Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC000121 Subject Classification Liberal Arts Education (day)
Subject Name 教養ゼミ
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Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
マツミヤ ナガコ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Weds1-4:EDU L204
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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presentation by students, and discussion
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 1 : Undergraduate Introductory
Course Area(Area) 21 : Fundamental Competencies for Working Persons
Course Area(Discipline) 03 : Career Education
Eligible Students
Keywords Liberal Arts, Foundations of University Life, Off-Campus Fieldwork, Teaching Awareness 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
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Liberal Arts Education
Expected Outcome 
Class Objectives
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This class is for new students in the elementary education teacher training course. Through discussions among students, problem-solving learning, and literature research, students will gain an understanding of how to learn at university and develop an independent learning attitude. 
Class Schedule Lesson 1 Orientation
Lesson 2 Introduction to experiential classes
Lesson 3 Sharing Questions in University Life
Lesson 4 Solutions and suggestions for questions in college life
Lesson 5 Organize and analyze to solve questions in college life
Lesson 6 Preparing for off-campus fieldwork
Lesson 7 Off-Campus Fieldwork
Lesson 8 Exploring Issues in Off-Campus Fieldwork
Lesson 9 Reflection on off-campus fieldwork
Lesson 10       Preparation of presentation abuot issues in off-campus fieldwork
Lesson 11       Presentation abuot issues in off-campus fieldwor k(Group 1)
Lesson 12       Presentation abuot issues in off-campus fieldwor k(Group 2)
Lesson 13       Reporting of questions
Lesson 14       Preparing for interview to teachers
Lesson 15       Listening to and asking questions of in-service teachers 
No textbook will be used in this class. Materials will be distributed as appropriate.
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Please prepare for presentation sufficiently.
Requirements Nothing in particular.
Grading Method Comprehensive evaluation will be based on the content of the presentation (90%) and attitude toward the class (10%).
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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