practice at Junior and Senior High School I and II at Hiroshima University.  If you have not earned these credits yet but are expected to earn them in this semester, you can enroll this seminar. 
Grading Method 1. Required to reach at least level 2 or higher for all "Hiroshima University 8 standards" and to submit abstruct portfolio for obtaining a credit
2. The grade will be decided based on the total of the result of each standard.
Superior: 22 and higher Excellent: 20 and 21  Good : 17~19  Fair: 16  Failed: 15 and lower 
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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