Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (Doctoral Course) Division of Educational Sciences Educational Design for Teacher Educators Program
Lecture Code WNBD0095 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 特別研究
Subject Name
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Special Study
キム ジョンソン
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Tues7:Faculty Office, (1st) Tues8
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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Seminar, Discussion, Student Presentation 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 7 : Graduate Special Studies
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 08 : Curriculum and Instruction Sciences
Eligible Students Doctorate Student
Keywords Subject Pedagogy, Research Design 
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 will learn about the research methodology of subject pedagogy and can design their own research. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Definition of subject pedagogy
lesson2 Academic tradition of subject pedagogy
lesson3 Academic tradition of social studies education: (1) Philosophical apporach
lesson4 Academic tradition of social studies education: (2) Curriculum development approach
lesson5 Academic tradition of social studies education: (3) Emperical appraoch
lesson6 Exploring research theme
lesson7 Literature review: (1) Social studies education
lesson8 Literature review: (2) Related fields
lesson9 Exploring research methodology: (1) Quantitative Apporoach
lesson10 Exploring research methodology: (2) Qualitative Apporoach
lesson11 Exploring research methodology: (3) Mixed Apporoach
lesson12 Setting a research question
lesson13 Exploring research design
lesson14 Reserch design exhibition
lesson15 Revising research design

Oral presentation at the research design exhibition 
Texts will be provided when they are needed. 
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Preparation and
Students need to think of their research theme in advance. Also, students need to collect and read the literature related to their research theme.  
Grading Method Uniqueness of their research question and validity and possibility of their research design 
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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