Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC430203 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 音楽文化(音楽科)カリキュラムデザイン論
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Curriculum Design in Music Culture Education
Instructor ITO SHIN
イトウ シン
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Thur1-4:EDU F313
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
Lecture-oriented, Exercise-oriented, Student presentation
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 interested in a teaching certificate for music education
Keywords Curriculum guidelines, Music course curriculum, Development, Leaning field, Academic ability
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Students acquire knowledge of the concept of curriculum structure and its specifics necessary for music classes. Also, students will acquire the ability to look at the overall view of music education in schools. 
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Music Culture Education
(Abilities and Skills)
・To acquire practical ability in secondary music education such as skills to design curriculum, develop teaching materials and create learning guiding plans. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
We understand national / international music curriculum. Through making annual teaching plan, we acquire basic skills for establishing a music curriculum. In addition, we understand academic ability on music education, and  apply the knowledge in designing a framework for music education. 
Class Schedule Lesson 1 History and system of music education
Lesson 2 Systematical basis of music education / Overview of educational guidlines
Lesson 3 Aim and method of curriculum design 1 (image of music learner)
Lesson 4 Aim and method of curriculum design 2 (musical achievement)
Lesson 5 View of musical development for curriculum design
Lesson 6 Types of music curriculum
Lesson 7 Learning realm in music education
Lesson 8 Music education curriculum abroad 1 (analysis)
Lesson 9 Music education curriculum abroad 2 (presentation)
Lesson 10 Musical skills and abilities
Lesson 11 Learning content 1 (musical ability)
Lesson 12 Learning content 2 (universal content)
Lesson 13 Annual Teaching Plan in music education
Lesson 14 Making images of annual teaching plan
Lesson 15 Review

Comment sheets and end-of-term report 
Commentary on Curriculum Guidelines for Junior and Senior High Schools (Elementary, Junior high, Senior high) 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Textbook, Materials provided in class, Screen image (Video/PC), a must-have PC
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Lesson 1~2 Read provided materials thoroughly
Lesson 3~5 Read the textbook thoroughly
Lesson 6~11 Read Curriculum Guidelines and provided materials thouroughly
Lesson 12 Prepare materials for making an annual teaching plan
Lesson 13~14 Read provided materials thoroughly
Lesson 15  Review the contents of the textbook and the provided materials covered so far
Grading Method Not more than 5 day absences, otherwise you will be failed.
Comment Sheets 50%
End-of-term report 50%
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message You need a PC. 
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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