Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC604403 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name グローバル教育観察実習
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Training in Observation of Global Education
クワヤマ ヒサシ,デラコルダ カワシマ ティンカ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  Year
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (Year) Inte
Lesson Style Practical Lesson Style
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class observation, discussion
Basically face-to-face, but, if necessary, utilize online (simultaneous interactive) session by Zoom or Teams. 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 07 : Education
Eligible Students Mainly students in the Globally-Minded Teacher Training Program (Refer to the requirements).
Keywords International Baccalaureate (IB), WWL (World-Wide Learning) Consortium, SGH (Super Global High School), Public schools, Muticulturization, Outward Internationalization, Inward Internationalization, Globalization, Program and Curriculum, Lesson Observation, Post-lesson discussion 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
This course is one of the required subjects for the Gloally-Minded Teacher Training Program.  
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The course aims at understanding features in International Baccalaureate (IB) accredited schools, WWL Consortium base schools and public elementary schools that are rapidly being in multicultural environment through classroom observation.
This opportunity is a valuable experience for students to observe the reality of diverse pupils and students, educational practices, and school cultures.
Class Schedule lesson 1  Orientation
lesson 2  Overview of the International Baccalaureate (IB) program and schools (Lecture)
lesson 3  Observation at Hiroshima International School (1) PYP
lesson 4  Observation at Hiroshima International School (2) MYP
lesson 5  Observation at Hiroshima International School (3) DP
lesson 6  Overview of WWL Consortium (Lecture)
lesson 7  Observation at WWL Consortium base schools (1)
lesson 8  Observation at WWL Consortium base schools (2)
lesson 9  Observation at WWL Consortium base schools (3)
lesson 10  The reality of multicultural public elementary schools (lecture)
lesson 11  Observation at multicultural public elementary schools (1)
lesson 12  Observation at multicultural public elementary schools (2)
lesson 13  Observation at multicultural public elementary schools (3)
lesson 14  Reflection and discussion (1)
lesson 15  Reflection and discussion (2)

Observation report in each school visit, and the term paper.  
No specific textbook, but reading materials in English will be distributed before/in the classes. If the students would like to have more detailed information, some books will be recommended as references corresponding to the student's interest and willingness. 
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(More Details) Lesson Observation in School Visits 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
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Preparation and
Preparation/refrection are required before/after each class. Join the classes always with questions from the perspective of critical and creative thinking.  
Requirements This course is set mainly for students taking the Globally-Minded Teacher Training Program. Considering the coordination and collaboration with respective schools, we may restrict other students who wish to take the course in the registration.  
Grading Method Assignment reports: 80%
Class participation and contribution including attitude in observation and discussion: 20% 
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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