Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC215707 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 卒業論文
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Graduation Thesis
イソザキ テツオ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 4th-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Inte
Lesson Style   Lesson Style
(More Details)
Lecture- and Exercise-oriented, Note-taking, Discussions, Student presentations, Field work, Work. Chemicals will be used.
Credits 4.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 4 : Undergraduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 08 : Curriculum and Instruction Sciences
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)
Elementary School Teacher Education
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・In individual or group researches, being able to organize・plan educational research activities, carry out them effectively and clarify the meaning. (research ability)
・In the situation of presentation of research investigation and practical educational research, to be able to organize the presentation contents and crealy demonstrate the research results and one's oinions, and to be able to communicate with others and give constructive criticism each other (Presentation and communiation skills).

Secondary School Science Education
(Abilities and Skills)
・Concerning science education in secondary education, to be able to make and design and conduct research, and analyze and examine it.
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・As an individual or in a group, being able to organize plan and effectively carry out research activities(the ability of research).
・With regard to investigation, educational practices and its presentation, to be able to communicate with others, organize results, opinions and contetns, and give a presentation (Communication and presentation skills). 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Students will apply what they have learned since they entered the university, particularly fundamental knowledge and skills they have learned and acquired through the Research Seminar in Science Education in the previous year to writing graduation thesis, and develop and implement a research plan based on their own research theme.
Class Schedule Lesson1: Orientation

Lesson2: How to Conduct a Graduation Research (1) the meaning of reearch

Lesson3: How to Conduct a Graduation Research (2) how to get literature

Lesson4:How to Conduct a Graduation Research (3) how to read papers

Lesson5: How to Conduct a Graduation Research (4) how to conclude a report

Lesson6: How to Conduct a Graduation Research (5) preparing a presentation

Lesson7: Interim Presentation (1) topic title

Lesson8: Interim Presentation (2) aims and purposes

Lesson9: Interim Presentation (3) research methods

Lesson10: Graduation Thesis Writing (1) setting a title of own research

Lesson11: Graduation Thesis Writing (2) reviewing their own title of the research

Lesson12: Graduation Thesis Writing (3) practical work

Lesson13: Graduation Thesis Writing (4) data analysis and interpretation

Lesson14: Graduation Thesis Writing (5) discussion and conclusion

Lesson15: Summary

Students will conduct a research of their own theme. Instructions on specific methods and others will be given as needed. This course will be seminar oriented and will include various learning styles  as this course is for graduation research.
Recommended documents and books will be introduced in class.
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Textbook, Handouts, Audio materials, Movies ( videos/PC/other image materials)
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Summarize the contents of  your research before every seminar and present it in a seminar. After every seminar, research what was pointed out and prepare for the presentation in the next time.
Requirements Required for students in the Program in Science Education
Grading Method Students will be evaluated comprehensively based on class participation (50%) and thesis (50%).
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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