Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC115203 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 初等教育カリキュラム開発論
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Curriculum Development for the Elementary School
ナカムラ カズヨ,ナガタ タダミチ,キハラ セイイチロウ,ヤマサキ タカヒト,シンノ ユウスケ,イトウ ユウ,ワタナベ タクミ,ゴンドウ アツコ,マツミヤ ナガコ,テラウチ ダイスケ,イケダ サトシ,オオセド カズキ,マツモト ヒトシ,マツウラ タケト,ナガマツ マサヤス,カワダ カズオ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Mon9-10:EDU L205
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture- and Exercise-oriented, Note-taking, Discussions, Student presentations 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 08 : Curriculum and Instruction Sciences
Eligible Students Students who are in the Program in Elementary School Teacher Educations
Keywords SDG‗04, Elementary education, curriculum, Japanese language, social studies, mathematics, science, living environment studies, music, arts & crafts, home economics, physical education, foreign language activities( English) , programming education 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
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Elementary School Teacher Education
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Having basic understanding of the importance of elementary schools and elementary education. 
Class Objectives
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To learn the meaning of curricula of elementary education and how to design a curriculum with specific examples and cultivate fundamental practical capabilities as an elementary school teacher.
Class Schedule Lesson1:Orientation
Lesson2: Meaning and design methods of Japanese language curriculum
Lesson3: Meaning and ways to design a curriculum for social science
Lesson4: Meaning and ways to design curriculum for mathematics
Lesson5:Meaning and ways to design curriculum for science
Lesson6: Meaning and ways to design curriculum for living environment studies
Lesson7: Meaning and ways to design curriculum for music
Lesson8: Meaning and ways to design curriculum for arts & crafts
Lesson9: Meaning and ways to design curriculum for physical education
Lesson10:Meaning and ways to design curriculum for home economics
Lesson11:Meaning and ways to design curriculum for foreign language activities
Lesson12:Meaning and ways to give lessons in programming education
Lesson13: Purpose and methods of graduation research(Japanese language, social studies, mathematics, science, and living environment studies)
Lesson14: Purpose and methods of graduation research(music, arts and crafts, home economics, music, physical education and foreign language activities)
Lesson15: Summary

Assignments will be given in each class. 
Will be introduced when needed. 
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Preparation and
After each lesson, Review what you learned in class, collect materials needed, and read recommended books for reference again. Questions should be listed so that you can ask in class.  
Requirements Elective for teacher education: Meaning and designing of a curriculum. 
Grading Method Students will be evaluated based on their overall attitude toward the class and their efforts to complete the assignments. 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it Teachers with teaching experience in the school setting will use their experience to provide guidance on the significance of and methods for organizing the elementary education curriculum. 
Other In this class, you may be asked to speak during the class. If you are taking this class online, please be aware of the location of the 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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