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 Educational Sciences Educational Design for Teacher Educators Program
Lecture Code WNB00505 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name カリキュラム開発特別研究
Subject Name
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Special Study in Curriculum Development
マツミヤ ナガコ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Inte:Faculty Office
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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The basic principle is non-face-to-face meetings.
Follow-up face-to-face meetings and tutoring will be conducted as necessary.

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) 08 : Curriculum and Instruction Sciences
Eligible Students
Keywords SDG_04, SDG_17 
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
/Class Outline
Regarding the issues of English education, students enhance the qualities needed to continue learning throughout life and teach them to acquire knowledge and skills in stages through the basics of reading and reviewing basic literature, designing research methods, conducting research, presenting research at academic societies, preparing research reports, research ethics, etc., In addition, through research exchange with different specialized fields, cultivate diversified viewpoints and collaborative skills necessary for curriculum development.
In detail, students will be able to do  the following things;
(1) Understand the background of the research area and set a research question.
(2) Plan a research procedure and conduct it.
(3) Analize the gotten data to give an answer to the research question.
(4) Convey the result and what can be driven from the result to readers by proper academic writing.
(5) Point out the issues to be solved in the future research.
(6) Conduct a research by following the moral guidline and paying good consideration for informants. 
Class Schedule lesson1: Orientation
lesson2: Introduce and discuss the research theme
lesson3: Decide the research theme
lesson4: Introduce and discuss the research plan
lesson5: Study the detail of the research plan
lesson6: Understand the role of preceding researches
lesson7: Collect the preceding researches
lesson8: Arrange and edit the preceding researches
lesson9: Find issues from the preceding researches
lesson10: Rethink the resaeach theme
lesson11: Rethink the research plan
lesson12: Make the research plan
lesson13: Discuss the research plan
lesson14: Prepare for conducting the research
lesson15: Summary of the course

Though exam will not be given, students are expected to prepare to show the progress of their research in every lesson. 
No textbook will be used.  Reading lists will be given. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) DVD, handouts 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Lesson 2-11: Be flexible to modify your research theme and plan by reading the preceding researches and arranging the gist of them.
Lesson 12-14: Since without the concrete and detailed reserach plan, the research will surely encounter difficulty later, so try hard to make a good and detailed reserach plan. 
Grading Method Commitment to one's own research (80%)
Contributive remarks on other graduate students' research (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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