Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (Master's Course) Division of Educational Sciences Teaching Japanese as a Second Language Program
Lecture Code WND12150 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 日本語教育学演習
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Study of Teaching Japanese as a Second Language
コグチ ユキコ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Tues1-4:EDU L108
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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Seminar, Group discussion, Presentation 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 6 : Graduate 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)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Class Objectives
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This course is a follow-up course for the introductory SLA course. It is designed to allow students to work on a research project and data analysis so as to help them develop a skills to use various research techniques in SLA.  
Class Schedule lesson1 Orientation
lesson2 How to read research papers
lesson3 Analyzing research papers
lesson4 Reviewing research papers critically
lesson5 Identifying problems in previous research
lesson6 Forming research questions
lesson7 Evaluating research questions
lesson8 Reformulating research questions
lesson9 Research methods
lesson10 Planning a research project
lesson11 Pilot study
lesson12 Revising the research plan
lesson13 Analysing the results of the pilot study
lesson14 Discussing the results
lesson15 Synthesis

Ichigokara hajimeru chiisana nihongogaku/hitsujisyobou
Cyuunagon wo katsuyoushita Corpus Nihonga kenkyuu nyuumon/hitsujisyobou 
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Preparation and
Address the prior tasks and attend the lesson. Group presentation and test development seminar will be conducted for the task. 
Grading Method Presentation (30%), report (40%) , class discussion (30%)  
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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