Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC335006 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 比較文化学演習
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Seminar on Comparative Study of Culture
ニシムラ ヒロシ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Fri1-4:EDU K214
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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Discussion, Student presentation
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 14 : Cultural Studies
Eligible Students Students in Program in Teaching Japanese as a Second Language and other faculties
Keywords Cultural comparison, Public culture
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
The Program of Japanese language education(Comprehensive capabilities & Skills)
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
The purpose of this course is to introduce books useful for cultural research , in accordance with the student's interests and concerns as much as possible.  
Class Schedule lesson1 Write what participants are interested in on a piece of paper.

lesson2 Book recommendation (Each student is expected to give a presentation about a favorite book)

lesson3 Presentation and discussion

lesson4 Presentation and discussion

lesson5 Presentation and discussion

lesson6 Presentation and discussion

lesson7 Presentation and discussion

lesson8 Presentation and discussion

lesson9  Presentation and Debate

lesson10 Presentation and Debate

lesson11 Presentation and Debate

lesson12 Presentation and Debate

lesson13 Presentation and Debate

lesson14 Presentation and Debate

lesson15  Summary

Students attending this class are required to take a three-hour writing test in Japanese.   
Intensively read one book out of about 60 books useful for cultural research, and make a resume of it.
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Read a book to be in time for the presentation

Requirements Students have to make presentations, summarize resumes and make questions and answers to earn the credits.
Grading Method Students attending this class are required to take a three-hour writing test in Japanese.   
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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