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 WND25050 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 海外日本語教育実践研究
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Practicum in Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language
ナカヤマ アキコ,ニシナ ヨウコ,マツミ ノリオ,ナガタ リョウタ,ワタナベ トモコ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Weds5-6:EDU A103
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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Exercise-oriented, Discussion, Student presentation, Field work, Hands-on work 
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) 07 : Education
Eligible Students Student in the program of teaching Japanese as a second language
Keywords On-site training of Japanese language education, Understanding of different culture, Teaching method of foreign language 
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
Through field survey and trial exercises concerning cross-cultural understanding and instruction methods of Japanese educaton as a foreign language, we aim to consider some issues in practical use, such as the current situation of Japanese education as a foreign language in different cultures, classroom management, classroom activities, etc. 
Class Schedule Lesson 1 Orientation
Lesson 2 Foreign language education
Lesson 3 Research culture of a country where students will have a training
Lesson 4 Presentation aboculture of a country where students will have a training
Lesson 5 Syllubas and teaching methods.
Lesson 6 How to teach entry revel grammar
Lesson 7 How to study entry revel grammar
Lesson 8 Class analysis
Lesson 9 Trial lesson
Lesson 10 Making of Teaching Plan
Lesson 11 Trial lesson
Lesson 12 Making of Teaching Plan
Lesson 13 Making of Teaching Plan
Lesson 14 Trial lesson
Lesson 15 Review

Exchange with overseas students of Japanese language is planned as an extracurricular activity. Participating in these activities is highly encouraged. 
Introduced in class 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Textbook, Materials provided in class, Audio teaching materials, Screen image (Video/PC/Other image materials) 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
About the culture of appointed overseas educational institutions and the states, perform the fact-finding about various problems of the cross-cultural experience for the foreign student, if there are any foreign students, do the same activities related to that person.
Analyze the teaching materials and a syllabus used in overseas educational institutions and learn about introduction methods and exercise methods of a beginner's class grammar practically
Having an observation of class, and make a report
About the analyzed teaching materials, make lesson plan in line with the class degree of progress and do exercises (two times of one person) of the teaching practice. A state of the training is videotaped and conduct a self assessment. 
Requirements Hoped for to students who have taken Japanese Language Curriculum Design and Methods of Teaching Japanese as a Second Language. 
Grading Method Report on living survey on targeted culture (15%), Class analysis report (15%), Teaching materials analysis report (15%), Lesson plan (25%),trial lessons(20%)attendance(10%) 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message This class is very important for the students who will be able to ready for teaching Japanese overseas. Positive attitude is required. The scheduled visiting countries are China, South Korea, Indonesia, New Zealand, Thai, Sri Lanka. 
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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