Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Education (Doctoral Program)
Lecture Code NDK10198 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 日本語教育学講究
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Research into Teaching Japanese as a Second Language
ナガタ リョウタ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Thur3-4:*Faculty Office
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Seminar based, discussion, and presentation by students 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 7 : Graduate Special Studies
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 06 : Linguistics
Eligible Students Compulsory elective for Program in Arts and Science Education
Keywords Critical thinking, Persuasive power, Sociolinguistics, Discourse analysis  
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)
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Towards writing  a doctoral dissertation, while developing critical thinking capability, this class is intended to consider "persuasion" of a paper. Specifically, presentation by students on each topic, through discussion from the viewpoint of sociolinguistics, and reflect on the meaning of one's research, and validity of conclusions  
Class Schedule lesson1 Orientation
Lesson 2-14: Presentation by students on research topics (critical examination of the previous research, research project, survey plan, survey results and discussion etc.)
"Lesson 15: conclusion" 
Materials will be selected based on students' interests and research topics." 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Handouts,visual materials (video/PC/other visual materials) 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
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Preparation and
I will have you make a presentation on your own study theme in class. You should try to have others understand the meaning of your study and validity of the study, and give your constructive opinion on other's presentation positively. 
Grading Method I will evaluate you on the contents of presentation and participation in debates comprehensively. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message In order to complete a doctoral dissertation, you need to have others admit the meaning and validity of the theme of your research. Please promote "persuasiveness" of your dissertation by announcing each other in a class. 
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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