Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC334706 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 異文化間教育学演習
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Transcultural Education (Sem.)
ナカヤマ アキコ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Tues5-8:EDU K108
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
(More Details)
Seminar, Class Discussion, Presentation 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
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)
Teaching Japanese as a Second Language
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・Compiling results of individual research or educational practices into reports or theses and making a presentation. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Language teachers must understand their students to make meaningful classes. In this course, we will address issues on understanding others; how we could understand others, why it is necessary to understand yourself to understand others.  
Class Schedule lesson1 Orientation
lesson2 Culture
lesson3 Culture shock
lesson4 Reflexivity
lesson5 Two ways of understanding the world
lesson6 Group presentation
lesson7 Observation
lesson8 Details of observation
lesson9 Field work
lesson10 Group presentation
lesson11 Interview
lesson12 Details of interview
lesson13 Doing interview
lesson14 Group presentation
lesson15 Wrap up 
Kvale, Steinar(2007)Doing Interviews. SAGE
Angroshino, Michael (2007) Doing Ethnographic and Observational Research. Sage 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Handouts, Recording device 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Finishing reading assignments are required to participate classroom activity.  
Requirements This is a class with many assignments. Please think carefully before you decide to take this class. 
Grading Method Participation of classroom discussion, Participation in group work, Reading log, Final report 
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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