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 WNB12000 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 音楽教育学特別研究B
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Special Study in Music Education B
Instructor ITO SHIN
イトウ シン
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Mon1-4:Faculty Office
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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Seminar-oriented, Discussion, Student presentation, etc.
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 Graduate students majoring in Music education
Keywords Music education, research, material/data gathering, material/data analysis, thesis writing
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
In this seminar, students will acquire the skills to explore, analyze and disscuss the themes on music education. They will also acquire the skills for academic writing and presentation. 
Class Schedule Lesson 1 Whole picture of music education research
Lesson 2 Music education and related academic disciplines
Lesson 3 Explore a research theme
Lesson 4 Research methods for music education
Lesson 5 ethical issues on music education research
Lesson 6 Write a review of practical reports
Lesson 7 Write a review of research papers based on qualitative study method
Lesson 8 Write a review of research papers based on quantitative study method
Lesson 9 Write a review of research papers based on mixed method
Lesson 10 Planning and investigating of qualitative research
Lesson 11 Planning and investigating of quantitative research
Lesson 12 Planning and investigating of mixed-method research
Lesson 13 Planning and investigating of practical research
Lesson 14 How to analyze data with qualitative study method
Lesson 15 How to analyze data with quantitative study method 
Colwell, R., Richardson, C. (Eds.) (2002). The New Handbook of Research on Music Teaching and Learning, Oxford University Press.
Rainbow, E. L., Froehlich, H. C. (1987). Research in Music Education: An Introduction to Systematic Inquiry, Schirmer Books.
岸 学・吉田裕明(2010)『ツールとしての統計分析』オーム社
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Textbook, handouts, voice material, image (video/PC/other image material) , must-have PC
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Lesson 1 through 5: Read the distributed materials carefully and summarize them.
Lesson 6 through 9: Review research articles and prepare presentation materials.
Lesson 10 through 13: Develop your research plan and prepare presentation materials.
Lesson 14 through 15: Provide an overview of research methods and prepare a presentation on research methods appropriate to your research plan.
Grading Method The content of your presentation and your contribution to the discussion are evaluated.
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message You need a PC. 
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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