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 WND26060 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 特別研究
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Tutorial Seminar in Special Topics
コグチ ユキコ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Thur5-6:Faculty Office
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 22 : Language Education
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Japanese
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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Students in this course are expected to write conduct a research project and write a research paper that leads to a dissertation. 
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. 
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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  Do not quote any part of the paper and use your own words.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 Research presentation 50%
Research paper 50%
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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