Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (Master's Course) Division of Humanities and Social Sciences Law and Politics Program
Lecture Code WMDA0334 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 特別研究III
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Special Research III
Instructor CHOKYU
チョウキュウ アスカ
Campus Higashi-Senda Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Tues7-8
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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Seminar, discussion, presentation 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 02 : Political Science
Eligible Students
Keywords International Political Economy 
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)
Class Objectives
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Students will recieve research instructions in accord with thier research interest to prepare thier master's theses. 
Class Schedule 1. Introduction, Self-introduction, Determination of presenters and order
2. Research presentation (1)
3. Research presentation (2)
4. Research presentation (3)

5. Writing Master's thesis/methodology (1)
6. Writing Master's Thesis, Methodology (2)
7. Master's thesis writing/methodology (3)
8. Master's thesis writing/methodology (4)
9. Master's thesis writing/methodology (5)
10. Master's thesis writing/methodology (6)
11. Writing Master's Thesis/Methodology (7)
12. Writing Master's Thesis/Methodology (8)

13. Interim presentation of master's thesis (1)
14. Interim presentation of master's thesis (2)
15. Final presentation of master's thesis
Todayama, Kazuhisa [2022], "[Latest Edition] Thesis Classroom: From Report to Thesis" NHK Publishing Co.
Kume, Ikuo [2013], Reasoning about Causes: Practice in Political Analysis Methodology, Yuhikaku.
Shuichiro Ito [2011], Introduction to Policy Research: Problem Solving Techniques through Hypothesis Testing, University of Tokyo Press.
Masaaki Takane [1979], The Methodology of Creation, Kodansha Gendai Shinsho 
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Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Students can recieve advice during the course. 
Grading Method Students will be evaluated on the basis of their report preparation and acievement. 
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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