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 Teaching Japanese as a Second Language Program
Lecture Code WND21050 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 異文化間教育学演習
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Seminar on Intercultural Education
ナカヤマ アキコ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Tues5-8:EDU A111
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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Classroom discussion, Student presentation,  
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 06 : Linguistics
Eligible Students
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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This course aim to understanding the importance of language learner's life stories. 
Class Schedule 1)Orientation

2)Learning from language learners' story

3)Language learning and identity

4)  Language learning and identity

5)Immigrant women's stories-Eva's case

6)Immigrant women's stories-Mai's case

7)Immigrant women's stories-Katarina's case

8)Immigrant women's stories-Martina's case 

9)Immigrant women's stories-Felicia's case

10)Rethinking language learning and teaching foreground 

11)Rethinking language learning and teaching foreground

12)Rethinking language learning and teaching foreground

13)Rethinking language learning and teaching foreground

14)Reflect your own language learning
15)Reflect your own language learning

Being reflexive is one of the important value for language researcher and teacher. Try to relate your own experiences with the discussion in the classroom.
Bonny Norton (2013) Identity and Language Learning. Multilingual Matters. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Reading materials, handouts, PC 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
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Preparation and
Reading assignment is important to participate classroom discussion. Please finish it before the class. 
Requirements This course is not recommended for students who are not interested in engaging in discussion with their classmates. 
Grading Method Presentation, Final report, Particiapation 
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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