Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC439304 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 音楽文化教育研究法
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Methodology for studying Music Culture Education
イトウ シン,トクナガ タカシ,オオノウチ アイ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  Intensive
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (Int) Inte
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Exercise-oriented, Discussion, 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 Limited to 2nd year students in Music Cultural Course
Keywords Music education research, Method of research, Qualitative study, Quantitative study
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)
Music Culture Education
(Abilities and Skills)
・To acquire skills and intellectual abilities that are required to find a research topic, collect materials, analyze and investigate, and write a thesis concerning music education in secondary education.
・Acquiring the intellectual abilities and skills to write a paper with the ability of defining the issue, gathering information, analyzing, investigating and considering the issue of music education fields.
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・Ability of planning of researches and activities, carrying them out effectively and present the results. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Students will learn research methodology in the field of music culture education, and review previous study in the arera students have interest. 
Class Schedule lesson1  Significance of working on Research
lesson2  Research process
lesson3  Role and structure of introduction section in research paper
lesson4  How to review research paper
lesson5  How to write cited reeference and note
lesson6  Review of music education research (music lessons in schools)
lesson7  Review of music education research (experiment)
lesson8  Review of music education research (history)
lesson9  Review of music education research (lifelong learning)
lesson10  Bibliographic search
lesson11  Review of music research (compose/musical analysis)
lesson12  Review of music research (vocal/instrumental performance)
lesson13  Presentation on selected research theme (Group A)
lesson14  Presentation on selected research theme (Group B)
lesson15  Attend final presentation of senior students

Submission of resume and presentation of research
Japan Music Education Society (Ed.) (2019). Handbook of music education research. Ongaku no tomo sya.
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(More Details) No special instruction
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Lesson 1-5 Review contents and structure of research paper.
Lesson 6-9 Review research papers provided and prepare presentation materials.
Lesson 10 Prepare keywords for bibliographic search.K
Lesson 11-12 Same as Lesson 6-9
Lesson 13-14 Prepare your presentation on your research theme.
Lesson 15 Know and confirm how to make a presentation in the final presentation. 
Requirements You should read at least one book such as "how to write an essay".
Grading Method Achievement degree of works are assessed.
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message To complete a thesis, needless to say, you have to think about the contents, but it is quite important for you also to make the style and form organized precisely. In this class, please learn the process to make theses.
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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