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 Integrated Arts and Human Sciences Program
Lecture Code WMJ61301 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 福祉社会論
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Welfare Sociology and Social Policy Studies
カワモト ナオエ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Thur1-4:IAS A809
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 05 : Sociology
Eligible Students
Keywords Welfare society theory basics 
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within Educational
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Class Objectives
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The class will provide an overview of the three key aspects of welfare society theory - empirical verification, implementation, and philosophical underpinnings - and will examine the key issues relating to the realization of welfare society. 
Class Schedule Session 1 Introductory guidance

Session 2 Introductory guidance

Session 3 Overview (1)

Session 4 Overview (1)

Session 5 Overview (2)

Session 6 Overview (3)

Session 7 Overview (4)

Session 8 Overview (5)

Session 9 Overview (6)

Session 10 Itemized discussion (1)

Session 11 Itemized discussion (2)

Session 12 Itemized discussion (3)

Session 13 Itemized discussion (4)

Session 14 Itemized discussion (5)

Session 15 Final discussion

Students will be required to write a short report after each session. There will be no end-of-semester final exam or final report. 
This information has not been finalized yet, but some textbooks (in Japanese and/or in English) will be indicated during the Introductory guidance session. 
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Preparation and
For Session 1: No particular preparation will be required.
For Sessions 2 - 15: Students will be expected to have read the textbooks etc. set for that session, and to submit a short written report. 
Grading Method Up to 30 points will be awarded for discussion in class, and up to 70 points for the final report, giving a maximum possible total score of 100 points; in principle, those students who score at least 60 points will be deemed to have passed. 
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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